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The Woodstock Academy Class of 2021

The Woodstock Academy Commencement Exercises took place on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. on the Woodstock Common. The Woodstock Academy celebrated the graduation of over 200 students.

Senior class president, Clayton Singleton, welcomed classmates and guests.

Ethan Bove and Zhiyan Stella Du were honored as the co-valedictorians of the Class of 2021.

The Woodstock Academy’s most prestigious awards, the Yale Honor Cup and the Donald and Hope Williams Scholarships, were presented. Ciara MacKinnon and Riley Chapuis received the Yale Honor Cup. Zhiyan Stella Du and Ethan Bove received the Donald and Hope Williams Scholarship.

Sophia Mawson addressed her fellow graduates with an adaptation of her first-place essay, “Unity with Tranquility,” from the Kathryn Robertson Essay Contest. The award is one of the highest academic honors a writer can achieve at The Woodstock Academy and was established in memory of Kathryn Robertson, English Department Chair at The Woodstock Academy from 1948 to 1963.

Emma Heimgartner ’22, The Woodstock Academy’s first Poet Laureate, presented her original poem “New Dawn.”

In addition to meeting the requirements necessary to receive a Woodstock Academy diploma, graduates were recognized for grade point averages deserving of summa cum laude, magna cum laude, cum laude, as well as membership in eleven distinct honor societies.

The Woodstock Academy Class of 2021

Alexia Taylor Adams 3, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

Michael D. Adams

Pipeloluwa Roland Ajayi

Kyle W. Alcy

Daimler Krishjanis Aleksjuks

Emily N. Anderson

Hunter Bradye Anderson 18

Brian R. Antunes 17

Nicholas Stewart Apley

Livia M. Armstrong 4, 7, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17

Kaylee R. Arpin

Emma-Leigh Josephine Arsenault

Jacob Aseltine

Ethan William Aspiras 3, 12, 13, 14, 15

Emma Barrett Auker 4, 12, 14

Trey L. Ayotte

Zachary A. Banning

Tyler James Barrett

Nicola R. Bastien

Iris Rosemary Bazinet

Hunter Mark Beaudreault

Sierra Michelle Bedard 13

Kathleen A. Ben

Kimberley J. Bennett

Aden Berthiaume

Rianna Terry-Elexus Bessios

Tabitha Jeannette Bezanson 4, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Cedric Joffre William Bilica

