Hannah Leo '11, first prize winner in 2007


"[Pomfret offers a] strong academic program, [various] clubs/activities, [and a setting] to form meaningful relationships with teachers & advisors." 

Zachary Bellerose '12​


Isabelle Lofquist '12


"Pomfret's small size really gives you a nice comforting feeling; you feel like you can easily get to know everyone and be well-acquainted with the campus, so you can feel at home there pretty easily."

Daniel Kellaway '13


"At Pomfret, what the school says about close relationships with fellow students and teachers is really true. It is every bit as close of a community as is advertised." 

Harrison Schroder '14


"One unique quality that I love about Pomfret is the opportunity for success it offers its students. There is a wide variety of classes Pomfret offers its students with dedicated and passionate teachers who take the time to ensure each student's success." 

Caed Jones '15


Caed is excited to participate in "JV hockey, soccer, baseball. [He also] dedicates much of his time to AP US History and photography."


Dylan and Evan Clarkin '16


DYLAN: "I feel what sets Pomfret apart from other schools is its community feel. This community is easily seen at sporting events and every day life as everyone says hi as you walk by and everyone knows everbody's name."


EVAN: "I have been proud of my academic success so far here at Pomfret, consistently getting honors, and also my support for the community. (helping out my class in fundraisers, and clothing drives, as well as participating in relay for life.)"


Julie Sullivan '17


"Pomfret isn't just a high school, it's another family. As a student you make lasting relationships with everyone, and are busy 24/7 which really sets Pomfret apart from other high schools." 


"Wood Scholars" carry the pride of Pat's award during

their tenure at Pomfret School.


They are recognized for their academic distinction, their skills, passions, and experiences outside of the classroom.


They are rewarded for their character and hard work as learners, teachers, artists, and high achievers.  They have become part of a tradition, a growing community of honor and excellence.

Greg Rice '18


Drew Marshall '19


Sydney Dubitsky '20


"I am truly honored."






Patrick D. Wood '01 Memorial Prize

Advancement Office

Pomfret School

398 Pomfret Street

Pomfret, Connecticut 06258


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