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CHS Seniors honored and scholarship winners named

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Chesterton High School hosted the annual Senior Honors Night Monday evening in the CHS Auditorium. Dozens of students were honored with a variety of awards and scholarships.

Department Awards

Department awards went to: Business, Brandon Roeske; Information Technology, Nicholas Moreno; International Baccalaureate, Jessica Ratel-Khan; English, Claire Raffin; Family and Consumer Science, Carissa Fladeland; Industrial Technology, Matthew Petrovich; Foreign Language: French, Natalie Wilhelm; German, Corinne Leopold; Japanese, Andrew Hurst; Spanish, Christopher Maatouk; Mathematics, Jack Kurfman; Music, Josh DeVries; Physical Education, Dylan Byrt; Science, Addison Dempsay; Social Studies, Mikaela Meyer; Special Education, Ashley Castillo; Visual Arts, Emily Dyrek.

Military awards

Military Cords were presented to Louis Bain III, Seth Brimberry, Riley Buckles, Fatima Espana, Dakota Evans, Jonathan Kindmark, Justyn Lantz, Liberty Marshall, Miles Meroz, Nathan Trent, Ethan Whitaker and Mitchell Winey.

Student Council Awards

Service Award, Megan Homme and Presidentís Award, Mitchell Winey.

Scholarships and Awards

Special awards included: Bailly Elementary PTO Scholarship, Joshua DeVries; Centier Bank-Schrage Family Foundation Scholarship, Mikaela Meyer; Chesterton Lions Club Scholarship, Samuel Hinken, Nicholas Moreno and Nathan Perkins.

Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club Scholarships: Warren H. Canright Scholarship, Adriene Church; George Kriviskey Scholarship, Trey Moffett; Alfred P. Nelson Scholarship, Erin Socha.

Delta Theta Tau Scholarship, Cheyanne Comer and Kelsey Conway; Duneland Teachers Scholarship: Jessica Ciesielski and Matthew Petrovich; Duneland United Churches Resale Scholarship, Cheyanne Comer; James W. and Betty Dye Scholarships, Samantha Balon, Kristin Mabry, Thomas McGue, Benjamin Moy, Matthew Petrovich, Corey Rusboldt, Grant Schuster and Brent Vondra; Hurst Orthodontics, Erin Socha; Kappa Kappa Kappa Scholarship: Kelsey Conway, Carissa Fladeland, Aryn Havner and Samantha Wilson; League of Latin American Citizens, Fatima Espana and Rebeca Rosenau; Porter County Farm Bureau Scholarship, Carolyn Arndt; Porter-Starke High School Impact Scholarship, Trey Moffett; Westchester Intermediate PTO Scholarship, Joshua DeVries; Yost Elementary PTO Scholarship, Elizabeth Chandler and Hunter Mang; National Honor Society Scholarship, Jonathan Kindmark and Erin Socha; Manuzzi Family Music Scholarship, Joshua DeVries; Manuzzi Family Business Scholarship, Austin Norton; Porter County Community Foundation Scholarship, Jessica Ratel-Khan and Jared Remkus.

Memorial Awards

Thomas Dubach Memorial Scholarship, Jonathan Kindmark and Sierra LaFreniere; David Higbie Memorial Award, Autumn Miller; Richard Watson Memorial Award, Natalie Wilhelm and Corinne Leopold; Jackson Elementary Jacob Johnson Scholarship, Jonathan Kindmark; Kathryn Pokorny Memorial General Scholarship, Matthew Petrovich and Kathryn Pokorny Memorial Soccer Scholarship, Kristin Mabry; and Anne M. Roscka Memorial Scholarship, Emma Lynn.

Attendance Awards

Honored for Perfect Attendance Four Years were Tyler Bogue, Mark Childress, Elizabeth Goysich, Taylor Mickus and Ashley Prichard. Exemplary Attendance Four Years were Quinn Albert, Samantha Balon, Bryce Brack, Claire Brady, Kaley Brown, Tori Bubac, Julissa Busch, Kristina Carr, Jennifer Cedarstaff, Cheyanne Comer, Jerick Forrest, Megan Homme, Jillian Leja, Xavier Loving, Christopher Maatouk, Mikaela Meyer, Benjamin Moy, Kendell Pelham, Nathan Perkins, Matthew Rotundo, Samuel Stemler and Savannah Watson.

