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not an easy skill to develop for anyone, and that it is extremely difficult for some. I let them know that they all have unique gifts, but that those gifts will remain a secret until they find the courage to share them with the world. Therefore, overcoming one’s fear of public speaking and gaining comfort with one’s public voice is a giant step to becoming a man. There are enduring traditions at Avon that distinguish the unique experience that our boys receive during their time in our community. Over the past 20 years, new traditions have emerged, such as poetry contests and Headmaster’s Holidays, and among them, the Headmaster’s Dinner may be the most valuable in building community and promoting personal growth. The Avonian Spring 2018


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The Avonian, Spring 2018  

The Avonian, Spring 2018