Wheeler is happy to announce that the 2016 graduation speaker will be Rhode Island School of Design President Rosanne Somerson, RISD '76. A talented studio furniture designer and maker, Somerson is the first RISD alumna to become president and has served as a professor and provost at RISD as well. She also founded the RISD Furniture Design department. As we anticipate her talk to the graduates on June 10, please read more about her on the RISD website here: http://www.risd.edu/about/president/rosanne-somerson/
Seven seniors have been named finalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Congratulations to Will Evans, Jon Gunasti, Greg Kaiser, Emily Larson, Raghu Nimmagadda, Chase Penhallurick and Ben Saccone.
Wheeler is proud to announce that alumni parent and longtime RI television anchor Patrice Wood is the recipient of the 2016 Wheeler Community Spirit Award. The award will be presented at the SICA Family Potluck,Thursday, February 11 at 6:30 pm
in the Nulman Lewis Student Center. For information, contact Princess Bomba