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AHS Celebrates High Academic Achievers

National Merit Semifinalists

National Merit Semifinalists Cameron Bush, Marianna Elia, and Kieran McCormick were recognized for their accomplishments during the AHS academic letter awards ceremony.

 

(ANKENY, Iowa) October 10, 2018 - 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 2017-2018 school year. In addition, National Merit Semifinalists Cameron Bush, Marianna Elia, and Kieran McCormick were recognized for their accomplishments. A keynote address was given by Tara Owen, 1993 AHS graduate and principal at Southeast Elementary.

"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
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
Tyler Budden
Cameron Bush
James Byrd
Samuel Caldwell
Joseph Cave
Shelbie Chambers
Brynne Christensen
Abigail Coglizer
Megan Dao
Natalie David
Cole Dingman
MaKenna Drea
Marianna Elia
Joy Faidley-Leitner
Jackson Ferguson
Daniel Fisher
Nolan Glock
Elizabeth Gretz
Rachel Gross
Victoria Harrison
Katherine Heine
Rachel Heitz
Rachel Henze
Alexis Higar
Emma Hill
Aaron Hoang
Paige Jacobsen
Kole Johnson
Abigail Jordahl
Rachel Kelly
Riley Kenworthy
Joshua Knox
Daphne Lindell
Evan Lyons
Mason Mahlow
Sharon Mamuya
Kieran McCormick
Carly McCoy
Kenidy Moeller
Richzamae Dana Monteverde
Emma Moomey
Alexandria Muchori
Riley Owen
Lauren Palkovic
Samantha Parr
Mali Pelham
Audrey Penningroth
Madilyn Peterson
Colton Pilch
Morgan Powell
Ethan Proctor
Evan Reiter
Taylor Richards
Elizabeth Ridout
Jessica Ritland
Isabelle Rohlfing
Katelyn Schaeffer
Kyrie Schut
Rose Schweitzer
Joseph Shanks
Olivia Sharar
Mikala Sidney
Alexis Slack
Peyton Steinfeldt*
Drake Strnad
Emma Tagye
Abigayle Thomas
Olivia Van Rees
Jacqueline Vry
Jacob Wendell
Jack Westphal
Sarah Wick
Mary Wieczorek
Hayden Williams
Cole Willis
Maxwell Zoss
Austin Zwaschka
 
Juniors
Kathleen Alger
Kennedy Arterburn
Trinity Baccam*
Kailey Becker
Kaci Behrens
Samuel Belding
Paige Bennett
Scout Bergwall
Nathan Bielecki
Alicia Boggess
Kaylee Boudreaux
Lydia Broadhead
Kassidy Brotherton*
Bridgette Browning
Dylan Butts
Andrea Califf
Isabella Cardenas
Sara Casady
Hailee Christensen
Madeline Cisneros*
Madeline Cox
Mollie Cox
Alysha Coyle
Makaila Crouch
Samuel Curtis
Nicole Dacus
Kali Daniels
Malea Daugherty
Ana Davis
Rebecca Dean
Anna Escherich
Delaney Filling
Cierra Fillinger
Grant Ganpat
Giavanna Gast*
Liam Gossman*
Jackson Graeve
Brittany Gray
Haley Grubb
Grace Hagedorn*
Lauren Haiwick
Ashley Harrington
Hunter Hartsook
Adeline Hawkins
Cassidy Hayes
Alexander Hays
Kathryn Hersom
Lydia Hill
Crystal Hulling
Paige Huynh
Brooke Johnson
Reilly Johnson
Abigail Jordan*
Ela Knapp
Gannon Kohn*
Dustin Kutz
Elyssa Land
Sam Lee*
Luke Lilienthal
Bailey Lovstad
Mallory Luther
Makenzie Mallicoat
Joseph McCarville
Marc Medici*
Madison Miller
Natalie Moore
Rachel Moore
Ella Morris
Andrea Muchori
Jessica Murrey
Ethan Norgaard
Alexandra Oglesby
Grace O'Hara
Olivia Orth
Nolan Otten
Taylor Patterson
Emily Peterson
Ashlynn Phongsavanh
Kayla Pitz
Rachael Rees
Benjamin Reynolds
Garrett Rinker
Fiona Riordan
Jasmine Rumley
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
Logan Stroud
Jaylin Strub
Avery Tague
James Tomlinson
Holly Trimble
Megan Utterback
Isabelle Vacek
Lauren Walters
Grant Warren*
Cory Webb
Derek Webb
Morgan Wessels*
Macy Wiederin
Lauren Willets
Olivia Willets
Samuel Wu
Allyson Youngquist
 
