2008 Senior Awards list
Eudora High School had its fifth annual senior honors ceremony and dinner May 10 at the school.
Students were recognized for being on the honor roll, having perfect attendance, scholarships offered and for being Kansas Scholars.
Special awards and local scholarships were also awarded.
Students in the top 10 percent of the 2008 senior class include Emily Ballock, Anthony Barta, Chelsea Carnagie, Jacob Cox, Connor Hartpence, Logan Hartpence, Kimberly Scherman, Michelle Smith, Kayci Vickers, Heather Whitten.
Those who completed the Kansas Scholars recommended curriculum were Morgan Abel, Erik Ahlen, Emily Ballock, Anthony Barta, Kristen Becker, Whitney Box, Brittne Carey, Morgyn Carey, Chelsea Carnagie, Lauren Colman, Jacob Cox, D.J. Fritzel, Connor Hartpence, Logan Hartpence, Jordan Katzfey, Catherine Klotz, Elaina Kouri, Sasha Lund, Mai Nguyen, Kimberly Scherman, Michelle Smith, Brian Talbert, Nick Tillman, Kayci Vickers, Loryn Walrod, Isaac Welsh, Kaitlyn Werst and Heather Whitten.
Morgan Abel, Emily Ballock, Anthony Barta, Jacob Cox, Connor Hartpence, Logan Hartpence, Kimberly Scherman, Michelle Smith, Kayci Vickers, Heather Whitten were designated as Kansas Scholars for completing the Kansas Scholar curriculum and having a high index score determined by the Board of Regents based on grade point average and ACT score.
Connor Hartpence and Kayci Vickers were recognized by the state as Kansas ACT Scholars for achieving a 32 or higher on the ACT test.
Members of the Senior Advisory Committee were Emily Ballock, Anthony Barta , Morgyn Carey, Chelsea Carnagie, Connor Hartpence, Logan Hartpence, Catherine Klotz, Kimberly Scherman, Michelle Smith, Dustin True, Kayci Vickers, Heather Whitten.
Other awards and scholarships:
Outstanding English student Brian Talbert; Outstanding Science student Kayci Vickers; Outstanding Art Student Stafanie Wingebach; Outstanding Digital Imaging Student Anthony Barta; and Outstanding Spanish IV student Connor Hartpence.
Senior Student Council awards were given to Connor Hartpence, President; Logan Hartpence, Vice-President; Chelsea Carnagie, Secretary; Emily Ballock and Matthew Abel Fall Homecoming Coordinators; Morgn Carey and Michelle Smith Dance Coordinators; Dustin True Publicity, Connor Hartpence and Logan Hartpence Video Yearbook Producers, and Daniel Parish, Travis Clarke, and Whitney Box class officers/representatives.
Army Scholar Athlete Award was presented to Emily Ballock and Morgan Abel.
Emily Ballock was the Wendy's National High School Heisman Scholar-Athlete winner from EHS. Emily also was named a top twenty finalist for the State of Kansas.
Marine Corps Awards: Distinguished Athlete Award- Emily Ballock and Morgan Abel, Scholastic Excellence Award- Kayci Vickers and Connor Hartpence, Semper Fidelis Award-Whitney Box and Josh Blaisdell.
Kansas City Star Scholar Athlete Award- Emily Ballock
KSHSAA Citizenship Award- Michelle Smith and Morgan Abel
Dale M. Dennis Excellence in Education Award- Connor Hartpence
Principal's Leadership Award- Michelle Smith.
Kayci Vickers and Connor Hartpence were named to the Lawrence Journal-World All-Academic Team.