Wooster School Congratulates Danbury Graduates

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Johnathan Figueroa of Danbury
Johnathan Figueroa of Danbury Photo Credit: Contributed
 Anna Lucia Kiely of Weston
Anna Lucia Kiely of Weston Photo Credit: Contributed
Oliver Kisielius of Wilton
Oliver Kisielius of Wilton Photo Credit: Contributed
Sage Solomine of Bethel
Sage Solomine of Bethel Photo Credit: Contributed
Rachel Lynch of Brookfield
Rachel Lynch of Brookfield Photo Credit: Contributed

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.

The following students graduated:

• Johnathan Figueroa of Danbury, was awarded the following prizes from Wooster School: James Hobart Warner Prize (Top 5 Award Announced at Commencement), Thomas Wilcox ’66 Award for School Spirit in Competitive Athletics, and James S. Hammer ’63 Award. He will be attending The University of Notre Dame and has been awarded a University of Notre Dame academic scholarship.

• Anna Lucia Kiely of Weston, was awarded the following prizes from Wooster School: Honor Award (Top 5 Award Announced at Commencement), Thomas Wilcox ’66 Award for School Spirit in Competitive Athletics, and Athletic Commitment Award. She will be attending Northeastern University.

• 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.

• Rachel Lynch of Brookfield, was awarded the following prize from Wooster School: Aaron C. Coburn Award (Top 5 Award Announced at Commencement). She will be attending Fordham University.

• Sage Solomine of Bethel, graduated Cum Laude and was awarded the following prizes from Wooster School: Eugenia Coburn Prize (Top 5 Award Announced at Commencement). She will be attending Clark University.

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.

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