Academic Awards Ceremony
By Alissa Allison
The fall 2013 Awards Ceremony held on Wednesday November 6 in the auditorium commended students for maintaining honors and special school accomplishments. This includes sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Anna Downey, associate principal called individuals to the stage to receive pins, cords, and recognition for their accomplishments. The first award was the academic pin given to students for being on the honor roll with an average of 87 percent or higher from the past year. This award is given annually. This year 252 students received a pin for this achievement. After that, specific awards were given out to a select number of students.
The maroon and gold cord of the National Latin Honor Society was awarded to Ashley Grooms for completing four years of Latin study as a sophomore while keeping a 90 average.
The University of Dallas recognized Phuong Phan along with Molly Brauch for their performance on the National Latin Exam they took in March 2013. Brauch was also named a commended student in the National Merit Scholarship Program out of 34,000 students across the U.S.
The Honda-Ohio State University partnership Math Medal award was given to Kendall Cappel.
Nicole Nie and Rachel Zieverink who both graduated in 2013, senior Katherine Kahny, and junior Molly Henderson were recognized by the Ladies of Auxiliary of District 4 Veterans of Foreign Wars Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Kahny was also recognized for having art pieces in the College of Mount Saint Joseph high school art show along with senior Laura Wolter and junior Katie Jacobs
Kendall Cappel, Julie Chastang, Ally Coz, and Sarah Kammer were recognized for scoring three or higher on three or more AP exams. Kirby Sullivan and Olivia Wetsch were recognized for scoring 3.25 on all AP exams taken with a score of three or higher on four or more of these exams. Molly Brauch was recognized for an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams and scores of three or higher on five or more of the exams.
Scoring Advanced in four out of five sections of the OGT Megan Awad, Faith Flowers, Ashley Grooms, Melissa Henry, Olivia Hess, Megan Igel, Krista Murphy, Carly Niehauser, Jessica Rieskamp, Abbigail Sandmann, Haley Sponaugle were recognized. Ally Radziwon and Brooke Zentmeyer scored advanced on all of the OGT’s .
The ACT 30+ club welcomed: Christine Anneken, Christa Woelfel, Molly Brauch, Samantha Hisset, Ally Cox, and Kelley Kraemer. In the spring, when a list of the completed September and October tests come in the 30+ club will announce the other students earning this distinction.
Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Conference recognized, Leigha Kraemer, Carly Niehauser, Maggie Walroth, and Brooke Zentmeyer for selecting to attend. The program teaches the students how to make change in their communities.
University of Cincinnati’s Linder Summer Institute for Emerging Leaders recognized the following students selected to attend, Katelyn Hembree, Jewel Thompson, Cierra Watkins. Offers a special opportunity to learn from leaders in their communities.
Carly Niehauser and Suzanne Schultz were recognized for their transformational initiative at Seton High School. They took their time and effort to benefit Seton High School by participating in Seton´s online Spanish 4 class.
Congratulations to all the girls in their achievements.