Additional Honors and Awards

Albert, Quinn Pommier - Valparaiso University-Valpo Fund Alumni Scholarship

Arndt, Carolyn Elizabeth - Valparaiso University-Presidential Scholarship, Valpo Fund Alumni Scholarship; Goshen College-Presidential Scholarship; St. Josephís College-Presidential Scholarship

Banta-Long, Gena Linli - Denison University-Tyree/Parajon Scholar; Butler University-Merit Scholarship; Purdue University-Merit Scholarship; University of Redlands-Merit Scholarhip

Banta-Long, Wendy Linhong - Denison University-Tyree/Parajon Scholarship; Butler University-Merit Scholarship; Purdue University-Merit Scholarship; University of Redlands-Merit Scholarship; Marylyn Whiten Award; Monday Musicale Award

Bartolini, Carley Lynn - Calumet College of St. Joseph-Volleyball Scholarship

Baughman, Bennett Ashely - University of Kentucky-Alfred Chambers Brent Scholarship, Bluegrass Spirit Scholarship

Brendza, Bridget Louise - DePauw University-Deanís Award, Ruth & Philip Holton Memorial Scholarship; Lake County Athletic Officials Association Scholarship

Brown, Hunter Ann - Valparaiso University-Presidential Scholarship, Valpo Fund Alumni Scholarship; Bellarmine University-Monsignor Treece Scholarship; Loyola University-Damen Scholarship

Brown, Kaley Erin - Indiana University; Butler University-Freshman Academic Scholarship; Indiana Wesleyan University-Faculty Scholarship; Valparaiso University-Presidential Scholarship

Caratini, Andrew John - Ball State University-Presidential Scholarship; Northern Illinois University-Alumni Scholarship, Out-of-State Scholar Scholarship; University of Oregon-Presidential Scholarship

Carpenter, Samantha Eve - Ball State University-Presidential Scholarship; Butler University-Freshman Academic Scholarship; Hanover College-Thomas A. Hendricks Scholarship; Manchester University-Deanís Scholarship; Valparaiso University-Presidential Scholarship

Cedarstaff, Jennifer Marie - Savannah College of Art and Design-Academic Honors Award Scholarship, Achievement Honors Award Scholarship, Student Incentive Scholarship

Ciesielski, Jessica Elizabeth - Loyola University Chicago-Presidential Scholarship

Conway, Kelsey Paige - Carroll University-Voorhees Scholarship; Trojan Basketball Club Scholarship

Cooley, Sydney Reed - Purdue University-Purdue Marquis Scholarship; Butler University-Trustee Scholarship; Capital University-Capital Grant Award, Discover CAP Grant, Presidential Scholarship; Indiana University-Provostís Scholarship; Ohio Wesleyan University-Schubert Scholarship; Saint Louis University-Enhanced Merit Scholarship, SLU Deansí Tuition Scholarship; Valparaiso University-Alumni Heritage Award, Presidential Scholarship

Coudriet, Madisyn Tiana - University of Illinois-Springfield-Capital Scholars Honors Scholarship. Admitted into Capital Scholars Honors Program

Curdes, Lindsey Grace - Purdue University-Access & Success Grant, University Incentive Grant; Butler University-Butler Grant; DePaul University-St. Vincent DePaul Scholarship; Hanover College-Blythe Scholarship; Indiana State University-Academic Merit Scholarship, Honor Diploma Recognition Award, ISU Laptop Award; Roosevelt University-Trustees Scholarship; University of Evansville-UE Academic Scholarship

DeVries, Joshua James - Chicago College for the Performing Arts at Roosevelt University-Performing Arts Scholarship; Cleveland Institute of Music-Performance Scholarship; Case Western Reserve University-University Scholarship

Dickinson, Nathan Edward - Syracuse University-Tuition Exchange Grant, Accepted into Renee Crown University Honors Program; Butler University-Trustee Scholarship; Indiana University-Invitation to Hutton Honors College; Robert Morris University-Faculty Scholar Award; University of Georgia-Classic Scholars Award; Valparaiso University-Premier Scholar Status, Presidential Scholarship, Invitation to Christ Honors College

Ghasvarian, Russell Jon - Valparaiso University- Presidential Scholarship; Butler University-Academic Scholarship; Indiana University-Provostís Scholarship

Gill, Evan Riley - St. Josephís College-Football Scholarship; Benedictine University-Football Scholarship; Elmhurst College-Football Scholarship; Northern Michigan University-Football Scholarship; Robert Morris University-Football Scholarship; Wabash College-Football Scholarship

Gillespie, Amanda Lynn - Purdue University-Purdue Marquis Scholarship

Gmyrek, Caleb Ryan - Marian University-Marian Athletic Award, Marian Housing Grant; Loyola University-Deanís Scholarship, Loyola Grant; Manchester University-Connections Award, Faculty Scholarship; Valparaiso University-Valpo Fund Alumni Scholarship; Xavier University-Deanís Scholarship

Granat, Allison Jae - Valparaiso University-Honors Scholarship, Theatre Scholarship; Tri Kappa Art Scholarship

Green, Elizabeth Michelle - DePaul University-Presidential Scholarship; Saint Josephís College-Presidential Scholarship; Valparaiso University-Presidential Scholarship

