On Friday morning, May 24, the last day of classes and the last assembly of the school year was marked with an awards presentation and the dedication of the 2019 Yearbook to Canny Cahn. The assembly closed with a joyful performance by the Hopkins Band and Choirs of Another Day of Sun from the movie La La Land, accompanied by the Dance Crew.
Following assembly, yearbooks were distributed and students met with their Adviser groups to browse this year’s beautifully designed edition. Congratulations to the Yearbook Staff for creating a unique vision and layout for this year's Per Annos!
A list of the awards and awardees can be seen below. Please watch the videos to see the whole assembly.
Awards Assembly and Yearbook Dedication May 24, 2019
WELCOME: Kai Bynum
Awards given by English Dept. Head Alissa Davis: Major James Dudley Dewell Letter Writing Prize – Melody Cui ‘23 Baldwin Prize Essay, Middle School – Maisie Bilston ‘22 Baldwin Prize Essay, Senior School – Alexandra "Lexi" Zyskowski ‘20
Awards given by Director of Athletics Rocco DeMaio: Junior School Walter Camp Award – Arcadio Cerezo-Lizarribar ‘23 Junior School DPH Sportsmanship Award – Miko Coakley ‘23
Awards given by Scott Wich, 11th Grade Head Adviser Ellen Patterson Brown ’62 Book Prize – Courtney Banks ‘20 The University of Chicago Book Award – Burton Lyng-Olsen ‘20 William and Mary Leadership Award – Lilly Delise ‘20 George Washington Book Award – Emma Regan ‘20 St. Lawrence University Book Award – Anne Marie Dooher ‘20
Award given by Tisha Hooks Mount Holyoke Book Award - Rayane Taroua ‘20
Award given by Collin Benedict Smith Book Award – Sophie Cassarino ‘20
Award given by James Gette Wellesley Book Award – Julia Tellides ‘20
Award given by Julia Rowny Kenyon Book Award – Meggie Czepiel ‘20
Award given by Bobby Smith Scholastic Art Award National Silver Medal in Photography - Kate Loffredo ‘20
Awards given by Head of School Kai Bynum: The Gerald F. Stevens Memorial Scholarship – Jordan Shand ‘19 Edward A. Bouchet Scholarship - Michael Christie ‘19 Fairfield University and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation's "Excellence in Math and Science Award” – Nathan Ahn ‘20 New Haven Register Spotlight – Zachary Blake, Caitlyn Chow, Bruno Moscarini, Margaret Mushi, Noah Sobel-Lewin, Ben Washburne (all class of 2019) National Merit Scholarship Recognition:
Letters of Commendation Leul Abate Kara Amar Isabella Barandiaran Lucas Biran Zachary Blake Clare Chemery Caitlyn Chow Erin Ellbogen Benjamin Goldstein Alexander Hughes Benjamin Levine Kenneth Lu Bruno Moscarini Adwith Mukherjee Robert Pitkin Ellen Ren Carter Richards Nicholas Schoelkopf Elliot Siegel Joseph Stauff Theodore Tellides Ryan Viores Isabel Vlahakis Benjamin Washburne Justin Ye and Alexander Zhang
National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalists Jack Dove Noah Schmeisser and Noah Slager
National Merit Scholar Finalists Maliya Ellis Yoon-Young Kim Catherine Lasersohn Siraj Patwa Ethan Silver Noah Sobel-Lewin and Tyler Stevens-Scanlan
Jefferson Scholar Recognition - Noah Schmeisser '19 Service Academy Recognition - Charles Mason '19 joining the Coast Guard Academy
CLOSING: Kai Bynum announced departing faculty and staff Yearbook Dedication by Beth Hartog and Nina Barandiaran to Canny Cahn
Musical Closing by the Hopkins Band and Choirs, directed by Robert Smith and Erika Schroth: collaborative performance of "Another Day of Sun" from the movie La La Land