2019 ACADEMIC AWARDS AND SENIORS RED DOOR CEREMONY

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St. Joseph’s celebrated the 2018-2019 school year May 8 with the presentation of the Academic and Faculty Awards, and the Red Door Ceremony for the Class of 2019.

The award winners were as follows:

2019 Outstanding Christian Athlete Award: Luke Christopher Bynum
This award is presented to the graduating student-athlete who best embraces the mission and philosophy of St. Joseph’s Catholic School, both on and off the playing field. Members of the Senior Class may nominate any senior athlete whom they feel is deserving of this award. Names are then submitted to the Athletic Director, with the recipient being selected by coaches’ vote. The recipient reads the first reading at Baccalaureate Mass.

2019 Father Fox Award: Luke Daniel Cumby
This award, named in honor of Father Fox, the first priest to celebrate Mass regularly at St. Joseph’s Catholic School, is given annually to the senior who epitomizes the qualities of Christian charity and compassion. Members of the Senior Class may nominate any senior whom they feel is deserving of this award. Names are then submitted to the Headmaster, with the recipient being selected by faculty vote. The recipient delivers the salutatory address at graduation.

2019 Redemptoris Custos Award: Anthony Michael Cinquemani
This award is given annually to the senior who excels in scholarship, Christian leadership and service, and who best exemplifies the virtues of St. Joseph and the principles upon which the school was founded. This is the highest honor a student may receive at St. Joseph’s Catholic School. Members of the Senior Class may nominate any senior whom they feel is deserving of this award. Names are then submitted to the Headmaster, with the recipient being selected by faculty vote. Redemptoris Custos is the Latin title for St. Joseph, meaning Guardian of the Redeemer. The recipient delivers the farewell address at graduation.

2019 Headmaster’s Scholar Award: Anthony Michael Cinquemani
The Headmaster’s Scholar Award is presented to the senior who holds the highest cumulative GPA at the end of the first semester in the current graduating class.

Teacher of the Year Awards
These awards are presented annually to one Middle School and one High School faculty member who demonstrate commitment and dedication to St. Joseph’s Catholic School, while exemplifying the spirit of teaching in all walks of life. The Deacon Robert Brady Excellence in Teaching Award recipient is selected by vote of the Eighth Grade Class, and the St. Joseph’s High School Excellence in Teaching Award recipient is selected by vote of the Senior Class.

2019 Deacon Robert Brady Middle School Excellence in Teaching Award: Mr. Keith Perham

2019 St. Joseph’s High School Excellence in Teaching Award: Mrs. Julie Schroeder

High School Subject Award Winners
Justin Bradley May – English Department Award
Rachel Marie Hall – Visual Art Department Award
Sophie Isabella Lee Kiser – Choral Music Department Award
Phillip Robert Stapleton – Instrumental Music Department Award
Dessa Elizabeth Jones – Theatre Department Award
Elizabeth Ann Harris – French Department Award
Antonia Maria Gacha – Spanish Department Award
Luke William Cunniffe – History Department Award
Luke William Cunniffe – Mathematics Department Award
Anthony Michael Cinquemani – Science Department Award
Anthony Michael Cinquemani – Theology Department Award

8th Grade Subject Award Winners
Alex Gillespie – Literature
Meredith Wiper – Literature
Alex Gillespie – History
Emma Cumby – History
Alex Gillespie – Science
Meredith Wiper – Science
Colin Slater – Math
Kate Bruner – Math
Colin Slater – Religion
Margo Schellinger – Religion
Cole Marlar – Band
Chloe Bradley – Band
Christian Jimenez – Chorus
Gianna Marullo – Chorus
Drew Gibson – Strings
Allison Gerac – Strings
Drew Gibson – Theatre
Chloe Bradley – Theatre