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College Selections for the Class of 2018
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In a rite of passage mixed with both excitement and poignant closure, Pingry will present diplomas to its newest graduates on Sunday, June 10. Our seniors have generously shared their talents and energy with the entire Pingry community, and we are preparing to wish them a warm farewell as they begin the next chapter of their lives. The Class of 2018 is an accomplished group of 138 students who will continue their academic careers at 71 different colleges and universities around the country.

The graduating class includes:
22 National Merit Scholarship Commended Students
12 National Merit Scholarship Finalists, all of whom advanced from the semifinals
5 National Merit Scholarship Competition Winners
4 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars
25 Cum Laude Society Members
1 Presidential Scholar Candidate
37 Advanced Placement Scholars
3 National Advanced Placement Scholars
27 Student-Athletes Headed to Division I and Division III College Athletics Programs
6 NCAA National Letter of Intent Signees
19 Lifers (seniors who have been Pingry students since Kindergarten)
6 Legacies (seniors with at least one parent and/or grandparent who also graduated from Pingry)

The seniors are heading to an impressive list of colleges and universities; the list below indicates how many students have chosen to enroll at each school.* Congratulations to our seniors, faculty, and College Counseling on another outstanding year of college placements!

Arizona State University (1)
Bates College (1)
Boston University (1)
Bowdoin College (2)
Brown University (1)
Bucknell University (2)
Carnegie Mellon University (2)
Claremont McKenna College (1)
Colby College (1)
College of William and Mary (1)
Colorado College (1)
Columbia University (2)
Connecticut College (1)
Cornell University (3)
Dartmouth College (1)
Davidson College (1)
Drexel University (1)
Duke University (4)
Elon University (1)
Fordham University (1)
Franklin & Marshall College (2)
George Mason University (1)
George Washington University (2)
Georgetown University (3)
Gettysburg College (2)
Harvard University (3)
Johns Hopkins University (3)
Lafayette College (2)
Lehigh University (3)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1)
Middlebury College (1)
Morehouse College (1)
Muhlenberg College (1)
New York University (4)
Northeastern University (4)
Northwestern University (3)
Nova Southeastern University (1)
Oxford College of Emory University (1)
Princeton University (2)
Rice University (2)
Rutgers University-New Brunswick (2)
Southern Methodist University (1)
Spelman College (1)
St. Lawrence University (1)
Stevens Institute of Technology (1)
Swarthmore College (1)
Syracuse University (1)
Trinity College (1)
Tufts University (2)
Tulane University (2)
University of California, Los Angeles (1)
University of California, San Diego (1)
University of Chicago (3)
University of Connecticut (1)
University of Michigan (2)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1)
University of Notre Dame (6)
University of Oxford (1)
University of Pennsylvania (6)
University of Southern California (2)
University of Virginia (2)
Vanderbilt University (4)
Vassar College (1)
Villanova University (5)
Wake Forest University (1)
Washington and Lee University (3)
Washington University in St. Louis (3)
Wellesley College (1)
Wesleyan University (1)
Williams College (4)
Yale University (5)

* Current as of June 7, 2018

Contact: Greg Waxberg '96, Communications Writer, gwaxberg@pingry.org