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Convocation 2019 Awards

During the Convocation Ceremony on Thursday, June 6, a member of the senior class is recognized with the Maureen B. Gerhardt Award. This award is presented annually to an Upper School student who best exemplifies the honor, personal integrity, responsible citizenship, and service to the community as articulated in the Greensboro Day School mission statement.

Congratulations to William Hayes Jr. ’19, on his recognition as the 2019 Maureen B. Gerhardt Award recipient.

Jenny Rowlett ’19 received the 2019 Edward G. Dickinson Award for Environmental Leadership. This award is given annually to faculty, students, board members, groups or staff within our community who exhibit extraordinary environmental leadership. The award is named after the first recipient, Middle School Director Ed Dickinson.

Citizenship awards were presented to Karlton Gaskin Jr. ’19 and Lily Yamagata ’19

Seniors were recognized for outstanding achievement in individual departments.

Cameron Pinkelton ’19, Outstanding 12th Grade English Awards
Jacinta Fernandes-Brough ’19, Outstanding 12th Grade History / Social Studies Award
Jiachen Ren ’19, Outstanding 12th Grade Math Award
William Hayes Jr. ’19, Outstanding 12th Grade Science Award
Jenny Rowlett ’19 - Chinese, Mary Brown ’19 - Latin, Karlton Gaskin ’19 - Spanish, Outstanding 12th Grade World Language Awards         
Nicklaus Li ’19 and Summer Needham ’19, Outstanding 12th Grade Art Awards
Kennedy Boston ’19 – Choral, Jenny Rowlett ’19 – Orchestra, Laura Watson ’19, Nick Grapey ’19, and Cooper Sanders ’19, Band, Outstanding 12th Grade Music Awards
Katie Barton ’19 and Cole Harris ’19, Outstanding 12th Grade Theatre Awards

Student speakers included Lily Yamagata ’19 on the topic of friendship, William Hayes Jr. ’19 on the topic of scholarship, and Elsa Rose Karcher ’19 on the topic of sportsmanship.
Greensboro Day School develops the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.