South Kent holds Prize Day ceremony

South Kent School recently graduated 63 students in its traditional Prize Day ceremony.

The graduates included nine students from the Greater New Milford area.

Continuing the school's tradition, each student received a diploma that included a personal message from the Head of School, Andrew Vadnais.

Mr. Vadnais shared personal insights with the graduates and their guests at the June 5 ceremony.

Among the graduates was Senior Prefect Connor Greene of Bridgewater, who addressed the audience and his peers.

The second half of the Prize Day program took place in St. Michael's Chapel, where each of the graduates received a diploma and a blessing from the Revs. Stephen Klots and William Low.

The festivities concluded with an outdoor reception for South Kent parents, friends and students.

Below is the list of graduates from the Greater New Milford area.

The college or school each graduate plans to attend next year is noted, along with the awards and honors received, if applicable.

Connor Christian Angelo Greene of Bridgewater: University of Colorado-Boulder. Senior prefect, Headmaster's Cup award for senior who exemplifies integrity, school spirit, and leadership and William P. Gillette '29 trophy for the best all-around athlete from the senior class.

Cody Bandon Luongo of Bridgewater: Centenary College.

Miguel Alcover Franca Cerneiro of New Milford: Villanova University (on Division I soccer scholarship). Member of the Western New England Preparatory School Soccer Association All-Star team.

Daniel Roger DeRocco of New Milford: Post graduate -South Kent School.

Gustavo Fonseca Alves Ferreira of New Milford: Post University.

Curtis Peter Weir of New Milford: DePaul University (on Division I soccer scholarship). Member of the Connecticut Soccer Coaches Association All-State team, Bartlett English Prize, inducted into the Cum Laude Society.

Benjamin William Welton of New Milford: Post graduate-South Kent School.

Trevor James Berry of New Preston: New England Institute of Technology.

Benjamin Samuel Bruen of Sherman: Hobart and William Smith Colleges.