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RECORD: Nearly $3 Million in Scholarships Awarded to Monroe Seniors
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 1:23:42 PM - Monroe Ohio

Photos: Regan Taulbee, Joshua McCausland, and Patrick McIntosh each receive the Main Street Monroe Book Scholarship award presented by Mr. Leahy

by Cindy Hammond

The Monroe High School conducted its Annual Honors and Awards Program for 2010-2011 on May 18, 2011. Robert Leahy, Principal of the high school opened and closed the program which saw a $93,257 increase in scholarships awarded this year. There was $ 2,959,081 awarded to Monroe seniors. Last year $2,865,824 was awarded.

Here is a breakdown of the awards presented:

Air Force Academy
Emilee Ledford has received an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy. The appointment is equivalent to a four year scholarship to a top tier university with an overall value of $415,000. Upon graduation, Emilee will become a commissioned officer in the Air Force working in one of 38 career fields in the world’s premier air, space, and cyberspace force.

Presenter: Major Doug Sellers

Award: Appointment to Air Force Academy


Ohio National Guard Scholarship
4 Year Scholarship – Wright State University Malcolm C. McEwen

Presenter: Staff Sgt. David Wallace

Award: 4 Year Scholarship, Certificate

 

Ohio Army/National Guard Presenter: Staff Sgt. David Wallace
Courtney Forkner

Award of Academic Excellence Award: Trophy

 

U.S. Army Reserve Scholar Athlete Award Presenter: Sgt. Andrew Baran

Emilee Ledford, Cody Neace

Award: Certificate and a Medal 

 

U.S. Marine Corps Presenter: Sgt. Frank
Kaitlyn Nall Academic

Excellence Award: Certificate

 

U.S. Marine Corps Presenter: Sgt. Frank
Brett Timming
Distinguished Student Athlete Award Award: Certificate

 

U.S. Marine Corps Presenter: Sgt. Frank
Lauren Baird

Semper Fi – Music Award: Certificate

 

Monroe Education Association (MEA) Awarded to a son or daughter of a MEA member
Hannah Robertson, Logan Stanger
Education Scholarship planning to major in Education 

Presenter: Heather deBord

Award: $500 each

 

Monroe Local Schools Board of Education This award honors a Monroe High School graduating Scholarship “President’s Award” senior who has shown outstanding character and leadership while attending school, and has effectively used his/her time and skills to benefit the community and school.

Ellen Short

Presenter: Brett Guido

Award: $500 and Plaque

 

Monroe Lions Club Book Award Awarded to 4 seniors to help defray the cost of College Textbooks

Gwyneth Heinkel, Christopher Hammond, Ellen Short, Erin Short

Presenter: Joe Beatty 

Award: $500.00 

 

James C. Robinson Scholarship Awarded to a Senior who is interested in Soccer and/or Science and is involved in community service. Given in memory of James C. Robinson, “a fallen hero”, and was a graduate of Monroe High School.

Brice Junker

Presenter: Amber Henderson & John Robinson

Award: $1,000

 

Justin Brittain Memorial Awards These awards are given in Memory of Justin Brittain – Graduate of Monroe High School 

Presenter: Donna Stoutenborough and Lydia Brittain

Award: Money to College Art: Devin King

Humanitarian: Ellen Short

Soccer: Courtney True

Track/Cross Country: Logan Rasnick

 

Gerald Lee Housh Scholarship Senior majoring in mechanical, math, or music  C.G.P.A. 3.0 or higher

Cody Neace

Presenter: Matthew Housh, son of Gerald Housh

Award: $1000.00, Certificate

 

Virginia Jestice Memorial Award Awarded to an athlete for greatest display of Hornet Spirit

David Routson, Taylor Hartman

Presenter: Lisa Jestice Cho

Award: Plaque and $100.00 each

 

 

Middletown Community Foundation Scholarships:

 

Arthur Harvey Scholarship

Ellen Short

Presenter: Duane Gordon 

Award: $3,000 renewable for 4 years

(Check mailed to student in the name of the College, Certificate

 

Mary Suzanne Ware Scholarship Presenter: Duane Gordon 

Ellen Short

Award: $542.35 (Check mailed to student in the name of the College), Certificate

 

Delores (Dodee) Saylor Communication/Journalism

Heather Baker

Presenter: Duane Gordon 

Communication/Journalism Award: $1,567.80 (Check mailed to student in Scholarship the name of the College), Certificate

 

Norman and Pat Hayes Scholarship

Lauren Davis

Presenter: Duane Gordon

Award: $746.38 (4 Year Renewable – Check mailed to student in name of College), Certificate 

 

Marjorie Johnston Memorial Scholarship 

Courtney Forkner

Presenter: Duane Gordon  

Award: $1,750 (4 Year Renewable – Check mailed to student in name of College), Certificate

 

 

Charles R. Hook Citizenship Scholarships                                    
Made available by the Middletown Community Foundation/Charles R. Hook Foundation to 4 seniors who have demonstrated outstanding citizenship to their school and community.

