On May 22, 2018, Grand River Academy students, faculty, and staff joined together in the Robert S. Morrison Lecture Center on GRA's campus to celebrate the many athletic and academic accomplishments of its young men.
Grand River Academy students who have excelled in the classroom throughout the year were recognized for their hard work as well as the spring coaches and student athletes for their dedication, sportsmanship and athletic talents:
2017 - 2018 End of the Year Awards
Grade 12 – Chris Hall
Grade 11 – Bristol Briggs
Grade 10 – Eric Ladd
Grade 9 – Parsa Parandakhteh
Grade 8 – Khoa Cao
Most Improved Students
Grade 12 – John Wilcox
Grade 11 – Chase Urlik
Grade 10 – Colin Tang
Grade 9 – Collin Abbott-Westling
Grade 8 – Yeunsoo (Jake) Jung
Trustee Bowl: Chris Hall
Awarded to the senior with the most distinguished record during the senior year.
Bauder Cup: Eric Ladd
Awarded to the student who excels in character, leadership, and friendliness.
Headmaster's Cup: Andrew Arnold
Awarded to the student who best combines the attributes of scholar, athlete, and gentleman.
Watson & Jan Kallay Award: Hyeok Jin (Michael) Oh
Awarded to the outstanding senior athlete.
Cassidy-Schwartz Service Award: Ben Ramseyer-Gordon, Colin Tang
Awarded to the students who unselfishly and generously give of their time and effort in service to the Academy.
Fisher Achievement Award: Keith Pezanoski
Awarded to a returning junior whose support of the Academy and whose service to his fellow students are exemplary.
George Armington, Jr. Memorial Plaque: Chris Hall
Awarded to the senior who best personifies the philosophy of the Academy.
Diemer Award: Eric Ladd
Awarded to the student (9th, 10th or 11th grader) who exhibits a positive attitude and exemplary citizenship and who works to his fullest potential.
The Nonneman Awards: Eden Linton
Awarded to the students who produce outstanding work for school publications in the areas of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, artwork, and photography.
William H. Jeffery Fine Arts Award: Zhengxiang (Harry) Huang
Awarded to the student who has attended GRA 2 years and excels in drama, art, or music
Dr. William M. LeSuer: Eric Ladd, Parsa Parandakhteh
To the student whose citizenship is exceptional and who has excelled because of hard work.
Lawrence J. Wilson Social Studies Award: Quentin Pohl
Awarded to the student who has shown a sincere interest in how the social Sciences relate to both the present and the future, and who has gone beyond the textbook and the classroom and expanded his knowledge of the subject matter.
Mastin Award: Yufeng (Kris) Zhang
Awarded to the outstanding Junior Science and Math student.
SPRING SPORTS AWARDS
MVP: Andrew Arnold
Eagle Award: Parsa Parandakhteh
Most Improved: Connor Callahan-Murphy
1st Year Letter Winner
Yumeng (Ammon) Guo
MVP: Eric Ladd
Eagle Award: Derrick Able
Most Improved: Ben Ramseyer-Gordon
LEC First Team All: Conference: Eric Ladd
2nd Year Letter Winner
1st Year Letter Winner
Nico Jordan Vaca
Yeunsoo (Jake) Jung