About the Alumni Association

The Metairie Park Country Day School Alumni Association is the vehicle through which the School keeps in touch with over 2,800 alumni throughout the world. The Alumni Association provides continuing opportunities for Country Day alumni to keep in touch with each other and the School, and to support Country Day.

The Alumni Board is the governing body of the Alumni Association. Members are elected to two-year terms and serve on various committees to implement programs and events sponsored by the Alumni Association. 

Each year the Alumni Board organizes and sponsors several events, including Senior Supper, Homecoming, and Alumni Weekend.

To learn more about the Alumni Board or to be considered for membership, please contact Jennifer Marsiglia, Director of Alumni Relations, at (504) 849-3114 or jennifer_marsiglia@mpcds.com.

Get Involved

Throughout the year the Alumni Association relies heavily on the generosity of volunteers. It's easy to get involved and join the fun. We can always use volunteers for the positions listed below or simply contact the Alumni Office if you are willing to donate your time. 

To volunteer, please contact Jennifer Marsiglia, Director of Alumni Relations, at (504) 849-3114 or jennifer_marsiglia@mpcds.com.

Come Back, Give Back Committee Member
The Come Back, Give Back Committee, comprised of reunion party planning chairs and Country Day Fund alumni giving representatives, helps engage Country Day alumni in meaningful ways throughout the year. 

Class Liaison gather news from classmates to submit to the School and organize class reunions.

Alumni Ambassadors help coordinate and/or host out-of town events for alumni.

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    The Alumni Board provides leadership in planning and implementing the Alumni Association's projects, such as Homecoming, the Country Day Fund, Alumni Weekend and local and regional gatherings.
    Mr. Paul Viguerie 1986 
    Past President
    Mr. William Wolf 1999 
    Director of Alumni Relations
    Mrs. Jennifer LaCorte Marsiglia 1997 
    Mr. Thomas Beron 1980
    Ms. Chelsey Birdsall 2009  
    Mrs. Karen Smythe Breen 1989 
    Mr. Timothy Bright 1977  
    Mr. Billy Crosby 2009 
    Mr. Nick Dietzen 1997 
    Mrs. Emily Strong Dike 2001 
    Ms. Zana Georges 2011 
    Mr. Will Hales 2004 
    Mr. Wiley Lastrapes 1964
    Mr. Mark Latter 1996 
    Mr. Barry Mabry 1967 
    Mr. John Moss 1994
    Mrs. Holly Mabry Poole 2006 
    Ms. Blair Price 2010 
    Mr. John Schwing 1982 
    Mr. Gaines Seaman 1994
    Mr. Jake Weinstock 2009 
    Mr. Wardlaw Witherspoon 1991
    Mr. Chris Wootten 2002
300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005 (504) 837-5204
Established in 1929, Metairie Park Country Day School is a coed private school for New Orleans area students in early childhood through Grade 12. From the elementary grades through upper school, the care and cultivation of each child comes to life in our exciting academic program, creative arts, and competitive athletic offerings.

Notice of Non-DiscriminationBased on receipt of federal financial assistance through a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) under the CAREs Act, the School acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school-administered student and employee programs and activities.  Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed Mike McGuire, Athletic Director (Title IX), mike_mcguire@mpcds.com, 504-849-3190, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005; Jen Sciortino, Director of Academic Excellence (Section 504), jen_sciortino@mpcds.com, 504-838-3304, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005; Bonnie LaGraize, Chief Financial Officer (Title IX and Section 504), bonnie_lagraize@mpcds.com, 504-849-3106, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005, or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA.  Please refer to the School’s SBA Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

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