The Pennington School held its middle school graduation ceremony.
Some 50 students completed their studies. After an invocation from Chaplain David Hallgren, Head of School William S. Hawkey presented opening remarks on June 9, according to a press release from the school.
Dean of Faculty Debbie Fermo presented The United Methodist Church Exemplary Teacher Award to Teacher of Middle School Spanish Tracy Kuser and Yanxin Wu of Beijing, China gave the First in Scholarship Address.
Chrissie Knight delivered the Head of Middle School’s remarks, and as the diplomas were formally granted, eighth-grade faculty advisors offered remarks about each of the graduating students, according to the press release.
Robert E. Martini Assistant Head of School for Community Life and Dean of Students Chad
Bridges then welcomed the graduates to Pennington’s Upper School, and Rev. Hallgren offered the benediction.
The middle school instrumental ensemble and middle school singers added music to
the event, according to the press release.