Middle School honorS & achieveMenTS ACADEMIC YEAR 2011-2012

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Middle School honorS & achieveMenTS ACADEMIC YEAR 2011-2012

Kaitlyn Christine Eastman ...................................... Northwest Missouri State UniversityNorthwest Missouri State University Tower Scholar AwardNorthwest Missouri State University Out-of-State Achievement ScholarshipNorthwest Missouri State University Midwest Student Exchange Program AwardZachary Elijah Ehresman ............................................................ Creighton University (NE)Creighton University Founders AwardCreighton University Ignatius of Loyola ScholarshipECYBERMISSION: Application of Science, Math, and Technology ScholarshipConAgra Mike Harper Leadership ScholarshipFrontier Academic All-Conference AwardBritt Elizabeth Fossum ................................................................. Columbia University (NY)National Merit ScholarshipNational Merit Finalist ScholarAdvanced Placement Scholar with DistinctionOmaha World-Herald All-State Academic TeamOmaha World-Herald Outstanding Scholar AwardFrontier Academic All-Conference AwardLeigh Jacqueline Gustafson.................................................................. Cornell College (IA)Cornell College ScholarshipKenneth Martins Harvey.................................................University of Colorado at DenverMolly Ann Helm ............................................. School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)School of the Art Institute of Chicago Recognition Merit ScholarshipOmaha World-Herald Key Staffer Journalism AwardGoeffrey Caudill Kuhn ....................................................................... Columbia College (IL)Ruohao “Jay” Li ........................................................................... Marquette University (WI)Marquette University Ignatius Academic Achievement ScholarshipFrontier Academic All-Conference AwardHaley Barrett Mathews............................................................. Rockhurst University (MO)Rockhurst University Deans ScholarshipFrontier Academic All-Conference Award4


Precious Ebonee Moore ...................................................... Berklee College of Music (MA)Horatio Alger National ScholarshipTanzi Alexis Propst.............................................................. University of Missouri ColumbiaRebekah Rose Schaefer........................................................... William Jewell College (MO)William Jewell College Presidential ScholarshipWilliam Jewell College Music AwardAdvanced Placement ScholarForrest James Selvey .................................................................... Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana State University Academic Scholars Nonresident AwardECYBERMISSION: Application of Science, Math, and Technology ScholarshipAdvanced Placement ScholarSaif Mohammed Shah .....................................................................Creighton University (NE)Creighton University AwardTalia Layne Simon............................................................................. Arizona State UniversityMaximillian John Suiter .......................................Washington University in St. Louis (MO)AXA Achievement ScholarshipFrontier Academic All-Conference AwardHendrick Dane Surbeck .................................................... Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)Gustavus Adolphus College Dean’s ScholarshipAdvanced Placement ScholarHau Trung “Alex” Tran ....................................................................... Purdue University (IN)Frontier Academic All-Conference AwardJonathan Quoc-Duy Trinh ..................................................... Northwestern University (IL)National Merit Northwestern University ScholarshipECYBERMISSION: Application of Science, Math, and Technology ScholarshipNational Merit Finalist ScholarAdvanced Placement Scholar with HonorOmaha World-Herald All Metro Academic Second TeamFrontier Academic All-Conference Award5


Special Senior AwardsPresented Honors DayMay 25, 2012Lisbeth Cherniak Award ...................................................................................... Britt FossumPresented to the senior girl with the highest academic averageScott M. Bowie Award .................................................................................... Jonathan TrinhPresented to the senior boy with the highest academic averageCarol Ann Swanson Award ............................................................................. Haley MathewsPresented to the senior girl who, in the judgment of the faculty, exemplifiesthe highest ideals of the schoolJohn H. Bruce Award ................................................................................. Zachary EhresmanPresented to the senior boy who, in the judgment of the faculty, exemplifiesthe highest ideals of the schoolM.L. Gilmore Award..........................................................Samantha Bray, Kaitlyn EastmanPresented to that member of the senior class whose achievements best exemplifythe spirit, determination, and commitment to succeedThe Cheer Award .............................................................................................. Forrest SelveyPresented to that member of the senior class who has contributed most to a cheerfulschool atmosphereChaplain’s Award* ........................................................................................... Geoffrey KuhnPresented to that member of the senior class who best exemplifies the spiritand tradition of the chapel programHeadmaster’s Award** .................................... Christopher Ames, Taylor White-WelchenPresented to the boy or girl of the senior class whose personal achievementsand contributions to the school merit special recognition* Student Vote ** Headmaster’s selection with input from faculty7


