End of Year Awards 2017


Graduating seniors and other Upper School students received a host of annual awards at Commencement and our Awards Night celebration. Hadyn E. Jones Cup: Berat Gulecyuz Awarded to the class valedictorian as determined by the administration, based on the four-year cumulative grade-point average. To be eligible, a student must have attended the Academy for at least three years, including 11th and 12th grades. The winner receives a gold plaque and has his or her name inscribed on the cup. Harry D. Abells Award: Aariel Batchelor Awarded to the class salutatorian, based on four-year cumulative grade-point average. The winner receives a United States flag [...]

End of Year Awards 20172018-07-20T10:04:36-05:00

Burd ’52 Addresses Class of 2017, Receives Duchossois Award


Dr. Frank Burd '52 delivered the commencement address and received the Richard L. Duchossois ’40 Integrity and Values Alumni Award at Morgan Park Academy's 144th graduation exercises on June 10, 2017. The longtime president of the Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs, Dr. Burd carries a lifetime of professional achievements and service to his community and alma mater that distinguishes him among his fellow alumni. "It was an honor to have Dr. Burd address the Class of 2017 and the MPA community," Head of School Mercedes Z. Sheppard said. "His passion for global affairs and service sets a tremendous example for our [...]

Burd ’52 Addresses Class of 2017, Receives Duchossois Award2018-07-20T10:05:26-05:00

‘Be a Change-Maker,’ Alumni Speaker Tells Seniors


We were thrilled to welcome Ekua Davis '08 back to campus to speak to graduating seniors and their families, friends, and teachers at our 2017 Senior Breakfast. Davis is a project development engineer at Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. She holds a degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from Vanderbilt University. "As an alum of this school, you are expected to be a change-maker," she told the Class of 2017. "We expect you to push boundaries, to create, to be inspired. I can't wait to [...]

‘Be a Change-Maker,’ Alumni Speaker Tells Seniors2020-08-31T13:28:35-05:00
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