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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
PRESS PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER DRYFOOSEmmaus High School held its annual senior academic awards event recently. The evening showcased students honored for their achievements in and out of the classroom before graduation. ABOVE: Students receiving art awards stand together to be recognized. PRESS PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER DRYFOOSEmmaus High School held its annual senior academic awards event recently. The evening showcased students honored for their achievements in and out of the classroom before graduation. ABOVE: Students receiving art awards stand together to be recognized.
Emmaus High School scholar athletes receive gold trophies for their accomplishments. Emmaus High School scholar athletes receive gold trophies for their accomplishments.
Seniors who earned music or band-related awards await their names to be called for acknowledgment of their achievements. Seniors who earned music or band-related awards await their names to be called for acknowledgment of their achievements.
Emmaus High School Assistant Principal Tabitha Rodriguez presents Lindsey Miller with the Excellence in Family and Consumer Science Award. Emmaus High School Assistant Principal Tabitha Rodriguez presents Lindsey Miller with the Excellence in Family and Consumer Science Award.
English as a Second Language Teacher Tammy Kita celebrates Jennifer Acosta’s accomplishments before presenting her with an ESL Award. English as a Second Language Teacher Tammy Kita celebrates Jennifer Acosta’s accomplishments before presenting her with an ESL Award.
Emmaus High School English Department Chair Diane DiDona presents Grace McCarthy with an Excellence in Public Speaking Award. Emmaus High School English Department Chair Diane DiDona presents Grace McCarthy with an Excellence in Public Speaking Award.
PRESS PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER DRYFOOSBradley Klemick receives his award for Excellence in Computer Science. PRESS PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER DRYFOOSBradley Klemick receives his award for Excellence in Computer Science.

EMMAUS HIGH SCHOOL

Thursday, June 21, 2018 by The Press in School

Senior academic awards presented

ACE Award (Exchange Club of Western Lehigh): Jasmine Seip

Art Department Award (Art Department): Alyssa Althouse, Sarah Dapper, Jessica Harnett, Gavin Maura

Art Department Award (Permanent Collection): Jessica Harnett, Lorabeth Iobst, Julia Norelli, Lindsey Miller

Athlete of the Year - female (Elisabeth (Betsy) Wilson Memorial Award): Abigail Dalton

Athlete of the Year - male (Daniel M. Sachs Memorial Award): James Haag

Benjamin Michael Albro Orchestra Award: Benjamin Braun

Chamber Strings Award: Sandhya Sriram

Citizenship Award (S.A.R. Valley Forge Chapter): Michael Brennan

Commitment to Excellence (Lion’s Club of Emmaus): Madison Healy

Congressional Citizenship Award: Julia Ardito, Kathryn DeJohn

Creativity in Language Arts (The Women’s Club of Emmaus): Ryan Peiffer

Daughters of the American Revolution: Alexander Comfort

Drama Department Award: Grace Flood

EHS Physical Fitness Award (Fitness Club): Jillian Bray, Haziel Rodriguez-Lugo

Chester Zazo Environmental Award: Bethany Brodbeck, Cole Connolly

ESL Student Awards (Ai Orthodontics): Jennifer Acosta, Honghui Ren

Excellence in American History (Sons of the Union Veterans of Civil War): Avery Allen, Benjamin Wilson

Excellence in Biology (Science Dept.): Julia Ardito

Excellence in Business Law (Anonymous Donor): Joel Sanchez

Excellence in Chemistry (Science Dept.): Kathryn DeJohn

Excellence in Computer Science (Lions Club of Emmaus): Bradley Klemick

Excellence in Computer and Business (School Store): Darsh Patel

Excellence in Dramatic Arts (Frank A. Macellaro Memorial): Ryan Peiffer

Excellence in Earth Space Science (Science Dept.): Rebecca Best

Excellence in English (Scott Saunders Memorial/English Dept.): Lily Day

Excellence in Family & Consumer Science (The Women’s Club of Emmaus): Lindsey Miller

Excellence in Mathematics (Huber/Kistler Math Award): Millan Patel

Excellence in Musical Theatre (Drama Dept.): Julia Norelli

Excellence in Psychology (Social Studies Dept.): Peyton Motsay

Excellence in Public Speaking (Interact Club): Grace McCarthy, Kelsey Schmeltzle, Miles Zakos

