An exceptional boarding school community for boys in grades nine through twelve.

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  • Faculty Members Awarded with Chairs and Masterships

    Six faculty members received new chairs and masterships during the underformer awards assembly on May 21. They joined other members of the faculty who hold the chairs and masterships that generous alumni and friends have established to honor teaching excellence at Woodberry.
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  • Woodberry Forest Class of 2018 Graduates

    Members of the Class of 2018 graduated from Woodberry Forest School on May 26, 2018. The celebration of the school's 129th class included the Commencement Address, the Amici Night awards ceremony, Baccalaureate, and Commencement.
     
    This year's Commencement speaker was Mr. Dan Ritchie '50, a leader in the worlds of academia, arts, and business. The native of China Grove, North Carolina graduated from Woodberry and then went on to Harvard, where he earned both an undergraduate degree and a masters degree. After a stint in the United State Army, Mr. Ritchie went to work for Lehman Brothers. He then joined MCA in Hollywood, eventually rising to the role of chief financial officer. Following several entrepreneurial ventures, Mr. Ritchie was hired as chief executive officer of Westinghouse Broadcasting, a role he held for eight years. After retiring from that job, he was asked to assume the chancellorship of the University of Denver. Over sixteen years he transformed the university's culture and campus. He held the job without pay. Following his second retirement, he went on to serve as CEO of the Denver Center for Performing Arts, again without pay, for more than a decade.   
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  • Environmental History Students Enjoy Backpacking Trip

    Students from Woodberry's Environmental History course braved torrential downpours earlier this month to spend six days and five nights exploring the rich history of Shenandoah National Park.
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Woodberry Forest School

Woodberry Forest, VA 22989   Phone: 540-672-3900
Woodberry Forest admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, disability, religious belief, and national or ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, disability, religious belief, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs. The school is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.