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Parker School announces student awards

Parker School announces the recipients of awards for excellence in academics, arts, electives and athletics for the 2013-2014 school year.

Senior Awards: Parker School Trustees’ Award, Darneé Brighter; Headmaster’s Award, Nohili Thompson; Richard Smart Award for Academic Excellence, Lysha Matsunobu; Personal Achievement Award, Keala Prietto; Culff Leadership Award, Grant Nair; Longevity Award, Christopher Joseph Brown, Marie Jobes and Grant Nair; Outstanding Career Achievement in Performing Arts Award, Maddison Nelson; Outstanding Career Achievement in the Visual Arts Award, Christopher Joseph Brown; Female Scholar Athlete Award, Keala Prietto; Male Scholar Athlete Award, Grant Nair; Female Career Athlete of the Year Award, Marie Jobes; Male Career Athlete of the Year Award, Christopher Joseph Brown; Female Athlete of the Year Award, Emily Whitfield; Male Athlete of the Year Award, Ryp Ring.

Valedictorians and Salutatorians: 12th grade valedictorian, Lysha Matsunobu; 12th grade salutatorian, Grant Nair; eighth grade valedictorian: Kirk Hubbard; eighth grade valedictorian, Owen Matsuda.

Book Awards: Brown University, Maia Tarnas; Wellesley College, Aolani Peiper; Mt. Holyoke College, Anna McFarland; Yale University, Kosuke Kume.

Electives: student council, Grant Nair; yearbook editor-in-chief, Nohili Thompson; creative writing, Maddison Nelson.

Debate: Most Valuable Debater, Carrie Hiller; Coaches’ Award, Savannah Harriman-Pote; Senior Achievement in Debate, Lysha Matsunobu; Senior Achievement in Debate, Keala Prietto; Senior Achievement in Debate: Nohili Thompson.

Science: earth science, Jordan Vedelli; physical science, Kirk Hubbard; anatomy and physiology, Anna McFarland; biology, Keli‘i Crawford; honors biology, Sarah Bellatti; chemistry, Sivan Najita; project physics, Larissa Bolstad Urquhart; honors physics, Jaren Ashcraft.

English: English 6, Malaya Hill; English 7, Macey Note; English 8, Lucy Callender English 9, Athena Coley; English 9 Honors, Zoe Somerville; English 10, Matthew Bal; English 10 Honors, Sarah Bellatti; English 11, Christian Patton; and English 12, Shanelle Bolner; AP language and composition, Maia Tarnas; AP literature and composition, Lysha Matsunobu; AP literature and composition, Maddison Nelson.

Fine Arts: Visual Arts 1, Conner Brown; Visual Arts 1, Lucy Callender; Visual Arts 2, Hali‘a Buchal; Visual Arts 2, Shanti Scarpetta-Lee; photography and mixed media, Jadyn Ashcraft; photography and mixed media, Sara Mundon; pottery, Sivan Najita; 2-D Art, Julia Ebert; 3-D Art, Kyley Nishimura; photography, Larissa Bolstad-Urquhart; AP 2-D Art, Tawny Bright; AP 3-D art, Shanelle Bolner; AP drawing, Marlo Mundon; dance, Lysha Matsunobu; performance and choreography: Conner Brown; technician, Trevor Bastien; creativity and academic achievement: Zoe Somerville;

History, History 6, Malaya Hill; History 7, Zoe Vann; History 8, Kirk Hubbard; AP European History, Lysha Matsunobu;

AP European History, Maddison Nelson; U.S. history, Scibelli; philosophy, Sean Dunnington; sociology, Julia Ebert; western civilizations, Carrie Hiller; World History, Eric Fetsch;

Spanish: Spanish A: Malaya Hill; Spanish B, Hali‘a Buchal Spanish 1, Coco Romano-Giordano; Spanish 2, Savannah Harriman-Pote; Spanish 2, Carrie Hiller; Spanish 2A, Macey Note; Spanish 2A, Zoe Vann; Spanish 2B, Kirk Hubbard; Spanish 3, Erika Kasberg; Spanish 4: Maia Tarnas; Spanish 5: Lysha Matsunobu.

Math: Math Skills, Noelani Murray; Math Foundations, Hali‘a Buchal; Pre-Algebra, Shanti Scarpetta-Lee; Algebra 1, Alissa Mullin; Algebra 2, Simon Dunlap Algebra 2 and Trigonometry, Sarah Bellatti; Pre-Calculus, Jamie Burns; AP Calculus AB: Kosuke Kume; AP Calculus BC: Lysha Matsunobu; Geometry: Kirk Hubbard.

Physical Education Awards: PE Grade 6, Riley Higgins; PE Grade 7, Craig McFarland; PE Grade 8, Chris Whitfield; Conditioning, Ryp Rin.