The Conway School will celebrate its forty-seventh annual commencement weekend from June 21-22, 2019, with Commencement exercises taking place on Saturday, June 22.

Photo by Andrew Kilduff ’17

During the commencement ceremony, the thirteen members of the class of 2019 will present each other with a Master of Science diploma from Conway’s intensive, ten-month graduate program in sustainable landscape planning and design. Typically diverse in academic backgrounds and ages, members of the class of 2019 represent nine states:

The members of the graduating class of 2019 are Martha Wills Abbott (Washington D.C.), Caitlin O’Neil Broman (Rochester, NY), Bo Guyer Carpen (Alexandria, VA), Lili Elena (Rockland, ME), Kristen Leigh Gessinger (Northampton, MA), Eric N. Giordano (Andover, MA), Amanda Marie Hawes (Portland, ME), Lisa Jeanne Krause (Wayne IL), Aja Rose Mathews (Palo Alto, CA), Greta Moore (Bozeman, MT), Mary Sage C. Napolitan (West Tisbury, MA), Mallory Morgan Rasky (Buffalo Grove, IL), and Robbe Verhofste (Cumming, IA).

Commencement Weekend 2019 Events

Attendance at Commencement Weekend events is by invitation.

  • Pre-Graduation Celebration with Alumni 
    Please note: Attendance at Commencement Weekend events is by invitation.
    7:00-9:00 p.m. at The Conway School, 88 Village Hill Road, Northampton, MA
    Conway alums, trustees, faculty, and staff will gather to celebrate the Class of 2019 on the eve of their graduation.
  • Commencement Ceremony and Cookout
    Please note: Attendance at Commencement Weekend events is by invitation.
    11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Nonotuck Park, 1 Daley Field Rd, Easthampton, MA 

    Graduates, family, and friends will gather at Nonotuck Park in Easthampton for the Class of 2019’s Commencement Ceremony (11am-1pm) followed by a celebratory cookout (1-2pm).
    > Read more about keynote speaker Alex B. Morse, Mayor of the City of Holyoke
  • Open House and Reception for the Class of 2019
    Please note: Attendance at Commencement Weekend events is by invitation.
    2:30 – 5:00 p.m. at The Conway School, 88 Village Hill Road, Northampton, MA

    Graduates, family, and friends will continue to celebrate the Conway School Class of 2019 at an Open House and Reception at the school in Northampton.