Sophomores
Evan Albaugh
Ameera Ali*
Emily Allen*
Connor Anselme
Grace Barnes*
Ashleigh Barrett
Chloe Bartek*
Brett Baxter
Duncan Bennett
Alysse Bentz
Josie Bingham
Megan Bosch
Corinne Bovee*
Cael Boyd
Katelyn Bradley
Gabrielle Brady
Brody Brecht
Alexandra Brooks
Lucy Brooner*
Kayla Brummer
Mason Bush*
Casandra Byrd*
Autumn Cadoree*
Tyler Campbell
Raylin Capdevila
Marina Carter
Leah Cemper
Morgan Christman
Rachael Christmann*
Gabrielle Collins
Madalynn Constable
Cael Cox*
Ellie Dalton
Hunter Daub*
Mallory Day
Sophia Day
Allison Dorfler
McKayla Doyle
Carson Ducar
Wyatt Eason
Zane Eason
Grace Eness
Jessica Ethridge
Hope Evans
Macie Fairchild-VanDeKrol
Ian Ferree*
Emily Fetters
Macey Filling
Nathan Fox
Trent Frandson
Vanessa Frimpong*
Sarah Froelich
Weston Fulk
Alexander Gates*
Payton Gatzlaff*
William Geren
Josalyn Gomez
Lucy Ha*
Noah Hackbart
Miranda Hall*
Mya Hall
Avery Hansen
Emma Harris
Ryan Heller
Kelsey Hensen
Sydney Heuton
Avery Hickcox*
Chloe Hines
Hanlay Hmwe
Hannah Hogan*
Josephine Hyatt Crabb*
Harrison Ingham
Price Jacobsen
Ashley James
Abigail Johnson*
Alex Johnson
Brenna Johnson
Logan Johnson
Olivia Johnson
Zachary Josten
Brooklyn Kelly
Anastasia Kennedy
Katelynn Kerber*
Addyson Kiene
Kamaura Kim
Suho Kim
Kaitlyn King
GraceAnn Kirschbaum
Marika Kisgen
Averey Knobloch
Kylie Knudten*
Alex Kolb
Alice Land
Alex Larkins
Tyler Lewis*
Hannah Loftus*
Reagan Long
Lauren Mains
Ellie Maschoff
Mytika Mayberry
Lauren McCarville*
Madisyn McCormick
Erin McKenna
Lauren McMahon*
Reid McMartin
Kristin Mein
Megan Meyer
Meghan Meyer*
Mikaela Meyer
Travis Moritz
Brianna Mulcahy
Madeleine Murphy*
Tatum Newkirk
Alexandra Noble*
Abigail Noel
Abby North
Olivia Odson*
Brooke Ouellette*
Justice Ouverson
Gillian Overturf
Ella Pahl
Bennet Palkovic
Sophia Parker*
Joshua Patterson
Callie Pershin
Natasha Pershin*
Allyxandria Phongsavanh*
Corben Pilch
Kailey Plum
Jocelyn Pocernich
Andrew Poock
Grace Porath
Joseph Quick
Caleb Rathjen
Dylan Rauser
Abagail Reiter
Amber Reysack*
Bailey Rhoads
Kaitlyn Richards
Jocelyn Ridgway*
Colin Riggs
Natalie Rinehart
Amanda Ritland*
Tyler Roghair
Ethan Rognes
Shelby Romig*
Myah Rozinek*
Claire Sammons
McKenna Scheib
Sophia Schoolen*
Gracie Schut
Hannah Selden*
Elizabeth Shanahan
Hailey Sisson
Carter Smith
Joshua Smith
Megan Sommerfeld
Maya St. Clair*
Zachary Steemken
Alayna Steim
Haeley Subbert
Dylan Taylor*
Emerson Taylor*
Daria Toth*
Tessa Turek
Marcus Ugolini*
Eva van de Mortel
Ross VanWyk
Ellie Versteegh
Irie Vincent
Khanh Vinh
Morgan Waite
Corbin Walker
Jaci Webb
Matthew Wells
Piper Wendling*
Claire Westphal*
Daniel White
Morgan Wiebelhaus
Mandy Wiedmier
Calyssa Wright
Halle Wulfekuhle
 
*denotes 4.0