Class of 2019
A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers. Helen Keller
Hannah and Jack Sklover grew up in Battery Park City, coming of age in the post-911 neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. Pictured with their mom, Judy Sklover, Jack and Hannah both graduated this year.
Jack attended PS150 and PS89 Elementary School, Salk School of Science Middle School and graduated from Baruch College Campus High School in May and in September, he’ll be bound for SUNY Binghamton.
Hannah, attended PS150, Salk School of Science Middle School, Beacon High School and in May, earned a Bachelor of Science Public Health from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Andrea Ward graduated at the top of her class from Metropolitan College of New York School for Human Services and Education with a Bachelors in Human Services with honors and was chosen as a commencement speaker by the faculty.
“From 2013 to 2017, I was a serial college student after having enrolled in 3 different colleges over a 4 year period. Now at 30 years old, truth be told, I would not be here if it wasn’t for my family, friends, and MCNY. I vowed that I would graduate with honors no matter how hard it would be. This degree is not only mine, but it belongs to every person who has ever helped me get to this point. This is my thank you to all of you.”
And to that she added, “To all of my fellow graduates, In life there will be shame and guilt thrown your way. It’s up to you on how you respond to the negativity. Please remember, every accomplishment has its season, and every event has its reason. To the graduating class of 2019, may we all give a round of applause to all the Kings and Queens.”
Metropolitan College of New York, located at 60 West Street, is a private, college and consists of three schools: The Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education, the School for Public Affairs and Administration, and the School for Business.
We congratulate this year’s graduates and encourage all to send a photo and a few words about your achievements. Submissions of all age groups welcome at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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