Seymour High School honors day

Seymour High School’s annual honors day program was May 19. Community scholarships and special awards include:

The Greater Seymour Trust Fund JCB

Louis and Nellie Bauer Scholarship: McKenna Curry

Willard and Anah Klakamp Scholarships: Megan Baurle, Lorelei Schmidt

James T. Thompson Scholarship: Mya Findley

Lydia Mellencamp Nursing Scholarship: Lanci Phillips

Paul S. Hanner Scholarship: Haley Westfall

Dallas Tyler Scholarship: Toni Lumsey

Maude Welch Scholarship: Hannah Sipe

Brad A. Thompson Memorial Scholarships: Haley Westfall, Mya Findley

Charles Forest Foster Memorial Scholarship: Haley Westfall

Cyril O. and Ora E. Story Scholarship: Kyle Combs

Janette Johnson Deal Memorial Scholarship: Hannah Thompson

Amanda Stahl Scholarship: Sarah Montgomery

Make a Difference Scholarship Fund: Katie O’Mara, Lorelei Schmidt

Bob Pollard Memorial Scholarship: Jonathan Castrejon

Hamilton Township Alumni Scholarships: Mya Findley, Marie Lenart

Joseph and Luella Abell Charitable Trust Scholarships: Lanci Phillips, Sarah Benefiel, Addisen Rudge, Mallory Thias, Ethan Ortman, Andrea Jasso, Elizabeth Reedy, Hannah Sipe

John F. and Mary E. Shiel Trust Scholarship: Marie Armes, Kelli Armes, Edwin Flores, Phoebe Gray

Gilbert Koevener Scholarships: Evens Cribs, Tanner Mead, Faith Rebber, Victoria Mahoney

Patricia Woodard Tidd Scholarship: Mya Findley

Benjamin Everhart Memorial Scholarship: Evens Cribs

Lauren Bayon Brown Scholarship: Hannah Thompson

Barney and Marguerite Scott Athletes Scholarship: Abbilynn Ebler

Community Foundation of Jackson County

Charles Frederick Wolter Memorial Scholarship: Lorelei Schmidt

Marcello Trumbo Seymour Alumni Scholarship: Peyton Heyne

Jay C Food Stores Scholarship: McKenna Curry

Seymour Tubing Inc. Scholarship: Edwin Flores

Ruby and Floyd W. Martin Scholarship: Gunnar Ortlieb

Kenneth N. and Helen Warbritton Memorial Scholarship: Alex Lovins

J. David Vandivier/Dicksons Scholarship: Hannah Thompson

Bateman Engineering Scholarship: Mason Pottschmidt

Walter and Cora Schlehuser-Clark and Ruth Thompson Scholarships: Jacoby Begley, Zachary Carpenter

E. Morton and Julia R. Lester Memorial Scholarship: Lanci Phillips

St. Andrew United Methodist Church Scholarship: Katelynn Suits

Sertoma Scholarships: Lorelei Schmidt, Hunter Bauserman

Seymour American Legion Post 89 Scholarships: Phoebe Gray, Mary Abernathy, Bryse Colwell

Marc Owen Chandler Memorial Scholarship: Toni Lumsey, Hannah Wood

Dr. Charles Trumbo Scholarship: Sarah Montgomery

Laura Culp Memorial Scholarship: Hannah Sipe

Marilyn Mellencamp Scholarship for the Arts: Victoria Mahoney

Bob and Eileen Prather Memorial Scholarship: Katie O’Mara

Gary E. Plumer Agriculture Memorial Scholarship: John Rennekamp

Ann Windley Leadership Jackson County Scholarship: Grace Hartman

Duane Martin Vocational Scholarship: Bradan Thomasma

Kiwanis of Seymour Scholarship: Kyle Combs

Indiana Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship: Hannah Wood

Blue & Co. Scholarship: Phoebe Gray

Indiana University Scholarships

Indiana University Wells Scholar Award, IU Provost Scholarship: Anastasiya Yakovlyeva

IU Foundation Mary Elsner Black and Brenda Hartsough Black Scholarship, IU Provost Scholarship: Hunter Bauserman, Grace Hartman

IU Provost Scholarship: Grant Handloser, Lauren Fleetwood

School of Education Direct Admit Scholarship, IU Foundation Mary Elsner Black and Brenda Hartsough Black Scholarship: Alex Berry

IU Foundation Mary Elsner Black and Brenda Hartsough Black Scholarship, IU Provost Scholarship, School of Education Direct Admit Scholarship: Kyle Combs

