DD2 students set Academic Awards district record

Dorchester School District Two reports that students from Ashley Ridge High, Fort Dorchester High and Summerville High broke the district record for most academic letters and medals in a year!

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!

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