Awards and Honors

Selected Recent Academic and Co-Curricular Awards:

  • Eight members of the Class of 2014 named National Merit Semifinalists, and five more named National Merit Commended Scholars, representing 25% of graduating class (October ’13)
  • Two students selected to National Association for Music Education All-National Honor Orchestra (July ’13)
  • Two students selected to National Association for Music Education All-National Honor Orchestra (July ’13)
  • Three winners and one runner-up in the Fourth Annual New York Times Found Poetry Contest (1000 entries from anyone, age 13-25, with only 12 winners, globally) (June ’13)
  • Jackson Murphy ‘13, National Eagle Scout Association’s Outstanding Eagle Scout Award, youngest ever recipient of the award.
  • Multiple Students won Maureen O’Donnell National Latin Exam Award for four consecutive gold medals on National Latin Exam; 66 National Latin Exam Award winning students (May ’13)
  • Winners of 10-straight Policy Debate State Championships (1A-3A) and 12 of the last 13 state championships. 

Recent Athletic Accomplishments: 

  • High School

    • Graduated a four-time All American Swimmer, Arizona Republic Swimmer of the Year (’13)
    • Multiple tennis state championships (Boys ’10, Girls ’11, ’12, Girls Runner-Up ’13)
    • Swim/Dive Girls Small Schools State Champions (’13)
    • Winner, AIA Girls Softball Coach of the Year (’13)
    • Boys Basketball State Champions (’12)
    • Winner, AIA Boys Soccer Coach of the Year (’12)
    • Winner, AIA Girls Dive Coach of the Year (’12)
    • Winner, AIA Girls Dive Coach of the Year (’11, ’12)
    • Winner, AIA Boys Basketball Coach of the Year (’11, ’12)
  • Middle School
    • 2013:  7 Championship Teams, 5 Runner Up Teams
    • 2012:  12 Championship Teams, 4 Runner Up Teams
    • 2011:  9 Championship teams, 6 Runner Up Teams