Nine AHN students, including both sophomores and juniors, received over $62,000 in scholarships at this year’s honors convocation for grades 9-11.
Following Mrs. Jowanna’s welcoming address, the underclass student body, faculty, AHN parents, and special guests joined Student Council President Siobhan Plummer in opening prayer. Ms. Darcy Dwyer, College Guidance Counselor, acknowledged students who have excelled in national exams as well as those who dedicated themselves to their club. Students also received recognition for extraordinary hours of service to the school and community.
On behalf of the Holy Names Alumni Association, Mrs. Patty Bohannan awarded the Sister Irene Marie Brunelle Memorial Alumni Scholarship for $3,000 to Veronica Marcos. Junior Janelle Enriquez received the Faculty & Staff Scholarship for $7,500.
For their extraordinary service, junior Allie Reichert and sophomore Konner Brewer received the Light Foundation Scholarships for $5,000.
Seventh-grader William Bunn and his cousin Sophia Baldor presented the Ana Maria Baldor-Bunn Memorial Scholarships for half-tuition in honor of William’s mother and Sophia’s godmother to sophomore Eleeza May Santos and juniors Virginia Barreda and Argie Cabalan.
Mr. George Martz, father of Kelly Ann Martz, and her sister Ms. Dana Martz awarded rising senior Angelina Bartucci the Kelly Ann Martz Endowed Memorial Scholarship for full tuition.
Two juniors received $250 each from the Robert Kevin Walsh Memorial Scholarships for excellence in the fine arts. The Creative Writing award went to Emily Rodriguez, while Shae Timmons received the Visual Arts award.
Freshman Miranda Plummer, sophomore Sherine Hamade, and junior Siobhan Plummer were elected by their peers as outstanding members of their classes.
Twenty-five juniors, and three sophomores were recipients of additional special awards and honors:
Anne Frank Humanitarian Award 2013 – Elaine Petrarca
Athena Young Women of Promise Award – Gabrielle Madden
American Legion Scholar Award – Alexandra Reichert
American Legion 2013 Girls State Program – Alana Adams
The Order of Knights of Pythias Awards – Rachel Astorquiza, Bridget Davis, Kimberly Huber
Lawrence Tech University Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics –
The Mayor’s Youth Corps of Tampa – Argie Cabalan, Gillian Earl, Katherine Hobson, Claire Lamoureux, Hannah McCarthy, Siobhan Plummer
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medalist – Natalie Hahn
University of Rochester Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award Program – Sarah Elliott
University of Rochester Frederick Douglass & Susan B. Anthony Award Program in Humanities and Social Sciences –Ketaira Phillips
University of Rochester George Eastman Young Leaders Program – Siobhan Plummer
University of Rochester Xerox Award for Innovation & Information Technology – Gabrielle Madden
Wofford College Scholarship Program – Alana Adams
Agnes Scott College Book Award – Hannah Crall
Chatham University Rachel Carson Book Award – Emily Rodriguez
Columbia University Alumni Club of Tampa Bay Book Award – Elise Heiman
Dartmouth College Book Award – Alexandra Reichert
Saint Michael’s College Book Award – Cassidy Gourley
Salem College Book Award – Claire Snyder
Smith College Book Award – Angela Robbins
St. Lawrence University Book Award – Elizabeth Emmanuel
Hugh O’Brian Youth Foundation Leadership Award – Chaveli Guzman, Carmelle Kuizon