WHHS senior accomplishments noted online

WHHS senior accomplishments noted online
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The OHSAA Courageous Student Award, given to a student who has exemplified great courage and overcome great adversity in a positive way, went to Jarek Snow, who lost his father his sophomore year.

                        

The West Holmes High School Class of 2020 was recently honored for its accomplishments during the Senior Honors Award Ceremony that took place online this year.

Included in the accolades were awards from outside organizations.

The Aultcare Team Spirit Award Scholarship is presented to a student who exemplifies team spirit while participating in high school athletics. It was presented to Sage Miller.

The Franklin B. Walter Award, presented to a student in each county in Ohio annually, is based on outstanding academic achievement and honors. It was earned by Zach Wigton.

The Ray Kroc Award is given to a senior student who is involved with his or her school and community and is passionate for others. That award went to class salutatorian Grant Baker.

The United States Marine Corps also doled out three awards to West Holmes seniors.

The first is the Scholastic Excellence Award, which recognizes students for academic achievements and a leader among his or her peers. That honor was bestowed upon Jacob Hammond.

The Distinguished Athlete Awards are presented to one male and one female student who shows exemplary effort on and off the field of competition. Wrestler Cael Woods and softball player Morgan Allen received those honors.

The final award is the Semper Fidelis Award of Musical Excellence, an award given to a student who was an exceptional performer, a leader among his or her peers, and a quality citizen. This year’s honor went to John Vales.

Darlene Stitzlein, executive director of the Holmes County Education Foundation, presented more than $132,000 in scholarships to 39 graduating West Holmes seniors.

That list includes Morgan Allen, Thomas Layman Memorial Scholarship, Sidney J. and Georgia M. Purdy Memorial Scholarship; Liberty Arnold, Leguillon Family Scholarship, Patricia M. Morganti Scholarship and Sauerbrey Memorial Scholarship; Brett Blake, Killbuck Area Scholarship, Weber Girls Scholarship, Troyer Cheese West Holmes Scholarship; Taylor Brooks, Sidney J. and Georgia M. Purdy Scholarship; Jordyn Burnison, HCEF Scholarship, Melanie A Gehm Memorial Scholarship, Millersburg Lions Club Scholarship; Callie Cline, Aimee Frenette-Rickly Memorial Scholarship, Millersburg Rotary Club Scholarship and Millersburg Lions Club Scholarship; Ava Close, Anonymous Donor Achievement Scholarship;

Jasmine Cronon, Herbert & Corrinne Drushell Scholarship, Sauerbrey Memorial Scholarship; Sean Edmonds, HCEF Scholarship, Sidney J. and Georgia M. Purdy Memorial Scholarship; Kadyn Evans, Robert & Elsie Galley Educational Scholarship; Maiah Geib, Holmes Family Medicine Scholarship, Sidney J. and Georgia M. Purdy Memorial Scholarship; Hannah Goines, Ralph B. & Alta M. Dickersheet Scholarship, Robert & Elsie Galley Educational Scholarship; Jacob Goudy, Heinbuck Memorial Scholarship, The Commercial & Savings Bank Scholarship; Kennedy Haston, Sidney J. and Georgia M. Purdy Memorial Scholarship;

Blaine Hoxworth, Anonymous Donor Achievement Scholarship; Braxton Lint, Sauerbrey Memorial Scholarship, Holmes County Bar Association Scholarship, Millersburg Lions Club Scholarship; Tara Loomis, Carol Hawkins Maurer Nursing Scholarship, Sidney J. and Georgia M. Purdy Memorial Scholarship; Clayton Martin, Darb & Tootzi Snyder Family Scholarship, Sidney J. and Georgia M. Purdy Memorial Scholarship; Kaylin Martin, Christmas Cookie Tour Hospitality Scholarship, John W. & Geneva Schuler Scholarship; Tyler Masters, Anonymous Donor Achievement Scholarship, Campbell Family Scholarship;

