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Academic Convocation

On October 5, The Woodstock Academy held the annual Academic Convocation, an awards ceremony recognizing student academic achievements from the 2020-2021 school year. Students received awards for accomplishments in fine arts, chemistry, entrepreneurship, world languages, and a plethora of other courses offered at The Academy, as well as special awards and distinctions. 26 students were recognized as AP Scholars for performance on AP tests. Zoe Botta, from Woodstock, received the honor of Undergraduate Who Has Done The Most For The Academy.

Recipients and their awards:

Jai Abrams: AP Scholar with Honor, Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Engineering Robotics; Ethan Adams: Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Engineering Robotics; Amber Ahearn: Outstanding Achievement in The Developing Child; Linsey Arends: AP Scholar, Outstanding Achievement in Mandarin 3; John Armstrong: AP Scholar; Stella Atchinson: Outstanding Achievement in Introduction to Musical Theatre; Annarose Avery: High Achievement in Latin 3, High Achievement in Latin 5, High Achievement in Modern US History; Roman Azzolino: High Achievement in Spanish 2 CP; Trey Barrett: High Achievement in 3D Animation; Ava Basak: High Achievement in Weight Training; Vicente Bastura: High Achievement in Architectural Design; Claire Beck: High Achievement in Algebra 1, High Achievement in English 1, High Achievement in General Health, High Achievement in Honors Foundations of Science, High Achievement in Modern World History, Outstanding Achievement in German 1; Sasha Becker: AP Scholar; Alison Benoit: High Achievement in Personal Finance; Morgan Bentley: Outstanding Achievement in Family Foods & Nutrition; Aurissa Boardman: Outstanding Achievement in Introduction to Computer Science; Morgan Bonin: Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 4 ECC; Zoe Botta: AP Scholar with Honor, High Achievement in Honors Chemistry, Outstanding Achievement in Latin 3, Undergraduate Who Has Done The Most For The Academy; Carah Bruce: High Achievement in History of Rock and Roll, Outstanding Achievement in Drawing 1; Lauren Brule: High Achievement in Multicultural Food, High Achievement in Yoga, Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 2 HON; Sophia Bulan: Outstanding Achievement in Multicultural Food; Alyson Bunning: Outstanding Achievement in Unified Music; Paige Campbell: 20 x 30 Winner, Outstanding Achievement in CP Chemistry, Outstanding Achievement in Digital Drawing; Leah Castle: Outstanding Achievement in Ceramics 1; Ella Chabot: 20 x 30 Winner; Murphy Chace: High Achievement in Exploring Multimedia; Annabella Chaves: Outstanding Achievement in Honors Forensic Science; Victoria Checko: High Achievement in Personal Finance; Daniel Chenail: High Achievement in CP Biology; Mitchell Child: High Achievement in Game Design; Grace Chouinard: Outstanding Achievement in CP Forensic Science; Matthew Chuck: High Achievement in Music Technology & Production 1; Anthony Cimmino: High Achievement in Multicultural Food; Rocco Corrado: High Achievement in Game Design; Mykela Cote: High Achievement in Honors Biology; Emily Cournoyer: High Achievement in Honors Foundations of Science, Outstanding Achievement in Latin 1; Ava Coutu: High Achievement in Introduction to Careers; Gabrielle Couture: Outstanding Achievement in Algebra 2, Outstanding Achievement in English 2; Shannon Cunniff: High Achievement in Latin 2; James D'Alleva-Bochain: Outstanding Achievement in ACC Biology 1; Mia Dang: Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 4 HON; Alexis Danila: High Achievement in Guitar 2; Leah Danis: High Achievement in Mixed Chorus; Taylor Danner: High Achievement in CP Biology, High Achievement in Introduction to Musical Theatre, High Achievement in Spanish 2 HON; Carolina DaSilva: Outstanding Achievement in Italian 2; Ella Davis: High Achievement in Honors Chemistry, Outstanding Achievement in Latin 5; Kirsten Deorsey: High Achievement in Honors Biology; Gavin Driscoll: High Achievement in German 2; Henry Driscoll: AP Scholar; Emmaline Ebbeling: Outstanding Achievement in Sociology; Ella Favreau: Outstanding Achievement in Art Remix, Outstanding Achievement in Mandarin 2; Lennon Favreau: High Achievement in Honors Biology, High Achievement in Spanish 3 HON; Aiden Finch: High Achievement in Honors Foundations of Science; Atticus Finch: Outstanding Achievement in AP Computer Science; Campbell Fraser: Outstanding Achievement in English 1, Outstanding Achievement in General Health, Outstanding Achievement in Mixed Chorus; Aiden Gagnon: High Achievement in CP Foundations of Science, High Achievement in Honors Biology; Sean Gasperini: First Year Math Award - Highest Ranking Freshman in Math; Emily Goodell: 20 x 