1:30 AM PDT, May 13, 2011
The 89th annual award presentation at Central High School was held on May 3 in the Thomas F. Kelly Theatre.
Social service awards
American Legion School Citizenship Awards: Kaylee Bahr and Brock Halvorson.
Brown County Teen Court Participants: Ariana Arampatzis, Kirk Bender, Mariah Bloom, Hannah Brenden, Michael Buchanan, Gus Campbell, Stetson Heirigs, Amanda Mages, George Seitz, Tyler Tarbox, Taige Tople and Tyler Weiland.
President's Volunteer Service Award: Salome Mindiashvili.
Prudential Spirit of Community Local Honoree: Marysa Wilson.
Prudential Spirit of Community Local Runner-up: Taige Tople.
Students Against Destructive Decisions Awards
Outstanding Service Award Finalists: Brittany Simon and Kristina Walden.
Outstanding Service Award: Abby Burgard.
President's Award: Taige Tople.
All Dakota High School Fine Arts Exhibition Awards
Judges Choice Drawing: Alexis Doerr.
Judges Choice Pastel or Colored Pencil: Tabitha Martinmaas.
Student Choice Drawing: Michyl Miller.
Student Choice Painting: Rachel Diede.
A.P. Scholars: Hannah Brenden, Caleb Halvorson, Lance Hepper, Michael Marmorstein, Ashley Miller, Kelsey Mundt and Dalton Schutte.
A.P. Scholars With Honor: Brock Halvorson, Mitchell McIntire and Michael Van Beek.
Artz Award in Art: Hannah Nehlich.
Award for Excellence in Business: Brittany Simon.
Bad River Artworks Senior Art Award: Michyl Miller.
Daktronics Academic All-State awards: Mitchell McIntire, first team; Matthew Hanson and Brett Lorenz, third team; honorable mention: Brock Halvorson, Isabella Seaton and Michael Van Beek.
Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award: Gus Campbell.
Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Creative Patriotic Art Contest winner: Kate Allen, first place.
National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Student: Isabella Seaton.
National Merit Scholarship Program Finalist: Mitchell McIntire.
Northern State University Upward Bound Participants: Four-year: Tabitha Blair, Carleyn Greseth, Chelsea Holmes, Kent Johnsen; three-year: Courtney Graves, Lacie Kersting, Ruth Spang; two-year: Megan Christiansen, Alexandrea Howell, Ali Matz, Samantha Matz; one-year: Alex Conn, Jessica Gourneau, Carrington Kissner, Amanda Mages, Kristina Walden.
Outstanding Accounting Student: Brittany Simon.
Presidential Scholar Program Nominee: Mitchell McIntire.
President's Awards for Educational Excellence: Tanner Abens, Austin Aufenkamp, Kaylee Bahr, Shelby Braun, Lauren Drube, Christina Dulik, Ashley Fuhrman, Randy Hagen, Brock Halvorson, Caleb Halvorson, Matthew Hanson, Randall Hanso, Jared Hinze, Chelsea Holmes, Alex Huber, Kallyn Jerde, Cecily Jones, Ryan Jundt, Kelsey Kimbler, Allison Klabo, Erik Kringen, Brett Lorenz, Joshua Matushin, Mitchell McIntire, Ashley Miller, Taylar Morrissey, Hannah Nehlich, Courtney Neubert, Ryan Parker, Miranda Rook, Isabella Seaton, Skyler Spellman, Kayla Stoebner, Michael Van Beek, Timothy Wileman, Marysa Wilson, Keirsta Zerbel and Thomas Zinter.
