Upper School Student Awards & Honors



SY 2015-16
Upper School Annual Awards
Junior Awards: Honoring positive contributions to classes; being a positive role model for Peers  in classes; being invested in learning and scholarship; demonstrating intellectual curiosity and breadth  of  knowledge; and attaining significant academic achievement.
•      Ben Esposito, Will Foulkes, Sam Hunt, Ava Jiang, Ruby Schnirman, Molly Usher
The Ricanne Hadrian ’78 award: Honoring good citizenship in the community; extending oneself here on our campus; giving attention to others; demonstrating a mature attitude; being an excellent role model for behavior; and being respected by both faculty and peers.
•    Francess Kamara, Sameer Khanbhai, Harrison Snow, Eleanor Sultana
 
Community Council Award – Classical Music Club (August Kahn)
The Priscilla Wolff Award for Excellence in Writing – Kate Middeleer
The English Award – Eve O’Shea
Claiborne Pell  Award   - Ping Promrat
Nancy Sizer  Award – Owen Monroe
The  Army Armstrong Math Award – Raghu Nimmagadda, Amy Vogel
Edith Erlenmeyer Modern Languages Award – Olivia Gaunt, Jeffrey Giguere
Society of Women Engineers Award – Alex Homer, Ruby Schnirman
Elizabeth Gao '11 Award -   Brian Fogarty, Kass Hofmann
Community Service Award – Nick Lowinger
Scholar Athlete Awards – Will Godley & Maya Sullivan                         
Providence Journal Award – Adam Farid & Natalia Pezzuco
General Treasurer’s Young Leader Award- Awarded to a Junior. This award honors outstanding achievement in math, economics, and business-related course,  community engagement, leadership, and
an entrepreneurial spirit - Bri Wu
Secretary of State Award: Honoring leadership in school government or other community organizations.A demonstrated commitment to the principle of civic, and the Ability to inspire others to get involved in leadership, public service and academic achievement. The award goes to – Amy Harff & Macken Murphy
Lt. Governor Daniel McKee Leadership Award. For making A positive difference in school and the community. The award goes to-Emily Larson
First Congressional District Leadership Award. Academic achievement. Leadership abilities. Community service. The award goes to-Lizy Dabanka
The Spirit Giveth Life Award. The Spirit Giveth Life Award is conferred annually by the Upper School Faculty on one boy and one girl in the senior class whose actions in their lives at Wheeler exemplify the community values we hold esteem: Integrity,  Compassion,  Responsibility,  Respect for Learning
The award goes to -  Peyton Aleixo & Michael Matt

2016-2017 Community Council (CC) heads
Sameer Khanbhai and Andrea Zuzarte

2016-2017 Senate
President Cindy Guo
Vice-President Matthew Sawoski

Cum Laude academic honor society 2016 inductees
 
New Cum Laude Seniors:
1. Kayleigh Atanasoff
2. Arianna Bauer
3. Chris Duff
4. Brian Fogarty
5. Jeff Giguere
6. Amy Harff
7. Maggie McMahon
8. Raghu Nimmagadda
9. Ben Saccone
10. Sydney Weinberg
 
New Cum Laude Juniors:
1. Cindy Guo
2. Maya Hayda
3. Alex Homer
4. Ava Jiang
5. Andy Lee
6. Toby Satterthwaite
7. Ruby Schnirman
8. Eleanor Sultana
9. Molly Usher
10. Brianna Wu

RI Academic Decathlon
3rd place in the competition which took place over Spring Break this year. Medals go to:
Ruby Schnirman: Bronze in Art, Silver in Music, Bronze in Lang Lit, and winner of the Bronze in the Honors Division,
Pratul Maddipudi: Silver in Art, Gold in Social Science
Zach Mollo: Bronze in Economics, Bronze in Interview, Bronze in Science
Margot Chisholm: Bronze in Econ, Silver in Essay, Gold in Science, Bronze in Social Science, Bronze in Language and Literature


 
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Providence, Rhode Island 02906-2246
Phone: (401) 421-8100

Founded 1889

The Wheeler School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for Nursery, Pre-K, K-Grade 12 serving Providence, RI, Greater Providence and Greater Boston. The Hamilton School welcomes Grades 1-8 with language-based learning differences.