Lighthouse Alumni 

Welcome to the Lighthouse alumni page. Whether you graduated last year or fifty years ago, SLP alumni are 'Panthers for Life,' and we invite you to stay connected by keeping us posted on what you've been up to since graduation and seeing what others have been up to as well. 

Alumni News

Lighthouse alumni with Mr. Fletcher

"I wouldn't be where I am today if I hadn't walked into Lighthouse 11 years ago. You (referring to Mr. Fletcher) and all the other teachers there helped me learn how to learn, which I think is the most important thing a teacher can teach." – Adrian, third year architecture student in Eugene, Oregon

Natasha Powell, SLP Lighthouse Alum

Natasha Powell, a Spring Lake Park Schools' graduate, is working in a cancer research lab at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU). Powell, who graduated in 2013 from Spring Lake Park High School and Lighthouse School, has her sights set high to pursue a doctorate at Rockefeller University and conduct immunotherapy-based cancer research.  

Joe in his learning center called Mathnasium

Joe Shoulak, a Spring Lake Park School's Lighthouse graduate, open a learning center called Mathnasium in Golden Valley in April 2018. The goal behind Mathnasium help children grades 2-12 excel at math by using a customized learning plan and personalized instruction in a way that makes sense to them.

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Shena Tschofen, a former Spring Lake Park School's Lighthouse student, is a circus artist based in Montreal.

She graduated from the National Circus School in Montreal in 2016, and recently completed a two-year tour with Cirque Èloize's original cast of Saloon. 

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Alumni Facts

Universities Attended

  • University of Minnesota
  • Stanford University
  • Grinnell College
  • MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Olin College of Engineering
  • And many more


  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Circus
Contact Us

Recently received a grant or other award? Accepted an exciting new position? Your former classmates want to hear from you. Keep us posted on what you have been up to since graduation. Please share your news and we will publish it in the "Alumni News" section of our website. 

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