Dawson Alumni

We invite our graduates to stay connected to fellow alumni, the School, and our community! Here, Dawson alumni can learn about upcoming events and ways to support the School, and read and submit stories.


We love hearing from you! If you have any questions, please contact Marketing Communications & Events Manager Shea Phillips at sphillips@adsrm.org.


Paige Poggione '13 Delivers the Class of 2020 Commencement Address

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  • Hafter

    Gabriel Hafter '16 was selected as a 2020 Horatio Alger State Scholar for Nevada! The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles. Congratulations, Gabriel!
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  • Twinning!

    Before winter break, Dawson Bears in Ms. Amanda Brazell's first-grade class got a special visit from her twin sister 1st Lt. Taler Brazell '16!  Amanda '16 is our first alum teacher, and yes, they are also the daughters of K-4 Support Specialist Ms. Jan Brazell. They have truly made Dawson their educational home and it was such a special moment for us (especially our Dawson Bears!) to see them back on campus together.
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Miranda Derossi '15, Adam Esrig '15, and Katherine Woloson '15

Miranda Derossi ’15 graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and attends Wesleyan University, Adam Esrig '15 graduated from West Career & Tech Academy and attends The George Washington University, and Katherine Woloson graduated from Northwest Career & Tech Academy and attends New York University.

Ashley Lee '14, Sarah Jane James '14, and Eli Porras '18

Ashley Lee '14 is a student at UC Berkeley, Sarah Jane James '14 is a student at University of Portland, and Eli Porras '18 currently attends Phillips Exeter Academy. 

Owen Rosebeck '12

Owen Rosebeck ’12 graduated from Bishop Gorman High School in 2016 and is currently a senior at Pomona College where he a member of the golf team.

Defne Egbo '15

Defne Egbo ’15 graduated from The Thacher School and currently attends Barnard College.

Hannah Rogers '11

Hannah Rogers '11 was the valedictorian at Bishop Gorman High School in 2015 and graduated from Duke University in 2019. While at Duke, Hanna was a member of the all-female a cappella group Out of the Blue.

Petroglyph Magazine Features

Defne Egbo '15

Michael Kwok '10

Amanda & Taler Brazell '09

Joshua Mirman '09

The Alexander Dawson School

The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain, an independent school located on 33-acres in the community of Summerlin, is Nevada’s first Stanford University Challenge Success partner school for students in early childhood through grade eight. Utilizing the unique Challenge Success framework, Dawson uses research-based strategies and programs that emphasize student wellbeing and a healthy school-life balance to create more engaged, motivated, and resilient learners. 
Students achieve their individual potential while savoring life and meeting the challenges of the world.