Winners from Honors Banquets, May 2013
- Best Senior English Student—Hannah Silvers
- Stone Essay Award for Best Senior Writer—Killian Wyatt
- NCTE Award for Excellent in Writing—Alex Duner
- Best Junior English Student—Katherine Hueber
- Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Junior Writer—Christopher Kennedy and Matthew Kennedy
- Best Sophomore English Student—Allison Gordon
- Best Freshman English Student—Roshni Kailar
- Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Upper School Poet—Matthew Kennedy
Winners from Honors Banquets, May 2012
- Best Senior English Student—Tripp Maloney
- Stone Essay Award for Best Senior Writer—Lachlan Busby
- Best Junior English Student—Hannah Silver
- Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Junior Writer—Alex Duner
- Best Sophomore English Student—Matthew Kennedy
- Best Freshman English Student—Jacob Reich
- Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Upper School Poet—Mina Bansal
Tenth Grader Wins National Poetry Prize, Spring 2012
Congratulations to Christopher Kennedy, tenth grader and winner of last year's Cleo Carmack Hudson Poetry Award as best US poet, who is one of the five national winners in VOYA's Teen Poetry Contest 2011 for his poem,"Mystery Train," which will appear in our April 2012 issue. Christopher will receive a complimentary copy of the magazine and a cash prize check. This award led to his being featured in a South Cobb county web article.
NCTE ANNOUNCES THE 2011-2012 ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING AWARD
Congratulations to Michael Briskin, senior, who will receive a certificate from the National Council of Teachers of English at the spring senior banquet. Michael is also the Academy's Star Student. He named Margaret Lee, his AP Language and Composition teacher his junior year, to be his Star Teacher.
NCTE Commends Woodward's English Department in 2012 "for excellence in its instructional program, as revealed by its evident contribution to the high quality of writing."
NCTE ANNOUNCES 2010-2011 ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING AWARD
Senior Jacqueline Clark will receive a certificate from the National Council of Teachers of English at the spring senior banquet. Nationwide, of the 1600 nominated, 543 received the honor. Eleven other Georgians received the same honor. Congratulations to Jacqueline and Ms. Margaret Lee, her teacher who nominated Jacqueline for the competition. Jacqueline wrote an impromptu essay and selected another polished essay in order to receive the recognition.
NCTE Commends Woodward's English Department in 2011 "for excellence in its instructional program, as revealed by its evident contribution to the high quality of writing."
GCTE PUBLISHES THE WORKS OF TWO TENTH GRADERS
In May 2011, GCTE informed Killian Wyatt and Kelly Hagan that their works were selected for publication in the organization's publication, Mindscapes. Congratulations to these two tenth graders. Mrs. McNash was the teacher who recommended their work to the Geogia Council of Teachers of English.
Winners from Honors Banquets, May 2011
Best Senior English Student—WIll Heaton
Stone Essay Award for Best Senior Writer—Jacqueline Clark
Best Junior English Student—Michael Briskin
Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Junior Writer—Tripp (Robert) Maloney
Best Sophomore English Student—Mary Helen DeGolian
Best Freshman English Student—Callie Kennedy
Congratulations to Chris Kennedy, Class of '14, for winning the first Cleo Carmack Hudson Best Poet Award. Students in grades 9-12 submitted entries, and Chris Kennedy, ninth grader, has received the award for 2010-2011.
Winners from Honors Banquets, May 2010
Best Senior English Student—Stephanie Morgan
Stone Essay Award for Best Senior Writer—Elizabeth DuPre
Best Junior English Student—Will Heaton
Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Junior Writer—Jacqueline Clark
Best Sophomore English Student—Tripp (Robert) Maloney
Best Freshman English Student—Kelley Guest
Wren’s Nest Literary Journal Acceptance
- Senior, Anna Stuhrenberg, had her poem, “What She Really Wanted,” accepted for The Wayfarer’s Diary, 2009 edition.
Winners from Honors Banquets, May 2009
Best Senior English Student—Paige Garson
Stone Essay Award for Best Senior Writer—Nivedita Sekar
Best Junior English Student—Elizabeth Dupree
Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Junior Writer—Sara Cohen
Best Sophomore English Student—Karen Sun
Best Freshman English Student—Tripp Maloney
Congratulations to these Contest Winners, Spring 2009
- Hayley Perlis, 10th grade, published in Georgia Council of Teachers of English publication, Mindscapes
- Nastassia Barber, 10th grade, published in Georgia Council of Teachers of English publication, Mindscapes
2008 Silent Voices Wins Awards
- Gold Medal from Columbia Scholastic Press Association with 990 out of a possible 1000 points.
2008 Phoenix Wins Awards
- First Place with one mark of distinction from the National Scholastic Press Association.
Winners from Honors Banquets, May 2008
Best Senior English Student—Lauren Gordon
Stone Essay Award for Best Senior Writer—John Wheeler
Best Junior English Student—Alexandra Rossetti
Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Junior Writer—Nivedita Sekar
Best Sophomore English Student—Elizabeth Dupre
Best Freshman English Student—Jacqueline Clark
Congratulations to these Contest Winners, Spring 2008
- John Wheeler, 12th grade, creative work published in the GCTE publication, Mindsprings.
- Elliott Kaduck, 10th grade, creative work published in the GCTE publication, Mindsprings.
2007 Silent Voices Wins Awards
- American Scholastic Press Association's First Place Award with Special Merit
- NCTE's Highest Award
- National Scholastic Press Association's All-American Classification, First Class with 3 Marks of Distinction
- Southern Innerscholastic Press Association's All-Southern Award
- Columbia Scholastic Press Association's Gold Medal Award
- and Georgia Scholastic Press Association's Best in State
Congratulations to senior editors, Kailynn Smith and Cindy Yovino, and to advisors, Sandra Slider and Carolyn Haldeman. Congratulations to the Musical Coordinator, Trevon Broad. This list of six achievements marks the most honors ever received by this prestigious publication.
2007 Phoenix Wins Awards
- Top Independent School Yearbook in the country by the American Scholastic Press Association
- General Excellence Award from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association. The General Excellence is the equivalent of the state championship in publications.
Winners from Honors Banquets, May 2007
Best Senior English Student—Caitlin Sudman
Stone Essay Award for Best Senior Writer—Harris Eppsteiner
Best Junior English Student—Chris Fernald
Cleo Carmack Hudson Award for Best Junior Writer—Breanna Stein
Best Sophomore English Student—Siobhan Donnelly
Best Freshman English Student—Sara Cohen