To observe Jon Kimmel with students is not unlike watching him create a piece in the woodshop. He is gentle yet straightforward, committed to technique yet innovative, and a patient guide whose wry sense of humor brings levity to challenges. Read more!
middle school teacher
Although he is only 18 years old, this recent alumnus hasn’t let his age stop him from becoming an entrepreneur. Sebastian is the founder of HopeFit, an athletic clothing company that donates a percentage of its profits to sustainable, social impact organizations. Read more!
class of 2015
As Judy Asselin describes it, “Westtown is in my blood!” She and her parents are alumni (she’s actually a 4th generation alumnae), and she has been involved at Westtown for the better part of 35 years as a parent, Middle and Upper School English teacher, theater teacher, and trustee. Read more!
class of 1971
The sunlight-dappled room hums with activity. A little girl helps a classmate unzip his jacket and hangs it in his cubby for him. Two little boys sit together on oversized chairs sounding out words in a book. Their teacher stops to listen in and gently corrects their pronunciation. Read more!
For Kevin Eppler, helping students realize their power to make change in the world is just part of his every day life. As Assistant Dean of Students, Upper School Religion teacher, Religion Department Chair, and girls’ varsity soccer coach... Read more!
assistant dean, chair, religion department
Julee Wilson graduated from Westtown School in 2000. After receiving her B. A. in Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, Julee moved to New York City where she started working on a career in publishing. Her first job took place at Real Simple magazine where she stayed for six and a half years. She then left Real Simple as the Staff Fashion Editor in order to become The Huffington Post’s BlackVoices Style and Beauty editor. Read more!
class of 2000