Gutierrez, David Christian - Arizona State University; National Merit Hispanic Recognition Program

Homme, Kristen Nicole - University of Alabama-Presidential Scholarship

Homme, Megan Elizabeth - Murray State University-Regents Scholarship

Hurst, Andrew James - Yale University; National Merit Citizen Watch Scholarship; William A. Dietrich Memorial Scholarship

Huseman, Jessica Ann - Indiana University-Provostís Scholarship; Loyola University- Damen Scholarship; Marquette University-Ignatius Scholarship

Kaczmarek, Edward Scott - Purdue University-Presidential Scholarship; Indiana University-Provostís Scholarship; University of Colorado Boulder-President Joseph A. Sewall Scholarship

Kenney, Kevin Rudolph - DePauw University-Presidentís Award for Excellence

Kindmark, Jonathan Robert George - Brigham Young University; Arizona State University-Academic Achievement Scholarship; Doane College-Academic Excellence Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Community Service Award; University of Nebraska-Academic Scholarship

Krause, Stephanie Morgan - Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis-Athletic Scholarship

Krygier, Claudia Marie - Lawrence Tech University-Academic Scholarship

Kurfman, Jack Thomas - Purdue University-Marquis Scholarship, Invitation to Honors College

LaFreniere, Sierra Ashlea - Purdue University North Central-LaVerne Noyes Scholarship, LCAOA Scholarship

Lakhani, Salman Samad - Loyola University Chicago-Damien Merit Scholarship; Howard University-Merit Scholarship; Indiana University Northwest-2nd Tier Merit Scholarship; Ohio State University-Merit Scholarship; Penn State University-Merit Scholarship; University of Missouri Kansas City-Merit Scholarship

Laster, Jacob Matthew - Purdue University; Stephen M. Bailey Memorial Scholarship

Lee, Jessica Jaehie - Butler University-Academic Trustee Scholarship; Purdue University-Presidential Academic Scholarship

Leopold, Corinne Anne - Purdue University; R.E.M.C. Operation Round-Up Scholarship; U.S. Steel Foundation Scholarship

Lutze, Matthew Christian - Gustavus Adolphus College- Jussi Bjorling Music Scholarship, Presidentís Scholarship; Beloit College-Marjorie Brown Leff Award, Presidential Scholarship; Earlham College-Trustee Scholarship

Maatouk, Christopher Malek - University of Chicago-Presidentís Scholar Award, University Scholar Award; Case Western Reserve University-Presidentís Scholar Award

Mabry, Kristin Nicole - Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis-Chancellorís Scholarship

Mahoney, Anna Marie - Purdue University North Central- Chancellorís Leadership Award

McCusker, John Joseph - Loyola University Chicago-Presidential Scholarship

McElfresh, Allena Jeanine - Ancilla College-Academic Scholarship, Softball Scholarship

McGue, Thomas Patrick - Indiana University-Distinguished Scholar Award, First Year Indiana Scholar Award, Herbert Presidential Scholarship, Provostís Scholarship, College of Arts & Sciences Direct Admission Scholar, Hutton Honors College; Loyola University-Presidential Scholarship

McNicholas, Erin Eileen - Xavier University-Presidential Scholarship

Meyer, Mikaela Rose - Purdue University-Presidential Scholarship; Indiana University-Provost Scholarship; Loyola University-Presidential Scholarship; Marquette University-Ignatius/Magis Scholarship; Tulane University-Distinguished Scholar Award; Duneland Exchange Club Student of the Month; IHSFA Robert Brittain Mental Attitude Award for Debate

Miller, Autumn Lynn - Ball State University-Honors Distinctive Scholar Award

Milligan, Dallas Wayne - University of Kansas-Midwest Exchange Scholarship, Academic Scholarship

Moffett, Trey Joseph - Union College-Deanís Award, Tennis Athletic Scholarship; Georgetown College-Global Scholars Program Scholarship, Patterson Grant; Grand View University-Directorís Award, Menís Tennis Scholarship

Mooradian, Layla Kaye - Valparaiso University-Board of Directorís Scholarship, Admitted to Christ Honors College; DePaul University-Presidential Scholarship; Loyola University Chicago-Presidential Scholarship

Morey, Marissa Marie - Butler University-Fairview Scholarship

Moy, Benjamin - Purdue University-Presidential Scholarship

Nahod, Paige MacKenzie - Loyola University-Merit Scholarship; Butler University-Merit Scholarship

Norlington, Payton Ashleigh - Valparaiso University-Valpo Fund Alumni Scholarship

OíKeefe, Courtney Jane - Purdue University-Purdue Marquis Scholarship

Ostrom, Alisyn Nicole - Valparaiso University-Founders Scholarship, Honors Award & Scholarship, Valpo Fund Alumni Scholarship; Butler University-Academic Honors Award, Butler Grant; Elmhurst College- Elmhurst Grant, Founders Scholarship; Loyola University-Deanís Scholarship, Loyola Grant

