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AHS Celebrates High Academic Achievers

 student shaking Dr. Hawkins' hand.

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Senior Colton Lammers receives an

academic letter award from

Principal Dr. Jeff Hawkins. 

 

Student receiving an award.  

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Sophomore Lauren Walters receives an

academic letter award from

Principal Dr. Jeff Hawkins. 

 

Brad Rasmussen speaking to the crowd.

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Brad Rasmussen, AHS class of 1982 and

CIO of the Executive Leadership Council for

Merchants Bonding Company gives the keynote address.

 

(ANKENY, Iowa) October 13, 2017 - Academic Letter Awards were presented to Ankeny High School students who had an unweighted cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.67 or higher at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. In addition, National Merit Semifinalists McKenna Goffinet and Landon Geren, and National Merit Commended student Madison Rubin were recognized for their accomplishments. A keynote address was given by Brad Rasmussen, 1982 AHS graduate and CIO of the Executive Leadership Council for Merchants Bonding Company.

"Ankeny High School is very proud of our academic award winners," said Dr. Jeff Hawkins, AHS Principal. "Their hard work and dedication to their academics is shown in their high achievement. It is important to publicly celebrate academic success and reinforce that strong academic achievement is the primary focus for our students."
 
Letters are awarded for the first year of achievement and pins are given for second or third year of achievement. Congratulations to our award winners:
 
Seniors
Nicholas Alger
Natalie Alleman
Fnu Barsat
Lauren Beardsley
Marie Beecham
Morgan Bennett
Grant Bielecki
Quintin Blad
Emily Bogle
Madelyn Bormann
Clayton Broich
Ciara Brown
Josie Capesius
Joseph Carr
Zachary Carson
Michaela Carstens
Sydney Christman
Jack Christmann
Madeleine Collins
Stephen Cowan
Braeden Dahlstrom
Peyton Daugherty
Makenna Davis
Samantha Despotovich
Zoey Enga
Austin Espino
Connor Farrell
Landon Geren
McKenna Goffinet
Miranda Greathouse
Emily Hagedorn
Emma Haren
Allison Jacobsen
Greta Krohn
Colton Lammers
Nicolette Land
Taylor Lansing
Alexis Legg
Rachel Leon
Saylor Lundstrom
Carson Luttenegger
Courtney Maire
Rebecca Maire
Annabel McClure
Chloe McDaniel
Laura McKenzie
Jacob Mulcahy
Brooke Murrow
Peter Noll
Katlyn North
John Nurre
Samantha Pareti
Johnathan Price
Paige Rinderknecht
Deaglan Riordan
Alexandra Robran
Andrew Ruba
Madison Rubin
Jacob Ryan
Andrew Slattenow
Marina Smith
Emma St.Clair
Ethan Stroud
Makenna Swihart
Ashley Truman
Ryan Utterback
Allissa Van Steenis
 
Juniors
Sophia Walker
Riley Whitaker
Kassidy Adams
Lauren Anders
Christina Angran
Olivia Babcock
Carly Baker
Jacob Becker
Morgan Becker
Tia Beenblossom
Corinne Beltrame*
Drake Bennett
Ryne Vei Raisl Bete
Sarah Bosch
Madison Boswell
Tyler Budden
Cameron Bush
James Byrd
Samuel Caldwell
Joseph Cave
Shelbie Chambers
Brynne Christensen
Abigail Coglizer
Abigail Dalton
Megan Dao
Cole Dingman
MaKenna Drea
Marianna Elia*
Hallie Evans
Joy Faidley-Leitner
Jackson Ferguson
Daniel Fisher
Nolan Glock
Elizabeth Gretz
Rachel Gross
Victoria Harrison
Katherine Heine
Rachel Heitz
Emily Herrick
Alexis Higar
Emma Hill
Paige Jacobsen
Kole Johnson
Abigail Jordahl*
Rachel Kelly
Riley Kenworthy
Joshua Knox
Chloee Kooker
Jaelynn Kueker
Daphne Lindell*
Ariana Luna
Evan Lyons
Mason Mahlow
Sharon Mamuya
Kieran McCormick*
Carly McCoy
Sara McCullough
Kenidy Moeller
Richzamae Dana Monteverde
Emma Moomey
Ian Morey
Alexandria Muchori
Riley Owen
Lauren Palkovic
Samantha Parr
Mali Pelham
Audrey Penningroth
Madilyn Peterson
Colton Pilch
Morgan Powell
Charles Pritchard
Ethan Proctor
Alexis Queener
Evan Reiter
Taylor Richards
Elizabeth Ridout
Jessica Ritland
Isabelle Rohlfing*
Katelyn Schaeffer
Kyrie Schut
Rose Schweitzer
Joseph Shanks
Olivia Sharar
Mikala Sidney
Alexis Slack
Braydon Smith
Dylan Smith*
Breann Steim
Peyton Steinfeldt*
Drake Strnad
Emma Tagye
Abigayle Thomas*
Sydney Uemura
Olivia Van Rees
Zoey Vroman
Jacqueline Vry
Jacob Wendell
Sarah Wick
Mary Wieczorek
Hayden Williams
Cole Willis
Riley Wood
Maxwell Zoss
Austin Zwaschka
 
