Category Archives: Senior Speeches or Chapel Speeches

“Follow all the rivers and roads that are necessary”

In the inaugural chapel speech of 2014, School President Rachel Godfrey spoke of her personal journey to happiness and ended with words of advice (“lessons from my mother, SpongeBob, and Oprah”) about the power of love, laughter, and friendship. . … Continue reading

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“Color Blindness”

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In this powerful chapel speech, a Pomfret senior, Barak Swarttz, challenges the community to reach beyond “Color Blindness” to understand Cultural Competence and “the difference that difference can make.” by Barak Swarttz ’14 Shalom.  For those of you who have … Continue reading

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A Postgraduate Experience

by Mary Redmond ’14 Good Morning Pomfret! I am going to talk about character today. My name is Mary Redmond and I am a PG student from Scarborough, Maine basically I am a repeat senior. Last winter I started looking … Continue reading

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Inspiration

by Grace Carapezzi ’14 …Our lives are truly simple. We are formed from love and crafted by DNA. I am the result of an ex-Cincinnati Reds baseball player and a struggling actress, who happened to fall in love on 58th … Continue reading

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“Four years of high school in three words: resiliency, discovery, and triumph”

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by Naja Lewis ’13 – Resiliency I remember being an eager freshman, believing I was ready to begin my experiences as a high schooler from watching many seasons of Degrassi or Zoey 101. Let’s just say, I had pretty high … Continue reading

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Pomfret is my “Sugar Mountain” – Senior Chapel Speech

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by Seth Fargnoli ’13 – There’s no easy way to do this. To move on from somewhere that has meant something to you for an amount of time, and to head out to the unknown. Originally from Providence, Rhode Island, … Continue reading

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Remember the Great Parts – Senior Chapel Speech

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by Jeremy “Remy” Hatfield ’13 – “Do not let the end be the end, do not dwell on the fact that it is over, but remember the great parts of when it was.” Good morning Pomfret, I am Jeremy Hatfield, … Continue reading

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Make A New Ending – Senior Chapel Speech

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by Lexi Gulino ’13 Without any warning, she fell face-first to the ground! Milling around in the courtyard moments before, flocks of tourists encircled their docents, focused on the history of The Cluny Museum, a medieval mansion constructed of gothic … Continue reading

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Being Thankful for Pomfret – Senior Chapel Speech

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by John Cunningham ’13 – For a long time I have thought about what I might write my chapel speech on, and during that time I was looking for an experience that might be significant enough to share with all … Continue reading

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Heart of a Griffin

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by Maximilian King ’13, vice president of the School Council – My name is Maximilian Paul King and I have been at Pomfret School for three years. I am from Amesbury, Massachusetts and I’m the youngest of five children. Last … Continue reading

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