In Memoriam: Mr. Eric Rothschild (1937–2018)

Mr. Eric Rothschild passed away October 29, 2018. A beloved teacher to many, Mr. Rothschild taught history at Scarsdale High School from 1964 to 1998. He served as Chair of the Social Studies Department from 1973 to 1998. Mr. Rothschild was instrumental in the construction of the 1966 Scarsdale STEP program (Student Transfer Education Plan) that welcomed the first students from the deep South. He went on to serve on the STEP Board and eventually became its President. Even after his retirement in 1998, he was an active member of the board. In his retirement, he was also active in the Scarsdale Alumni Association as President from 1999 to 2005 and as Secretary in 2006. In 2006, as Chair of the Distinguished Alumni Committee, he was well known in the community for selecting and presenting annual distinguished alumni awards to accomplished Scarsdale alumni. 

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Posted: July 25, 2019
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