Autumn Morrell ’09, was honored as the First Coast News “Athlete of the Week.” She has excelled in soccer, volleyball and track at ESJ. She also has won student of the year in Drama, Photography, English, and Science all while maintaining a 3.8 GPA.
Congratulations to our alumni who were inducted in the Episcopal School of Jacksonville Cum Laude Society: Ally Taylor ’09, Alex Oakley ’10, Matthew Moore ’10, and Elizabeth Smithwick ’09. The Cum Laude Society recognizes academic achievement in secondary schools for the purpose of promoting excellence (Areté), justice (Diké) and honor (Timé).
Congratulations to Elizabeth Smithwick ’09, who received the Honors in Ceramics award at Episcopal School of Jacksonville. She also received Certificates of Excellence for being in the top 5% of students taking AP Statistics and AP Physics. She has also won many awards at the State Science Fairs over the past few years.
Shelby Gregory ’09, has earned eight varsity letters in two sports during her time at Episcopal School of Jacksonville. She served as a team captain for both sports and was a key reason why her teams were both able to put together strong regular seasons this year. In previous seasons she helped lead her teams to a district championship and two regional playoff appearances. One of her coaches commented: “As a member of our softball and girls’ basketball programs, she was awarded each team’s teamwork and sportsmanship award. She continuously encourages teammates while working to make herself the best she can be.”
Carlton Higby ’09, a Senior at Bolles, was selected as one of 34 recipients of the Jefferson Scholarship from the University of Virginia. Winners of the Jefferson Scholarship receive the full cost of attending UVA and undergo a rigorous, highly competitive, multi-stage selection process. This year, out of the 1,701 students nominated for the scholarship, 116 finalists were invited to take part in this five-day competition, which included seminar discussions, essay and mathematics examinations, as well as a final round of interviews conducted by UVA alumni and faculty.
Also, Carlton was the Co-Captain of the Bolles Brain-Brawl Team which finished second out of sixteen teams at the Duval County Competition.