IU Provost Scholarship, First-Year Indiana Scholars Award: Sarah Montgomery

Indiana County Fee Remission, Hudson & Holland Program Scholarship, IU Provost Scholarship; William R. Fry Scholars IU Kelley School of Business: Kyle Valencia

Seymour Elks Lodge 462 Scholarship: Alex Lovins (local and state winner)

Aisin Scholarships: Trinity Valencia, Skya Rogers

Schneck Medical Center Foundation/Allied Health Scholarships: Sarah Benefiel, Katie O’Mara

Kim Quilleon Varnell Junior Volunteer Memorial Scholarships: Andrea Ferrer Jasso, Skya Rogers

Maurice and May Spray First Generation Scholarships: Mary Abernathy, Evens Cribs, McKenna Curry, Mya Findley, Alex Lovins, Sara Miller, Trinity Valencia

A.F. Robertson Family Memorial Scholarships: Mya Findley, Marie Lenart, Sarah Miller, Macy Rotert, Hannah Wood

Fraternal Order of Eagles Scholarships: Peyton Heyne, Phoebe Gray, Ethan Ortman, Griffin Sciarra

Purdue Club of Jackson County Scholarships: Kelli Armes, Marie Armes, Sarah Montgomery, Mason Pottschmidt, Haley Westfall

National FFA Chevy Tough Truck Scholarship through Bob Poynter Chevy: Jacoby Begley

American Legion Post 89 Auxiliary Scholarship: Emily Foster

Jackson Count Masonic Lodge 146 Gary Wirt Scholarships: Alex Lovins, Addisen Rudge (non-members); Alex Berry, Kassidy Brock, Tanner Mead, Ethan Ortman (members)

Medora Landfill Scholarship: Kyle Combs

Chili Appreciation Society International Scholarship: Kyle Valencia

Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus Scholarships

IUPUC Presidential Scholarship: Christy Stevens

IUPUC Service Scholarship First Year: Ricky Creech

IUPUC Vice Chancellor Scholar Scholarship First Year: Jennie Stuart

IUPUC Academic Excellence Scholarships: Macy Rotert, John Rennekamp, Hoang Pham, Robert Raymer, Mason Smith, Molly Brockman

IUPUC First Generation First Year: Tyler Wilson

C.B. Hess Memorial 4-H Scholarship: Mason Pottschmidt

Seymour Noon Lions Club Scholarships: Megan Baurle, Sarah Benefiel, Katie O’Mara, Hunter Bauserman, Skyler Cash

Rotary Club Scholarships: McKenna Curry, Marie Armes

Girls Inc. Pauline McDougal Memorial Scholarship: Mary Abernathy

Girls Inc. Strong, Smart and Bold Scholarship: Alyssa Lennon

Jessica Barkman Sports Scholarships

ECVB Club Volleyball: Abigail Schmidt

AAU Basketball: Chloe Shepard

Thunder Fastpitch Travel Softball: Carlee Robinson

American Red Cross Blood Young Minds Change Lives Educational Scholarship: Sarah Montgomery

Donald M. Winn Memorial Fraternal Order of Police Donald M. Winn Lodge 108 Scholarship: Kayla Griffin

SADD Scholarships: Peyton Heyne, Addisen Rudge, Sean Miller, Kyle Combs, Gunnar Ortlieb

Indiana Blood Bank Scholarship: Hallie Crenshaw

Big O Tire Scholarship: Jon Castrejon

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship: Peyton Heyne

Seymour Football Parents Club Scholarships: Jackson Morris, Bradan Thomasma

Alpha Beta Chapter Psi Iota Xi Academic Scholarships: Kelli Armes, Victoria Mahoney, Lorelei Schmidt

Alpha Beta Chapter Psi Iota Xi Band Clinic: Shosei Ando

Distinguished Young Women Scholarships: Mya Findley, first runner-up, scholastic, interview, Warren-Silver Scholarship; Addisen Rudge, second runner-up, Be Your Best Self

Jackson-Jennings Builders Association Scholarship: Mason Pottschmidt

Seymour Education Association Scholarship: Kelli Armes, Kyle Combs

Tri Kappa IU Summer Music Clinic: Morgan Boas

SEPAC Scholarships: Hope Batman, Karley Sunbury

Gertrude Burkhart Dobbins Scholarships: Kelli Armes, Marie Armes, Mya Findley, Macie Fletcher, Peyton Heyne, Hunter Bauserman, Kyle Combs, Alex Lovins, Tanner Mead

