Here are some results of the Academic Awards celebrations for the 2016-2017 school year:
- A total of 1,105 sophomores, juniors and seniors earned Academic Awards this year, setting a district record. Last year, there were 973 honorees.
- There were 267 students who received the Board of Trustees Award for earning an A in every subject.
- Including this year’s recipients, 13,000 Academic Awards have been presented to district students since the program began.
- Eleven businesses and organizations were sponsors of this year’s awards programs.
- Program sponsors provided a $1,000 scholarship for a senior receiving an Academic Award from each of the three high schools.
- Academic Award honorees nominated 319 teachers as Special Teachers this year. Special Teachers receive a personalized certificate commemorating the honor, an Academic Awards Special Teacher pin for first-time recipients and a copy of the Academic Awards program booklet that includes a listing of Special Teachers.
Way to go, Dorchester School District Two teachers and students!