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Monomoy senior Edrian Wright honored with Award for Academic Growth and Student Leadership in Learning 

MRHS Senior Edrian Wright receives award from Superintendent Dr. Scott CarpenterMay 17, 2023 — Monomoy Regional High School Senior Edrian Wright was selected by the high school’s administration to receive the 2023 NSDC Award for Academic Growth and Student Leadership in Learning. 

The National School Development Council is a network of regional school study councils that supports excellence, equity and continuous educational improvement. The NSDC network assists hundreds of schools and school districts nationwide in becoming high-performance organizations. The regional affiliation is the New England School Development Council (NESDEC).

This award is presented to high school seniors who have consistently pursued a high level of academic effort, and who have also served as positive role models for the student body. Recipients of the award exemplify admirable character and accomplishment.  

In presenting this award, Superintendent Scott Carpenter shared the following excerpts from the recommendation from Edrian’s counselor:


Edrian is a model of perseverance and resilience and possesses a maturity far beyond his years. He is an intelligent student and an ultra-talented musician, who possesses a caring and helping spirit. When you meet Edrian, you see a young man who is self-driven to improve his own life and that of others through tremendous dedication and perseverance. He has fantastic skills in communication, both spoken and written. He has perfected these skills through our drama club and as a published author in magazines. He thrives in group activities and has often gravitated to a leadership role. He is strong in all academic areas and this ability was recognized recently as he earned Adams Scholar status for stellar performance on the MCAS.  He is a standout musician and truly shines on stage with his trombone. Edrian has been a local and regional music festival participant and he is proud of his experience at the All-State music festival this year. Edrian is the type of talented young man competitive colleges are seeking.  I believe in, admire, and respect Edrian. Be on the lookout, here comes Edrian Wright! 

Edrian was presented with the award at the School Committee meeting on May 11, 2023.