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Recognizing Student Academic Achievement: Honors Convocation for Underclassmen

Congratulations to all of the honorees at the OLSH Honors Convocation for Underclassmen held virtually on June 1, 2020.  During the event, OLSH scholarships were awarded to current students.
 
Aidan Donnelly '23 received the Poleski Family Scholarship. The Poleski Family Scholarship benefits a student completing his or her freshman year who is in need of tuition assistance for the sophomore year of study. This full-tuition scholarship will be awarded annually to a student who demonstrates a love of learning as well as a propensity for helping people, and who exudes empathetic concern for others. The scholarship is renewable in the junior and senior years if the student maintains the scholarship's eligibility requirements.
 
Nathaniel Schmid '23 and Abby Wertz '23 were awarded the Collier Family Incentive Scholarship. The Collier Family Incentive Scholarship benefits a student (or students) completing his or her freshman year who is in need of tuition assistance for the sophomore year of study. The recipients are drawn from the Poleski Scholarship pool of applicants. This scholarship will be awarded on an as-needed basis (as determined by the benefactor) to a student who demonstrates a love of learning as well as a propensity for helping people, and who exudes empathetic concern for others. The scholarship is renewable in the junior and senior years if the student maintains the scholarship's eligibility requirements.
 
The John A. Mihaloew Endowed Scholarship was awarded to James Benke '21. This scholarship is awarded annually to an OLSH student entering his or her senior year of study, who demonstrates creativity and “out of the box thinking”, and who has made a significant impact at OLSH and/or in the community. This $2,000 scholarship is awarded in the spring of the student's junior year, and does not require an application process as the recipient is selected by a committee.
 
The Susan P. Fahey Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Maddie Fiedler '21. This scholarship is awarded to a junior who is planning to take an advanced level of language in his or her senior year. It is given in honor of OLSH Spanish teacher, Miss Susan Fahey, who lost her battle with cancer.
 
Teachers also gave out academic course awards, recognizing top achievers in each course at OLSH. The event culminated with the announcement of the top academic average earners in each class. Those students are: James Saftner '23, Michael Urban '22, and Ella Wrabley '23.
 
The video presentation can be watched here: https://youtu.be/dNdMDn_UOXY
 
The full list of winners can be viewed below.