2018-2019 VALENTINE HIGH SCHOOL HONORS AWARDS RECIPIENTS
Honors Night and the National Honor Society Induction ceremony was held at Valentine High School on Monday, May 6, 2019.
President: Reganne Schrunk
Vice President: Bailey Witt
Secretary: Bradi Larabee
Treasurer: Aluxyn Hollenbeck
President Elect: Skyler Reagle
Inductees for 2018-2019
The following is a list of students having perfect attendance from August 15, 2018 through May 1, 2019:
Freshmen: Tessa Krolikowski & Tyson Welch
Sophomores: Kenneth Shelbourn & Mason Harp
The following have missed one day or less:
9th GRADE: Dakota Krogman
10th GRADE: Hank Lancaster
12th GRADE: Jarrett Battershaw
The following missed ½ day or less: Brennann Jackson, Seniors
The following Seniors missed the least amount of days throughout their 4 years at VHS and each received a gift certificate for $20.00 at the Peppermill Restaurant: Jarrett Battershaw, Nathan Flannery, Lane McGinley, Devon Osnes, & Jaydon Owen.
The following Seniors received a certificate for taking at least 12 college credits from Mid Plains Community College during their 4 years at Valentine High School: .
VCS Foundation Scholarship Winners that will each receive a college scholarship for $1000.00: Mataya Eklund, Rece Jordan, Bradi Larabee, Caleb Long, Lane McGinley, Jaydon Owen, & Reganne Schrunk
VOICE OF DEMOCRACY AWARDS: Rita Woodraska & Grace Woodraska
Outstanding Algebra I: Biyantai Nadeau & Taylor Battershaw
Outstanding Algebra II:/Ryan O’Kief
Outstanding Geometry: Josiah Maunu & Lindsey Boes
Outstanding Math Concepts: Shane Urbin
Outstanding Precalculus Student – Mercy Maunu
Outstanding Coding Student: Josiah Maunu
Outstanding Statistics Student: Lane McGinley, Nathan Miller, & Mataya Eklund
Outstanding Calculus Student: Nathan Flannery
Outstanding Broadcasting Student: Chloe Mayhew
SOCIAL STUDIES AWARDS
Outstanding American History Students: Dillion Muirhead & Allison Hitchcock
Outstanding Global Affairs student: Reaghan Shelbourn
Outstanding World Geography student of the Year: MaKenzie Long
Outstanding Sociology students: Elli Springer
Outstanding Psychology Students: Nathan Miller, Reganne Schrunk, Aleah Jacobs, & Mataya Eklund
Outstanding American Government Students: Mercy Maunu, Reaghan Shelbourn, Mataya Eklund, Bradi Larabee, & Nathan Miller
Outstanding World History Studenst: Shyanne Urbin & Tim Egelhoff
Outstanding Med Terms & Careers award: Jenna Cox
Outstanding Biology award for having a 98% or above all year: Delaney Robison, Calvin Stoeger, Haylee Richards, Tim Egelhoff, Michaela Keller, Elliana Springer, & Shyanne Urbin
Outstanding Chemistry Awards went to: Riawna Reimers, Skyler Reagle, & Katherine Petersen
Outstanding Physical Science: Becca McGinley, Cody Miller, & Sean Springer
Outstanding Physics Students: Caleb Long
Outstanding Spanish 1 students: Haylee Richards, Elliana Springer, & Ryan O’Kief
Outstanding Spanish 2 students: Dillion Muirhead & Calvin Stoeger
VHS Music Booster Awards: Band—The following Seniors were recognized for participating in a music class in grades 7 through 12: Abbie Clark, Kalob Critchfield, Brennann Jackson, Chloe Mayhew, & Rita Woodraska.
Speech Letters: Madison Brackeen, Elli Springer, Lindsey Boes, Mercy Maunu, Shyanne Urbin, Emma Richards, Madelyn Pilakowski, Audrey Brawner, Grace Woodraska, Calvin Stoeger, Kaylee Vavra, Rita Woodraska, Sarah Butler, & Josiah Maunu.
