RHS Announces 2013-14 Honors Assembly Award Recipients at June 9, 2014 Event
THE AMERICAN LEGION, POST #429 AWARD GIVEN IN MEMORY OF GORDON H. COTTING - To a senior in recognition of scholarship, leadership, courage, service and honor.
THE EMPIRE BOYS STATE AWARD - The Empire State Award is sponsored by the American Legion, Post #429
James Kaknis, Vincent O’Haire
MR. & MRS. DONALD J. CLOSS MEMORIAL AWARD - For excellence in the sophomore year.
THE EMPIRE GIRLS STATE AWARD - The Empire State Award is sponsored by the American Legion, Post #429. The Post sponsors a junior girl who possesses outstanding qualities of leadership, patriotism, scholarship and maturity for a week long seminar in governmental processes at work.
THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY MONTGOMERY POST UNIT #429 SCHOLARSHIP -Awarded to a senior who demonstrates an awareness and appreciation of the opportunities available in the United States of America.
THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP
THE DRAMA CLUB AWARD - The Drama Club Award is presented to those students who participated in the Spring Musical program for at least all four years of high school.
Julia Alexis, James Fleischhauer, Rebecca Gausepohl, Roan Gideon,
Kristoff Lalicki, Mitchell Tellerday, Kaela Toback
THE RHINEBECK TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION AWARD - To a senior who has displayed admirable determination and untiring effort in achievinghis or her academic goal.
2014 RENEE HARGROVE/KIWANIS COMMUNITY SERVICE - To a graduating senior who has demonstrated an appreciation of the value of community service.
ANDY AND IRENE MELZER MOTIVATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
CLAUDIO CARES SCHOLARSHIP
THE RHINECLIFF VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY - In memory of Brian Butler
THE RHINEBECK GRANGE #896 HOME EC AWARD - To a student of grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 who demonstrated the most interest and involvementin Home Economics.
THE RHINEBECK GRANGE #896 TECHNOLOGY AWARD - To a student of grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 who demonstrated the most interest and involvement in Technology.
THE RHINEBECK GRANGE #896 CHEMISTRY AWARD - To the student with the highest average through the third quarter in Regents Chemistry.
THE LADIES AUXILIARY OF RHINECLIFF FIRE DEPARTMENT -Given in honor of Bernie Fitzpatrick and Eleanor VanEtten.
THE BARD COLLEGE HUMANITIES AWARD - To a college bound senior for outstanding academic achievement in the humanities.
THE RHINEBECK ALUMNI AWARD - To a senior boy and girl showing the most improvement in scholarship and citizenship in their school years.
Molly Imperato, Matthew Kahn
THE RHINEBECK BOARD OF EDUCATION AWARD IN MEMORYOF BARBARA ANGELL -
To a senior who demonstrates excellence in school citizenship.
THE PTSO CAREER TECHNICAL AWARD - To the student who has completed their program with exceptional motivation and achievement.
THE PTSO SPANISH AWARD - To the student with the highest average through the third quarter in Comprehensive Spanish Regents.
Weiting Zhang, Anne Pietrow, Shoshana Goldman, Amanda Cassata
THE PTSO FRENCH AWARD - To the student with the highest average through the third quarter in Comprehensive French Regents.
THE PTSO OUTSTANDING EFFORT AWARD - To the student who demonstrates perseverance and determination in completing high school.
THE PTSO BARBARA ANGELL MEMORIAL AWARD - To a graduating student who displays consistent continuing effort in his/her work and who worked with a positive attitude to the best of his/her ability.
THE PTSO OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Is given to a senior student who has demonstrated consistent effort and ability.
2014 MARIST COLLEGE MEDAL OF SCIENCE & HEALTH -Awarded to a Junior with the highest 3 yr average in Science and Math.
Honorable Mention – Amy Catalano, Aadil Cheema
THE SHEILA KOSSEFF MEMORIAL AWARD - Given to a promising student participating in the Rhinebeck High School Music Department to further his/her musical education.
Mariel Mustello, Victoria Cooper
NATIONAL BAND DIRECTOR’S AWARD
Brandt Slayton, Alexander Slayton
LOUIS ARMSTRONG JAZZ AWARD - Given to a senior contributing the most to the jazz band
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA AWARD - Is given to a senior for superior musicianship or outstanding member of the high school band towards success of the program. Our highest award.