Upper School Academic AwardsPresented Honors DayMay 25, 2012Award for Excellence in the Study of English................................................................................. Britt FossumAwards for Outstanding Contribution toSpeech.............................................................................................................................. Christopher AmesVisual Arts.............................................................................................................................. Molly HelmVocal Music.........................................................................................................................Geoffrey KuhnInstrumental Music......................................................................................................................Saif ShahActing.................................................................................................................................... Austin TaylorTechnical Theater...................................................................................................................Ally WashkaAwards for Excellence in the Study of Foreign LanguagesFrench..................................................................................................................................... Britt FossumLatin....................................................................................................................... Taylor White-WelchenSpanish.................................................................................................................................Samantha BrayAward for Excellence in the Study of History................................................................................. Britt FossumAward for Excellence in the Study of Journalism............................................................................ Molly HelmAward for Excellence in the Study of Mathematics..................................................... Linda Liu, Andrew ChenAward for Significant Achievement in Physical Education.................................................... Robert GoetschkesAward for Excellence in Robotics.................................................................................................Samantha BrayAward for Excellence in the Study of Science................................................................................. Britt FossumAward for Excellence in the Study of Technology.................................................................Alexander Wilson8


Headmaster’s ListAcademic Year 2011-2012Class of 2012Christopher AmesGrace BartelsSamantha BrayDale ChongJoshua CohenZachary EhresmanBritt Fossum-SummaHaley MathewsJonathan TrinhNicole Vazquez-ChanlatteRuben ZendejasClass of 2013Alison Brockman-SummaMaxwell BulsAndrew ChenDenise DantzlerEmma Hussain-SummaJohn Jordan-SummaLinda Liu-SummaChristopher MathewsRyan SegurMichael ZhongClass of 2014Leslie AtkinsonEmily BergquistChloe Dana-SummaJulian DavisTyler EhresmanChristina FossumBradley HutchingsDavid KarimiAustin KentMercedes KentMina PanDavid RichGabe SchatzJack SmithSydney WoodsJessica ZhouClass of 2015William Calderon-SummaPedro CastroCaravaggio Caniglia-SummaRobert GoetschkesCharlotte HedicanBlythe LustTommy MillerAnjali Murthy-SummaDiamonde O’ConnorJordan ProbyTenley PropstMaggie WeedmanKatie WiegandCamilo ZapataKatie ZhengLauren ZimmermanNational Honor Society MembersSophomoresEmily BergquistGrace BydalekChloe DanaJulian DavisChristina FossumBradley HutchingsDavid KarimiAustin KentMercedes KentWellesley MichaelZoe PengGabe SchatzAlly WaskhaSydney WoodsJuniorsMadison AlbersAlejandro AndersonAlison BrockmanAndrew ChenDenise DantlzerJohn DavisEmma HussainNK IbemesiJohn JordanLinda LiuChristopher MathewsLorenzo RiveraRyan SegurBriana SimusaAisha YappSeniorsChristopher AmesGrace BartelsSamantha BrayMolly BurkleyDale ChongJoshua CohenZachary EhresmanBritt FossumRuohao “Jay” LiHaley MathewsTanzi PropstRebekah SchaeferSaif ShahMaximillian SuiterHau Trung “Alex” TranJonathan TrinhNicole Vazquez-ChanlatteTaylor White-Welchen9


