Del Mar and Carmel Valley students receive graduation awards from The Bishop’s School

On May 31, to the traditional strains of “Pomp and Circumstance,” an audience of family and friends on The Bishop’s School Quad joined the 139 members of the Class of 2013, the School’s 104th graduating class, for the noon Commencement ceremony.

The following Del Mar/Carmel Valley residents graduated from The Bishop’s School in La Jolla on Friday, May 31, and received recognition at the Awards and Commencement Ceremonies:

•Gordon Burkhart, son of Mr. Matt and Mrs. Ellen  Burkhart, received a Head of School Award that was presented to seniors whose contributions to Bishop’s were recognized as exceptional and worthy of praise. In 2012, Burkhart was honored with an Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor Award. Earlier this year, Burkhart was selected by the U-T San Diego as an All-Academic for the boys’ swimming. He will attend Northwestern University.

•Drew Carlson, son of Mr. Glenn and Mrs. Lynne Carlson, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society earlier this year. At commencement, he received the Otto Mower Award for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during

Earlier this year, Carlson was selected by the U-T San Diego as an All-Academic for the boys’ soccer. He will attend Duke University.

•Aaron Ellis, son of Dr. Donald Mrs. Kathy Ellis, received the Stephanie Blankenship 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. In 2012, Ellis was honored with an Advanced Placement Scholar Award. He will attend the University of Southern California.

•Alice Hwang, daughter of Mr. Jaiweon and Mrs. Youngbae Hwang, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society earlier this year. A commencement, Hwang 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. In 2012, Hwang was honored with an Advanced Placement Scholar Award. She is a 2013 National Merit Scholarship Finalist and will attend Columbia University.

•Andrew Jeon, son of Mr. Dominic and Mrs. Anna Jeon, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society earlier this year. At Commencement, Jeon received the Otto Mower Award for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. In 2012, Jeon was honored with an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction Award. Earlier this year, Jeon was selected by the U-T San Diego as an All-Academic for  boys’ soccer. He is a 2013 National Merit Scholarship Finalist and will attend Dartmouth College.

•Thomas King, son of Mr. Dan and Mrs. Kim King, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society earlier this year. At Commencement, King received the Stephanie Blankenship Award for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. In 2012, he was honored with an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction Award. Earlier this year, King was selected by the U-T San Diego as an All-Academic for boys’ track. He is a 2013 National Merit Scholarship recipient and will attend Bowdoin College.

•Catriona Lewis, daughter of Drs. John Lewis and Patricia Wu, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society earlier this year. At Commencement, Lewis received the Stephanie Blankenship Award for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. In 2012, she was honored with an Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor Award. She will attend the University of California at Berkeley.

•Sean McCroskey, son of Mrs. Jennifer McCroskey, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society earlier this year. At Commencement, McCroskey received a Head of School Award that was presented to seniors whose contributions to Bishop’s were recognized as exceptional and worthy of praise and the Otto Mower Award for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. In 2012, McCroskey was honored with an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction Award. Earlier this year, King was selected by the U-T San Diego as an All-Academic for the boy’ lacrosse and boys’ soccer. He will attend Duke University.

•Jason Qu, son of Mr. Carl Qu and Mrs. Hong Sun, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society earlier this year. At Commencement, Qu received a Head of School Award that was presented to seniors whose contributions to Bishop’s were recognized as exceptional and worthy of praise and the Otto Mower Award for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. In 2012, Qu was honored with an Advanced Placement Scholar Award. He is a 2013 National Merit Scholarship Finalist and will attend Harvard University.

•Devon Roeper, daughter of Mr. Dean Roeper and Mrs. Carol Berry, received a Head of School Award that was presented to seniors whose contributions to Bishop’s were recognized as exceptional and worthy of praise and the Otto Mower Award for being on the honor roll for four or five years at Bishop’s and made the honor roll each semester during those years. At Awards Day, on May 30, Roeper received the Roundtable Club Scholar-Athlete Award recognizing student athletes who are able to meet the stringent criteria of a 3.5 grade point average or better; three consecutive years of attendance at The Bishop’s School; a minimum of six varsity letters in at least two sports; and the demonstration of strong leadership and sportsmanship. Roeper was also awarded the Carol Lattimer Community Service Scholarship Award on May 30. In 2012-2013, she was selected by the U-T San Diego as an All-Academic Team Captain for winter sports, All-Academic for girls’ lacrosse and basketball. She will attend Columbia University.

•Stephen Tifft, son of Mr. William and Mrs. Julie Tifft, 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, Tifft was selected by the U-T San Diego as an All-Academic for boys’ swimming. He will attend the University of Colorado at Boulder.

•Kevin Wang, son of Dr. Donald and Mrs. Sue Wang, 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, Wang was inducted into the Cum Laude Society. He will attend the University of Pennsylvania.

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