The 31st Annual Academic Awards Night was held this week at G. Ray Bodley High School.
Earning Math Club Awards at the G. Ray Bodley High Academic Awards Ceremony was Julia Spier, far left, Kyle Loftus, back, Mary West, and Patrick Fink. The four students along with classmate Hannah Geitner, not pictured, participated in five extracurricular math competitions this school year and were recognized for their outstanding effort and achievement in the competitive events. Fink earned honors as the 2013 Math Club Singles Champion while the other students earned honors as the 2013 Math Club Team Champion.
The prestigious ceremony recognized students in grades nine through twelve for outstanding scholastic achievement and excellence throughout the academic school year.
Scholarship and monetary awards were presented on behalf of colleges and universities along with memorial awards in honor of former staff members and community members.
Additionally the English, mathematics, science, social studies, technology, business, and languages other than English departments recognized students for demonstrating outstanding academic effort, achievement and excellence.
High School Principal Donna Parkhurst was on hand for the ceremony, personally thanking the honorees for their work ethic, leadership and knowledge.
“You are role models. You bring pride to our school and our community,” she said.
Four G. Ray Bodley High School students earned prestigious honors at the recent Academic Awards Ceremony at the school. New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recognized students Kari Holbrook, far left, and Angela Paul, second from left, for their outstanding character, courage and commitment to the school and the community, presenting both with the Triple “C” Award. Nattalie Castellano, second from right, was presented with the American Citizenship Award in honor of her positive attitude and demonstrated ability to inspire fellow classmates to be better citizens. Alexis Pawlewicz was recognized by the State of New York Office of the Comptroller for her hard work, dedication to success, academic excellence and civic commitment at the ceremony and was presented with the NYS Comptroller’s Achievement Award.
The President’s Award for Educational Achievement and the President’s Award for Educational Excellence was presented to G. Ray Bodley High School students at the recent 31st Annual Academic Awards Ceremony. Earning the ‘Educational Achievement’ honors for demonstrating outstanding educational growth, improvement, and development in his academic subjects was Robert Lagowski, far left. Presented with the ‘Educational Excellence’ award for outstanding high academic achievement was 11th grade student Michael Holcomb, second from left, 12th grade student Mary West, center, 10th grade student MaKenna Caelie, and ninth grade student Caleb Almeter.
The Gene MacDaniel Memorial Award was presented to G. Ray Bodley High School senior Katelyn Caza and ninth grader Caleb Almeter at the 31st Annual Academic Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes students for possessing outstanding intellectual curiosity and is presented annually to one freshman in his/her first year of high school. If the student fulfills the qualities throughout his/her four years, he/she is awarded a scholarship as a senior.