Timothy Robert Billings

Kaitlin R. Birlin

Liam Thomas Blanchflower 15

Luke Allen Boardman

Glenn Greene Boies

Amanda F. Bond

Ethan Daniel Bove 1, 3, 11, 12, 14, 16

Matthew Daniel Brady 5, 17

Steven Bratu

Katelin Briere 17

Logan James Brock 3, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17

Zachary F. Brody

Abigail Elizabeth Brown 17

Jacob Daniel Brown 6

Isaac Budd

Emmalyn Linda Bunker

Charles Jonah Burrows

Kaelyn Amber Bushey

Nicholas A. Caggiano

Eshete Calvo

Rachel Leigh Canedy

Yuxin Cao

Ashley Marie Carpenter

Justin R. Cave

Amanda Carolyn Cerrone

Riley Peter Chapuis 3, 6, 12

Stefan K. Chervenkov 8

Demosthenes Konstantinos Chrisovechotis

Nickolas Alan Chubbuck 18

Emily Rita Condon 14, 15

Sara Qiuyu Cotillo Soria

Sydney A. Michelina Cournoyer 3, 12, 13, 14

Sydney Diane Couture 3, 7, 12, 13, 16, 17

Christian Lee Cudworth

Cody Shawn Currie

Emma R. Curtis

Hannah Marie Darigan 3, 12, 14, 16

Julia Churchill Dearborn 3, 9

Alexander Blake Dehler

Sarah Alexandra Delaney

Thursten Wallace Delaney

Connor Chase Dexter

Arianna Di Domizio

Jackson Riley Dias 4, 14

Andrew Nicholas Dilko 18

Charles Alex Dimock

Stella M. DiPippo 3, 12, 14

Estella Mae Douglas 5

Riley Patrick Douglas

Oliver Bushnell Driscoll 9, 14

Zhiyan Du 1, 3, 7, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16

Eliza J. Dutson 5, 13, 14

Raymond Espinal-Guzman

Adrian Thomas Essex

Adam Charles Exley

Guerin Brad Favreau 8, 13

Jocelyn Emma Foisey

Chloe A. Forsten

Joel Seth Gagnon

Kileigh Niland Gagnon 4, 13, 16

Zipeng Gao

Gabriella May Garbutt 4, 13

William J. Gaug

Huck Gelhaus

Gabriel Eugene Geyer 3

Da’shon Gittens

Grace Anne Gronski 4, 12, 14, 16

Colby Groves 4, 17

Kaden Robinson Gucwa

Giana Raffaela Guida

Ashley Nicole Guillot 4, 12, 14

Lillian Mae Hagerman

Amanda Ann Hair 10, 17

Caleb Edward Hall 3

Ryan Joseph Hansen

Chelsea Christine Harda

JiaHao He

Cierra Louise Heersink

Kwesi Kamau Harold Henry

Jacob William Hernandez 5

Yago Herrera Moreno de Acevedo

Richard D. Hickson

Emma Kerry Hovestadt 3, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16

Joey Ignacio 3, 14, 16

Travis J. Jewell

Andrew Barry Johnson

Noah Jeffrey Keaten 17

Keegan J. Kelleher 17

Megan E. Kelly

Hailey M. Kerouack

Avery Clayton Killingsworth

Taeoh Kim 18

Hailey Helena-Horniak Klar

Dominick Kollbeck

Kelsey Paige Kosior

Brynn Avery Kusnarowis 3, 12, 13, 14, 16

Dylan Jakob LaBrecque

Kaily Elizabeth LaChapelle 4, 13, 14

Jadyn LaFlamme 17

Isabelle R. Lanoue

Amelia Carey Large

Hannah R. Laurens

Re Lee

Wonwook Lee

Cassandra Ann Leighton

Caitlin Elizabeth LeSage 3, 14, 16

Mackenzie Leveille 5

Aochen Li 3, 10, 11, 12, 14

Jerry Lin

Skyla Grace Lindell

Ishaan Lingayat

Colin Liscomb

Samuel Steven Listro

Hanna Jane Longwell 3, 7, 12, 14, 15, 16

Angela Lu 3, 12, 14

Brandon Maciolek 18

Ciara Maeve MacKinnon 3, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16

Avery Kate MacNeil 5, 16

Harriet Rachel Majek 4, 7, 12, 14, 15

Nathan Majewski

Marco Bañolas Maluf 3, 11, 12

Matthew David Marshall 6

Samuel D. Massey 3, 8, 12, 14

Jessie Lin Masterson

Sophia Lorraine Mawson 3, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17

Marissa Jacquelyn Mayhew

Emily Catherine McClure 4, 12, 14, 16

Lexi Amaya McCullough-Murphy

Lucy K. McDermott

Kathleen Annette McDowell

Ella Joy McMahon

Jonah N. McNamara

Francis Patrick McNerney

Stephanos Jack Menounos

Alina C. Michalski 8, 13, 15

Emme Laurenne Miglietta

Electra Sophia-Renee Migneault

Gavin Michael Miller

Carly J. Millette

Colby Thomas Mills

