Grant Career Center has proudly recognized the 162 seniors who completed their career training requirements and earned their career and technical certificates from the Career Center. The students received their diplomas from their home high schools of Bethel-Tate, Felicity-Franklin, New Richmond, or Williamsburg.
The Senior Recognition and Award Ceremony was held on the Career Center grounds on Thursday, May 20. Students, parents, guests, and Career Center staff celebrated the academic achievements of the students as they completed the secondary phase of their education. Students received their Career and Technical Education Certificates and Career Passports in the ceremony that concluded their training at Grant.
Students named as Outstanding Senior in each of their respective programs were William Boys, Auto Collision; Brittany Mason and Christopher Barrett, Horticulture; Jerod Weber, College Tech Prep Engineering Design; Courtney Pringle, College Tech Prep Allied Health Science; Charles Hance and Chelsey Stonerock, Culinary Careers; Matthew Warren, Jerrid Lee and Daniel Lindsey, Metal Fabrication;
Elizabeth Osborne, Medical Information Tech; Megan Hicks, Business and Finance; Ashley Gast and Taylor Malott, Cosmetology; Kayla Shook, The Teacher Academy; Jacob Bunch, Automotive Service Technology; Richard Mattingly, Carpentry; and David Bowman, Cooperative Education.
Other awards presented during the Ceremony included the James Lumpkins Award for a student pursuing a career in the Military Service, received this year by Dillon Smith, Engineering Design. The Keith Boys Grant, a $500 scholarship, presented annually to an outstanding Engineering Design student pursuing education in that field, was given to Jerod Weber.
A $500 scholarship developed by the Grant Career Center staff, and designated as The Grant Faculty and Staff Award, was presented to eight outstanding seniors: Jenay Frederick and Chelsey Stonerock, Culinary Careers; Jenny Hoskins, Medical Information Tech; Stephanie Chaney, Morgan Gill, Anthony Goodrich and Sarah Morrow, The Teacher Academy; and Samantha Scott, College Tech Prep Allied Health Science.
Other scholarship awards include two Success Grants presented to Megan Hicks, Business and Finance; and Cory King, Engineering Design. The Jo Swarthout Memorial Award was presented to Jenay Frederick, Culinary Careers.
English Awards were presented by Gerald Bierly, Kathy Newman, and Jen Pfeffer to the following seniors: William Boys, Jacob Bunch (2), Trisha Casnellie, Megan Colwell (2), John Constable, Tim Dejarnett, Jenay Frederick, Ashley Gast (2), Jennifer Hoskins, Adrian Lilly, Daniel Lindsey, Taylor Malott, Brittany Mason, Nick Moore, Caleb Morgan, Elizabeth Osborne, and Paul Skinner.
Social Studies Awards were presented by John Swarthout and Steve Olivieri to David Bowman, Jacob Bunch, Megan Colwell, Jenay Frederick, Taylor Malott, Richard Mattingly, Courtney Pringle, Samantha Scott, and Matthew Warren.
Science Awards were presented by Kevin Miller and Nancy Weis to the following students: Jacob Bunch, Jenay Frederick, Colton Griffin, Megan Hicks, Jennifer Hoskins, Jerrid Lee, Taylor Malott, Brittany Mason, and Richard Mattingly.
Math Awards were presented by Earl Bradley, Marty Patrick and Ron Buckler to William Boys, Dylan Broach, Jacob Bunch, Crystal Dodson, Ashley Gast, Megan Hicks, Jerrid Lee, Richard Mattingly, Brittany Mason, and Courtney Pringle.
The following students completed the requirement of their career training curriculum and were presented with their Certificates of Completion from Superintendent Kenneth Morrison:
Allied Health Science: Randall Jacob Durbin, Mercedes Lynn Featherkile, Chase Leigh Gleason, Desiree Mary Planck, Courtney Louise Pringle, Crystal Marie Rayburn, Samantha Jo Scott.
Auto Collision: William Phillip Boys, Jameslee Cook, Kyle Estep, Kile Fleak, Kirtus Forbes, Colton Griffin, Patrick Haldeman, Robert Anthony McAfee, Nicholas Padgett, Branden Stacy, Mike Widmeyer.
