The simple joys of childhood—having an ice cream, playing with friends in her parent’s grassy yard in St. Petersburg, just being a normal kid—were not always options for Adia Ross MD, MHA, chief medical officer of Duke Regional Hospital (DRH) and assistant professor of General Internal Medicine. As a small child, she suffered from severe asthma.
Alumni Spotlights share the stories of Chargers in all phases of their careers and lives after Shorecrest. Hear from: Kim Rappaport ‘91, Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at Columbia Records, who's been working behind the scenes for years to bring music to the world.
Patrick Wilson (Shorecrest Class of 1991), the youngest of John and Mary K. Wilson’s boys, graduated from Tony-nominated performances in Broadway musicals to above-the-title roles in A-list films including Aquaman, Insidious, Running With Scissors, The A-Team and all three of the mega-hot movies in the Conjuring series. He received a Golden Globe nomination for the FX series Fargo.
In baseball and in life, sometimes you have to fail to succeed. It’s a lesson JC Barrott '22 knows well. "Baseball is a game of failure, so it’s really a life lesson that you have to keep failing at life in order to succeed,” Barrott said.
The Shorecrest Prep senior has had his share of strikeouts, but now, he’s a home-run hitter. With a .514 batting average, his statistics speak for themselves.
On Saturday, May 21, the 87 members of the Shorecrest Preparatory School Class of 2022 received their diplomas in the Janet Root Theatre. Read about the Commencement ceremony and special reflections shared.