Excellence in Social Studies (Women’s Club of Emmaus Harpster Memorial): Alexander Comfort

Excellence in the Study of Economics (Social Studies Dept.): Millan Patel, Ryan Peiffer

Excellence in Theatre Arts (Sharon Glassman Scholarship): Jadel Contreras

Excellence in United States Government/Politics (Social Studies Dept.): Jake Caverly, Jacob Witman

Excellence in World Studies (Social Studies Dept.): Miles Zakos

Excellence in Writing (Collage Award): Lucas Maake, Millan Patel, Sandhya Sriram

Larry G. Hillegass Memorial Award (Male Athlete With The Most Varsity Letters): Charles Norelli

Humanities Student of the Year (Humanities Dept.): Joseph Galante

Journalism Award (Stinger/Times News LLC): Bibiana Correa, Lily Day, Lucas Maake

Charles & Susan Kalan Performing Arts Scholarship: Luke Csordas

Key Club Award: Jessica Harnett

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (Lower Lehigh Lions Club): Kyle Bortz, Cade Saugier, Jonathan Swavely

National Merit Finalists: Lily Day, Xinyl He, Bradley Klemick, Lucas Maake, Aman Malik, Sandhya Sriram, Miles Zakos

National Merit Semifinalists: Lily Day, Xinyl He, Bradley Klemick, Lucas Maake, Aman Malik, Sandhya Sriram, Miles Zakos

National Merit Commended Students: Benjamin Braun, Sydney Gil, James Haag, Millan Patel, Tina Zhang

Orchestra Award: Erin Coffey

Outstanding AP Art Studio Artist (Emmaus Arts Commission): Kathryn Paules

Outstanding Artist (The Women’s Club of Emmaus): Claire Boty

Outstanding Business Student (Lions Club of Emmaus): Zack Peterson

Outstanding Instrumentalist (Lions Club of Emmaus): Eric Liu

Outstanding in English - General Prep (Gertrude Gordin Memorial/English Dept.): Trent West

Outstanding in French (Lions Club of Emmaus): Kathryn DeJohn

Outstanding in German (The Women’s Club of Emmaus): Liana Panik

Outstanding in Graphic Arts (Lions Club of Emmaus): Gabriel Flick

Outstanding in Latin (The Women’s Club of Emmaus): Elijah Wendel

Outstanding in Physics (Science Dept.): Benjamin Braun, Amy Lineberger, Millan Patel

Outstanding Performance in Computer Competitions (ACSL Club): Bradley Klemick

Outstanding in Spanish (Lions Club of Emmaus): Dima Khalil

Outstanding in Technical Drawing: Lorabeth Iobst, Austen Kasaczun

Outstanding Lehigh Career & Technical Institute Students: Jacob Baia, John Cummings, Jeffrey Reed

Outstanding Vocalist (Lions Club of Emmaus): Julia Norelli, Emma Walker

Principal’s Award for Outstanding Student: Alexander Comfort

Scholar Athletes - Fall: Caleb Torres (Boys Cross Country); Abigail Dalton (Girls Cross Country); Alison Johnston (Field Hockey); Nathan Hannis (Football); Jake Caverly (Golf); James Haag (Boys Soccer); Sophie Pickering (Girls Soccer); Tina Zhang (Girls Tennis); Kaitlyn McGinley (Girls Volleyball)

Scholar Athlete - Spring: Grant Schichtl (Baseball); Nathan Hannis (Boys Lacrosse); Elizabeth Ninesling (Girls Lacrosse); Megan Purinton (Softball); Aman Malik (Boys Tennis); Caleb Torres (Boys Track); Sophie Pickering (Girls Track); James Haag (Boys Volleyball)

Scholar Athlete - Winter: Corey Riegel (Boys Basketball); Kathryn DeJohn (Girls Basketball); Oluchi Allen (Cheerleading); Amber Ziegler (Rifle); Patrick McAllister (Boys Swimming); Jessica Hurlburt (Girls Swimming)

