Six SJCS students were honored and presented with Book Awards and the West Point Leadership Award.
Vanderbilt University: Juliana Moore
The Vanderbilt Book Award is presented to the rising senior who has distinguished themselves through leadership ability as demonstrated by their ability or potential ability to make a difference in the community, taking into consideration academic achievement and extracurricular activities.
Washington and Lee University: Julia VanPutte
The Washington and Lee Book Award is presented to a rising senior) who, in the opinion of the school, most exemplifies a combination of academic excellence, personal integrity and strength of character, participation in extracurricular activities and leadership.
Sewanee: University of the South: Elizabeth Tamura
The Sewanee Book Award for Excellence in Writing recipients are strong writers, learners and community members. Criteria includes high academic performance and demonstrated leadership in the school and community.
Saint Michael’s College: Kaitlyn Meade
The Saint Michael’s Book Award for Academic Achievement and Social Conscience recipient has demonstrated academic excellence and a sustained and sincere commitment to community service, issues of peace and justice and concern for others.
The George Washington University: Luciana Strathern
The George Washington University Book Award recognizes high school juniors who embody the GWU drive and spirit, specifically with academic excellence, leadership outside of the classroom, diversity of thought and ability to put knowledge into action.
WEST POINT LEADERSHIP AWARD: Preston Jennings
The West Point Leadership Award rewards a junior who has demonstrated leadership, high academic performance, athletic success, community service and good citizenship.