Friday, July 13, 2012
The award is given in honor of the late Jim Griffin.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Athletic Director Justice Smith provided the press release below. Wayland High School football coach and dean of students Scott Parseghian received the Jim Griffin Coaching Award during the Wayland Boosters Spring Awards ceremony in June. The Wayland Athletic program wanted to create a symbol and blueprint of how a coach should act, lead and carry the legacy of our own late Jim Griffin. Griffin, a longtime guidance counselor at WHS, lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in early 2012. As an honor to Jim and his family we created the Jim Griffin Coaching Award. The Jim Griffin Coaching Award is given to a Wayland coach who embodies the elements of candor, compassion and a humanitarian way to guide and mold our youth in the Wayland …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Services for Jim Griffin include visitation on Thursday and a funeral mass on Friday.
Services for longtime Wayland High School Counselor Jim Griffin will take place this week in Cambridge and Winchester. Griffin passed away Sunday at the age of 47 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Visiting hours are Thursday, Jan. 19 from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge St., in Cambridge. The Funeral Mass will take place Friday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. at St. Eulalia Church, 50 Ridge St., in Winchester on Friday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery in Winchester. An email from WHS Principal Pat Tutwiler said students are welcome to attend the mass on Friday, though it will be a regular school day. Any student who wishes to attend certainly may. I ask parents/guardians of students who will …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Jim Griffin, longtime Wayland High School counselor, passed away Sunday after a battle with cancer.
Wayland High School Principal Pat Tutwiler provided the note below. It is with deep regret that I write to inform you that our dear friend and colleague, Jim Griffin, passed away on Sunday morning after his valiant battle with cancer. For his colleagues and friends here at Wayland High School, there are no words that can describe our profound sadness at hearing this news. Given the enormous impact Jim has had on the lives of students and the wonderful relationships he developed and nourished over the years with parents and other members in the Wayland community, I know this news will be equally as devastating to all who read this letter. Please know that we have organized the appropriate resources for your children and we are prepared to …