Reserve Your Ticket to Hear the African Children's Choir
WCS Fine Arts is hosting the African Children's Choir on Wed., Nov. 15 at 7 PM for a captivating and inspiring performance of their "Deliverance Tour" at the Guarch Family Auditorium. Tickets are FREE but must be reserved by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't miss out on this special event. Tickets are limited. Get yours today!
'15 Alumna Benefits from Dual Enrollment Program at UPenn
Gianna Del Rossi '15 was recently featured in Penn News for her participation in the University of Pennsylvania's coordinated four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). This partnership offers students an opportunity to explore artistic passions and intellectual pursuits simultaneously at an art school and at an Ivy League institution. Del Rossi will graduate next year with a certificate in drawing from PAFA and will her complete her BFA at UPenn in 2019.
HS Drama Students Use Their Talent to Support Local Hospital
WCS HS Drama students volunteered their time for the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital 'Give Me 5 Campaign’ by starring in a series of promotional videos that encourage students to eat five servings of healthy fruit and vegetables each day. Watch the video!
Upton '18 Named National Merit Semifinalist; Conducts Research at Top Schools
Brejah Upton '18 has been selected as a Semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program! She is one of 16,000 semifinalists who represent less than one percent of each state's high school seniors. This summer Brejah spent six weeks at MIT where she took four college-level academic courses and one college-level project course, including Biochemistry, Physics, Calculus, and Electronics. For her final project, she and her partner created and programmed a video game. She also spent 11 days at the University of Michigan working on a group project, "Securing Cyberspace for Personal Computers: Backup and Recovery." She worked on a two-factor authentication system and used her modeling software experience from Westminster's Introduction to Engineering class to create and 3D print a model of a product her team may patent.
'16 Alumna Turns Passion into Growing Etsy Business
Alumna Lily Manoogian '16 discovered her love of stitching through friendship and quiet Friday nights in her dorm at Belmont University in Nashville where she is a sophomore. She and friend, Isabel, found they enjoyed the art form and that it could be a small source of income. Now, just a year later, they have a growing Etsy shop, Two Stitching Grandmas, with both domestic and international customers. They have stitched shirts, hoops, and many more items that are on sale now.
Olivia de Olazarra '18 and her skipper, Tucker Weed, won the C420 US National Championship in Cape Cod this summer. Sailing against 150 teams from across the United States and Canada, they were consistent through the 3 days of racing to take the title by 10 points.
WCS alum Chris Dunn '09 married Caitlin Elle on June 17, 2017 in Cohasset, MA, about 45 minutes south of Boston. In high school, Chris played Varsity Football and Soccer and earned the Warrior Award for Athletics.