Members of the Class of 2017 at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison joined their parents, family, faculty and staff members and administrators at the annual Senior Farewell Dinner on Monday, June 12. The event was catered by Sage Dining Services.
Dr. Bob Bowman of Scotch Plains, Assistant Head of School for Upper School, welcomed the guests and Andrew Webster of Edison, Head of School, made opening remarks. Senior Manasvinee Mayil Vahanan of Edison performed a vocal solo during the early part of the dinner hour.
Classmates Yumna Naqvi of South Plainfield, Carlin Schildge of Westfield, and Anuva Goel of Old Bridge made speeches about the Past, Present and Future, respectively. Zishan Sajid of Carteret, Student Council President, led a Senior Toast to Teachers and Allison Haley of Colonia, Senior Class President, led a Senior Toast to Parents. The seniors also presented a framed class photo to Dr. Bowman.
Students who excelled in their internship and thesis projects were recognized. The senior departmental subject awards for outstanding achievement in academics, athletics and the arts followed.
Senior Awards of Distinction were presented to Carlin Schildge (W-H Pin, pictured above), Anuva Goel (Alumni Association Award), Samantha Anastasiou of Scotch Plains (Parents' Association Award), Anuva Goel (Stevenson Award), Jordan Rose of Warren (Headmaster's Cup) and Brennan Wright of Westfield (Upper School Head's Award).