Our family joined the Rutgers Prep community in 2004. From our first days on campus, we sensed good things would happen for our son. Over the next eight years he took advantage of the academic, social, athletic and music programs at RPS and grew into a fine young man. As parents, we experienced pride and joy seeing him pitch on the baseball team, sing in the choirs and beamed with pride when he sat for his AP exams.
Soon he will graduate. We sense our family will always be part of the Rutgers Prep community, but our time on campus is drawing to a close. We are mixed with joy, to see our son move on to college to pursue his dream, and sadness that we will leave a sure thing.
Over the years several faculty and staff were especially influential to our son and our family. All of his teachers, counselors, advisors and coaches were incredible in their ability to teach … and our son learned. He is indeed ready for college.
We would be remiss if we did not single out one part of our son’s Rutgers Prep experience that was especially positive. Mary Szeles and her direction of the Men’s and Barbershop Choirs and the Madrigal Singers is stellar and was a highlight of our son’s experience. The choirs provided a niche for him, helped him develop confidence, gave us all opportunities to be part of good music and was a constant over the years.
We wish everyone at Rutgers Preparatory School continued success and leave knowing incoming students “are in good hands.”