Upper School Honors and AchievementsAcademic Year 2011-2012Scholastic and LeadershipNational Merit Finalist.......................................................................................... Britt Fossum, Jonathan TrinhNational Merit Scholarship Commended Student............................................................................ Joshua CohenU.S. Presidential Scholar Nominee....................................................................................................Britt FossumHoratio Alger Award..................................................................................................................... Precious MooreAdvanced Placement Scholar with Distinction (2010-2011)......................................... Emily Chen, Britt FossumAdvanced Placement Scholar with Honor 2010-2011)......................Katie Gurtis, Paul Harding, Carey Hughespatrick Riley, Jonathan Trinh, Tory Wilson, Stephen WoodsAdvanced Placement Scholar (2010-2011)..................................... Christopher Ames, Joshua Cohen, Bret Perryrebekah Schaefer, Sonya Schindler, Allison Simkins, Dane SurbeckOmaha World-Herald All-State Academic Team...............................................................................Britt FossumOmaha World-Herald All-Metro Academic Team.............................................................................Britt FossumOmaha World-Herald Nebraska Academic Team Second Team...................................................... Jonathan TrinhOmaha World-Herald Nebraska Academic Team Honorable Mention................. Samantha Bray, Joshua CohenRotary Club of Omaha-West Outstanding Senior Award............................................................ Samantha BrayCornhusker Boys’ State Representatives........................................................................Andrew Chen, J.B. DavisNebraska School Activities Association “Believer & Achiever”............... Samantha Bray, Zachary EhresmanExchange Club Outstanding Sophomore..........................................................................................Sydney WoodsFrontier Conference Academic All-Conference ................Christopher Ames, Grace Bartels, Samantha Braydale Chong, Alexander Coakley, Joshua Cohen, Zachary EhresmanBritt Fossum, Ruohao “Jay” Li, Haley Mathews, Forrest Selveymaximillian Suiter, Hau Trung “Alex” Tran, Jonathan Trinh, Yuxin “Sophia” Wangtaylor White-Welchen, Ruben ZendejasHugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Forum (HOBY)................. Grace Bydalek, Christina Fossum, Mercedes KentYouth Urban League of Nebraska African-American Leadership Award....................... Taylor White-WelchenPGA Ryder Cup Junior Academy........................................................................................................... Aisha Yapp10


Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra................................................................................... Precious MooreNebraska Diversity Leadership Symposia............................................................................................ Julian DavisWoodmen of the World Award in American History................................................................. Alison BrockmanUNL/UNO Centers for Economic Education Outstanding Economics Student............................. Emma HussainSummer Arts Festival Honorable Mention.......................................................................................Andrew ChenSummer Arts Festival Award of Merit..........................................................................................Ruben ZendejasSummer Arts Festival Framing Award............ Charlotte Hedican, Molly Helm, Tommy Miller, Amelia WoodUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln Nebraska Young Artist Award....................................................Andrew ChenAcademic DecathlonNebraska State Competition, Small School Division2nd place overall.................................................................................................... Brownell-Talbot School3rd place, Super Quiz...............................................................................................Brownell-Talbot School.B-T Top Scorer Overall......................................................................................................Alison Brockman.Honors1st place, Essay................................................................................................................ Alison Brockman1st place, Speech............................................................................................................... Alison Brockman2nd place, Speech................................................................................................................Emily BergquistScholastic3rd place, Art......................................................................................................................Ruben Zendejas2nd place, Essay......................................................................................................... Alexander Plambeck1st place, Interview.................................................................................................... Alexander Plambeck3rd place, Interview...............................................................................................................Briana Simusa3rd place, Math......................................................................................................... Alexander PlambeckVarsity3rd place, Art........................................................................................................................... Julian Davis3rd place, Economics...................................................................................................................... Zoe Peng2nd place, Essay............................................................................................................................. Zoe Peng2nd place, Language & Literature...............................................................................................J.B. Davis2nd place, Math............................................................................................................................. Zoe Peng3rd place, Math.............................................................................................................................J.B. Davis3rd place, Science..................................................................................................................... Julian Davis2nd place, Speech...................................................................................................................... Julian Davis11


