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Cannon School Class of 2009


CANNON SCHOOL SENIORS RECEIVE MORE THAN $6.2 MILLION IN MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS
Graduating Students Accepted at Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities

The 87 members of Cannon School’s Class of 2009, who received their diplomas during a May 22 graduation ceremony at Cannon School’s campus, have received more than $6.2 million in merit-based scholarship funds for the next four years. Cannon's newest alumni were accepted at schools that best fit their unique talents and interests, including at some of the nation’s leading colleges and universities: Stanford University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Middlebury College, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Davidson College, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, Grinnell College, Tufts University, Brown University, Washington University in St. Louis, Wake Forest University, and others.

Cannon School devotes itself to academic excellence through a challenging curriculum that includes various Advanced Placement courses and a range of academic electives that prepare students for the rigors of college.

“The Class of 2009 has been successful in receiving wonderful offers from colleges to continue their education and growth,” says Anne Shandley, Cannon’s director of college counseling. “We are so proud of these young people as individuals and proud of their many accomplishments as a class.”
Class of 2009 College Acceptances
Cannon School Class of 2009 graduates were accepted at the following colleges and universities:

The University of Alabama
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
American University
American University of Paris
Appalachian State University
The University of Arizona
Armstrong Atlantic State University
The University of the Arts
Auburn University
Ball State University
Barton College
Baylor University
Belmont Abbey College
Belmont University
Binghamton University
Boston College
Boston University
Brown University
Bucknell University
University of California at Irvine
University of California at Santa Barbara
University of California at Santa Cruz
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
Catawba College
Chapman University
College of Charleston
University of Chicago
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina
City College of the CUNY
Clark University
Clemson University
Clemson University (Engineering and Science)
Cleveland State University
Colgate University
University of Colorado at Boulder
Columbia College
Concord University
Cornell University
The Culinary Institute of America
Davidson College
University of Denver
Dickinson College
Drexel University
Duke University
East Carolina University
Eckerd College
Elon University
Emerson College
Emory University
University of Florida
Fordham University
Franklin and Marshall College
Furman University
The George Washington University
Georgia Institute of Technology
University of Georgia
University of Georgia (College of Arts & Sciences)
Gettysburg College
Gordon College
Goucher College
Grinnell College
Guilford College
Hamilton College - N.Y.
Hampden-Sydney College
High Point University
Hiram College
Hofstra University
Indiana State University
James Madison University
Johns Hopkins University
Johnson & Wales University
University of Kentucky
Lee University
Lees-McRae College
Lehigh University
Lincoln Memorial University
Louisiana State University
University of Louisville
Loyola Marymount University
Marquette University
Mars Hill College
University of Massachusetts, Boston
McDaniel College
University of Miami
Michigan State University
University of Michigan
Middlebury College
University of Mississippi
University of Missouri at Columbia
Montreat College
New York University
University of North Carolina at Asheville
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University (Engineering)
North Carolina State University (Management)
University of North Florida
Northeastern University
Northeastern University (College of Arts & Sciences)
Northern Illinois University
Northern Kentucky University
Northwestern University
Occidental College
Oglethorpe University
The Ohio State University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Oklahoma State University
Pfeiffer University
Presbyterian College
Purdue University
Randolph-Macon College
University of Redlands
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rhodes College
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
Saint Louis University
Samford University
University of San Diego
Santa Clara University
School of Visual Arts
Seton Hall University
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University (College of Humanities & Sciences)
St. Andrews Presbyterian College
St. John's University - Queens Campus
Stanford University
State University of New York at Albany
Stevens Institute of Technology
SUNY College at Geneseo
Syracuse University
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Towson University
Trinity University
Tufts University
Tulane University
Tusculum College
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
University of Vermont
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
University of Virginia
Wake Forest University
Washington and Lee University
Washington University in St. Louis
West Virginia University
Western Carolina University
Wingate University
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Wofford College
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Commencement, May 22, 2009
Speaker: Rabbi Judith Schindler, Senior Rabbi, Temple Beth El, Charlotte (Read her commencement address)

Valedictorian: Robert Austin Dollar, Meredith Nicole Frazier

Salutatorian: Alec William Lamb