Announcing our 2019 “Take Flight” Alumni Grant Recipients!


Congratulations to this year’s “Take Flight” grant recipients!

What an inspiration it is to see our young people moving forward in such meaningful ways. We are honored to help them on their journeys. We wish each of them well and look forward to hearing about their successes!

The DVWS Take Flight Grant is an annual grant for alumni of Da Vinci / Water’s Edge Waldorf School.  This year each of our winners will receive a $250 grant.

Genevieve Tuffy graduated from DVWS in 2017. She is being awarded $250, which she will use to partially fund touring Italy over spring break with the Barrington Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Grace Anderson graduated from DVWS in 2016. She is being awarded $250, which she will use to take a class in sign language at the College of Lake County to further her goal of becoming ears and voice for the deaf community.

Matthew Renollet graduated from DVWS in 2017. He is being awarded $250, which he will use to purchase a new computer monitor with better color scale and spectrum, allowing him to improve his photo editing ability.