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Life After King

King graduates thrive in college and rise to the top of any field or industry.

Powered by their curiosity and guided by dedicated and expert educators, our students learned and learned how to learn. Armed with all the necessary skills that they will need in their lives beyond King, they leave ready to tackle the next chapters of their lives. Our students strive to make an impact as bold, curious, and imaginative leaders and change-makers. By the time they graduate, they are better prepared to better the world.

Meet some of our graduates who are achieving great success in a wide range of areas including STEM, arts, athletics, politics, humanitarianism, and International Relations.

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Alumni in Action

2024 Commencement Celebrates Resilience, Growth, and New Beginnings

King School's 2024 Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 31, celebrated 103 graduates, acknowledging their resilience and growth through unique challenges, including a global pandemic. Head of School Carol Maoz and other speakers highlighted the students' adaptability, lifelong love of learning, and strong sense of purpose. Commencement speaker Emma Snover offered life lessons on navigating transitions, while Valedictorian Nicholas Butler and Senior Speaker Charlie Hill reflected on the supportive community and personal journeys at King. The ceremony, dedicated to the late Adam Boaz, underscored the graduates' readiness to thrive and make a positive impact beyond the school.

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Emma Snover KLHT'14 To Serve as Commencement Speaker

King School is thrilled to announce that the keynote speaker for this year's commencement ceremony will be health economist Dr. William Schpero KLHT'06, an assistant professor in the Division of Health Policy and Economics of the Department of Population Health Sciences at the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University. In addition to teaching, Schpero studies Medicaid and co-founded the Medicaid Data Learning Network and the Medicaid Insights Colloquium. His work aims to identify policy levers to address racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in health care.

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Alumni Share Insight and Inspiration During Career Day

Gearing up for the next chapter, the Class of 2024 got a taste of real-world knowledge on Tuesday, March 26, during Career Day. The annual event brought back 24 alumni from diverse fields like finance, law, education, fashion, and sports. These returning graduates offered valuable insights and inspiration to our soon-to-be graduates as they map out their futures in college and beyond.

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Ben Persily ’23 Awarded Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

Congratulations to Ben Persily ’23, who was recently awarded the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s largest grantmaker and charitable endowment. The award recognizes Persily's work through King's ASPIRE program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which lead to breakthroughs in correcting the genetic mutation that causes cystic fibrosis through stem cells.

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Volleyball Competing in FAA Finals, Post-Season Updates, and National Letters Of Intent

Varsity Girls Volleyball looks to secure their next FAA championship on Friday, November 10, and Cross Country competes in their final race of the season on Saturday, November 11. In postseason play, Viking soccer players take the field in All-Star games this weekend. Finally, National Letters of Intent were signed this week by Sylvia Freidenrich ’24 and Jonathan Decker ’23.

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Keynote Speaker Kevin Pierre-Louis KLHT '10 Delivers a Message of Resilience, Adaptability, and Self-Belief

The Class of 2023 was treated to an inspirational keynote address by NFL linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis during the Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 2. The renowned athlete, a King Low-Heywood Thomas (KLHT) alumnus from the Class of 2010, delivered a heartfelt message of resilience, adaptability, and self-belief.

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