Alumni & High School Placement
Canterbury’s focus on scholarship, leadership, and service prepares students to succeed in any high school setting – public, independent, or boarding school. Canterbury alumni consistently rise to the top of their class. In addition to academic honors, our alumni have won numerous citizenship, leadership, and athletic awards.
From our first 8th grade class in 1996 to the class of 2016, Canterbury has graduated 694 students. For more information on where Canterbury students go to high school and college, open this document.
- In the last 15 years, 19 Canterbury graduates have been valedictorian or salutatorian at their high school.
- In the last five years, two Canterbury graduates have won the prestigious Morehead-Cain scholarship at UNC Chapel Hill.
- In addition to the Morehead-Cain, Canterbury students have won Presidential and National Merit Scholarships. A significant number are named AP Scholars.
- Graduates have attended a range of colleges including such nationally known universities as Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Williams, UNC, and the University of Virginia.
- Canterbury graduates include high school and college athletes, artists, actors, and leaders.
Canterbury Valedictorians and Salutatorians
2005 Sarah LuptonValedictorian, Page High School
2006 Catherine NewmanValedictorian, Page High School
2007 Julie LucasValedictorian, Page High School
2008 Gwen BarlowValedictorian, Grimsley High School
2009 Phoebe RoerValedictorian, Page High SchoolHarrison HolbrookSalutatorian, Page High School
2010 Kendele McGeeSalutatorian, Northern High School
2011 Matthew AronsonTop Academic Average, Greensboro Day School Kimberly YatesCo-Salutatorian, Page High School
2012 Lee SummerellSalutatorian, Page High School
2013 Suejette BlackValedictorian, St. Mary’s High School
2014 Katherine MaultsbyCo-Valedictorian, Page High SchoolAnsley SackettCo-Valedictorian, Page High School
2015 Miller TownesValedictorian, Page High SchoolLiza BrownCo-Salutatorian, Page High School
Janie PearceCo-Salutatorian, Page High School
2017 Copeland JonesValedictorian, Page High SchoolCaroline FernerCo-Salutatorian, Page High School
2019 Sophie MaginnesValedictorian, Page High School