2016 Humanities High School Book Awards – Celebrating excellence in the humanities
Thursday, June 30, 2016
New Hampshire Humanities is pleased to announed the 2016 recipients of our New Hampshire Humanities High School Book Awards, presented to high school juniors around the state. These students have demonstrated genuine curiosity about history, literature, languages, or philosophy and hope to deepen that knowledge in college. The book presented to these outstanding students was "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," the companion book to the recent PBS documentary, signed by filmmaker, author, and New Hampshire’s premier public historian, Ken Burns.
Students who were honored include Brooke Bagley, Stevens High School; Ashley Cioto, Timberlane Regional High School; Alexa Dembiec, Gilford High School; Benjamin Desrochers, Alvirne High School; Eliorah Finkelson, Bow High School; Lily Gilbert, Pembroke Academy; Becket Gourlay, Con-Val Regional High School; Abigail Harris, Pelham High School; Carl Harris, Manchester High School Central; Alexa LoDuca, Salem High School; Joseph Monaghan, Bishop Brady High School; Andrew Pieper, Souhegan High School; Breanna Sowle, Kearsarge Regional High School; and Brandon Sullenberger, Manchester High School West.
We extend our congratulations to these impressive young scholars as they begin their senior year and wish them continued and lifelong adventures in learning.