Sophomores
Kathleen Alger
Kennedy Arterburn
Trinity Baccam*
Donald Badger
Kailey Becker
Kaci Behrens*
Samuel Belding*
Paige Bennett
Scout Bergwall
Nathan Bielecki
Brianna Bintner
Anica Blanco
Colben Blass
Alicia Boggess
Allen Boggess
Kaylee Boudreaux
Nathaniel Brandmeyer
Lydia Broadhead
Kassidy Brotherton*
Bridgette Browning*
Dylan Butts
Olivia Byrd
Andrea Califf
Isabella Cardenas*
Emma Carrel
Sara Casady
Hailee Christensen
Madeline Cisneros*
Lauren Clark
Riley Clark
Madison Corey
Madeline Cox*
Mollie Cox
Alysha Coyle
Makaila Crouch
Samuel Curtis
Nicole Dacus
Kali Daniels
Malea Daugherty
Ana Davis
Cade Davis
Rebecca Dean
Emmaline DeBrower
Jerrad Downer
Hudson Dunwoody
Anna Escherich
Delaney Filling
Cierra Fillinger
Brennen Frederick
Grant Ganpat*
Giavanna Gast*
Noah Gomis
Liam Gossman*
Jackson Graeve
Connor Grau
Haley Grubb*
Grace Hagedorn*
Lauren Haiwick*
Mason Hanley
Ashley Harrington
Hunter Hartsook
Adeline Hawkins*
Eric Hayden
Cassidy Hayes
Patricia Hernandez-Vasquez*
Kathryn Hersom
Lydia Hill
Crystal Hulling
Paige Huynh
Andy Johnson
Brooke Johnson
Reilly Johnson
Abigail Jordan*
Ela Knapp*
Gannon Kohn*
Dustin Kutz
Elyssa Land
Sam Lee*
William Lee
Luke Lilienthal
Bailey Lovstad
Mallory Luther
Brenna Madden
MaKenzie Mallicoat
Joseph McCarville
Riley McWilson
Marc Medici*
Madison Miller
Natalie Moore
Rachel Moore
Ella Morris
Andrea Muchori
Jessica Murrey
Lehua Nahalea
Ethan Norgaard
Alexandra Oglesby*
Grace O'Hara
Zachariah Olson
Olivia Orth
Nolan Otten
Taylor Patterson
Karenna Petersen
Emily Peterson*
Ashlynn Phongsavanh
Kayla Pitz*
Rachael Rees
Benjamin Reynolds
Garrett Rinker
Fiona Riordan*
Alexander Rosch
Daniel Rose
Jason Rottinghaus
Jasmine Rumley
Grace Ryan
Megan Ryherd
Petie Breena Salonga
Brandon Schumacher
Elizabeth Scoular
Caleb Skow*
Cody Slagter
Alexis Sleiter
Karissa Smedley
Alecia Smith
Grace Sorensen
Derek Stephens
Abbey Stohs
Isaac Stone
Logan Stroud
Jaylin Strub
Avery Tague
Carter Tams
ZiaViaza Taue'etia
James Tomlinson
Holly Trimble
Sidney Truman
Megan Utterback
Isabelle Vacek*
Lauren Walters
Grant Warren*
Cory Webb
Derek Webb
Morgan Wessels*
Macy Wiederin
Lauren Willets*
Olivia Willets
Samuel Wu
Allyson Youngquist
 
*denotes 4.0 GPA