Regent's Scholar Diplomas: Tanner Abens, Bailey Aman, Austin Aufenkamp, Mitchell Babcock, Erika Bachmeier, Kaylee Bahr, Drew Bieber, Shelby Braun, Lynnel Bruemmer, Jonathan Calkins, Luzelena Camacho Erosa, Emily Campbell, Austin Cook, Kayla Cunningham, Kelsey Dick, Lauren Drube, Christina Dulik, Shelby Dwight, Kristen Ernst, Thomas Friedrichsen, Ashley Fuhrman, Jordan Gese, Kylee Habeck, Randy Hagen, Brock Halvorson, Caleb Halvorson, Matthew Hanson, Randall Hanson, Shelby Hanson, Taylor Hanson, Mary-Elizabeth Heuer, Jared Hinze, David Holkesvik, Rachel Hollan, Chelsea Holmes, Alex Huber, Summer Iwerks, Christopher Jacobson, Kallyn Jerde, Darren Johnson, Sara Johnson, Cecily Jones, Ryan Jundt, Kelsey Kimbler, Allison Klabo, Erik Kringen, Brett Lorenz, Joshua Matushin, Cody McCoy, Mitchell McIntire, Ashley Miller, Michyl Miller, Taylar Morrissey, Hannah Nehlich, Courtney Neubert, Ryan Parker, Sadie Pence, Zachary Reierson, Miranda Rook, Isabella Seaton, Brooke Seiler, Brittany Simon, Reid Simon, Skyler Spellman, Kayla Stoebner, Miranda Unser, Michael Van Beek, Andrea Van Meter, Misti Ward, Timothy Wileman, Marysa Wilson, Rachel Yonkovich, Keirsta Zerbel, Katie Zetterlund and Thomas Zinter.
South Dakota PTA Reflections Local Winners
Literature: Meghan Jordre.
Photography: Matthew Hanson.
Visual Arts: Katie Grote.
South Dakota PTA Reflections State Award of Excellence WInner: Matthew Hanson, photography.
South Dakota PTA Reflections State Award of Merit WInner: Katie Grote, visual arts.
Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week: Mitchell McIntire.
Hub Area Technical School awards
Career and Technical Education Scholar Diploma Awards
Architecture and Construction: Dillon Spurr.
Arts, A/V Technology and Communication: Kayla Cunningham and Alex Huber.
Health Science: Shelby Braun, Abbie Drees, Chelsea Holmes, Sara Johnson and Andrea Van Meter.
Ford AAA Automotive Trouble Shooting State Contest Awards
Hands On Competition: Ryan Meginness and Ryan Metter, fifth place.
Gary Heupel Memorial Scholarship: Chelsea Holmes.
SkillsUSA State Competition Awards
Job Interview: Nicholas Sauer, Silver.
Prepared Speech: Nicholas Sauer, Gold.
Video Product Development: Austin Gross, Jacob Portra, Gold; Allison Berg, Kelsey Woodford, Silver; Dan DeBoer, Alix Schaeffer, Bronze.
Language arts awards
Aberdeen American News Award in Creative Writing: Katia Duszenko.
Language Arts Department Award for Writing in French: Taylar Morrissey.
Language Arts Department Award for Writing in German: Cody Gunther, Caleb Halvorson, Joshua Matushin.
Language Arts Department Awards for Writing in Spanish: Marissa Smook.
Language Arts Department Excellence in Writing Awards: Jordan Abu-Sirriya, Ashley Daughters, Rebecca Desens, Alexis Doerr, Katia Duszenko, Stephanie Fritz, Kristin Johnson, Jeremy LaRocque, Sarah Meginness, Amy Neitzel, Spencer O'Hara, Alyssa Pesicka and Courtney Schaeffer.
Language Arts Department Excellence in Writing Non-fiction Awards: Lauren Drube, Michael Marmorstein, Joshua Matushin, Isabella Seaton and Ariadne West.
Language Arts Department Excellence in Writing Poetry Awards: Caylin Darling, Sarah Huber, Taylar Morrissey and Nizan Sanders.
Language Arts Department Noncompetitive Public Speaking Awards: Jordan Allbee, Janine Bearheels, Stacey Burgard, Bin Huang, Carrington Kissner, Jeremy LaRocque, Brodigan Morton, Andie Portra, Shakila Swain and Seth Van Severen.
National Speech and Debate Tournament Qualifiers
Foreign Extemp: Gus Campbell.
Humor: Brandon Grismer
Original oratory: Brock Halvorson.
Student Congress: Thomas Friedrichsen, Caleb Halvorson and Joshua Matushin.
Resource Conservation Speech: Hannah Brenden, first place.
Robert Reisenweber Awards in Forensics: Joshua Matushin and Kathryn McNeal.
Thiel-Vernon Award for Creative Writing: Laura Carver.
Voice of Democracy Patriotic Essay Competition winners: Cody Gunther, first place; and Alexis Doerr, third place.
Artz Award in History: Jordan Abu-Sirriya.
History Award: Mitchell Pence.
National History Day Qualifiers: Matthew Dawn, Ashley Farrand, Matthew Guthmiller, Stetson Heirigs, Rachel Klein, Michael Marmorstein, Taylor Paysen, Emily Pederson, Mitchell Pence, Dustin Santjer, Rachel Seaton and Ariadne West.
