George Stevens Academy Honor Parts

The Weekly Packet|05/21/2020

George Stevens Academy Honor Parts
BLUE HILL—George Stevens Academy will hold a virtual commencement for the Class of 2020 Sunday, June 14, 1 to 2:30 p.m. broadcast live, with student speeches pre-recorded.

Syra Jackson Gutow, valedictorian

Daughter of Tom and Amy Gutow of Castine.

Syra is a National Merit Scholarship Finalist, and was awarded the Rensselaer Medal and the Williams College Book Award. She participated in outdoor track for four years, indoor track for two years (captain), served on the Civil Rights Team Project, was an after-school library assistant for two years, and attended Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Art Program for three years. Outside activities include gymnastics, coaching, and making blankets for Syrian refugees. Syra will attend Hamilton College to study Women’s and Gender Studies, and she seeks a career helping victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.


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