On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Monomoy Regional Middle School held its annual Evening of Excellence. The Evening of Excellence caps a series of events throughout the year that recognize and celebrate student achievement and growth in scholarship, citizenship, and athletics.
The awards bestowed were as follows:
Theatre of Social Issues Award – Broadest perspective and reflective development
Chorus Award – Level of Performance
Kristina Tamasco - Excellence
Savannah Chadwick - Most Improved
Chorus Director’s Award – For excellence and commitment
Band Director’s Award – For excellence and commitment
Rising Star Award – For the student who brought excitement to their role in the musical
The Red Carpet Award – Excellence in and commitment to the spring musical
Physical Education Fitness Award
Top Achievement in Cardiovascular Endurance:
Top Achievement in Muscular Strength:
110% Award – Awarded to the fifth-grade student who is recognized by their teachers as someone who exemplifies persistence. They give every task their best effort, consistently, throughout the school year.
Fox Hill: Kurtc Seymour
Long Pond: Abrielle Long
Red River: Alexa Ford
Tern Island: Carly Mainini
Positivity Award – Recipients are chosen for their positive and friendly attitudes throughout each day. Fifth-grade students who receive this award are recognized by their teachers as being helpful, kind, and considerate of others, lifting the spirits of those around them through their on-going positive behavior.
Fox Hill: McKenna Carchedi
Long Pond: Rea Christakis
Red River: Tristan Eldredge
Tern Island: Riley Hesse
*The following four awards are based on novels the Grade 6 teams read this year. Students selected are those who exemplify the positive traits of the main characters.
The Turtle Wexler Collaboration Award – Awarded to the student who works well with others, enthusiastically takes on a leadership role and engages all group members.
Hawksnest Pond: Jack Credit
Strong Island: Olivia Rodrigues
The Salva Dut Perseverance Award – Awarded to the student who works hard and never gives up even when the task is challenging and works to understand the process not just the solution.
Hawksnest Pond: Sarah Robsham
Strong Island: Emily Silvester
The Penn Webb Kindness Award – Awarded to the student who treats others with respect, offers help and encouragement to others, works well with others and upholds the golden rule.
Hawksnest Pond: Ashia Forrester
Strong Island: Tamer Khalil
The Bernie Webber Above and Beyond Award – Awarded to the student who exemplifies the attributes of a thoughtful, dedicated scholar by extending learning beyond the classroom to create an enriching learning environment for all.
Hawksnest Pond: Ashley Anderson
Strong Island: Juliana Ritchie
180 Day Award – Perfect attendance for the year: No tardies, dismissals, or absences between opening day and June 7, 2019.
Super Seven – Seven 7th-grade students from each team who are respectful to adults, kind to their classmates, and give their best effort no matter what they are asked to do
Nobel Peace Prize - Nominated by and voted on by students - awarded to peers who, through kind words and thoughtful actions, help resolve conflicts and inspire others to act in a kinder, more considerate way
Yu Ying Zou
Math Olympiad – Seventh-grade students who solve the most math problems correctly in a series of five contests.
Yu Ying Zou
Exponentially Awe-Sum Math Award – Awarded to the student who shows enthusiasm, perseveres in conquering challenges and demonstrates support, leadership, and hard work in problem-solving.
Ms. Estes: Arina Garbazey
Mr. McCormack: Shamore Cooper
Science Award – Students who demonstrate an innate curiosity and passion for learning about the world around them.
Ms. Forist: Annalise Langelier
Mrs. Gifford: Logan Adkins
Social Studies Award – Given to the student who exemplifies the attributes of a thoughtful, responsible citizen, who recognizes historic patterns, and demonstrates knowledge of world and local events to promote a free and democratic society.
Mrs. Reuss: Jacob Richter
Mr. Sumner: Terence (Tiger) Connors
Citizenship Award – Given to the students who not only demonstrate concepts at a high level during class, but participate in extracurricular community outreach opportunities.
President’s Award for Educational Achievement – Student Growth Percentile of 80 or higher on MCAS for ELA and Mathplus a GPA of 3.7 or higher.
President’s Award for Educational Excellence – Awarded to Grade 7 students with a GPA of 3.9 or higher over the course of three years at MRMS (fall of grade 5 through end of quarter 3 in grade 7), plus 10% in Scaled Score for any subject area on the most recent MCAS tests.
Yu Ying Zou
Massachusetts School Administrators’ Association Principal’s Award – Chosen by the building principal for the student who makes a positive contribution to the school
Molly Funk - Grade 7
Ryan Laramee - Grade 6
Jillian Dittrich - Grade 5
Elizabeth Reynard Medal – established 2016 - The seventh-grade school choice student who: “embodies the qualities of academic success, good citizenship, and peer leadership, and consistently exhibits these behaviors to peers & teachers; exemplifies the values of courage, honesty, respectfulness, and responsibility.”
Marcellus Eldredge Medal – established 2016 - The seventh-grade student who: “embodies the qualities of academic success, good citizenship, and peer leadership, and consistently exhibits these behaviors to peers & teachers; exemplifies the values of courage, honesty, respectfulness, and responsibility.”
Brooks Medal – established 1887 - The seventh-grade student who is: “most proficient in composition and letter writing, and most excellent of behavior.”
Special thanks to Agway of Chatham for the stage greenery.