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Berwick Welcomes Margot Harrington As New Director of Auxiliary Programs

James Reynolds
Berwick Academy Welcomes Margot Harrington As New Director of Auxiliary Programs and Announces Exciting Slate of Summer Programs
Berwick Academy Head of School, Jim Hamilton has announced Margot Harrington as the new Director of Auxiliary Programs, a first of its kind position at the School. Harrington will spearhead efforts to bolster summer programs and oversee facility rentals, after school programs, and any new initiatives that would occur outside of the regular academic day or year.

With summer just around the corner, Berwick Academy is excited to offer a wide variety of Summer on the Hilltop programs for youth entering Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 for the 2021-22 school year. All offerings are open to the general public. Following all recommended CDC guidelines and Berwick Academy COVID-19 protocols, the majority of these summer programs will take place in-person. For more information please visit berwickacademy.org/summer-programs.

Harrington joins Berwick Academy after serving as the Associate Director of Recreation for Newburyport Youth Services for nearly thirteen years. She oversaw more than 150 year-round youth and family recreation programs for the City of Newburyport. Harrington also serves as a Certified Life Coach for Seacoast Coaching Connection.

“I hope to develop and build fantastic summer and after school programming, as well as increased facility rental opportunities for surrounding businesses and community members,” says Harrington. “There is so much to offer at Berwick Academy, and I hope to enhance what is already happening on campus and share these opportunities with families all around the Seacoast area.”

“We are incredibly excited about Margot joining our community,” adds Hamilton. “She brings a passion for programming, incredible experience and energy, and great connections to the Seacoast community. Margot has put together a great line-up of programming for this summer, and that is just a fraction of what is to come.” 

Harrington earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Indiana University Bloomington and her Master’s in Recreation Administration from the University of New Hampshire. An Ohio native, Harrington currently resides in Eliot, ME. 

If you are interested in learning more about the 2021 summer programs offered at Berwick Academy, Harrington can be reached at margot.harrington@berwickacademy.org or (207) 384-6199

Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.