Class of 2021 Senior Awards
Congratulations to this year’s Senior Award winners, who were honored during an online ceremony on Tuesday, May 18.
WATCH A RECORDING OF THE AWARD CEREMONY
Black & Gold Award Winners - Sarah Nelson and Suoyi Feng
Click here to read more about these outstanding students who received John Carroll's highest honor.
The Class of 2021 Valedictorian - Suoyi Feng
The Class of 2021 Salutatorian - Lauren Kozera
The John Carroll School Faculty Award - Vladimir Chervenkov and Angelina Giglio-Tos
The John Carroll School Faculty Award is given to students who have consistently made a positive contribution to their classes, have upheld the values of this school, and have given unselfish service in keeping with the spirit of a Catholic institution.
Top Seniors in the Class of 2021
One Year Award Winners
Kyle Ball, Emmanuel Chipi, Valerie Friar, Michal Gradus, Gianna Ishak, Jaiden Jakubowski, Julianne Moccia, Kai O'Brien, Sophia Parr, Caroline Peet, Bailey Swart, Hailey Tebo, Drew Wilson
Two Year Award Winners
Gavin Bogdan, Pengyu (John) Chen, Elie Fraji, Angelina Giglio-Tos, Lauren Radebaugh, Camryn Robinson
Three Year Award Winners
Jamie Alatzas, Gwyneth Baikauskas, Kelsie Barnard, Takyra Baugh, May Berger, Catherine Brooks, Sydney Burns, Mia Butta, Adam Butz, Ashley Carrier, Frank Cassidy, Vladimir Chervenkov, Gabriella Clark, Owen Collins, Dominic Comello, Suoyi Feng, Cameron Gibson, Samuel Golumbek, Benjamin Hannan, Roman Hemby, Faith Hess, Eliana Hollin, Delaney Hopkins, Colin Hudson, Chiamaka Iheoma, Mackenzie Kolb, Lauren Kozera, Allison Krieger, Jillian Kurzmann, Katherine Levey, Elizabeth Marlow, Noah McCann, Reilly Moore, Sofia-Marie Morello, Sarah Nelson. Yaxin Alyssa Qian, Zoe Ragland-Haines, Heather Reich, Rebecca Saladino, Eric Schall, Sigourney Soriano, Madison Sterling, Thomas Sukiennik, Madison Sumwalt, Ryan Vest, Chase Vogel, Shannon Wade, Brendan Ward, Giovanna Ward, Kyleigh Waugh, Robert Wilson, Morgan Yaich, William Zhang, Marisa Ziegler
The John Carroll School Scholarship Awards
Al Cesky Nominees - Delaney Hopkins and Roman Hemby
Each year John Carroll nominates one male and one female student-athlete for the Al Cesky scholarship recognizing exceptional student athletes.
James E. Long Award - Emmanuel Chipi and Lauren Rossi
The James E. Long Award goes to two graduating seniors who have shown the most academic improvement and effort in their four years at The John Carroll School.
Larry Hetzel Volleyball Leadership Award - Dylan Wassif
The Kutcher Foundation established this scholarship to honor Coach Hetzel who impacted many lives at John Carroll. It is awarded to a graduating senior on the boys volleyball team whose leadership skills were greatly influenced by their experience with the volleyball program.
Michael B. Brady White Cap Award - Ethan Thomson
Michael B. Brady White Cap Award is given to a graduating senior who excels in creative writing.
John Carroll Parent Association Scholarship - Lauren Rossi and Logan Schermerhorn
The John Carroll Parent Association scholarships are awarded to students whose applications show the most participation in extra-curricular activities, willingness to participate in service opportunities, support of John Carroll and parent involvement.
Student Government Association Awards
SGA Leadership Award - Sydney Burns and Ryan Vest
The SGA Leadership award is awarded to two seniors that demonstrate exemplary leadership and character in accordance with the values of The John Carroll School.
SGA Unsung Hero Award - Lauren Kozera and Kai O'Brien
SGA Unsung Hero Award is awarded to seniors who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and character, but they are more behind the scenes and do the work that is often unseen and unrecognized by the larger community.
The John Carroll School Awards
Academic/Athletic Award - Roman Hemby and Eliana Hollin
The John Carroll Academic/Athletic Award is given to the seniors who represent the finest qualities of academic and athletic achievement.
Academic/Fine Arts Award - Ryan Vest and Giovanna Ward
The John Carroll Academic/Fine Arts Award is given to the seniors who represent the finest qualities of academic and fine arts achievement.
School Spirit Award - Kai O'Brien and Madison Sumwalt
The John Carroll School Spirit Award is given to the senior male and female who have made the greatest contribution in the area of school spirit and involvement.
Service and Outreach Award - Sarah Nelson
This year’s Service and Outreach Award goes to a student who has kept herself busy for the past few summers. She has earned 861 hours of service at her time at John Carroll. This senior has worked hard and is always willing to help wherever it is needed and always with a smile. We know she will continue to be a servant of God.
English Department Award - Gabriella Clark
The English Department awards its prize to a senior with a high cumulative average, who displays an enthusiasm for and a love of literature, as well as excellence in writing.
College Preparatory Dance Program Award - Giovanna Ward
The student who personifies dance. The definition of dance goes beyond the stage, the spotlight, and the applause. It includes the dance of life off-stage. The constant daily discipline that demands total commitment to pursuing excellence in her artform, while maintaining humility and grace.
Music Award - Ryan Vest
For active involvement and participation in vocal or instrumental music and for expressing a positive attitude and encouraging success in others.
Pacificus Award - Morgan Yaich
For the creative and energetic effort in making the yearbook a dynamic tribute to the John Carroll community and the senior class.
The Pinnacle Medal - Rebecca Saladino
The Pinnacle medal is presented to the senior who has demonstrated commitment, responsibility, and dedication as a member of the Pinnacle staff.
Theatre Arts Awards - Jillian Kurzmann and Eric Schall
The Theatre Arts award is given to the students who have contributed the most overall to the theatre program and who best exemplify the spirit of the award by tireless effort, cooperation, leadership, and creativity.
Visual Arts Award - Heather Reich
The Visual Arts Award is presented to a senior, who, on review of a portfolio, has shown outstanding effort, enthusiasm and leadership in the visual arts.
Mathematics Medal - Suoyi Feng
For exceptional interest, consistently good attitude, and high academic performance in the field of Mathematics during his four years at The John Carroll School.
Religion Medal - Thomas Sukiennik
The Religion medal is awarded to a senior who has maintained a 90% average during his or her John Carroll years. In addition to academic excellence, the department also considered community service, parish commitment, and personal life-style in making the selection.
Science Medal - Suoyi Feng
The Science Department award is presented to the student who demonstrates the ability and willingness to work independently. This student has shown a consistently good attitude and spirit of cooperation, high achievement, and exceptional interest in the sciences.
Social Studies Medal - Benjamin Hannan
The Social Studies Department recognizes one Senior who exhibits positive citizenship in and out of school. The award requires four years of study in the Social Sciences, an expectation of high academic standards and “proper appreciation for the principles and practices of social studies inquiry.”
French Medal - Katherine Levey
The French medal is awarded for excellence in the conscientious study of the French language for four years.
German Medal - Robert Wilson
The German medal is awarded for excellence in the conscientious study of the German language for four years.
Spanish Medal - Kelsie Barnard
The Spanish medal is awarded for excellence in the conscientious study of the Spanish language for four years.
Academic Team Award - Jacob Deaver
The Academic Team Award is given to the Team member who has shown the most commitment, dedication, and success on the John Carroll Academic Team.