Hamden Hall Country Day School announced that Jill Gardiner

is the Salutatorian of the Class of 2012. Jill is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Gardiner. Jill offered the Salutatory Address titled “There and Back Again - A Hobbit’s Tale by Jillbo Baggins” at the school’s centennial commencement exercises. Jill also earned several departmental awards, including a science award and a multi-media award, during the school’s recent prize assembly. She will attend Skidmore College in the fall.