And the celebrity prep school grad of the week is…

…Charlie Day of the Portsmouth Abbey School in Portsmouth, RI.

Day grew up in Middletown, RI and went on to play baseball at Merrimack College. He is a writer producer and actor in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Day also played the part of Dale in the movie Horrible Bosses, where he was sexually harassed by his boss, played by Jennifer Aniston. Pretty funny movie.

Project Runway star dishes at Portsmouth Abbey

For fans, it may be hard to imagine a time that Project Runway co-host Tim Gunn wore less than flattering suits.

But he told Portsmouth Abbey students Sept. 30 that he wore just that for years as he rose through the ranks — not of the fashion industry but college education.

The 58-year-old was little known before the TV show debuted in 2004 — he acts as mentor to contestants competing for the chance to start a fashion line.

Mr. Gunn’s catch phrase on the show is “make it work,” a phrase that he used teaching in the classroom for 29 years, he said, but that also applies to everyday life.

Full article here

Portsmouth Abbey competes with St. George’s for having one of the nicest views from campus. I think that St. George’s wins out, but my friends at the Abbey love it there. Both schools benefit from being so close to prep haven Newport, RI.