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Worcester Preparatory School Newsletter                                                Graduation 2018

                        Worcester Honors & Family Weekend
            To kick off Alumni Weekend, current parents, faculty, alumni and friends of WPS enjoyed a casual gathering at the Atlantic Hotel
            in downtown Berlin, on Friday April 20.  Guests were treated to lite fare and complimentary Burley Oak beverages donated by
            local Burley Oak Brewing Company owners/WPS parents, Bryan and Nicole Brushmiller.  The following day, families and guests
            enjoyed an afternoon of three exciting lacrosse games, an obstacle course moon bounce, face painting, and a complimentary
            cookout sponsored by the WPS Alumni Association.  Later Saturday evening, more than 100 guests attended the 5th Annual
            Worcester Honors Awards Ceremony held at the Clarion Fontainebleau in Ocean City. Each year the Alumni Association honors
            individuals who have been a special part of the WPS legacy. More than 100 guests celebrated the following 2018 honorees: Jean
            Mancini/Service to Worcester; Jessica Robinson Weeth '05/Athletic Achievement; Corey Davis '87/Distinguished Alumnus; and
            special recognition of WPS Headmaster Dr. Barry Tull and his wife/Assistant Diane Tull who retired at the end of the school
            year.  To nominate a person for this award, please visit http://worcesterprep.org/honors-nomination.

















































                                    2000 - 2018 |  Lower School Teacher Cookie Auxer Retires
                                                                Beloved Lower School teacher Cathy "Cookie" Auxer has
                                                                retired after 43 years of teaching primary-age children.  She
                                                                began her career at WPS in 2000 teaching 1st grade and
                                                                later moved to Kindergarten.
                                                                Every student, or "lovie" as she referred to them, will
                                                                be eternally grateful for her deep compassion and gift of
                                                                teaching, especially her lessons about the solar system!

                                                                On behalf of the WPS family, we wish her all the best in her
                                                                retirement.  She will be missed!


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