"And this name, Wilberforce, for us and for this community stands as a point of pride and identity. To us, Wilberforce has increasingly come to mean living boldly and unashamedly."
Clara Whitman

Commencement Speaker:
Professor John Rose teaches at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. He is also Associate Director of the Arete Initiative, which sponsors scholarship and learning opportunities focused on recovering and sustaining the virtues in contemporary life, especially within workplace, university, and public square. John's research concerns virtue ethics and Christian theology. John also serves on the summer faculty at Princeton’s Witherspoon Institute. Originally from Iowa, John holds a BA in religion from Wabash College, an MTS from Duke Divinity School, and a PhD in Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary. During his last year at Princeton, John taught Humane Letters at The Wilberforce School.We are delighted to have Professor Rose return to speak for our 2019 Commencement.

Valedictorian Address: Clara Whitman

Full Commencement Ceremony

Head of School Charge to Graduates