30 Winner; Marrin Gorgone: High Achievement in CP Chemistry; Bryson Gould: High Achievement in Exploring Multimedia; Chance Graley: High Achievement in American Government & Politics, Outstanding Achievement in Piano 1, Outstanding Achievement in Team Sports; Olivia Grant: High Achievement in Honors Chemistry; Tyler Green: Outstanding Achievement in ST Chemistry; Kylie Gregory: Outstanding Achievement in History of Rock and Roll; Matthew Griffin: High Achievement in Personal Finance; Madelyn Groves: AP Scholar; Liam Hagan: AP Scholar with Honor, High Achievement in Music Fundamentals ACC, High Achievement in Precalculus; Samuel Hagan: AP Scholar, Outstanding Achievement in Chorale; Colin Hamilton: 20 x 30 Winner; Ryan Hanlon: Outstanding Achievement in Exploring Multimedia; Caroline Harris: Outstanding Achievement in Algebra 1; Sydney Haskins: American History Award, AP Scholar; Cameron Heath: High Achievement in Guitar 2; Emma Heimgartner: AP Scholar, DAR History Award, High Achievement in Honors Chemistry, Outstanding Achievement in Italian 4; Jada Hernandez: Math Achievement Award, Outstanding Achievement in CP Foundations of Science; Sophia Hernandez: High Achievement in Art 1; Sergio Herrera Moreno de Acevedo: Outstanding Achievement in Architectural Design; Halie Hoffman: Outstanding Achievement in Italian 1; Ian Hoffman: Outstanding Achievement in Music Technology & Production 1; Isabel Hull: High Achievement in Art 1, High Achievement in College Accounting; Olivia Hull: High Achievement in College Accounting; Aleena Jafar-DeCesare: High Achievement in English 2, Outstanding Achievement in Glee Club; Brian Jameson: High Achievement in Precalculus; Yunseo Jeon: High Achievement in English 2, High Achievement in Honors Foundations of Biology, High Achievement in Precalculus; Ricky Jessurun: 20 x 30 Winner, High Achievement in Drawing 1; Cade Jones: High Achievement in Honors Foundations of Science; Nathan Joseph: High Achievement in American Government & Politics, Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 1 CP; Esmeralda Kasneci: High Achievement in American Government & Politics; Anna Kellermann: High Achievement in Honors Chemistry, Outstanding Achievement in Early Childhood Education, Outstanding Achievement in Honors Environmental Science; Emma Kerr: High Achievement in Modern World History; Dayeon Kim: High Achievement in Algebra 2, Outstanding Achievement in Geometry; Hannah Kim: AP Scholar with Honor, High Achievement in English 3, Outstanding Achievement in AP Macroeconomics, Outstanding Achievement in Calculus AB, Trinity College Book Award; Taewoo Kim: Outstanding Achievement in Guitar 1; Joel Koleszar: High Achievement in Spanish 1 CP, Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 2 CP; Avery Kollbeck: Outstanding Achievement in General Physical Education; James Koproski: High Achievement in 3D Animation; Emma Korsu: High Achievement in AP Computer Science; Corinne LaMontagne: High Achievement in Honors Foundations of Science; Keenan LaMontagne: AP Scholar, High Achievement in Introduction to Engineering CAD; Ava Lanoue: High Achievement in Glee Club; Thai Le: High Achievement in Advanced Engineering Robotics; Annika LeBoeuf: 20 x 30 Winner, Outstanding Achievement in Drawing 2 ACC, Outstanding Sophomore Artist; Curtis Lefebvre: Outstanding Achievement in 3D Animation; Kanxu Lin: High Achievement in CP Chemistry, High Achievement in Modern US History; Seamus Lippy: High Achievement in Entrepreneurship; Elizabeth Lovrien: AP Scholar, Outstanding Achievement in German 2; Sarah Lucas: Outstanding Achievement in Honors Psychology; Megan Lucier: High Achievement in CP Chemistry; Leila MacKinnon: High Achievement in Multicultural Food; Carter MacNeil: Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 3 CP; Phoenix MacRae: High Achievement in Modern World History; Jillian Marcotte: High Achievement in The Developing Child, Outstanding Achievement in Pastry & Baking; Ksenija Martinovic: Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship; Olivia Mawson: Outstanding Achievement in Weight Training; Kaden McCullough-Murphy: High Achievement in CP Biology; Samantha McDowell: High Achievement in General Health, High Achievement in German 1; Madison McMahon: High Achievement in Spanish 2 HON; Bryn Miller: High Achievement in ACC Biology 1, High Achievement in Spanish 3 HON; Abigail Morin: 20 x 30 Winner, High Achievement in Spanish 2 HON, Outstanding Achievement in AP American Government & Politics, Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 3 Hon; Kayleigh Murray: High Achievement in General Health, High Achievement in Spanish 1 HON; Sofia Murray: AP Scholar with Distinction, Outstanding Achievement in College Accounting; Magdalena Myslenski: Outstanding Achievement in Symphonic Band; Elias Newall-Vuillemot: High