Cobb’s 45th Celebration Honoring Mary Lou Cobb
More than 400 people gathered under a tent on the grounds of The Cobb School, Montessori in Simsbury on June 1, 2019 to honor the school’s founder who stepped down after 45 years. In an elegant ceremony with historic significance, Mary Lou Cobb was applauded for her bold vision, dogged determination, and compassionate leadership.
Family and friends spanning every decade of Mary Lou Cobb’s life and traveling from every corner of the country, attended the celebration to mark the end of her storied career as a founder and head of school. Mrs. Cobb is the longest standing founder and head in Connecticut history and was cheered for building a Montessori school that has served thousands of children and is revered around the world.