Parkerson, Emily Ann - Indiana University-Provostís Scholarship

Percifield, Emily Mae - Purdue University-Purdue Marquis Scholarship

Plesac, Natalie Lynn - Purdue University; Duneland Exchange Club Youth of the Year

Pruitt, Jonah Matthew - University of Cincinnati-Cincinnatus Scholarship; Illinois Tech University-STEM Scholarship; Arizona State University-Barnett Excellence Scholarship

Raffin, Claire Marie - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology-Rose-Hulman Commitment Scholarship

Ralph, Andrew Robert - Washington University in St. Louis; DePauw University-Presidentís Award for Excellence; Purdue University-Presidential Scholarship; Valparaiso University-Board of Directorís Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship; Calumet Region Sportsmanship Committee Scholarship; Indiana Football Hall of Fame Class 6A Scholarship

Ratel-Khan, Jessica Louise - Ball State University-21st Century Scholarship; Butler University-Freshman Academic Scholarship; Indiana University-21st Century Scholarship; Manchester University-Academic Scholarship; Valparaiso University-Presidential Scholarship

Reinert, Donald Fredrick - Rochester Institute of Technology- RIT Achievement Scholarship; Eagle Scout Award; Porter County Technology Honor Society

Remkus, Jared Adam - Purdue University North Central; Eagle Scout Award

Rettew, Silas Roy - Indiana University-21st Century Scholarship

Richards, Sarah Ann - Appalachian State University; Indiana State University-Academic Merit Scholarship, Child of Alumni Scholarship, Honors Diploma Recognition Award, ISU Laptop Award; Western Michigan University-Presidential Sliver Scholarship; University of Evansville-Aces Academic Scholarship

Richardson, Natalie Ann - Ball State University-Presidential Scholarship, STEM Scholarship; Bentley University-Presidential Scholarship; Butler University-Presidential Scholarship; Grace College-Presidential Scholarship; Valparaiso University-Presidential Scholarship

Rodriguez, Nathan David - Carthage College-Founders Scholarship, Multicultural Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship

Roeske, Brandon Michael - University of Alabama-Presidentís Scholarship

Rotundo, Matthew Shane - Indiana University-Provost Scholarship; Kankakee Valley REMC Round-Up Scholarship; Fred & Mary Koch Foundation Scholarship

Rusboldt, Corey Edward - Indiana University-Merit Scholarship

Sabol, Hayley Marie - University of Indianapolis-Richard G. Lugar Academic Recognition Award

Schuster, Grant Knoefel - Indiana University-Presidential Scholarship

Sink, Alexandra Elizabeth - Purdue University North Central-Chancellorís Leadership Award

Smith, Connor Ray - Wabash College-Honors Scholarship, Top 10% Scholarship, Top 20% Scholarship

Smith, Katherine Helene - Grace College & Theological Seminary-Provost Scholarship

Socha, Erin Colleen - Miami University (Ohio)-MU Foundation Board of Directors Scholarship, Red Hawk Excellence Scholarship, University Academic Scholars Creative Arts Scholarship; Stamps Foundation Scholarship

Stillman, Austin James - Olivet Nazarene University-Academic Scholarship

Sullivan III, William (Archie) - Central Michigan University-Athletic Scholarship, Presidential Award, Trustees Honors Award

Trcka, Ceara Nicole - Indiana University Northwest-21st Century Scholarship

Trusty, Taryn Nicole - University of Alabama-Engineering Scholarship, National Merit Finalist Scholarship, National Merit University of Alabama Scholarship, Presidential National Housing Scholarship, Study Abroad Scholarship; Indiana Golf Foundation David E. Simon Scholarship; P.E.O. Scholarship

Vasquez, Hannah Marie - Indiana University-Herman C. Hudson & James P. Holland Scholarship

Vincent, Daniel Joseph - Southern Illinois University-University Excellence Scholarship; Indiana High School Press Association 3rd Place Award for Review of ďSaving Mr. BanksĒ

Virk, Malika Kaur - Indiana University; Butler University-Academic Scholarship; DePaul University-Academic Scholarship; Loyola University-Academic Scholarship

Vondra, Brent David - Indiana University-Provost Scholarship

Wilson, Samantha Jean - DePaul University-DePaul Scholarís Award; North Central College-Honorís Scholarship

Winey, Mitchell Alexander - United States Military Academy- Nominations from Senator Joe Donnelly and Representative Pete Visclosky; Colorado School of Mines-Presidential Scholarship; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology-Merit Scholarship; Indiana Oil & Gas Association Scholarship

 

Posted 5/20/2014