Congratulations Class of 2020!

Whitfield School awarded diplomas to 66 students during a virtual commencement ceremony held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The video is archived for viewing on the Congratulations Class of 2020 page on Whitfield’s website.

During the ceremony, Head of School John Delautre presented the Louis Lazarus Award to Amy Schueddig (Sam ’17, Matt ’20). The Senior Class Address was given by Grace Vera Farr ’20 and the Commencement Address was given by Nancy Friedman, Founder & Chairman of Telephone Doctor Customer Service. Nancy is the grandmother of five Whitfield graduates: Ben Friedman ’10, Alexandra (Friedman) Box ’12, Samantha Friedman ’14, Lou Steinberg ’16, and Nina Steinberg ’20.

An impressive 89% of the Class of 2020 received honorary/merit/athletic scholarships totaling more than $3.3 million per year. Additional stats include:

  • These 66 graduates will attend 55 different schools
  • 68% chose private colleges and universities
  • 86% chose out-of-state or international colleges
  • 5 graduates have committed to play collegiate athletics