Vermillion High School students honored

Vermillion High School students honored Vermillion High School seniors and underclassmen were honored for their academic and extra-curricular accomplishments at the VHS Awards Day, May 5. Scholarships and their recipients are: PRAIRIE EYE CLINIC SCHOLARSHIP: Shannon Jepsen  SANFORD VERMILLION MEDICAL CENTER & DAKOTA HOSPITAL  FDN Health Career: Dan Davies, Tyler Kielman, Danna Hannahs AMERICAN LEGION CITIZENSHIP AWARD: Alicia Enterman,  Justin Maunu VERMILLION AMERICAN LEGION CLUB POST #1: Shannon Jepsen BOYS STATE: Erik Ustad, Sam Miller, Earl Kiertzner, Patrick Haught, Tyler Gutzman, Ryan Kost, Micah Rarick  GIRLS STATE: Sarah Day, Steffani Donahoe, Emma Getzin, Lacey Leichtnam, Julie Renner, 1st Alt. Laura Hansen, 2nd Alt. Amanda Jacobson BEN LEBER: Mike Oberle ROTARY CLUB: USD — Philip Munkvold, SD School — Tia Krier HERBERT AND LAURETTA HOLOCH: Chris Cameron CORTRUST SD BANKERS ASSN.: Shannon Jepsen CORTRUST: Erica Johnson UNITED STATES MARINES: Semper Fidelis — Alicia Enterman, Scholastic Excellence – Jiwen Li, Distinguished Athlete – Sara Kjose, Mike Oberle US ARMY RESERVE NATL. SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD: Kayla Gale, Brad Orr US AIR FORCE MATHEMATICS AWARD: Jiwen Li US AIR FORCE SCIENCE AWARD: Hilary Callahan US AIR FORCE CERT. OF ENLISTMENT: Chris Amdahl FIRST DAKOTA NATIONAL BANK: Jacey Wipf FIRST BANK AND TRUST DIRECTORS: Tyler Kielman YANKTON MEDICAL CLINIC: Jiwen Li VERMILLION SE RETIRED TEACHERS: Philip Munkvold CLAY COUNTY REPUBLICAN CLUB: Mike Oberle STEVE MERRIGAN MEMORIAL: Wyatt Hunter-Johnson EAGLES LADIES AUXILARY: Kelsey Osborne LIONS CLUB: Jacey Wipf, Wyatt Hunter-Johnson VERMILLION CIVIC COUNCIL SALUTE TO VOLUNTEERS: Shannon Jepsen, Philip Munkvold HOBY: Sarah Szymonski CLAY RURAL WATER: Shannon Jepsen, Mike Oberle CLAY CO. YOUTH TRUST FUND 4-H: Rebecca Hawley, Emily Holoch, Shannon Jepsen CLAY CO. YOUTH TRUST FUND Centennial: Tia Krier, Lance Hubert SD 4-H HEALTH ROCKS: Emily Holoch SOYBEAN AGRICULTURE Rebecca Hawley: SD SCHOOL OF MINES: Wyatt Hunter-Johnson, Justine Sorensen, Jacey Wipf HEAD START YOUTH VOLUNTEERS: Dana Hannahs, Tiffany Moore, Cassie Schafer, Jessica Hutchison, Angie Christensen, Stephanie LaFleur MEGAN O'CONNOR MEMORIAL: Karissa Martin YOUTH BUSINESS ADVENTURE: Emma Getzen, Ryan Kost, Lacey Leichtnam, Kristen Schwasinger ACCOUNTING AWARD CPA: Lance Hubert, Kristen Schwasinger TOM STEELE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Shannon Jepsen 2009 NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP: Jiwen Li 2009 NATIONAL MERIT PROGRAM: Alicia Enterman, Jiwen Li, Jacob Plette, April Sun KCAU BEST OF THE CLASS: Jiwen Li KSFY BRIGHTEST AND BEST: Alicia Enterman, Jiwen Li ARGUS LEADER ACADEMIC ALL STAR TEAM: Jiwen Li DAUGHTERS OF THE AM REVOLUTION: Jiwen Li DENIM FOR DOLLARS:  Tia Krier, Leah Miller, Philip Munkvold, Dan Davies CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS: Hilary Callahan YANKTON DAILY PRESS & DAKOTAN A+ STUDENT AWARD OF MERIT: Alex Larson, Sarah Szymonski, Julie Renner, Mackenzie Stone AUTO MECHANICS AWARDS: Dan Amundson, Jeff Anglin, Shane Davis, Mason Eichelberg, Andrew Eidem, Travis Jerred, Tyler Johnson, Austin Martinsen, JR Moor, Anthony Nelson, Blaine Olson, Tyler Vlasman BASIC WELDING COURSE: Joe Ensminger CAREER & TECHNICAL ED.  