Graduations: Assabet on Sunday, Algonquin next week, and St. Mark’s recap

by beth on May 28, 2014

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Above: Students from St. Mark’s School class of 2014 graduated on Monday. (Submitted photo)

Students all over town are preparing to toss their caps to celebrate entry to “the real world”. And some have already collected diplomas.

Here are upcoming high school graduations and one that just took place:

Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School
Sunday, May 31, 2014, 11:00 am
at the DCU Center

Algonquin Regional High School
Sunday, June 8, 2014, 2:00 pm
at Algonquin

St. Mark’s School
Memorial Day marked the graduation of St. Mark’s School class of 2014:

87 Graduate at 2014 St. Mark’s School Prize Day Ceremony
Co-CEO of Whole Foods Walter Robb ’71 Delivers Address

On Monday, May 26, the 87 members of the St. Mark’s Class of 2014 graduated in the 149th St. Mark’s Prize Day Exercises. Twelve were members of the Cum Laude Society, and six received Classics diplomas, entitling them to wear garlands of laurel. Alumnus Walter Robb IV ’71, co-CEO of Whole Foods, delivered the Prize Day address. Finnegan Schick ’14 was the valedictory speaker. The Founder’s Medal, the School’s highest honor, was presented to Luya Wang ’14.

In his opening remarks, Head of School John C. Warren ’74 spoke directly to the students. “Thank you for modeling the aspects of intellect and character that we value so highly at St. Mark’s,” he said. “Throughout your time at St. Mark’s you have worked hard to develop important academic skills like analytic and creative thinking, written and oral communication, computation ability, and intercultural knowledge and competence. You have also worked hard to develop personal skills like empathy, courage, confidence and self-advocacy, resilience and adaptability, and leadership through collaboration and teamwork. These academic and personal skills will serve you well as you make your way into an ever more complicated world.”

If you’d like to see more photos from the event, click here.

If anyone wants to share pictures from the Assabet or Algonquin graduations, email to mysouthborough@gmail.com.

1 Diana May 28, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Congratulations to all graduating seniors! Assabet’s graduation is on Saturday May 31.

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