Cowand, Purdie named to honor roll

By Emily Hobbs

July 30, 2014

RALEIGH — Alex Cowand, daughter of Wes and Nancy Cowand, and Emma Purdie, daughter of David and Shawn Purdie, all of Clinton, have been named to the first and second semester honor rolls for the 2013-14 year at Saint Mary’s School.

Miss Cowand graduated in May with high honors and Miss Purdie is a rising 10th grader.

To be eligible for the honor roll, a student must maintain a weighted grade point average of 3.5 or higher in at least five academic courses whiled maintaining the status of a student in good standing with the Judicial Board and administration.

Saint Mary’s School is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory, girls boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for grades 9-12. Founded in 1849, Saint Mary’s is the fourth oldest all girls boarding school in the nation. For more information visit