Back Mountain students earn awards at Wyoming Seminary Lower School


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Wyoming Seminary Lower School eighth-graders, along with three seventh-graders, gather after receiving awards at recent graduation ceremonies. First row, from left, Benjamin Crispin, Adam Rogers, Reese Butcher, Katarina Banks, Evelyn Mozeleski, Elena Fenster, Max Liu (seventh grade). Second row, Abigail Santo (seventh grade); Nicole Amoachi, Aishani Chauhan, Bari Lefkowitz, Nicole Joanlanne, Sarah Maseychik, Emma Douthett. Third row, Logan McGowan, Jared Weisenberger, Scott Lynett, Felix Hammond, Kabir Satija, Christina Kaspar (seventh grade).


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FORTY FORT – Wyoming Seminary presented awards to 20 outstanding Lower School students at the annual eighth-grade graduation ceremony held recently on the Lower School campus in Forty Fort.

Awards were presented by Kevin Rea, school president; Dr. Kathy Hanlon, dean of Lower School; and Eddie Plaksa, Lower School Coordinator.

Those presented with awards included two seventh graders from the Back Mountain:

• Abigail Santo of Dallas, who received the Charlotte M. Sours Academic Achievement Award

• Christina Kaspar of Dallas, who received the Charles Pfifferling Sr. Memorial Prize for best all-around seventh grader.

Eighth-grade winners from the Back Mountain and their awards were as follows:

• Nicole Amoachi, Shavertown, The Bessie G. Atwood English Award, The Mary Mazzitelli Memorial Music Leadership Award, The Margaret M. Stack Memorial Award (Spanish)

• Katarina Banks, Dallas, The Anna M. Olcott Award (scholarship and conduct)

• Aishani Chauhan, Shavertown, The Mary Mazzitelli Memorial Music Leadership Award, The Margaret M. Stack Memorial Award (French); Benjamin Crispin, Berwick, The Marjorie Harvey Smith Award (outstanding conduct, white team), The John G. Ruggles III Memorial Award (excellence in creative writing)

• Emma Douthett, Tunkhannock, The Margaret M. Stack Memorial Award (Latin)

• Elena Fenster, Shavertown, The Harold and Mollie Cruikshank Award (service and character)

• Nicole Joanlanne, Dallas, The Jane Pfifferling Dimond Award (excellence in girls’ athletics)

• Scott Lynett, Shavertown, The Marjorie Harvey Smith Award (outstanding conduct, blue team)

• Sarah Maseychik, Dallas, The Peter Drapiewski Memorial Prize (integrity and intellectual promise)

Wyoming Seminary Lower School eighth-graders, along with three seventh-graders, gather after receiving awards at recent graduation ceremonies. First row, from left, Benjamin Crispin, Adam Rogers, Reese Butcher, Katarina Banks, Evelyn Mozeleski, Elena Fenster, Max Liu (seventh grade). Second row, Abigail Santo (seventh grade); Nicole Amoachi, Aishani Chauhan, Bari Lefkowitz, Nicole Joanlanne, Sarah Maseychik, Emma Douthett. Third row, Logan McGowan, Jared Weisenberger, Scott Lynett, Felix Hammond, Kabir Satija, Christina Kaspar (seventh grade).
http://mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_WyoSem_LSGradAwards_16.jpgWyoming Seminary Lower School eighth-graders, along with three seventh-graders, gather after receiving awards at recent graduation ceremonies. First row, from left, Benjamin Crispin, Adam Rogers, Reese Butcher, Katarina Banks, Evelyn Mozeleski, Elena Fenster, Max Liu (seventh grade). Second row, Abigail Santo (seventh grade); Nicole Amoachi, Aishani Chauhan, Bari Lefkowitz, Nicole Joanlanne, Sarah Maseychik, Emma Douthett. Third row, Logan McGowan, Jared Weisenberger, Scott Lynett, Felix Hammond, Kabir Satija, Christina Kaspar (seventh grade). Submitted photo

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