Joining Leman, The Beekman School sent Abacus Mom this information:

The Beekman School Merit Award Application Requirements – Deadline March 31, 2014
All new, incoming 9th and 10th grade students who earn a minimum 3.0 GPA during the current school year are eligible to apply. To be considered for the award, applicants must complete the online admission application and note “The Beekman School Merit Award” in the comments section.

The following application documents must also be submitted via email to Headmaster George Higgins at

  • One 500 word essay answering the question, “Other than academics, how do you plan to contribute to the Beekman community?”
  • Most recent transcript from the current school year
  • One letter of recommendation

Applications must be completed and submitted by midnight on Monday, March 31, 2014. Finalists and their parents will be contacted with regards to setting up an interview at the school as part of the application process for all prospective Beekman students and families. In addition to the standard admissions interview, finalists will discuss their essay, letter of recommendation and other award areas.