Lawrenceville Honors Students All-School Prize Ceremony

Science, art, English, economics, volunteerism - – Lawrenceville celebrated student achievement in dozens of areas of School life at the annual All-School Prize ceremony. Students were honored on May 31 at the Kirby Arts Center.

 
THE VISUAL ART DEPARTMENT FACULTY AWARD:   Given to that student who has distinguished herself or himself in the arts through dedicated studio work and the pursuit of knowledge. Presented to Yukki Qui.
 
THE R. JACK GARVER VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT PRIZE: This award goes to a senior who has continually extended himself or herself. Presented to Hanna Pak.                            

THE VISUAL ART DEPARTMENT PRIZE/UNDERFORM: Awarded for outstanding work by an underformer. Presented to Ellyssa Chou.
 
VISUAL ART DEPARTMENT PRIZE/FIFTH FORM: Given to that Fifth Form student who has exhibited extraordinary skill and dedication to all aspects of video production. Presented to Aidan Duffy and Ann Hait.
 
VISUAL ART DEPARTMENT PRIZE/FILM: Given to that Fifth Form student who has exhibited extraordinary vision as a filmmaker. Presented to Toby Ilogu.
 
PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT PRIZE/DANCE: For excellence in dance. Presented to Ingrid Xu.
 
THE JAMES E. BLAKE PRIZE: For excellence in technical theatre. Presented to Yuxuan (Nick) Gao.
 
PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT PRIZE/LEADERSHIP: For excellence in leadership. Presented to Hunter Korn.
 
JEAN S. STEPHENS PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT PRIZE: For excellence in creativity in the performing arts. Presented to Zoe Thierfelder.
 
PETER CANDLER PERIWIG AWARD: For significant contribution and extraordinary dedication to the dramatic arts at Lawrenceville. This award was established in 1904, and renamed in honor of the longtime director of Dramatic Arts at Lawrenceville. Presented to Owen Bird.
 
THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRIZE/LEADERSHIP: Excellence in leadership - for significant contribution and extraordinary dedication to this art form. Presented to David Zhu.
 
THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRIZE/INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE: For general excellence in instrumental performance. Presented to Kevin Xiao.
 
THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRIZE/VOCAL PERFORMANCE: For general excellence in vocal performance. Presented to Ann Hait.
 
THE ADDISON H. GERY, JR. JAZZ PRIZE: Awarded to that member of the Fifth Form whose talent, energy, and performance skills have brought recognition to the medium of jazz in the School community. In addition to a cash prize, this award makes funds available for books and recordings of jazz in the library in the name of the recipient. Presented to Cary Wang.
 
THE JOHN R. ROSE, JR. PRIZE: Awarded jointly by the Visual Art, Performing Arts, and Music Departments to a student who has demonstrated unusual creativity and who has made substantial contributions to the arts at Lawrenceville. Presented to Bailey Foltz.
 
THE JOHN H. IMBRIE HUMANITIES/ENGLISH PRIZE: Awarded to a Second Former who achieves excellence in the study of English in Humanities. Presented to Joshua Cigoianu.
 
THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT PRIZE FOR GENERAL EXCELLENCE/THIRD FORM: Presented to Isabelle Lee.
 
THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT PRIZE FOR GENERAL EXCELLENCE/FOURTH FORM: Presented to Liana Raguso.
 
THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT PRIZE FOR GENERAL EXCELLENCE/FIFTH FORM: Presented to Alexander Witherspoon.
 
THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT PRIZE FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CREATIVE WRITING: Presented to Katherine Xiong.  
 
THE OWEN C. SMITH POETRY PRIZE: Established in 1986 by a gift from Owen C. Smith, Class of 1959, for excellence in the study of poetry. Presented to Mercy Campbell.
 
POETRY OUT LOUD COMPETITION: Awarded annually to the winner of the Poetry Out Loud competition. Presented to Deven Kinney.
 
FREE ENTERPRISE AWARD: For an economics essay that demonstrates the greatest understanding of free enterprise and the free market system. Presented to Thacher Smith.
 
WALKER W. STEVENSON, JR. PRIZE: To honor a member of the class who has most distinguished himself or herself by the achievement of excellence in the study of Economics. Presented to Rishi Mago.
 
THE STERLING MORTON PRIZE: Awarded to a student of United States history who submitted an outstanding research paper. Presented to Hunter Mellon.
 
THE HISTORY DEPARTMENT PRIZE: For general excellence in the first year of history. Presented to Shiamak Kalwachala and John Hallinan.
 
