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BBF Welcomes 36 New Guides During Class of 2024 Graduation Ceremony

Class of 2024

Boston By Foot Class of 2024

Boston By Foot recently held its graduation ceremony for its newest class of guides. The event was held on Tuesday, June 11th at Old North Church in Boston's North End.

Thirty-six new tour guides were officially welcomed into BBF's vibrant and close-knit community of over 200 lifelong learners who share a passion for one of America’s oldest cities.

Each member of the Class of 2024 completed a seven-week Guide Training Program that began in mid-March.

Their training included:

  • Learning how to guide tours about Boston’s diverse cultures, history and architecture
  • Inspiring discovery and appreciation of Boston
  • On-line learning modules on Boston history, architecture, tour guide foundations, and storytelling
  • In-person skills practice groups, led by experienced Boston By Foot guides
  • Boston By Foot demo tours showcasing tours that first-year volunteers learn
  • Community, camaraderie, mentorship and support

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

Naomi Allen
Chris Antonellis
Maham Arshad
Katty Baez
Jennifer Bradley
Janet Buecker
Jake Cantor
Frank Carbone
Kathy Coleman
Nancy Dennis
Carl DiMaiti
Kay Dougherty
Goldie Freeman
Jess Garcia
Mike Garrity
Liz-Graham Meredith
Marion Kasaian
Kate Kelley

Gabe Kies
Melitta King
Marina Kofman
Lee Kronich
Kristine Lee
Deborah Levenson
Kit Loomis
Jane Lundquist
Mel MacInnis
Steven MacMaster
McKenzie Mayer
Ben Mericli
Adriana Perilla Glen
Simon Ringrose
Kailyn Sitter
Hal Tepfer
Marcie Troisi
Steve West

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