ChessNebraska State Scholastic Chess Championship 1st place.....................................................Caravaggio CanigliaMetro Chess East Division Tournament 2nd place.....................................................................Brownell-TalbotEvan Bloemer, Caravaggio Caniglia, Robert Goetschkesnathaniel Hallagan, Kenneth Harvey, Christopher Mathews, Lorenzo RiveraMetro League 4th place...............................................................................................................Brownell-TalbotEvan Bloemer, Caravaggio Caniglia, Robert Goetschkesnathaniel Hallagan, Kenneth Harvey, Christopher Mathews, Lorenzo RiveraFine ArtsHeadmaster’s Rally for the ArtsPerforming and Visual Artists and Technical CrewChristopher Ames Leslie Atkinson Emily Bergquist Samantha BrayGrace Bydalek Denise Dantzler powers Dicus Shannan KaribuhoyeKaitlyn Eastman Heather Feng charlotte Hedican molly HelmJohn Jordan david Karimi madison Kelley mercedes KentGeoffrey Kuhn Linda Liu wellesley Michael Jessica PuetzGabe Schatz ryan Segur talia Simon tripp SkuttAustin Taylor Hau Trung “Alex” Tran Jonathan Trinh Ally WashkaAisha Yapp camilo Zapata lauren ZimmermanFall Play — “The Pink Panther Strikes Again”Cast and CrewLeslie Atkinson Emily Bergquist Evan Bloemer Samantha BrayKaitlyn Eastman Heather Feng christina Fossum ian GauppKenneth Harvey Charlotte Hedican Mia Hopkins John JordanDavid Karimi madison Kelley mercedes Kent Blythe LustHaley Mathews Gabe Schatz ryan Segur talia SimonAustin Taylor Ethan Van de Water Yuxin “Sophia” Wang Ally WashkaMaggie Weedman Katie Wiegand camilo Zapata lauren ZimmermanSpring Musical — “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”Upper School Cast and CrewLeslie Atkinson Emily Bergquist Evan Bloemer Samantha BrayGrace Bydalek Denise Dantzler powers Dicus Shannan KaribuhoyeKaitlyn Eastman Heather Feng christina Fossum Kenneth HarveyCharlotte Hedican David Karimi madison Kelley mercedes KentCarsen Kesick Geoffrey Kuhn linda Liu pilli MallenHaley Mathews Tanzi Propst tenley Propst Jessica PuetzGabe Schatz ryan Segur talia Simon tripp SkuttAustin Taylor Hau Trung “Alex” Tran Ally Washka Katie WiegandAmelia Wood Aisha Yapp camilo Zapata michael ZhongLauren Zimmerman12


