RUSSELL - The Edwards-Knox Central School Class of 2012 had 13 out of 39 students receive an Advanced Regents Diploma and out of those 13 students, 3 were with Honors. There were eight students who earned a CTE Endorsement from BOCES and 76% of the graduating class have decided to attend college in the Fall.
The following students earned their degrees Saturday.
Tyler J. Ashley (August 2011 graduate), Kylie S. Averill, Rachel E. Brazeau, Caleb J. Brimmer (August 2011 graduate), Madeline P. Clark, Dillion J. Coffey, Cierra P. Colton, Matthew J. Cook (August 2011 graduate), Claire P. Davis, Bronsyn D. DeVito, Sara L. Douillet, Karl I. Dumoulin, Janna I. Fountain, Benjamin L. Fuller, Caleb L. Fuller, Lucas E. Fuller, Caleb M. Gillan, Lateia M. Gravett, Alexia M. Hawn, Kendra R. Horne, Natasha R. Kelley, Jacob W. Kingrey, Britany N. Klock, Cameron R. Koster, and Andrew J. Loeffler.
Also, Mercedes S. Mackin, Harlee M. Marschat, Kevin J. McNamara, Ryan J. Meilleur, Brittany L. Moore, Kyrsten M. Phelps, Jasamin I. Reese, Shelby B. Searles, Michael J. Smith, Madison E. Tresidder, Brody L. White, Veronica E. White, Scott A. Whitmarsh, Trevor L. Whitmarsh, Don N. Williams II, Takumi Yamada (Foreign Exchange Student – Japan), and Lindsay M. Yerdon.
Graduates were also presented with the following scholarships:
HONOR AWARDS - This years Valedictorian is Veronica White with an overall average of 96.1569 and this years Salutatorian is Kevin McNamara with an overall average of 95.1276.
CASANOVA ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD - $500 - Karl Dumoulin
BUSINESS EDUCATION PROGRAM AWARD - $60 - Shelby Searles
LIONS CLUB GOOD CITIZENSHIP AWARDS – Two $50 - Veronica White and Lucas Fuller
SCHRYVER MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Veronica White
COMMUNITY BANK AWARDS - Two $100 - Shelby Searles and Sara Douillet
HERMAN W. MAYER & BLOSSOM MAYER AWARD - $200 - Janna Fountain and the alternate is Kevin McNamara
PEPSI-COLA FINE ARTS AWARD - $50 - Harlee Marschat
GLENN BULLOCK MEMORIAL AWARD – $150 - Veronica White
LOUISE BULLOCK MEMORIAL AWARD - $150 - Cierra Colton
DAR AMERICAN HISTORY AWARDS - Veronica White and Kevin McNamara
MARJORIE SMITH MEMORIAL AWARD - $125 - Kylie Averill
KEN SMITH MEMORIAL AWARD - $125 - Veronica White
N. B. T. BANK AWARD - Three $100 - Trevor Whitmarsh, Kendra Horne and Kevin McNamara
BOYD POND ASSOCIATION AWARD - Two $50 scholarships - Brody White and Shelby Searles
HAROLD GREGORY FRENCH SCIENCE AWARD - $50 - Kevin McNamara
BEST BOY AND BEST GIRL ATHLETE AWARDS - Two $50 awards - Ben Fuller and Claire Davis
JOHN COOK/PEGGY FOSTER MEMORIAL AWARDS - Two $25 awards - Luke Fuller and Harlee Marschat
LEON AND OLIVE FRENCH AWARD - $50 - Caleb Fuller
KNOX MEMORIAL CENTRAL SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOC. AWARDS - Two $125 awards - Janna Fountain and Ben Fuller
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA AWARD – Kylie Averill
EDWARDS-KNOX SCIENCE EXCELLENCE AWARD – Kevin McNamara with a cumulative Regents average of 96.4%
EDWARDS-KNOX SCIENCE RECOGNITION AWARD(S) – Kylie Averill, Madeline Clark, Karl Dumoulin, Janna Fountain, Benjamin Fuller, Alexia Hawn, Jacob Kingrey, Kevin McNamara and Veronica White
EDWARDS-KNOX SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION AWARD - Two $150 - Lucas Fuller and Harlee Marschat
RUSSELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMORIAL AWARD - Two $150 - Most improved in agriculture: Mike Smith; Most improved in Industrial Arts: Ryan Meilleur
RUSSELL SENIOR CITIZEN AWARD - $200 - Kevin McNamara
EDWARDS CENTRAL SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOC. AWARD - $50 Award to Alexia Hawn, Kevin McNamara and Veronica White; all having a 97% on a Social Studies Regents.
KENNETH P. DAVISON MEMORIAL SCHOLAR/ATHLETE AWARD - $100 - Claire Davis
LENNELLE DOUGHERTY MCKINNON SCHOLARSHIP - $300 - Veronica White
GINA RUSHLO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $250 - Veronica White; Alternate: Janna Fountain
SEYMOUR H. KNOX SCHOLARSHIPS - $250/year for up to four years - Veronica White, Kevin McNamara, Janna Fountain and Caleb Fuller
WILDWOOD MASONIC LODGE SCHOLARSHIP - $250/year for four years - Mercedes Mackin
PAUL LASHUAY SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000 to Jasamin Reese; $500 to Mercedes Mackin
FRANCES FREEMAN - $1,000 - Kyrsten Phelps
MELDRIM SCHOLARSHIP - $500 - Veronica White
ROBERT FERRY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1000 -Kylie Averill