Congratulations Class of 2018
Posted 05/30/2018 07:30PM

Whitfield School awarded diplomas to 75 students during the annual commencement ceremony held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in the school's Cady Athletic Center. Students received their diplomas from Head of School John Delautre and their medallions from Board of Trustees Chair Paul Minorini. The senior class address was given by Ian Laffey, class president. The commencement address was given by Raj Bhuyan ‘86, senior vice president, Tactical Wealth Advisors of Raymond James and Associates.

An impressive eighty percent of the class received honorary/merit/athletic scholarships totaling $3,065,720.

During the ceremony, awards were presented to the following individuals:

Chairman’s Award: Sheri and Paul Diemer
Louis Lazarus Award: Kim Watson
Mary Leyhe Burke Award: Karen Myers

Matriculation Choices for the Class of 2018
Zoe Claire Alper   Indiana University at Bloomington
Luke Ian Anderson
  Samford University
Samual Benjamin Ayers
  Syracuse University
Maria Eleni Bampiri   Lyon College
Gray Elliott Barnes   Butler University
Elizabeth Anne Bell
  DePauw University 
Andrew Joseph Bergantz
  Washington University in St. Louis
Brooke Elizabeth Berry   Bowdoin College
Stina Gabrielle Berthold 
  Colorado State University 
Carlissa Mackenzie Besemer
  University of Missouri, Columbia
Calvin Craig Bidner
  Florida Institute of Technology 
William Martin Boldt
  United States Military Academy Preparatory School
Katherine Denise Brison 
  Bradley University 
Allison Rae Brown
  Loyola University Chicago
Isaac Sage Tice Butler 
  Creighton University
Erin Grace Carroll 
  Maryland Institute College of Art
Jackson Alexander Carswell
  Kansas State University
Sophia Rennae Chrysler 
  University of Tulsa 
Elizabeth Marie Cohen
  Fashion Institute of Technology 
Anna Luck Curtin 
  Southern Methodist University 
Eric Mitchell Dalton 
  Otterbein University 
Max Michael Darrah
  United States Military Academy 
Jacques Sandis Darwin
  Truman State University 
Jeffrey Michael Ditter, Jr.
  Missouri University of Science and Technology 
Grant Ian Duchars 
  Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Miles Alexander Elkins 
  Missouri Baptist University 
Noah Alexander Elmore 
  Missouri State University
Binyamin Yeshaya Fredman
  University of Maryland, College Park 
Autumn Elizabeth Freund
  University of Washington
George William Georges 
  University of Wyoming 
María Candela Gervasoni 
  Columbia College Chicago
Kennedi Lynn Ginger 
  Tulane University 
Lindsey Kate Grigg
  Colorado College
Edward August James Hahn 
  University of Wyoming 
Andrew Shai Hanin 
  University of Pittsburgh
Katherine Corin Hanrahan   Belmont University
Noah Gregory Hardy 
  DePauw University
Jordan Alexander Harris
  Washington University in St. Louis 
Trinity Dru Hodges 
  Rockhurst University
Emily Ann Kampen 
  Oxford College of Emory University 
Ian Conrad Laffey   McGill University
Taylor S. Lawson-Hicks 
  Moberly Area Community College
Bradley Lipkowitz   Otterbein University 
Eleanor Susan Margulis 
  DePauw University 
Michael Donovan McAteer
  United States Military Academy Preparatory School
Anusha G. Mehta
  University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Lydia Jordan Meyer 
  Arizona State University 
John Benjamin Morgan 
  University of Puget Sound 
Clyde Niblett, Jr. 
  Maryville University 
John Alexander Nichols 
  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Joshua Emmanuel Paine
  Morehouse College
Maxwell David Peckinpaugh 
  Ohio Wesleyan University 
Dawei Pei 
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Tyrese C. Peoples 
  University of Tulsa 
Makayla Aneise Perkins
  Boston College
Sydnei Raye Pitts 
  Loyola Marymount University 
Carlie Faith Pratt 
  Missouri State University 
Wenjun (Flora) Qin
  Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg
Amechi Marrion Ramsey
  University of North Texas 
Hailey Madison Rich 
  University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ava Maren Richards 
  The New School 
Zakai Rose 
  Washington University in St. Louis
Julian Shniter
  The University of Tampa 
Ari Jacob Singer
  University of Delaware
Sidney David Starr 
  Loyola Marymount University 
Ellen Clare Steinman
  University of Arkansas
Jake Anthony Tubbesing 
  Loyola University Chicago 
Rachel Lauren Van de Riet
  Lindenwood University
Josie Isabelle Wagner 
  Tufts University 
Ruling Wang 
  Drexel University
Lucille Elizabeth Warren
  University of Southern California
Torrence Gentry Watson 
  University of Missouri, Columbia 
Tarik Amir Wilkinson
  University of Southern California
Olivia Elizabeth Wuestner
  Bradley University
Sheng Zhou
  Santa Clara University


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