Students from both the Senior and Junior classes were honored during an awards ceremony held June 7 in the HFHS gymnasium.
President’s Award for Educational Excellence: (90 + Average): Given to graduating senior students with a 90+ cumulative grade point average, by the President and the US Secretary of Education. Nadilee Bailey, Cassidy Barcomb, Ella Bigelow, Jade Booska, Natalie Brooks, Raighan Cantiello, Aubreigh DeMello, Kaylin Dinh, Dominick Doyle, Taylor Ferry, Emily Fisher, Karah Fountaine, Sal Fuller, Lana Graves, Emma Hammond, Sean Heaney, Tavia Hermanson, Dalton Hogan, Marissa Jarvis, Anthony Johnson, Sydney Keenan, Samantha Little, Connor Murphy, Alexandra Oliva, Emily Orozco, Samantha Peters, Ashleigh Pomainville, Maggie Potvin, Connor Rogers, Xavier Schwab, Mackenzie Sherman, Christopher Simmons, Chloe Smith, Peyton Smith, Logan Staunton, Kaela Stover, Ty Strong, Noah Tyler, Noah Williamson
President’s Award for Educational Achievement
Given to graduating seniors who demonstrate unusual commitment to learning in academics despite various obstacles or show outstanding growth, improvement, commitment or intellectual development in particular subject areas. Lukus Crossman, Tristan DaVila, Karly Jackson, Preston James, Noah McKinney, Tyler Pond, Brooke Potter, Ellie White
Comptroller Student Achievement Awards
This award goes to two senior students who have excelled academically and have also shown leadership potential by volunteering his or her time to serve the school or community Emma Hammond and Sydney Keenan
Adirondack Area School Boards Association Award
This award is given in recognition of community service involvement. Maggie Potvin
National Technical Honor Society at BOCES
Students must meet all standards established by the National CTE Honor Society executive office and maintain a cumulative CTE average of 92% or higher for the current year.
Two Years – Kaylin Dinh and Jack Talmadge
One Year – Olivia Corrento, Karah Fountaine, Hannah Kingsley, Jacob McPhee, Olivia Megna, Michael Minor, Alexander Mulvey, Skyler Scally, Ellie White
Skills USA Competition Award at Southern Adirondack Education Center and Meyers Saratoga Center. The following students placed in the Skills USA Leadership Conference and Skills Championships.
Skills USA Regional Competition – Ellie White 4th place – Culinary Arts
Warren County Envirothon – Jacob McPhee 3rd place team
New York State Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award – “Courage, Character, Commitment to Community”
This certificate is given by the Attorney General’s office to two students who demonstrate character, courage and commitment.
Ayla Adams and Emma Darnay.
Principal’s Certificates for Juniors with 90% or Higher Cumulative Grade Point Averages
Emma Albrecht, Thomas Beebe, Rose Bowstead, Scott Brayton, Marysa Colvin, William Coon, Michael Dinh, Elizabeth Donnelly, Allie Guay, Hannah Gwiazda, Brenden Harrington, Mia Harrington, Reid Horrigan, Annabelle Lindsay, Natalia Lopez, Jesse Morton, Lucy Ray, Pierce Rohm, Paul Shannon, Gavin Suprenant, Maggie Traver, Abigail Valdez, Jayleena Viel, Brianna Wicks, Seneca Williamson.