1st Place Emilee Ledford 

1st Place Cody Neace

 2nd Place Andrea Masters

2nd Place Patrick McIntosh

Presenter: Duane Gordon

Award: 1st Place: $300.00 and the 2nd Place $200.00 Certificates

 

Paul Bell Memorial

Awarded to a seniorentering the study of music

Jay Miller

Presenter: Duane Gordon

Award: $382.81 and Certificate

 

The Following awards are given through The Monroe Area Community Foundation In a partnership with the Middletown Community Foundation:

Walter L. Bake Memorial Scholarship

Christopher Hammond

Presenter: Julie (Bake) Gideon

Award: $500, paid to College, Certificate

 

James A. Anderson M.D. and Bertha Anderson Family Scholarship

Awarded to a senior planning to major  in a medical field

Elle C. Tolliver 

Presenter: Jane Majors, Scholarship Chairman

Award: $1,000 Paid to the College, Certificate

 

Dr. James A. Macready, M.D. Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a senior planning to major  in a medical field

Courtney Forkner

Presenter: John Singleton, MACF Executive Director 

Award: $1,000 Paid to the College, Certificate

 

 

Todd E. Miltenberger Memorial Scholarship 

Given to a senior planning to major in Business/Education

Gwyneth Heinkel

Presenter: Karl Gaston

Award: $250 Paid to the College, Certificate

 

Lee Ann Miltenberger Memorial Scholarship

Given in memory of Lee Ann Miltenberger to a  Senior who has excelled in the areas of Video, Photography, Drama Production, or Vocal Music

Heather Baker, Jay Miller 

Presenter: Karen and Tim Williams

Award: $300 each Paid to the College, Certificate

 

 

Janine Westercamp Memorial Scholarship

Given in memory of Janine Westercamp, Monroe Class of 1975, to a senior majoring in Education, Family Services, or Social Services

Ellen Short 

Presenter: Barbara W. Stumpf & Donna Myerson

Award: $250 Paid to the College, Certificate

 

Monte R. Miltenberger Memorial Scholarship 

Given in memory of Monte Miltenberger, Monroe Class of 1974, to a senior going on to trade school or an apprenticeship program.

Guy Goodpaster , Ke’Asha Collins

Presenter: Gina, Alex and Ryan Miltenberger, and widow and sons

Award: $175 each Paid to the College, Certificate

 

Nancy Cahill “Giggles” Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to 2 seniors from the Monroe Area  Community Foundation in memory of Nancy Cahill.

Emilee Ledford, Lauren Davis 

Presenter: Beth and Julia Cahill, daughters of Nancy Cahill

Award: $250 each, Paid to the College, Certificate

 

MainStreetMonroe.com – Academic-Soccer Book Scholarship

Awarded to 3 seniors who have earned varsity letters in soccer and have had academic success in the areas of Math and Science. This scholarship is in honor of Johnny and Bobby Beagle who both graduated from Monroe High School. They were good student soccer athletes and now attend The Ohio State University as business majors.

Regan Taulbee, Joshua McCausland, Patrick McIntosh

Presenter: Robert Leahy

Award: $250 each

 

 

MacDonald Insurance, Inc.

Awarded to seniors who excel in each area listed

Presenter: John MacDonald

Award:

$100, Certificate – Social Studies Lauren Baird $100,

$100  Certificate – Math Lauren Baird

$100, Certificate – Science Logan Rasnick

$100, Certificate – Language Arts Cody Neace

$100, Certificate – Career/Technical Education Daniel Miller

$100, Certificate – Foreign Language Hannah Robertson

 

German Club Award

Awarded to a senior who has shownexcellence and enthusiasm for all things German

 Erin Short 

Presenter: Harriet Gray

Award: $50.00

 

Spanish Award

Awarded to an outstanding senior in Spanish

Hannah Robertson

Presenter: Harriet Gray Christopher Shorten

Award: $50.00

 

Jeneen Dodson Memorial Award

Awarded to a senior who has displayed social maturity reliability and courteous, non-judgmental attitude toward their peers.

Sarah Chasteen

Presenter: Harriet Gray

Award: $300.00

 

Miami University of Middletown Gardner Scholars Scholarship 
Presented to the senior with the highest GPA and/or ACT scores planning to attend Miami University of Middletown

$1,500 Lauren Baird  

$1,000 Joshua Barrett

$1,250 Christopher Hammond

$1,000 Jon Lawson

$1,250 Safa Shahwan

Presenter: Kevin Aldridge 

Award: Renewable for one year each 

 

 

 

Media Center Aide Award

Awarded to a Senior Media Center Aide who has a CGPA of 3.5 or higher and exemplifies the qualities of a dedication to service to others. The student must be responsible, hard-working, and trustworthy. He/she must also demonstrate a positive attitude and the ability to take instruction well.

