Wyoming Seminary graduates Sean Banul of Pittston and Amy Shick of Mountain Top received the Willis L. Dean Citizenship Prize during the school's 168th Commencement. They were among 103 students who completed their Sem educations on May 27.
The award is given to a senior boy and girl who approach most closely the ideal Wyoming Seminary graduate in scholastic achievement, good citizenship and participation in extracurricular activities.
Banul, a Levi Sprague Fellow who gave the student address at Commencement, also received the Dr. William Schuler Pierce Award for his accomplishments in science. Prior to Commencement he received the President’s Educational Excellence Award, the Wyoming Seminary Model United Nations Award and the PIAA Scholar Athlete Award. He has been inducted into the Cum Laude Society, the national academic honor society for college preparatory schools. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Banul of Pittston.
Shick also received the Paul Kafrissen Memorial Computer Award for excellence and creativity in computer studies. Prior to Commencement she received the President’s Educational Excellence Award, the PIAA Scholar Athlete Award and the Brooks Christian Citizenship Prize. She has been inducted into the Cum Laude Society, the national academic honor society for college preparatory schools. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Shick of Mountain Top.
Seen following the Commencement exercises are Amy Shick and Sean Banul.