STOCKBRIDGE/LENOX, MA (06/16/2016)(readMedia)-- Berkshire Country Day School, an independent school for students in preschool through ninth grade, celebrated an Awards and Graduation Ceremony on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Members of the Class of 2016 are:
Mr. Blomquist received the Donald T. Oakes Citizenship Award
Mr. Ferrone received a G. James Fawcett English Prize, the Ramsbotham History Prize, the Philip Potter Classics Prize, the Adeline Cowhig Mathematics Prize, and the Butler Academic Prize for the achieving the highest GPA in the ninth grade.
Mr. Kittredge received a Theater Ensemble Prize and the Judge Citizenship Award
Mr. Lazar received the Excellence in Spanish Prize
Ms. Ndooki received a G. James Fawcett English Prize, and the Phillips Citizenship Award
Mr. Orloff received the Marilyn Orner Cromwell Art Prize
Mr. Henry Taylor received a Viv Murray Caputo Music Prize in Instrumental and Vocal
Mr. Rufus Taylor received the Thomson Science Prize
Mr. Van Schaick received the Madame Grad French Prize
Next year Mr. Blomquist will attend Berkshire School; Mr. Capala, Northfield Mount Hermon; Ms. Elliott, Miss Hall's School; Mr. Ferrone, Middlesex School; Mr. Kittredge, Lenox Memorial High School; Mr. Lazar, Mr. Mathews, Mr. Orloff, Ms. Syrett, and Mr. Van Schaick, Monument Mountain Regional High School; Ms. Lindsay, Millbrook School; Ms. Ndooki, Concord Academy; and Mr. Henry Taylor and Mr. Rufus Taylor, Milton Academy.
Awards were also presented to seventh and eighth grade students:
Emily Carmel, Pittsfield and Adams, MA, the Eighth Grade Science Prize, and the newly formed Gail Heady Citizenship Award. Mrs. Heady, a beloved teacher, advisor, and colleague, retired this year after teaching at BCD for thirty-eight years. The prize will be awarded yearly to an eighth grade student who contributed to the quality of the school community, demonstrating integrity, citizenship, support for others, and an unwavering commitment to the values and culture at BCD.
Alex Currie, Dalton, MA, a Viv Murray Caputo Music Prize in Instrumental
Fiona Ferrone, Spencertown, NY, a Viv Murray Caputo Music Prize in Vocal
Jack Glantz, Lenox and Pittsfield MA, a Steffi Fletcher Creative Writing Prize
Wilder Harwood, East Chatham, NY, Excellence in History Prize
Ria Kedia, Pittsfield, MA, a Steffi Fletcher Creative Writing Prize, the Ned Douglas Mathematics Prize, and the Eighth Grade Spanish Prize
Lanna Knoll, Great Barrington, MA, the Marcia V. Jones Latin Prize, and the Anna Zaffanella French Prize
Cass Combs, New Marlboro, MA, the United States History Prize
Shayna Kantor, Lenox, MA, the Nancy Cowhig Growth in Mathematics Prize, and the Virginia I. Peterson Citizenship Award
Colby Lederman, Pittsfield, MA, a Seventh Grade English Prize, and a Eugénie D. Fawcett Classics Prize
Jasmine Light, Pittsfield, MA, the Dawn Masiero Graphics Art Prize
Julia Mammen, Housatonic, MA, a Theater Ensemble Prize, and a Seventh Grade English Prize
Miriam Miller, Pittsfield, MA, the Seventh Grade Growth in French Prize
Harrison Seeley, Richmond, MA, the Seventh Grade Growth in Spanish Prize, and the Seventh Grade Science Prize
ABOUT BERKSHIRE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
Berkshire Country Day School, an independent school for students in preschool through ninth grade, exists to inspire the individual promise of every student so that each may become an exemplary citizen of the world. More information about BCD can be found at berkshirecountryday.org.