Anne Goshdigian, coordinator of Faces of Homelessness at Hands On Hartford, a nonprofit that works with homeless Hartford residents and presented to Watkinson students on Equity and Social Justice Day, said, “Hands On Hartford received an amazing donation of 1,000 face masks from Cindy Z. [class of 2021] last week. What a blessing! They will
Elijah H. ’22 has been awarded the USA Gymnastics Academic All-American Recognition award this year. Robert Cowan, former USA Gymnastics Men’s Program Director, established the award in 1986 to encourage a high level of academic achievement in young athletes in addition to their athletic achievements. The award honors athletes’ development of values, morals, and social
Watkinson’s Science Department Chair Jean Kracke reflects, “In tough times, if I can do something, that helps me.” It makes sense that during the COVID-19 crisis, Kracke’s response was one of action. Her younger brother is the finance person at New York’s Columbia University Irving Medical Center who shared with her that the pandemic is
Congratulations to Angel T. ’21 for being named to the New England Prep School Athletic Council all-New England squad for boys basketball for the 19-20 season. A guard for the Rams, Angel is among 20 players from New England to receive the All-NEPSAC distinction at the class D level.
by Samantha Urban, University of Hartford Communications Intern On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, Watkinson will be participating in its fourth annual Social Justice Day. This day is dedicated to learning about issues and topics that are important to community members, as well as empowering students to talk about issues that are important to them. This
Through its ongoing partnership with the CT Junior Soccer Association, Watkinson and CJSA present a “Tackling College Sports Seminar” on March 5 at 7pm in Watkinson’s Foisie Family Amphitheater. The evening’s panel will feature Chris LeGates from Tackling College Sports, Watkinson’s award-winning College Counselor Terry Ullram, and several college coaches. RSVP your attendance here.
Our annual feature & alumni magazine is now online! The Spring 2019 issue talks about the progress we’ve made on our five-year Strategic Plan.
The Watkinson Story Vault features videos and words from all different members of our community — students, parents, alumni, teachers, and friends. We launched it in fall of 2018 and it’s growing all the time.