Karissa H. Minkema 8

Bailey Kathleen Mitchell 3

Isah Mohammed

Miguel Angel Morales

Macey Lynne Morse

Salwa Naveed 5, 15

Kamden Nelson

Anais Emma Newall-Vuillemot

Nikita Nezhin

Edward John Niejadlik

Katelynn E. Niejadlik

Ian Scott Nielson

Zachary Kenneth Niemann

Jacob Alexander Niemiec

Aedan Robert-Thomas Noel 18

Giovanni T. Nuccio

Ashley Morgan Nunes 3, 7, 12, 15

Meaghan Jane O’Brien 5, 12, 16, 17

Alissa Rae O’Connor

Molly O’Connor 15, 16

Evan David Odorski

Nathan A. Olson

Olivia Mae Ott 5, 7, 12, 13

Avery Richard Pajak

Aidan Anthony Pappas

Xavier Lee Parker

Alyssa A. Patel

Lily Song Patenaude 4, 6, 7

Deziree Marie Patridge

Melanie Pazienza 8

John Forster Peabody 3, 12, 14, 15

Alexa Katerina Pechie 15

Sebastian Isaah Pelletier

Payton A. Peterson 18

Eric Phongsa

James Phongsa

Violet Pietrowski

Maria Fernanda Pires Trevisan

Dylan Michael Ponkala

Dante T. Poth

Megan Beatrice Preston 3, 7, 12, 13, 15, 16

Gillian N. Price

Isabella Rosemarie Price

Arriel N. Quant

Connor J. Quinn 3, 11, 14

Maxwell Jeffrey Racicot 5, 15

Haven Marie Renshaw 17

Brandon Russell Richards

Owen T. Ritzau 3, 8, 11

Jeremy Samuel Romano

Luke R. Rossi 18

Nicholas James Round

Asier Ruiz

Taegon Ryu 4

Avery Francis Sabrowski

Elijah William Saine 10

Noah Converse Salsich 3, 8, 12, 13, 14

Ida Aminata Sanders 3, 16

Maria Santucci 3, 7, 13, 14, 15, 16

Peyton Grace Saracina

Gavin M. Savoie

Chayton Frederick Scheuritzel

Adam M. Schimmelpfennig 5

Alexa M. Schimmelpfennig 3, 8, 12

Heather Grace Schofield 3, 11, 12, 14

Quinn Murphy Schuler

Alyssa Mary Jean Sharrow 17

Kyra Marie Shaw

Madeline J. Silbermann 3, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15

Suzanne E. Silbermann 4, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15

Clayton Warren Singleton 3, 7, 8, 12, 15, 17

Benjamin James Sivertsen

Emily Rose Skellett

Christina M. Skellinger

Meghan Terri Yayun Slate 3, 6, 17

Alexander Jamal Smith

Colin Shea Smith 3, 12

Donovan P. Sokolovsky

Aleksa Stevanovic

Brinn A. Stimans

Dominic Isaiah Strother

Mya Symington-St.John 3, 7, 11, 14, 15, 16

Sybaljan Azizovna Tahirova 3, 7, 11, 14, 15, 16

Logan Arthur Talbot

Sarah Tavares 7

Nicole A. Terjesen 3, 16

Jake Paul Tingley 18

Steisi Topalli 3

Mallory Ann Tyimok 5, 7, 12, 14, 15

Alexandra R. Vaida 3, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16

Rockwell Valentine 3, 10, 12, 14, 17

Ibo Luis Villanueva

Kassidy Ann Walden

Allison R. Wall

Mengqi Wang

Eli Matthew Werstler 3, 12, 14, 16

Caroline Sue Wilcox 4, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

Alexander Jaffe Williams 3, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17

Alex Wojciechowski

Wesley James Woronecki, Awarded Postumously

Yuhang Yang

Jiacheng Ying

Alise Grace Yonush

Ethan Michael Young

Alexis Reagan Zagrodny

Hongli Zhang 8

Jialei Zhang 4

Dmitrii Zinchenko

 

Honor Codes

1. Valedictorian

2. Salutatorian

3. Summa cum laude

4. Magna cum laude

5. Cum laude

6. Chinese National Honor Society

7. English National Honor Society

8. German National Honor Society

9. Italian National Honor Society

10. Latin National Honor Society

11. Math National Honor Society

12. National Honor Society

13. Scholar-Athlete Honor Society

14. Science National Honor Society

15. Social Studies National Honor Society

16. Spanish National Honor Society

17. Tri-M Music Honor Society

18. Military

 

The Woodstock Academy is an independent, day and boarding, co-educational, college preparatory high school for grades 9–12 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.