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GMS announces awards

Posted Monday, July 27, 2020 —

 

Geneva Middle School announced the following 2020 Awards:

Top Award Band

  • Nicharee Cokic

Achievement Award Band

This award goes to the 8th grade student who has shown a dedicated interest in Band and who puts forth 100% all the time.

  • Matthew Catucci

Louis Armstrong Award

The Louis Armstrong Jazz award is presented to an eighth grade student that excels at performing genres associated with jazz.

  • Desmond Carson

Top Award Art

  • Keira Waters
  • Sophia Cosentino

The Student Art Award

In recognition of artistic talents, this 8th grade student’s art pieces will be matted, framed and hung in Geneva Middle School for posterity to appreciate and enjoy.

  • Brielys Santiago

Top Awards Technology

Graphic Design

  • Yomary Vidal-Escalera

Computer Graphics

  • Desmond Carson

Top Awards Physical Education

  • Kaitlyn Wright
  • Corey Bailey

Achievement Award Physical Education

This award goes to the 8th grade student who has shown a dedicated interest in PE and who puts forth 100% all the time.

  • Sophia Cosentino
  • Dominic Russ

Top Award Spanish

  • Kathyrn Strojny
  • Kheyah Grant

Achievement Award Spanish

This award goes to the 8th grade student who has shown a dedicated interest in Spanish and who puts forth 100% all the time.

  • Evan Brinson-Merced

Top Mandarin Award

  • Sheng-Qi Wei

Top Award French

  • Nicharee Cokic

Achievement Award French

This award goes to the 8th grade student who has shown a dedicated interest in French and who puts forth 100% all the time.

  • Kayla Vosburg

Top Award Latin

  • Alexis Greene

The Denise Breedlove Memorial Award

This award is given to an 8th grade student who demonstrates a love of languages. This hard working student looks for ways to make connections beyond the classroom and seeks out opportunities to further her language learning.

  • Kheyah Grant

Top Award ELA

  • Gerard Humiston
  • Sophie Augustine

Achievement Award ELA

This award goes to the 8th grade student who has shown a dedicated interest in ELA and who puts forth 100% all the time.

  • Alexis Martin
  • Evan Brinson-Merced

Top Award Math

This award goes to the top student in the Intro to Algebra class.

  • Nicharee Cokic
  • Zoelin Streeter

Achievement Award Math

This award goes to the 8th grade student who has shown a dedicated interest in Math and who puts forth 100% all the time.

  • Jah-Vayah Draheim
  • Neveah Hudson

Top Award Algebra

This award goes to the top student in the 8th grade Integrated Algebra class.

  • Tristan Hagel

Achievement Award Algebra

This award goes to the 8th grade student who has shown a dedicated interest in Algebra and who puts forth 100% all of the time.

  • Sophia Cosentino

Top Award Science

  • Victor Colon

Achievement Award Science

This award goes to the 8th grade student who has shown a dedicated interest in Science and who puts forth 100% all the time.

  • Zoelin Streeter

Triple C Award

The Triple C Awards Program recognizes students who demonstrate their CHARACTER, COURAGE and COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING SOCIETY. We recognize this student for showing a tremendous dedication to learning, to their families, to their community and to their classmates.

  • Rachel Cohrs

About Face Award

….for exhibiting the most positive changes in attitude, behavior and scholastic achievement during time spent at GMS.

  • Tah’Naya Davis

Student Council Award

In recognition of valuable contributions during three years of Geneva Middle School’s Student Council.

  • Strummer Dunn

Mary Fabrizi History Award

This award is given in memory of former history teacher Mary Fabrizi, to an 8th grade student with a love & appreciation of history.

  • Tristan Hagel

Dream! Reach! Succeed!

These awards represent 8 Conditions that make a difference. This is a national student aspirations award program. This program allows students to dream about their future and take steps toward reaching their goals.

Belonging

The students who receive this award welcome students into school and the classroom; help others feel more valued & safe at school; work towards building a positive school climate.

  • Aidan Cupelli,
  • Kaitlyn Combs,
  • Alexis Greene,
  • Gerard Humiston,
  • Taliyah Jackson,
  • Anthony Lopez,
  • Jack McCormack,
  • Julian Watkins

Heroes

The students who receive this award are positive role models; inspire others to excel and listen to and value others’ ideas.

  • Corey Bailey,
  • Leo Cohrs,
  • Camren Derby-Lynch,
  • Kheyah Grant

Sense of Accomplishment

The students who receive this award continually try to do their best; succeed in ways that are not typically recognized; persevere in all situations and hold citizenship as a key belief.

  • Jeremy Askin,
  • Evan Brinson-Merced,
  • Jenna Chambers,
  • Jeremiah Gardiner,
  • Au’Jalai Sapp,
  • Kayla Vosburg

Fun and Excitement

The students who receive this award are engaged in learning and share enthusiasm  and energy with others.

  • Desmond Carson,
  • Lauren Champlin,
  • Nicharee Cokic,
  • Jack McCormack,
  • Derek Nieves Vazquez,
  • Julian Watkins,
  • Paul Williams

Curiosity and Creativity

The students who receive this award are inquisitive enough to ask “why?” and imaginative enough to ask “why not?”. They are active learners who desire to explore unknown areas.

  • Rachel Cohrs,
  • Joseph Hart,
  • Anthony Lopez,
  • Aiden Paris,
  • Elisabeth Porschet,
  • Kaleb Torres

Spirit of Adventure

The students who receive this award are willing to take a chance and push boundaries to succeed and they readily take on positive, healthy challenges without a fear of failure.

  • Evan Brinson-Merced,
  • Tah’Naya Davis,
  • Reynaldo DeJesus,
    Rowan Magee,
  • Thomas McNicholas

Leadership & Responsibility

The students who receive this award are unafraid to make a decision; will stand behind a choice and take ownership of the choice made; express their ideas and are willing to accept the consequences of their actions.

  • Matthew Catucci,
  • Sarah Graham,
  • Tristan Hagel,
  • Gerard Humiston,
  • Brielys Santiago,
  • Kathryn Strojny

Confidence to take action

The students who receive this award set goals and take necessary steps to meet them; have a positive & healthy outlook on life; look inward vs. outward for approval.

  • Isabella Bonventre,
  • Avery Clair Goulet,
  • Au’Jalai Sapp,
  • Rashaly Serrano-Camacho,
  • Zoelin Streeter,
  • Savannah Townsend