Congratulations to the Class of 2015

Class of 2015The Hudson School (THS) in Hoboken N.J. celebrated the graduation of the 2015 class of twenty-four seniors in the beautiful Bissinger Room overlooking the Hudson at Stevens Institute.

Mrs. Newman, Hudson’s founder and director, reminisced about the long and friendly association between Hudson and Stevens, citing a time when The Hudson School spent three weeks in the Bissinger Room conducting classes while repairs were being made to their portion of the Library building on Park Avenue, Hudson’s first home.

She remarked with pride at the long road Hudson School has traveled in a relatively short time. Hudson moved one block to a permanent home in the old Martha Institute Building on the corner of Sixth and Park in 2002 and the high school has grown from five students in its first year (1995), to this year’s graduating class of twenty-four. As the names were read aloud by college counselor Gene Noce, the students rose to receive their diplomas. Guests were impressed by the fine schools these students were planning to attend.  (See college acceptances and merit scholarships information below.)

Hudson graduating senior Myles Zhang, the closing speaker, spoke gratefully about his time at THS and the place that Hudson School will always have in his heart. He reminded his classmates that each year when they returned from summer vacation, Mrs. Newman would be at the door of the school to “welcome us home.” His message was simple, yet profound.

“No matter what changes occur, in us, or in this school, Hudson will always be our home.”

Myles’ words echoed the feelings of all the graduates as well as those whose long associations with THS have made it a second home to them as well: parents, faculty and friends of the school. This graduating class comprised of talented and hard-working writers, scientists, actors, artists and business-minded individualists, will long be remembered with fondness, and will surely be missed.

“I want to thank you for the beautiful graduation; it was truly the most meaningful ceremony of that type that I have ever attended. The students really led the way with song, poetry and moving speeches. The setting was also magnificent – a day to cherish. …Thank you for all of the support that you gave to my daughter during good times and more challenging ones. You never gave up on her and she is thriving.  Hudson is a gem of a school.” – Parent of a graduate in the Class of 2015

A slide show from graduation is located HERE.

Enjoy photos by the Jersey Journal HERE.


This Year’s Graduating Class of 24 Students Has Received Over $2,854,000 in Merit Scholarships.

(This Does Not Include Financial Aid.)



*Bard College

Bennington College

Berry College

Boston University

Bowdoin College

Brandeis University

Bryn Mawr College

Case Western Reserve University

Clark University

Clarkson University

College of William and Mary

*Columbia University

Connecticut College

Denison University

Dickinson College

Dowling College

*Drexel University

*Drew University

Eckerd College

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

*Eugene Lang College–The New School

*Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fordham University

Franklin & Marshall College

Goucher College

Grinnell College

Hamilton College

*Hampshire College

Hollins University

Ithaca College

Juniata College

Lafayette College

Lehigh University

Lewis & Clark College

*Macalester College

Marymount Manhattan College

McGill University

Montclair State University

Mount Holyoke College

*Muhlenberg College

New York Institute of Technology

New York University

Northeastern University

*Ramapo College of NJ

*Reed College

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rhode Island College

*Rutgers (N.B.) University

*Santa Barbara City College

Skidmore College

*SUNY Binghamton

SUNY Fredonia

SUNY New Paltz

*SUNY Purchase

Seattle University

Shenandoah University

Stevens Institute of Technology

Susquehanna University

*Syracuse University

Temple University

The College of New Jersey

University of Alabama

University of British Columbia

University of California Davis

*University of California Santa Barbara

University of California Santa Cruz

University of Central Florida

University of Connecticut

University of Delaware

University of Denver

University of Hartford

University of Hawaii Manoa

University of Indiana

*University of Maine

University of Maryland

*University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Miami

University of Minnesota

*University of Pittsburgh

University of Rochester

*University of Saint Andrews

University of South Wales

University of the Arts

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin

University of Vermont

Ursinus College

*Vassar College

*Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Washington State University

Whittier College


* = Colleges Hudson students will attend.



(as of 6/10/15)

2016-10-20T17:18:51+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|
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