Commencement

A year concludes and bright futures begin.

Western Reserve Academy celebrated its 183rd Commencement on Sunday, May 27, 2018 honoring the excellence, integrity and compassion of its newest graduates.

2018 class facts

2018 COMMENCEMENT NEWS

2017 Commencement Archives

News

Commencement 2017 Photo Slideshow


Senior Celebration 2017 Photo Slideshow



Senior Celebration 2017 Live Stream Video

2016 Commencement Archives

News

Class of 2016 Prize Winners

  • THE BICKNELL PRIZE | Max B. Borrmann
  • THE ROBINSON PRIZE | Michael J. Zeleznik
  • JOHN W. HALLOWELL AWARD | Yuki Yamasaki
  • HARLAN N. WOOD AWARD | Haiyun Chen
  • KEIR V. MARTICKE ’02 MEMORIAL PRIZE | Taryn E. Washburn
  • ANGUS M. FREW AWARD | Samuel L. LaFontaine
  • HEAD OF SCHOOL AWARD | Cristen C. Barnett, Ajay Dakappagari, Ann C. McArn, Rachel A. Morris, Yichen Wang, Shuni Zhu
  • ACADEMIC BOOK PRIZES | Lanruo Yang, Xingyu Ha
  • TODD C. WEAVER ’89 PREFECT AWARD | Yichen Wang, Yuki Yamasaki
  • RACHEL C. SNIDER SPIRIT AWARD | Niraj H. Naik
  • FRIENDSHIP TROPHY | Daniel M. Dorman
  • CHRISTINE & JOHN BREUKER PRIZE FOR SERVICE | Maria E. Paparella
  • TURNBULL ENDEAVOR AWARD | Erin R. Dockery
  • DAVID S. DENNISON JR. ’36 AWARD (HISTORY) | Graham M. Sell
  • ANNE CHAPMAN PRIZE IN HISTORY | Lanruo Yang
  • PETER L. EBERLY ’70 PRIZE (LANGUAGE) | Aekta Chowksey
  • ROBERT R. STOLL MATHEMATICS PRIZE | Xingyu Ha
  • ROLLIN W. WAITE AWARD IN MATHEMATICS | Tianshuang Wang
  • ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION FELLOWSHIP | Caitlin R. Fogg, Amelia M. Elliott
  • PHI BETA KAPPA AWARD | Xingyu Ha
  • AKRON BEACON JOURNAL STAR STUDENTS | Michael J. Zeleznik, Taryn E. Washburn
  • NEWSCHANNEL 5 BEST OF THE CLASS | Michael J. Zeleznik, Rachel A. Morris
  • NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS | Niraj H. Naik, Michael J. Zeleznik