Morgan Mellor, Jennifer M. Jones Memorial Scholarship; Michael Miller, Richard & Judy Seaman Scholarship for Community, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Spirit West Holmes Scholarship and Sidney J. and Georgia M. Purdy Memorial Scholarship; Sage Miller, Jennifer Bird-Duff Memorial Scholarship, Sauerbrey Memorial Scholarship; Summer Miller, Lilian Grace Edna Duncan Scholarship, Sauerbrey Memorial Scholarship; Kathryn Morello, Dr. John H and Sandra S. Gindlesberger Scholarship, Sauerbrey Memorial Scholarship; Jasmine Mossor, Ami Breitenbucher Memorial Nursing Scholarship, John Bock M.D. Scholarship, Elizabeth Young Memorial Music Scholarship;

Macie Nally, HCEF Scholarship; Monica Nally, HCEF Scholarship, Carl & Florence Maurer Scholarship; Alexis Ogi, Julius & Helen Grassbaugh Scholarship, Warren McCulloch Memorial Scholarship, Keith Nowels Memorial Scholarship, Herbet & Mary Dete Simmons Scholarship (funded by Julia Brewer, Carol Overman, Mike Taylor and Teresa Wengerd), Frances E. Brundige Memorial Scholarship; Margaret Oliver, Sauerbrey Memorial Scholarship; Skylar Patterson, Sauerbrey Memorial Scholarship, Hummel Group Scholarship; Zander Proper, Heinbuch Memorial Scholarship; Kylie Ramirez, Ralph B. and Alta M. Dickersheet Scholarship, Robert & Elsie Galley Educational Scholarship, Holmes County Farm Bureau Larry Lee Lang Memorial Scholarship, Helen Logsdon Scholarship, Warren McCulloch Memorial Scholarship, To Make the Best Better Scholarship (funded by Harvest Ridge) and Millersburg Lions Club Scholarship;

Walker Uhl, Anonymous Donor Achievement Scholarship, Holmes Family Medicine Scholarship; McKena Vankeuren, William H. Patten III Memorial Scholarship, Rodhe Family Scholarship, Marcia L. Stutzman Memorial Scholarship, Kimberly A Stalnaker Memorial Scholarship (funded by Weaver Leather); Keri Westbrook, Anonymous Donor Achievement Scholarship; and Madison Woods, Heinbuch Memorial Scholarship, Kaufman Realty & Auction Scholarship.

Athletic Awards were presented to outstanding student-athletes.

The first was the Ohio Cardinal Conference Student Scholar-Athlete that is presented to the top 15 student-athletes in the senior class based on GPA, with recipients needing to have earned at least two varsity letters. Those awards went to Kaylin Martin, Grant Baker, Zach Wigton, Jacob Hammond, Tyler Masters, Jordyn Burnison, Morgan Stephenson, Jacob Goudy, Walker Uhl, Brett Blake, Maiah Geib, Chloe Roach, Ciara Powers, Monica Nally and Liberty Arnold.

The OHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award honoring the male and female athletes with at least four letters with the highest GPA went to Grant Baker, Tyler Masters and Kaylin Martin.

The Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award that goes to students who exemplify great leadership, sportsmanship and honor in their respective sports went to Jacob Hammond and Maiah Geib.

The OHSAA Courageous Student Award, given to a student who has exemplified great courage and overcome great adversity in a positive way, went to Jarek Snow, who lost his father his sophomore year. Snow persevered and strengthened his outlook to the future, thanks to his determination and hard work in cross country and in the classroom. His strong work ethic and positive mental outlook helped him make a huge impact on his team members.

Wendy’s High School National nominee award winners includes the students filling out an extensive application based on athletic participation, academic performance, and community and school involvement. The nominees went to Jacob Goudy and Jordyn Burnison.

The National Award of Excellence recognizes students who exhibit the true meaning of sport and how athletics can make a positive impact in people’s lives. That honor went to Zander Proper and Madison Woods.

The Knight and Lady Knight of the Year awards went to students who excel in the classroom, community and on the field of play. Students must fill out an application to be eligible for the awards, which went to Tyler Masters and Kaylin Martin.


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