Patrick Finn to lead WCDS

Wakefield Country Day School Announces Patrick Finn as New Head of School

Huntly, VA – The Board of Directors is pleased to announce Patrick M. Finn as Wakefield Country Day School’s (WCDS’) next Head of School. After an extensive search process, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to name Mr. Finn as the new Head of School, effective July 1, 2020.

Mr. Finn brings more than three decades of success in independent schools as a teacher, coach, and administrator to WCDS. In addition, he provides a reasoned, realistic, and cooperative approach to solving problems. Previously, Mr. Finn worked at The Canterbury School, St. Timothy’s School, and Foxcroft School.
“I look forward to working with our tremendous faculty to continue to grow and evolve WCDS in innovative and inspiring ways,” shared Finn. He continued, “Together, with the faculty and staff, with the students and alumni, with all WCDS families past and present, and the greater WCDS community, we will continue to accomplish great things. Most importantly, we will work to ensure that the incredible opportunity for a WCDS education endures long into the future.”

Wakefield Country Day School is an independent, co-educational, learning environment for students in Pre-School through Grade 12. WCDS is dedicated to providing a warm, welcoming, and safe environment where students are kind, helpful, and inclusive. The WCDS classical curriculum emphasizes critical thinking and analysis, enabling students to address the evolving challenges of our modern world successfully. With five bus routes WCDS has served students from Rappahannock, Culpeper, Madison, Fauquier, Warren, Frederick, Page, and Prince William counties since 1972. More information is available at or call Suzanne Zylonis at 540.635.8555.

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