Worcester Academy held its 184th Commencement Exercises June 1 with 145 seniors graduating. Commencement speaker was longtime Worcester Academy arts faculty member Robert Thorn. Among the graduates were:
SENIOR AWARD WINNERS:
Bucknell Award: Yuxin "Bella" Deng of Shanghai, China.
Class Of '35 Prize Trophy: Rachel Diodati of Mendon, MA.
Class Of 1890 All Around Athletic Prize: Christopher DelMastro of Wakefield, MA.
The Rev. Edward Merrill Dart '27 Award: Yuliya Borodavka of Kiev, Ukraine.
Sarah Duemmel '94 Memorial Award: Chineme Amechi of Lagos, Nigeria.
The David A. Echelman Award: Siyu "Victoria" Chen of Shanghai, China.
The Allan Glazer Memorial Award: Saeed Abdi of Hargeisa, Somaliland.
Marc D. Levine Lifer Award: Hannah Michelson of Worcester, MA.
William W. McAlpine Award: Sydney Kennedy of West Boylston, MA.
Neil W. Peters III Award: Nicholas Lennox of Uxbridge, MA.
Cole Porter '09 Visual & Performing Arts Award: Andrew Crowthers of N. Smithfield, RI.
HG Rader Grant: Daviana Perez of Worcester, MA.
Donald "Dee" Rowe Award: Samuel Thoreen of Worcester, MA.
George T. Sargisson Class '27 Award: Louis-Xavier Lachapelle of Granby, Quebec, Canada.
Richard Winters Drama Award: Regina Milkani of Worcester, MA.
Sigma Cup: Chineme Amechi of Lagos, Nigeria.
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