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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SENIORS!- 28 July 2020

We are extremely proud of our senior scholars who have all been part of the ABC Wilton program for four years and only regret that the Coronavirus prevented us from being able to celebrate their success in person this Spring. We wish them all the best as they move onto college and pursue their professional paths. Please join us, as we celebrate our four exceptional Class of 2020 ABC Wilton Seniors:


Kiri Clancy plans to attend SUNY Binghamton where she will pursue a liberal arts curriculum.

The ABC Experience was one that I will never forget and has definitely impacted me and my life. I gained sisters, friendships and so much more during my years in Wilton, CT. I’ve met so many incredible people that have helped me grow throughout my high school years. The best part of the ABC program was meeting and connecting with people and creating life-long relationships. My host family served as my family away from home and they welcomed me fully and opened up to me. My host sisters, Amy and Suzy, though far in distance from our separate colleges, will always remain family to me. I will never forget the fellow ABC girls who I’ve bonded with so intensely during our many adventures while staying within the walls of the ABC house in the town center. What I will miss the most about Wilton is living there and being part of the community. Wilton has become a place I can call home.

Josh Darkwah plans to attend New York University where he will pursue a liberal arts curriculum.

I was also able to take the opportunity to go on a trip to India during the summer after my Junior year; an experience I will never forget. ABC Wilton got me to see a world completely different from what I was used to, and in turn, I was able to grow by gaining new perspectives on life.

Nadia Voravolya plans to attend Temple University where she will enroll in the 7 year PharmD program with the goal of becoming a pharmacist.

The best part of the ABC Wilton program were the experiences I made! From the high school, to my host family, the ABC girls’ and boys’ houses, and all the people I met along the way, I made lifelong lasting memories and relationships. The support and connections I’ve had from Wilton are what makes the ABC Wilton program so special to me. I will miss the feeling of being a high schooler in such a loving and small community. I have learned so much about not only myself but also about different communities, cultures, and traditions.

Hector Melesio Rodriguez plans to attend Franklin & Marshall College where he will study biology and is considering a career in forensics and criminal justice.

ABC has helped me grow as a responsible and polite adult. With the chores we had to complete, I learned to become responsible regarding time. With the allowance we get, I learned how to manage my finances. I also learned how to be responsible for my own space, and share it with others who are not my family. Overall, taking on these responsibilities has made me more than ready for college and beyond.

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