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Celebrating Student Excellence

Honoring our founder’s vision, Emma Willard School proudly fosters in each young woman a love of learning, the habits of an intellectual life, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape her world. In accordance with this vision, we annually honor students who show outstanding qualities in these areas. 
On Monday, May 30, the Emma community gathered for Advisory Dinner and Awards Night to recognize students who have shown exemplary academic success or exemplary service and dedication to Emma Willard School. Advisory groups shared their last meal of the school year together in banquet style.


Each department presented awards that recognize excellence and encourage students to value excellence in themselves and others. Our awards serve as important indicators of the collaborative qualities our community values, demonstrating that an individual’s success often reflects the cumulative effect of an entire community’s efforts.

 
Please join us in congratulating this year’s honorees:
 

Arts Department

Junior Dance Prize: Zhouyinou Casy L. '23
Katherine MacKie Cameron '51 Prize in Choral Music: Lily T. '23
Kismet Al-Hussaini Prize in Instrumental Music: Tsz Yan Tiffany M. '23
Junior Theatre Prize: Haiqi Evangeline W. '23
Junior Visual Arts Prize: Shuaiding Tina M. '23
Distinguished Emma Visual Artist Award: Zhiyi Jenny R. '22
Distinguished Emma Performing Artist Award: Ruoqi Katie Y. '22

Athletics Department

Helen S. Cheel (1923) Award for Athletic Achievement, Sportsmanship, and Spirit: Ashlyn B. '24
Welles Award: Emma S. '22

English Department

Lamar Writing Prize: Adeline M. '25
Junior English Prize: Beatrice C. '23
Senior English Prize: Izzy S. '22

History Department

The Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship: Manasa B. '23
Senior History Prize: Roux C. '22

Language Department

John Foster Prize: Ava W. '23
Junior Chinese Prize: Samantha B. '23
Junior Latin Prize: Ivyann S. '23
Junior Spanish Prize: Lucia L. '23
Senior Foreign Language Prize: Beatrice G. C. '22

Mathematics Department

Adeline Scovil Mathematics Award in Geometry: Carly H. '25
Junior Mathematics Prize: Jiahui Stella L. '23
Jean Durfee Memorial Award in Mathematics: Grace P. '22
Computer Science Award: Haiqi Evangeline W. '23

Science Department

Rensselaer Medal: Teresa Z. '23
Senior Science Prize: Ava S. '22

Signature

Junior Signature Award: Manasa B. '23 and Yunwen Karissa G. '23
Senior Signature Award: Izzy S. '22

Practicum

Junior Practicum Award: Mairi C. '23
Senior Practicum Award: Sophie S. '22

Scholarship

Erskine Award: Ari I. '22

Junior Book Awards

Bryn Mawr Award: Kathryn G. '23
Honorary Harvard Award: Bailey L-L. '23
Mount Holyoke Award: Junya Angel W. '23
Smith Book Award: Anyatama B. '23
Honorary Wellesley Award: Melisande N. '23
Williams Award: Daphine K. '23


Visit our SmugMug to view more photos from Awards Night.
    • The Mott Gymnasium was transformed into a banquet hall for the evening

    • Katie G. '23 displays the Awards Night program

    • Seniors pose with Madame Sanwal

    • Sophie S. '22 listens to her citation


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