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2021-2022 Academic Honors & Awards
Jennah Dunham

Asheville School recognized students for special recognitions and academic achievements last Friday, May 28 at the Senior and End of the Year Awards Ceremony. 


2021-2022 Special Recognitions

The George Jackson Prize for the Outstanding Member of the Sixth Form: Martha Plaehn '22
The Chase Ambler, Jr. Award for Service to the School: Mary Wells Letson '22
The Lewis Honor Council Award: Luke Berry '22
The Michalove Award in Drama: Jimmy Deaton '22
The W. Bryant Wellons Award for Achievement in the Performing Arts: Jake Bernstein '22
Gene Dunning Tyrer Equestrian Award: Leah Alberga '22
James G. Hollandsworth Mountaineering Award: Mary Wells Letson '22
The Joseph A. Riggs, Jr. Award for Best Female Athlete: Halle Perry '22
David R. Millard, Jr. Award for Best Male Athlete: Rayden Aphayvong '22
The Gene M. Hamilton Award for Sportsmanship: Martha Plaehn '22
The Harvard Book Prize: Sasho Yang '23
The Ranking Scholar of the Sixth Form: Martha Plaehn '22

Academic Awards

Humanities
Outstanding Four-Year Performance in the Humanities: Martha Plaehn '22
American Studies - Literature: Andrew Tashie, Jr. '22
American Studies - History: Mary Wells Letson '22                 

Mathematics
Advanced Topics in Mathematics: Kevin Jones '22
Statistics - Applied: Ada Brown '22                   
Honors Precalculus: Vincent Mueller '22                                                   

Science
Second Year Physics: Kevin Jones '22                                                              
Environmental Science: Connor Smith '22                                                          
Anatomy and Physiology: Halle Perry '22                                                     

World Language
Spanish IV Honors: Lulu Hettleman '22                                                               
French Literature: Peter Pan '22                                                                   
Excellence in World Languages Prize: Peter Pan '22
This prize recognizes Peter Pan’s outstanding strides in language mastery. He has excelled in the study of both French and Spanish, taking each advanced course offered in both languages in addition to international immersion and extensive individual study.   His dedication to and love of language will serve him as a global citizen with a willingness to communicate and understand cultures from around the world.  

The Cum Laude Society

The Asheville School Chapter of the Cum Laude Society is honored to induct the following members for their academic excellence, good character, honor, and integrity in all aspects of school life.

  • Jake Bernstein '22
  • Katherine Chay '22
  • Coco He '22
  • Javon Huang '22
  • Kevin Jones '22
  • Wonjoon Lee '22
  • Mary Wells Letson '22
  • Park McIntosh '22
  • Emma Kate McCann '22
  • Bill Park '22
  • Martha Plaehn '22
  • Henry Russell '22
  • Patrick Sleater '22
  • Connor Smith '22
  • Andrew Tashie, Jr. '22
  • Caroline Vo '22
     

The Senior Demonstration

The Jack W. Bonner IV Senior Demonstration Prizes honor Mr. Bonner for his extraordinary commitment to his students and to the senior demonstration program and are awarded to those sixth formers who earn High Commendation. Receiving High Commendation for their Senior Demonstrations are:

  • Jake Bernstein '22
  • Lulu Hettleman '22
  • Mary Wells Letson '22
  • Henry Ley '22
  • Simon Martin '22
  • Emma Kate McCann '22
  • Ava McClinton '22
  • Sophie Moseley '22
  • Bill Park '22
  • Martha Plaehn '22
  • Henry Russell '22
  • Patrick Sleater '22
  • Connor Smith '22
  • Caroline Vo '22
  • Pria Wakefield '22
     

The following students have received commendation for their work on the Senior Demonstration:

  • Katherine Chay '22
  • Roisin Darby '22
  • Kaitlyn Horgan '22
  • Javon Huang '22
  • Kevin Jones '22
  • Aarohi Khamar '22
  • Julian Kotara '22
  • Eleanor Peters '22
  • Katherine Queen '22
  • Andrew Tashie, Jr. '22

Scholar Athlete Awards

Receiving a Gold Pin for lettering in three sports while earning high academic honors:

  • Halle Perry '22
  • Martha Plaehn '22
  • Connor Smith '22
     

Receiving a Silver Pin for lettering in three sports while earning academic honors:

  • Henry Russell '22
     

World Language Certificate of Distinction

The World Language Certificate of Distinction is awarded to recognize seniors whose dedication to the study of modern language is evidenced by four years of language study and academic excellence in the classroom.

  • Caroline Vo '22
  • Andrew Tashie, Jr. '22
  • Halle Perry '22
  • Peter Pan '22
  • Sophie Moseley '22
  • Ava McClinton '22
  • EK McCann '22
  • Simon Martin '22
  • Mary Wells Letson '22
  • Javon Huang '22
  • Lulu Hettleman '22
  • Jimmy Deaton '22
  • Jake Bernstein '22
  • Leah Alberga '22