AHS seniors applauded for their academic achievements.
Tuesday evening was all about honoring the Augusta High School Class of 2013.
The event was held at the high school auditorium and the seniors were applauded for their academic achievements.
Local scholarships were awarded and the Kansas Scholars/Diploma of Distinction recipients were recognized.
The Kansas Scholars curriculum consists of: English - 4 years, Mathematics - 4 years, Science - 3 years, Social Studies - 3 years, Foreign Language - 2 years.
Designation is based on an index which mathematically combines the ACT Composite score and GPA.
The following Augusta High Seniors are Kansas Scholars:
Christina Ashenfelter, Madison Becker, Alyssa Bisagno, Nathanial Blank, Roy Chen, Taylor Childers, Olivia Cox, Clarie Daniels, Samuel Davis (Ks. State Scholar), Jacob Duncan, Caleb Dunn, Victoria Gilmore, Isaac Gonzalez, Brett Hamilton, Elizabeth Haury, Bailey Malm (Ks. State Scholar), Brianna Perry, Courtney Phillips, Sierra Ricker, Ashley Rieschick, Kalie Robinson, Rebekah Schaffer (Ks. State Scholar), Courtney Shipman, Eric Smith (Ks. State Scholar), Angela Thompson, Kesten Trebbe, Kayl Warne, Audrey Wendler, Colby Willis, Reese Willis, Chase Winter, Rebecca Winter.
Other scholarships awarded were:
Wheeler Friendship Grant - Joe Pherigo
Walter and Sidney Ewalt Scholarship - Joe Pherigo
John C. Hutter Scholarship - Madison Becker and Roy Chen
Armand Hillier Athletic Scholarship (Booster Club) - Madison Becker and Chase Winter
Jacque Hoefgen Cheerleading Scholarship - Jordan Spellman and Katie VanDever
May Gruver Scholarship - Rebecca Shaffer
PEO Scholarship - Katie VanDever and Alyssa Bisagno
Ron Baugher Memorial Scholarship - Chase Winter
Chelsea Gerbitz Memorial Scholarship - Brad Stevens, Samuel Wilson, Madison Becker, Chase Winter, Reese Willis
Cooper Drug Scholarship - Joe Pherigo
Chuck and Deann Korte Scholarship - Rebecca Winter
Lions Club Scholarship - Claire Daniels and Brayden Roberts
Laureate Beta Phi Scholarship - Bailey Malm and Claire Daniels
Mystic Tie Lodge #74 Scholarship - Jordan Spellman
Augusta White Eagle Credit Union - Samuel Davis
Kiwanis Club - Samuel Davis
Friends of Augusta - Claire Daniels and Chase Winter
Augusta Education Association (AEA) - Alyssa Bisagno, Brett Hamilton, Rebecca Shaffer, and Jordan Spellman
Vada-Vida Fletcher Business Scholarship - Olivia Cox
National Honor Society - Courtney Phillips, Katie VanDever, and Jacob Duncan
Student Council - Alyssa Bisagno and Olivia Cox
Lesley Tharp Spanish Club - Bailey Malm
Soroptimist International of Augusta - Alyssa Bisagno and Claire Daniels
AHS Soccer - Taylor Childers
Sally Annette (Souder) Puckett Memorial - Victoria Gilmore
(See more in the photo galleries)