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2019 Founders Award Presented at Graduation

Congratulations to Lily Yamagata, the 2019 recipient of the Founders’ Award.

The Founders’ Award is presented annually at Graduation to the member of the graduating class who best exemplifies the characteristics of scholarship, sportsmanship, and leadership implicit in the founding of our School.

Lily is described as intellectually curious, hard-working, intelligent, independent and thoughtful. 

Lily is known as a diligent student who makes academics a priority.  She worked hard to increase the rigor of her schedule every year. She is also known for bringing a positive spirit and energy to everyone. Lily is widely admired among the adults and students at GDS and she puts a smile on the face of everyone she meets because her sincerity and joy is contagious.
Lily will continue her education at Georgetown University in the fall. The Founders’ Award was presented to Lily by Mr. Tommy Webb during the 2019 Graduation ceremony on Friday, June 7. 
Greensboro Day School develops the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.