SCHOLAR: Daniel Amundson, Anthony Nelson JEROME NORGREN POETRY CONTEST: Mackenzie Stone JOURNALISM AWARDS: Yearbook : Sarah Szymonski, Rebecca Moreau MATH AWARDS: Math Days for Women: April Sun, Kayla Munger, Jennifer Noiva, Jiwen Li, Alicia Enterman AMC 10th GRADE: Alex Larson 2nd, Janani Ragothaman 3rd, Jenny Sun 4th AMC 12th GRADE: Jiwen Li 1st, Holly Irwin 2nd, Tanner Mart 3rd VEA: Philip Munkvold DONALD O'CONNOR/ WRESTLING: Andrew Eidem DENNIS HELSETH/FOOTBALL: Mike Oberle DAKTRONICS ACAD. ALL-STATE AWARD: Jiwen Li ASSOCIATED SCHOOL BOARDS OF SD  ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE LUNCHEON: Alicia Enterman, April Sun PEER TUTOR AWARDS: Tia Krier, Kelly O'Dea, Brad Orr, Emma Getzin, Emily Tracy, Rebecca Moreau SPECIAL ACADEMIC AWARDS — VHS HONORS PROGRAM: Killian Alber, Christopher Amdahl, Daniel Amundson, Christopher Bellis, Hilary Callahan, Christopher Cameron, Taylor Clark, Donica Crichton, Daniel Davies, Michael Dendinger, David Nies-Donahoe, Alicia Enterman, Rebecca Hawley, Emily Holoch, Wyatt Hunter-Johnson, Shannon Jepsen, Erica Johnson, Dominick Jones, Tyler Kielman, Sara Kjose, Richard Knutson, Tia Krier, Andrew Kronaizl, Jiwen Li, Grant Lueders, Karissa Martin, Samuel McBride, Andrew Meyer, Leah Tyler Miller, Vivian Moos, Philip Munkvold, Jennifer Noiva, Kelly O'Dea, Michael Oberle, Brad Orr, Jacob Plette, Elizabeth Richardson, David Rosacker, Cassandra Schaffer, Shanon Skillman, Justine Sorensen, April Sun, Michael Szymonski, Joseph Talley, Anthony Thomas, Skylar Tiahrt, Jacey Wipf REGENTS' SCHOLAR DIPLOMA: Killian Alber, Christopher Amdahl, Daniel Amundson, Christopher Bellis, Hilary Callahan, Christopher Cameron, Taylor Clark, Donica Crichton, Daniel Davies, David Nies-Donahoe, Alicia Enterman, Rebecca Hawley, Emily Holoch, Wyatt Hunter-Johnson, Shannon Jepsen, Erica Johnson, Dominick Jones, Tyler Kielman, Sara Kjose, Richard Knutson, Tia Krier, Andrew Kronaizl, Rosalynn LaMie, Jiwen Li, Grant Lueders, Karissa Martin, Samuel McBride, Leah Tyler Miller, Vivian Moos, Philip Munkvold, Andrew Meyer, Jennifer Noiva, Michael Oberle, Jacob Plette, David Rosacker, Cassandra Schaffer, Shanon Skillman, Justine Sorensen, Tyler Steele, April Sun, Michael Szymonski, Joseph Talley, Anthony Thomas, Skylar Tiahrt, Jacey Wipf • SD STATE SCHOLAR: Daniel Amundson, Hilary Callahan, Christopher Cameron, Isaac Druin, Shannon Jepsen, Richie Knutson, Jiwen Li, Karissa Martin, Andrew Meyer, Jennifer Noiva, Michael Oberle, David Rosacker, Michael Szymonski SOPHMORE GOOD CITIZENSHIP AWARD: Sarah Szymonski, Dexter Mehlhaf GOVERNORS LEADERSHIP: Alex Larson, Janani Ragothaman, Sarah Szymonski STUDENT COUNCIL AWARDS: Tia Krier RECYCLING AWARD: Cody Knudsen, Ellen Ofstehage CULINARY AWARDS –  Knife Skills Award: Brianna Brinkmann, Presidential Leadership Award: Crystal Robison

Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>