James B. Emily Scholarship: Trinity Valencia

Boys and Girls State Delegates: Bryce Colwell, Anna Bullard

Knights of Pythias Scholarship: Kyle Combs

Horatio Alger Association State Scholarship: Kyle Combs

2017 AP Scholar candidates

AP Scholars: Marie Armes, Hunter Bauserman, Skyler Cash, Lauren Fleetwood, Alex Lovins, Sarah Montgomery, Jacob Pennington, Jennie Stuart, Kyle Valencia

AP Scholars with Honors: Kyle Combs, Grace Hartman

AP Scholar with Distinction: Anastasiya Yakovlyeva

Other scholarships

Indiana Wesleyan University Merit, Indiana Wesleyan University STEM: Alex Lovins

Midway University Merit and Athletic Scholarships: Alex Hofer

John Bernal Starr Memorial Scholarship Purdue University: Mason Pottschmidt

University of Indianapolis Richard G. Lugar Academic Recognition Scholarship: Mallory Thias

Norman Brown Diversity & Leadership Scholarship IUPUI, IUPUI Academic Excellence Scholarship: Edwin Flores

Dallas Baptist University Christian Leadership Scholarship, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Ministry Scholarship: Peyton Heyne

Frank O’Bannon Grant IU Southeast: Jamie Krueger

Xavier University Award, Muskie Grant: Taleigha Johnson

Taylor University Academic Presidential Scholarship: Lauren James

Senator Richard Lugar Scholarship Fund for Hoosier Excellence Inc.: Kyle Valencia

Taylor University Trustee Scholarship: Faith Rebber

University of Southern Indiana David L. Rice Scholarship: Elizabeth Reedy

Anderson University Morrison Scholarship: Marissa Reedy

Valparaiso University Academic Scholarship: Kataja Smith

Valparaiso University Fund Alumni Award: Arielle Skinner

Cedarville University Chancellor’s Scholarship, Leadership and Founders Scholarship: Lanci Phillips

Murray State University Provost Scholarship: Trinity Valencia

Indiana State University Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, Sycamore Teacher Leader Scholarship, Creative and Performing Arts Scholarships: Victoria Mahoney

Mackin Family Foundation Scholarship: Jacob Pennington

Indiana State University Academic Distinction Scholarship, Laptop Award, Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights Scholarship: Sarah Miller

Anderson University: Melissa Narez

Other scholarships, classroom academics and activities awards

National Honor Society Senior Leadership: Nastya Yakovlyeva, Kyle Valencia, Lorelei Schmidt, Mya Findley

National Honor Society cords: Mary Abernathy, Kelli Armes, Marie Armes, Megan Baurle, Hunter Bauserman, Alex Berry, Skyler Cash, Cecily Coffman, Rachel Collett, Kyle Combs, Hallie Crenshaw, McKenna Curry, Kennedy Earnest, Mya Findley, Lauren Fleetwood, Edwin Flores, Delaney Friend, Phoebe Gray, Kayla Griffin, Grant Handloser, Grace Hartman, Peyton Heyne, Raquay Holland, Lauren James, Marie Lenart, Alex Lovins, Victoria Mahoney, Tanner Mead, Sarah Miller, Sarah Montgomery, Katie O’Mara, Mackenzie Persinger, Hoang Pham, Lanci Phillips, Mason Pottschmidt, Faith Rebber, Elizabeth Reedy, Skya Rogers, Macy Rotert, Addisen Rudge, Griffin Sciarra, Lorelei Schmidt, Jennie Stuart, Katelynn Suits, Karley Sunbury, Kyle Valencia, Trinity Valencia, Haley Westfall, Hannah Wood, Anastasiya Yakovlyeva

Visual Arts: Alexis Gross

Class of 2017 Top Initiative Scholarships: Emily Goens, Alyssa Lennon

Most Outstanding Senior Family and Consumer Sciences: Abbilynn Ebler

Seymour High School Farm Agricultural Advisory Board Scholarship: Jacoby Begley

Outstanding SHS Business Department Senior: Marissa Reedy

Renaissance Appreciation Scholarship: Gunnar Ortlieb

Math awards

Calculus students receiving eight semesters of A’s: Marie Armes, McKenna Curry, Lauren Fleetwood, Lauren James, Alex Lovins, Victoria Mahoney, Sarah Montgomery, Katie O’Mara, Mason Pottschmidt, Christy Stevens, Kyle Valencia, Anastasiya Yakovlyeva