Scholarship (A Soldier’s Legacy/Sgt. Ashley Moyer Memorial): April Nussbaum

Scholarship (Ancient Oaks Women’s Association - Gwen McQuillen Memorial): Alexandra Kehm, Leah Tannous

Scholarship (Burkholder’s Engineering Award): Bradley Klemick

Scholarship (Larry Carraher Memorial): Megan Purinton

Scholarship (Ceramics Studio Award): Rebecca Best

Scholarship (Commander Michael G. Clarke Memorial): Erin Coffey

Scholarship (Giving Your Best Award - Class of 1962): Stephen Liriano

Scholarship (Class of 1964): Stephon Corvoisier

Scholarship (East Penn Chamber of Commerce): Paige Thomas

Scholarship (Don Juan Tex Mex): Jennifer Acosta

Scholarship (Eisenhower Award): Kyle Lawrence

Scholarship (East Penn Education Association): Madison Clark, Hannah Gesicki, John Sigafoos, Leah Tannous

Scholarship (East Penn Instrumental Musicians Club): Bethany Brodbeck, Lily Day, Bradley Klemick

Scholarship (Emmaus Garden Club): Eric Liu

Scholarship (Emmaus Lioness Club - Physical Therapy): Rebecca Lazor

Scholarship (Richard F. Gaal Memorial): Kaitlyn McGinley

Scholarship (Jennifer Houp Nursing): Kathryn DeJohn

Scholarship (Thomas J. Husser Memorial): Abraham Frear

Scholarship (Medhi Jaffer Memorial): Tien Pham

Scholarship (Katie Kasinecz Memorial): Hailey Weber

Scholarship (Kiwanis Club - Dr. Warren M. Hamscher Memorial): James Haag

Scholarship (Kiwanis Club - Walter C. Stoudt Memorial): Caitlin Sexton

Scholarship (Kiwanis Service Award): Eve Hein

Scholarship (Kiwanis Club - Donald and Stella Trump Memorial): Hannah Gesicki

Scholarship (Matt Kush Memorial): Michael Brennan

Scholarship (Molly STRONG Foundation): Cayley Grabowski, April Nussbaum

Scholarship (Trevor Landis Memorial): John Sigafoos, Leah Tannous

Scholarship (Lions Club of Emmaus - Nursing): Kelsey Schneider

Scholarship (Lower Macungie Garden Club): Bethany Brodbeck, Lily Day, Eric Liu

Scholarship (Macungie Minstrelaires - Neil Kline Memorial): John Sigafoos, Joshua Will

Scholarship (Vincent & Debra Magnotta Memorial Fitness Award): Haziel Rodriguez Lugo

Scholarship (Hobart McGonigle Memorial): McKenna Beck

Scholarship (Nicole Reppert Memorial/In honor of Tim Reppert Sr.): April Nussbaum

Scholarship (Emmaus Rotary Club - Service Award): Sandhya Sriram

Scholarship (Eugene Schantzenbach Memorial): Grant Ritter

Scholarship (Barbara Solt Memorial): Alexis Ruth

Scholarship (Student Government Association): Julia Ardito, Jake Caverly, April Nussbaum

Scholarship (John Wasser Memorial): Jake Caverly

Scholarship (The Women’s Club of Emmaus): Briana Hart

Scholastic Achievement (National Honor Society): Michael Brennan, Kyra Malone

Scholastic Excellence (United States Marine Corp): Millan Patel, Sandhya Sriram

Service Above Self Award (Administrators/Counselors): Avery Allen, Bibiana Correa, Sydney Gil, James Haag, Grace Lewis, Millan Patel, Ryan Peiffer Caitlin Sexton, Isabella Wegner

Simper Fidelis Music Award: Bethany Brodbeck, Eric Liu

TRI Letter Award (Varsity Letter in Three Varsity Sports): Amber Ziegler, Joshua Artis, Charles Norelli

TRI-M Leadership Award: Alison Johnston

TRI-M Service Award: Oliver Vinovskis

United States Marine Corp Athletic Award: James Haag, Leah Tannous

Dolores M. Wanish Memorial Award (Female Athlete With The Most Varsity Letters): Amber Ziegler