THE JOHN H. IMBRIE HUMANITIES/CULTURAL STUDIES PRIZE: Given to a Second Former who has achieved excellence in the study of cultural history in humanities. Presented to Matthew Kutam.
 
THE RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT PRIZE: Awarded in exceptional circumstances to a student who demonstrates through academic work a special and significant contribution to religious studies. Presented to Danielle Harrington.
 
THE RELIGIOUS LIFE PRIZE: The Religious Life Prize is given to that Fourth or Fifth Form student who best serves the school community through his/her energetic and imaginative commitment to Religious Life at Lawrenceville. The Religious Life Prize is given to that student who best demonstrates and exemplifies an active, open, and respectful engagement based on her/his religious understanding and practice. This year we have two recipients. Presented to Jonathan D'Souza and Mullika Sahrawat.
 
THE JOHN W. GARTNER PRIZE: Awarded to that student who has shown the greatest devotion to the study of French for at least two years. In addition to the cash prize, books relating to the study of French will be given to the School library in the recipient’s name. Presented to Madeleine Reinhard.
 
THE JOHN P. PHELPS, JR. PRIZE: For accomplishment in the study of Spanish. Presented to Damla Ozdemir.
 
THE BENJAMIN H. TRASK CLASSICS PRIZE: Established in 1946 by a gift from Benjamin H. Trask of the Class of 1907 for excellence in the study of Classics. Presented to Zoe Thierfelder.
 
THE CHINESE LANGUAGE PRIZE: For accomplishment in the study of Chinese. Presented to Vineeth Veeramachaneni.
 
THE FREDERICK P. KING PRIZE: This is awarded to a student whose curiosity and passion have led to the study of two foreign languages during his or her time at Lawrenceville. Presented to Haaris Mian.
 
THE JAMES SIPPLE AWARD: Given in honor of Dr. James Sipple, accomplished scholar and past chair of the Religion Department, to the student who displays excellence in the area of religion with the writing of superior papers dealing with religious content. Presented to Kathryn Liu.
 
THE WENDELL HERTIG TAYLOR PRIZE: presented to a member of the Fifth Form who has bridged the two worlds of science and the humanities. Presented to Sahil Malhotra.
 
THE PAUL L. MARROW AWARD: Presented in memory of Paul Marrow, a dedicated employee of Lawrenceville, for excellence in science and citizenship. Presented to Melanie Morgan Fong.
THE LAWTHER O. SMITH COMPUTER SCIENCE PRIZE: This prize is for excellence in the study of computer science. Presented to Tri Giao Vu Dinh.
 
THE BENJAMIN F. HOWELL JR. SCIENCE PRIZE FUND: Presented for accomplishment in the study of a subject related to geophysics or any aspect of physics. Presented to Vinh (Christian) Duc Luu.
 
THE RICHARD C. SMITH PHYSICS PRIZE: A gift from Owen C. Smith, Class of 1959, in honor of his brother, Class of 1958. It is presented for excellence in the study of physics. Presented to Kantapong Kotchum.
 
THE HERMAN HOLLERITH PRIZE: Awarded to the student who exhibits the most creativity, ingenuity, or entrepreneurial flair in the application of computer science. Presented to Areeq Hasan.
 
THE LEVER F. STEWART PRIZE: Awarded to that student who has achieved the most outstanding record in Biology while at Lawrenceville. Presented to Kevin Shao.
 
ALDO LEOPOLD ECOLOGY PRIZE: Presented in memory of conservationist, Aldo Leopold, alumnus of the Class of 1905, for outstanding contributions to ecology and sustainability at Lawrenceville. Presented to Brandon Li.
 
MR. AND MRS. W.R. NIBLOCK AWARD: For excellence in the study of chemistry. Presented to Julia Wang.
 
THE HENRY AND JANIE WOODS PRIZE FOR RESEARCH SCIENCE: Awarded to the outstanding student in research science in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Woods, staunch supporters of science education at Lawrenceville. Presented to Scarlet Au and Jonathan Yue.
 
THE HUBERT ALYEA CHEMISTRY PRIZE: Given by the Princeton section of the American Chemical Society and the Department of Chemistry at Princeton for outstanding work in chemistry and enthusiasm for the study of science. Presented to Rishi Mago.
 
