Brian Hurley of Edgartown and Clara Maynard of Chilmark, both students at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, have been awarded the 2012 Saint Michael’s College Book Award for Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience.

The award recognizes students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in volunteer service and academic achievement.
Winners were presented the book First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (HarperCollins 2000) by Loung Ung, a 1993 Saint Michael’s College graduate who has become a widely-acclaimed author. Saint Michael’s is located in Burlington, Vt.