A Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 12 co-educational independent day school in Westchester County, New York

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Meet our Student Leaders

Want to gain insight into what it’s like being a student at Rye Country Day School? You have come to the right place! Our Head Wildcat Ambassadors and Head Tour Guides serve as tour guides, hosts for revisit/shadow days, and student leaders of admission efforts at the School. With their wide range of academic and extracurricular interests, Wildcat Ambassadors and Tour Guides are a valuable resource for prospective families. 

Learn more about RCDS Wildcat Ambassadors and Tour Guides and submit your own question to ask them! These student leaders are here and ready to share their Rye Country Day expertise with you and your family.

Submit A Question to the Student Leaders

Have a question for a parent?

Email our Parents Association at askaparent@ryecountryday.org.

 

Head Wildcat Ambassador

Andrew Cheigh '23

Grade Entered: 4
Hometown: Rye, NY
Academic Areas of Interest: Math and Psychology 
Favorite RCDS Event: Wildcat Weekend
Campus and Beyond:

  • Captain of Varsity Tennis 
  • Captain of Varsity Basketball
  • Choir President
  • WildScats Member
  • Head of Peer Tutoring
  • Program Curriculum Leader of Saturday Enrichment Tutoring
  • Inside Sports Journalism Leader

Fun Fact: My favorite athlete ever is Derek Jeter. 

 

Head Tour Guide 

Hadley Hart '23

Grade Entered: K
Hometown: Rye, NY
Academic Areas of Interest: English and Biology
Favorite RCDS Event: Wildcat Weekend
Campus and Beyond:

  • Captain of Lacrosse
  • President of Global Culture Club
  • Varsity Field Hockey
  • Co-Founder/Co-President of Kids Cope Club

Fun Fact: I have broken five toes.

 

Head Wildcat Ambassador

Anya Khemlani '23

Grade Entered: 4
Hometown: Rye, NY
Academic Areas of Interest: STEM (biology and computer science) plus French and English
Favorite RCDS Event: Activities Fair and Dance Concert
Campus and Beyond:

  • Head OPI (Oral Proficiency Intern)
  • Co-Captain of Cedar Street Dance Company
  • Dancing with a Purpose Club member
  • Science Olympiad
  • AAPI Club

Fun Fact: I love music, Marvel, and stand-up comedy.

 

Head Tour Guide

Tori Medow '23

Grade Entered: K
Hometown: Rye, NY
Academic Areas of Interest: Math and Latin
Favorite RCDS Events: Wildcat Weekend and Book Fair
Campus and Beyond:

  • President of Environmental Club
  • Dancing with a Purpose Club member

  • OPI (Oral Proficiency Intern)

  • Leader of Saturday Enrichment Tutoring
  • Dance

Fun Fact: I love Bernese mountain dogs!

 

Head Tour Guide

Aveer Pandey '23

Grade Entered: 9
Hometown: Rye Brook, NY
Academic Areas of Interest: Math and Sciences
Favorite RCDS Events: Wildcat Weekend and Winter/Spring Concerts
Campus and Beyond:

  • Varsity Soccer
  • Varsity Wrestling,
  • Captain of Baseball
  • Trombone player in Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band
  • Peer Leader
  • President of Debate Club
  • MOSAIC facilitator
  • Students of Color member
  • UPLIFT volunteer

Fun Fact: I have never had a pet.

 

Head Wildcat ambassador

Sofie Petricone '23

Grade Entered: 9
Hometown: Norwalk, CT
Academic Areas of Interest: English and Latin
Favorite RCDS Events: Wildcat Weekend and Activities Fair
Campus and Beyond:

  • Peer Leader
  • Co-President of OMEGA 
  • Captain of Varsity Tennis
  • Saturday Enrichment Tutoring volunteer
  • Model UN member
  • Peer Leader representative on Student Government

Fun Fact: My go-to ice cream order is chocolate peanut butter cookie dough in a cake cone with chocolate sprinkles