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SHS Awards & Scholarships

Congrats to all of the students who were honored at the SHS Awards and Scholarship Event on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. A complete list of award winners can be found below: 

MIT AWARD: Awarded to two freshmen, who have demonstrated proficiency in mathematics or science and are involved in extracurricular activities. Sponsored by the MIT Alumni Association.
Presented to: Arman Khan and Shimana Bose 

FRESHMAN AWARD: Awarded to a freshman boy and girl with ability, scholarship, integrity of character, and cheerfulness in service.
Presented to: Max Janairo and Maeve McKaig

SOCIAL STUDIES AWARD: Awarded to a freshman and sophomore student who has demonstrated excellence and interest in social studies.
Presented to: Micaela Gayner and William Sandy

UWM AWARD: Awarded to a sophomore student with outstanding scholarship, service, and involvement in extracurricular activities. Sponsored by UWM.
Presented to: Sarah Goldberg

SOPHOMORE AWARD: Awarded to one male and one female sophomore with ability, scholarship, integrity of character, and cheerfulness in service.
Presented to: Elena Cruz and Henry Fowler 

BROWN AWARD: Awarded to a junior boy or girl with outstanding attributes and excellence in English. Sponsored by Brown University.
Presented to: Elizabeth Hayes

DARTMOUTH AWARD: Awarded to a junior boy or girl with outstanding academic achievement combined with social, civic, or charitable commitment either within or outside the school environment. Sponsored by the Dartmouth Alumni Association.
Presented to: Shayna Moss

RENSSELAER AWARD: Awarded to a junior boy or girl with distinguished achievement in mathematics and science courses completed. Sponsored by the Rensselaer Medal Committee.
Presented to: Augustus Pendleton

BAUSCH AND LOMB AWARD: Awarded to a junior boy or girl who has excelled in the study of science with aptitude for scientific leadership. Sponsored by Bausch and Lomb, Inc.
Presented to: Sarah Gruber

SMITH AWARD: Awarded to a junior boy or girl with outstanding academic achievement combined with leadership and concern for others. Sponsored by the Smith Alumni Association.
Presented to: Grace Hayes

WILLIAMS COLLEGE AWARD: Awarded to a junior boy or girl with outstanding academic achievement and who has made significant contributions in extracurricular activities. Sponsored by the Williams College Alumni Association.
Presented to: Dylan Larson-Harsch

YALE AWARD: Awarded to a junior boy or girl with outstanding personal character and intellectual promise. Sponsored by the Yale Alumni Association.
Presented to: Mayan Essak

JUNIOR SERVICE AWARD: Awarded to a junior boy or girl with outstanding character and service in and/or outside school.
Presented to: Ashley Eimers

PEER MENTOR AWARD: Awarded to a junior student who demonstrates leadership, service to the school community, good decision-making, strong values, and commitment to the Peer Mentor Program.
Presented to: McKenzie Lua

BADGER GIRLS & BADGER BOYS STATE: Awarded to junior students with high scholastic standing, leadership, character, and school activities. Sponsored by the North Shore American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 331 and the Shorewood Men's Club.  
Presented to: James Douglass, Emma Soldon, Joseph Flegel-Mishlove, and Lina Jeong

AMERICAN LEGION AWARD: Awarded to a senior boy and girl with courage, leadership, service, companionship, and scholarship. Sponsored by the North Shore American Legion Post No. 331.
Presented to: Luisa de Vogel and Alec Nelson

SENIOR SERVICE AWARD: Awarded to a senior boy or girl with commendable scholarship, character, and service as evidenced by school, community, and church or synagogue.
Presented to: Molly Spoerl

CIVIC MUSIC AWARD: Awarded to a senior boy or girl with outstanding performance in music, scholarship, leadership, and service to the school. Sponsored by the Civic Music Association of Milwaukee.
Presented to: Martha Hellermann

KURT LESWING SCHOLARSHIP EXPERIENCE: Four students who won an essay contest are awarded the opportunity to live and work on board the S/V Denis Sullivan to experience self-exploration, boat operations and to develop an understanding of science, technology, and the environment. This is in memory and spirit of Kurt Leswing, an SHS 2005 graduate.
Presented to: Annalise Lozier, Maureen Patterson, William (Sam) Shields, and Justine Spore

CUDAHY FUND WORLD LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIPS: Awarded to a junior or senior boy or girl with outstanding achievement in foreign language study with the goal of encouraging further study. Sponsored by the Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund.
Presented to: Emilie Lozier (French), Amelia (Mimi) Smith (Multiple) and Haley Lipo Zovic (Spanish)

