Garden City High School seniors were honored at the Senior Awards Night on May 2.
The following students are Kansas Board of Regents Curriculum Completers. They include: Andrew Aguirre, Itzel Arreola, Allyson Becker, Giselle Benitez, Adela Benitez-Hernandez, Josephine Calzonetti, Natalie Camacho, Brian Carrera, Juliana Casas, Abigail Castanon-Arroyo, Alexis Castillo, Daniel Chacon, Yoana Chairez, Kaitlyn Chappel, Reigan Crawford, Brandie Cruz, Amanda Currie, Meghan Espinosa, Edith Flores, Jailene Garcia, Marleny Guardado-Hernandez, Sandra Guzman, Kimberly Hermosillo, Gage Hodges, Jasmin Jimenez-Gonzalez, Kaylee Keller, Jack Koehn, Georgia Kohlhorst, Luz Labra, Duy Nguyen, McKensi Peitz, Kaj Perez, Priscila Picazo, Amanda Powers, Megan Powers, Evelyn Ramirez, Luis Rodriguez Zarate, Anna Roth, Anaelisa Seijas, Sara Shill, Julio Solis-Hernandez, Megan Strecker, Adisyn Swan, Raul Tornero, Kameron Wildeman and Andrew Yi.
Kaitlyn Chappel and Amanda Currie are Designated Kansas State Scholars. These students have completed the scholars’ curriculum and are in the upper 30 percent of qualified curriculum completers. The scholars’ average grade-point average is 3.9 and average ACT score is 31.
Seniors who achieved a 4.0 GPA include: Kade Brennaman, Kaitlyn Chappel, Pauline La, Amanda Powers, Megan Powers and Grace Schmidt.
Amanda Currie is Kansas ACT Scholar for a score of 32 or above. Megan Powers received the Kansas Governor Award for Community Service. David Arteaga and Beth Guymon received the KSHSAA Citizenship Awards. Garret Doll and Josie Calzonetti received the GCHS Outstanding Senior Athlete Award.
The Marines presented the Semper Fidelis Award to Keenan Nelson, the Scholastic Excellence Award to Kade Brennaman and Kaitlyn Chappel and the Distinguished Athlete Award to Jasper Partin and Reigan Crawford.
GCHS presented achievement awards to the seniors in its various academies.
In the Public Service Academy, Lance Allred, Julietta Corpus Ochoa and Laura Ibarra Arreguin were named Outstanding Students. Brittney Ellerman and Hunter Manley earned Citizenship awards and Devin Tula and Marc-Anthony Martinez won Academic or Leadership awards. The Pathway Achievement Awards were given to Raylyn Swank for Teaching/Training; Laura Malagon Palacios for Early Childhood, Daniella Torresfor Law and Lance Allred for Finance.
In the Health Academy, Grace Schmidt, Kylee Hipp, and Amanda Powers received the Most Outstanding award, Beth Guymon and Reigan Crawford received the Citizenship award, Jorge Ochoa won the Most Improved Academic or Leadership award, Kade Brennaman and Megan Powers completed Pathways requirements and Keenan Nelson and Jack Koehn were honored in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, areas.
In the Trades Academy, Raegan Linenberger, Brandon Martinez, Abby Murrell and Kevin Perez were named Outstanding Trade Academy Students, Ruben Castro Outstanding Agriculture Student, Ann Douglass Outstanding Drafting Student, Trey Caffee Outstanding Engineering Student, James Ortiz Outstanding Welding Student. Thomas Turpin was given the award for Most Improved Academic or Leadership and Gonzalo Alcantar was honored for Citizenship.
In the Arts and Communications Academy, Lorenz Rincones and Kimberly Loya-Enriquez were named Outstanding Students, Brandon Smith and Abbigayle Ramirez were awarded for Top Performing Art and Javier Cervantes and Kaci Bunch awarded for Top Visual Art. Kevin Mendoza and Alissa Sauseda were honored for Citizenship and Gage Hodges and Amanda Currie for Academic or Leadership.