A senior at the Haverford School, Colin Kelly is a Cum Laude Society inductee who is Captain of the Cross Country team and a three season varsity athlete. Active in the arts, he is the lead singer of the Haverford School Rock Band, and he played the role of Philo Farnsworth in the Haverford School’s fall play, Aaron Sorkin’s "The Farnsworth Invention." Kelly also leads the Haverford School Math Team. He qualified for the 2023 AIME (American Invitational Mathematics Examination) by scoring in the top 5 percent of those across the country who took the AMC 12 (American Mathematics Competition 12), and for the second year in a row earned the highest AMC 12 score among Haverford School students. He is Editor-in-Chief of Newton’s Notebook, Haverford’s Math and STEM journal, and is the leader of the Science Club at Haverford School. He is also a Tour Guide Captain. Kelly has received the Harvard Club of Philadelphia Book Award, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal, and the William G. Warden II Memorial Prize (recognizing strong character and values). He is a National Merit Finalist and a Presidential Scholar Candidate.
Brian Long has been named the Director of Cross-Country Program. He will continue to serve as an Upper School history teacher at Haverford.
Haverford School faculty and staff are undergoing extensive professional development work this summer. Science department chair Dr. Daniel Goduti and Middle School art teacher Doah Lee both spent time at the Klingenstein Summer Institute for Early Career Teachers (KSI). The institute is part of the Klingenstein Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College.
Middle School history teacher Ms. Kori Brown was awarded the 2022 International Boys' School Coalition's Action Research Award. Ms. Brown crafted and conducted a research project focused on growing empathy in her Form II students who were studying world cultures.
Rising senior Owen Yu was named a runner up in The New York Times' 9th Annual Student Editorial Contest for his piece "Crying: It's a Human Thing."
The annual Honors Day celebration took place in Centennial Hall on June 9. Students were honored for their success and achievement in various disciplines and as members of the Haverford School community.
Families, friends, and faculty and staff from The Haverford School gathered to celebrate the Lower School Closing Ceremony on June 6 in Centennial Hall. During the ceremony, fifth grade students were honored for their contributions to the Lower School community and for their successful completion of the Lower School academic program.
Middle School students in the Centennial Singers and Celebrantes musical ensembles were recognized with first and second place honors at the Music in the Parks event at Six Flags.
Sixth Former Adamya Aggarwal has been named a 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar.
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