Achievement in ACC Biology 2; Cang Nguyen: High Achievement in Algebra 1, High Achievement in CP Foundations of Science; Gianna Nichols: High Achievement in Chorale; Cormac Nielsen: High Achievement in Geometry, High Achievement in Spanish 1 HON; Ellie Nunes: Outstanding Achievement in Yoga; Ryan Odorski: High Achievement in Honors Chemistry, Outstanding Achievement in Personal Finance; Paige Owens: High Achievement in English 2, High Achievement in Geometry, Outstanding Achievement in AP Biology 2; Noah Page: High Achievement in Art Remix, Outstanding Achievement in Sports Management, Outstanding Achievement in Sports Medicine; Dominic Pascale: High Achievement in Introduction to Computer Science; Dhruvi Patel: AP Scholar; Oliver Pendelton: AP Scholar; Brynn Perry: High Achievement in Art 1; Tegan Perry: AP Scholar; Khoa Phan: High Achievement in Algebra 2; Evan Pimental: AP Scholar; John Pokorny: Gettysburg Book Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Honors Chemistry; Xuemei Qu: High Achievement in Algebra 2; Kylie Quercia: High Achievement in Piano 1; Amelia Racicot: High Achievement in Family Foods & Nutrition; David Ramos: AP Scholar with Distinction, Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 5 AP/ECE; Lucas Reardon: 20 x 30 Winner; Hans Rhynhart: AP Scholar, Connecticut College Book Award, High Achievement in Yoga, Outstanding Achievement in German 3; Wyatt Robbie: High Achievement in American Government & Politics, Outstanding Achievement in Concert Band, Outstanding Achievement in Precalculus; Natalie Romano: High Achievement in American Government & Politics, High Achievement in Honors Biology; Mia Ruggeri: High Achievement in Latin 1, High Achievement in Modern US History; Noelle Sallum: High Achievement in CP Biology; Noah Sampson: High Achievement in Spanish 1 HON; Deven Santa Cruz: Outstanding Achievement in World Cultures; Robert Saraidarian: Outstanding Achievement in Music Technology & Production 2; Matthew Saunders: Math Achievement Award; Julia Scandalito: Outstanding Achievement in Introduction to Careers; Sydney Schuler: AP Scholar; Skylar Scott: Outstanding Achievement in ST Foundations of Science; Graham Scribner: Outstanding Achievement in Game Design; Jonathan Sebastian: High Achievement in Honors Biology; Lillian Sharpe: High Achievement in American Government & Politics, High Achievement in Honors Biology, High Achievement in Introduction to Engineering CAD, Outstanding Achievement in Spanish 1 HON; Ava Simoes: Outstanding Achievement in Art 1, Outstanding Freshman Artist; Eliza Simpson: AP Scholar; Adeline Smith: AP Scholar with Honor, Harvard Book Award, High Achievement in Calculus AB, High Achievement in ECE Calculus, High Achievement in Spanish 3 HON, Outstanding Achievement in Biotechnology, Outstanding Achievement in English 3; Jonathan Smith: High Achievement in Modern US History; Megan Smith: High Achievement in Honors Foundations of Science; Isabella Sorrentino: 20 x 30 Winner, High Achievement in Art 2d/3d; Arthur Soucy: High Achievement in Spanish 2 HON; Caira Stevens: High Achievement in Honors Biology; Conor Stewart: AP Scholar with Distinction, National Merit Scholarship Competition Semifinalist, Outstanding Achievement in AP US History, Outstanding Achievement in Calculus BC, Outstanding Achievement in ECE Statistics, Outstanding Achievement in Music Fundamentals ACC; Silas Strandson: High Achievement in German 3; Isabel Sumner: Outstanding Achievement in Art 2d/3d; Jack Sumner: High Achievement in Introduction to Engineering CAD; Xin Sun: High Achievement in CP Biology, High Achievement in Geometry, High Achievement in Guitar 1; Jonathan Surowaniec: High Achievement in German 4; Thao To: Outstanding Achievement in ECE Calculus; Daniel Torres: High Achievement in Honors Chemistry; Jacqueline Trudeau: 20 x 30 Winner; Ainslie Tschamler: 20 x 30 Winner, AP Scholar, Achievement in Studio Art, Outstanding Junior Artist; Ainsley Viano: High Achievement in Honors Chemistry, Outstanding Achievement in German 4; Shaun Wall: Outstanding Achievement in Conversational Spanish; Norman Warcholik: High Achievement in CP Chemistry; Tyler Warren: AP Scholar, Outstanding Achievement in Introduction to Engineering CAD; Grayson Webber: AP Scholar; Zachary White: AP Scholar with Honor; Violet Young: High Achievement in Symphonic Band; Christian Zellweger: High Achievement in Introduction to Computer Science.

 

The Woodstock Academy is an independent, day and boarding, co-educational, college preparatory high school for grades 9–I2 and postgraduates located in Woodstock, CT. The mission of The Woodstock Academy is to prepare all students by providing diverse opportunities through a rigorous curriculum and a variety of programs in order to cultivate the necessary skills to become lifelong learners and global citizens.