Darien High School teacher Matt Pavia will be the Memorial Day 2019 speaker on Monday, May 27 in the ceremony after the parade. Here’s the announcement from the Darien Monuments and Ceremonies Commission:
Darien is fortunate to have Matt Pavia, well-known educator and author as the Speaker during the ceremony to be held at Spring Grove Veterans Cemetery following the May 27th, 2019 Darien Memorial Day Parade. Matt is a native of Stamford and has taught American Studies and English at Darien High School since 2003. He holds degrees in English Literature, Education and Educational Leadership, and is currently working on a Master’s in American Studies. Matt and his father, Tony Pavia, are co-authors of “An American Town and the Vietnam War,” published in 2018 by McFarland & Co.