Underclass Awards 2021 - 2022
Congratulations to all of this year's award recipients!
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The Judith Resnik Award – Olivia Chesla '23
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. This award honors the last astronaut Dr. Judith Resnik who was killed in the space shuttle Challenger explosion in 1986.
The Rensselaer Medal Award – Justin Mangin '23
The Rensselaer Award was first presented in 1916 to recognize the superlative academic achievement of young men and women to motivate students toward careers in science, engineering and technology. Each high school is allowed to select one member of the junior class to be honored with the Rensselaer Medal Award.
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Award – Caden Daubach '23
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.
Jim Chrismer Excellence in the Study of U.S. History Award – Frank Adamski '23
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 Memorial Award
Mia Castellano '25, Cetta Redmer '25, Camille Sergeon '25
Georgios Bitsanis '24, Adam Dengler '24, Paige Martin '24
Seth Panowitz '23 and Ryan Skandalis '23
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.
Madison Brookshire Memorial Scholarship Award - Natalie Gotzmann '25 and Drew Jordan '25
The Madison Brookshire Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to honor the memory of student, Maddie Brookshire ’24. Always a Patriot at heart, Maddie was excited to follow in her mother’s footsteps by attending The John Carroll School. She loved every minute she had as a John Carroll student, approaching each day with enthusiasm for learning, sharing her warm disposition with teachers and classmates, and making new friends. A thoughtful, kind, giving, and ambitious young woman, Maddie embodied what it means to be a Patriot.
Maddie had big dreams with detailed plans for college and a future career as an orthodontist. To honor her memory, the Madison Brookshire Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a Freshman student with his/her own plans to pursue a career in the health sciences.
The Sister Kathleen Brabson, SSJ Service Award - Rachel Saacks '24
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.
Gerry Gray Memorial Scholarship Award - Mathias Mingle '23 and Victoria Novak '23
The Gerry Gray Award was established to honor the memory of former teacher and coach Gerry Gray. The scholarship is awarded to a male and female athlete who participate in at least one varsity sport and has demonstrated academic success.
Ed Miller Award - Samantha Dlugokenski '23
The Ed Miller Award is given to students who display academic achievement in Social Studies and/or World Language and express an interest in pursuing international studies as a career.
Alumni Children's Scholarship - Meghan Kerr '23 and Ryan Skandalis '23
The Alumni Children’s Scholarship was established by the John Carroll Alumni Association in the mid-1980’s to honor and promote legacy and provide financial assistance to a legacy student at The John Carroll School. This longstanding scholarship is awarded annually to one male and one female legacy student who exemplify what it means to be a Patriot. The prize is awarded at the end of Junior year. All applicants must have at least one parent who is a John Carroll alum.
Congratulations to all of our Underclass Award Winners!