Milford Senior High School held their annual Senior Awards Night at the Milford High School Auditorium. Principal Shawn Snyder welcomed the students to the ceremony, saying it was a celebration of the Senior Class.
“This year’s senior class stands as one of the strongest groups in Milford’s history,” said MHS Principal Shawn Snyder. “They have earned over 7 million dollars in scholarships. They have earned over a 1,000 college credits. They are simply amazing. Most importantly, they are kind. They reflect the best this community has to offer.”
The first awards of the evening were presented by the United States Marine Corps. David Bowman and Darby Brennan earned the Distinguished Male and Female Athlete Awards. Bowman plans to attend Delaware State University and study Exercise Science while Brennan plans to attend the Liberty University to study Sports Broadcasting and Communications.
Melina Hudson, who plans to attend the University of Pittsburg to study Engineering, was honored with the Scholastic Excellence Award and Tyler Herholdt with the Semper Fidelis Award. Herholdt will attend the Duquesne Music School to study Piano Performance.
Several students earned a place in the Academic Hall of Fame, which is sponsored by the Milford Lions Club.The Hall of Fame includes seniors with a current cumulative weighted GPA of 3.9 or greater. Students included Leah Barnett Darby Brennan,Rebeca Castaneda-Nava, Amire Collins, Kaitlyn Cupel, Kaitlyn Davies, Joseph Dean IV, James Dennis, Millisen Dill, Hunter Frey, Shane Gaglione, Noah Garrick, Sarah Garraty, Bryce Greenly, Kalye Groce, Tyler Herholdt, Emily Holstein, Melina Hudson, Keren- Happuch Amarachi Ikechi-Konkwo, Clay Johnson, Danielle Kalaygian, Donovan Leighty, Hannah Marcelle, Zoe Mast, Cameron Maule, Lauren McNulty, Sydney Milan, Cole Seibert, Caden Oplinger, Carson Rios, Kevin, Rossetti, Angela Snowden, Kyle Strasse, Jordan Tribbett, Kaliyah Wedin, Brianna Wells, Gabriel White and Riley Wolfenden.
The superintendent’s award is given to seniors who have received honor roll all sixteen marking periods. Students included Leah Barnett Darby Brennan, Amire Collins, Kaitlyn Cupel, Joseph Dean, Thomas Devaney, Millisen Dill, Hunter Frey, Shane Ganglion, Noah Garlick, Sarah Garrity, Bryce Greenly, Kaylee Groce, Emily Holstein, Melina Hudson, Danielle Kalaygian, Donovan Leighty, Hannah Marcelle, Zoe Mast, Lauren McNulty, Sydney Millman, Cole Seibert, Caden Oplinger, Ashley Pierce, Carson Rios, Kevin Rossetti, Cindy Sebastian-Sandoval, Angela Snowden, Kyle Strasse, Jordan Tribbett, Kaliyah Weldin, Brianna Wells, Gabriel White and Riley Wolfenden.
Scholarships were also awarded at the ceremony. The Milford Lions Club Randy Harp Scholarship was awarded to Brianna Wells and the Milford Lions Club Jim Willis Scholarship was awarded to Lauren McNulty. The Leo Club/Milford Lions Club Scholarship was awarded to Morgan Abbott. The Dr. Tricia Martin Scholarship was awarded to Morgan Abbott and the Milford Elks Lodge Scholarship was awarded to Lauren McNulty, Melina Hudson and Noah Garlick. Milford Rotary Warnell Scholarship was awarded to Caden Oplinger and the Milford Rotary Traditional Scholarship was awarded to Leah Barnett and Lauren McNulty.
A full list of award, honors and scholarships can be found at 2018 Senior Awards Slideshow.
Photos of the award ceremony can be found at https://www.facebook.com/pg/Milford-School-District-1409508812633308/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2007811612803022