Keith Haring, Class of 1976
(May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990)
Keith Haring is one of the most renowned artists of the late 20th century. Through his art, Keith commented on socio-political issues with the messages being as important as the medium. Believing that art is for everyone, Keith made his work freely available in public places. Prior to his death, Keith established a foundation that continues to support non-profit organizations that assist underprivileged children, as well as organizations involved in education, research, and care related to AIDS.
Julie Stark, Class of 1979
Julie Stark worked in visual effects on major motion pictures for 25 years contributing to numerous Academy Award-winning films including “Life of Pi” for which her team won the 2013 Oscar for Best Visual Effects. She left the film industry the same year and returned to Berks County to establish Stark Juice LLC in Kempton PA where she produces a line of raw and unpasteurized juices made from seasonal, fresh, cold-pressed fruits and vegetables.