DARTMOUTH — Two students from The Schwartz School at Meeting Street Massachusetts in Dartmouth celebrated graduation in a ceremony held at the school on Wednesday, June 20th.

Donning blue caps and gowns, 21-year- old Andrea Bento, of Dartmouth, and 21-year-old Matthew Skinner, of Lakeville, received their diplomas from John Kelly, Meeting Street President and CEO; Margaret Knowlton, Director of School Aged Programs; and John Kershaw, Co-director of Special Education. The event was emceed by WPRI 12 news anchor Mike Montecalvo.

The Schwartz School has a long-standing reputation in the community as a provider of exceptional educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs. The compassionate and professional staff at The Schwartz School works closely with school districts and families to ensure a plan that is uniquely tailored to each student to maximize their independence and help them achieve their greatest potential possible.

From left to right: Personal care attendant Heather Hatch; Andrea Bento; Mother Jen Bento. Photo Courtesy: Schwartz School.
From left to right: Stepfather Allen Durfee; Matthew Skinner; Mother Elizabeth Durfee. Photo Courtesy: Schwartz School.

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