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2020 Class Day Awards

While we wish we could have gathered as a community to celebrate our annual Class Day Awards, we hope you will take some time to read through the list of accomplished students. Please note our seniors are not listed, as they will be recognized at a later date. Congratulations to the following students on receiving Class Day Awards!

Citizenship Awards

Citizenship awards are presented to students who:

  • Demonstrate good conduct and deportment
  • Are responsible, reliable, and dependable
  • Meet expectations regarding attendance/lack of tardiness
  • Serve as a role model to others
  • Reflect a positive attitude toward the School and School community

Our Middle School award winners are:

Sixth Grade - Juliana Neesvig

Seventh Grade - Caroline Davis

Eighth Grade - Carter Huff

As with the Middle School award winners, these students have demonstrated good conduct, responsibility, and dependability, and they have served as a role model to others.

Our Upper School award winners are:

Ninth Grade – Emma Grace Cooley

Tenth Grade – Solomon Trice

Eleventh Grade – Seth Towe

Athletics and Physical Education Department

Congratulations to the following students on their awards:

Sixth Grade Health Award – Jules Johnson

Upper School Health Award – Jada Shorter

Sixth Grade Physical Education Award – Will Jones

Seventh Grade Physical Education Award – Stella Cochran

Eighth Grade Physical Education Award - Jaxon Coleman

Religious Studies Department

These awards are presented to students who have distinguished themselves through effort, thoughtfulness, and intellectual curiosity in a Religious Studies course this year.

Religion 6 Award – Mary Margaret Rutledge

Religion 7 Award – Maggie Ransdell

Middle School Fine Arts Department

Congratulations to the following students on their awards:

Art 6 - Vivian Huff

Art I - Jackson Rowell

Art II - Caroline Brantley

Creative Drama 6 - Madison Zamilpa

Theatre I - Percy Shorter

Theatre II - Matthew Vano

Choir 6 - Elois Moore

Episcopal Chorus - Madelyn Shurley

Introduction to Percussion - DJ Johnson

Upper School Visual and Performing Arts

Drawing - Colby Langley

Painting - Elisa DeLorme

Advanced Broadcast Journalism Award – Grant Wild

Introduction of Broadcast Journalism – John Michael Murphy

Acting I - Jillian Berry

Sculpture Award – Joseph Woeppel

Technical Theatre - JP Lyon

Beginning Percussion Ensemble - Luke Smith

Intermediate Percussion Ensemble - Sam De Luca

Advanced Percussion Ensemble - Owen Lien

Upper School Speech Awards

Competitive Speech - Grace Blackmon

Debate - Sophie Reynolds

World Languages

Recipients of World Language awards:

  • Possess a GPA of 3.00 or above
  • Participate consistently in class activities
  • Demonstrate an outstanding interest in the target language and cultures
  • Display strong work ethic and enthusiastic attitude in class
  • Excel in language skills
  • Exhibit a commitment to being culturally-competent global citizens

Latin I - Avery Turner

Latin II - Jorie Lien

Latin III - Ella Claire Moore

Spanish 6 - Bijou Porchay

Spanish I - Madelyn Odle

Spanish II - Sullivan Smith

Spanish III - Avery Marsh

French I - Stephen Munson

French II - John Michael Murphy

French III - Emma Grace Cooley

French IV - Lana McCorkle

AP French V - Lowrey West


Awards in the area of English are given to the student who demonstrates outstanding achievement in the study of literature and in written expression. A recipient is one whose work ethic, insightful contribution in class, and enthusiasm for the discipline are exemplary.

English 6 - Alice McCormick

Writing 6 - Virginia Brantley

English 7 - Lauren Grotte

Writing 7 - Ella Gary

English 8 - Christian Wells

Creative Writing 8 - Jayden Childers

English I - Will Humiston

English II - Lily Radtke

Studies in Literature: Rebellious Women - Drew Vano

AP Language and Composition - Jessica Hoffman

History Department

Students receiving Social Studies awards were selected based on their:

  • Keen interest in the field of Social Studies
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • High academic standing
  • Good citizenship
  • Consistent participation and contribution

History 6 - Matthew Collins

History 7 - Lucy Paul

History 8 - Preston Todd

World History - Avery Marsh

AP World History - Alexa Strauss

US History - Kate Graham

AP US History - Scottie Traylor

Civics and Economics - Cassie Smith

AP Government/Comparative Government - Nikko Curtis

AP Seminar - Solomon Trice


Each mathematics award is presented to the student in each course who has exhibited excellence in academics, attitude, and work ethic.

Math 6 Award – Madison Zamilpa

Advanced Math 6 Award – Emma Schnackenberg

Pre-Algebra Award – Oscar Vandiver

Advanced Pre-Algebra Award – Thomas Priebe

Algebra I Award – Jakeb Tritt

Advanced Algebra I Award – Stephen Nichols

Algebra II Award – Georgia Borg

Advanced Algebra II Award – Alex Fletcher

Geometry Award – Dylynn Smith

Advanced Geometry Award – Austin Wild

Pre-Calculus Award – Kolton Claybrook

Science Department

Science award recipients were chosen by teachers based on their grade point average as well as their participation, attitude, inquisitiveness, work ethic, and leadership.

Life Science Award – Ben Blackmon

Earth Science Award – Emma McAndrews

Physical Science Award – Mary Love Reynolds

Chemistry - Lance Viscioni Wilson

AP Chemistry - Adanna Mogbo

Biology - Neil Sash

Physics - Rachel Wilbourn

Middle School Technology

The following awards are given to the students who excel in Exploratory Design, demonstrate a strong understanding of the Design Thinking process, and are intrinsically motivated and innovative when tackling challenges. Award winners exhibited tremendous personal growth in group work, both leading and supporting teammates. Ultimately, these explorers demonstrate a willingness to take risks and fail, with increased awareness that in failing we learn, grow, and innovate.

Sixth Grade Exploratory Design Award – Oliver Wippo

Seventh Grade Exploratory Design Award – Benjamin Bannerman

Eighth Grade Exploratory Design Award – Grayson Wood

Middle School Service Award

The Middle School Service award is given to the Middle School student or student or students who have served the community the most during the last year, as reflected by their record of service. Congratulations, Julia Krowski, Catherine Crow, and Andrew Jones.

The Reverend Canon R, Ewing Jackson, Jr Medal

This award is given to one eighth-grade student who exhibits excellence in academics, leadership, citizenship, and character during his or her tenure as a student at Episcopal Collegiate School. Congratulations, Fiona Walter.

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