DANBURY, Conn. - Wooster School in Danbury held its commencement exercises on Friday, June 13 and celebrated the graduation of 32 students.
These seniors join more than 3,000 alumni who have graduated since Wooster’s founding in 1926.
Oliver Kisielius of Wilton, graduated Cum Laude and was awarded the following prizes from Wooster School: William Irwin Carter, Jr. Prize (Top 5 Award Announced at Commencement), ’44 Award for Excellence in Mathematics, Scott Schwartz ’91 Theatre Prize, and is a National Merit Scholarship Semi Finalist. He will be attending the University of Connecticut.
The ceremony featured a number of speakers, and the awarding of prizes and diplomas. President of the Wooster School Board of Trustees, Jim Mustich offered kind words to Wooster’s soon-to-be graduates. David Newman, Head of Upper School announced the honorees for, “Crayons to Commencement,” commending students who began their Wooster careers in the Lower School.
Senior Prefect, Lucy Kiely ‘14, announced the senior class gift. Funds raised by the senior class purchased a “Generals” mascot costume and will be given as a donation to the Wooster School Angel Fund. Prizes were given out for outstanding Senior Independent Study projects, academic achievements, and awards of character, followed by an address by the class orator, Steve DaSilva ’14.