CS&A Fellows

2022 Summer Fellows

TABS is delighted to introduce the Carney, Sandoe & Associates 2022 Summer Fellows.
These four individuals represent high ambition, authenticity, and character, and CS&A has awarded each a grant to attend TABS Summer Session.

Boarding School Alliance Partner

Kena Chavva

Deerfield Academy ma

Kena Chavva grew up in New Jersey and attended Barnard College in New York City, where she graduated in 2022 with honors and a degree in English. At Barnard, she worked at the Writing Center, hosted a show on her college’s radio station, and wrote her thesis on a Telugu-language translation of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. In her senior year, she was recognized through the W. Cabell Greet Prize for excellence in the study of English, as well as through the Friedman Belfer Writing Fellow Award and the Erica Mann Jong ’63 Writing Fellow Endowment Award for her work at the Writing Center. She is passionate about helping students develop their own positive relationships with reading, writing, and speech, as well as reframing the hegemony of the English language. She is delighted to join the community at Deerfield Academy as the Penn Fellow in the English Department.

Katharine conklin

loomis chaffee school ct

Katharine Conklin (she/her/hers) recently graduated summa cum laude from Wellesley College with departmental honors in Education. Her thesis, “BIPOC Students’ Experiences with Mentoring and Community in an Elite Boarding School,” attends to notions of sense of belonging and the development of trusting relationships formed between students and adult mentors. She has taught as a peer tutor at Wellesley College and an intern at St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH. Now enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, Katharine will begin working in the History, Philosophy, & Religious Studies Department at the Loomis Chaffee School—located in Windsor, Connecticut—in the fall as a Penn Fellow. She is thrilled to be joining a learning community committed to education for “the best self and the common good.” When not working in or thinking about schools, Katharine enjoys reading, running, and cooking with her family.

jack franko

webb school tn

Jack is a recent magna cum laude graduate of the College of William and Mary, earning a B.B.A. in Business Analytics with a concentration in Finance. He has spent the last 6 summers serving as a counselor and lead counselor at residential boarding camps in the mountains of western Virginia. Jack is a graduate of St. Christopher’s School in Richmond. Starting this fall, he will begin teaching high school math and economics at The Webb School of Tennessee. In addition to teaching, Jack will serve in the school’s athletic department and residential life program.

Analisa Sevilla

Phillips Academy MA

Analisa is a recent graduate of Hamilton College where she studied Hispanic Studies and Linguistics. Having spent the past two summers tutoring math, heritage Spanish, and Spanish 1 with the TRIO Upward Bound program at the University of Montevallo, Analisa is eager to learn more from a new position in the classroom at Phillips Academy Andover starting this fall as a Spanish Teaching Fellow. As a heritage Spanish speaker and the product of three generations of educators, Analisa is looking forward to sharing her passion for the language and cultures while building meaningful relationships with students as a teacher and a house counselor.