FBI Head Highlights GFA Graduation

It had to be the biggest graduation address ever in Westport — and not just because the speaker is 6-8.

FBI director James Comey keynoted Greens Farms Academy’s 90th commencement yesterday — and not just because he lives around the corner.

Comey — whose previous jobs include deputy attorney general, US attorney and general counsel at Bridgewater Associates — is the father of graduating senior (and student council chair) Claire Comey. Two of his 5 other children also attended GFA.

After noting that a drone flying overhead was not the FBI’s, Comey discussed 4 keys to success: high emotional intelligence; effective communication; the courage to ask questions, and care for one’s reputation.

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