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Class of 2019 Senior Honor Night

Senior Honor Night

Many students from the senior class of 2019 attended the Senior Honor Night to be recognized for their outstanding achievements. As the seniors entered the stage, students’ names were announced with the college or university they plan to attend next year, as well as their intended course of study. The ceremony began with opening remarks from the Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) Principal, Mr. Greg Roach and the Director of the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF), Mrs. Renee Oldham. The MVEF sponsored the event as well as a reception for students and their families to celebrate after the awards ceremony.


The total amount of scholarship money awarded to the Class of 2019 was $7,438,650.00.


The following is a compilation of the awards distributed on Senior Honor Night and the students who received them:

Service and Citizenship Recognition:


Character Award: Sydney Gendron, Dylan Cole


Gary Lewark Award: Cade Gentry


Service and Citizenship Merit: TJ Bass, Dylan Cole, Abigail Cook, Kara Daswani, Hailey Davidson, Nathaniel Davis, Brent Donaldson, Abi Dostalek, Dexter Douglas, Jasper Ferrand, Sydney Gendron, Ava Hampton, Lily Hampton, Isaiah Hayes, Nilyn Kirk, Cleo Mills, Dawson Owens, Ben Parke, Mikayla Plain, Ellie Roach, Cole Schneider, Cyanne Stilwell, Ryan Strantz, Alex Tharp, Sabrina Zeis


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Terry/Borgman Mental Attitude Award: Cade Gentry


Senior Class Officers: Alexandria Coleman, President; Cleo Mills, Vice-President; Clarice Kocot, Secretary; Jaici Wright, Treasurer


Senior Class Representatives: Vicky Chen, Dylan Cole, Ava Hampton, Sabrina Zeis


National Honor Society Officers: Jaici Wright, President;  Cleo Mills, Vice-President; Alexis Price, Secretary; Kennedy Overton, Treasurer; Bailey Hodgin, Historian


Mt. Vernon AP Scholars with Honor: Abigail Dostalek, Keian Gatewood, Brenna Lechner, Cleo Mills, Alexis Price, Morgan Seeman


Mt. Vernon AP Scholars with Distinction: Dylan Cole

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Community Scholarship Recognition


Bruce McKinney Memorial Scholarship: ($864.00)  Lily Hampton


Kristofor J. Hammond Scholarship: ($1,000.00)   Keian Gatewood


Mike Johnson Memorial Scholarship: ($1,438.00)  Ava Hampton


Ernie Oden Athletic Scholarships: ($1000.00 each)  Vivian Hoeppner, Cleo Mills, Sam McCarty, Chase Wilkerson


Roger’s Smile Scholarship: ($1,000.00)  Sydney Cook


Patricia Orr Allemeier Memorial Nursing Scholarship:  ($1000.00) Emma Walker, Brianna Franke


Rabe-Vermillion Scholarship: ($1,219.00)  Paige Boxberger, Nathan Conway, Ryan Strantz, (Elise Lowell)


Mark Mattick Mental Attitude Award: ($500.00)  Kaylie Demaree


Chris Sullivan Memorial Music Booster Scholarships: ($533.00 each)   Paige Boxberger, Thomas Bass


Steve Williams Soccer Scholarship: ($500.00 each)  Ellie Roach, Matt Thompson


Mt. Vernon Optimist Scholarship: ($1,000.00 each)  Nathan Conway, Keian Gatewood, Blake Johnson, Megan Stricker, Jaici WrightClass of 2019 Senior Honor Night


Chuck Rutledge Memorial Scholarship:  ($500) Brianna Franke


Rotary Club of Greenfield Education Scholarship: ($500.00) Cade Gentry


Earl J. Brooks and Irene B. Brooks Scholarship: ($3624.00 each)  Kaleigh Helm, Sabrina Zeis


Hancock County Shrine Club Endowment Fun: ($1000.00)  Michael Stewart


Greenfield Kiwanis Dr. William Griffing Scholarship: ($1250.00)  Emma Walker


Certificate of Enlistment USAF:  Coleton Brandon, Garrett Heraly, Justice Reuter, Parker Ward


Psi Iota Xi Literature Scholarship: ($1,000.00)  Ellie Roach


Psi Iota Xi Art Scholarship: ($1,000.00)  Morgan Seeman


Richard H. Crosser Memorial Scholarship: ($514.00)  Keian Gatewood


Margaret Johnson Honorary Scholarship: ($2000.00)  Hayden Bailey


Hancock County Community Foundation Scholarship- Lilly Finalists: ($1,000.00)    Emma Walker, Cade Gentry


Tri Kappa Scholarship:  ($1,000.00) Brianna Franke


George and Icy Vaughn Performing Arts Scholarship: 1st Place Vocal  ($3000.00) Joan Lee


Gladys Hancock Shumway Scholarship: ($1172.00)  Sabrina Zeis


Hancock County Business & Professional Women:  ($1000.00) Bailey Hodgin


Senior Honor Night

FORUM Credit Union:  ($5,000.00)


Nancy Terrell Miller Scholarship: ($1154.00)  Emma Walker


Dr. Reinhard and Marlise Bubenzer Rotary Scholarship:  ($9000.00)  Keian Gatewood


Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6904 Scholarship: ($655.00)  Kaylie Demaree


JAG Outstanding Senior:   Sadie Abel-Pace


Army National Guard Scholar Athlete: Cleo Mills, Dylan Cole


DAR Good Citizen  ($100): Cleo Mills


The Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award:  Elijah Barboza


The Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award:  Ellie Roach


The Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award:  Claire Virt


Recognition of Academic Achievement

Top Scholar Awards–   Paige Boxberger, Vicky Chen, Dylan Cole, Nathan Conway, Sydney Cook, Abigail Dostalek, Keian Gatewood, Cade Gentry, Isaiah Hayes, Benjamin LaBelle, Joan Lee, Emme Longman, Cleo Mills, Alexis Price, Ryan Strantz


Mt. Vernon High School Department Awards:


Agricultural Education-  Rielly Glassing


Band-  Thomas Bass


Business –  Vicky Chen


Choir -  Emme Longman


Engineering and Technology -  Chase Wilkerson


Senior Honor Night

English/ Language-  Cleo Mills


FACS-  Hailey Davidson


Health/Phys. Ed. -  Cade Gentry


High Tech Academy–   Kurtis Spann


Makerspace -   Tye Hatcher


Mathematics -  Dylan Cole


Science-  Grant Hess


Social Studies-  Kaylie Demaree


Visual Arts -  Jacob Wohlgamuth


World Language –  Dylan Cole

Senior Leadership Award: ($1,500.00 each)   Vicky Chen, Kaylie Demaree

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