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Throughout her career, Sydni Black, East Walnut Hills, has proved she is one of the best girls’ lacrosse players in Cincinnati, the region and the state. Now, she can call herself one of the best players in the nation when she achieved all-American status.

The Concord Review has given Victoria Walton, a 2019 Summit Country Day School graduate, their Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize.

Summit Country Day School head baseball coach Triffon Callos has retired from active coaching for the foreseeable future. He was head coach of the program for 12 seasons and was an assistant varsity coach for three years.

Students from The Summit Country Day School participated in the 10th annual Hands Across the Water service project, raising more than $14,000 to provide clean water to people in developing countries. Since it began, the school-wide project has raised almost $150,000 and has saved thousands of lives.

Middle School language arts teacher Rosie Sansalone is traveling in Kenya through June 7 as she conducts interviews for a new book.

Anne Vertuca, a language arts teacher at The Summit Country Day School’s Harold C. Schott Middle School, received a surprise retirement gift from her family three days before school was out.

Forty-two students at The Summit Country Day School have been recognized in the in the 2018-19 National Community Service Awards sponsored by the United Nations Association – USA (UN-USA) and InterView Technologies.

Ms. Patterson told her story at The Summit Country Day on Monday, May 20 when eighth graders and their guests presented the seventh volume in the school’s “Hear My Story | Be My Voice” book series. A capstone project following nine months of research on the topic of justice, eighth graders told 59 stories about people who spent their lives fighting for justice. Since the project began, Summit students have told 417 stories which, in the telling, serve as restorative justice.

Five members of The Summit Country Day School’s Class of 2019 received special recognition awards during graduation on May 19.

Dressed in the white formal gowns and tuxedos that are a tradition in Summit Country Day School commencements, 105 graduates received their diplomas on Sunday, May 19.

One senior at The Summit Country Day School was recognized for advancing her academic and athletic career to the collegiate level on May 15 during a ceremony in Flannery Gymnasium.

Ryan Fleming, a former coach in the Oak Hills High School program, was named The Summit Country Day School’s new varsity boys’ basketball head coach.

Summit Country Day School junior Junbo “Tom” Li, Mason, who previously dominated Ohio students on the American Math Competition (AMC) 12 exam, ranked among the top 2.9 percent out of 2,773 multi-national participants on the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) in March.

Two students from The Summit Country Day School earned perfect scores on the National Latin Exam (NLE). Junior Ryan Burns, Anderson Township, who took the Level IV test, achieved perfection for the third time in five years. Freshman Irene Calderon, Hyde Park, Level II, accomplished the feat for the second year in a row.

Summit Country Day School students demonstrated a strong grasp of the Chinese language in recent assessments.

Numerous Summit Middle School band members impressed adjudicators from the Ohio Music Education Association at the Solo and Ensemble Event in April.

Middle Schoolers at Summit Country Day Middle School made certain that April 28, Campus Day, would be a “very important date” with their production of “Alice in Wonderland.”

Summit Country Day School requires students to perform 48 hours of service work before graduation. Sam Vessel of West Chester already has gone far beyond that as a sophomore, completing 281½ hours through April. On May 9, he’ll be honored on Fountain Square during an event planned by Public Service Recognition-Cincinnati as part of National Public Service Recognition Week.

The Summit Alumni Association and Head of School Rich Wilson presented René Cheatham III ’03 with the Young Alumni Service Award. This award recognizes an alumna or...

The Summit Alumni Association and Head of School Rich Wilson presented Emily Sheckels Ahouse ’98 with the Meritorious Service Award, which is granted to a Summit graduate or former student for their meritorious service to The Summit, the community, state or nation.

Summit Country Day School junior Maliah Bricking of Sharonville achieved a perfect score of 36 on the ACT college entrance exam.

Summit Country Day School freshman Irene Calderon of Hyde Park placed third in the National DNA Day Essay Contest sponsored by the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG).

Imagine not having running water in your home, not being able to get a drink of water from the faucet, take a shower or wash your clothes. Or imagine if the water you did have is so contaminated that you have to boil it before you can drink it.

Five freshmen from The Summit Country Day School presented their molecular biology research project at the Experimental Biology/American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting in Orlando, Fla., April 6-9.