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Honors and Scholarships – May 30, 2018

Area School Honor Rolls, Scholarship Presentations And More – May 30, 2018

NCHS Seniors Receive Approximately One Million Dollars In Scholarships

These NCHS Seniors have received approximately one million dollars in academic scholarships. First Row: Avery Meade (Taylor University), Madisyn Riechmann (Greenville University), Hope Rueter (McKendree University), Rachael Kell (Maryville University), Holly Hutchison (McKendree University), and Mikala Kozuszek (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville). Second Row: Hannah Meade (Hope College), Paige Kasten (University of Missouri), Jordan Stiegman (Kaskaskia College), Meritt Rittenhouse (McKendree University), Abby Kempfer (Iowa Wesleyan University), Sydney Brinkmann (Kaskaskia College, and Savannah Staley (Southern Illinois University Carbondale). Third Row: Zach Langa (McKendree University), Mallory Knolhoff (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Mackenzie McFeron (University of Evansville), Brooke Bartling (Illinois State University), Callie McClay (University of Illinois), Austin Schorfheide (University of Illinois), and Brent Harris (Southern Illinois University Carbondale). Back Row: Kyler Klingenberg (Wichita State), Drew Kuhl (Missouri Science & Technology), and Jacob Woodrome (Rose-Hullman Institute.).

Okawville High School Second Semester Honor Roll


Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Emily Bening, Russell Rodely, Gulshat Rozyyeva, Rebekah Segelhorst.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Audrey Jansen, McKinzey Mattingly, Tyler Roesener, Casean Tebbe, Madelyn Tepe, Tiffany Thompson, Luke Uhles.
Honor Roll: Alixzandra Carroll, Caleb Frederking, Madison Hackstadt, Megan Hettenhausen, Braden Meyer, Nathan Middendorff, Daniel Savard.


Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Kathryn Lohman.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Will Aubel, Jarad Barnes, Ryan Bechtoldt, Lauren Heckert, Erin Klasing, Hannah Liske, Payton Riechmann, Dustin Teter.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Amber Koch, Kaitlyn Manker, Abby Riechmann, Lane Schilling.


Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Lindsey Averbeck, Megan Cook.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Bailee Beck, Ashley Langenstein, Megan Schleifer, Anna Schmersahl, Delaney Toensing.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Erika Degenhardt, Grace Foster, Marlee Frederking, Autumn Heberer, Brayden Miller, Angel Spidle, Justin Wilson.


Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Tricia Rennegarbe.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Madison Althoff, Isabella Auer, Lucas Frederking, Amy Haas, Kole Jackson, Nathan Lintker, Mason Meyer, Charlee Musielak, Bryleigh Prest, William Shubert, Caleb Unverfehrt, Abigail Wheat.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Daniel Jansen, Ethan Kolweier, Kristina Mueth, Nicholas Rulevish, Carson Wiese.

Okawville High School 4th Quarter Honor Roll


Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Emily Bening, Audrey Jansen, Russell Rodely, Gulshat Rozyyeva, Casean Tebbe, Madelyn Tepe.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Madison Hackstadt, Megan Hettenhausen, McKinzey Mattingly, Nathan Middendorff, Tyler Roesener, Daniel Savard, Rebekah Segelhorst,Tiffany Thompson, Luke Uhles.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Hope Bergkoetter, Alixzandra Degenhardt, Caleb Frederking, Payten Harre, Austin Helbig, Braden Meyer, Grace Riess, Chandler Snyder, Gregory Sweet.


Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Erin Klasing, Hannah Liske, Kathryn Lohman, Payton Riechmann, Dustin Teter.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Will Aubel, Jarad Barnes, Ryan Bechtoldt, Lauren Heckert, Amber Koch, Abby Riechmann, Lane Schilling.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Riley Frederking, Edward Johnson, Carter Killion, Colton Koepke, Kaitlin Manker, Brandon Ratermann, Kymberly Schmitt, Celia Velazquez


Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Lindsey Averbeck, Bailee Beck, Megan Cook, Megan Schleifer, Delaney Toensing.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Grace Foster, Marlee Frederking, Ashley Langenstein, Anna Schmersahl, Justin Wilson.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Erika Degenhardt, Autumn Heberer, Alyssa Jenkins, Brayden Miller, Angel Spidle.


Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Caleb Unverfehrt.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Madison Althoff, Isabella Auer, Lucas Frederking, Amy Haas, Kole Jackson, Daniel Jansen, Nathan Lintker, Mason Meyer, Kristina Mueth, Charlee Musielak, Bryleigh Prest, Tricia Rennegarbe, Nicholas Rulevish, William Shubert, Abigail Wheat.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Katelyn Alvis, Emily Bent, Jordyn Curtis, Brock Fuhrhop, Sevanah Hackstadt, Kathryn Kinzel, Amy Koch, Ethan Kolweier, Nicole Larwinski, Shaye Sawicki, Heather Strasburg, Carson Wiese, Barbra Wright.

