On the first Sunday in June, in the shadows of the Washington National Cathedral, the 57 members of the Class of 2021 received their diplomas from the Head of School and joined the ranks of Edmund Burke School alumni.
In a typical year, seniors projects are two-week internships or independent studies, often completed at local organizations and nonprofits. While most on-site projects were not in the cards this year (and the timeline was a bit shorter), the Class of 2021 showed an amazing array of creative, hands-on work:
At the assembly to kick off Senior Project week, Academic Dean Nigel H. presented the awards for academic distinction in English, History, Math, Science, and World Language – characterized by high-level coursework throughout the high school years. The Department Chairs selected student speakers from among the award recipients.
The Athletic Department then welcomed our newest members of the Bengal Club, who have distinguished themselves through consistent participation in multiple athletic teams.