Alumni Notes

Douglas Bearak '10 graduated from the University of Hartford in 2014 after majoring in History with a minor in Judaic Studies.  He currently works at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Daniel Corfman '06 is a customer engineer at Mindshift Technologies. He received his undergraduate degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2010.

Jessica Dapelo '09 received an MBA in Healthcare Management from Dowling College.

Rachel Fernandes '10 is advancing her studies at Adelphi University, where she is currenltly pursuing an M.S. in Communication Sciences & Disorders.

Eamon Gallgher '12 is currently studying political science with a minor in international studies at American University in Washington, D.C.

Maya Johnson '04 is a financial business manager at Shiloh Consulting LLC. She received her undergraduate degree from Alfred University and a Masters degree from Columbia University.

Gabriella Krasnitsky '08 is now a real estate agent with L.G. Fairmont Group and runs her own fashion blog at brokersandbags.com. Gabriella is also a 2012 graduate of Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business with a triple major in finance, international business and economics.

Bash Naran '09 now works in the entertainment marketing department of CAA, the most prestigious talent agency in Hollywood.

Caroline Pavlakos (née Kouretsos) '08 attended Wagner College and received her BA in Psychology and Education in 2012 and MSEd in Early Childhood and Special Education in 2014. She is currently a teacher at the Virginia Commonwealth University Child Development Center.

Emma Reilly '09 is an assistant teacher at PS 321 in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Minna Rivera (née Posner) '03 is a behavior analyst for children with autism and received a Masters in Early Childhood General and Special Education from Hunter College in 2014.

Dana Senisi '04 opened her own dance studio called Triple Threat Performing Arts Company, where her sister, Kim Senisi '08, is a co-director.  Kim is currently on tour with Disney Junior's Chugginton Live, bringing smiles to children's faces all across America.

Michael Warren '08 is a creative designer for Gap Inc.

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  • 8101 Ridge Boulevard
  • Brooklyn, New York 11209
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About Us

Bay Ridge Prep is a co-ed, K-12 independent school in Brooklyn, New York, that is home to 390 students and over 100 faculty spread across two buildings.  With a student-centered environment and fresh approach to education, Bay Ridge Prep provides an enriching academic experience in a socially mature environment.

Admissions

Bay Ridge Prep is selective in admissions and prospective students go through a formal application process.  What we look for most in an applicant is a student who will benefit from our programs and make a positive impact on our community.

Academics

Bay Ridge Prep students get their first taste of hands-on learning in Kindergarten, when they become owners and operators of their own bakery.  By high school, they are deeply engaged in courses like Science, Research & Design - a three-year class that offers the opportunity to conduct original, independent research.

Arts

Led by experienced arts educators with advanced degrees in art, music and theater, the arts program recognizes that creative expression is a vital and integral part of a student’s development.

Athletics

Home to nine championships in the last seven years, Bay Ridge Prep Athletics offers students an opportunity to explore physical challenges and develop leadership and teamwork skills.

Student Life

Student life is more than just classes, clubs and team sports.  Bay Ridge Prep is proactive in making every day life for students engaging, positive and enjoyable. 

Giving

Giving to Bay Ridge Prep has a profound impact on the daily lives of our students and helps give the school's administration the flexibility and financial resources to address spontaneous needs in and out of the classroom such as undertaking new programs and facility upgrades.

Alumni

Bay Ridge Prep Alumni can be found everywhere.  Our newest alums are at some of the best colleges and graduate programs in the country and older alums are professionals in the fields of medicine, law, media, education, finance and more.

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