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WCHCS hosts Academy of Scholars

By Jennifer Woods - jwoods@aimmediamidwest.com



On Monday, the 36th Induction Ceremony into the Academy of Scholars was held by Washington Court House City Schools (WCHCS).

On Monday, the 36th Induction Ceremony into the Academy of Scholars was held by Washington Court House City Schools (WCHCS).


Courtesy photos

Closing remarks were provided by Board Member Jennifer Lynch.


Courtesy photos

The inductees into the Academy of Scholars from the class of 2021 was recognized during graduation earlier this year. Pictured are those who were members for all seven years.


Courtesy photos

On Monday, the 36th Induction Ceremony into the Academy of Scholars was held by Washington Court House City Schools (WCHCS).

For the first time, the ceremony was held in Gardner Park. In past years it has been held in the Historic Washington Auditorium, but was moved outside this year due to COVID-19 precautions.

Academy of Scholars is a program for students in grades six through twelve that was established by the WCHCS Board of Education in 1985.

According to information from WCHCS Director of Marketing and Communications Trevor Patton, students in grades six through nine who have achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average based on the year end grades for the current school year, and students in grades ten through twelve who have achieved at least a 4.0 grade point average based on the year end grades for the current school year, are granted membership into the Academy of Scholars.

The following students were inducted into the Academy of Scholars (following their name is the number of years they have been inducted):

Class of 2027: Kierstin Axline (1), David Bennett (1), Iyanna Brown (1), Christy Butcher (1), Joel Buyer (1), Liliana Dawson (1), Alivia Dawson (1), Zander Emrick (1), Wesley Gibbs (1), Lynnon Haines (1), Caitlyn Hayes (1), Olivia Huston (1), Madison Huston (1), Amelia Koutz (1), Gabrielle Layne (1), Hayden Lester (1), Eric Lin (1), June Maddux (1), Quinton Marine (1), Jayah Martinez (1), Emma Milam (1), Faith Newsome (1), Kaylee Perkins (1), Marcus Picklesimer (1), Jared Rivera San-Juan (1), Hinata Sano (1),Braegan Shiltz (1), Gwennan Swonger (1), Lauren Thompson (1), Marleigh Wary (1) and Addison Yahn (1).

Class of 2026: Drew Aills (2), Katherine Bailey (2), Darrin Boyle (2), Cooper Collins (2), Mason Conger (2), Loralye Crisp (2), Calee Ellars (2), Haley Forsha (2), Alyson Foster (2), Noah Haithcock (2), Bryson Heath (2), Rilee Langley (1), Dominic Leiva (1), Leah Marine (2), Connor Mickle (2), Megan Mongold (2), Kaitlyn Patton (2), Maggie Pfeifer (2), Mikhaylee Ragland (2), Krystal Rivera San Juan (2), Cooper Robertson (2), Kaylee Scott (2), Alora Self (2), Khalia Smith (1), Julianna Torres-Gonzalez (2), Madelynn Underwood (2), Kyler Vernier (2), Will White (2), Kaitlyn Williams (2), Evie Wiseman (2) and Kentaro Yamazaki (2).

Class of 2025: Hunter Brown (3), Gavin Coffman (2), Jillian Frederick (3), Kenzie Grossenbacher (3), Aysha Haney (3), Isaac Hood (3), Casey Hott (3), Lauren Joseph (3), Alison Lotz (3), Mollie Lynch (3), Will Miller (3), Callee Moore (3), Mason Mullins (3), Gabe Perez (3), Molly Preston (3), Jon Rader (3), Zoe Self (2), Malaki Shumaker (2), Angelina Taylor (3), Maggi Wall (3) and Kendelle Woods (3).

