Mr. Loebs graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Middlebury College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Classics. In recognition of his work in the Department of Classics at Middlebury, Mr. Loebs received the George H. Catlin Prize, the Catlin Fund, the Eaton Prize, and the Eve Adler Memorial Summer Study Award. While focusing on Greek and Latin literature and historiography at Middlebury, Mr. Loebs also studied philosophy, German, and political theory, and he attended summer language schools at Middlebury College and the University of Chicago.
As a Teaching Fellow in Latin at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, Mr. Loebs hopes to place students in dialogue with some of the most enduring works of the human mind and contribute to the school’s spirit of critical reflection. He was drawn to BASIS Independent because he wanted to pursue his interests in language, literature, and teaching with a body of committed and intelligent students. He was also eager to learn from the seasoned Subject Expert Teachers that make up BASIS Independent Silicon Valley’s faculty.
In his spare time, Mr. Loebs enjoys reading, writing, listening to music, and searching for his vicinity’s best independent bookstores and bakeries.