Major Awards at Lotspeich
Each year, faculty and administration at Lotspeich select fifth-grade students to receive a number of awards based on academic achievement, a love for learning, citizenship, character, and leadership. The following awards were presented during the closing ceremony.
The Joy in Learning Award was presented to Jenna O’Driscoll. The award is given to “a student who exemplifies the Lotspeich philosophy of finding joy in the pursuit of learning, sharing that learning in a selfless, helpful manner with others, and enjoying the quest of learning in all its facets.”
The Theodore C. Wuerfel Merit Award was presented to Everett Rinaldi. The award was created “to recognize a Lotspeich student who has demonstrated academic achievement, breadth and scope of interests beyond the classroom, leadership, citizenship, and character.”
The Elisabeth Greenwald Mapes Award was presented to David Haas for exemplifying “the Seven Values of Seven Hills. This student is a well-rounded individual who is eager to learn, help others, and promote the best values of Seven Hills.”
The Eileen Driscoll Literary Award was presented to A.J. Lee and Lauren VordemEsche for “demonstrating a love of literature and joy in the printed word.”