"And the Oscar goes to..."
The 2nd Annual Academy Awards for Academic Excellence were held this weekend at the South Auditorium.
One-hundred twenty-nine students were nominated for awards in eight academic categories. Bonnie Phillips and Mike Hanna hosted the gala ceremony. Also, several high school students provided entertainment between the awards.
Recipients of Academy Awards for Academic Excellence include:
Language Arts: Samantha Evans, freshman; Andrew Whitlatch, sophomore; Tejal Patel, junior and Michelle Bowman, senior.
Visual Arts: Nicholas Kelly, freshman; Seth Hansen, sophomore; Jenny Johnson, junior; and Eric Boulamavong, senior.
Foreign Language: Celeste Rosas, freshman; Crystal Woodford, sophomore; Katie Johnson, junior and Joshua Olson, senior.
Mathematics: Samantha Evans, freshman; Andrew Whitlatch, sophomore; Katie Johnson, junior and Thiphalak Chounthirath, senior.
Computer Technology: Ryan Schultz, freshman; Michael Semprini, sophomore; Adam Thompson, junior and Michelle Bowman, senior.
Social Studies: Adam Sievers, freshman; Daniel Buckingham, sophomore; Mehdi Dastrange, junior and Leland Staton, senior.
Vocational Education: Astar Naphalay, freshman; Tyler Radke, sophomore; KhamFong Inthakone, junior and Phouthai Inthongsay, senior.
Science: Jason Halder, freshman; Lisa Bowman, sophomore; Nick Skibsted, junior and Kate Lyon, senior.