Five of the students honored are West Hartford residents.
Submitted by Michelle M. Murphy, Director of Communications & Marketing, Kingswood Oxford School
In one of its most cherished back-to-school traditions, Kingswood Oxford recently honored the nine students who had the highest academic averages in their grade during the 2013-14 school year.
At KO’s opening assembly in September, Head of School Dennis Bisgaard presented specially chosen books to each of the “Dux Prize” winners from the prior school year. Dux (pronounced “dukes”) means “leader” in Latin. The Dux Prize, which has been given for generations at Kingswood Oxford, traces its roots to the school’s British origins.
This year’s Dux Prize winners are:
- Ethan Levinbook ‘20, son of Wendy and Howard Levinbook of West Hartford
- Julia Deitelbaum ‘19, daughter of John and Elizabeth Deitelbaum of Ellington
- Natalie Eckert ‘18, daughter of Daniel and Marybeth Eckert of Avon
- Alec Rossi ‘17, son of John and Jane Rossi of Kensington, tied with Noah Stanton ‘17, daughter of Dr. Claudia Coplein of West Hartford and Gerald Stanton of Farmington
- Benjamin Waldman ‘16, son of Keith and Jamie Waldman of West Hartford
- Cole Adams ‘15, son of Garth and Sonya Adams of West Hartford
- Robert Scappaticci ‘15, son of Anthony and Bonnie Scappaticci of Bristol
- Alexandra Stanton ‘14, daughter of Claudia Coplein of West Hartford and Gerald Stanton of Farmington
Rigorous academics are at the heart of a KO education, where students learn to become clear, confident communicators; resourceful problem-solvers; and innovative and ethical leaders. The School will host an Open House for prospective Upper School students on Oct. 26 and another for prospective Middle School students on Nov. 16. Call the Admissions Office at 860-727-5000 for more info or to register.