Cheshire Academy kicked off its 225th school year with its Opening of School Convocation on Sept. 2. All students met on Slaughter Field in formal dress walked to St. Bridget Church for the traditional ceremony. Senior Masters Chip Boyd and Karen Smith will led the students.
The ceremony included performances by Cheshire Academy music students, a welcome address by Chief Academic Officer Laura Longacre, remarks from Head of School Julie Anderson special guest Colonel Paul Mason Ingram ’44 shared stories and talked about his Cheshire Academy experience.
PHOTO GALLERY: 2018 Opening of School Convocation
Senior Class President Lorenzo Rodriguez ’19 closed out the ceremony by encouraging his peers to take advantage of all opportunities Cheshire Academy has to offer.
“If you’re an athlete, take a music class,” he said. “If you haven’t yet, step out of your comfort zone and take a new language or make an effort to meet someone from a different culture.”
Watch a replay of the livestream below.