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College Selections for the Class of 2019
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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 9. 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 2019 is an accomplished group of 140 students who will continue their academic careers at 65 different colleges and universities around the country.

The graduating class includes:
32 National Merit Scholarship Commended Students
10 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
7 National Merit Scholarship Finalists
2 National Merit Scholarship Winners
1 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar
25 Cum Laude Society Members
2 Presidential Scholar Candidates
47 Advanced Placement Scholars
3 National Advanced Placement Scholars
23 Student-Athletes Headed to Division I and Division III College Athletics Programs
2 NCAA National Letter-of-Intent Signees
18 Lifers (seniors who attended Pingry since Kindergarten)
8 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!

American University (1)
Amherst College (1)
Babson College (1)
Barnard College (2)
Boston College (2)
Boston University (3)
Bowdoin College (2)
Brown University (2)
Bucknell University (6)
Carnegie Mellon University (3)
Claremont McKenna College (1)
Colby College (1)
Colgate University (2)
College of William & Mary (1)
The College of Wooster (1)
Columbia University (4)
Cornell University (3)
Dartmouth College (2)
Davidson College (1)
Duke University (2)
Emory University (3)
Franklin & Marshall College (1)
The George Washington University (1)
Georgetown University (4)
Georgia Institute of Technology (2)
Gettysburg College (2)
Harvard College (4)
Howard University (1)
Johns Hopkins University (1)
Kenyon College (2)
Lafayette College (3)
Lehigh University (7)
Middlebury College (3)
New York University (6)
Northeastern University (2)
Northwestern University (2)
Nova Southeastern University (1)
Pennsylvania State University (2)
Princeton University (4)
Quinnipiac University (1)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1)
Rice University (1)
Spelman College (3)
St. Lawrence University (1)
Tufts University (2)
Tulane University (2)
Union College (NY) (1)
United States Military Academy—Army (1)
University of California, Los Angeles (1)
University of Chicago (3)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1)
University of Michigan (2)
University of Pennsylvania (4)
University of Richmond (3)
University of Rochester (1)
University of Southern California (3)
University of Virginia (3)
Vanderbilt University (2)
Washington and Lee University (2)
Washington University in St. Louis (2)
Wellesley College (1)
Wesleyan University (1)
Williams College (1)
Yale University (3)
Gap Year (1)

* Current as of June 11, 2019

Contact: Greg Waxberg ’96, Communications Writer