Awards given to top students
Below is a list of all the awards handed out to seniors at Aspen High School during a special ceremony last week. Each teacher handed out awards, so the awards are broken up by category.Underneath each teacher’s name are the students who received awards.Cerena ThomsenJohn Stewart for improvement in attitude toward English; Jacqui Samborski for speech; and Lauren Gillen for creative writing.Janis DybdahlCotton Koehler for French 3; Alex Fortier and Andy Trautner for French 4. All three awards were for outstanding participation, enthusiasm and initiative to rise to the standards set for them.Kathie BursonSean Braisted, David Gull and Nicole Hernandez, for academic excellence and outstanding achievement in AP French V.Ian WagnerFallon Feast for excellence in Alg 3 Trig; Sara Stotts for excellence to the end in Alg 3 Trig; Alex Brough for outstanding improvement; and Sean Braisted, Jeff Erwin, Andy Trautner and David Rodman for the Knowledge Bowl.Kathy KlugFritz Clausen, Trent Youngling and Fallon Feast for Senior Seminar; Nicki Boelens, Bree Walker, Jessica Hirsch, Brittaney Moon, Nicole Hernandez, Heather Jordan and Tomas Machado for Outreach Service; Dusty Spence, Kaylee Bowlby and Katie Roach for Service to a Teacher; and Maile Wade and Melinda Engleman for service to her class.Carol SamesMaile Wade, Sean Braisted and Lizzie Suiter for State Farm/CHSAA Most Valuable Participants.Judy WrigleyRamsey Parry and Scott Tarbet for Spanish 4 awards.Emily BakkerFallon Feast for P.E. and Fitness.Jamie HozackBrittaney Moon for Effort and Achievement in Technical & Applied Mathematics.Nancy HaddadMaureen Fox, Katie Barabe, Sean Braisted, Bree Kimmel, Jacqueline Pearlstone, Kristin Purnell and Lauren Taddune for being yearbook editors.Dave ConarroeAndy Trautner for Outstanding student for IB Economics; Nicole Hernandez for Outstanding Marketing Student; and Lindsay Landis and Melinda Engelman for Outstanding work on the Newspaper.Nancy RoachJenna Bruce, Maureen Fox, Andy Trautner and David Rodman for Creative Writing.Steve KetchumShawn DeWolfe for Top Male PE Student; and Fallon Feast for Top Female PE Student.Marc WhitleyAndy Trautner and Lindsay Landis for Physics Achievement Award.Linda LaffertyAracely Garcia, Tomas Machado and Miguel Aguirre for Honors in ESL.Hilary PetersonAnna Walker for Achievement in Creative Writing; and John Stewart for Most Improved Attitude towards English.Travis MooreNate Walla and Jenna Bruce for Recognition in Earth Science; and Brittany Biebl for Recognition in Ecological LiteracySusan McKinneyDavid Gull and Andy Trautner for AP Calculus AB; and Sean Braisted, Tanya Helmus and Lindsay Landis for Math Analysis.Charlie AnastasMaureen Fox and Sam Beach for Outstanding Achievement Spanish 3; John Stewart for Most Improved Attitude in Spanish 3; Kathryn Eastley, Lizzie Suiter and Katie Foran for AP Spanish and Outstanding Achievement; and Evan Sorok and Sara Stotts for Love of the Language AP Spanish.
Despite being a big star, Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen has frequently connected with the young AVSC athletes while training at Aspen Highlands over the years.