Episcopal Collegiate students and parents gathered in the Championship Gym the morning of Friday, May 13 for the annual Class Day ceremony. With only one more week of school for students in preschool through 11th grade, teachers presented more than 140 awards to students for achievement in everything from citizenship, academics, fine and performing arts, and service.
Episcopal Collegiate School awarded diplomas to the 55 outstanding young men and women of the Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 14 in the School's 13th Commencement exercises. Read on to find out where they are headed in the fall!
Mr. Warren Stephens, President of the Episcopal Collegiate School Foundation Board of Directors, announced the recipients of the Jackson T. Stephens Outstanding Senior Award and the Jackson T. Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award on Class Day, May 13. The awards were establish by Mr. and Mrs. Warren Stephens in May 2014 and are the highest honors bestowed upon members of the Episcopal Collegiate faculty and senior class.
The School's highest volunteer service honor, the Harriet Calhoun Stephens Distinguished Service Award, was presented to Debra Brown on Class Day, May 13. "Her devotion to Episcopal Collegiate School and its well-being have been obvious for 20 years and the School has been the lucky beneficiary of her time and talents," said Harriet Stephens.
In a May 3rd signing ceremony, Episcopal Collegiate School and Hendrix College announced that Hendrix, the state's leading liberal arts college, will offer scholarships to Episcopal Collegiate students. The Hendrix Aspire Scholarships cover the full cost of attendance for Federal Pell Grant-eligible students. The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income students to promote access to postsecondary education.