August 2, 2016

Playing for Patrick, Pomfret, Connecticut

November 1, 2015

Playing for Patrick was a tribute to Patrick Wood who died at twenty-three in 2006 by his own hand. Music had sustained him his whole life, but in the end, it was no match for the depression that ravaged him. In...

July 10, 2016

The Stanford Center, Berlin, Germany

On the tenth memorial of Patrick David Wood (1982-2006)

A little over ten years ago, we were immersed in our separate lives, maybe overwhelmed with the requirements of school, work, survival. A dear young man named Patrick made us sto...

December 24, 2015



            “Playing for Patrick” held at Pomfret School November 1, combined music and memories for a tribute to Patrick Wood (1982-2006).  His teachers composed pieces for him and performed in the chapel where Patri...

July 19, 2015

Congratulations, Drew Marshall! We wish you the best of luck in

your upcoming years at Pomfret School.

L to R: Robert P. Wood, Patrick's father, Drew Marshall, Lisette Rimer, Patrick's mother.


Drew was thoughtful enough to write a lovely Thank You note, which we wanted t...

November 15, 2014

Thank you to our local papers for running the story about our Alumni/ae Art Show Opening. Read the full story below.


Alumni Art Show Honors Patrick Wood



The recent opening night of Pomfret School’s first alumni art show was a memorable tribute to an outstand...

November 1, 2014


Thank you for joining us!


Show runs through the month of November.

75 Main Street

Putnam, Connecticut


A big thanks to all of the contributing artists! Artwork is also available online.



This event is a collaboration between the Patrick D. Wood '01 Memorial Prize, Pomf...

October 9, 2014


By popular request, the Pomfret School Alumni Art Show is now available online.


Opening Reception:

October 29th from 6 to 8 p.m.

Free wine and food.


Show runs through the month of November.

75 Main Street

Putnam, Connecticut


A big thanks to all of the contributing art...

October 8, 2014


Born in Tokyo, Japan and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Bangkok, Thailand, Ritsuko Hirai mastered her skills in printmaking and textiles at the Rhode Island School of Design. Ritsuko graduated from Pomfret in 1998 and went on to earn degrees from both RISD and...

October 4, 2014


Pat's family would like to thank local Pomfret, Connecticut merchants and Rectory School for their support with the sale of Pat’s CD.  Pomfret Spirit Shoppe, the Vanilla Bean, Pizza 101, and Martha’s Herbary along with Rectory School have raised a total of $1,358.00 t...

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December 24, 2015

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Patrick D. Wood '01 Memorial Prize

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