Warriors Earn $2.7 Million in Awards
The 174-student Class of 2012 graduates from Havre de Grace High School Thursday.
The 174 students in Havre de Grace High School’s Class of 2012 earned approximately $2.7 million in scholarships and awards.
That figure includes those scholarships awarded by college and universities that the graduates have opted not to attend.
A number of those awards were presented Wednesday morning during the senior awards ceremony in the auditorium.
Graduation is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at the Havre de Grace High School auditorium.
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Eight students were recognized as being in the top five percent of all students in Harford County, including: David Beck, Tony Cofrancesco, Tyler Cook, Marissa Moran, Jenna Newton, Rachel Rosenberg, Andrea Skaggs and Elise Starkey.
Another set of students was presented a chord to wear over their gowns to distinguish themselves for high academic achievement. That group included: Ryan Bastian, Kevin Blackburn, Rebecca Coates, Tony Cofrancesco, Tyler Cook, Woodrow Hower, Kaitlyn Husfelt, Brett Jewell, Amy Kahl, Hayley Kitts, Jenna Newton, Logan Poore, Emily Schall, Elise Starkey, Michael Whaley and Christopher Worrell
Other awards and scholarships as presented during the ceremony:
- MD General Assembly Recognition by Councilwoman Mary Ann Lisanti: Anthony Cofrancesco
- Meadowvale PTA Scholarship: Katie Bubb and Anthony Cofrancesco
- Black Youth In Action Award: Alyx McClelland and Jasmine Currie
- Brian Anthony Wilson Scholarship: Keith Sifford ($250), David Amici ($250), Emily Schall ($750), Robert Orzewicz ($1,250), Katie Bubb ($2,000), Anthony Cofrancesco ($2,000) and David Beck ($4,000).
- Chevron T. Pace Memorial Scholarship: Tyler Cook ($500)
- Cody G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship: Steven Ashman ($1,000)
- Cory A. Christie Memorial Scholarship: Tyler Coakley ($1,000), plus $100 each to 12 other students, including: Andrew Mieselwitz, Keith Siford, Renz Amato, David Beck, Elise Starkey, Tony Cofrancesco, Ceili Hering, Kattie Bubb, David Amici, Robert Orzewicz, Brett Jewell and Emily Schall
- Darlington Lions Club: Rebecca Coates ($1,000)
- Forton-Lee Memorial Scholarship: Tyler Coakley, Kelsey McRoberts, Andrew Meiselwitz and Dan Schoeberlein ($1,000 each)
- George Devine Memorial Student Service Humanitarian Award: Katie Bubb ($300)
- Harford County Branch NAACP Award, Bond-Chandler Memorial Scholarship: Jasmine Currie ($500)
- Harford County Retired School Personnel Association Scholarship: Elise Starkey ($3,000)
- Harford County Task Force Award: Chris Schulz
- Havre de Grace Chamber of Commerce Scholarship: Christopher Worrell and David Beck
- Havre de Grace Dance Program Scholarship: Kelsey McRoberts and Emily Schall ($500 each)
- Havre de Grace High School Class of 1961 Scholarship: Steven Ashman, Tyler Coakley and Elizabeth Martin
- Havre de Grace Lions Club Scholarship: Robert Orzewicz & Keith Sifford ($1,000 each)
- Havre de Grace Rotary Club Scholarship: Rebecca Coates & Ceili Hering
- International Test & Evaluation Association—Francis Scott Chapter: Tyler Cook ($1,500)
- Millard Tydings Memorial Student Service Award: Marissa Moran ($300)
- James Earl “Chief” Walker Memorial Dedicated Volunteer Award: Marissa Moran ($300)
- Jean & Roy Mentzer Scholarship Award: Marissa Moran
