Pittsfield: Miss Hall's names Pickett Scholars


PITTSFIELD >> Miss Hall's School announces that recent graduate Jamie Flynn of Chester, N.Y., and rising senior MaryCatherine Balcom of Pittsfield have been named by the Lenox School Alumni Association as recipients of this year's Mansfield Pickett Scholarships.

The awards are named in memory of Mansfield E. "Peter" Pickett, who was a longtime teacher both at the former Lenox School and at Miss Hall's School.

The scholarships are given to two students who exhibit outstanding performance in academics and extracurricular activities.

This is the 13th year the association has honored Miss Hall's students.

Flynn, the daughter of Rita Flynn, was an Admission Ambassador, Science Peer Tutor, and an MHS Mentor.

An honor roll student, she was also a member of the MHS Technology Club and the International Student Alliance. Additionally, she is a competitive gymnast.

Flynn will attend the University of Vermont in the fall.

Balcom, the daughter of Michael and Roberta Balcom, is a Big Sister, MHS Mentor, Athletic Association co-head, and a member of the MHS Student Council.

An honor roll student, she is also a member of the school's varsity basketball team and, as a sophomore, served on the Class Fundraising Committee.

Additionally, as a freshman, she was a member of the Head of School's Advisory Committee on Growth.


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