Mrs. Gretchen Bensinger Hurtt

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Administration, English
Dean of Studies, English, Field Hockey

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EdM, Harvard University 1999
BA, Princeton University 1994

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A 1990 graduate of St. Andrew’s, Gretchen played field hockey, basketball and lacrosse, was an editor of the Cardinal, played flute in the band and was a residential leader. She earned her A.B. in English from Princeton, where she played field hockey and lacrosse, and later a master’s degree in Education at Harvard.

Gretchen has taught English at Kent Denver School in Denver, Colo.; Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, Calif.; Severn School in Annapolis, Md.; and at summer programs at The Hill School, Pa. and Salisbury School, Ct.

She has also served on the Board of St. Anne’s Episcopal School, and has been both participant and co-convener of the St. Andrew’s Summer Institute. Gretchen, her husband, Cal ’90, and their sons, Liam ’22 and Gibson, live near campus on their small farm.