Alumnae Awards

The Madeira School presents alumnae awards each year during Reunion Weekend. 

The Alumna Achievement Award

The Alumna Achievement Award recognizes an alumna whose vision, perseverance, determination and accomplishments have made significant contributions to a professional, educational or civic field. This award was established in 1991. Past recipients of the Alumna Achievement Award can be found here.

The Young Alumna Achievement Award

Madeira’s Young Alumna Award recognizes a young alumna* who embodies Lucy Madeira’s courage, vision and self-confidence. An alumna with exemplary accomplishments toward her professional, educational or civic fields of interest. This is a newly established award, created in 2014. 
*A young alumna is defined as a Madeira student who has graduated within the last fifteen years. 

Nominate an alumna for either award here

All award nominations are confidential. An alumna may nominate herself and/or any other alumnae for the awards. 

If you have any questions, please contact Katie Kernich, Director of Alumnae and Parent Relations



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The wealth of knowledge and experience Madeira provides our girls is the result of the generous support of alumnae, current parents, past parents, grandparents, faculty, staff, and friends. Your gifts make a huge difference in our ability to claim a place among the finest independent schools in the Greater Washington, D.C.-area.

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It’s never too early to start planning for Reunions 2020!

Consider joining your Reunion Committee. It’s a great way to connect with classmates and help plan your Saturday night off-campus gathering. If your class year ends in a 0 or 5, then you have a milestone reunion, April 17-18, 2020.

Contact Adria Black, Director of Alumnae Relations