Academic Awards 2019-20
Caihan (Tony) Chen
Qiyu (Sam) Lu
Khang (Kaden) Vo
Letu (Lancelot) Wang
Spartan of the Year: This award is determined by a majority vote of the varsity coaches. Multiple winners may be recognized.
Scholar-Athletes of the Year: This award is determined by the Curriculum Committee and is awarded to the senior varsity athlete with the best combination of athletic and academic achievement. Multiple winners may be recognized.
Outstanding Student: Each student nominated for an individual subject award receives points. Outstanding Student plaques for the freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior classes are awarded to the student with the highest total of individual subject ranking points in each grade level. Multiple winners may be recognized.
Senior of the Year
Archdiocese of Los Angeles Christian Service Award
Baseline League Outstanding Students: students must excel in such areas as scholarship, school, leadership, community and a variety of extra-curricular activities. Only five from each school are awarded. They represent the finest qualities of our Baseline League’s senior class.
Individual Subject Awards: Students who excel in particular subjects are honored for their achievement. To determine award winners, departments select the top students in each course offered. Through discussion, the top five students in each subject are ranked. These rankings are submitted to the Curriculum Committee, which determines the final winners. Every effort is made to distribute the awards to the highest-ranked student in any individual subject area. However, a student is limited to winning only one subject award.
AP Calculus AB – Michael Melkonyan
AP German – Justin Markstrom
AP Human Geography – Maxwell Burlew
AP Literature – Kyle Malaluan
AP Macro Economics – Avishka Silva
AP Physics 2 – Benjamin Canty
AP Statistics – Weiyu “Gavin” Hao
Cinematic Arts 2 – Brian Chagnon
Comparative Religions – Alonzo Canete
Differential Equations – Khang “Kaden” Vo
Earth Science – David Weatherby
Economics – Gabriel Webb
Engineering Design & Development – Hector Varela
Government – Justin Zachary Yucor
IB English HL 2 – Jared Encarnacion
IB Film HL 2 – Jordan Cabungcal
IB History of the Americas HL 2: Aiden Serna
IB Visual Arts – Christian Hernandez
Senior Theology – John “Jack” Campbell
Social Justice – Almer Gatchalian
Saint Damien Senior Excellence Awards: These awards are presented to senior students who have achieved the following:
A 3.6 cumulative GPA through the 7th semester
Achievement of at least two of the following criteria, in their senior year: a varsity letter earned in a sport; a member of the varsity debate team; a member of the Mock Trial team; a ASB or Senior Class Officer; a Kairos retreat leader; an Editor-In-Chief of the Laconian or the Spartiate; a member of the Jazz Band, Marching Band or Percussion Ensemble; an active Spartan Ambassador; a member of the cast or cew of a Damien drama production; a winner of an Archdiocesan Christian Service Award; a Baseline League Outstanding Student; a member of the Robotics team; An active member of the Sports Medicine Club.
John “Jack” Campbell
Caihan “Tony” Chen
Jacod De Los Reyes
Jay Andrew Loquiere
Brandon Alan Tanjuaquio
Khang “Kaden” Vo
Outstanding Senior Scholars: These awards are presented to all seniors who have a GPA of 4.0 through seven (7) semesters.
Caihan “Tony” Chen
Jiahui “Chris” Chen
Jacob De Los Reyes
Chuanwei “Frank” Gu
Weiyu “Gavin” Hao
Bohan “Leo” Huang
Shaofeng “Fred” Huang
Jui-Chun “Vincent” Lin
Qiyu “Sam” Lu
Yuhyun “Chris” Na
Huy “Jordan” Tran
Khang “Kaden” Vo
Letu “Lancelot” Wang
Yu “Will” Wu
Justin Zachary Yucor