Congratulations to the award winners in the senior class who were honored for their accomplishments. We're so proud of your commitment to excellence.
The Trustees' Award recognizes the graduate with the highest cumulative grade point average.
The Faculty Prize is awarded to two members of the senior class, who through effort and character, scholarship, arts and athletics, have best demonstrated the ideas and spirit of LJCDS.
Nicholas Doupsas and Lauren Ziment
Class of 2020 Department Awards
Design & Innovation: Nicole Prescott Humanities: Sofia Besharati and Sydney Strawn Mathematics:Revyn Kim Science:Nicholas Doupsas and Nikita Nair World Language: Juliet Welk
La Jolla Country Day School Awards
Amy Marie Watkins Memorial Creative Writing Award: Danielle Amir-Lobel
Amy Marie Watkins Poetry Contest Winners: Walter Chen, Michelle Coad, Lauren Miller and Anna Sassine Balmer Award for Citizenship: Gabriella "Gabi" Grasso Darla G. Cox New Student Award:Tavisha Khanna Deora Bodley Alumni Association Award for Service:Michelle Coad and Blaire Koman Donald L. Leavenworth Award: Philippa "Pip" Lewis Don Ings Award in Science and Engineering:Ruslana Fogler Grover Fang Jr. Award: Ethan "EJ" Kreutzmann Kenner Michael Spirit Award:Henry Little The Rostam Reifschneider Endowed Award for Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Nathaniel "Nano" Goldman Timothy M. Burns Award: Sydney Strawn
Head of School Award
The Head of School Award recognizes the graduate with the second highest cumulative grade point average.
Cassidy Wechter and Wendy Yang
National Merit Scholarship
Nikita Nair Jiayi Ruan Matthew Wirtz Wendy Yang
Arts and Athletic Awards
Amy Marie Watkins Memorial Performing Arts Award:Pierre Cozic
Athlete of the Year Award: Ethan "EJ" Kreutzmann and Te-Hina Paopao Band: Gabriella "Gabi" Grasso Caleb Goh Dance Award: Huiyu "Victoria" Hu and Jinglei "Stella" Zhang Country Day Arts Alliance Award:Tayla Grainger Hagey Girls’ Sports Participation Award: Joscelyn "Josie" Rooney Harry L. Drogin Memorial Award:Catherine "Cate" Nolan Jack Wigley Award: Zachary Alligood Keith Heldman Music Award:Haley Dunning Orchestra:Matthew Wirtz Richard Wiles Memorial Award:Nikita Nair Scholar-Artist Award:Jok Jok and Revyn Kim Scholar-Athlete Award: Anthony Altala and Nicole Prescott Torrey Booster Club Scholarship:Malia Acol and Henry Little Visual Arts: Marybeth Holland William N. Goodell/Frank M. Bryant Creative Arts Award: Philippa "Pip Lewis"