Upper Schools Receive Honors in 2022-23 Academic Awards

Upper Schools Receive Honors in 2022-23 Academic Awards

The full Upper School student body gathered in the Performing Arts & Community Center Matthews Theater on Wednesday, April 26, to recognize the outstanding academic accomplishments of this year's freshmen, sophomore, and junior award recipients.

Please join us in congratulating this year’s awards winners, listed below:

Fine Arts Department Awards:

2D Art and Design: Gandy Malou-Mamel

Ceramics: Kora Sant'Angelo

Digital Media: Whitney Lapper

Woodworking: Vanessa Mavraj

Gerry Cirillo Prize in The Fine Arts: Sara Rodriguez


Performing Arts Department Awards:

Excellence in Choral Leadership: Caroline D'Arcangelis

The Lisa Schmidt Music Award: James Schadt

Performing Arts Senior Award: Alia Messina


Computer Science Department Awards:

Junior Computer Science Award: Calvin Wang

Senior Computer Science Award: Ryan Chmura


English Department Awards:

The Edie Clark Prize for Creative Writing: Ella Rapp

Henshaw Award: Elsa Huelsbergen

The Patricia Lee Gauch Award for Creative Writing: Sophia Mariano

Peapack Gladstone Bank English Award: Kate Chen


Mathematics Department Awards:

Sophomore Award: Nathan Jiang

Junior Award: Michael Composto

The Francis B. Rohn Memorial in Mathematics Award: Travis Xue


Science Department Awards:

Sophomore Award: Alexander Nibauer

Junior Award: Henry Smith

The Carol J. Heaney Memorial Science Award: Justin Carlucci


Social Science & History Department Awards:

Sophomore History Award: Sophia Nehmer

University of Rochester Award/Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award: Ainsley Kroon

Junior History Award: Sami Feheita

History Department Senior Award: Philip Vayntrub


World Language Department Award:

Sophomore French Award: Jacqueline Herrera-Perez

Junior French Award: Alexa Woodard

Sophomore Latin Award: Kate Horton

Junior Latin Award: Barbara Caspersen

Sophomore Spanish Award: Ema Hercules

Junior Spanish Award: Tessa Mueller

World Language Department Senior Award: Laksh Patel


College Book Awards:

Brandeis Book Award: Jeremiah Ng

Harvard Book Prize: Melissa Rachofsky

Johns Hopkins Book Award: Michael Riccardulli

Princeton Book Award: Dakauri Pinckney

Smith College Book: Karlita Cadena

University of Chicago Book Award: Bennett Lavoie

Tulane Book Award: Peter Frantz-Pendell

Wellesley College Book Award: Alexa Woodard


Junior Awards:

Mark Mathabane Humanitarian Award: Ainsley Kroon

John Atthowe Memorial Prize: Jack Dahler

C. Elliot Knoke Prize: Jennah Johnson

Margaret D. Jefferson Cup: Annabelle Beekman

Thomas A. Conover Cup: David Pressley

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