U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng To Serve As Class of 2024 Commencement Speaker

We are excited to announce and pleased to welcome this year’s commencement speaker, U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng, for the Class of 2024 Commencement on Sunday, June 9 at The Kew-Forest School. 

The ceremony will be available to livestream at 11:00 a.m. EST at https://www.kewforest.org/graduation.

To watch a special video message from Congresswoman Meng to the Class of 2024, visit here.
U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng is serving her sixth term in the United States House of Representatives, where she represents New York's Sixth Congressional District, in which Kew-Forest is located. Her district can be found in the New York City borough of Queens, including west, central, and northeast Queens.
Congresswoman Meng is the first and only Asian American Member of Congress from New York State. In Congress, she serves on the House Appropriations Committee, the State and Foreign Operations subcommittee and the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee. Congresswoman Meng also serves as the First Vice-Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, a co-Chair of the House Bipartisan Taskforce for Combatting Antisemitism, and as a Vice-Chair of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus.
While in Congress, Congresswoman Meng has fought to expand opportunities for communities of color, young people, families, small businesses, and women. Prior to being elected to Congress, she served in the New York State Assembly. Before entering public service, she worked as a public-interest lawyer.
Born in Elmhurst, Queens, and raised in the Elmhurst, Bayside, and Flushing sections of the borough, Congresswoman Meng attended local schools and graduated from Stuyvesant High School. She also attended the University of Michigan before earning her law degree from Yeshiva University's Benjamin Cardozo School of Law.
Congresswoman Meng is raising her family in Queens, where she lives with her husband, Wayne, and their two sons.
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The oldest independent school in the borough of Queens, The Kew-Forest School is an independent co-educational, college preparatory school for students in Preschool through Grade 12.