Winchester Star Article: Graduation 2011

‘Bittersweet’ farewell for Powhatan grads


June 12, 2011

By Rebecca Layne
The Winchester Star
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BOYCE– Powhatan School Headmaster John Lathrop expressed his certainty that the 25 eighth-graders graduating Friday would change the world.

“We expect great things from you … leaders, scholars, entertainers and servants dedicated to your community and your world,” he said.

The spectators at the 2011 Powhatan commencement ceremony fanned themselves in the 90-degree heat as Lathrop sang the praises of the graduating class at the private school…  (more)

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Established in 1948, Powhatan School is a K-8 private school accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of both the National Association of Independent Schools and Independent Education. Powhatan School opened the 2011-12 school year with an enrollment of 233 students. Powhatan serves families in Clarke County, Frederick County, Western Loudoun County, Warren County, Winchester City and the panhandle of West Virginia. Powhatan is a private schools near Winchester VA.
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