Nearly 100 Harrisonville High School students were honored for their academic achievement during the 2020-21 school year on the morning of September 27. The Harrisonville Public School Foundation’s Excellence in Academics program honors students who complete the year in the top 15% of their class based on annual GPA. Those students received the Excellence in Academics medallion presented by HHS Principal Mark Rorvig in the school’s Performing Arts Center.
The first year recipients of the Excellence in Academics honor were Haylee Bruton, Carson Miller, Desta Mitchell, Caleb Verstraete, Samuel Anderson, Emiliao Arroyo, Alexander Bullock, Annika Collins, Leah Harris, Isabella Tracy, Grace Atkinson, Sydney Ballard, Kenneth Barnard, Gretchen Brooks, Ayden Christensen, Alyssa Cox, Miranda Fisher, Chloe Fitzgerald, Lexi George, Kylee Hastings, Dayton Hoffman, Slade Holden, Chloe Jackson, Zayda Jones, Brehonna Little, Kyle Malkmus, Kayla Mason, Haylee Mayberry, Mckenzie Meeks, Riley Minskey, Mason Mitchell, Eli Norman, Noah Norman, Ann O’Reilly, Brooklyn Rhoney, Cayden Ritter, and Emma Schrock.
The students earning the Excellence in Academics honor for the second year were Morgan Evans, Elijah Parris, Nicholas Saffels, Elizabeth Allen, Alex Barta, Joseph Berg, Cort DeVenney, Aubrey Hall, Trey Hoffman, Brooke Hopkins, Madison Johnson, Madison Lalman, Tucker Lawson, Elizabeth Lundeen, Abigail Overbay, Peyton Ritter, Kadence Schrock, Emma Schroder, Menda Schroeder, Kennedy Smalley, Kole Snook, Charles Sturgeon, and Kale Weber.
Third-year Excellence in Academics recipients were Audrey Barnes, Isaiah Bliss, Anna Brauer, Andrew Bullock, Cheyenne Cesonis, Maria Cesonis, Isaac Chiodini, Macie Collings, Connor Everhart, Katie Fitzgerald, Piper Foreman, Emily Joseph, Greta Maxwell, Kylie Meeks, Jaxon Morris, Joshua Pesek, Logan Quinley, Kenneth Reed, Jace Reynolds, Jenna Schrock, and Keylee Turner.
Third-year recipients can earn a $500 scholarship from the Foundation at the end of this school year if they complete the year in the top 15% of their class based on this year’s GPA.
HHS Advisory teachers also passed out academic letters from the 2020-21 school year today. These awards are provided by the HHS Academic Booster Club. Students earning a 3.5 or higher grade point average received an academic letter certificate. Students earning a 3.75 or higher received a “Lamp of Learning” pin in addition to their letter certificate.