• Hampton Roads Academy

Karen Schappert Memorial Award

The Class of 1985 annually honors the memory of their beloved classmate Karen Schappert by recognizing the ninth grade student who best represents the characteristics they most valued when they were in the ninth grade at Hampton Roads Academy. In selecting the recipient of this award, the current ninth grade students select the classmate whom they most respect for unselfishness, a sense of responsibility, honesty and a true sensitivity to the feelings of others.


2016 - Carey Michael Hutchens II
2015 - Joshua L. Higdon
2014 - Andrew Timothy Scott
2013 - Tallak Edward Meland
2012 - Lillian Waddill
2011-   Max Baldwin
2010 - Alyssa Paige Rogowski
2009 - Zachary Lawrence
2008 - Brian Alexander Fuller
2007 - Margot Jamieson Mellette
2006 - Elizabeth Grace Ball

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