Fullerton Awarded 2018 Masonic Scholarship

Holli Fullerton is being awarded the 2018 Masonic Scholarship by Don Williamson, Lodge member.

Holli Fullerton, daughter of and a senior at Nashville Community High School, was awarded the Washington Lodge #55 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons $500 scholarship for 2018.
Washington Lodge presents $500 scholarships each year to a senior at Nashville High School and Okawville High School.
During high school Holli participated in FFA, the music program, and yearbook. Holli was a member of the National Honor Society and Tri- M Music Honor Society. She plans to attend college in the fall to study horticulture and photography.

Herrmann And McClay Selected As 2018 AFA Scholars

Callie McClay.

Cole Herrmann.

For 16 years, the Washington County Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Community Partnership has been very successful… awarding $64,000 to local Washington County students since 2003.
The selection committee recently conducted applicant interviews and announced that there would be two recipients for 2018.
This year Cole Herrmann of Hoyleton and Callie McClay of Oakdale were both selected to receive a Washington County AFA Community Scholarship. In addition to the two scholarships, the selection committee also offered a conference-only sponsorship to Austin Schorfheide from Hoyleton.
All three students graduated this May from Nashville High School and plan to attend the University of Illinois. Cole plans to study Agricultural Engineering, Callie intends to study Agriculture Communications, and Austin intends to study Agricultural Economics and Ag Law.
In addition to the $3,200 academic scholarships for Cole and Callie, all three students will receive an all-expense paid trip to the AFA Leaders Conference in November, and internship opportunities from numerous agriculture corporations throughout the world. This conference is an outstanding experience for any student. The three and a half-day event will help prepare them for a career in agriculture by gaining valuable insight on topics such as personal development, communication skills, careers, and agricultural issues. The students will also gain knowledge on preparing a resume and have the chance to interview with various Ag businesses.
Through the past year, 25 businesses and individuals across Washington County donated the necessary funds to again make this wonderful opportunity available to local students. A big thank you goes out to all our local businesses that have invested in the education of our future leaders!
The Washington County Farm Bureau’s Foundation is the administrator of the AFA Community Scholarship. “We believe that all three of these young men and women will be excellent ambassadors for agriculture,” said Foundation Chairman Jeff Lehde. “They have the opportunity to help this program continue to grow and prosper.”

Thompson Receives Masonic Scholarship

Tiffany Thompson being awarded the 2018 Masonic Scholarship by Don Williamson, Lodge Scholarship Committee Representative.

Tiffany Thompson, daughter of Rodney and Beth Thompson of Okawville, has been awarded the 2018 Washington Lodge No. 55 Masonic Scholarship in the amount of $500.
Tiffany, a senior at Okawville Jr-Sr High School, ranks # 5 in the senior class and has been accepted at Southeast Missouri State University, where she plans to major in Nursing.
During her high school years, Tiffany was active in Cheerleading, Chorus, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Science Club, Spanish Club, Track, Tri-M, Volleyball, and WYSE.

Ashley Grade School Graduates

Listed below are our 2018 graduates from Ashley Grade School which was held on May 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Ashley Grade School gymnasium.
Sadie Annaika Donahoo, Xander Gadge Ebert, Alexander Lee Hirsch, Timothy David Joseph, Katelyn Cheyenne Mason, Bailey Daiya Pelka, Tatyana Noel Prince, Kade Owen Ridgeway, Lane Cole Rollie, Jimmy James Teutrine.

Nashville Middle School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

Eighth Grade:

Perfect 5.0: Annie Ahlers, Alyssa Cole, Michael Combs, Jordan Donato, Connor Gladson, Emily Guest, Nolan Heggemeier, Ella Jones, Lucas Knepp, Daphne Kollbaum, Brooklyne Luessenheide, Anne Mead, Emme Paszkiewicz, Ella Reed, Ryan Stiegman.
High Honor 4.5-4.99: Hailey Baugh, Aaron Brink, Kolten Gajewski, Ethan Gambill, Ostin Habeck, Raymond Habeck, Chris Johns, Dawon Kuricki, Landen Lane, Addison Povolish, Ben Reid, Hayden Robinson, Brooke Stroud.
Honor 4.0-4.49: Brandee Anselment, Esdon Bartling, Abby Boudah, Axton Brehm, Trent Browne, Lucas Donoho, Saxton Hoepker, Braden Hutson, Tristan Jack, Evan Knolhoff, Wyatt Kwiatkowski, Allison Maschhoff, Jacob Piasecki, Riley Redman, Radyn Schwartzkopf, Brooke Tyler, Erick Walton, Stephen Wilson.

