Congratulations to the following Class of 2012 members
who have been honored as Governor Scholars
| Elizabeth Ehlman
|| Grace Herrman
|| Alex Bramer
|| Kelly Millay
Congratulations to Emily Fischer on being honored as a McDonalds Scholar Athlete
Kelvin Adams, Nick Jehn, and Annie Wolff were just named "National Merit Commended Students".
Although they are not eligible to move on in the National Merit Finalist competition,
it is a great accomplishment for these students. Please feel free to congratulate them if you see them
. We will have some announcements coming up to congratulate them as well.
Congratulations to the following Class of 2011 members
who have been honored as Governor Scholars
| Emily Crocetti
|| Ali Doggett
|| Lydia Doggett
|| Nick Jehn
Five more Juniors were selected for the Governor School for the Arts
| Annie Wolff (Acting)
| Amber Pangallo (Vocal Preformance)
|| Francie DeVita (Dance)
Elizabeth Gettys (Visual Art)
Andy Bramer (Visual Arts)
In addition, Beth Middendorf was selected as an alternate in Visual Art
Congrats to Kyle Stewart Winner of the 2010 Congressional Art Competition
for his drawing entitled, â€œTomatoâ€
Congressman Geoff Davis: â€œI am so pleased to see the growing enthusiasm of high school participants
this year as well as the unique talent each artist displays,â€
â€œThe Congressional Art Competition is becoming a tradition in the Fourth District.
I am impressed by the level of detail and skill displayed in Kyleâ€™s drawing of the â€˜Tomato.â€™
I am proud to display Kyleâ€™s drawing in the U.S. Capitol and
I commend all of the students for their remarkable artwork.â€
Mr. Stewartâ€™s artwork will be on display in the corridor connecting the
U.S. Capitol Building to the House Office Buildings. He will receive two tickets to fly to D.C
. and attend a reception in his honor along with other art contest winners
from Congressional Districts throughout the country.
In addition, Kyle won a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design
that will help with the development of his artistic abilities.
Congratulations Luke Graham- Class of 2010
Seniors Luke Grahman is a role model in the classroom and on the field. Luke plays varsity soccer and tennis and has been playing soccer at Holy Cross since he was in the 8th grade. He is a very involved student and is a member of the Academic Team, Pep Club, Student Council, and Student Council Executive Board, and National Honor Society. Luke also enjoys being a part of Holy Cross' School plays and plays guitar in a band for fun. He volunteers his time by being an Eucharistic Minister at St. Mary of the Assumption Church and by volunteering at the aunnual parish festival. Luke leads by setting a good example and has attained the honor of being Vice President of the National Honor Society this year. He has won several academic awards including the "Future Architect" award by Cincinnati Architects Society and he currently holds a 3.82 grade point average. Luke has a ture passion for helping people and his community. He says that he admires "those people who stand up to protect wildlife and reserve the enviornment," Luke Graham is the epitome of what we aspire all of our students to achieve. He is an all around great role model and Christian leader who considers the well-being of the community before his own.
Congratulations to Nathan Pappas who was accepted in the 2010 National Student Leadership Conference on Medicine and Health Care in Washington D.C. that will be held this summer. He was also accepted to participate in the Naval Academy Summer Seminar this summer. Acceptance in both of these programs is based on grades, class standing and outside interests. This is a great honor for Nathan and his family. He will undoubtedky have a very best summer.
Since the last Parent Connection, we received additional ACT scores for our students. And we have new members for the "30 Club". The following additional students have also scored a 30 or higher on the ACT placing them in the top 4% nationally. They include: Annie Wolff, Nick Jehn, Kelvin Adams, and Aaron Fuller. To date, we have had 24 scores of 30 or higher this year; a great accomplishment for our students and an affirmation that Holy Cross High School offers a great education. Congratulations to these students and their parents.
* if for some reason your son or daughter has not been recognized, please have them talk to Mr. Eifert