Members of the Crestview High School class of 2021 were recently recognized with academic awards, special recognition and scholarships at their Senior Convocation.
Teachers from all subject areas presented their top academic students with Achievement Awards and presented Merit Awards to students who showed exemplary effort. Each department also named a “Top Student” in the discipline. Those top students were: Lindsey Schumm - Business/Technology, Chamberlynn Couts - Vocational, Logan Gerardot - Science, Lindsey Schumm - English, Jordan Updegrove - Fine Arts, Vincent Adam - Social Studies, Lindsey Schumm - Math, Brody Brecht - Physical Education.
Following the academic awards, special awards and scholarships were given by multiple presenters from the school and community.
Special Awards given by the OHSAA included Lindsey Schumm and Carson Kreischer - Scholar Athlete Awards, Olivia Cunningham, Breena Grace, Logan Gerardot, Brody Brecht - Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award, Bailey Gregory and Kalen Etzler - Award of Excellence, Trever Sheets and Kylie Etzler - Courageous Student Award, and Amanda Macki and Brian Myers - State Award.
Military recognition was given to students who plan to enter the armed services. Those students include Austin Taylor and Joseph Stratz - Army National Guard. Also entering the military are Dayton Schuerman and Brian Myers - US Navy.
The scholarship presentations rounded out the evening with the following recipients:
Lindsey Schumm - Junior Achievement Scholarship; Faye Morgan and Kayla Leppard - Wren Community Chest Scholarship; Brody Brecht, Olivia Cunningham, Alexis Dull, Kylie Etzler, Kalen Etzler, Logan Gerardot, Bailey Gregory, Raegan Hammons, Carson Kreischer, MacKenzie Leeth, Trever Sheets, Andrea Tussing, Amanda Macki, Breena Grace and Lindsey Barnes - Pauline and Donna Etzler Scholarship. Dalton Castle, Olivia Cunningham, Kylie Etzler, Carson Kreischer, Faye Morgan, Kaitlyn Motycka, Lindsey Schumm, Kirsten Swander and Sarah Thomas received the Crestview Employees’ Association (CEA) Scholarship.
Dalton Castle - Hugh and Evelyn Pugh Memorial Scholarship; Jordan Updegrove and Kirsten Swander - Beth Taylor Memorial Scholarship; Lindsey Schumm - Thad Summersett Memorial Scholarship; Adalynn Longstreth and Hannah Turpening - Gary Painter Cross Country Scholarship; Sarah Thomas and Jordan Updegrove - Bonnie Jones Education Memorial Scholarship; Sarah Thomas - Convoy United Methodist Ladies on a Mission Scholarship; Bailey Gregory and Sarah Thomas - PSI IOTA XI Sorority Scholarship; Tanner Myers and Olivia Cunningham - Convoy Tastee Freeze Scholarship; Bailey Gregory and Olivia Cunningham - Clair and Nancy Harting Agriculture/Business Scholarship; Carson Kresicher and Sarah Thomas - Convoy Community Days Scholarship. Carson Kreischer - Ed Hurless Above and Beyond Scholarship; Kaitlyn Motycka - Convoy Community Foundation Scholarship; Jordan Updegrove - Elizabeth Freck Scholarship; Faye Morgan and Vincent Adam - Linda Bower Scholarship; Hannah Turpening - Dave and Kendra Smart Family Scholarship; Jenna Balliet - Stahl, Stoller, Meyer Insurance/Michael and Nancy Meyer Scholarship; Carson Kresicher - Bob and Evelyn Schumm Family Scholarship; Kylie Etzler - Francile and Aaron Sutton Scholarship; Kirsten Swander and Kayla Leppard - Warren and Marilyn Reed Family Scholarship; Sarah Thomas - Bill and Eula Jerome Family Scholarship; Lindsey Schumm - Otto and Clara Knerr Family Scholarship; Bailey Gregory - Pam Kulwicki Scholarship; Carson Kreischer - Rotary Scholarship.
High School Principal Dave Bowen awarded three seniors with perfect attendance awards: Vincent Adam, Andrea Tussing and Lindsey Schumm.
Bowen handed out the Tom Nelson Citizen of Distinction Award to 2020 Crestview graduate Wyatt Richardson.
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