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

2024 Rye Country Day Graduation Ceremonies

Rye Country Day School was thrilled to recognize milestone student achievements during three on-campus graduation ceremonies. Congratulations to all of our graduates. We are so proud of you!

Upper School

The Rye Country Day Class of 2024 was recognized during the School’s 155th Graduation Exercises on June 6, 2024. The ceremony was held in the Scott A. Nelson Athletic Center and featured remarks from Student Body President David Colin ’24, Senior Class President Sameer Hirani ’24, Head of School Randall Dunn, and Upper School Principal Peter Quagliaroli. The graduation address was delivered by John Gulla, Executive Director of the Edward E. Ford Foundation. The Concert Choir also performed Handel’s “Hallelujah,” and the WildScats sang Natasha Bedingfield’s “Unwritten.” 

We send our sincerest congratulations to our newest alumni. Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat!

Middle School

On Wednesday, June 5, RCDS honored the eighth-grade Class of 2028 at the Middle School Graduation. The ceremony featured remarks from Interim Middle School Principal Betsy Stedman, Head of School Randall Dunn, and Class Speakers Christopher E. ’28 and Abigail S. ’28. Incoming Student Body President Emily Cheigh ’25  welcomed the class to the RCDS Upper School, and the Grade 7 and 8 Singers sang Alan Menken’s and David Zippel’s “Go The Distance.”

Congratulations to our newest Upper Schoolers!

Lower School

On Tuesday, June 4, our fourth graders were honored at the Moving-Up Ceremony. Speakers included Lower School Principal Dr. Stacey Sotirhos, Head of School Randall Dunn, and Interim Middle School Principal Betsy Stedman. Mr. Dunn continued his tradition of writing an original poem, mentioning each student by name. 

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