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An independent, college preparatory school, grades Transitional Kindergarten through 12

We exist to Inspire

Providence Day School exists to inspire in its students a passion for learning, a commitment to personal integrity, and a sense of social responsibility


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Triple Pony Award – completed three seasons played as a 7th grader (2018-2019 Recipient List) 

Triple Pony Award – completed three seasons played as an 8th grader (2018-2019 Recipient List) 

PDS Tri-Sport Award – completed three seasons of JV and/or V participation (2018-2019 Recipient List) 

Senior Award - a personalized shadowbox chronicling their years as a Charger 

Triple Charger – Seniors who completed three seasons (2018-2019 Recipient List)

Paladin Award – for Seniors who completed 2 sports per year from 7-12th grade (2018-2019 Recipient List) 

Thoroughbred Award  – for Seniors who completed 3 sports per year from 7-12th grade (2018-2019 Recipient List)

2018-19 Award Winners:
Charger Fan(s) of the Year – a fan who contributed in a positive, spirited manner throughout the year:  Connor Thomas

Manager of the Year – the student (or students) who contribute to a team sometimes ‘behind the scenes’ by assisting both coaches and team: Amaan Rashid

Barbara Fricke Spirit of PD Award – presented to a male and female senior athlete who have promoted a healthy, competitive spirit for all our Charger athletic teams. These individuals display the values that former Athletic Director and Coach, Barbara Fricke, emphasized; perseverance, loyalty, integrity, honor, selflessness, and teamwork, values that go well beyond the athletic arena: Bennett Ann McIver and Ben Joyner

Senior Impact Player of the Year – presented to a senior female and male student athlete whose effort is representative of playing for the love of the game and contributes significantly to overall development and growth of his or her sport and whose contributions have a major impact on the team's success: Molly Firr and Nathaniel Friedman

Outstanding Moment of the Year – given to the female or male student-athlete whose one performance during an event “took your breath away”: Christian Landis's win in the NCISAA Cross Country State Championship (in the pouring ran and mud)

Underclassman of the Year- given to the female and male student-athlete whose overall performance on one or more teams made a significant impact to that program: Ella Abraham (Volleyball), Falon Spearman (Track), Femi Cole (Track), and John Miralia (Baseball and Basketball)

Senior Charger Athlete – recognizes the “best all around” female and male athlete. It is awarded to a senior who exemplifies good sportsmanship, leadership and outstanding athletic abilities. Consideration goes to a multi-sport athlete: Marissa Hart and Ikem Ekwonu

Senior Academic Athlete – the most prestigious athletic award given to a female and male senior student athlete at Providence Day School. It represents a student who has exceptional abilities both in the classroom, on the field, court, or in the pool in addition to outstanding multi-sport participation: Justine Cronk and Joe Kerrigan

Coach of the Year – presented to the coach who embodies the Providence Day mission and empowers their athletes to develop and grow in all aspects of life. Dan Dudley (Boys and Girls Soccer)

Unsung Hero - presented to the senior female and male student-athlete who continuously performed at an exemplary level  and made a substantive contribution to their sport despite limited recognition: Grace Godwin, Kelechi Eziri, and Nick Stotts