PERFECT ATTENDANCE – EHS Perfect Attendance Awards went to (L-R) Laura Bacilio, Eduardo Contreras and Julie Trevino during the EHS Academic Awards Program held May 20th in the EHS auditorium. --COURTESY PHOTO | LUANN SHIPMAN
PERFECT ATTENDANCE – EHS Perfect Attendance Awards went to (L-R) Laura Bacilio, Eduardo Contreras and Julie Trevino during the EHS Academic Awards Program held May 20th in the EHS auditorium. --COURTESY PHOTO | LUANN SHIPMAN

EHS senior Jack Griffin led the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of Eldorado High School’s 2019 Academic Awards Program, held in the high school auditorium on Monday, May 20th.

EHS senior Christine Lindsey led the prayer and SCISD High School Principal Perry Graves welcomed the parents and family members to the program.

Awards were presented to students in recognition of scholastic achievement throughout the-2018-2019 school year.

Health Science Technology II Awards were presented by Vicki Farmer. Receiving Certified Nursing Aide Certificates were Ali Aranda, Laura Coronado, Regina Alvizo, Erika Sanchez, Destinny Sandate, Payton Whitten, Heather Cuenca and Evalyn Mejia.

Science Awards were presented by teachers Lindsey Parker and Hilary Choate. Highest Average Chemistry – Abigail Lopez, PreAP Chemistry – Logan Moore, Forensics – Kathryn Shipman, AP Chemistry – Jack Griffin. Rising Scientist - Esme Cruz, Maria Gallegos and Victoria Pina.

Life Science Awards: Highest Average in AP Biology - Julio Narvaez; Highest Average in Pre-AP Biology - (tied) Jonathan McGee and Natalie Fuentes; Highest Average in Anatomy & Physiology - (tied) Emmie Grace Mynatt and Payton Whitten; Rising Scientist Award (very high work ethic and achievement) - Julie Trevino.

Family Consumer Sciences (FCS) and FCCLA Awards were given by teacher Leah Gonzalez. FCCLA Awards: Perla Aranda, Kianna Arispe, Esme Hill, Ali Aranda, Leo Leija, Jazmin Clifton, Katelyn Gamez and Erika Sanchez; Principals of Hospitality Awards - Jennifer Sanchez, Nuvea Hernandez, Kevan Covarrubiaz and Annika Hernandez; Culinary Arts Award - Jackie Covarrubiaz, Jessi Taylor, Kimberly Martinez and Natalie Fuentes; Most Dedicated Award - Leo Leija, Hope Barajas, Yatzari Narvaez and Hunter Meador.

English: Top Student, AP English - Jack Griffin; Creative Writing Award - Alyna Saenz; Top Student Pre-AP English I - Natalie Fuentes; Allusion Award - Jordan Gonzales; Top Student, English III - Angela Alegria and Grammar Perfectionist Award - Yasmine Vasquez.

Highest Average for the 2018-19 school year by class: Freshman - Jonathan McGee; Sophomore - Logan Moore; Junior - Benjamin McGee; and Senior - Jack Griffin.

The Perfect Attendance Award went to Laura Bacilio, Eduardo Contreras and Julie Trevino.

The Masonic Lodge #890 Lamar Medal Award went to Jack Griffin and Layton Spinks presented by Phil Edmiston and Joel Brazzel.

The Daughters of the American Revolution Citizenship Award and the History Award went to Jack Griffin.

UIL Scholar Awards (Top 10 Percent) went to Jack Griffin, Christine Lindsey and Payton Whitten.

Texas Education Award for Highest Average went to Jack Griffin.

Post 257 American Legion Awards went to Christine Lindsey and Jose Moya presented by Phil Edmiston.

Brenda Breece presented a Lions Club Academic Excellence medal to each recipient who achieved a grade point average of 90 or above in each class.

Freshman 90 and Above: Kianna Arispe, Reese Faull, Natalie Fuentes, Santiago Hernandez, Nuvea Hernandez, Emily Martinez, Jocelyn Massey, Jonathan McGee, Cooper Meador, Yatzari Narvaez, Yordy Olivan, Anali Reyes, Damian Romo, Jennifer Sanchez and Kali Soto.

