Last year, students Zachary Silverman Guffey '16
and Kate Kassin '16
developed research topics using primary source materials from the Rye Archives. Both students completed research papers that they submitted to the Student Research Award competition sponsored by the New York State Archives. Zack won an Honorable Mention for The Yale Bowl: Yale University's Stadium at the Forefront of College Athletics.
Kate Kassin won a Certificate of Merit for The War of Captivity: A Journey Through the Life of American POW Richard Gedney.
Dr. Strean presented the award certificates to the students at Upper School Morning Meeting on September 16. Read their papers on Wildcat World.
Student Body President Casey Berkowitz '15
addressed the Rye Country Day community at Opening Ceremonies. Video and photos on Wildcat World.
Our annual Diversity BBQ was a huge success and was well attended by a nice balance of new and seasoned parents/guardians. Photo gallery on Wildcat World.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of 10 Rye Country Day seniors who have been designated Semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Congratulations to Sophie Beshar, Nathalie Chan, Alexandra Curnin, Emily Duarte, Erik Hanson, Caroline Kimmel, Mariana Lee, Hailey Nicholson, Richard van den Broek, and Austin Weber.
Today we remember all who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, including those members of the RCDS community whom we lost that day.