ALUMNI AWARDS

To recognize and encourage excellence in the alumni community, the Williston Northampton School honors alumni with annual awards.

To nominate someone for the 2018 Alumni Awards, please click here.

The Alumni Trailblazer Award: Created in 2015 for the school’s 175th Anniversary, this award is presented to an alumnus or alumna of the school under the age of 40 who has demonstrated significant professional achievement, contributions to his/her profession and/or community and continued promise of success in the future.

Williston Northampton Award: Created in 2015 to honor the school’s 175th Anniversary, this award is presented to an alumnus/a who has made significant achievements and contributions to his/her profession and/or community, shown a commitment to professional growth, or is recognized for leadership in his/her field. The contributions do not need to be publicly renowned but should represent important creative effort or accomplishment with professional, societal or educational value.

Daniel and Jane Carpenter Award: Established in 2006 by Daniel M. Cain '64 in honor of the late Daniel and Jane Carpenter and their commitment to, and support of, The Williston Northampton School, its students, parents and alumni, this award is given to a volunteer who through "effort and energy" as well as financial contribution, has had a substantial impact raising dollars and participation for the school.

Founders' Award: This award, created by the merger of the Whitaker-Bement Award and the Samuel and Emily Williston Award, honors the founders and principles of The Northampton School for Girls and Williston Academy. It is awarded annually to an alumnus or alumna whose loyalty, devotion, and service to The Williston Northampton School has been outstanding.

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Founded in 1841, Williston is a student-centered, coeducational institution comprising a Middle School of day students and an Upper School of boarding and day students from 25 states and 27 countries.
Williston is a good fit for motivated students who want to be challenged by a variety of academic, athletic, and extracurricular opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!
Williston classes are discussion based and collaborative, and we have developed outstanding programs that inspire students to excel. Our faculty members provide a model of critical thinking and enthusiastic engagement.

Williston offers the opportunity to pursue your passions and explore your independence in a community of adults there to guide you. Live and learn on a campus where leadership skills and lifelong friendships take root.

Williston offers an academic arts program complemented by parallel extracurricular arts activities—all taught by faculty members who are practicing musicians, actors, and visual artists.
Williston fields 67 interscholastic teams at the varsity, junior varsity, and beginner levels in 35 sports to give students a full range of opportunities to play. We also offer recreational options and fitness training.
Whether graduates of Williston Academy, Northampton School for Girls, or the Williston Northampton School, our alumni are an engaged and supportive part of the school’s family. No matter where they are in the world, our alumni believe in doing good well.
Giving to Williston supports the ongoing life and mission of the school. We invite you to explore how to help advance and sustain our special learning environment.
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