Sophomore 90 and Above: Perla Aranda, Tanner Capps, Tyner Cheek, Jazmin Clifton, Aidan Dennis, Mario Hernandez, Esmeralda Hill, Mason Hutto, Leonela Leija, Josafine Lloyd, Abigail Lopez, Jadyn Martinez, Kimberly Martinez, Braedon McCants, Logan Moore, Juan Nava, Victoria Pina, Ashlyn Porter, Raul Sanchez and Julie Trevino.

Juniors 90 and Above: Angela Alegria, Laura Bacilio, Naomi Borrego, Jackie Covarrubiaz, Victoria DeHanis, Garrett Hariman, Samantha Lozano, Benjamin McGee, Codee Meador, Edgar Muniz, Emmie Mynatt, Lindy Sanchez, Patrick Self, Kathryn Shipman, Laura Suarez and Taner Swinford.

Seniors 90 and Above: Regina Alvizo, Ali Aranda, Colton Arendt, Hope Barajas, Laura Coronado, Heather Cuenca, Marisol De Luna, Cristina Estrada, Micaela Forlano, Edmundo Garcia, Jack Griffin, Riley Jones, Christine Lindsey, Jose Moya, Julio Narvaez, Dacey Roubison, Erika Sanchez, Alyssa Sandate, Destinny Sandate, Layton Spinks and Payton Whitten

In closing EHS Principal Perry Graves announced the Highest Average for the 2018-2019 school year for any grade level went to senior Jack Griffin.
Many organizations presented scholarships at the program. They included:
UIL Scholarships awarded to Jack Griffin, Christine Lindsey and Layton Spinks. Each received $500.
Phylis Sauer presented the Sherry Lux Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500 to Yasmine Vasquez.
National Honor Society Finalist Scholarship in the amount of $3,200 went to Jack Griffin.
Eldorado Woman’s Club President Cathy Niblett presented Christine Lindsey, Destinny Sandate and Payton Whitten each a $1,000 Eldorado Woman’s Club Scholarship.
Mitzi Sessom Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $500 each went to Micaela Forlano and Christine Lindsey. Payton Whitten received $1,000 and Julio Narvaez received $2,000.
Christy Arendt Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 went to Evalyn Mejia and Dacey Roubison.
Niblett’s Oilfield Service representative TJ Rodriguez handed out $4,000 in scholarships. Receiving $500 scholarships were Laura Coronado, Micaela Forlano, Christine Lindsey, Julio Narvaez, Dacey Roubison, Alyssa Sandate, Destinny Sandate and Payton Whitten.
San Angelo Area Foundation Scholarships went to Edmundo Garcia, $500; Layton Spinks, $1,500; Jacqui Lozano $2,000; Jack Griffin, $10,000 and Christine Lindsey $12,000.
Eldorado Game Association gave $2,000 scholarships to ten seniors. They were Alexandria Aranda, Laura Coronado, Cristina Estrada, Micaela Forlano, Jack Griffin, Christine Lindsey, Julio Narvaez, Dacey Roubison, Erika Sanchez and Payton Whitten.
$1,000 Masonic Lodge #890 Scholarships went to Christine Lindsey, Julio Narvaez and Payton Whitten presented by Lodge members Phil Edmiston and Joel Brazzel.
Vicki Farmer representing the Schleicher County Rodeo Association, presented $500 scholarships to Julio Narvaez and Payton Whitten.
Melissa Truelove, representing Beta Sigma Phi, presented $500 scholarships to Julio Narvaez and Payton Whitten.
Jorge Medrano Scholarships in the amount of $500 went to Marisol De Luna Jose Moya. A $1,000 scholarship went to Erika Sanchez.
Felicia Rivera, representing West Central Wireless presented Evalyn Mejia with a $500 scholarship.
• $500 Lion’s Club scholarships went to Jack Griffin, Christine Lindsey, Julio Narvaez and Payton Whitten.