Sunday, 28 May 2017 15:07

Seniors Recognized at Annual Senior Banquet

Congratulations to the VLHS Class of 2017 on the awards they received and the accomplishments they achieved as they were recognized at the annual Senior Banquet and Honors Convocation on May 25th, 2017, at the Swan Valley Golf and Banquet Center:

CO-VALEDICTORIANS - Sarah Giglio & Elise Holcomb
SALUTATORIAN - Sarah Kempin
HONORS DIPLOMAS - Kathryn Davis, Grace Hearth, Sarah Kempin

GUEST PRESENTATIONS
Saginaw Optimist Club - Elise Holcomb ($2500 award)
United Producers - Calvin Keinath ($1000 scholarship)
VL Foundation Scholarship - Zachery Smith ($1000 scholarship)
Jerry Boehm Scholarship - Ana Johnson ($1000 scholarship)

VL FACULTY ACADEMIC AWARDS
Art - Taylor Doehring
Computers - Evan Walk
English - Taylor Doehring
French - Maylynne Wager
Math - Taylor Brechtelsbauer & Connor Schrems
Music - Sarah Kempin & Daniel Plamondon
Physical Education - Tyler Urban
Religion - Marisa Martlock
Science - Sarah Kempin & Jacob Palmreuter
Social Studies - Jacob Palmreuter & Daniel Plamondon
Spanish - Elyse Greenwood

ACTIVITIES AWARDS
Class Officers - Sarah Giglio (P), Ana Johnson (VP), Arianah Rankin (S) & Kathryn Davis (T)
Music - Grace Hearth & Zachery Smith
Student Council - Elise Holcomb (P), Grace Hearth (VP), Elyse Greenwood (S), Daniel Plamondon (T) & Jacob Palmreuter (H)
Drama - Elise Holcomb & Ana Johnson
Yearbook - Taylor Doehring & Megan Schofield

TOM ROEKLE SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD - Grace Hearth and Connor Schrems

STEVE ZILL CHRISTIAN SERVICE AWARD - Zachery Smith and Alli Stelter

TRI-VALLEY ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM - Taylor Brechtelsbauer, Elise Holcomb, Sarah Kempin

KEY CLUB INTERNATIONAL - Kathryn Davis, Sarah Kempin, Megan Kelly, Jacob Palmreuter, & Megan Schofield

MHSAA SCHOLAR-ATHLETES - Adrian Hildebrant

AWARDED EARLIER IN THE YEAR, RECOGNIZED AT THE BANQUET
Bay CIty Optimist Club - Adrian Hildebrant
Beaver Township Auxiliary Scholarship - Zach Peil
Business Professionals of America State Competition - Caleb Kish
Korean War Veterans Scholarship - Megan Schofield
National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution - Elise Holcomb
Saginaw Career Complex Senior Project Presentation - Caleb Kish
Saginaw Rotary Club - Sarah Kempin

CERTIFICATES
Michigan Competitive Scholarship (SAT of 1200 or higher): Taylor Brechtelsbauer, Grace Hearth, Caleb Kish, Arianah Rankin, Kathryn Davis, Jacob Hilbrandt, Blair Lubben, Connor Schrems, Taylor Doehring, Elise Holcomb, Katie Malo, Ian Sheinart, Matthew Friebe, Calvin Keinath, Marisa Martlock, Evan Walk, Eric Gaudreau, Megan Kelly, Jacob Palmreuter, Benjamin White, Sarah Giglio, Sarah Kempin, Dan Plamondon

National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Students - Taylor Brechtelsbauer and Elise Holcomb

President’s Award for Educational Excellence (3.5 GPA & above): Sarah Giglio, Connor Schrems, Dan Plamondon, Zach Peil, Elise Holcomb, Megan Kelly, Kathryn Davis, Eric Gaudreau, Sarah Kempin, Elyse Greenwood, Jacob Hilbrandt, Ian Sheinart, Arianah Rankin, Taylor Brechtelsbauer, Sarah Stoelting, Sean Irish, Jacob Palmreuter, Abigail Rajewski, Sarah Rezler, Sarah Bergelin, Marisa Martlock, Katie Malo, Jinyi Lan, Max Wood, Taylor Doehring, Megan Schofield, Benjamin White, Amandeep Kaur, Grace Hearth, Adrian Hildebrant, Blair Lubben, Zachery Smith

President’s Award for Educational Achievement: Alexander Rutledge, Allison Stelter, and Tyler Urban

Prudential Spirit of Community Award: Sarah Kempin and Jacob Palmreuter

Optimist Club of Saginaw “Youth Appreciation Day”: Ana Johnson and Jacob Palmreuter

The Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit: Kathryn Davis

State of Michigan Representative Tim Kelly - Certificate of Commendation: All students in the Class of 2017

SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS, OR AWARDS FROM UNIVERSITIES OR PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS

Alma College

  • Grace Hearth: Presidential Scholarship, Scholars Summit Award, STEM Award (up to $94,000 over 4 years)
Calvin College
  • Ben White: Dean’s Scholarship (up to $50,000 over 5 years)
Central Michigan University
  • Sarah Giglio: Academic Prestige Award (up to $24,000 over 4 years)
Grand Valley State University
  • Elyse Greenwood: Laker Scholarship ($4000 over 4 years)
  • Megan Kelly: Award for Excellence ($12,000 over 4 years)
Northern Michigan University
  • Sarah Bergelin: Wildcat Achievement Scholarship ($4000 over 4 years)
Oakland University
  • Adrian Hildebrant: Geographic Region Award ($6000 over 4 years)
Saginaw Valley State University
  • Marisa Martlock: Alumni Legacy Endowed Scholarship ($1000 award), Founder’s Scholarship ($4000/year for four years)
Steel Dynamics, Inc. Scholarship Award
  • Marisa Martlock - $12,000 over 4 years
Veterans of Foreign Wars Certificate of Award
  • Megan Schofield
Wendy’s High School Heisman Award School Winner
  • Sarah Giglio
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