Miss Kerry Carroll’04, assistant principal of faculty and instruction, welcomed attendees and led a beautiful opening prayer. Olivia DuBois’20, NHS president, then gave a welcoming address before members of the IHA administration distributed honor certificates and awards. Ms. Patricia Molloy, president; Mr. Jason Schlereth, principal; Miss Kerry Carroll’04, assistant principal of faculty and instruction; Mrs. Jo-Ellen DeSanta, assistant principal of academics and curriculum; and Mrs. Alice Rogers, assistant principal of students, recognized our outstanding students who made the Distinguished Honors and Honors lists for the 2018-19 academic year.
Congratulations to the following students who were recognized with a wide variety of book awards, distributed by various colleges and universities:
The St. Michael’s College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience recognizes an outstanding student and member of the National Honor Society who demonstrates a strong commitment to volunteerism and leadership in her community.
Anna Mullens’20 and Julianna Carrozza’20
The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science awards a student who has demonstrated excellence in the application of mathematics and science. This is awarded to the junior who has achieved the highest cumulative grades in the fields of mathematics and science in her class.
The University of Rochester’s Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award is named in honor of two of Rochester’s most significant pioneers of social justice. This award, given in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and superior intellectual promise in the humanities and social sciences, honors a student committed to understanding and addressing difficult social issues. Recipients who apply and are accepted to Rochester will receive a minimum scholarship totaling $40,000.
The University of Rochester’s Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award is given each year in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and superior intellectual promise in the field of science. Recipients of the award must have achieved high PSAT or SAT Math scores and must make positive contributions to their school and their community. Recipients who apply and are accepted to Rochester will receive a minimum scholarship totaling $40,000.
The University of Rochester’s Xerox Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement in the pursuit of innovation. Recipients of this award must demonstrate a flair for creativity and an appreciation for the possibilities of technology. Recipients who apply and are accepted to Rochester will receive a minimum scholarship totaling $40,000.
Kang Hyun Ryu’20
The University of Rochester’s George Eastman Young Leaders Award is given in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and leadership both in and out of the classroom. Recipients of this award must additionally demonstrate extensive involvement in extracurricular activities. Recipients who apply and are accepted to Rochester will receive a minimum scholarship totaling $40,000.
The Mount Holyoke College Book Award is awarded to a young woman who has produced an exceptional academic record and has exhibited qualities of leadership and service.
The Saint Anselm College Book Award is presented to a student who demonstrates academic success and exceptional leadership qualities in the area of civic engagement. The recipient should also embody the values inherent in the college’s Benedictine tradition.
The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medalist Award recognizes a student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in math and science. Medalists who apply and are accepted to Rensselaer will receive a minimum yearly scholarship of $25,000.
The St. Lawrence University Book Award honors the university’s tradition of giving back to the community by presenting an award to a student who works hard and has displayed a significant commitment to community service. Award recipients who apply and are accepted to St. Lawrence will receive a $1,000 yearly scholarship.
The Jefferson Book Award from the University of Virginia is given to a high school senior who demonstrates incredible promise, creativity, and the spirit of discovery much like Thomas Jefferson the founder of the University.
The Stonehill College Book Award recognizes a student who has worked hard academically while making positive contributions to her community.
The Springfield College Book Award is presented to a student who demonstrates an intense commitment to their school and outside community and has a desire to make a meaningful contribution to the world.
The West Point Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award recognizes exceptional high students in their junior year who have demonstrated exceptional performance in academics, athletics, community service, leadership, and moral character.
Furman University recognizes a student in their junior year who shows academic promise and outstanding scholastic achievement.
The Promising Young Scientist Award recognizes an outstanding sophomore who has the highest cumulative GPA in science and has expressed an interest in continuing her study of science at the university level.
Ms. Ellen Donoghue’76, IHA guidance counselor and moderator of the St. Brigid Society, then officially inducted 16 new sophomore members of the St. Brigid Society. Ms. Patricia Molloy, president, closed the evening with heartfelt congratulations to all of our students on their impressive academic success.
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