190th Commencement for the Class of 2023
May 26, 2023 ¦ Bell Hill

Note to Families Regarding Commencement Photos
All photos will be posted in a private online gallery on Highpoint’s website within one month after Commencement. At that point, you can browse all the photos online and purchase prints and/or digital files of any photos. Questions? Contact Highpoint directly:
914-738-5500 or |

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About the 190th Commencement Speaker

About James P. Michel P’12, ’17

James P. Michel P’12, ’17
James is the CEO of Access Health CT [AHCT], the Health Insurance Market Place for the Affordable Care Act in Connecticut. AHCT focuses on reducing the rate of the uninsured and eliminating health disparities in Connecticut. Prior to joining Access Health CT, James was an Audit Director in Aetna’s Finance Department and CFO for the Metropolitan District Commission [MDC] in Hartford. James is a Suffield Academy trustee, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Jumoke Academy, and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Outreach to Haiti. He is a veteran of the United States Army Reserves and was honorably discharged in December 2002 as an officer after eighteen years of service. James is one of eleven children; all of them immigrated to Brooklyn, New York from Haiti in the 1960s. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at Brooklyn College and his MBA at Barney School of Business at University of Hartford.

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