Communications News

The Summit Country Day School honored two former heads of school in a Legacy of Leadership Celebration Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Queen City Club downtown.

Samantha England, an art teacher at The Summit Country Day School’s Harold C. Schott Middle School, presented a perseverance project on her battle with breast cancer to art teachers statewide last month.

Eight seniors from The Summit Country Day School have been named Commended Scholars by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

A renaissance student who has excelled in academics, the arts and athletics, Summit Country Day School senior Maria Luiso, Indian Hill, has been named a National Merit Scholarship Corporation semifinalist.

An academic and athletic standout, senior Rebecca Smith has been named a National Merit Scholarship Corporation semifinalist.

An avid writer, science-minded academic, who is particularly fond of the chemical and materials sciences, and taekwondo practitioner, Summit Country Day School senior Kathryn Sullivan, Morrow, has been named a National Merit Scholarship Corporation semifinalist.

A computer science enthusiast and runner, Summit Country Day School senior Alex Sougstad has been named a National Merit Scholarship Corporation semifinalist.

Two seniors at The Summit Country Day School were recognized for advancing their academic and athletic careers to the collegiate level on Nov. 13 during a ceremony in St. Cecilia Hall.

The Summit Country Day School Head of School Rich Wilson has named Interim Upper School Director Kelly Cronin as the new Upper School Director effective immediately.

The Summit Country Day School boys’ cross country team earned the program’s first team state championship following the Division III state race Nov. 2 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Summit had four runners score in the top-20.

While The Summit Country Day School’s rigorous curriculum opens doors at colleges and universities across the country, Summit athletes are also in demand. This year, 46 alumni athletes are competing at the collegiate level this academic year.

Teachers and administrators from The Summit Country Day School will join Maureen Healy, the keynote speaker, for the 12th annual Early Childhood Education Symposium on Saturday, Nov. 2.

Summit Biology teacher, Karen Cruse Suder is a 2019 Ohio state finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

Seven students in The Summit Country Day School’s Harold C. Schott Middle School, two Upper School students and one Lower School student won awards for their submitted work in the annual Hyde Park Art Show.

On Friday, Oct. 4, The Summit Country Day School hosted its annual naturalization ceremony in Flannery Gymnasium. This year, the Hon. Timothy S. Black, U.S. Magistrate Judge, presided over the ceremony where 99 people representing 44 countries were sworn in. Since 2013, 535 people have become citizens at The Summit.

Channel 9 reports on a special dedication made by The Summit Country Day School's football team to a player's injured mother.

Summit Country Day School sophomore Oren Jenkins has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest attainable rank in the Boy Scouts of America. He was awarded his Eagle Scout medal and badge at the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony conducted on Sept. 22 in St. Cecilia Hall at The Summit.

Summit freshmen Shannon Dennemann, Norwood; Liam Lakhia, Loveland; and Evan Mescher, Clermont County’s Union Township, are among the 35 recipients of this year’s scholarship from the Aubrey Rose Foundation.

Four recent graduates of The Summit Country Day School have been named National Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars, the highest award level in the AP program.

Character-based leadership and creative problem-solving are at the forefront of a strategic plan revealed Sunday at The Summit Country Day School.

The Summit Country Day School presented the Ne Ultra Award on Sunday, Sept. 15 to Mary and Joe Brinkmeyer, a Hyde Park couple whose relationship with the school spans six decades.

The Summit Country Day School awarded its highest alumni honor on Sept. 15 to Conky Greiwe.

Maureen Healy, author of “The Emotionally Healthy Child: Helping Children Calm, Center and Make Smarter Choices,” will be the keynote speaker of the 2019 Early Childhood Education Symposium on Saturday, Nov. 2 at The Summit Country Day School.

Senior Maria Luiso, Indian Hill, known at The Summit for her singing voice, further distinguished herself with a perfect score on the ACT exam.

Twelve seniors from The Summit Country Day School conducted research on medical and scientific topics this summer including: congenital heart defects, rare earth element extraction, risk stratification for predicting Crohn's Disease, vision training for sports-related concussion patients, regional air quality and others.