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Worcester Preparatory School Newsletter                                                Graduation 2018

                                                   Inside WPS

            Top Commencement 2018 Honors                       Commencement Speaker
            (L-R) Anchia Batra/Valedictorian; Brenner Maull/Best All-  (L-R) Headmaster Dr. Barry Tull and President of the Board
            Round Student; and Deborah Marini/Salutatorian.    of Trustees Charles R. Jenkins. Dr. Tull, who will retire as
                                                               Headmaster after 48 years of dedicated service to WPS, was
                                                               this year's Commencement Speaker.

            Academic Convocation Top Award Recipients          Convocation Speaker
            (L-R) Dominic Anthony/Headmaster’s Academic Award,   A standout student who accumulated numerous academic
            Grades 9-11; Henry Taboh/Best All-Round Student, Grades   and athletic awards, Alumnus Garvey Heiderman '05 was the
            9-11; Lily Baeurle/Best All-Round Student, Grades 6-8;   guest speaker at Academic Convocation. Following WPS,
            Abbey Miller/Headmaster’s Academic Award, Grades 6-8.    he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a
            Best All-Round student awards are selected by a written vote   Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. While at Penn he played
            of faculty and staff.                              lacrosse all four years, was the Most Improved Player in his
                                                               sophomore year, and was named Most Outstanding Player his
                                                               senior year.  In 2014, he returned to OC to manage his family’s
                                                               restaurant, The Hobbit, and to help coach WPS boys' lacrosse.

            Cum Laude Society Inductees                         Headmaster for a Day
            The William E. Esham, Jr. Chapter of the Cum Laude Society   Sophomore Ashley Laws acted as the Headmaster on May
            inducted the following 2018 members: (L-R) Matt Durkin,   31.  Her parents purchased the “Headmaster for a Day” at
            Connor Cebula, Dominic Anthony, Grace Schwartz, Maya   the annual Gala’s fundraising auction this past March. Her
            Natesan, Kendall Whaley, Caroline Pasquariello, Rachael   day was filled with staff meetings, classroom visits, and fun
            Weidman, Olivia Parker, Eliza Chaufournier.         surprises for all!

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