(SAVANNAH, Ga.) During the annual Senior Recognition and Blazer Ceremony luncheon, Bethesda Academy, a private day school for young men in grades six through twelve, presented the senior class with the school’s iconic navy blue blazer, khaki pants, white collared dress shirt, tie, belt, and socks.
The Women’s Board of Bethesda proudly sponsors the ceremony and gift, which symbolize the completion of the students’ transition into their final year at Bethesda Academy.
“We are honored to present these blazers and suits to our seniors,” said Angela Mandel, Chair of the Women’s Board of Bethesda. “This is a special time in their lives, and we are so proud of all that they have accomplished. We hope that these blazers and suits will serve as a reminder of their time at Bethesda Academy and of the many successes that lie ahead for them.”
The Women’s Board of Bethesda consists of 50 active members and a dedicated sustainer membership. Since 1915, this organization has been actively involved with Bethesda Academy. Its mission is to enhance and improve the lives of the boys at Bethesda Academy while also supporting the President. They provide assistance in various areas, including athletics, as well as presenting a monthly Teacher Appreciation award.
“The annual Senior Recognition and Blazer Ceremony is a highly anticipated event at Bethesda Academy,” said Bethesda Academy President Dr. Michael Hughes. “After overcoming three years of intense academic endeavors, our seniors find themselves in the midst of their most demanding year yet. This ceremony serves as a meaningful tribute to acknowledge and honor the unwavering commitment and hard work of our senior students.”
ABOUT BETHESDA ACADEMY
Bethesda Academy is a private day school for young men in grades six through twelve in Savannah, Ga. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Bethesda Academy offers small class sizes, individual learning plans, and a student success leadership program. Founded in 1740, Bethesda Academy is the oldest child-care institution in the United States. The 650-acre campus allows Bethesda Academy to offer a variety of athletic teams, a wildlife management and outdoor learning experience with a college preparatory curriculum. Through its “Lead The Way” initiative, students have access to exclusive integrated learning and leadership opportunities. For more information, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org or call 912.644.4376.