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Student Awards 2020

  • Students and teachers applaud award recipients during a zoom teleconference call on May 13, 2020.

Over the last two weeks, students were honored for their achievements in and out of the classroom by their teachers and staff. Congratulations to the more than 100 awardees!



The English Department strives to challenge and inspire students to be creative and critical thinkers, confident communicators, and empathetic global citizens. This year, the English Department would like to honor the following students who have demonstrated excellence and enthusiasm in these areas.

Abigail Stofer ’23
Airi Seib ’23
Islay Morrison ’22
Kylie Williamson ’22
Lily Madrigal ’21
Estrella Lopez ’21
Katherine Blobner ’20
Laura Bocek ’20


The Kinesiology Department’s goal is to provide students with a solid understanding of health and human performance that will help meet their physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual needs. This year, the Kinesiology department would like to honor the following students who demonstrated outstanding performances in their area of study, exhibited stellar work ethic and showed a genuine enthusiasm for learning in their classes.

Branna Sundy ’22
Kylie Williamson ’22
Alana Dallmann ’20
Lara Daghlian ’20
Clarice Reinwald ’22, Sports Medicine
Andie Angelacci ’21, Sports Medicine
Sophia Maionchi ’20, Dance


The Math Department aims to empower young women with a growth mindset when it comes to mathematical learning and ability. The students recognized today have embraced challenge and have shown exceptional growth through their hard work, courage in the face of mistakes, and love of learning. We celebrate this honorable level of excellence in mathematics.

Pfifer Chastain ’23
Marie Daniel ’23
Lauren Roach ’22
Alison Arndt ’22
Julia Haggerty ’21
Jordan Roberts ’21
Laura Bocek ’20
Sophia Hermelin ’20

Modern Language

Modern Language Department Academic Awards are presented to students who are enthusiastic about learning a second language. These students demonstrate academic excellence and outstanding effort in their Modern Language class, as well as curiosity and respect in their study of other cultures.

Margaret Gomez, Spanish (Spanish 4)
Caitlin McIntyre, French (senior L4)
Catherine Giorgi, Italian (AP, Senior)
Sophia Hermelin, Latin (AP, Senior)
Madelyn Murawski, ASL (L3)

Religious Studies

The Religious Studies Department Awards recognize students who live gospel values, while diligently pursuing the questions of religious study, demonstrating both excellence in academic work and extraordinary effort. Selected students contribute thoughtful reflections to class discussions, interact respectfully with students and teachers, demonstrate intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm in all class work, complete excellent work displaying a high degree of effort, exceeding expectations when extra help is needed.

Stephanie Iannaconne ’23
Claudia Dumais ’23
Audrey Jullien ’22
Isabelle Barber ’22
Desirae Solares ’21
Trinity Ellis ’21
Megan Anton ’20
Giovanna Baldacci ’20
Emma Burke ’20


It is the goal of the Science Department to assist our students in becoming scientifically literate, in a world that has great need for global citizens who are able to problem solve, think critically… those that can make sound decisions based in science and faith. The following ladies have been recognized by their teachers for their scientific minds, their magnificent effort, perseverance and creative imaginations.

Marie Daniel ’23
Karlie Makhoul ’23
Nicole Abudayeh ’22
Isa Hanck ’22
Trinity Ellis ’21
Lucy Jurow ’21
Caitlin Papadia ’20
Kaitlyn Sheffield ’20

Social Studies

As teachers of Social Studies, we continually challenge our students to build life-long skills; skills that help them critically evaluate their own standing as citizens, not only as Americans, but as citizens of a global society. Students who have earned this department award raise the bar – for both students and faculty – by demonstrating the values of hard work, commitment, and enthusiasm for social studies.

Valentina Ortiz ’23
Somachi Uwakwe ’23
Kylie Williamson ’22
Olivia Leighton ’22
Lauren Rivera ’21
Bobbie Baker ’21
Sydney Lloyd ’20
Caitlin Ramayrat ’20

Visual and Performing Arts and Computer Science

The Carondelet Visual and Performing Arts and Computer Science Department recognizes students who are dedicated, enthusiastic, and passionate about the arts and computer science. The students chosen by the department have established a record of academic achievement and high quality work in the visual and performing arts or computer science.

Lauren Roach, Visual Art 2D
Audrey Julien, Visual Art 2D
Celestina Dioso, Visual Art 3D
Sydney Lloyd, Visual Art Photo & Film
Karlie Seastrand, Theater
Kiera O’Connell, Theater
Katherine Blobner, Music
Rachel Gotvald, Music
Grace Hatfield, Computer Science
Lauren McGrath, Computer Science
Lauren Diaz, Herff Jones/California Yearbook Academy Award
Catherine DeVincenzi, National School Choral Award
Jordan Roberts, Semper Fidelis Band Award
Julianna Giammona, Company Cast Member of the Year
Emma Shaughnessy, Company Crew Member of the Year

Student Life

Each year, Campus Ministry acknowledges students who have lived their faith and the Mission of our school in extraordinary ways.

The student receiving the Dorothy Day Award has shown passion and commitment in the area of social justice at Carondelet High School, through social action and inviting others to consider the relevance of the Gospel in the issues of today’s world.

Chloe de Smedt, Dorothy Day Award

The student receiving the St. Teresa of Calcutta award has embraced the call to love God by loving others, however and wherever God leads.

Veronica Tagaloa, St. Teresa of Calcutta Award

The student receiving the St. Teresa of Avila award has shown outstanding leadership in Campus Ministry at Carondelet High School through a commitment to the liturgy and retreat programs and she is rooted in prayer.

