14 Green Fields Seniors Earn $1 Million in Scholarshipsby Hot Off The Press (Release) on May. 20, 2013, under Press Releases
Contact: Becky Cordier at 297-2288 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Green Fields Class of 2013 Graduates May 14
Tucson,AZ– The Class of 2013 atGreenFieldsCountryDay Schoolearned more than $1 million in scholarships from top colleges and universities around the nation.
Fourteen seniors will graduate on May 24 from Green Fields – Southern Arizona’s oldest independent day school, now offering a continuum of education from kindergarten through 12th grade. Six of the seniors have attended Green Fields since third grade.
The senior class earned more than $1,034,000 in scholarships from 34 prestigious colleges and universities nationwide.
Graduating are Etienne and Fernand Boeuf, T. J. Clark, Kya Coletta-Swidler, Michaela Cook, Colin Evans, Garrett Hicks, AllyIsrael, Jessica Lazzeroni, Elizabeth Litchfield, Ivan Pemberton, Olivia Snyder, Belle Soyfer and Justin Thomas. Also in the class is AFS exchange student Sofia Levonen fromFinland.
The Green Fields commencement begins at 6 p.m. with an alumni reception that begins at 5 p.m. at 6000 E. Camino de la Tierra in northwestTucson, near Orange Grove and Shannon Roads.
Green Fields is celebrating 80 years. It opened in 1933 as a boarding school for boys, then was an independent day school and went coed in 1966, gradually expanding to include all grades. Young students have many opportunities to interact with their older classmates, who serve as mentors and role models. The enrollment includes many siblings. The curriculum includes core classes in English, social studies, science, math, the fine arts, Spanish and French, plus technology and competitive sports.
For more information on Green Fields, call 297-2288 or visit www.greenfields.org.
Green Fields is known for academic excellence. Most years every graduating senior goes on to college.
Here are the scholarship options offered to the Class of 2013:
- Arizona State University and ASU Barrett Honors College
- Boston University
- Bryn Mawr College
- Cal Poly
- Drexel’s Westphal College of Media & Arts
- Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
- Fordham University
- Hawaii Pacific University
- Kansas State University
- Lewis & Clark College
- Mount Holyoke College
- Northern Arizona University
- Notre Dame de Namur University
- New York University
- Pepperdine University
- Santa Clara University
- Savannah College of Art and Design
- Smith College
- Texas A&M University
- Texas Christian University
- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
- University of Kansas
- University of Miami
- University of Northern Colorado
- University of Portland
- University of Puget Sound
- University of Rochester
- University of San Francisco
- University of Washington
- University of Arizona
- University of California, San Diego
- Vanguard University