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Academic Awards Announced at WVA

April 20, 2013

Waterville Valley Academy held its annual Awards Dinner at the Lantern Restaurant on Thursday, March 28, 2013.

Academic Awards

Social Studies:

High School – Olivia Wiggins, Hannah Burr and Elijah Peake
Middle School – Matt Austin


High School – Eddie Gildea and Olivia Wiggins
Middle School – Sam Gildea and Grace Travers


High School – Payton Spencer and Sydney Schaffer
Middle School – Grace Travers
Most Improved Writer – Eddie Gildea

Jessie Meyer


High School – Hannah Burr and Brielle Antonelli
Middle School – Sam Braun and Caleb Kern

World Languages:

High School – Anna Whitney, Hannah Burr, Olivia Palmiter and Olivia Wiggins
Middle School – Grace Travers

Alpine Athletic Awards

U14 WVA Award: Hunter Brayton and Kristina Wolff

U14 Most Improved: Ben Lash and Jessie Gentilella

U16 WVA Award: Anna Foley, Ashley Houser and Elijah Peake

Freestyle Athletic Awards

A Mogul – Most Improved: Sydney Shaffer

A Mogul – Black & Blue Award: Tommy Lewis

Freeskiing A  – Most Improved: Wes Brown

Freeskiing A – Black & Blue Award: Eddie Gildea

Freestyle B – Black & Blue Award: Jack Barry

Snowboard Athletic Awards

Rider of the Year: Jake Aaronson

Female Rider of the Year: Nora Healey

Coaches Award: Conner Welch

Most Improved: Connor Schultz

“In the Trenches” Award: Sam Gildea

“In the Trenches” Award: Hannah Kelsey

Dan Cardillo Award: Olivia Wiggins

Congratulations to all the WVA Award Winners!

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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