- Jovan Brooks Memorial Scholarship: Tony Cofranceso
- Leona Dorbert Memorial Scholarship: Kaitlyn White
- Masonic Charities of Maryland Scholarship: Brett Jewell ($1,000); Anthony Cofrancesco, Rachel Rosenberg and Keith Sifford ($500 each)
- Marlene Thomas Memorial Scholarship: Lillian Burrell, Ceili Hering, Kaitlyn Kane, Woodrow Hower ($1,000 each)
- Mary Brunner Memorial Scholarship: Katie Bubb
- Matthew Robert Pollitt Memorial Scholarship: Daniel Schoeberlein & Christopher Worrell
- Osman Memorial Scholarships: Katie Bubb & Tony Cofrancesco ($500 each)
- Mildred G. Stansbury Memorial Scholarship: Jasmine Currie ($1,000)
- Ruff Ross Education Fund: Tony Cofrancesco
- Havre de Grace High School Class of 2012 Book Scholarship: Tony Cofrancesco ($250)
- Wegman’s Scholarship: David Beck ($1,500/year)
- Havre de Grace Youth Soccer Scholarship: Rachel Rosenberg ($500)
- MD Senatorial Scholarship Committee Scholarship: Christopher Askew
- Soroptomist International Scholarship of Havre de Grace: Kaitlyn White
- Glenn W. Wylie Memorial Scholarship: Robert Orzewicz ($2,000)
- Army commitment: Corey Waugh ($76,620) and Alonzo Ferguson ($71,028)
- Army National Guard commitment: Adam Lilly
- Marines awards: Daniel Shoeberlein, Tyler Coakley (Distinguished Male Athlete Award), Emily Schall (Distinguished Female Athlete Award), Keith Sifford (Semper Fidelis Award for musical excellence)
- Marines commitment: Bradley Butler, Thomas Butler, Michael Ermer, Joshua Knausman, Briana Pennington, Nathaniel Skidmore and Brenden Swain
- Scholastic Letterwinners: Renz Amato, David Amici, Rachel Brown, Katie Bubb, Tyler Coakley, Rebecca Coates, Tony Cofrancesco, Amanda Combe, Tyler Cook, Jasmine Currie, Megan Fisher, Hayley Kitts, Janae Manuel, Elizabeth Martin, Andrew Meiselwitz, Jenna Newton, Robert Orzewicz, Zac Patterson, Rachel Rosenberg, Emily Schall, Andrea Scaggs and Elise Starkey.
- Theater program pins: Cheyenna Wilde, Brandis Bellamy, Keith Sifford, Abdul Abass and William James
- Theatre ribbons: Elise Starkey and Andrea Scaggs
- Excellence in singing/acting: Elise Starkey and Abdul Abass
- Souza Award: Elizabeth Martin
- Arian Award: Steven Ashman
- Armstrong Jazz Award: Adam Lilly
- Patrick S. Gilmore Award: Christopher Worrell and Keith Sifford
- National School Choral Award: Cheyenna Wilde
- National School Orchestra Award: Katie Bubb
- Mock Trial Award: Tony Cofrancesco & Alyx McClelland
- Distinguished Service Pin: David Beck, Marissa Argentino, Tyler Cook, Woodrow Hower, Andrea Scaggs, Jenna Newton, Rachel Rosenberg and Christopher Worrell
- Distinguished Service ribbons: Katie Bubb, Tony Cofrancesco, William James, Elizabeth Martin, Alyx McClelland and Elise Starkey
- Senior Scholarship Award: Tyler Cook (4.22 GPA)
- Senior School Service Award: Katie Bubb
- Citizenship Award: Kwanisa Mahon
- Athletic Award: Marissa Moran & David Beck
- Perfect Attendance Medallion: Jasmine Currie
- Mathematics Award: Tyler Cook
- Social Studies: Rebecca Coates
- Performing Arts: Elise Starkey
- Business: Jenna McDonnell
- Art Award: Jade McDonnell
- Tehcnology: Christopher Churn
- Foreign Language: David Amici
- Physical Education: Tyler Coakley
- Work Experience: Ashley Webber
- Culinary Arts: Kenneth Strong
- Professional Childcare: Kwanisa Mahon
- All-School Award: Tony Cofrancesco, Elise Starkey, Alyxandra McClelland
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