THE ANDREW E. BENNETT MEMORIAL AWARD
NYSSMA CONFERENCE ALL-STATE
SEMPER FIDELIS AWARD - In recognition of diligence, dedication and musical excellence as a performing high school band person and soloist.
UNITED STATES MARINE CORP SCHOLASTIC EXCELLENCE AWARD - In recognition of academic excellence.
THE NATIONAL CHORAL DIRECTOR’S AWARD - Given to the outstanding senior who has shown the most service and dedication to the success of the Music Department.
Kristoff Lalicki, James Fleischhauer
THE NATIONAL SCHOOL CHORAL AWARD - Given to a student in recognition of outstanding service, musicianship and responsibility in the Choral program.
Julia Alexis, Mitchell Tellerday
THE RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL CITIZENSHIP AWARD TO A SENIOR BOY AND GIRL -
To a senior boy and girl showing outstanding leadership, Americanism, citizenship, appreciation, perseverance, stability, resourcefulness, and a sense of honor.
Shelby Traver, Tyler DeZago
JEWISH FEDERATION OF ULSTER COUNTY - Given to a high school senior whose acts or deeds have made a significant contribution to ourcommunity.
THE RHINEBECK MASONIC LODGE #432 F & AM AWARD - Given to an 11th or 12th grade student exhibiting practical application of civic/social studies skills in the school and community.
THE RHINEBECK FORD AWARD - Given to a senior boy and girl who have demonstrated good citizenship and a strong work ethic.
Sean Lehan, Victoria Lindquist
THE SIDNEY L. GAZEN MEMORIAL MUSIC AWARD - Given in recognition of a senior musician who shows leadership, musical excellence, courage and caring for people and pursuing a college program in music.
THE NATHANIEL OXLEY MEMORIAL AWARD - To aid in the pursuit of higher education for a graduating student of singular character preferably with interest in music and running or other sport.
THE DONALD JUNCEAU MEMORIAL AWARD - Is given to an outstanding senior musician with college potential as measured by the high school records, test scores and evidence of leadership.
4 YEAR MAJOR ART SEQUENCE
Devon Drozdowski, Jacqueline Woods, Sean Lehan, Jacqueline Mungo,
Sydney Spencer, Dan Beahan, Sydney Howard, Ashley Calvin,
Chloe Green, Jon McCormack
THE CHARLES M. GAZEN MEMORIAL AWARD - Memorial award given in recognition of a male senior who excels both scholastically andathletically.
THE IRENE GAZEN MEMORIAL AWARD - Memorial award given in recognition of a female senior who excels both scholastically and athletically.
RENSSELAER MEDAL - To a junior for outstanding achievement in Mathematics and Science.
2013 Recipient: Roan Gideon
2014 Recipient: Aadil Cheema
MID-HUDSON CHAPTER OF NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BUSINESS OFFICIALS SCHOLARSHIP
2014 HUGH O’BRIEN YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD (HOBY) -Selected to attend a leadership development seminar. Azure was chosen out of over 250 students attending the New York East Leadership Seminar at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as the "Outstanding Future Leader" and he will have a place in the World Leadership Congress this summer at Loyola University in Chicago.
2014 SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
Roan Gideon, Christine Hatter, Brandt Slayton, Alexander Slayton
THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER GEORGE EASTMAN YOUNG LEADERS AWARD -
Given to a student with strong leadership and academic achievement, and extra curricular involvement.
THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER FREDERICK DOUGLASS AND SUSAN B. ANTHONY AWARD IN HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES - Awarded to a student who has demonstrated commitment to understanding and addressing difficult social issues along with leadership and dedication to community action.
THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER BAUSCH & LOMB HONORARY SCIENCE AWARD - To a junior for outstanding achievement and exceptional promise in the sciences.
THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER XEROX AWARD FOR INNOVATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Awarded to a student who has demonstrated a strong interest in innovation and information techonology.
ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION & CREATIVITY AWARD & SCHOLARSHIPS - Awarded to students pursuing a rigorous college preparatory program who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in innovation and creativity.
