Hockaday has announced that Jan Langbein, the executive director of Genesis Women’s Shelter, will be the speaker at the school’s graduation ceremony, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 28 on the campus. From the official release:
For more than 20 years, Mrs. Langbein has been an activist in efforts to end violence against women. As Executive Director of Genesis Women’s Shelter, she is committed to raising the level of awareness regarding the prevalence and effects of domestic violence. The Hockaday Community Service Program has volunteered at Genesis Women’s Shelter for more than 20 years. In Langbein’s opportunities to teach students about her work, she has electrified and inspired them. The example of her work, the power of her voice, and the depth of her compassion will speak powerfully to Hockaday’s graduating Seniors.