Whitfield School awarded diplomas to 73 students during the annual commencement ceremony held on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 in the School's Cady Athletic Center. Students received their diplomas from Interim Head of School Ruth E. Greathouse and their medallions from Board of Trustees Chair Paul Diemer. The senior class address was given by Tony Minorini '12, class president. The commencement address was given by Mary Leyhe Burke, Ph.D., Whitfield Head of School, 1984-2004.
In recognition of their academic excellence, leadership skills and other talents, this year's graduating class has received a record $1,819,626 in honorary scholarships.
During the ceremony, awards were presented to the following individuals:
Chairman's Award – Carl Rhodes
Lee Armstrong Wallace Award – Tony Thompson
Louis Lazarus Award – Paul and Sheri Diemer
Mary Leyhe Burke Award – Peggy Kobush
Elizabeth Woods Bradbury '63 Outstanding Alumni Award – Ron Fox '74