Leo Cohen, Suki Mc Carty
ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY COMPUTING MEDAL SCHOLARSHIP -
Awarded to students pursuing a rigorous college preparatory program who have demonstrated interest and ability in computing.
Sean Martin, Weiting Zhang
DRIVER EDUCATION AWARD - To a student with outstanding understanding of the seriousness of what it is to be a good defensive driver and the rules of the road. The student is well deserving of this recognition and scored highly in both the lecture class and driving instruction.
GIRL’S LEADERSHIP WORLDWIDE PROGRAM @ ELEANOR ROOSEVELT CENTER AT VAL-KILL - The Eleanor Roosevelt Leadership Center (ERLC) Girls’ Leadership Worldwide program works to create a more just world by educating, empowering, and activating young women to become the next generation of principled leaders, using the example set by Eleanor Roosevelt.
Michelle Ping, Jamilia Waltzer
THE ELMIRA COLLEGE KEY - Awarded to an outstanding student in the top 10% of the junior class who has demonstrated school and community leadership in major activities.
Max Nadel, Morgan Rakow
THE CLARKSON LEADERSHIP AWARD - Is given to a junior in the top 15% of the class who has demonstrated leadership and is recognized by the faculty and students as being a positive contribution to their school.
THE CLARKSON ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Is given to a junior in the top 15% of the class who has demonstrated achievement and is recognized by the faculty and students as being a positive contribution to their school.
JOHN A. SMITHERS MEMORIAL ENGINEERING AWARD - Is given to the senior with the best four year record in Mathematics and entering an accredited school of engineering.
THE SAINT MICHAEL’S COLLEGE BOOK ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT WITH A SOCIAL CONSCIENCE AWARD - To students who have demonstrated a sustained and sincere commitment to community service.
Andrew Rosenzweig, Rachel Tigges
WELLS COLLEGE 21ST CENTURY LEADERSHIP AWARD - Given to a student who is committed to academics and student leadership, community involvement and academic excellence.
NEW YORK STATE COMPTROLLER’S ACHIEVEMENT AWARD -Presented each year to a student who has excelled academically and has also shown leadership potential by volunteering his or her time to service the school or community. Comptroller DiNapoli sends his sincere congratulations.
2014 NYS TRIPLE C AWARD - In recognition of tremendous commitment to school and community.
Nir Lavi-Romer, Christine Hatter
STUDENT SAGE AWARD - Honors students who are top academic achievers who put their knowledge into action.
Sarah Moore, Brianna Vasquez
THE AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP AWARD - Recognizes students who display understanding and appreciation of civic responsibility.
K. Wesley Miller, Jacqueline Mungo, Chloe Green, Daniel Beahan, Sean Lehan,
Madeleine Olson, Breahanna Schwartz, Andrew Pitcher, Taylor Russell, Kayla Weckesser
2015 NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Amy E. Catalano, Megan C. Heller, Anna G. McNulty, Alexa J. Schwartz, Rachel H. Tigges
2013-14 NATIONAL HISPANIC RECOGNITION PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
CAREER TECHNICAL SKILLS USA TEAM
Ryan Cimorelli – Criminal Justice
Nick Vaccaro – Culinary Arts
DUTCHESS COUNTY COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION ACHIEVER AWARD
Daimyn Potts – Kaela Toback
PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE -Recognizes an exemplary high school academic record.
Marissa Cascio, Emily Mcgettrick, Kaela Toback, Nicholas Hoynes, Christine Hatter,
Kristoff Lalicki, Briana Santo, Nir Lavi-Romer, Emily Sullivan, Seth McClenahan
PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT - Recognizes students that show outstanding educational growth and commitment.
Nurul Afsar, Matthew Kahn, Brian Poczatek, Brandon Wolfe, Amanda Endrizzi,
Samuel Rothschild, Molly Imperato, Jacquelyn Woods, Olivia Ferry, Maxim Tamm
ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP - Awarded to sophomores who have shown leadership in their home, school and community. Students will attend a five day leadership conference.
Max Ickes, Jamilia Waltzer, Sarah Prosser
RHINEBECK ROTARY AWARD TO THE SALUTATORIAN
RHINEBECK ROTARY AWARD TO THE VALEDICTORIAN