Local residents receive awards at Bishop’s

Commencement 2011 was unforgettable for The Bishop’s School’s 102nd graduating class. On this celebratory day the Class of 1961 walked with the Class of 2011.

The following local residents graduated from The Bishop’s School in La Jolla on Friday, May 27, and received recognition at the Awards and Commencement Ceremonies:
• Ariel Ellis, daughter of Dr. Donald and Mrs. Kathy Ellis, received a Stephanie Blankenship Award, given to students who attend Bishop’s for six years and made the honor roll each semester during those years. Ellis was co-editor of the school newspaper, The Tower. Earlier this year, Ellis was inducted into the Cum Laude Society. She will attend University of Pennsylvania.
• Rebecca Gold, daughter of Dr. Daniel and Mrs. Patricia Gold, received a Head of School Award that was presented to seniors whose contributions to Bishop’s were recognized as exceptional and worthy of praise, the Stephanie Blankenship Award, given to students who attend Bishop’s for six years and made the honor roll each semester during those years. She will attend Stanford University.
• Catherine Thies, daughter of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Claudine Thies, received a Stephanie Blankenship Award, given to students who attend Bishop’s for six years and made the honor roll each semester during those years. Earlier this year, Thies was inducted into the Cum Laude Society. She will attend Columbia University.
• Bridget Vaughan, daughter of Mrs. Margaret Vanasse, received a Stephanie Blankenship Award, given to students who attend Bishop’s for six years and made the honor roll each semester during those years. Earlier this year, Vaughan was inducted into the Cum Laude Society. She will attend Columbia University.
• Laura Aguilar, daughter of Mr. George and Mrs. Christie Aguilar, received the Bishop’s Medal, an award given to a student for involvement in total life of the School; and a Stephanie Blankenship Award, given to students who attend Bishop’s for six years and made the honor roll each semester during those years. Earlier this year, Aguilar was inducted into the Cum Laude Society. She is a 2011 National Merit Scholarship Finalist and will attend Harvard University.
• Alec Fisher, son of Mr. David and Mrs. Lisa Fisher, was co-recipient of the Cindy Groenendyke Sportsmanship Cup in recognition of being a senior athlete who best exhibits the qualities of sportsmanship, citizenship, responsibility, leadership and character while participating in interscholastic athletics. He will attend Columbia University.
• Caileigh Gallahue, daughter of Mr. Kieran and Mrs. Mary Gallahue, received the Otto Mower Award at Commencement for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. She will attend University of Notre Dame.
• Adrienne Gulino, daughter of Dr. Ron Gulino and Dr. Arlene Morales, received the Robert M. Wolterstorff Community Service Award for her distinguished community service participation. She will attend Syracuse University.

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