Automotive Service Technology: Jacob Wade Bunch, Dustin Coyne, Mike David Hamblin, Ronald Moore, Jr., Kenny Edward Mullikin, William Bradley Shinkle, Paul William Skinner, Dylan Sturgill, Josh R. Vanderpool, Sohn Michael White.
Business and Finance: Cheyanne Baker, Samantha Lee Burdine, Megan Jean Colwell, Megan Renee Hicks, Katherine Elizabeth Kramer.
Carpentry: Jeremy Tyler Allphin, Sarah Renee Brunk, Michael Chase, Randall Scott Cloum, Timothy Paul Dejarnett, Mark Ryan Drew, Travis Nickolas Hull, Joshua Zane Lemar, Richard Mattingly, Nickolas Robert Moore, Kyle Proffitt, Robbin Spenser Shanklin, Joseph R. Turner.
Cooperative Education: Marcus W. Barber, David L. Bowman, Michael B. Crowe, Kristeena Marie Cruey, Samantha Elizabeth Cundiff, Nicholas B. Davidson, William Michael Earls, Crystal D. Evans, Samantha Nicole Fields, Sarah Elizabeth Fiscus, Ashley Blake Iker, Kody Ryan McCracken, Amber Mineer, Caleb P. Morgan, Jennifer Renee Oetzel, Carl Pollard, Arisa Nichol Ritchie, Travis Small, Zachary David Stiers, Chelsea Alexzandra West.
Cosmetology: Amanda Yvonne Biggs, Melanie Carter, Kayla Cummins, Ashley L. Gast, Katherine Higgs, Christina Marie Lasley, Taylor Malott, Katharine Louise Mofford, Kristen K. Moran, Kristen V. Morgan, Megan M. Raines, Ciara Hope Raper, Christina L. Smith, Raven Smith, Ashley Strunk.
Culinary Careers: Dylan Broach, Toni Danielle Broerman, Joseph Catron, Keith Dunham, Jenay Frederick, Christopher Lee Jones-Grove, Charles Lesley Hance, Cynthia Sierra Miller, Keith Allen Piast, Elizabeth Ryan Reffit, Andrew G. Sheldon, Thomas Sinclair, Princess April Sizemore, Chelsey Nichole Stonerock, Joshua Swader, Kristen Marie Sweet, Aaron E. Wilson.
Engineering Design: Matthew Wyatt Brown, Tyler Benjamin Hess, Shane Michael Housh, Cory Ryan King, Maxwell Sawyer McBride, Christopher Michael Shouse, Michael Lyle Skaggs, Christopher Dillon Smith, Jerod Lee Weber.
Horticulture: Christopher Barrett, Joseph William Barrett, John Wesley Constable, III, Adrian Michael Lilly, Brittany Nichole Mason, Kristina Annarose Sexton, Heather Weaver.
Medical Information Tech: Kelsey Rae Carter, Trisha Lynn Casnellie, Kirstie Elaine Cooper, Samantha Carol Cox, Crystal Jane Dodson, Tracy Michelle Faddis, Jennifer Nicole Hoskins, Courtney Lynn Jenkins, Cheyenne Nicole Norris-Lasley, Amber Lynn Manning, Sabrina Marie Nichting, Elizabeth Carolyn Osborne, Lauren Clare Petalver, Shelby Louise Taulbee, Lea Nicole Wedmore.
Metal Fabrication: Ahmad Ali Abdullah, Dominic Byus, Ray Coffey, Tyler Davis, Justin Dallas Green, Keith Herrin, Tory Jacobs, Jerrid Lee, Nick Legg, Daniel Lindsey, Jason Preston, Cody Roberts, Ryan Rose, Geoff Rutherford, Joey Smith, Steven Taulbee, Matthew Warren.
The Teacher Academy: Lacey Gayle Barr, Lauren Nicole Barr, Brandon Anthony Branson, Stephanie Marie Chaney, Brian Anthony Gelter, Morgan Mae Gill, Anthony Scott Goodrich, Sarah Kathleen Morrow, Hannah Rose Mullins, Tiffany Ann Payton, Kevin Christopher Poe, Kayla Nadine Shook, Emily Katherine Swisher, Elizabeth Gale Tremper, Jonathan Reid Wilson.