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Register for Homecoming 2022

New and returning Mariners ‘come home’ to connect, catch up, and enjoy. Don’t miss out! Relive favorite moments and visit your old watering hole. Music, campus parade, family-friendly food and activities. 

Congratulations Jannessa!

Recent Rocky Hill graduate Jannessa Y. (’22) was honored at the State House last week. Jannessa was nominated by the Upper School faculty to receive this award.

Rocky Hill Alum in the News!

Rome Kirby ’07 continues to ride the waves and pays-it-forward mentoring the next generation of sailors, here featured in Sail Magazine!

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2021–2023 ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

OFFICERS

President
Maria Charbonneau Danckert ’12

Vice President
Sarah Knowles ’08

Treasurer
Sarah Shaw Siskin ’78

Secretary
Kristen Barber Hinson ’93

Immediate Past President
Lauren Friedman Koblick ’02

Members at Large

Assi Coulibaly ’13
Josh Dubs ’00
Sally Kenyan Grant ’87
Melanie Lara ’14
Scott Metzger ’86

Kristin Mitchell ’02
Megumi Osada Monaghan ’98
Erica Santos ’11
Kristin Walberg Urbach ’87
Kai Walsh ’14

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2021–2022 CLASS OFFICERS

Co-President

Keanu Palavra

Co-President

Drew Tamburini

Vice President

Lily Kerachsky

Secretary

Jannessa Ya

Treasurer

Lizzie Hayes

OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AWARDS

OUTSTANDING ALUMNI AWARDS

The Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award is presented to alumni who have who has made a positive impact on our school, our students, and the greater community bring honor and pride to Rocky Hill Country Day. 

RHCD Alumni Association is thrilled to announce Lauren Friedman Koblick ‘02 as the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award Recipient. 

Lauren has served as reunion chair, treasurer and president of the Rocky Hill Country Day Alumni Association Board, hosted a Florida alumni cocktail party and, for the past 20 years, maintained many lifelong Rocky Hill friendships!

2020 – Erin Clement ’84
2019 – Daniel Bentley ‘79
2018 – Kristin Walberg Urbach ‘87
2017 – Monica Iacono Boss ‘91
2016 – Mary Lynne Kennedy ’80
2015 – William N. Janikies ‘83
2014 – Samuel C. H. Dumas ’79 and Trixie Webber Dumas ’81
2013 – Karl A.D. Wadensten ‘78
2012 – Lia DiLeonardo Lehouiller ’91 and Richard P. Clark ‘85
2011 – Jane Carder Knowles ‘81
2010 – Sally Kenyon Grant ’87
2005 to 2009 – Not Presented
2004 – Dorothy Young ’48
2003 – Not Presented
2002 – Harriet Eldredge Brisson ‘46
2001 – Raymond Roch ’83
2000 – James T. Doyle ’58
1999 – Alain Porter ‘75
1998 — Not Presented
1997 – LeRoy Bennett ‘75
1996 – Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D. ‘76
1990 – James J. Young ‘70
1989 – Richard Barker ‘54
1988 – Charles Blanchard ’84, Anthony Broccoli, D.D.S. ’79, and Charles Eldredge, Ph.D. ‘58

Upcoming Events

Catch up with old friends, and make new ones! Visit your favorite Rocky Hill hangout and relive Mariner Moments!

SEP

30

Blue & White Night

A centerpiece celebration that embraces our entire Mariner community and energizes us all!

Friday, September 30 | 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Location – Rocky Hill Campus | 530 Ives Road, East Greenwich

OCT

1

Homecoming 2022

Reconnect with friends and share favorite Mariner moments! Registration is open to all alumni.

Saturday, October 1 | 12:00 PM

12:00 pm – Alumni Field Hockey Game
1:00 pm – Alumni Soccer Game
1:30 pm – Varsity Field Hockey v Wheeler
2:00 pm – Boys JV Soccer v Middlebridge
2:00 pm – Alumni Cornhole Tournament
2:30 pm – Girls Varsity Soccer v Dublin
4:00 pm – Boys Varsity Soccer v Dublin

Location – Rocky Hill Campus | 530 Ives Road, East Greenwich

JUNE

10

2023 Alumni Reunion

Visit your 'home away from home' and network with alums that span 8 decades of Rocky Hill traditions.

Saturday, June 10 | 5:00 – 9:00 PM

Location – Rocky Hill Campus | 530 Ives Road, East Greenwich

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Meet James Pinkham, Rocky Hill's new Director of Enrollment Management. Mr. Pinkham comes from a family of educators and has been attending and working at independent schools throughout his life. His first role was teaching history at the Forman School in Connecticut, before moving to admission and enrollment work at Ridley College in Ontario and most recently at the New Hampton School in central New Hampshire. We are thrilled to have Mr. Pinkham and Ms. LaPlante in the admissions office, meeting new families and furthering the mission of the school to help students discover their full selves.