Top Varsity Speakers: Mercy Maunu & Rita Woodraska
Top Novice Speaker: Shyanne Urbin & Lindsey Boes
Most Improved Speaker: Calvin Stoeger
Participation certificates: Katherine O’Dell & Jessica Reynolds
Outstanding Accounting I Awards went to: Rhea Benson, Skyler Reagle, & Lauren Ferguson
Outstanding Accounting II Award went to Caleb Long
Personal Finance Students of the year: Jennifer Sinnett & Haylee Richards
Outstanding Achievement in Careers awards went to:Hayes Hammond, Dakota Krogman, Cody Miller, Madelyn Pilakowski, Gunnar Battershaw, Lindsay Boes, Dylan Haase, Becca McGinley, & Renee Fisbeck.
Outstanding Achievement in Info Technology awards went to: Conner Fowler, Hayes Hammond, Dakota Krogman, Hayden Larabee, Cody Miller, Madelyn Pilakowski, Sean Springer, Gunnar Battershaw, Lindsay Boes, Becca McGinley, Holden Mundorf, Emma Richards, & Renee Fisbeck.
Outstanding Achievement in Introduction to Business awards went to: Lindsay Boes, Logan Cate, Renee Fisbeck, & Allison Hitchcock.
Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship awards went to: Lindsay Boes, Logan Cate, Renee Fisbeck, & Allison Hitchcock.
Outstanding Achievement in Digital Media awards went to: Mason Harp & Josiah Maunu.
Internship Students of the Year: Mataya Eklund & Reganne Schrunk
Art 1- Hadley Rogers, Becca McGinley, Jessica Reynolds, Lindsey Boes, Sarah Butler, Sean Shepler, & Josiah Maunu
Art 2 -Nathan Miller -Madison Brackeen-Kylee Simon
Studio Art (Art 3 and 4) Allison Hitchcock-Kaylee Vavra-Shakia Nadeau
Digital Art-Calvin Stoeger-Jakob Harp
Best Actor – Tim Egelhoff
Best Novice Actor – Jonah Perrett
Best Actress – Rita Woodraska
Best Novice Actress – Hanna Fischer
Most Valuable Crew Members – Brandon Whiting & Brennann Jackson
Those that lettered –Drama Cast and Crew 2018-2019:
Mock Trial members receiving certificates are as follows:
Outstanding English 1 Students: Maddy Pilakowski, Hayes Hammond, Sarah Butler, & Tessa Krolikowski
English 2 Students of the Year: Haylee Richards
American Literature Student of the Year: Skyler Reagle
Applied Communication 11 Student: Katalina Beach
Top College Composition students: Mercy Maunu & Reaghan Shelbourn
Top Applied Comm 12 student: Shakia Nadeau
Top British Literature students: Rhea Benson & Aleah Jacobs
Outstanding Journalism awards: Mataya Eklund & Lauren Ferguson
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AWARDS: Gunnar Battershaw, Matt Gibson, Emma Richards & Dakota Krogman
STRENGTH & FITNESS 1 AWARD: Jonah Perrett & Blaine Sage
STRENGTH & FITNESSS TOP LIFTER AWARD – Lane McGinley
The Academic All-State Award is a prestigious award that recognizes students for their academic achievements while participating in NSAA activities. NSAA high schools may nominate a maximum of two students for each NSAA activity program in which the school participates. To be considered for this award, a student must be considered a “differencemaker” in an NSAA activity, contributing significantly to the school’s activities program. Honorees must attain at least a 93% cumulative grade point average on a 100% scale.
NSAA Academic All-State Awards:
The SWC All Academic Team is comprised of Seniors that have a cumulative GPA of 3.65 or higher and participate in SWC Activities for a minimum of 2 years which 1 year must include their Senior Year.
The Following Students received these awards: SWC Team:
Nominees for the Believers and Achievers Award were: Mercy Maunu and Caleb Long.
Omaha World Herald All-Academic Honorable Mention:. Mercy Maunu
DAR Youth Citizenship Award – these students were nominated by teachers for their honor, service, courage, leadership and character – these students receive medals, certificates, and also the letter from their nominating teacher 9th Tessa Krolikowski – nominated by Mrs. Stoner, 10th Michaela Keller – nominated by Ms. Hall, 11th Katherine Petersen – nominated by Ms. Epke
Quiz Bowl members receiving participant certificates were as follows:
STUDENTS WHO HAVE EARNED SCHOLASTIC LETTERS
According to our records these students are eligible to receive a scholastic letter for maintaining a 90% average for the last semester of the 2017-2018 school year and the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year. * indicates a previous scholastic letter was attained.
** Jarrett Battershaw