THE JOHN T. O’NEIL III MATHEMATICS TEAM AWARD: Given to that member of the School Math Team who, in the opinion of the faculty advisor, best exemplifies the exceptional talent, commitment and achievement in mathematics competition that Mr. O’Neil showed while a student at Lawrenceville. Presented to Benjamin Fiske.
 
2018-19 MAPL AND LAWRENCEVILLE ATHLETICS ALL-ACADEMIC TEAMS
 
Fall
Cross Country
Margaux Terrasson
Mullika Sahrawat
Teddy Masterson
Alexander Pesendorfer
Harrison Wang
 
Field Hockey
Lizzie Huesman
Allison Nemeth
 
Football
CJ Vilfort
Filip Soderberg
 
Soccer
Lucy Gutman
Jillian Medina
Teddy Gutman
Brandon Agran
John Park
 
Girls Tennis
Melanie Fong
Ann Hait
 
Volleyball
Amanda Pieringer
Kat McGrath
 
Water Polo
Tony Damian
Harry Foster
Kate Liu
Allison Chou
 
Winter
Basketball
Audrey Safir
Maxima Molgat
Paris Husic
Matan Zucker
 
Fencing
Nick Gao
Jamie Ren
Yukki Qui
Karina Leung
 
Ice Hockey
David Zhu
Trevor White
Julia Wang
Chloe Ashton
 
Squash
Ivy Zhang
Brittany Sun
Raghav Pemmireddy
Haaris Mian
 
Swimming & Diving
Jeffrey Cheng
Kevin Shao
Alicia Yin
Kate Liu
 
Indoor Track & Field
Melody Leung
Alannah Nathan
Vineeth Veeramachaneni
Alexander Pesendorfer
 
Wrestling
Jonathan D'Souza
Brandon Li
 
Spring
Baseball
Chris Conyers
Aidan Duffy
 
Crew
Cate Levy
Julia Wang
Chris Delaney
Kevin Shao
 
Golf
Dami Kim
Anika Bagaria
Trevor White
Ben Fiske
 
Lacrosse
Connor Brody
Teddy Gutman
Natalie Schur
Lucy Gutman
 
Softball
Erin McNulty
Emily Matchum
 
Boys Tennis
Praneel Chakraborty
Jacob Friedland
 
Outdoor Track & Field
Melody Leung
Elaine Wang
Alexander Pesendorfer
Jeffrey Cheng
 
THE LAWRENCE L. HLAVACEK BOWL: Awarded annually to a boy and a girl from the Circle and Crescent Houses whose qualities of sportsmanship, enthusiasm, character, and generosity of spirit best embody the goals of intramural competition in Circle and Crescent House athletics. Presented to Liana Raguso (Stephens House) and Alexis Valadez (Woodhull House)
 
THE EISENHOWER LEADERSHIP AWARD: Presented by the West Point Society of New Jersey, this award recognizes exceptional high school juniors in New Jersey who demonstrate outstanding performance in areas of academics, athletics, community service, citizenship, and leadership. Presented to Matthew Manahan.
 
THE PETER W. DART PRIZE: Awarded to a Fourth Former who demonstrates superior communication skills. This award includes a $250 contribution towards his or her Fifth Form year tuition at Lawrenceville. Presented to Elaine Wang.
 
THE RICHARD H. ROBINSON PRIZE: Awarded annually to that student who has shown the most conscientious and persistent effort in the field of Publications and who, by faithfulness and initiative, has contributed most toward gaining the highest possible standards in this line of activity. Presented to Jillian Medina & Carolyn King.
 
THE COLIN SULLIVAN AWARD: A special prize for remarkable effort and expertise in the service of The Lawrence. Presented to Nicholas Ellis.
 
THE CLASS OF 1995 JOURNALISM AWARD: For achieving a level of journalistic quality achieved by The Lawrence of 1995. Presented to Kathryn Liu.
 
THE MEGNA-SCHONHEITER AWARD: Established to honor the half-century of faithful service to the School Camp rendered jointly by Mr. and Mrs. George Schonheiter and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Megna. Given to the member of the graduating class whose service to the School Camp best exemplifies unselfish devotion to helping others. Presented to Harrison Lee.
 
PARENTS AT LAWRENCEVILLE COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD: Presented annually to a Fifth Former who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community service and a deep concern for the needs of others and the quality of life in our communities. Presented to Dev Chhokra.
 
THE BEVERLY WHITING ANDERSON PRIZE: For general excellence in character and scholarship to two members of the Second Form. This prize is in memory of Beverly Whiting Anderson ’28, who died while a student at Lawrenceville. Presented to Robert Cloninger and Tesia Thomas.
 
