On Tuesday, June 13, hundreds of families, friends, faculty members and guests gathered to celebrate the SAR High School Class of 2017 11th annual graduation ceremony, which was held at The College of Mount St. Vincent’s in Riverdale. The graduates were addressed by Principal Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, faculty representative and Director of General Studies Dr. Mark Shinar and class representatives Leo Weiner and Batya Bousbib, as well as Naomi Cooper, SAR Academy and high school alumnus. Speakers noted how this grade of 120 students reflect individuality, creativity, intellectual curiosity, drive and determination. The program included a class video presentation directed by faculty advisors Rabbi Kenneth Birnbaum and Dorit Katzenelenbogen. The evening concluded with a beautiful outdoor dessert reception and the joy and celebration of all the participants. Special thanks to the evening’s parent co-chairs, Jennifer Ash Haberman and Bina Dabbah.
Mazal Tov to all of the graduates and their families! SAR looks forward to hearing all about their future growth and accomplishments.