GRAPHIC ARTS SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior who has shown an interest and proficiency in the area of graphic arts.
Presented to: Evan Letourneau

ART DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a student of high caliber in art who has been accepted at an art school, college, or university to pursue education in the field of art. Other criteria to be used are integrity, good citizenship and serious academic interest.
Presented to: Karl Apfelbach

SHOREWOOD ORCHESTRA BOOSTER SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior member of the Shorewood Symphony Orchestra who intends to pursue music at a college, university, or conservatory. The student must demonstrate outstanding musicianship, strong leadership, good citizenship, and a deep and lasting commitment to music and the arts. Sponsored by the Shorewood Orchestra Booster Club.
Presented to: Nori Moy

HOLAN – TISDALE SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior female who cares about the community, who excels in academics, and who has been involved in sports or other extracurricular activities.
Presented to: Lauren Kohlenberg

ESTELLE KEENE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior boy or girl most deserving of recognition for outstanding achievement in the study of literature. Estelle Keene worked for over twenty years in the Shorewood High School and Intermediate School Libraries.
Presented to: Hayley Tsuchiyama

STUDENT LEADER SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior boy or girl who has demonstrated outstanding leadership ability in student activities in school. Sponsored by the Shorewood High School Student Council.
Presented to: Ryan Shanahan

DEBRA LYN SPECTOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior who has demonstrated excellent academic achievement and strong character. Candidates must demonstrate financial need and will attend the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Debra Lyn Spector graduated from SHS in 1991.
Presented to: Kara Mueller

KURT LUEDKE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior boy or girl who has had a substantial impact on the technical aspects of Drama at SHS and who may pursue an interest in technical theater beyond high school.
Presented to: Emily Benz

SHOREWOOD BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior boy and girl with four years of athletic team(s) participation, good academic standing, volunteer service to athletics, and positive leadership. Sponsored by the Shorewood Booster Club.
Presented to: Taylor Dennis and Abigail Pech

SHOREWOOD WOMAN'S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a female student who has demonstrated excellent academic standing and who has a record of community service.
Presented to: Haley Florsheim

SHOREWOOD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to two seniors with good character, community service, and scholarship. Sponsored by the Shorewood Foundation.
Presented to: Kayla Gardner and Quinton Thomas 

AMCG HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior boy or girl who has shown good academic standings and plans on attending a four-year college to study a career in Health Sciences. Sponsored by the Medical Staff of Aurora Medical Center - Grafton.
Presented to: Anjana Murali 

SHOREWOOD MEN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior who demonstrates good character, determination, financial need and a commitment to community service. This student will be attending a two-year Wisconsin Chartered Technical College. Sponsored by the Shorewood Men’s Club.
Presented to: Cheyenne Reynolds

BERTHA WHITE SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior boy or girl who has demonstrated excellence in journalism on the Ripples staff.
Presented to: Sydney Baum-Haines

NORTH SHORE UNITED EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a senior student based on scholarship and a positive contribution to school and/or community. Priority will be given to a student 1.) Who is interested in pursuing a career in education; 2.) Who is the child of a Shorewood teacher; 3.) Who has been in the district for most of his/her 12 years. Sponsored by North Shore United Educators.
Presented to: Prajwal Giri

WOODLAND CONFERENCE ACADEMIC ALL-STARS: Awarded to top-performing SHS upperclassmen in every discipline. Sponsored by The Woodland Conference.
Presented to:
• English- Charles Stahl
• Integrated Wellness- Abigail Pech
• Mathematics- Anjana Murali
• Science- Laura Gould
• Social Studies- Maria Tonellato
• Performing Arts- Emilie Lozier
• Visual/Applied Arts- Eli Miller
• World Language- Allison Jacobson

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Program for academic promise and distinguished performance. Only 15,000 students, nationwide become National Merit Finalists, and only 8,300 students become the Scholarship winners.
Presented to: Emilie Lozier and Anjana Murali

PHILLIP W. GROSS SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to senior students with high potential, interest in academic study, and need. Phillip Gross was a member of the Shorewood School Board for twelve years and President for four years
Presented to: Kejuan (Larry) Glosson and Laura Gould

ROBERT SHAW SCHOLARSHIP: Robert Shaw, Shorewood graduate of 1935, provides our school a unique opportunity to assist students in pursuing higher education. An alumni trustee committee evaluates the applicants based on scholarship, leadership, service, character, and need.
Presented to: Caitlin Baltus, Signe Bedi, and Santidra Love

         

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