New head of school, a crew champion, at Kent School

KENT — Michael Gifford Hirschfeld has been named the new head of school at the Kent School, a co-ed independent boarding school with 585 students from 30 U.S. states and 37 countries.  

According to a letter from the Board of Trustees that can be found on the Kent School website, Hirschfeld will start at the school on July 1, after the last day of the Rev. Richardson Schell, who has been head of school for the past 38 years. 

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