Class of 2024: Blake Bagheri (4), Grace Bailey (4), Colten Brannigan (4), Mason Coffman (1), Amara Corsbie (4), Tyrena Cowman (4), Aiden Daugherty (2), Griffin Dawes (1), Jeremiah Delarwelle (1), Margo Funderburg (4), Cole Furguson (1), Brianna Grooms (4), Isaiah Haithcock (3), Tamia Hardin (2), Jerry Haynes (1), Hunter Hinkley (1), Simon Huston (1), Addison Knisley (4), Mitchell LaFollette (4), Carson Langley (4), Evan Lynch (4), Arajah Mack (1), Laurel Marting (2), Jaelynn McCullough (4), Jordan Mead (4), Landon Miller (4), Logan Miller (4), Kierstyn Mitchell (4), Allison Moats (4), Sydnie Munyon (2), Maryn Mustain (4), Arik Patel (4), Siddhi Patel (4), Pia Robinson (4), Ian Rogers-Wright (4), Panth Shah (4), Lilly Shaw (2), Addison Shiltz (4), Kersten Snyder (1), Trinity Smith (4), Gabriel Tayese (3), Nathan Upthegrove (1), Garrett Wahl (4), John Wall (4), Calleigh Wead-Salmi (4), Isaiah Wightman (4), Desaray Williams (4), Bevin Wilson (3) and Bryce Yeazel (4).

Class of 2023: Arianna Bagheri (5), Morgan Cartwright (5), Addison Chambers (5), Isabel Fernandez (5), Claudia Fuller (4), Madison Haithcock (4), Madison Hayes (5), Rosalyn Huston (1), Tayler Jaeckels (5), Navneet Kaur (5), Tanner Lemaster (5), Audrey Lotz (5), Landen Mayfield (3), Kayli Merritt (5), Allison Mongold (5), Mya Perez (5), Madison Picklesimer (5), Ian Rheinscheld (5), Abby Rose (5), Reece Self (4), Megan Sever (5), Sofia Siscoe (5) and Natalie Woods (5).

Class of 2022: Haley Brenner (4), Kaitlyn Coder (1), Emily Coonrod (4), Cadence Cupp (5), Ryan Elrich (6), Caroline Frederick (6), Mary Gerber (6), Makenna Knisley (6), Mayleigh Koutz (6), Madeline Lynch (6), Nevaeh McNichols (3), Mac Miller (6), Mason Mustain (4), Kishan Patel (6), Isabella Racine (6), Luke Rader (5), Tyler Tackage (6), Evan Weaver (3) and Kassie Wiseman (6).

Class of 2021 was inducted into the Academy at Graduation in May of ‘21: Hayden Brown (7), Garrett Coy (3), Reilly Downing (7), Brooklyn Foose (7), Mitchell Funderburg (5), Madison Gilmore (7), Megan Gruber (7), Jenna Hesson (2), Preston Hines (7), Mika Ingram (6), Mei Kobayashi (4), Macy Miller (7), Analese Mitson (6), Owen Mullins (7), Diya Patel (7), Alexa Perez (7), Hugh Silberman (6), Eva Smalley (6), Lexi Stiffler (1), Lauren Taylor (7), Ashlynn Thevenot (7), Garren Walker (5), Sarah Welch (3), Morgan Williams (7) and Brittney Wilson (7).

Reach journalist Jennifer Woods at 740-313-0355.

On Monday, the 36th Induction Ceremony into the Academy of Scholars was held by Washington Court House City Schools (WCHCS).
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/10/web1_243245202_4652700664782188_6377831815448744529_n.jpgOn Monday, the 36th Induction Ceremony into the Academy of Scholars was held by Washington Court House City Schools (WCHCS). Courtesy photos

Closing remarks were provided by Board Member Jennifer Lynch.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/10/web1_thumbnail_IMG-8754.jpgClosing remarks were provided by Board Member Jennifer Lynch. Courtesy photos

The inductees into the Academy of Scholars from the class of 2021 was recognized during graduation earlier this year. Pictured are those who were members for all seven years.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/10/web1_thumbnail_WHS-Class-of-2021-AOS-7-year-members.jpgThe inductees into the Academy of Scholars from the class of 2021 was recognized during graduation earlier this year. Pictured are those who were members for all seven years. Courtesy photos
WCHCS hosts Academy of Scholars

By Jennifer Woods

jwoods@aimmediamidwest.com