Cody Neace

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $500.00

 

Don Viel Memorial Award
Awarded to a worthy band member.

Lauren Baird

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $50.00

 

Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority

Awarded to an outstanding senior art student

Courtney True

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $50.00

 

The Middletown Kiwanis Music

Awarded to a senior planning a career in a music field.

Hannah Robbins Ruth Schweitzer

 Award Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $225 and a Certificate

 

The Middletown Kiwanis Memorial Award 

Awarded to a senior of good character who has given to their school and community.

 Logan Stanger

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $225 and a Certificate

 

The Middletown Kiwanis Memorial Golden Rule Award

Awarded to a senior of good character and who  sets afine example of patriotism and good will.

Gwyneth Heinkel

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $225 and a Certificate

 

Thelma Brooks Memorial Award

Awarded to a worthy senior, creative and has leadership values

Ashley Chasteen 

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $25.00

 

W.E. Davis Award

Awarded to a senior in memory of a former Monroe HS Principal who has demonstrated good citizenship 

Logan Stanger

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $50.00

 

American Legion Post #218 Citizenship Award 

One boy and one girl who have demonstrated good citizenship.

Alex LintonMegan Sparkman

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $25.00 each and a Medal

 

 

Ruth Yinger Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to two Monroe High School graduating Seniors (one male and one female) who have shown outstanding character and leadership, and the students have effectively used his or her time and skills to benefit the community and school.

Hannah Robertson, Logan Stanger

Presenter: Bob Millisor

Award: $1,000.00 each

 

 

Athletic Awards

Dave Bauer, Athletic Director

 

Monroe Athletic Boosters Club

Awarded to 6 seniors based on sports participation, citizenship, references and interview

Courtney Forkner , Elle Tolliver, Payton Kraus, Nicholas Streibick, Logan Stanger, Christopher Hammond

Presenter: Mary Griffin

Award: $500 (Paid directly to the College), Certificates 

Honoree: Pam and Rob Kilburn 

 

Brent Davidson Memorial Senior Boys Soccer Player

Awarded to a senior boys soccer player in memory of  Brent Davidson, a Monroe Graduate

Nicholas Streibick

Presenter: Rocky Sebastian

Award: $500 and Certificate

 

Joe Nuxhall Foundation Award

Awarded to 2 senior athletes on the basis of sportsmanship and scholarship

Emilee Ledford, Logan Stanger

Presenter: Dave Bauer

Award: $1,000.00 each, Certificates

 

Scott Cole Memorial Award

Awarded to a senior male athlete who has lettered in either football or wrestling and will be going on to college

Clayton Campbell

Presenter: Dave Bauer

Award: $838.63 and Plaque, Certificate

 

Kingdom Sports Center
This award is being presented to 2 senior athletes based upon the student’s scholastic achievements,athletic abilities, and most importantly, for being an outstanding role model to her/his fellow classmates at Monroe High School. 

Krysten Flick, Logan Stanger

Presenter: Dave Bauer

Award: $200.00 each, Certificates

 

 

Archie Griffin Award

Awarded to 2 seniors recognizing their outstanding sportsmanship

Cody Neace, Alicia Nelson 

Presenter: Dave Bauer

Award: FramedCertificate

 

Courageous Student Award

Awarded to a senior who have overcome obstacles to be successful 

Jayson Mulvihill

Presenter: Dave Bauer

Award: FramedCertificate

 

Ohio High School Scholar Athlete

Courtney Forkner

Presenter: Dave Bauer 

Award: Framed Certificate Cody Neace

 

Athletic Trainer Award

Dedication to the service of athletic training. Responsible, leader and have positive attitude.

Krysten Flick

Presenter: Dave Bauer

Award: Plaque

 

Alex Fultz Memorial Award

Awarded to seniors who have shown  splendid sportsmanship

3rd Place Clayton Campbell Marissa Gibbs

2nd Place Brett Timming, Courtney Forkner

1st Place Patrick McIntosh, Sarah Chasteen

Presenter: Dave Bauer 

Award: Plaque 

 

Hornet of the year Award

3rd Place Devin King, Taylor Hartman

2nd Place David Routson, Emilee Ledford

 

1st Place Logan Stanger, Regan Taulbee

Award: Plaque 

 

 

Chuck Soule Character Award
Awarded to a senior athlete who displays ethical strength and high character.

Krysten Flick

Presenter: Dave Bauer

Award: $300.00

This Senior Class of 2011 has been offered scholarships and awards totaling: $ 2,959,081.87 

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