Mollie Smith, St. Teresa of Avila Award
Emmy Dunn, St. Teresa of Avila Award

The student receiving the Sr. Eleanor Eagan award also seeks a faith life that is authentic, active and lovingly serves others.

Gaby Meza, Sr. Eleanor Eagan Award

The Leader of Heart award is given to those students nominated from the class moderators, faculty and staff that have made a true impact on our school. They are inclusive, spirited, positive, outgoing and a true leader in every sense of the word.

Brianna Rodriguez, Leader of Heart Freshman
Lucy McAfee, Leader of Heart Sophomore
Nora Schultz, Leader of Heart Junior
Sophia Freitas, Leader of Heart Senior
Sophia Riva, Leader of Heart Senior

The Charism Award depicts a student who represents our school’s mission and charism with the utmost sincerity of heart and sense of hospitality.

Lauren Rivera, Charism Award


Our Scholar Athlete of the year is presented to the most outstanding athlete of the 2019-2020 school year while maintaining a 3.75 GPA or higher during her season of sport. This award recognizes excellence in the classroom and on the playing field in season.

Kaitlyn Sheffield, Scholar Athlete of the Year

Our Student Athlete of the Year is presented to the most outstanding student athlete of the 2020-2021 school year. She is a confident and accomplished young woman who consistently pursues the highest levels of excellence.

Jayme Blackard, Student Athlete of the Year

National Merit Scholarship

Laura Bocek, National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Sophia Hermelin, National Merit Commended
Emma Rose Lowery, National Merit Commended

Mary Claire Davis, National Hispanic Recognition
Margaret Gomez, National Hispanic Recognition
Sophia Hermelin, National Hispanic Recognition
Sage Smith, National Hispanic Recognition

Academic Awards – College & Career

Grace Baer, Brandeis University Book Award
Cindy Cardenas, Brown University Book Award
Sarah Mitchell, Bryn Mawr College Book Award
Lily Madrigal, California Mathematics Council Certificate of Achievement
Kailee David, Centre College Fellows Scholarship Program
Gianna De Mayo, Columbia University Book Award
Sophie Cazares, Dartmouth Club Book Award
Sarah Parker, Villanova University
Lilly Frasca, George Washington University Book Award
Mollie Smith, Harvard Book Prize
Alexis Lutter-Lee, Miami University
Catherine DeVincenzi, National Choral Award
Ysabel Francesca Aguirre, Oberlin College Book Award
Katie Ellis, Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award from Chatham University
Naye Ramos, Randolph College Book Award
Zoe Ward, Saint Anselm College Book Award
Estrella Lopez, Saint Lawrence University Book Award
Lucy Jurow, Saint Michael’s College Book Award for Academic Achievement and Social Conscience
Kayla Ponce, Saint Michael’s College Book Award for Academic Achievement and Social Conscience
Nora Rodriguez, Smith College Book Award
Athena Lewis, The Rensselaer Medal from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of New York
Nicole Williams, United States Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award
Lauren Rivera, University of Pennsylvania Book Award
Elizabeth Chung, University of Rochester Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award
Angeline Brady, University of Rochester Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award in Humanities and Social Science
Megan Randall, University of Rochester George Eastman Young Leaders Award
Leah Hall, University of Rochester Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology
Angela Atis, US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award
Bobbie Baker, US Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award
Jordan Roberts, US Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence
Olivia Braulik, Wellesley College Book Award
Trinity Ellis, Wellesley College Book Award - English
Megan Ju, Wesleyan Book Award
Emmy Dunn, Williams College Book Award

15 seniors are being recognized as AP Scholars because they received scores of 3 or higher on 3 or more Advanced Placement exams.

Monica Antonio, AP Scholar
Giovanna Baldacci, AP Scholar
Jacqueline Brown, AP Scholar
Bianey Douglass, AP Scholar
Eva Eleftheriadis, AP Scholar
Margaret Gomez, AP Scholar
Claire Halim, AP Scholar
Eden Herrera, AP Scholar
Lindsey Huguet, AP Scholar
Natalie Ionescu, AP Scholar
Olivia Pinto, AP Scholar
Catherine Preciado, AP Scholar
Gabriella Riva, AP Scholar
Jillian Trilevsky, AP Scholar
Madeline Winter, AP Scholar

AP Scholar with Honor is granted to 5 seniors who received an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on 4 or more of these exams.

Francesca Arrigoni, AP Scholar with Honor
Danielle Baur, AP Scholar with Honor
Sophia Hermelin, AP Scholar with Honor
Lauren McGrath, AP Scholar with Honor
Marie O’Sullivan, AP Scholar with Honor

AP Scholar with Distinction is granted to 2 seniors who received an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on 5 or more of these exams.

Laura Bocek, AP Scholar with Distinction
EmmaRose Lowery, AP Scholar with Distinction

Jefferson Awards

Laura Bocek, Special Project Jefferson Award
Elizabeth Chung, Special Project Jefferson Award
Lauren McGrath, Special Project Jefferson Award
Eliana Sanderson, Special Project Jefferson Award
Jillian Trilevsky, Special Project Jefferson Award
Alison Worswick, Special Project Jefferson Award
Chloe deSmedt, Special Project Jefferson Award
Margaret Gomez, Special Project Jefferson Award
Sophie Hermelin, Special Project Jefferson Award
Lauren Rivera, Special Project Jefferson Award
QE Wackowksi, Continuous Service Jefferson Award
Kiki Rosson, Continuous Service Jefferson Award
Kristen Rizkalli, Continuous Service Jefferson Award
Kelsey Macauley, Continuous Service Jefferson Award


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