Winter Athletic Awards

Select the award name below to see a list of recipients.

Presented by friends in memory of Charlie Whittemore '77 to that member of the Varsity Wrestling team who, during the past season, has been a positive model of sportsmanship, selflessness and dedication in and out of the wrestling room.

Given to a senior who has been with Hotchkiss wrestling for two years and who, because of a high level of dedication to the team, exemplary tenacity in the face of adversity, and selfless contribution to the improvement of others, has earned the respect and admiration of coaches and teammates.

Awarded to that boy who, in the opinion of the coaches, makes the greatest contribution to the wrestling team through his unselfish loyalty and outstanding performance on the mat.

Presented to that member of the upper-mid, lower-mid, or junior classes who, through her determination, effort, and positive attitude, contributes the most to the swim team.

Established by the late Nelson S. Talbott '11 of Dayton, Ohio, this award is presented to that swimmer in the prep or lower-middle class who, in the opinion of the team members and coaches, has been the most valuable to the swimming squad by his efforts, performance, and spirit.

This award, named in honor of William N. Stakeley, master at Hotchkiss in chemistry and swim coach from 1938-1966, is presented to that member of the senior or upper-middle class who in the opinion of the coaches has been most valuable to the swimming squad by his effort, performance, and spirit.

This award, in honor of John C. Virden III '64, first head coach of the girls squash team, is presented to that player who by her loyalty, ability and leadership makes an outstanding contribution to the squash team and to the School by her all-around fine play.

Presented to the boy who, through his unselfish loyalty, makes an outstanding contribution to the squash team and to the School by his all-around fine play.

This award was established in honor of the first team, whose spirit and perseverance served as an inspiration for future teams. It is awarded to that player who--through her ability, enthusiasm, dedication and sportsmanship--has contributed the most to the team.