Academy Awards

The St. Mary’s Academy Awards is an annual tradition that honors a St. Mary's graduate whose outstanding accomplishments exemplify the spirit and mission of St. Mary's Academy in one or more of the following categories:

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation.
This award is given to an alumna who is outstanding because of her success in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering or math).

Outstanding Achievement in Leadership.
This award recognizes an alumna with extensive and effective leadership contributions within her community or career field.

Outstanding Achievements in the Arts.
This award celebrates the achievements of an alumna who has thrived in the visual or performing arts or arts education.

Outstanding Achievement in Athletics.
This award showcases a dedicated alumna who embodies the true spirit of sport and sportsmanship through involvement in athletics during her time at St. Mary’s and beyond.

Outstanding Service to the Community.
This award recognizes an alumna who has provided exemplary dedication to her community through service to others.

This festive evening offers a chance to honor and congratulate the winners, renew friendships with St. Mary's classmates, and celebrate the SMA community.


2019 Academy Award Honorees

2019 Academy Award Honorees, From left to right: Kiana Anvaripour '99, Charmika Schuster '94, Susie Niedermeyer Neighbors '77, Michelle Warner '09 and Kathy Wai '04

From left to right:

 Kiana Anvaripour '99, Charmika Schuster '94,

Susie Niedermeyer Neighbors '77, Michelle Warner '09 and Kathy Wai '04