Alexis Dupree - St. Luke's School - New Canaan, CT
Alexis has a strong work ethic and dedication to her studies at St. Luke’s, where she entered as a fifth grader from the Waterside School. She has a gift for understanding difficult situations and giving those around her the support that they need. She moves her peers to a better and more productive way of thinking by always reinforcing the good that she sees in them while challenging them to do and be even better. These are the qualities that make her an ideal candidate for the “kindness” award.
Alexis is a strong social justice advocate, who plans to study social work as an undergraduate. When she is not pursuing her academic and career goals, Alexis contributes time to the athletic program at St. Luke's as a manager, volunteers at her alma mater and is a member of the Student Diversity Leadership Council (SDLC). She is also a gifted singer who has performed in a selective acapella group.