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Awards for the 2014-2015 Year!

By: Hebron Academy
As part of Hebron Academy’s end of year events, a number of awards are given to bright and exceptional students. Here is a list of the this year’s awards:
 
The Milton G. Wheeler Good Fellowship Award is given by George Broudy of the Class of 1929 to honor Milton G. Wheeler of the Class of 1927 in order to recognize a member of the Senior Class for highest standards of citizenship and integrity.  This year’s recipient is Sarah Katherine Brouwer, Class of 2015.

The Phemister Award is a book from the funds given in memory of David Kent Phemister II, President of the Class of 1962, by his friends and classmates to honor a Senior who has shown outstanding leadership and responsibility. This year’s recipient is Rachel Hadley Jurek, Class of 2015.

The Risman Honor Award is given by George Broudy of the Class of 1929 to honor his Hebron roommate, Edward R. Risman of the Class of 1930, to distinguish a member of the Senior Class whose diligence of academic accomplishment, determination in athletic endeavor and outstanding good character merit recognition. This year’s recipient is Christopher J. Thanopolous, Class of 2015.

The Leyden Award honors a senior who has grown as a person and as a student, who has overcome obstacles and whose concern for others and the Hebron community exemplifies the care and contributions of the Leyden family for more than 30 years.  This year’s award went to Jennifer Grace O’Connell, Class of 2015. 

The Edward Tate II Green Key Award is a book given in the name of Edward Henry Tate II of the Class of 1957 to honor a member of the Senior Class for her marked qualities of humanity. This year’s award was presented to Alana Chipman, Class of 2015. 

The Edward Tate II Green Key Award is a book given in the name of Edward Henry Tate II of the Class of 1957 to honor a member of the Senior Class for his marked qualities of humanity. This year’s award was presented to Field Loomis Peterson, Class of 2015. 

Academic Excellence in Art awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy Fine Arts Department. This year’s recipient is Rachel Hadley Jurek, Class of 2015.

Academic Excellence in English awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy English Department. The award was presented to Sarah Katharine Brouwer, Class of 2015.

Academic Excellence in French awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy Language Department.  This year’s recipient is Colin Nathaniel McKay, Class of 2015.

Academic Excellence in History awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy History Department. This years recipient is Jon Phillips Sakihara Tuttle, Class of 2015.

Academic Excellence in Mathematics awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy Mathematics Department. This years recipient is Zhihao Wang, Class of 2017.

Academic Excellence in Music awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy Fine Arts Department. This year’s award was presented to Jon Phillips Sakihara Tuttle, Class of 2015.

Academic Excellence in Religion and Ethics awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy Religion and Ethics Department. This year’s award goes to Tianren Qin, Class of 2015.

Academic Excellence in Sciences awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy Science Department. This years recipient is Elliot Deem Ross, Class of 2015.

Academic Excellence in Spanish awarded by the decision of the Hebron Academy Language Department. This year’s winner is Jon Phillips Sakihara Tuttle, Class of 2015.

The Charles & Amy Dwyer Memorial Award is a book given annually from a fund established in memory of Charles C. and Amy W. Dwyer, members of the Hebron Academy community for more than a half a century; he as a student, teacher, coach and she as a tutor, counselor and librarian. The prize is awarded to an outstanding scholar-athlete. This year’s recipient is David Joseph Enyedy, Class of 2015. 

The Reed Award is given to an outstanding young man in recognition of fine spirit, improvement in skill, devotion to athletic teams and an unselfish determination to contribute to Hebron’s athletic success. This year’s recipient is Colin Nathaniel McKay, Class of 2015. 

The Reed Award is given to an outstanding young woman in recognition of fine spirit, improvement in skill, devotion to athletic teams and an unselfish determination to contribute to Hebron’s athletic success. This year’s recipient is McCaela Nicole Prentice, Class of 2015. 

The Bessie Fenn Award is given for superior performance in the field of athletics, outstanding cooperation, leadership and fair play. This year’s award goes to Taylor Rae Fowler, Class of 2015. 

The Athletic Award is given for superior performance in the field of athletics, outstanding cooperation, leadership and fair play. This year’s recipient is Myles Edward Horn, Class of 2015.

The Drama Award is given to distinguish a Hebron student whose attainment in theater has merited recognition. This year’s award is presented to Katie Leigh Schools, Class of 2015.

The Lorimer Scholarship Prize is given in memory of Louise Pinkham Lorimer, descendant of William Barrows, innovative woman of theater and film, advocate for the environment, and devoted summer resident of the Hebron community. The prize honors a student pursuing an education in theater or environmental sciences. This year’s recipient is Shannon Lynn Bailey, Class of 2015.

The Lorimer Scholarship Prize is given in memory of Louise Pinkham Lorimer, descendant of William Barrows, innovative woman of theater and film, advocate for the environment, and devoted summer resident of the Hebron community. The prize honors a student pursuing an education in theater or environmental sciences. This year’s recipient is Katie Leigh Schools, Class of 2015.

