School NewsJun 1, 2022

updated Nov 20, 2023

Commencement 2022

Honoring the 48 members of the Miss Hall’s School Class of 2022

Forty-eight bold and creative contributors to the common good graduated on Sunday, June 5, during the School’s 124th Commencement.

This year’s in-person ceremony, the first in three years, took place under a large tent behind the Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center on the School’s campus and was shared worldwide via Facebook Live.

Hosted by Miss Hall’s Head of School Julia Heaton, the ceremony included remarks from Ms. Heaton, Senior Class President Keely O’Gorman ’22, School President Cailyn Tetteh ’22 and School Vice President Truc Hoang ’22, and Board of Trustees President Nancy Gustafson Ault ’73.

This year’s Commencement Address was delivered by Belinda Enoma, a New York-based data privacy and cybersecurity leader, global empowerment speaker, and parent of graduate Osayuki Enoma ’22.

Also recognized during this year's ceremony was Science Teacher and former Science Department Chair Sue Lovell, who is retiring after 31 years at MHS and 32 years teaching overall.

The event was live-streamed for those who could not attend in person.


Commencement 2022

The following awards were bestowed on members of the Class of 2022 during the weekend’s Commencement events:

Joseph F. Buerger Memorial School Spirit Cup: Emily Lombardi

Margaret Witherspoon Award: Cailyn Tetteh

Christine Fuller Holland ’33 Service Prize: Truc Hoang

Faculty Commendation Award: Samantha Dean

Meus Honor Stat Keys Awarded for MHS Core Competencies:

  • Vision: Keely O’Gorman
  • Voice: Emma Adelson
  • Interpersonal Efficacy: Sophia Sandoval
  • Gumption: Maggie Bullock

Sylvia “Rusty” Shethar Everdell ’38 Prize: Emily Lombardi

Paul C. Cabot, Jr. History Prize: Ruby McDonald

Senior Prize in Engineering and Tech Innovation: Tuong Nguyen Dinh Cat

Iive Rouse Science Award: Liuyi Zheng

James K. Ervin Mathematics Prize: Thuyen Pham

Horizons Prize: Emma Adelson

English for Speakers of Other Languages Award: An Ho

Mansfield E. Pickett Latin Prize: Symaira Elliott

Spanish Prize: Cailyn Tetteh

Monique Jalbert French Prize: Remi Engel

Virginia Breene Wickwire ’67 Reading Prize: Emily Gerstein

Doris E. Pitman English Prize: Rebecca Dontje

Photography Award: Ziyu Zhou

Susanna McCreath Music Prize: An Ho

Angela Kalischer Theater Prize: Keely O’Gorman

Ceramics Award: Kathryn Barrett

Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Studio Art Prize: Osayuki Enoma

Commencement Programs

About our speaker

Belinda Enoma is a New York-based data privacy and cybersecurity leader who is passionate about empowering women to fearlessly pursue goals and to leverage their knowledge, expertise, experience to elevate their lives and positively impact others. She is a global empowerment speaker, conference host, life coach, corporate trainer, and strategist. Belinda has spoken on stage and impacted audiences in several cities, including London, Milan, Atlanta, Dallas, Annapolis.

Belinda is a Certified Information Privacy Professional with a law degree from Birmingham City University (formerly UCE) in England and an advanced law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. In addition, she has a Certificate in Cybersecurity, Managing Risk in the Information Age, from Harvard University.

A framed photo of the Class of 2022 now hangs across the Dean's Hallway from the all-school photo taken with Mira Hall, students, faculty, and staff taken after the School moved into the Main Building in October 1924. Quite the contrast!