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2021 Graduation Speakers

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2021 Graduation Speakers

Three alumni speakers from the class of 2015 were selected out of over 20 applicants to speak at this year's graduation. Learn more about our graduation speakers below!

Bryce Pollock
- Current Junior at St. John's School

Bryce graduated from The Fay School in 2015. His little brother, Grahm, is a current Primary II student. Bryce has demonstrated his leadership in many ways since graduating from The Fay School, including being the Captain of the St. John's Swimming and Diving Team, steering a COVID Canned Goods Food Drive, leading the Wellness Club at St. John's, and holding a Leadership position within St. John's Community Service, specifically an Advisory Liaison. This year he attended the Student Diversity Leadership Conference for Independent Schools. He has received numerous awards, including receiving honorable mention at the Scholastic Photography Competition, the Excellence in History Award, and the most improved St. John's Swimmer.

“Every time I take on a leadership role in my new school community, I am reminded of the valuable lessons I learned at Fay which help me lead with confidence!
 
Being a leader in your community is rewarding, and you've been taught how to lead well during your time at Fay."
Kate Teagarden
- Current Junior at Episcopal High School

Kate graduated from The Fay School in 2015. She attended Presbyterian School for middle school and is a current junior at Episcopal High School. Since graduating from Fay, Kate has received several academic achievements, including the Climb Award, Exemplary Effort Award, and honorable mention from the scholastic writing competition. She is very involved within her school community through the International Thespians Honors Society, National English Honors Society, National Honors Society, and Latin Honor Society. Kate serves on the Arts Leadership Council, Young Democrats Club, Latin Club, Chapel Committee, and the Student Senate at Episcopal High School. She is also the head chorister at St. Paul’s Treble Choir and is an assembly leader at Sunday School.

"My favorite memory from Fay would simply be the environment. Fay is an incredibly kind, sweet, and innocent place, and I loved the outdoor space and playground. I especially loved carpool at the end of the day when I was able to talk with my friends. I also loved the relationships I made with both my classmates and teachers."
Leah Teagarden
- Current Junior at Episcopal High School

Leah graduated from The Fay School in 2015. She attended Presbyterian School for middle school and is a current junior at Episcopal High School. Since graduating from Fay, Leah has received several academic achievements including Honor Roll, National English Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society, Exemplary Effort Award in Chemistry, National Honor Society, and MVP on the Golf Team! Leah holds Leadership positions in Sewing Club, Latin Club, St Paul's UMC Treble Choir, Chorale, Freshman Advisory Mentor, and serves as an Acolyte for Episcopal High School's Chapel services. In her spare time, Leah serves as a sales associate for Lily Rain in Rice Village, participates in Episcopal High School's Onstage, participates in Students of Service, World Affairs Club, Model UN, and St. Paul's Children's Choir. 

"My favorite memory from Fay is definitely the school plays. There was something so special about doing one each year that brought our grade so much closer to each other!"

Bryce Pollock, Fay Class of 2015.
Kate and Leah Teagarden. Fay Class of 2015