Berkshire Country Day School Announces 2020 Graduates at Socially Distanced Ceremony on Saturday, June 6

LENOX, MA (05/28/2020) (readMedia)-- (Berkshires, Mass.) May 28, 2020 – Saturday, June 6 Berkshire Country Day School holds graduation ceremony for the school's final 9th grade class and the 8th grade class. The socially distanced ceremony includes a driving cavalcade of students and families hailed by all faculty and staff of the school on the school grounds; a video for each student with pre-filmed personal speeches made by graduates and messages from their teachers at BCD. Ninth Grade graduates are Miles Goldfarb, Rafael Karpowitz, Eliel Mamousette, Esme Mamousette, Lana Messinger, and Norah Smith. Eighth Grade graduates are Leora Cook-Dubin, Honey Fields Heaton, Hanna Wallenstein, Nina Lamb, Brenna Loret de Mola, Kate Metcalf, Julianna Mills, Penelope Mitchell, Allison Slater, Zane Sylvester, Madeline Tillem, Sophia Tillem. Head of School

Jenifer Fox notes, "Life is recalled in memories of moments that have ignited our emotions, or presented a novelty that jolts us from our everyday experience. I certainly believe when these graduates have children of their own, they will be able to clearly describe that one time when they graduated from Berkshire Country Day and how different it was from every other graduation in history. I know I won't ever forget it."

BCD Class 2020 graduates will attend the following schools in 2020/21: Miss Hall's School, Emma Willard School, Berkshire School, Northfield Mount Hermon School, New Lebanon Junior/Senior High School, Central High School, and Monument Mountain Regional High School.

Head of School Jenifer Fox is renowned for spreading the Strengths Movement to many schools. Her commitment began after she appeared on the "Today Show" and was contacted by scores of parents seeking advice on how to reengage their children in learning. For the past decade, Jenifer has helped schools and organizations around the world implement strengths-based programs. Her book "The Differentiated Instruction Book of Lists", (Jossey-Bass) is known as a trusted reference for reaching all the different kinds of learners in a school.

Berkshire Country Day School (BCD) is nestled next to BSO's Tanglewood and the Stockbridge Bowl. The 74 year old independent school for children in preschool through eighth grade, welcomed new Head of School Jenifer Fox who is recognized internationally as a leader in the Strengths Movement embraced by many independent schools. New facilities opened in 2017 including the Kevin Hirt Library and Learning Commons, and the Kim and James Taylor Music / Performance Room, dramatically impacting the historic Stockbridge campus. The natural 27-acre grounds include art studios, a building dedicated to science study, full-sized gym, learning commons and several sports fields. The school's pedagogical program blends proven education methods, emerging best practices and follows the Reggio Emilio approach for the preschool program, which was launched in 2017. It was voted the "Best Private School in the Berkshires" by readers of The Berkshire Eagle and exists to inspire the individual promise of every student, that each may become an exemplary citizen of the world. Established in 1946, the school serves Berkshire and Columbia Counties and is located at 55 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge, MA.