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Dustin Heuston 1932 - 2022 Obituary

Date:  Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Sandy, UT—Dustin Hull Heuston passed away at his Sandy home amidst the family he spent his life loving and serving on Father's Day, June 19, 2022. He was born April 24, 1932 in Greenwich Village, New York, to Patricia and Harold Zell Heuston, later moving to Riverdale and then Garrison with his family. After graduating from the Mount Hermon School for Boys and Hamilton College, he served as an Air Intelligence Officer in the Navy, where his dear friend Chuck Turner introduced him to the Book of Mormon, one of the great loves of his life.

Commencement 2022

Date:  Friday, June 3, 2022

 

Commencement 2022

Read Associate Head of School Brandon Bennett's opening remarks for the 35th Waterford School Commencement Ceremony. 

So…Class of 2022, this beautiful campus, this beautiful night is for you. 

As we bring this special 40th anniversary year to a close, it is fitting that we are celebrating a truly exceptional Class, a truly exceptional group of young people.

Class VIII Closes Out Their Middle School Years

Date:  Tuesday, May 31, 2022

On Tuesday, May 24, 83 members of Waterford’s Class of 2026 celebrated the culmination of their time as Middle School students with the tradition of their Closing Assembly. This Assembly includes talks from Head of School Andrew Menke, two student representatives—Henry M. and Dalloway S., and a message from their Upper School Dean Erica Cooper.  Read their talks below, as well as see pictures from receiving their Class VIII caps. 

Upper School Closing Award Ceremony, 2022

Date:  Wednesday, May 19, 2021


As taken from Head of School, Andrew Menke's welcoming remarks at the second annual Upper School Closing Awards Assembly.

Good morning, Waterford Upper School. It’s good to be with you! And Class of 2022… 11 more days! Congratulations!!!

Welcome to this Upper School Awards Assembly. I’m so happy that we are all here in person. Last year, I’m not sure if you remember but Class XI and XII, you were here in the Concert Hall, but Classes IX and X you tuned in over zoom. And parents who are with us—welcome to you as well.

Small acts of kindness with great, great love

Date:  Friday, May 6, 2022 Byline:  Kimi Miyashima ’09, College Counselor and Soccer Coach

Good morning everyone. Thank you for allowing me a few minutes to say hello, frame Allyship Week and why it means so much to me.

First of all, I’m Ms. Miyashima. Most of you know me, and if you don’t, hello! Some of you know me as a PE, Wellness or Weights teacher, some know me as a College Counselor, you might know me as a Soccer Coach, and you all definitely know that I’m an Alumni (I can’t wait for Class XII to join me and acquire the “alumni” title in a month). 

Sixteen Students from the Class of 2022 were inducted into the Cum Laude Society

Date:  Tuesday, April 26, 2022

On Thursday, April 21, sixteen members of Waterford’s Class of 2022 were inducted into the Cum Laude Society — a century-old organization dedicated to the goal of recognizing and honoring true academic excellence. Its member institutions include the very finest independent schools in the country and around the world. 

Cum Laude Society 2022

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