Loomis Chaffee School
Local Students Graduate from The Loomis Chaffee School
2014 Jun 10The following students were among the 182 graduates from the Loomis Chaffee Class of 2014. The school's 98th Commencement Ceremony was held on May 25. In her Commencement address, Diana Farrell, Loomis Chaffee Class of 1983, now a director at McKinsey & Company and the global head of the McKinsey Center for Government, spoke of the country's economy and the role of the graduating class in shaping that economy's future. A member of President Obama's economic team from 2009 to 2011, she recalled the difficult decisions facing the president in response to the recession. Farrell discussed her hopes for the economy in the coming years, and she urged the graduates to be active participants in shaping a world in which they want to live. "I am optimistic about the future and about you," she said, "especially today, as I look at all of you, the next generation, eager to embrace what lies ahead and ready to make a difference in the world. May you do so boldly and wisely."