We always provide this opportunity at the end of the school year to reflect, to express gratitude, and to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our students and staff. While we were not able to do that in person this year, we do wish to acknowledge those recognized.
CLASS AWARDS are given to recognize outstanding achievement in coursework. We are blessed to have so many positive, hard working and wonderful students. Students recognized here have exhibited high achievement, a consistently strong interest in the academic area, and contributed positively to class through participation or by example.
|Best Acting I Student||Addy Obaugh||RHS|
|Best AP Calculus Student||Henry Fosnocht||WMHS|
|Best Calculus Student||Hannah Dodson||BGHS|
|Best Engineering I Student||Camille Sanders||WMHS|
|Best Humanities I Student||Claire Aaslestad||SHS|
|Best Intro to CS||Gisi Martinez-Campa||FDHS|
|Best Introduction to Theater Student||Trinity Walker||SHS|
|Best Physics Student||Jenna Senger||FDHS|
|Best Precalculus Student||Emily Lang||FDHS|
|Best Psychology||Belle Garber||FDHS|
|Best Research Student||Ella Thomasson||WMHS|
|Best Western Culture||Alex Candelier||WHS|
|Best Acting II Student||Cassidy Lam||FDHS|
|Best Adv. Calculus Student||Hugh Shields||FDHS|
|Best Advanced Technology Student||Caleb King||SHS|
|Best AP Computer Science Student||Joe Kearney||WHS|
|Best AP Chemistry||Joseph Kauffman||BGHS|
|Best AP Environmental Science Student||Jakob Kauffman||BGHS|
|Best Communications Student||Rachel Apple||WMHS|
|Best Cyber Security||Brandon Bauer||WMHS|
|Best Discrete Math||Paige Crawford||FDHS|
|Best Drama Theory and Criticism Student||Miriam Gildea||WHS|
|Best Engineering II Student||Alex Callo||SDHS|
|Best Environmental Chemistry Student||Celeste Willetts||WMHS|
|Best GIS Student||Josh Eckert||SDHS|
|Best Humanities II Student||Thomas Jordan||WMHS|
|Best Math Modeling||Hugh Shields||FDHS|
|Best Modern Physics||Alex Plonsky||FDHS|
|Best Molecular Biology Student||Maggie Trainum||FDHS|
|Best Robotics Team Member||Alex Callo||SDHS|
|Best Sociology Student||Pearce Cabell||WHS|
|Best Statistics Student||Haley Tenney||SHS|
|Best Studio Art Student||Hannah Diment||BGHS|
In 2014, our strategic planning teams of community members and staff identified nine skills as critical to life-long learning and performance in any academic discipline and profession. These skills are cultivated through exceptional learning experiences at SVGS. This evening, we would like to recognize those seniors who we believe best exemplify each skill in all academic areas.
ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS are given to seniors who best represent exemplary achievement in each area. We thank the Parent Support Advisory Council awards for providing monetary awards with this recognition.
|Intellectual Curiosity||Annika Fisher||BGHS|
|Intellectual Independence||Paige Crawford||FDHS|
|Persistence and Perserverance||Anthony Riedl||SHS|
|Critical Analysis and Reflection||Abby Tenney||SHS|
|Problem Solving||Luca Campbell||WMHS|
|Digital Literacy||Ijahmin Balser||SDHS|
|Leadership and Collaboration||Tiernan Rhodes||SDHS|
|Social and Ethical Responsibility||Rachel Apple||WMHS|
|Senior Capstone||Annika Fisher||BGHS|
|Senior Capstone||April Harper||SHS|
|Senior Capstone||Miriam Gildea||WHS|
|Senior Capstone||Carter Koehn,||SHS|
|Senior Capstone||Garret Mongold||WMHS|
|Senior Capstone||Taode Ogden||VSDB|
|Senior Capstone||Paige Smith||WHS|
|Senior Capstone||Sophie Vandevander||SHS|
|Senior Capstone||Madison Walton||RHS|
|Senior Capstone||Noah Warlitner||FDHS|
|Art Achievement Award||Vali Dorries||FDHS|
|Humanities Achievement Award||Thomas Jordan||WMHS|
|Mathematics Achievement Award||Hugh Shields||FDHS|
|Science Achievement Award||Tabby McClung||WMHS|
|Technology Achievement Award||Carter Koehn||SHS|
|Theatre Achievement Award||Grace Daughtrey||SHS|
The OVERALL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is given to a high achieving senior who has made the most of all the opportunities available to them at SVGS.
|Overall Achievement Award AH||Cassidy Lam||FDHS|
|Overall Achievement Award STEM||Brandon Bauer||WMHS|
|Overall Achievement Award STEM||Hugh Shields||FDHS|
The DIRECTORS AWARD is given to a high achieving senior who has best represented SVGS through example in achievement, leadership and service.
This student has taken advantage of every opportunity and been actively involved in all aspects of SVGS, has always responded with a smile when asked to take on various roles or tasks and has represented SVGS with integrity and excellence in all respects.
The Director’s Award is awarded to Emily Hamrick, RHS.
Each year, students, parents and staff recognize one individual as the SVGS TEACHER OF THE YEAR.
In the words of a students, parents, and colleagues: “Mrs. Maxton-Whitacre is an excellent candidate because she goes above and beyond to help her students both in the classroom and in life. She consistently delivers a high-quality SVGS theatrical production. This year’s Hello Girls was one of the best student performances ever as quoted by several parents, family, and community guests that attended. It ‘wowed’ everyone and much of that is due to Ms Whitacre’s efforts and encouragement of all her students. She also works tirelessly for students’ benefit and is a wonderful director and mentor.
Please join me in congratulating CASSY MAXTON-WHITACRE as SVGS’s 2020 Teacher of the Year.
It is with very mixed emotion that we recognize and thank Mrs. Jenni Campbell who will be moving into different phase of her life. This year, we were very fortunate to coax Jenni Campbell out of retirement to join us this year and teach Pre-Calculus. In only a short time, Mrs. Campbell’s warm smile, devotion to her students, hard work, and commitment to her craft were inspirational. The consummate professional, we are grateful to Mrs. Campbell for her service this year. Please join me in congratulating Mrs. Campbell and wish her well as she opts to rediscover the joys of retirement.