Summit School Graduates Largest Class in School History
The Summit School held their 22nd commencement ceremony on June 8. The graduating clas of 2012 included 25 students, the largest graduating class in the school’s history. The Summit School serves students in first through eighth grade.
The graduates will move on to private and public high schools. At the ceremony, Summit faculty gave individual speeches about each graduate and their journey at Summit.
The following awards were presented to graduates:
- Adam Taylor – The Donnor Award, for enthusiasm, integrity, and responsibility
- Starr Isacson – The Duff Award, for highest GPA
- Richard Crabtree – The Scholar-Athlete Award, for diligence and leadership with academics and sports
- Adam Taylor, Justin Vreeland, and Patrick Wallace – The Sojourner Award, for attending Summit since their primary years.
Aaron Schmerling, Summit Class of 2002, returned to the Summit campus for the commencement ceremony to accept the E. Allen Robinson Most Likely to Succeed Award.This award is presented to an alumnus who has accomplished personal and professional goals since graduating from Summit. Aaron attended Beth Tfiloh for High School and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for his Bachelor’s Degree. Aaron is now a financial advisor for Prudential Financial Insurance Company of America.
The graduating students will attend private and public high schools, including Indian Creek Upper School, Archbishop Spalding High School, St. Mary’s Ryken High School, Wye River Upper School, The Gunston School, Chelsea School, South River High School, Baltimore Lab School, Bishop McNamara High School, Jemicy School, and Our Lady of Good Counsel High School.
About The Summit School: The Summit School, located in Edgewater, MD, is a non-profit school for grades 1-8. Summit offers a highly individualized academic program for bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences. For more information visit The Summit School online.