All-State Band members: Paul Fellbaum, Matthew Hanson, Ryan Parker, Rachel Peterson and Kristin Wileman.
All-State Chorus members: Kate Allen, Shaun Bower, Laura Carver, Ashley Farrand, Matthew Hanson, Rachel Hollan, Teresa Huber, Christopher Jacobson, Rachel Klein, Jeremy LaRocque, Michael Marmorstein, Taylar Morrissey, Kayla Stoebner, Austin Stugelmayer, Hannah Swanson, Skyler Vearrier, Austin Vetter, Lexi Ward, Timothy Wileman and Darian Wright.
All-State Jazz Band Members: Luke Bergjord, Paul Fellbaum, Taylor Johnson, Michael Marmorstein, Ryan Parker and Timothy Wileman.
All-State Orchestra members: Madison Inches, Taylor Johnson, Kelsey Mundt, Dalton Schutte, Everett Ulvog and Elizabeth Wensmann.
American Choral Directors National Middle School Honors Choir member: Nick Brandt.
Elizabeth Cummings Award: Christopher Jacobson
Maurene Carpenter Accompanist Award: Rachel Hollan.
Reva Russell Memorial Prize: Kayla Stoebner.
United States Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award: Paul Fellbaum.
All-State Student Council Awards: Kaylee Bahr.
Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award: Brock Halvorson.
Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference Qualifiers: Hannah Brenden, Gus Campbell, Matthew Guthmiller, Brock Halvorson, Caleb Halvorson, Stetson Heirigs, Joshua Matushin, Kesley Mundt, Bodhi Schultz, Dalton Schutte, Logan Tye, Matthew Van Beek, Michael Van Beek and Amanda Wagemann.
George Eastman Young Leaders Award: Hannah Brenden.
Governor's Leadership Luncheon Delegates: Matthew Guthmiller and Taige Tople.
Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation Leadership Award: Taige Tople.
Keystone Award in Leadership: Gus Campbell.
Keystone Recognition of Officers: Brock Halvorson, president; Ashley Miller, vice president; Caleb Halvorson, secretary; Kaylee Bahr, treasurer.
Northern Hills Region Representative to South Dakota Student Council Board: Hannah Brenden.
Outstanding Student Senator Award: Makenzie Zomers.
Principal's Leadership Award: Kaylee Bahr.
South Dakota Boys State Delegates: Gus Campbell, Matthew Dawn, Cory Erhardt, Jeremy LaRocque, Michael Marmorstein, Eli Piersel, Connor Rumpca and Bodhi Schultz.
South Dakota Girls State Delegates: Hannah Brenden, Lexi Ward and Makenzie Zomers.
South Dakota Legislative Page: Jordan Abu-Sirriya.
Student Senate Presidential Award: Kaylee Bahr.
United States Senate Youth Program Local Nominees: Hannah Brenden.
Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award: Kate Porter.
Bernice Eye - Helen Neubauer Math Award: Logan Tye.
Biology Award: Kaylee Bahr.
Chemistry Award: Michael Van Beek.
HKG Architects Award in Pre-Engineering: Randy Hagen.
Intel International Science & Engineering Fair Qualifiers: Kaylee Bahr and Michael Marmorstein.
Lamont-Stiles Award in Math: Dalton Schutte.
Lamont-Stiles Award in Science: Marysa Wilson
Marion E. Smith Memorial Award: Brock Halvorson.
Northern State University Mathematics Contest Winners
Advanced Algebra Division: Honorable Mention: Logan Bellikka, Kevin Norton and Kate Porter. Senior Math: Mitchell McIntire, second place; Matthew Guthmiller, third place; Dalton Schutte, fifth place; Michael Marmorstein, honorable mention.
Physics Award: Mitchell McIntire.
Rensselaer Math and Science Award: Michael Marmorstein.
Aberdeen Quarterback Club Awards: Tanner Flack.
Athletic Boosters Athlete of the Year Scholarship Awards: Tanner Flack and Courtney Neubert.
Cy Holgate Memorial Award: Courtney Neubert.
Frank Award: Mitchell Babcock.
Lee Park Municipal Golf Course: Emma Goreham, Alex Grandbois, Allison Kuckelburg and Logan Ramsey.
Moccasin Creek Country Club: Leah Beringer, Sterling Kappes, Coby Krege and Ashley Rook.
