Every spring the DLI hosts a celebration to recognize excellence in leadership and service. The 2019 award recipients are:

  • Outstanding Contribution to Leadership & Service
    • Class I - Anya Hershenson, Holly Gillis, Jerry Han, Adam Crellin Sazama*
    • Class II - Donna Gee, Daisy Wang, Ellen Gebreselassie, Eliza Fleming
    • Class III - Rujal Chitrakar, Sam Sullivan, Xiangan He, Karen Mai
    • Class IV - Christian Leriche, Mariam Sirage, Gwen Trueblood
  • Rising Student Leaders
    • Dorothy Russell (Class VI)
    • Zoe Colimon (Class VI)
  • Impact on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    • Student - Mateo Daffin (Class II)
    • Faculty/Staff - Dr. Vanessa Prosper
    • Student Organization - Gospel Choir
  • Student Organization Service to Community (Student Organization)
    • Bsie Committee
  • Student Organization of the Year
    • BLS Theater

*Includes $250 college scholarship

Recognition of Boston Latin School Fellowships

  • Deitch Leadership Institute Fellows
  • Seevak Human Rights and Social Justice fellows
  • John William Ward Public Service Fellows

Crystal Apple Awards
Awarded by students to teachers who demonstrate leadership and excellence in the classroom:

  • Judi Freeman (Gerald L. Gitner '62 & Family Award for Outstanding Teaching)
  • Jesse Southwick
  • Cate Arnold
  • Michael Howard

Nomination Process
Call for nominations begin in April.  Anyone in BLS can submit a nomination - students, faculty or administrators.  Students can even nominate themselves, although parents/guardians cannot.