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Nationally recognized awards to honor our students in mathematics, volleyball, spelling and leadership in Michigan, Maine, Louisiana, Indiana and South Dakota.

1st Annual Myka Hall "Passion for Math" Award
Honoring a USA Hispanic freshman high school student who excels in mathematics

2nd Annual Rick Szczepanski Mathematics Scholarship
Honoring a junior or senior who loves mathematics
Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans, Louisiana

2014 Junior Melinda Davis
2015 Junior Sophia Skipper

2nd Annual Volleyball "Leading by Example" Award
Honoring a varsity student / athlete
Red Cloud  High School in Pine Ridge, South Dakota
2013 Junior Augusta "Gusti" Terkildsen
2014 Junior Trista Merrival

2nd Annual Melissa Rose Ziemer Scholarship
1991 graduate and incredible singer/songwriter/actress in Chicago
Vincennes Lincoln High School in Vincennes, Indiana
2013 Hannah Kirk
2014 Andrea Graves
2015 Lora Margerum

3rd Annual National Volleyball Senior "Leadership" Scholarship
Honoring a USA senior volleyball player who maintains a 3.5 GPA in the classroom
2012 Breana Thomas - GA5 Volleyball Club, Suwanee, Georgia
2013 Ceanna Soper - Arrowhead Union High School, Hartland, Wisconsin
2014 Heather Reed - Heritage High School, Brentwood, California

5th Annual Faith and Leadership Award
Honoring a senior, grounded in faith, and very active in our communities
Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans, Louisiana
2011 Alison Ingles
2012 Kayla Beshenich
2013 Emily Pfister
2014 Margaret Dowling

2015 Megan LaCour

7th Annual Mathematics and Community Service Award
Honoring a junior mathematics major who volunteers in our communities
Grand Valley State University
2008 Sara Sorrell
2010 Carlee Hollenbeck and Elizabeth (Libby) Whaley
2011 Megan Frame
2012 Hannah Anderson
2013 Sarah Jamison
2014 Sarah Jamison and Andrew Otten
2015 Dominic Taylor

5th Annual Michigan Volleyball Senior "Leadership" Scholarship
Honoring a Michigan senior volleyball player who maintains a 3.5 GPA in the classroom
"Michigan's premier senior volleyball scholarship"
2007 Megan Folkema
2008 Jessica LeMire - Northview High School / Aquinas College
2009 Carly Dickerson - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School / MSU
2010 Katie Priestley - Newberry High School / Upper Peninsula / Grand Valley State
2011 Bailey Meredith - Tri County High School / Grand Valley State University
(This award is now a national honor)

10th Annual Pythagorean Math Award
Honoring a senior who loves mathematics
2003 Ryan Andersen
2004 Scott Pelak
2005 Brenton Kilroy
2006 Michael Katolik
2009 Laura Duran - Catherine McAuley High School in Portland, Maine
2010 Olivia Locke - Catherine McAuley High School
2011 Aoife Ryle - Catherine McAuley High School
2012 Kathryn Liziewski - Catherine McAuley High School
2013 Taylor Church - Catherine McAuley High School
2014 Brianna Heisler - Catherine McAuley High School
2015 Sun Yool Park - Catherine McAuley High School

12th Annual Varsity Volleyball "Role Model" Award  
"Well-known throughout the world"
Battle Creek St. Phillip Catholic Central High School
20 Time Michigan Class D State Champions
Honoring a varsity player who leads by example
2003 Gail Homrich
2004 Rachel Selgo
2005 Junior Audra Quam
2006 Marissa Iacovoni
2007 Kristin Zull - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School
2008 Liz Sherzer - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School
2009 Amanda Bolles - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School
2010 Jenna Behnke - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School
2011 Megan Lassen - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School
2012 Casey Gallagher - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School
2013 Emily Freybler - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School
2014 Annie Newton - Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic Central High School

17th Annual Spelling Bee
Highlands Middle School - Northview Public Schools, Grand Rapids, MI
Honoring a 5th or 6th grade student in the Spelling Bee
2008 Isabelle Riina - 5th grade
2009 Isabelle Riina - 6th grade
2010 Kelly Keen - 5th grade
2011 Kelly Keen - 6th grade
2012 Kylie Sugiyama - 6th grade
2013 Ethan Klaiss - 6th grade
2014 Jenna Lerond - 5th grade
2015 Jenna Lerond - 6th grade