THE MARCUS D. FRENCH MEMORIAL PRIZE: The Lower School’s highest award. It is presented each year to two students who, in the opinion of the Lower School masters and of the Head Master, have best shown the integrity of high character and the modesty, fairness, and the courage of true sportsmanship. Presented to Joshua Cigoianu and Piper Harrell.
 
THE SMITH COLLEGE BOOK AWARD:   Presented to an outstanding junior who exemplifies the academic achievement, leadership qualities and concern for others that characterize the thousands of women who have graduated from Smith College. Presented to Elaine Wang.
 
THE RUTGERS UNIVERSITY BOOK AWARD:   Presented to an outstanding student in the Fourth Form with a strong academic background, and a commitment to community service and leadership. Presented to Carolyn King.
 
WELLESLEY CLUB OF CENTRAL JERSEY: Given to a Fourth Form female student whose academic record and character are exceptional and who has also made significant personal contributions to her school and/or community. Presented to Isabel Paine.
 
THE WILLIAMS COLLEGE BOOK AWARD: Given to a student in the Fourth Form in the top five percent of the class who has demonstrated intellectual leadership and has made a significant contribution to the extracurricular life of the School. Presented to Tri Giao Vu Dinh.
 
DARTMOUTH CLUB OF PRINCETON AWARD: Given to a student in the Fourth Form in the top ten percent of the class who has demonstrated intellectual leadership and has made a positive contribution to the extracurricular life of the School. Presented to Dami Kim.
 
THE YALE CLUB BOOK AWARD: Presented to an outstanding student at the end of his/her Fourth Form year who shows stellar personal character and intellectual promise. Presented to Ashley Duraiswamy.
 
HARVARD CLUB OF BOSTON PRIZE BOOK AWARD: Awarded to an outstanding member of the Fourth Form who combines excellence in scholarship with achievement in other fields and best exemplifies the traditional ideal of American citizenship. Presented to Andrew Tokarski.
 
THE BROWN UNIVERSITY ALUMNI BOOK AWARD PROGRAM:   honor of this student’s selection as the Fourth Former who best combines a high degree of ability in English expression both written and spoken. Presented to Deven Kinney.
 
THE WESLEY R. BROOKS HOUSE HISTORIAN AWARD: Awarded to the House Historians that produce the most exceptional Notable Lawrentian essay for the annual House Historian competition. Presented to Afton Lee, Ingrid Guo, and Cherie Fernandez
 
EGLIN SOCIETY PINS are presented to selected Fourth Form students for unselfish, uncalculating service to Lawrenceville and to fellow students; for kindness and implemented instincts to help the young or weak; and for leadership, particularly as evidenced in acts of moral courage. Fourth Form students are selected for membership into this honorary organization. Inclusion in this society is considered one of the highest honors an underform Lawrentian can earn. Presented to Andrew Tokarski, Nick Winkler, Savon Rawlins, Chris Conyers, Deven Kinney, Ivanna Tavarez, Samika Hariharan, Oona Pierre, Grace Faircloth, Amy Arirguzoh, and Carolyn King.
 
THE REUBEN T. AND CHARLOTTE BOYKIN CARLSON SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to two Third Form boarding students who epitomize the traits of an exemplary Lawrentian. This award covers a portion of their tuition and expenses for their remaining two years at Lawrenceville. Presented to Ijeamaka Achebe & Jack Hallinam.
 
THE SEMANS FAMILY MERIT SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to three Fourth Formers who possess the qualities of a model Lawrentian. This award provides for 100% of the students’ tuition in their Fifth Form year plus a stipend to be used for a summer project. Presented to: Casey Rogerson, Samika Hariharan, and Alannah Nathan.
 
THE ROBERT MAMMANO FREZZA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Named in memory of Bob Frezza, Class of 1998, this scholarship is given each year to a Lawrenceville senior who best exemplifies the values and potential that Bob evidenced during his short but dynamic life. Presented to Jonathan D'Souza.
 
THE KATHERINE W. DRESDNER CUP is awarded annually to the Crescent House which has the best record in both Crescent House and School athletics. Presented to Stanley House.
 
THE FORESMAN TROPHY is awarded annually to the Circle House which has the best record in both Circle House and School athletics. Presented to Cleve House.
 
For additional information, please contact Lisa M. Gillard Hanson, director of Public Relations, at lgillard@lawrenceville.org.
 
 
 
             
 
 
 
 
 
 
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