This fall is the perfect time for families to learn about Rocky Hill Country Day School, either by visiting our sprawling waterfront campus or joining us for our Open House on Oct. 16 at 1:00. Register for Open House online today: hubs.li/Q01nNbhZ0
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Meet James Pinkham, Rocky Hills new Director of Enrollment Management. Mr. Pinkham comes from a family of educators and has been attending and working at independent schools throughout his life. His first role was teaching history at the Forman School in Connecticut, before moving to admission and enrollment work at Ridley College in Ontario and most recently at the New Hampton School in central New Hampshire. We are thrilled to have Mr. Pinkham and Ms. LaPlante in the admissions office, meeting new families and furthering the mission of the school to help students discover their full selves.

This fall is the perfect time for families to learn about Rocky Hill Country Day School, either by visiting our sprawling waterfront campus or joining us for our Open House on Oct. 16 at 1:00. Register for Open House online today:  https://hubs.li/Q01nNbhZ0

Have you watched Hocus Pocus 2 yet?!

We were thrilled to see RHCD's very own Finn K. ('29) and recent alum Thomas Fitzgerald ('22) featured in the film! Finn was an extra in the “magic shop” scene, and Thomas was prominently featured in the beginning of the film in the role of John Pritchett. Congratulations, Finn and Thomas, on landing this amazing opportunity👏
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Have you watched Hocus Pocus 2 yet?!

We were thrilled to see RHCDs very own Finn K. (29) and recent alum Thomas Fitzgerald (22) featured in the film! Finn was an extra in the “magic shop” scene, and Thomas was prominently featured in the beginning of the film in the role of John Pritchett. Congratulations, Finn and Thomas, on landing this amazing opportunity👏

If you got a copy of the October issue of Rhode Island Monthly, then you may have noticed a familiar face inside. Rocky Hill recent graduate Jannessa Ya ('22) was featured in the local publication, where she was highlighted for her many accomplishments in her time at RHCD, including being the recipient of the 2022 Lieutenant Governor Leadership Award! ... See MoreSee Less

If you got a copy of the October issue of Rhode Island Monthly, then you may have noticed a familiar face inside. Rocky Hill recent graduate Jannessa Ya (22) was featured in the local publication, where she was highlighted for her many accomplishments in her time at RHCD, including being the recipient of the 2022 Lieutenant Governor Leadership Award!

Due to tomorrow's forecast, we have decided to cancel Homecoming and all games. We hope that all families and alumni will be able to join us this evening for Blue & White Night, and we will miss you tomorrow! ... See MoreSee Less

Due to tomorrows forecast, we have decided to cancel Homecoming and all games. We hope that all families and alumni will be able to join us this evening for Blue & White Night, and we will miss you tomorrow!

Good Morning, Alumni! We have been watching the weather closely, and tomorrow's rain showers are looking too heavy to proceed with our alumni games at Homecoming. We are disappointed to share this news, but want to keep everyone's safety in mind.

Stay tuned for additional updates throughout the day!
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Mariner Spirit Week is upon us! It's time to dress up for spirit days, get your blue and white gear ready for the weekend's events, and celebrate the Mariner Community together all week!

Alumni, don't forget to register for an alumni game at Homecoming: hubs.li/Q01n4TWq0
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Mariner Spirit Week is upon us! Its time to dress up for spirit days, get your blue and white gear ready for the weekends events, and celebrate the Mariner Community together all week!

Alumni, dont forget to register for an alumni game at Homecoming: https://hubs.li/Q01n4TWq0
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On 10.3.22, the @RockyHillCD MS #FieldHockey Team hosted @Gordonschool and came away with their first win of the season.
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@BeaconCSports @egreenwichnews @WarwickPost @EGWarwickNews @projo @TheNewportDaily @SportsNDN

On 10.3.22, the @RockyHillCD Boys Varsity #Soccer Team hosted @SportsBancroft & scored a key @NEPSAC W.
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@projo @NESoccerJournal @BeaconCSports @SportsNDN @RISportsScoop @egreenwichnews @WarwickPost @EGWarwickNews @RISoccerNews @TheNewportDaily

On 9.30.22, the @RockyHillCD MS "A" #Soccer Team hosted @PCDAthletics Boys A and earned a Tie in competitive game.
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@BeaconCSports @projo @egreenwichnews @EGWarwickNews @WarwickPost @SRINSPORTS @SportsNDN

On 9.30.22, the @RockyHillCD Varsity #CrossCountry Team hosted the annual Mariner XC Invite w @PCDAthletics @Montrosians @CATSBoston @AbbeyRavens @WMI_Athletics.
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@NEPSAC @OceanStateRun @BeaconCSports @egreenwichnews @EGWarwickNews @WarwickPost

On Friday 10.7.22, the @RockyHillCD Boys Varsity #Soccer Team travels to face @MSCAthletics in a 7:30pm non-league match.
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#TheMarinerWay

On Friday 10.7.22, the @RockyHillCD Girls Varsity #Soccer Team travels to face @MSCAthletics in a 5:30pm non-league match.
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#TheMarinerWay

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CONOR O’ROURKE
Director of Development and Alumni Relations
corourke@rockyhill.org

If you are in need of a transcript:
CHRISTINE SHERMAN
Registrar/Divisional Coordinator
csherman@rockyhill.org
401.884.9070 x136

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