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Awards recognize seniors' excellence in academics, athletics and service
Posted 05/26/2017 10:00AM

Twenty-four members of Durham Academy's Class of 2017 were honored for success in all facets of campus life, including academics, arts, athletics and service at the senior awards assembly on Thursday.

 

Special recognition awards included the following:

- Ginny Buckner Award: Alice Dempsey

- George Watts Hill Community Service Award: Addison West

- Frank Hawkins Kenan Medal: Katie Concannon

- Elizabeth Adams Old Award: Madi Dunk

- Scott Jameson Filston Award: Caleb Vanderberg

- Cavalier Medal: Isaac Arocha

 

In addition, faculty presented subject-specific awards to seniors:

- Senior English Award: Ginya Marr

- Roper Senior History Award: Jack Dowell

- James T. Ebert Senior Math Award: Sam Kim

- Science Lifetime Award: Maya Watson

- Senior Fine Arts Awards:

Theater: Chris Eck
Music: Anjali Purohit
Dance: Mariah Lowther
Visual Art/Photography: Safiya Gallaghan

- Senior Language Awards:

Latin: Tristan Ramage
Advanced Spanish: Kelly Cunneen
AP Spanish Literature: Samantha Baker
French: Lily Tendler
Chinese: Olivia Hall

- AP Psychology Award: Stillman Hanson

- Senior Technology Award: Griffin Rubin

- Senior Deans' Award: Julie Wechsler and Nick Beischer

- Senior Spirit Award: Abby Carey-Ewend

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