Two Beaconites Graduate from Oakwood Friends

Miles Fah and Benjamin Whipple among class of 34

Two residents of Beacon, Miles Fah and Benjamin Whipple, graduated from the Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie on June 10 during a ceremony held under a sprawling copper beach tree. Both have been at Oakwood Friends since sixth grade. They are among a graduating class of 34, each of whom spoke for a few minutes at the ceremony about their experiences at the school.

Miles Fah and Benjamin Whipple (photos by Michael Gallo Farrell)

Miles Fah and Benjamin Whipple (photos by Michael Gallo Farrell)

Oakwood Friends School, founded in 1796, is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day and boarding school serving grades 6 to 12.

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