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Starkweather Recipient Chosen

Carlin Beskrone

June 2, 2017

Filed under Annual Awards, Features

Congratulations to Mike Coons ’18, Jack Coons ’18, and Hailey DiCindio ’18, this year’s winners of the Howard W. Starkweather Jr. ’44 Community Service Award. This award is given to the student or students who contribut...

Science Award Goes to Adebi

Addie Trudel

June 2, 2017

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The Robert P. Hukill Science Award is given to a member of the junior class who shows an immense amount of innovation and creativity in the applied sciences. This year, Daniel Adebi ’18 will be the recipient of this prestigi...

Gooderham and Rossi Take a Bow

Bella Stuccio

June 2, 2017

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The Wyeth Brothers Performing Arts Award, given annually by the Performing Arts department, is an award given to two seniors who are thought to have shown dedication, enthusiasm, leadership, artistry, and scholarship in the arts. ...

Sullivan impacts the community

nick urick

June 2, 2017

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Since 1939, the Wilmington Friends School has used the Josh Marshall Mendinhall II Memorial Award (otherwise known as the Mendinhall Award), to honor a member of each graduating class who is considered to have done the most for ...

Kleman Proficient in Spanish

Lucy Knudsen

June 2, 2017

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The Upper School Foreign Language Award is given to the junior or senior who demonstrates exemplary proficiency and passion for learning in their respective language study. This year, the award goes to Abby Kleman ’18! Klema...

Going Down in History

Carlin Beskrone

June 2, 2017

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The Jordan Wales ’97 History Award is presented to the student or students who have contributed the most to the school’s history community. This year, the faculty chose Gustavo Silveira ‘17 and Cecilia Ergueta ’18 for the...

Two to Receive Freedman Award

Lucy Knudsen

June 2, 2017

Filed under Annual Awards, Features, Uncategorized

The The Eden Wales Freedman Award is given to the student who, in the study of English, makes charitable and positive contributions to his or her English classes, exhibits skill in both literary analysis and writing, as well as ap...

Hanson and Kortanek Share Bush Award

Anna Fahey

June 2, 2017

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The Bush Award, established by the board of trustees, works to recognize students who most distinctly displayed the values of character, scholarship, and service. Usually, a junior boy and girl each receive one of the most dist...

Gehret Awarded

Emma Landis

June 2, 2017

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Each year, beginning in 1992, the Mathematics Department of Wilmington Friends School has selected an Upper School student to receive the Gehret Mathematics Award. This year, the winner of the Gehret Mathematics Award is Ted ...

Sullivan Earns the Hukill Award

Hareena Houston, Awards Writer

June 3, 2016

Filed under Annual Awards

The Hukill Award is the Science award given out by Wilmington Friends School to a student whose love for science shines through in their work. The award recognizes the spirit of innovation and creativity. The award is given annu...

Recognizing Talents in English, History, and Foreign Language

Zareef Khan, Awards Writer

June 3, 2016

Filed under Annual Awards, Showcase

Every year at Friends, awards are given to certain students who go above and beyond. The Eden Wales Freedman ’99 English, the Jordan Wales ’97 History, and the Upper School Foreign Language are awards that recognize passionate st...

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