History/Social Studies Undergraduate Achievement Awards are given in recognition of academic achievement, exemplary contribution to the learning environment, and/or noteworthy academic growth over the course of the school year.
Advanced Placement United States History: Todd Manley, Lydia Moore, Kristina Tagliente, Noah Tocci
United States History: Kayla Lawrence, Megan Moran, Jessica Ober
AP World History: Zoe Snow
World Studies: Maria Barrow
Modern World History: Anne Burkus, Clark Eglinton, Jared Lorusso, Carlfred Malcolm, Kristen Sands, Daniel Spellman
9th Grade Honors World History: Alan Blaesser, Jason Fishman, Hannah Levine, Ryan Welby
9th Grade World History: Annie Hayes, Emanuel Lorusso, Eeshani Nagarkar
Departmental Excellence in History/Social Studies Awards
From the recipients of the History/Social Studies Department’s Undergraduate Achievement Awards, one student per course has been chosen to receive the Departmental Excellence in History/Social Studies award.
AP United States History: Deniz Cataltepe, Mark Fishman
United States History: David Valle
AP World History: Anna Neufeld
Modern World History: Carolyn Kaye
Honors 9th Grade History: Amanda Chen
9th Grade World History: Charlotte Livingston
The Massachusetts Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates sponsors its annual James Otis Lecture in September. Massachusetts high schools may nominate students to attend a lecture by a noted scholar in US History. In September, Dr. Pauline Meier of MIT and Dr. Gordon S. Woods of Brown University will present, Gifts of the Anti-Federalists. Weston High School’s nominees will be:
The National Forensic League is the nation's oldest and largest debate and speech honor society, with over 1 million members in all 50 states. It was founded in 1925 in the belief that all students should be empowered to become effective communicators, ethical individuals, critical thinkers, and leaders in a democratic society. The “other” NFL exists to promote secondary school speech and debate activities and interscholastic competition as a means to develop lifelong skills and values and to increase the public’s awareness of the value of speech, debate and communication education.
Merit: Jasmine Austrie, Joanna Tao
Honor: Amanda Chen, Jacqueline Chen, Irene Liew
Distinction: James Emery, Aubrey Kief