Category Archives: An Eye On Alumni

Tara Siesener Plays Lead Role in “Hairspray” for Cruise Line

Ladue Horton Watkins High School graduate, Tara Siesener, is currently playing Tracy Turnblad, the lead role in the musical Hairspray, aboard the Oasis of the Seas cruise ship.  This is the first full scale broadway production aboard a cruise ship and Siesener says, “I’m having a blast!” Siesener formerly played the role of Turnblad in the Las Vegas Company of Hairspray and is delighted to be continuing the role aboard the Oasis of the Seas.

Class of 2007: Kimberly Hartstein Receives Fulbright Grant

Kimberly Hartstein - Fulbright Grant

Having graduated from Washington University in 2011, Ms. Hartstein has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to study chemistry at the Westfälische Wilhelm Universität Münster in Münster, Germany.  Following her year of research abroad, she will enter the Ph.D program at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Earlier this month, Ms. Hartstein presented a poster at the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2011 in Bremen, Germany through an American Chemical Society Travel Award.