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This month, we had the opportunity to chat with Julia Choi, a graduate of our Music Department, who recently opened a new chocolate shop in Montclair, New Jersey. Julia caught us up on her years since graduating and her journey to a culinary career.
This spring, Makeeba will be inducted into the Academy of Women Achievers, awarded each year by YW Boston.
Actor and ordained Deacon in the African Methodist Episcopal Church Sekou Laidlow was Walnut Hill's guest speaker for the Martin Luther King, Jr. assembly. Deacon Laidlow has previously portrayed Dr. King in the theatrical production of The Mountaintop and offered excerpts from the play and select speeches from Dr. King.
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Starting next fall, high school students in BBS's pre-professional division will relocate to Walnut Hill's campus full-time.
This month we had the chance to connect with Megan Krauszer, a graduate of our Dance Department who frequently performs at the Metropolitan Opera, among other venues. Megan was kind enough to reflect on her Walnut Hill experience and catch us up on the past eighteen years.
Upon the return from Winter Break, each arts department launches its own special “January Project”, as an opportunity for our young artists to delve deeper into a specific topic, work, or medium. Each department took the time to share what their students worked on during these monthlong endeavors.
Julia and her husband Roger Rodriguez opened a new chocolate shop, Vesta Chocolate, earlier this month in Montclair, NJ. Julia is a pastry chef and Roger is a chocolatier.
Harley's newest short film entitled The Maids Will Come on Monday will have its world premiere at the Manchester Film Festival in the UK this March.
Chloe recently attended a performance of Mean Girls on Broadway and caught up after the show with Barrett, who plays Janis Sarkisian.
Dean of Students Melissa Cassel and Director of Alumni Giving and Engagement Garrett Murphy '08 recently caught a performance of Cinderella at Paper Mill Playhouse, featuring Ashley as Cinderella and John as Ensemble.
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All students commit to a full-time, college-preparatory curriculum in addition to studies in their elected arts concentration.
95% of our senior class matriculates to a four-year degree program directly after graduation.
Among our alumni working in the arts, we are pleased to count television and Broadway actors, multiple Princess Grace Award winners, published novelists, Grammy Award–winning musicians, fashion designers, and other notables.
Our students benefit from the more individualized attention afforded by a 6:1 student-faculty ratio.
Our student population represents 31 of the United States and 17 countries.
Located just 17 miles— a 30-minute car or train ride—from downtown Boston, Walnut Hill offers access to the rich educational, cultural, and recreational offerings of a world-class city.