The Bernat Memorial Award is a book given by the parents of Emile Robert Bernat of the class of 1960 to be awarded annually to a Senior for further studies in the humanities. This year’s recipient is Jennifer Lindsey Cole, Class of 2015. 

The Senior Scholarship Award is given for outstanding excellence in general scholarship in the Class of 2015. This year’s recipient is Jon Phillips Sakihara Tuttle, Class of 2015. 

The Harvard Book Award given by the Harvard club of Boston to an outstanding member of the Junior Class who displays excellence in scholarship and high character, combined with achievement in other fields. The winner of this award, through his intelligence and variety of achievement, exemplifies Harvard’s concern for excellence. This year’s recipient is Nicholas R. George, Class of 2016. 

The Harvard Book Award given by the Harvard club of Boston to an outstanding member of the Junior Class who displays excellence in scholarship and high character, combined with achievement in other fields. The winner of this award, through his intelligence and variety of achievement, exemplifies Harvard’s concern for excellence. This year’s recipient is Darby Michiko Astrid Tuttle, Class of 2016. 

The Dartmouth Book Award is presented by the Dartmouth Alumni Club of Maine to a member of the Junior Class who combines academic excellence with outstanding accomplishment in another field such as athletics, fine arts or community endeavors. This year’s recipient is Riley Summer Hemmings, Class of 2016. 

The Williams Book Award is given by the Williams Association of Maine to a member of the Junior Class who has demonstrated academic and intellectual leadership, and who has contributed in substantial fashion to the extracurricular life of the School.  This year’s recipient is Sophie Webster Gibson, Class of 2016.

The L. Edward Willard Prize is awarded to a Junior to recognize outstanding accomplishment in English. This year’s winner is Darby Michiko Astrid Tuttle, Class of 2016.

The Compton Prize in Languages is given to a Junior student for passion, persistence and accomplishment in the study of languages. This year’s recipient is Shangyuan Cui, Class of 2016.

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal is given to a member of the Junior Class for excellence in Mathematics and Science. This year’s award winner is Nathaniel Farrington Bennett, Class of 2016.

The Dr. Louis Friedman Mathematics Prize is a book given in memory of Dr. Louis Friedman to recognize excellence in mathematics. The prize is awarded to the winner of a special examination that is open to Juniors and Seniors. This year’s recipient is Tianren Qin, Class of 2015.

The Ernest Sherman Award is presented in memory of “Jack” Sherman, for many years the chef-steward of Hebron Academy, to a member of the Hebron community who best exhibits dedication to Hebron and personal concern for fellow students in the community. This year’s recipient is Taylor Rae Fowler, Class of 2015. 

The Award for Humanity and Social Justice is given to a member of the Hebron Community who has in word and deed shown exceptional commitment to preserving and expanding acceptance and tolerance of all persons regardless of race, color, or religion; gender, age, or ancestry; physical or mental disability or sexual orientation. This year’s recipient is Josiah Bramble, Class of 2015. 

The Yearbook Award is awarded to a member of the Spectator staff to acknowledge dedication to assignments, willingness to serve, and a commitment to producing a unique yearbook.  This year’s winner isShin Hye Hwang, Class of 2016. 

The Cum Laude Prize in Geometry is awarded to the winner of a special examination.  This year’s winner is Avery Elena Jurek, Class of 2018. 

The Outdoor Leadership Prize is presented to a student who exhibits kindness to others, respect and self-sufficiency, the ability to make and execute difficult decisions, and a profound concern for the natural environment. This year’s recipient is Paul Anthony Miller, Class of 2015. 

Certificates For Cultural Exchange Students. Our Hebron community has been enriched this year by three students who have joined us for a year-long cultural exchange through the ASSIST program. They have been a special part of our school this year, and are awarded a certificate: Maria Cuartero Aured, Valentin Sarnthein & Katinka Sophie Sturm.

Each year the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League offer certificates and medals to students who have demonstrated excellence in Latin by distinguishing themselves in the National Latin Examination, taken this year by more than 150,000 students in the United States and around the world.

Receiving a Certificate of Honorable Merit, Maxima Cum Laude, for students of Level 1 Latin are Adrianna Veronica Mainville, Class of 2017 and Zhihao Wang, Class of 2017.

Receiving a Certificate of Honorable Merit, Magna Cum Laude, for students of Level 2 Latin is Shangyuan Cui, Class of 2016.

Receiving a certificate of Honorable Merit, Summa Cum Laude, for students of Level 3 Latin is Riley Summer Hemmings, Class of 2016.

The Award for Excellence in Latin is given to Darby Michiko Astrid Tuttle, Class of 2016.

The Community Scholarship Prizes are given in memory of Charlotte Stonebraker, Librarian of Hupper Library for more than twenty years, by her friends and colleagues of the Hebron Community and are awarded annually to deserving students who have made positive contributions to the Hebron Community and who will be returning to Hebron. This year, the awards are presented to …… Jose Carlos Berdega Cortez, Class of 2016 & Shubham Sanjay Bodke, Class of 2016.
 
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