Lower School Closing 2019

Lower School Closing
May 28, 2019
 
 
Continental Math League
 
Our fourth grade students participated in a series of five competitions during the school year. Students who earned the five highest scores for our school:  
 
Thomas Armond
Thomas Breaux
Aaron Bush
Austin Drew
 
The fifth student, who received a medal for earning the highest score at our school:
Cain Meche
 
 
Math Olympiad Awards
 
Our 5th grade students have taken part in this competition - composed of 5 monthly challenges - for many years. This year they competed with students in all 50 states and 30 other countries around the world.
 
Scoring in the top 50% of all of this year’s scores:
Frances May
 
Scoring in the top 40% of all scores:
Olivia Wu
 
Scoring in the top 30%:
Will Schumacher
 
Scoring in the top 25%:
Zach Cestia
 
These students all scored in the top 20%:
Colby Huffman
Turner Gachassin
Spencer Croft
Reagan Barrios
Ella Arceneaux
Ben Morvant
 
These students’ scores were in the top 10%:
Camille Loughlin
Jiya Lodha
Roan Menard
 
Also in the top 10%, and with a score of 21/25 - the highest score in our school:
Jonathan Sugeng
 
 
Writing Awards
 
The Writes of Spring is an annual contest for students in Lafayette Parish and five other neighboring parishes. It is sponsored by the Acadiana Writing Project, the Lafayette Parish Public Library and the Creative Writing department of ULL. Two of our students placed in the Kindergarten - 2nd grade division of this regional contest.
  • 2nd place in Poetry went to Pierce Perret
  • 1st place in Non-Fiction went to Addie Green
 
 
Louisiana Writes is a state-wide contest that takes in nearly 1,000 entries each year.
 
3rd place in 3rd-4th grade fiction:  Turner Gachassin
2nd Place in K - 2nd grade fiction: Sharon Lazarus
2nd Place in 3rd-4th grade poetry: Jackson Blem
2nd Place in the Junior French Poetry Division:  Jillian Kennedy
1st Place in K - 2nd fiction: Camille Cromwell
1st Place in K - 2nd grade nonfiction: Annalise Fitzgerald
 
 
Le Grand Concours
ESA 3rd- 5th graders compete each year in Le Grand Concours, a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. This year just over 3,000 students competed in the elementary division.  77% of ESA Lower School French students scored in the top 50% nationally.
 
Eight students have earned bronze medals for scoring within the 75th- 80th percentiles nationally:
 
Oz Arceneaux
Lauren Conroy
Molly Granberry
Avery Hanby
Thomas Breaux
Jesse LeJeune
Caroline Huval
Elise Monica
 
13 of our students scored within the 85th-90th percentiles, and earned silver medals:

Robert Morrow
Stella Pfister
Erin Vige
Austin Drew
Scout Helveston
Cain Meche
Thomas Armond
Juliette Badeaux
Grace Schwarz
Rhys Dillane
Ava Proctor
Colby Huffman
Jiya Lodha

 
Seven students earned gold medals for scores in the top 5% nationally:
Gabriel de la Torre
Amelie Gomez
Stella Furby
Matthew Mejias
Genevieve Morrow
Reagan Barrios
Roan Menard
 
 
4th Grade Honor Roll
Jackson Blem
Aaron Bush
Nathan Hidalgo
Paige Lawrence
Ethan McCoy
Lyla O’Niell
 
4th Grade Headmaster’s List
Thomas Armond
Juliette Badeaux
Gabriel de la Torre
Austin Drew
Amelie Gomez
Scout Helveston
Cain Meche
Elise Monica
Genevieve Morrow
Avery Pitre
Avery Ryan
Grace Schwarz
Cecilia Sugeng
Ella Uebinger
Juliet Williams

 
5th Grade Honor Roll
Turner Gachassin
Anna-Kate Moss
Lila Pugliese

5th  Grade Headmaster’s List
Ella Arceneaux
Reagan Barrios
Zach Cestia
Spencer Croft
Bird Fuller
Colby Huffman
Gracie Klemp
Jiya Lodha
Camille Loughlin
Frances May
Roan Menard
Austen Montet
Isa Pecoraro
Emma Phillips
Jonathan Sugeng
 
The St. Barnabas Award is presented to the student who maximizes his or her experience at the Lower School and takes full advantage of all that ESA has to offer. This year’s recipient of the St. Barnabas Award is Emmy Romero.
 
The Headmaster’s Award is presented each year to the student who most exemplifies academic excellence, honor, and leadership. This year, the Headmaster’s Award was presented to Bird Fuller.
 
 
The Class of 2026:


Ella Arceneaux
André Badeaux
Reagan Barrios
Zach Cestia
Jack Cowan
Spencer Croft
Evelyn Dobbs
John Henry Fitzgerald
Bird Fuller
Turner Gachassin
Cooper Gates
Reece Hoyt
Colby Huffman
Jillian Kennedy
Grace Klemp
Jiya Lodha
Camille Loughlin
Frances May
Macy McKnight
Roan Menard
Austen Montet
Ben Morvant
Anna-Kate Moss
Isa Pecoraro
Drake Perry
Emma Phillips
Olivia Plaisance
Ava Proctor
Lila Pugliese
Emmy Romero
Will Schumacher
Gentry Spoon
Jonathan Sugeng
Violet Vale
Parker Vice
Olivia Wu
 
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