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The 2011 Peabody Roundtable Dinner

Posted by on Monday, January 23, 2012 in Around the Mall, Issue, Winter 2012.

The Peabody Roundtable Donor Society convened for dinner on September 15 in the Wyatt Center rotunda. The Roundtable is comprised of donors of $1,000 or more annually to Peabody. Brian A. Griffith, assistant clinical professor of human and organizational development; Rob McFadden, headmaster at Benton Hall Academy, Franklin, Tenn.; Tatiana Peredo, BS’07, MEd’10, educational consultant for KidTalk and communication coach; Pearl Sims, EdD’03, senior lecturer in education at Peabody; and David Thombs, MD’63, clinical professor of pediatrics, were honored for their work with students from toddlers to adult learners. Bruce McCandliss, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development, spoke on “Education and the Developing Brain” following presentation of the honorees.

H. Rodes Hart, chair of the Shape the Future campaign, (right) with Carr Payne and Elizabeth Payne McKinny
Educator Honorees with Dean Benbow (far left) include Rob McFadden, Brian Griffith, Tatiana Peredo, Pearl Sims and Dr. David Thombs
From left: Honoree Dr. David Thombs, Dean Benbow, Cherrie Farnette and Jeffrey Eskind
From left: Bernice Gordon, BS’56, Ann Carell, BS’57, and Edie Bass
Tom and Georgia Davis, parents of current Peabody student Carey, who will graduate in 2014


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