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Two companies helmed by HWS alums appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s 2022 Favorite Things list. Showcasing small businesses, the list featured the Sweet Potato Cake from Caroline’s Cakes, where Richard Reutter ’04 serves as president, and the Classic Lip Gloss Collection from 2.4.1 Cosmetics, the company cofounded by Feven Yohannes ’04.


The Netflix adaptation of the 2015 novel by Jessica Knoll ’06 was released this fall. Knoll is both the screenwriter and an executive producer for Luckiest Girl Alive, a mystery thriller starring Mila Kunis as magazine editor Ani Fanelli. Knoll (left) is pictured here at the premiere with the film’s stars, Chiara Aurelia (who plays a young Ani), Kunis and Finn Wittrock. (PHOTO COURTESY OF IMAGE PRESS AGENCY / ALAMY STOCK PHOTO.)


The Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association inducted legendary Hobart Coach Francis L. “Babe” Kraus 1924 into its Hall of Fame in December. Kraus led the Statesmen for 37 seasons between 1927 and 1966, compiling a 208–119-5 record, including the team’s first undefeated season in 1938. His grandson, Jim Kraus ’74, accepted the plaque at the induction ceremony in Florida, joined by family and members of the HWS community.



Performing as Lynda Starr, singer-songwriter Youdlyn Moreau ’13 was one of the three winners of the Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night in May 2022 — just a few short weeks before dazzling judges at the 2022 Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans, where she won the New & Next Artist Competition. It was “an absolute dream come true” for the R&B musician, but it’s also “just the beginning.” As the 2022 winner, Moreau will be back at the 2023 Essence Festival, performing at the Superlounge at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. (PHOTO BY JOHNY JONES)