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Joint Statement of St. George’s School and SGS for Healing on Release of Independent Investigator’s Report on Past Sexual Abuse

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Middletown, RI – September 1, 2016 – The St. George’s School Board of Trustees and SGS for Healing, a group of
alumni who suffered sexual abuse while students at St. George’s, announced today the release of an independent
investigator’s report into allegations of past sexual abuse at St. George’s School.

The investigation was conducted by Martin Murphy, a partner in the law firm Foley Hoag. Mr. Murphy, a former
federal and state prosecutor, was jointly retained by St. George’s School and SGS for Healing earlier this year.

Leslie Heaney, Chair of the St. George’s Board of Trustees, stated, “Mr. Murphy’s report, while a vital step for our
community, is still only a step in our journey. In the weeks and months ahead, we will continue to reflect upon this
tragic chapter in the School’s history and the lessons we can learn from it. For the survivors of sexual misconduct
who came forward to share their stories, we are deeply grateful for your extraordinary courage and we apologize
again for the suffering you endured. St. George’s has become a better school because of you.”

Anne Scott, the founder of SGS for Healing, stated, “We thank Marty Murphy and his team for a comprehensive
account of the heartbreaking devastation that occurred within our School’s history. It’s great to see St. George’s
build a better response today, and SGS for Healing stands ready to help. When it comes to sexual abuse, we need to
come together to create a new normal in American society, with supportive laws, universal care and compassion for
survivors, and eternal vigilance to keep our children safe.”

The full report is available at: https://sgsinvestigation.com/

Contacts:
For St. George’s School:
Suzanne McGrady
Director of Communications
(401) 842-6792

For SGS for Healing:
Anne Scott
(443) 282-4487

For counsel representing SGS survivors:
Eric MacLeish
(617) 817-1797

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