Megan Hughes (’20), who earned several awards, participated in three sports this year. ((Photo Credit: Adriana James-Rodil/Achona Online))
Megan Hughes (’20), who earned several awards, participated in three sports this year.

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The Underclassmen are Decorated with Awards at the Honors Convocation

May 22, 2019

On Wednesday, May 21, the annual Honors Convocation was held in the Brady Center with AHN students, faculty, and family members. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors were recognized and given awards and scholarships for their academics, athletics, extracurriculars, and more.

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Jessica Lamm, a Math and Computer Science teacher, said, “Clare sets an example for others with her capacity to show empathy to others and receive empathy.”

The 2019 Honors Convocation Awards and Scholarships included:

Student Council Member of the Year

Reagan Finch (’20)

Anne Franke Humanitarian Award

Madeleine Gallagher (’20)

American Legion Girls State

Mei Lamison (’20) and Josslyn Payne (’20)

American Legion 5 Post

Amelia Traviesa (’20)

Dartmouth College Book Award

Megan Hughes (’20)

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The Honors Convocation is held eat the end of every year in which the majority of the awards are given to the students of the junior class. This year, there are 123 juniors.

General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Award (only five in the state of Florida)

Megan Hughes (’20)

High Point University Junior Scholars Program

Megan Corrigan (’20), Lauren Lamoutte (’20), Payne, Amanda Rogas (’20), Samantha Weaver (’20)

George Washington University Book Award

Lauren Lamoutte (’20)

Lasalle College Book Award

Kara Kivenas (’20)

Princeton University Book Award

Isabelle Addison (’20)

St Michaels Book Award

Katelyn Chau (’20) and Lauren Jones (’20)

Smith College Book Award

Lorraine Johnson (’20)

St Lawrence University Book Award

Reagan Finch (’20)

University of Virginia Jefferson Book Award

Kara Pettit (’20)

Mayor’s Youth Corp

Lauren Jones (’20), Maggie Jaap (’20), Isabella Machado (’22), Elizabeth Paparo (’21)


Rachel Brown (’20)

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Cuttle said, “I was really surprised. I was not expecting that, and it really warmed my heart, and it makes me happy that people thought of me, and I’m really grateful.”

Hugh O’Brien Leadership Award

Clare Grammig (’21)

Total Student Service Hours


2 Sport Varsity

Amanda Rogas (’20)

The University of Rochester Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award Program in the Humanities & Social Sciences

Mei Lamison (’20)

University of Rochester George Eastman Young Leaders Program

Caroline Lamoureux (’20)

University of Rochester Xerox Award for Innovation & Information Technology

Megan Corrigan (’20)

Scholarships for Next Year

Robert Kevin Walsh Award (creative writing): Mei Lamison (’20)

Robert Kevin Walsh Award (visual arts): Sophia Montilla (’20)

Helen Skelly Scholarship

Megan Hughes (’20)

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As always, the Honors Convocation ended with singing Academy’s Alma Mater.

Holy Names Alumni Association

Sister Marie Irene Brunelle Memorial Scholarship

Samantha Cuttle (’20)

AHN Faculty/Staff Scholarship

Mary Kelly Cardillo (’20)

Kara Kivenas (’20)

The Light Foundation Scholarship

Clare Grammig (’21) and Katelyn Chau (’20)

Student Selected

Freshman of the Year: Arianna Cortes (’22)

Sophomore of the Year: Amelia Cuttle (’21)

Junior of the Year: Tress Jacobs (’20)

Cuttle, who earned Sophomore of the Year, said, “I thought it [the Honors Convocation] was really well done. I remember last year I felt like it was so much longer, but this year I thought it was more concise. I think all the people they invited to come and speak and give out awards were really awesome, and I think everybody who won was really cool.”

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