New Canaan Country School is pleased to announce that Eric Woolworth ’80 will be presented with the 2020 Alumni Award. Eric is scheduled to accept the honor and share with students, alumni and guests highlights of his career in professional basketball and as a leader in diversity and inclusion initiatives Friday, Oct. 30, live via an online platform.
“We look forward to welcoming Eric back to campus, albeit virtually, and to have him share his experience and wisdom with our students,” said Head of School Aaron Cooper. The Alumni Award is presented each year to honor an alumna or alumnus who has had “the courage and confidence to make a positive contribution to the world.”
Congratulations to Sydney Coffield ’18, Arjun Dayal ’18 and Olivia Sheridan ’17 for being named "Teens to Watch" by Stamford Magazine, Greenwich Magazine and New Canaan, Darien & Rowayton Magazine, respectively.
“The importance of education and social impact was a constant in my family and throughout my childhood,” says Katie Bisbee, a member of the Class of 1991. Katie is the Chief Marketing Officer for DonorsChoose, a nonprofit crowdfunding pioneer that connects donors with public school teachers in need of classroom supplies and funding. Since arriving at DonorsChoose in 2006, she has overseen revenue growth from about $4 million to $150 million.
Arjun Dayal '18 has been 3D printing hundreds of face masks and shields for hospitals around the country. Arjun, who is currently a junior at Hackley School, said his interest in robotics and 3D printing began at Country School. When COVID-19 hit, he knew he had the skills to help. Read more.
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