Following sold-out runs in the world’s largest cities including London, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, the internationally acclaimed Lightscape is coming to Fort Worth for the 2022 holiday season. Taking place within the 120-acre Fort Worth Botanic Garden and set along a beautifully illuminated walking trail custom-designed for Fort Worth, Lightscape will feature spectacular artistic installations that come to life after dark with color, imagination, and sound. Starting November 18 and running through
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD), the oldest co-ed college-preparatory school in Fort Worth, has broken ground on what many refer to as its most significant athletics improvement project in the school’s 59-year history. Slated for completion in the fall of 2022, the $3.5 million project includes excavating one of its two field hockey fields, Rosacker Stadium field, and Barrett Havran Track, and superseding them with international-caliber surfaces and technologies rivaled by no other school in North
FORT WORTH COUNTRY DAY CLASS OF 2022 EARNS RECORD-BREAKING $14.2 MILLION IN MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS ACROSS 135 UNIVERSITIES85 percent of FWCD’s senior class received scholarships, three will attend Ivy League colleges, three will become collegiate athletes, and 100 percent will attend college in the fall of 2022FORT WORTH, Texas (May 31, 2022) – Fort Worth Country Day’s (FWCD) Class of 2022 has earned a record-breaking $14.2 million in merit-based scholarships, awarded to 85 percent of its 93 graduating
SPEED FAB-CRETE BREAKS GROUND ON NEW 23,105-SQUARE-FOOT REMEMBRANCE CENTER FOR GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME IN FORT WORTHFORT WORTH, Texas (May 4, 2022) – Fort Worth-based general contractor Speed Fab-Crete has broken ground on a new 23,105-square-foot Remembrance Center at Greenwood Funeral Home, located at 3355 White Settlement Road near downtown Fort Worth. Slated for completion in June 2023, the one-story facility is being built just east of Greenwood’s iconic statue of four bronze horses and gateway to its
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD), the oldest co-ed college-preparatory school in Fort Worth, has appointed Peggy Wakeland as the next leader of its Bass Upper School, effective immediately.Wakeland has played an integral role at FWCD’s Upper School for more than 28 years. Originally hired as an Upper School math teacher in 1994, she was promoted to Assistant Head of Upper School in 1997 and held that role until nine months ago when she began her tenure as interim Head of Upper School. Now, as FWCD’s new head
George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States, is set to headline the 2022 Cattle Raisers Convention & Expo, taking place at the Fort Worth Convention Center in downtown Fort Worth on March 25-27, 2022. Hosted annually by Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), the event is the largest cattle and ranching industry event in the Southwest, with more than 4,000 attendees expected. Open-to-the-public, tickets and more information can be found at https://cattleraisersconvention.com/.
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) senior Joaquin Castro-Balbi has been named a candidate in the 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, one of the highest honors bestowed upon graduating U.S. high school seniors. Castro-Balbi is one of only two students from Fort Worth selected for candidacy out of the 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in 2022.Castro-Balbi is the 10th senior from FWCD to be recognized as a U.S. Presidential Scholars Candidate since 2000. In addition to being
FORT WORTH, Texas (October 25, 2021) – Twelve (12) seniors at Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, including three National Merit Semifinalists and nine National Merit Commended Students. In addition, 17 FWCD juniors and seniors have been honored by College Board National Recognition Programs.National Merit Semifinalists at Fort Worth Country Day are Joaquin Castro-Balbi, Izzy Gutierrez, and Michelle Pham. These students scored in the top 1% of