Visiting Speakers

In keeping with our motto of a "healthy mind, healthy body," Foxcroft seeks to bring in outside guest speakers and performers to enhance the messages taught in the classroom and the athletic arena. If you are interested in sharing your expertise or real-world experience with our boarding school students in Virginia, please contact us at

A Sampling of Notable Speakers


Upcoming Visitors

Each year, our community benefits from presentations by and events with special speakers.
  • The Helen Cudahy Niblack ’42 Arts Lecture Series brings several artists to campus throughout the year. The selection of visitors works within a theme each year. 
  • A guest poet headlines the annual Paul K. Bergan Poetry Festival in late winter.
  • Additional speakers often visit to complement the academic curriculum with hands-on, real-world experience they share with our students.
Check our calendar for more information on scheduled speakers throughout the school year!

Helen Cudahy Niblack ’42 Arts Lecture Series

Established by Austi Brown ’73 in honor of her mother, Helen Cudahy Niblack, Class of 1942, the Niblack Arts Lecture Series brings a variety of literary, performing and fine artists, artisans, and designers to Foxcroft to share their work and experience while engaging students in the creative process.

Niblack Visiting Artists Over the Years

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Goodyear Fellows Over the Years

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Alison Harrison Goodyear ’29 Fellows Program

The Alison Harrison Goodyear ’29 Fellowship Program brings women and men who have achieved renown in the fields of the arts, humanities, science, or public affairs to campus to participate in discussions and seminars with students.

Poetry Festival Poets

Named in honor of a former English teacher, the annual Paul K. Bergan Poetry Festival has brought a variety of established poets to campus over the years.

Poetry Festival Poets Over the Years

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“STEM Presents” Speakers Over the Years

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“STEM Presents” Speaker Series

Stimulating and fun activities and seminars with professionals from a variety of STEM fields provide our students with important role models and expose them to exciting college and career opportunities.
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An all-girls boarding and day school in Northern Virginia, Foxcroft prepares young women in grades 9-12 for success in college and in life. Our outstanding academic program offers challenging courses, including Advanced Placement classes and an innovative STEM program. Our premiere equestrian program is nationally recognized, and our athletic teams have won conference and state championships. Experience the best in girls' boarding schools: visit Foxcroft.