Seventh Grade:

Perfect 5.0: Valerie Combs, Emma Eberhart, Daci Finke, Noah Frederking, Faith Frerker, Paige Greten, Alex Guo, Gracie Hoffman, Abby Kessler, Jill Kuhl, Hope Liszewski, Colton Oelze, Garrett Williamson.
High Honor 4.5-4.99: Bennett Briles, Abby Ferrell, Hailey Frantz, Kaden Gajewski, Emma Grathwohl, Aidan Heiman, Seth Henderson, Trey Reinburg, Korbi Rhine, Kortney Wacker.
Honor Roll 4.0-4.49: Seldon Kozuszek, Quintin Loquasto, Bobbie Matlock, Angel Meyer, Brody Meyer, Kamryn Michael, Baylie Newman, Sophie Schubert.

Okawville Jr. High School 4th Quarter Honor Roll

Eighth Grade:

Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Alyssa Gavin, Gracie Nelson, Erin Nilles, Jacob Segelhorst, Zoe Todd.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Ace Bruck, Madison Frazer, Eleanor Kremmer, Kylie Langenstein, Ashton McGranahan, Kaidyn Meier, Ethan Riechmann, Sydney Tebbe, Chloe Tepe, Tyson Thompson.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Garrett Green, Avery Killion, Raegan Luechtefeld, Evan Miller, Ryan Presutti, Aiden Shubert, Cynthia Snyder, Wilson Welch, Cole Wiedwilt.

Seventh Grade:

Highest Honor Roll (4.0): Elizabeth Frederking, Jared Juneger, Briley Rhodes, Andrew Savard, Grant Schleifer.
High Honor Roll (3.67-3.99): Kristen Althoff, Kylie Buehler, Cheyenne Ellerbusch, Hayden Hagarty, Jordyn Heckert, Joseph Jansen, Hannah Miller, Hayden Shubert, Benjamin Tebbe, Maci Wolf.
Honor Roll (3.33-3.66): Gabrielle Bosworth, Madeline Dachsteiner, Courtney Klasing, Hayden Kuhn, Clayton Lintker, Roselyn Snyder, Dusty Wilfong.

Ashley Grade School Announces “Student of the Month”

May Students of the Month are Front Row from left to right: Wyatt Mullenix (Kindergarten), Wyatt McConnell (1st Grade), Izabel Zgonina (2nd Grade) and Brooklynn McConnell (3rd Grade). Back Row: Gunnar Lanham (4th Grade), Shaelyn Mueller (5th Grade), Bailey Clark (7th Grade) and Austin Tartt (6th Grade).

Each month, teachers from each grade level nominate a student who displays positive behavior on a daily basis. We are proud to recognize these students each month who, by their actions, set a positive example for others within the school.

SIUE Dean’s List Announced for Spring 2018

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has announced the names of students qualifying for the Spring 2018 Dean’s List. To qualify, a student must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and have 12 hours calculated (B is equivalent to 3.0; A to 4.0).
Students from Washington County include: Raquel Crane (Addieville), Nichole Hall (Coulterville), Brandon Middleton (Irvington), Danielle VanNote (Irvington), Drew Conner (Nashville), Maranda Luebbers (Nashville), Kirstin Pillow (Nashville), James Waugh (Nashville), Hillary Schuette (Okaville), and Katherine Pennock (Richview).

Regional Office of Education #13 Staff Member Honored

Melanie Andrews.

Melanie Andrews, Assistant Regional Superintendent for Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington Counties, was recently selected to receive two honors for her commitment to education. Andrews, who has worked with the ROE for seven years and has 18 total years in education, received the awards in two separate ceremonies.
On April 21, Andrews was honored by the Illinois Federation of Business Women as an Outstanding Working Woman of Illinois. In order to be considered for this award, a recipient must have demonstrated outstanding qualifications in the areas of professional/career service, community service, political activities, contributions to women’s issues, and contributions beyond the local level in these areas.
On May 10, Andrews was selected as the Illinois Principals Association Kaskaskia Region’s Outstanding Superintendent. Nominated by a panel of her peers, she was chosen for her dedication and commitment to the students, educators, community members, and schools in the four-county ROE region.
Andrews said she considers both awards to be career highlights.
“I am overwhelmed to be chosen to receive these distinguished honors. I have loved every moment I have worked in the field of education, and I consider it an honor to work in this profession alongside so many other dedicated individuals,” she said. “I have to recognize the people who have supported me over the years, including my parents, husband, friends, former co-workers, and current co-workers. I want to thank my boss, Ron Daniels, the current Regional Superintendent, for believing in me and allowing me to continue to grow as an educator in my position at the ROE.”
Andrews also has experience as a high school English teacher, guidance director, elementary principal, and community college instructor. She is currently completing a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from McKendree University.
As for future plans, Andrews would like to continue her role as the Assistant Regional Superintendent and eventually serve as a district superintendent in the area.
She and her husband Ryan reside in Dix.

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