Jewett Award: Brett Lorenz.
Kiwanis/Willard Ellis Award: Katia Duszenko.
Pelton Family Scholarship: Claire Frisco.
Scott Sletting Memorial Award: Jordan Abu-Sirriya.
Student Trainer Award: Kelsey Dick.
United States Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Awards: Austin Aufenkamp and Brooke Seiler.
United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Awards: Mrianda Rook.
Warren E. Evans Awards: Ryan Parker.
Wendy's High School Heisman Local Nominees: Jordan Abu-Sirriya, Shelby Braun and Courtney Neubert.
Aberdeen City P.T.A. Council Scholarships: Chelsea Holmes and Christopher Jacobson.
Aberdeen Education Association Scholarship: Kallyn Jerde.
Aberdeen Home Builders Association Scholarship: Kelsey Kimbler.
Avera St. Luke's Auxiliary Scholarship: Abbie Drees.
Central High School Academic Award: Jared Hinze.
Central High School Music Scholarship: Matthew Hanson, Christopher Jacobson and Taylar Morrissey.
Central High School P.T.A. Scholarships: Christopher Jacobson, Mitchell Perman, Ben Ramsey and Jessica Stolle.
Christopher Maack Scholarship: Erik Kringen.
Dacotah Bank Future Stars Scholarships: Brittany Simon.
Elliott Economics/Tennis Award: Brent Lorenz.
Ethel Case Scholarship: Kallyn Jerde.
Evelyn Evie Kienow Scholarship: Jordan Abu-Sirriya.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Scholarships: Miranda Rook and Andrea Van Meter.
Grand Lodge of South Dakota - Independent Order of Odd Fellows Scholarships: Ashley Fuhrman, Kylee Habeck and Marysa Wilson.
Hatterscheidt Scholarships: Jordan Abu-Sirriya, Bailey Aman, Kaylee Bahr, Alyson Beare, Shelby Braun, Luzelena Camacho Erosa, Kelsey Dick, Lauren Drube, Cody Ebach, Thomas Friedrichsen, Brock Halvorson, Caleb Halvorson, Matthew Hanson, Mary-Elizabeth Heuer, Christopher Jacobson, Kent Johnsen, Courtney Neubert, Miranda Rook, Paula Ruelas, Brooke Seiler, Kayla Stoebner, Michael Wegehaupt, Marysa Wilson, Keirsta Zerbel, Katie Zetterlund and Thomas Zinter
Health Care Plus Federal Credit Union Scholarship: Teresa Huber.
Johnsen-Herschleb Scholarships: Caleb Halvorson, Matthew Hanson and Ryan Parker.
Joseph A. Wolf Math and Science Scholarship: Mary-Elizabeth Heuer.
Merritt J. Hughes Scholarships: Jordan Abu-Sirriya and Chelsea Holmes.
Miss Teen of South Dakota: Carmeille Foster.
Moose Class of 2010 Scholarship: Matthew Hanson.
Northern Plains Eye Foundation Health-Care Education Scholarship: Kaylee Bahr.
PEO Chapter BX Scholarship: Shelby Braun, Kelsey Dick, Rashell Gross and Kallyn Jerde.
Plains Commerce Band Scholarship: Ashley Fuhrman and Ashley Miller.
Ross Wensmann Memorial Students Against Destructive Decisions Scholarship: Brittany Simon.
Rotary Awards for International Understanding: Lauren Drube and Caleb Halvorson.
Sam Tronnes Memorial Scholarship: Matthew Hanson.
Sam Walton Community Scholarship: Kent Johnson and Ashley Miller.
Scottish Rite Book Grant: Thomas Zinter.
South Dakota Boys State Scholarships: Matthew Hanson and Thomas Zinter.
Steve Risager-Aberdeen Optimist Scholarship: Matthew Hanson.
Stratford Community Theatre Scholarships: Alyson Beare and Marysa Wilson.
3M Scholarships: Kent Johnsen and Thomas Zinter.
USEF Youth Sportsman's Charter Award: Kelsey Kimbler.
Visual Arts Scholarship: Hannah Nehlich.
Minnesota State University Moorhead Achievement Scholarship: Rachel Yonkovich.
Mitchell Technical Institute Exploration Day Scholarship: Adam Holcomb.
North Central University Faculty Scholarship: Timothy Wileman.
