Cincinnati Country Day School's 94th Commencement
Cincinnati Country Day School's 94th Commencement

Cincinnati Country Day School celebrated the 73 graduates of the Class of 2020 during its 94th Commencement on May 30.

Head of School Tony Jaccaci welcomed students and their family to the social distancing graduation. Susie Lewis, Middle School math teacher, provided the invocation, and the Cincinnati Country Day School Choir, directed by Elana Elmore, sang the Alma Mater song.

Joel S. Brant '87, president of the Board of Trustees, delivered the graduation address. Joshua Nixon, President of the Senior Class, and Natalie de Beer, President of Student Council, contributed remarks on behalf of their classmates.

David Briggs recognized the 15 senior "Lifers" who attended Country Day from at least first through 12th grade. They are: Matthew Adkins, Jay Bhati, Melissa Bornovali, Katie Briggs, Brian Butler, Will Beyreis, Peanut Edmonson, Will Horton, James Johnston, Max Longevin, Jaecar Ly, Riley Michalski, Joshua Nixon, Lilly Reisenfeld and Keane Warner.

Diplomas were presented by Brant, Jaccaci and Upper School Head Jenn Weinheimer, who announced the graduates' names and read a biography of each student.

Click here to watch the live introduction of each graduate by Jenn Weinheimer.

Watch recorded remarks by Lewis, Jaccaci and Brant.

The graduates received 380 college acceptances and were awarded $11.4 million in scholarships and grants. They will attend 45 colleges, including Columbia University, Dartmouth and Universiteit van Amsterdam in the Netherlands..


The University of Arizona

Belmont University

University of California, Davis (2)

University of California, Irvine

University of California, San Diego

Case Western Reserve University

University of Cincinnati (13)

Colgate University

University of Colorado Boulder

Columbia University

Dartmouth College

University of Dayton (4)

Denison University

DePaul University

Drew University

Elon University

Gettysburg College

High Point University

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University Bloomington

Loyola University Chicago (2)

McMaster University (Canada)

Miami University (3)

University of Michigan (3)

Middlebury College

Morehead State University

New York University

Northern Kentucky University

Ohio Dominican University

The Ohio State University (4)

Purdue University (2)

Rice University

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (2)

Seton Hall University

Sewanee: The University of the South

University of Southern California

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Universiteit van Amsterdam (Netherlands)

University of Vermont

Virginia Military Institute

Wellesley College

West Virginia University

William and Mary

Williams College

Xavier University (2)