The President’s Scholars retreat culminates with a talent show featuring acts ranging from the classical to the comic. The common theme is creativity.
Emcees Adam Haller, in the sleeper with footies,
and Sid Basu, as a Twinkie, proved as entertaining
as the performers themselves.
Austin Follett presents “Blue’s Clues.”
An appreciative audience: Charanya Krishnaswami,
Maia VanDyke, Nikki Pasrija, and Jupin Malhi.
Lucy Duke on violin, accompanied by Timothy Roy
Timothy Roy, Michael Evans, Matt Lindner, and Josh Wood
present “Michael and the Magical Mixtape.”
Michael Evans and Josh Wood.
Karl Kashfi, Martha Starke, Jeanne Tunks, and
Alexis Darrough and Cat Conner perform "Turkish Kiss.”
All the right moves: Jupin Malhi, Cat Conner,
and Alexis Darrough.
The uncanny can-can: Scholars, faculty and staff form
a motley chorus line.
Who let the dog out? Matthew Linder with
the SMU-in-Taos resident pooch, Duke.
Aaargh! Emcees Adam Haller and Sid Basu
provide comic relief.
Senior Emily Loeb.
Charanya Krishnaswami, Rachel Simpson, Jupin Malhi,
Maia VanDyke and Nikki Pasrija as the Spice Girls
Senior Keith Kobylka.
Jonathan Koh becomes a stand-up comic –
was anyone scouting for SNL?
Fancy footwork by Aaron Ketrow.
First-year photo-op: (back row): P.J. Gardner,
Charanya Krishnaswami, Maia VanDyke, Nikki Pasrija,
Alex Frolov; (front row): Rachel Simpson, Jupin Malhi,
and Melissa Bosma.
A class act: Aaron Ketrow, Brian “Milk Man” Albrecht,
and Austin Follett present the long-awaited senior skit
(with complicit classmates).