Underclass Awards 2019-2020
Congratulations to all of this year's award recipients!
Xavia Borys Pirozzi Photography Award – James Paquette '21
The Xavia Borys Pirozzi Photography Award was created by the Pirozzi family in memory of Xavia ‘14, a member of the National Art Honor Society and passionate photographer, and recognizes a deserving student who demonstrates an interest and excellence in creative photography.
Judith Resnik Award – Sarah Nelson '21
The Judith Resnik Award is given by the Harford County Branch of the American Association of University Women to a junior girl who is outstanding in mathematics and science as evidenced by a high GPA and participation in Advanced Placement courses.
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Award – Suoyi Feng '21
The Chesapeake Chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society gives an award to juniors in Harford County high schools to recognize outstanding science and math students.
Rensselaer Award – William Zhang '21
The Rensselaer Award was first presented in 1916 to recognize the superlative academic achievement of young men and women and to motivate students toward careers in science, engineering, and technology.
Jim Chrismer Excellence in the Study of U.S. History Award – Ryan Vest '21
The Jim Chrismer Excellence in US History Award seeks to honor the work of long time John Carroll teacher Mr. James E. Chrismer. Each year a student from the junior class is recognized who demonstrates a firm interest in and an excellence in the study of US History.
Annie McGann Cumpston Award - Drew Evans ’23, Isabelle Wilson ’22, Jillian Kurzmann ‘21
The Annie McGann Cumpston Memorial Scholarship was created in May 2003 by family members in memory of Annie McGann Cumpston, daughter of Tom and Megan McGann Cumpston ‘82. Annie’s loving and generous spirit inspired this scholarship and the scholarship is meant to recognize and celebrate the loving and generous spirit in John Carroll students.
Pelligrini Award - Katie Levey '21
The Laura Pellegrini award is named in memory of former French teacher and parent, Laura Pellegrini. The award is given to a junior who excels in the French language and demonstrates love of the French language. A stipend is made possible through the Laura Pellegrini Memorial Fund.
The Carson Scholarship - Ryan Skandalis '23
The Carson Scholars Fund awards $1,000 college scholarships to students in grades 4-11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Scholarship winners receive the honor of being named “Carson Scholars” and are awarded an Olympic-sized medal and a trophy for their school to celebrate their accomplishments. Ryan was previously honored and is now receiving recognition for his/her continued academic successes and humanitarian efforts.
The Sister Kathleen Brabson, SSJ Service Award - Emily Nelson '23
The Sister Kathleen Brabson, SSJ Service Award recognizes an underclassman for their commitment to educational service. Qualifying students are required to have completed twenty-five hours of direct service through tutoring, coaching, teaching, or some other form of educational service. Sister Kathleen was a Sister of Saint Joseph for 53 years. The Sisters of Saint Joseph where instrumental in the founding of the John Carroll School. Sister Kathleen worked tirelessly for excellence in Catholic Education, serving as the president of Mount St. Joseph Academy, Philadelphia and for nine years served on the John Carroll School board of trustees and Catholic Mission Committee.