Wakefield School is proud to announce that four of our Upper School students have been selected to attend the 2019 Summer Residential Governor’s School Programs. Congratulations, William Brosnan ('20), Dylan Fanico ('20), Chelsea Mulkerin ('20), and Skyler Tolzien ('20). They were selected for:
- William Brosnan – Spanish
- Dylan Fanico – French
- Chelsea Mulkerin – STEM
- Skyler Tolzien – Theatre
Mr. McDonough, Director of College Counseling, notes "From 2016 to 2018, Wakefield School has sent 3 students each summer. This was a particularly good year, as we have not had students admitted to the French and Spanish Academies since 2009."
Summer Residential Governor’s Schools provide gifted high school juniors and seniors with intensive educational experiences in visual and performing arts; humanities; mathematics, science, and technology; or through mentorships in marine science, medicine and health sciences, or engineering.
Each Summer Residential Governor’s School focuses on one special area of interest. Students live on a college or university campus for up to four weeks each summer. During this time, students are involved in classroom and laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects and performances, and seminars with noted scholars, visiting artists, and other professionals. In the three mentorships, students are selected to work side-by-side with research scientists, physicians, and a variety of other professionals. A director and a student-life staff provide supervision of students 24 hours a day, throughout the program.