National Technical Honor Society at BOCES
Students must meet all standards established by the National CTE Honor Society executive office and maintain a cumulative CTE average of 92% or higher for the current year. Lily Lanphear, Camdon McKittrick
The next college based awards are presented to junior students who have exhibited specific academic achievement:
RIT Humanities & Social Sciences Award
Given to a student who has pursued a rigorous college prep curriculum, has a 93 or higher GPA, and is in the top 10% of their class. This student is an active and involved school community member. They have superior grades in humanities and social sciences-related classes, such as economics, psychology, history, foreign language, and global education. The have completed a school or community project that demonstrates commitment and understanding of our political, cultural, economic, and social world. This award is valued at $76,000 ($19,000 per year) Bri Wicks
RIT Science & Math Award
Given to a student who has pursued a rigorous college prep curriculum, has a 93 or higher GPA, and is in the top 10% of their class. This student is an active and involved school community member. They have superior grades in Science and/or math related classes. They have an interest in pursuing college level course work in science and/or math and using that in other areas such as business, engineering, health sciences, technology or computing. This award is valued at $76,000 ($19,000 per year) Annabelle Lindsey
RIT Women in STEM
Given to a student who has pursued a rigorous college prep curriculum, has a 93 or higher GPA and is in the top 10% of their class. This student is an active and involved school community member with superior grades in science, computing, and math-related classes. They are interested in pursuing college-level course work in areas such as science, math, computing, engineering, technology, and health sciences. This award is valued at $76,000 ($19,000 per year) Emma Albrecht
Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award
Given to a student by the University of Rochester who has high achievement in rigorous science courses. This student has also made positive contributions to their school and within the larger community. Lucy Ray
George Eastman Young Leaders Award
This award is given by the University of Rochester to a student with strong leadership experiences in their school and community, This student has extensive involvement in extracurricular activities, and also has high grades and challenging coursework. Elizabeth Donnelly
Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award
This award is given by the University of Rochester to a student with rigorous coursework taken in the areas of humanities and/or social sciences, and has demonstrated commitment to understanding and addressing difficult social issues. This student has also shown leadership and dedication to community action. Hannah Gwiazda
Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology
This award is given by the University of Rochester to a student who has a strong interest and high level of achievement in the areas of innovation and/or information technology. This student leads other students to new approaches to old problems such as business plans for fundraising, innovative community service, after-school activities and best use of internal communication tools such as chat and blogs. This student also has exposure to new technologies outside of school such as pursuing work opportunities in local labs or industries. Lucien Brown
Elmira College Key Award
This award is given to two students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher,demonstrate outstanding school and community leadership and have an interest in the academic programs offered by Elmira College. Lily Lanphear and Mia Harrington
Clarkson University Leadership and Achievement Awards
These students demonstrate strong leadership qualities. They have an academic interest in Engineering, Business, Science, or Liberal Arts and are recognized by students and faculty as having been a positive contributor to school and community. The students also have a 90% GPA and in are the top 15% of their class. Achievement Award – Brendan Harrington; Leadership Award – Pierce Rohm
Lemoyne College Heights Award
Given by Lemoyne College to a student who has achieved at least a 90 average in a regents, college prep or honors curriculum and are ranked in the top 25% of their class. This student has made significant contributions in leadership and service both in the school community and the community at large. Allie Guay
Saint Michael’s College Book Award
This award is given to two students who have attained mostly A’s and B’s in honors, AP, IB, or Dual Enrollment classes and are inductees of the National Honor Society or equivalent. These students show a sustained and sincere commitment to community service, issues of peace and justice and concern for others. Seneca Williamson and Jaelyn Mejia
Student Sage Recognition Award
Given to five students who excel academically and are engaged with their community. Shawn Thompson, Will Melucci, Gabby Gregoire, Thomas Beebe and Tristan LaValley
Wells College 21st Century Leadership Award
Given to two students with an 85% or higher average who demonstrate leadership abilities through school and community activities. Marysa Colvin and Bradlee Gilles
St. Lawrence University Book Award
This student shows a significant commitment to community service.
UVM Citizen Scholar Award
Given to a student with at least a 3.5 GPA who has made a contribution to their school or community in some way. Scott Brayton
The Keuka College George H. Ball Community Achievement Award
Given to five students. The scholarship is named after founder, Rev. Dr. George Harvey Ball, whose vision is continued at Keuka College by educating young students and adult learners who “bring strength to our nation and to help humanity” through combined classroom and experiential learning. The Ball Award rewards students based on qualities that embody the values of Keuka College, including integrity, academic excellence, diversity, leadership, service, and social responsibility. Shaylin Perry, Michael Dinh, Arionna Harrington, Darius Ogedengbe and Lindsey Sabo
Alfred University Scholars Award
St. Bonaventure University
The Bonnie Scholarship : This award grants qualifying students $20,000 annually – or $80,000 over 4 years of study at St. Bonaventure University. Gavin Suprenant