Amelia students commit to colleges

May 15th, 2009    Author: Staff Report    Filed Under: News

Some of the top seniors at Amelia High School were recognized Friday, May 1, as they signed letters of intent to attend the colleges of their choice. The event was held in the Performing Arts Center.

Representatives from area colleges were on hand to welcome the students and meet with their family members during the event.

“Today we recognize the great work of these young people,” said West Clermont Superintendent Gary Brooks. “They have received help from their teachers along the way this year. This is an important day and we are proud of your accomplishments.”

The top academic achievers from Amelia High School and their choice of college include Michelle Andrews, Clark University; Katherine Bachman, Jessica Lehn and Kelsi Wood, Northern Kentucky University; Lori Coulson, Christina Courts, Jordin Eberhard, Lindsay Kirschner, David Ruggiero and Mike Scholle, University of Cincinnati; Jacklyn Crofts, Otterbein College; Shelby Cummings, Wittenberg University; Jacquelin Deatherage, College of Mt. St. Joseph; Summer Dixon, Jill Fronk, Alexis Halkiu, Kristen Mauch, Hetal Patel and Sarah Stapleton, Ohio State University; Katherine Hart, Case Western Reserve; Andrew Johnson, Xavier University; Allisyn Owens and Sarah Vinson, Marshall University; Nicole Gayle Robertson, Ohio University; Morgyn Robinson, University of Kentucky and Stephanie Rothman, Indiana University.

Amelia High School students who signed with the college of their choice on May 1 include, front row, from left, Allisyn Owens, Jessica Lehn, Sarah Vinson, Jacquelin Detherage and Jackie Crofts; back row, Michael Scholle, Kelsi Wood, Hetal Patel, Stephanie Rothman and Summer Dixon.
Representatives from each of the colleges were at the event to welcome the students and presented them with T-shirts from their future schools. Many of the students had been accepted at a number of colleges and universities and were required to make their selection by May 1.

This is the second year that Amelia High School has held an academic signing for their top students. Students scholarships this year totaled $2.3 million.

A reception was held for the students and their families following the ceremony.
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