Math Contest Awards: Grant Handloser, Alex Lovins

French Club Scholarships: Mary Abernathy, Rachel Collett, Christy Stevens

Latin Club Scholarship: Grace Hartman

C4 Awards

Outstanding Transportation, Automotive Services Student: Tyler Nolan

Outstanding Culinary Arts Student: Ricky Creech

JAG Community Service Hours: Kyle Kisamore

JAG: Sara Barnthouse, Madison Carpenter, Taylor Cole, Emily Durbin, Brooke Ferguson, Irene Fontanez, Jacob Glover, Tiffany Hensley, Ronnie Jaeger, Kyle Kisamore, Kealy Ross, Austin Malone, Victoria Miller, Tyler Nolan, Mercedes Seniours, Arielle Skinner, Samuel Thompson, Hope Batman, Noah Beaty, Sarah McCormick, Emma Reichenbacker, Juana Sebastian Sebastian, Noah Smallwood, Tequila Piper, Jordan Hunnicutt, Dakota Bowman, Melissa Narez

JAG State Critical Thinking: Noah Beaty

Music awards (band)

Senior Band Plaques: Mary Abernathy, Oscar Aquino, Benito Araujo, Bryleigh Benson, Jackson Boyt, Julia Bye, Skyler Cash, Matt Christensen, Rachel Collett, Maverick Conner, Hallie Crenshaw, Mitchell Fields, Edwin Flores, Grace Hartman, Raquay Holland, Jamie Krueger, Bryan Lara, Elton Lawhead, Victoria Mahoney, Katie O’Mara, Ethan Ortman, Macy Rotert, Lorelei Schmidt, Isaiah Sexton, Duncan Sluder, Mason Smith, Jennie Stuart, Grant Sutton, Kyle Valencia, Trinity Valencia, Sam Weaver

Senior Drum Major Awards: Skyler Cash, Hallie Crenshaw

Director’s Awards: Mary Abernathy, Skyler Cash

Louis Armstrong Award: Skyler Cash

Patrick Gilmore Improvement Awards: Raquay Holland, Trinity Valencia

Semper Fidelis: Grant Sutton, Victoria Mahoney, Matt Christensen, Lorelei Schmidt

John Philip Sousa Award: Hallie Crenshaw

Music awards (choral)

Student Director: Elizabeth Reedy

Director’s Leadership Awards: Peyton Heyne, Anastasiya Yakovlyeva

Dedicated Senior Choral Service Award: Victoria Mahoney

Outstanding Senior Choral Students Awards: Logan Ault, Macie Fletcher

Director’s Award: Alex Lovins

Program Manager Award: Mya Findley

Social studies awards

Excellence in Social Studies: Marie Armes, McKenna Curry, Lauren Fleetwood, Katie O’Mara, Jennie Stuart, Anastasiya Yakovlyeva, Hunter Bauserman, Kyle Combs, Kennedy Earnest, Edwin Flores, Marie Lenart, Victoria Mahoney, Addisen Rudge, Kyle Valencia

All American High School Swimming Academics: Sarah Montgomery, Anastasiya Yakovlyeva, Grant Handloser

Male athletic awards

Male blanket winner: Bradan Thomasma

Career Male Athlete: Jackson Morris

Female athletic awards

Female blanket winner: Sarah Benefiel

Career Female Athlete: Kayla Griffin

Archery Scholarships: Victoria Mahoney, Marie Armes, Trinity Valencia

Perfect Attendance for four years: Jennie Stuart, Hugo Tomas, Justin Corcoran, Jared Whipker, Mason Pottschmidt, Hoang Pham, Tanner Mead

Class of 2017 Rising Stars of Indiana: Ann Huff, Alan Perry, Victoria Snook, Conni Li

Class of 2017 Scholar Candidates: Marie Armes, Hunter Bauserman, Rachel Collett, Kyle Combs, Hallie Crenshaw, McKenna Curry, Mya Findley, Lauren Fleetwood, Grant Handloser, Peyton Heyne, Lauren James, Marie Lenart, Alex Lovins, Victoria Mahoney, Sarah Montgomery, Katie O’Mara, Lanci Phillips, Mason Pottschmidt, Christy Stevens, Jennie Stuart, Kyle Valencia, Anastasiya Yakovlyeva

Valedictorian: Anastasiya Yakovlyeva

Salutatorian: McKenna Curry