On Tuesday, May 8, the Dartmouth Club of the Upper Valley held its annual Dartmouth Club Book Awards ceremony on campus in Hanover at the Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center for the Arts. Eighteen juniors from area high schools were honored for outstanding academic excellence and leadership qualities.
Donald Pease, the Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor of the Humanities and Director of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program at Dartmouth, awarded a signed and personalized copy of his biography of beloved author and illustrator Dr. Seuss, Theodor SEUSS Geisel.
The books were provided to the students through the generosity of Wheelock Books of Hanover. Professor Pease prefaced the awards with comments about the book to honorees, their parents, school advisors, and Dartmouth Club members and guests.
Congratulations to the 2012 Dartmouth Club Book Awards honorees:
Jewel Bean – Fall Mountain Regional High School
Elizabeth Ann Haas – Hanover High School
Laura V. Felone – Hartford High School
Benjamin J. Thesing – Hopkinton High School
Conor Terhune – Kearsarge Regional High School
William Thomas Sheehan – Kimball Union Academy
Kang-Chun Cheng – Lebanon High School
Kiah Laramie – Mascoma Valley Regional High School
Darien Pauline Hubert– Newport High School
Brendan Jones – Oxbow High School
Nina Listro – Randolph Union High School
Stacie Lee Wright – Rivendell Academy
Abigail Dutton – The Sharon Academy
Catilin Gracia Nesbitt Cullison – Stevens High School
Jon R. Berthiaume – Sunapee Middle High School
Eliza Wright Hoffman – Thetford Academy
Matthew Grimo– Windsor High School
Anthony Bald– Woodstock Union High School