Fernandina Beach High School Awards Class of 2016 – Part 3

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Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger
April 28, 2016 2:25 p.m.

Editor’s Note: On April 26, 2016, awards and scholarships were distributed to the Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2016. This is the third in a series four we have posted over the last couple of days. Parents and students gathered in the multi-purpose room to honor graduating seniors for their many accomplishments. Our congratulations to the graduates. We hope you enjoy.

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Over 25 students were awarded scholarships from colleges through out the country. Since some students were offered scholarships at multiple colleges, not all scholarships can be accepted. The total scholarship amounts including Bright Futures offered to the Class of 2016 was 6.4 million.
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Allen Cover presents the $4,000 Wayne Benner Scholarship to Teddi Lesoine.

Coach Rowland recognized athletes in all sports. He then congratulated the district champion teams of Boys and Girls Soccer. The FBHS Cross Country Team secured the district runner up title and advanced to regionals. Seniors on the team were Gabi Czymbor, Dillion Basse, and Wesley Twiggs. The Women’s Basketball team won districts for the first time in 30 years. Seniors on the teams were Aja Evans and Alex Garrett.

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Health Sciences/Nursing Assistant Awards received green cords to be worn at graduation. The cord signifies the highest achievements in medicine at the high school level. In no paticular order, Emma Armenta, Jenna Bagley, Michelle Bellinger, Yesenia diaz, Aja Evans, Maggie Martin, Justin Mora, Jesus Nease, Savannah Starrat, Katie Thomas, Zoe Thompson. Amelia Island Art Association presented by Dr. Lodree (principal) to Jacob Taylor $1000, and Victoria David $1500. Achievement in Advanced Placement English Literature Brett Burnette, Savannah Christianson, , Madeline Jarman, Blake Richardson, Christian Fasano, MacKenzie Monaghan, and Alyssa Stark.
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Dr. Lodree presents Future Business Leaders of America and Career Tech Department Award to Sarah Lowe. MacKenzie Monaghan receives the Ted Steger Memorial Physics Award.

National Merit

Dr. Lodree stands with National Merit Finalist Cassidy Mandelbaum (far right), and Commended Scholars Zach Snyder, Savannah Christianson. Savannah was also recognized in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
Dr. Lodree stands with National Merit Finalist Cassidy Mandelbaum (far right), and Commended Scholars Zach Snyder, Savannah Christianson. Savannah was also recognized in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
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College Board Advanced Placement Exams. Honored for exceptional achievement. (Each student scored in the top 18% out of 1.4 million. Hannah Alderson, Henry Arato, Hali Arseneau, David Beal, Gray Bean, Renee Cacciapouti, Brianne Cullen, Tristan Duncan, Lula Escoe, Jenna Lunt, Christopher McCranie, Allison Nelson, Micaela Preble, Blake Richardson, Ben Snyder and Alyssa Start.
Savannah Christianson and Brett Burnette recognized as AP Scholar with Honor by receiving at least a 3.25 average on four or more exams.
Savannah Christianson and Brett Burnette recognized as AP Scholar with Honor by receiving at least a 3.25 average on four or more exams.
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Six students qualified as AP Scholars with Distinction by attaining an average score of 3.5 on all A P exams. Cassidy Mandlebaum, Palmer Alvarex, Christian Fasano, MacKenzie Monaghan, Donald Spillane, and Philip Tolxdorf.

Florida Academic Scholars, Medallion Scholars, and Florida Gold Seal Vocational were recognized but not pictured. They are (Florida Academic Scholars) Hannah Alderson, Palmer Alvarez, Gray Bean, Zain Beverly, Savannah Christianson, Tristan Dunca, Christian Fasano, Jenna Lunt, Cassidy Mandelbaum, Topher McCranie, Maci Miklas, Jacob Millard, MacKenzie Monaghan, Allison Nelson, Blake Richardson, Ben Snyder, Zach Snyder, Donny Spillane, Alyssa Stark, Philip Tolxdorf; (Florida Medallion Scholars) Sara Albertelli, Henry Arato, Maelee Averett, Kora Baker, David Beal, Savannah Nelson, Brett Nurnette, Renee Cacciapouti, Celetia Crews, Vicky David, Brannan Dobroksy, Lula Escoe, Madeline Jarman, Adam Lai, Chase Langford, Abigail Maddox, Amber Mallo, Maggie Martin, Katie McNeil, Ryan Philo, Rachel Pittman, Micaela Preble, Robert Southwick, Amy Strozinsky, Danielle Teare, Wesley Twiggs; (Florida Gold Seal – Vocational) Michelle Bellinger, Chase Harris, Janet Faure, Jesus Nease, Savannah Starratt, William Thelander, Zoe Thompson.

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Top eleven Juniors based on weighted Grade Point Average in First Semester. In no particular order, Jessica Clark, Lauren Kilburn, Alora Richardson Scott Wardrop. Gabi Bayacel, Jacob Cavan, Kristin Plews, Rachel Sheppard, Elizabeth Spillane, Sarah Stone, and Brendan Twiggs.

Junior Marshalls and Ushers

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One Response to Fernandina Beach High School Awards Class of 2016 – Part 3

  1. Mrs. D. Hunter says:

    You kids are amazing!

    [Meanwhile: these capcha math problems are getting too hard]

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