Merle-Smith Senior Awards: 2024

June 02, 2024

On Friday, May 31, 2024, Moravian Academy recognized excellence in academics, citizenship, creativity, and student leadership during its annual Special Awards Ceremony. 

Moravian Academy faculty, parents, and the student body gathered in Dyer Auditorium to celebrate the 2024 awardees. This year, we are proud to recognize the following students: 

Student(s) Award
Grace Baittinger
Francesca Bartolacci
Devon Berkove
Noah Breithaupt
Anya Chadha
Sunny Chen
Emily Cho
Lucia Cinquino
Megan Dadio
Aman Desai
Kaveh Fayyazi
Alicia Gordon
Kanchan Gupta
Krish Gupta
Rayna Malhotra
Zara Mansoor
Robert Meier
Lena Nifong
Rathusha Nimalan
Ava Noel
Ryan Paul
Ginevra Toso
Vasiliki Tsirukis
Nehemiah Vega-Smith
Divya Verma

President's Education Award
Nehemiah “Charm” Vega-Smith Helena and Emma Hoch Award (English)
Chinese - Aman Desai
French - Grace Baittinger
Spanish - Vasiliki Tsirukis
Dorothy Tyler Award (Global Languages)
Emily Cho Countess Benigna von Zinzendorf Award (History)
Alizeh Ali Dr. Albert de Neufville Award (Mathematics)
Krish Gupta Physical Sciences Award
Rathusha Nimalan Natural Sciences Award
Emma Derby Mary Heller Cyphers Music Award
Valia Tsirukis
Emma Derby
PMEA District and All-State Orchestra
Lucia Cinquino
Luke Pokojni
Ruth D. Loquasto Technical Theatre Award
Joseph Oltman Departmental Award in Theatre Arts
Aman Desai
Krish Gupta    
Departmental Awards in Studio Art: Woodworking
Megan Dadio
Krish Gupta
Colonial League Academic All-Stars
Jackson Reid Heart of the Lion
Joseph Phillips
Megan Dadio
Outstanding Male and Female Athletes
Robert Meier Community Service Award
Ashley Gable Arnav Krishna Relentless Positivity Award
Kyle Bolden
Anya Chadha
Emily Cho
Caden Cohan
Quinn Lauden
Zara Mansoor
Ginevra Toso
Nehemiah "Charm" Vega-Smith
Service to the School
George Husack
Chelsea Maund
Frederic Butet Award
Devon Berkove
Sunny Chen
Frances H. Storrs Award
Ava Noel
Joseph Oltman
Elizabeth K. Miller Award
Alicia Gordon Dr. Edwin A. Sawyer Award


Note: Employees of Moravian Academy may not nominate members of their own family for awards or honors, nor do they participate in discussions pertaining to award candidacy of any student in a family member's grade.


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