Senior Class Awards 2021

We are incredibly proud of our newest class of Canterbury Alumni! During their Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies, several of our graduates were recognized with special awards.
Please join us in congratulating them!  
Top Scholar Award - Austin Shute
This award is given to a senior who has demonstrated unfaltering excellence in a rich array of academic disciplines and endeavors throughout their career at Canterbury School.

The Headmaster’s Cup Award - Selin Hos
The Headmaster’s Cup Award is given to a senior who best exemplifies the ideals of Canterbury through service, loyalty, school spirit, love of learning, and participation in school activities. 

The Canterbury Award - Daniel Badia and Taylor Caruso 
The Canterbury Award is given to seniors who combine academic performance with responsible and caring school participation. 

Canterbury Faculty Award - Peter Basturk and Yammy Hernandez
This award is presented to the students who have benefited significantly from a Canterbury education and who have developed a love of learning and intellectual growth.

Erik Downes ’08 Memorial Award - Arabella Lilleslatten
Given in memory of Erik Downes, an alumnus of the Class of 2008. Erik embodied the qualities of a scholar and a humanitarian. This award is presented to a student who has demonstrated exceptional kindness and respect to all. 

The Phyllis Hatcher Spirit of Canterbury Award - Jay Chavakula and Payton Ziegler
This award recognizes the involvement and support of the school through activities through athletics, attending school events, and participating in co-curricular activities. 

Canterbury Alumni Scholarship - Peter Basturk
The Canterbury Alumni Scholarship grants an award of $2,000 per year, for four consecutive years, to a Canterbury graduate attending a four-year college who has demonstrated academic potential and good character. 

Citizenship Awards - Jessica Edwards, Brooklyn McDonald, and Ryan Scharlau
The Canterbury Citizenship Award recognizes students who have contributed to the spirit of the school with helpfulness, friendliness, and good citizenship. 

Departmental Excellence Awards
The following awards are presented by the Department Chairs to the students who have shown strong academic performance as well as creativity and initiative for excellence. 

English Department Award: Selin Hos
Mathematics Department Award: Jacob Tomas
Science Department Award: Emily D’Angelo
Social Studies Department Award: Kinley Gomez

World Languages Department Awards
Spanish: Maya Allione
French: Brooklyn McDonald

Arts Department Awards
Visual Arts: Lillian Harris and Sara Morejon

Instrumental Music
Jessica Edwards (John Phillips Sousa Band Award)
Daniel Badia (Patrick S. Gilmore Band Award)
Carlos Barreto (Louis Armstrong Jazz Award)

Kinley Gomez (Acting)
Arabella Lilleslatten (Musical Theatre)
Osa Nuenlist-Zavala (Multimedia & Broadcasting)
Abigail Shea (Technical Theatre)

Athletics Department Awards
Alexandra Gallagher
Abigail Shea
Charles Bell