GPS Senior Supper Was With Muenster Food Truck

Thursday, August 14, 2014
GPS students at the Senior Supper.
GPS students at the Senior Supper.

Members of the Class of 2015, the senior team of faculty, and administrators enjoyed a menu of grilled cheese options from the Muenster food truck on Wednesday at the annual Senior Supper at the Founders House. 

Head of School Autumn Graves welcomed the girls to her new home and shared with them her hopes for their senior year. “You are my girls,” she said, noting that this class would be her first graduation class at GPS.

The food truck’s menu for dinner was inspired by Neha Patel Shah ’07, whose husband owns the franchise. Among the choices were “GPS We Love Extol Thee,” “Grilled with Power and Strength,” “The May Day,” “B Period,” and “The Potato Sack.”  

At the conclusion of dinner, an ice cream truck drove up to the house and dispensed frozen treats. See more photos from the dinner here.


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