Vernon Clay '23 Receives Captain Andrew R. Houghton '97 Award

Congratulations to sophomore Vernon Clay on receiving the Captain Andrew R. Houghton ‘97 Award! The award was created in 2010 in memory of Andrew Houghton ‘97 who passed away on August 9, 2004 from injuries sustained on July 10, 2004 while serving in Iraq. It is presented each year to a Strake Jesuit sophomore who best exhibits the characters and values that Andy exemplified - academic excellence, service to friends and the community at Strake Jesuit and beyond, an enthusiasm for life, and a determination to succeed. Previous award recipients Maurice May ‘21 and Sal Nuzzo ‘22 were also present at the reception.