Northern State University Hatterscheidt Scholarship: Kallyn Jerde
Northern State University Leadership Scholarships: Brock Halvorson, Caleb Halvorson and Matthew Hanson.
Presentation College Hatterscheidt Scholarship: Taylor Hansen.
South Dakota Assemblies of God Ashcroft Scholarship: Timothy Wileman.
South Dakota Assemblies of God S.H. Peterson Scholarship: Timothy Wileman.
South Dakota State University Campanile Scholarships: Laura Albrecht, Bailey Aman, Eric Chapin, Christopher Jacobson and Paula Ruelas.
University of Minnesota-Duluth Academic Scholarship: Ryan Jundt.
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Undergraduate Research Scholarship: Mitchell McIntire.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor's Leadership Scholarships: Taylar Morrissey and Michael Van Beek.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Engineering Scholarship: Michael Van Beek.
University of South Dakota Barnes & Noble Scholarship: Ashley Miller.
University of South Dakota Bush Foundation Teacher Scholarship: Kathryn McNeal.
Augustana College Athletic Scholarship: David Holkesvik.
Augustana College Augustana Scholarships: Hannah Loefke and Victoria Weber.
Augustana College Family Scholarship: Victoria Weber.
Augustana College Leadership Scholarships: Hannah Loefke and Victoria Weber.
Augustana College Trustees Scholarship: David Holkesvik.
Bismarck State College Contiguous Resident Tuition Savings Award: Nicholas Dean.
Boise State University Athletic Scholarship: Emily Campbell
Concordia College Cobber Gift Award: Cody McCoy.
Concordia College Excellence Scholarship: Cody McCoy.
Dordt College Presidential Scholarship: Summer Iwerks.
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship: Ashley Miller.
Ethel Curry American Indian Scholarship: Chelsea Holmes.
Gates Millennium Scholarship: Chelsea Holmes.
Minnesota State University Moorhead Athletic Scholarship: Alyson Beare.
Minnesota State University Moorhead University Scholarships: Carmeille Foster and Claire Frisco.
Morningside College Mustang Co-curricular Award: Brent Krueger.
National Merit University of Minnesota Scholarship: Mitchell McIntire.
North Central University Christian Leadership Scholarship: Timothy Wileman.
North Central University Ministerial Scholarship: Timothy Wileman.
North Central University Presidents Scholarship: Timothy Wileman.
North Dakota State University WUE Undergraduate Tuition Savings Awards: Jonathan Calkins, Emily Heupel and Miranda Unser.
Northern State University Athletic Scholarships: Tanner Flack and Adam Scherr.
Northern State University Berggren Scholarship: Kayla Stoebner.
Northern State University Howard Foundation Scholarship: Taylor Johnson.
Northern State University Larry and Vicki Anderson/Reinecke-Osterloh-Caro Scholarship: Katie Zetterlund.
Northern State University Loren Lomis Memorial Scholarship: Paul Fellbaum.
Northern State University Wolf PACT Scholarships: John Bortnem, Shelby Braun, Luzelena Camacho Erosa, Allyson DesCamps, Christina Dulik, Shelby Dwight, Kody Ebach, Tyler Fischer, Brennan Goehring, Shelby Hanson, Steven Hartung, Mary-Elizabeth Heuer, Kallyn Jerde, Kent Johnsen, Jared Johnson, Taylor Johnson, Kelsey Kimbler, Hannah Nehlich, Zachary Reierson, Brittany Simon, Kayla Stoebner, Misti Ward, Michael Wegehaupt and Katie Zetterlund.
Northwestern College Collegiate Scholarship: Allison Klabo.
Presentation College Merit Scholarships: Kelsey Dick, Taylor Funk, Taylor Hansen, Reid Simon, Andrea Van Meter and Keirsta Zerbel.
Presentation College Presidential Scholarship: Rachel Heintzman.
Presentation College Scholarship Day Awards: Kelsey Dick, Taylor Hansen, Andrea Van Meter and Keirsta Zerbel.
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Tech Challenge Scholarship: Randy Hagen.
South Dakota State University Anna Gough Smeins Scholarship: Ashley Fuhrman.
South Dakota State University Athletic Scholarship: Courtney Neubert.
South Dakota State University Duane Harms & Barbara Reed Harms Scholarship: Tanner Abens.
South Dakota State University Keith & Beverly Keltgen Scholarship: Sadie Pence.
South Dakota State University Leaders for Tomorrow Scholarship: Brandon Grismer.
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