- All School
Independence joyfully marked its 43rd birthday with a virtual Founders' Day assembly and celebration on April 9. The virtual gathering brought together current students, faculty and staff, along with parents, alumni, former faculty and members of the Board of Trustees. As part of the online gathering, special named scholarships were awarded to current students and the Rising Star and Outstanding Alumni awards were announced.
Congratulations to Rising Star Alumni award recipients, Nidhi Kedda '11 and Michaella Moore '12 and Outstanding Alumni award recipient, Dr. Jody Kamps Varela '87.
The following scholarships were presented to current students:
The Young Writer’s Scholarship - Alice Gu and Stuart Burris
The Marsh Wiltbank Uebler Scholarship - Landyn Harra and Joseph Nyabiosi
The Teresa T. Roach Scholarship - Eliza Nichols
The Jack DiMaio Memorial Scholarship - Sam Hanna and Caroline Hahn
The Anne G. Hurt Memorial Scholarship - Navina Patel and Paul Corbett
The Margaret C. and William H. Cantwell Award for Musical Excellence - Laura Garrett and Peter Brennan
The Andrew N. Yatzus Scholarship - Brie Wilson
The Dr. Mia Shorteno Fraser Citizenship Scholarship - Sophie Crain and Tiernan Matthews
The Courage Scholarship - Lydia and Colton Durkee
The Board Presidents’ Scholarship - Valeria Liu and Trent Woodland