Frontier Conference Art Exhibit Students with art on Display...................................................................................Leslie Atkinson, Alison Brockman, Molly BurkleyAndrew Chen, Dale Chong, Sophie Hamel, Molly HelmEmma Hussain, John Jordan, Kenzi Larkin, Danny Miller, Mina PanAlly Washka, Maggie Weedman, Katie WiegandNebraska State Art Award (Gold)........................................... Molly Helm, Sadie Rich, Maximillian Suiter (2)Nebraska State Art Award (Silver)................................... Molly Helm (3), Haley Mathews (2), Tommy MillerFrontier Conference Music Competition Honor Concert Band....................................................................................Emily Bergquist, Evan Bloemer, William Calderonnate Cheney, Alexander Coakley, Austyn Hughes, Geoffrey Kuhn, Christopher MathewsAnjali Murthy, Ryan Segur, Ethan Van de Water, Amelia Wood, Camilo ZapataDistrict Music CompetitionSuperior Rating, Gold Tones Jazz Band..........................................................................Brownell-TalbotSuperior Rating, Raider Blues Jazz Band.......................................................................Brownell-TalbotSuperior Rating, Choir.....................................................................................................Brownell-TalbotOutstanding Performance Award, Piano Solo.............................................................................Linda LiuOutstanding Performance Award, Vocal Solo.................................................................. Grace BydalekOutstanding Performance Award, Vocal Duet.........................................Charlotte Hedican, Linda LiuSuperior Rating, Vocal Solo.........................................................................................Charlotte HedicanSuperior Rating, Vocal Duet.................................................................. Megan Harrell, Katie WiegandSuperior Rating, Vocal Duet...................................................................Grace Bydalek, Geoffrey KuhnSuperior Rating, Vocal Quintet..........................................................Christopher Ames, Grace BydalekCcharlotte Hedican, Linda Liu, Ryan SegurExcellent Rating, Piano Solo................................................................................................Heather FengExcellent Rating, Violin Solo.................................................................................................. Ryan SegurExcellent Rating, Vocal Solo.........................................................Sarah Harrison, Wellesley MichaelRrebekah Schaefer, Lydia Schieuer, Yuxin “Sophia” WangNebraska Music Educators’ Association All-State Chorus Alternate......................................Sarah HarrisonNebraska Music Educators’ Association All-State Orchestra First Violin .................................... Ryan SegurNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State...........................................Linda Liu, Ryan SegurInstrumental Best Attitude............................................................................................................ Geoffrey KuhnInstrumental Most Improved............................................................................................................ Camilo ZapataBand Letters Presented~Denise Dantzler Geoffrey Kuhn gabe Schatz ryan SegurEthan Van de WaterCertificates of Participation~Emily Bergquist Evan Bloemer william Calderon nate CheneyAlexander Coakley Austyn Hughes christopher Mathews Anjali MurthyAmelia Wood Camilo ZapataStrings Certificates of Participation~Symphony Davis Saif ShahVocal Most Improved............................................................................................................... Wellesley MichaelVocal Best Attitude......................................................................................................................Kenneth Harvey13


Vocal Music Letters Presented~Christopher Ames Evan Bloemer grace Bydalek charlotte HedicanGeoffrey Kuhn Ruohao “Jay” Li linda Liu wellesley MichaelRebekah Schaefer Gabe Schatz ryan Segur lydia SchieuerKatie Wiegand Jessica ZhouCertificates of Participation~Alejandro Anderson David Bakos Emma Banse Arielle BloemerIan Gaupp robert Goetschkes R. William Gustafson Megan HarrellSarah Harrison Kenneth Harvey Jordan Kerrey Blythe LustJordan Proby Tanzi Propst tenley Propst Jessica PuetzDavid Rich lorenzo Rivera Briana Simusa lauren TimsEthan Van de Water Dustin Waggoner Yuxin “Sophia” Wang Aisha YappMichael ZhongJournalismColumbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Medal..............................................................2010-2011 TriangleNebraska High School Press Association Cornhusker Award................................................2010-2011 TriangleOmaha World-Herald Key Staffer Award.......................................................................................... Molly HelmNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State.................................Britt Fossum, Emma Hussain2012-2013 Yearbook Editorial StaffEditor-in-Chief....................................................................................................................... Emma HussainManaging Editors....................................................................................Arielle Bloemer, Sydney WoodsCopy Editor............................................................................................................................. Ally WashkaSports Editors................................................................................................ Tyler Ehresman, Jack SmithPhoto Editor........................................................................................... Austin Kent, Wellesley MichaelDesign Editors..................................................................................................................... Mercedes KentBusiness Managers.................................................................................. Michaela Higgins, David Karimi2012-2013 Literary Magazine Editors.................................................................... Mercedes Kent, Ally Washka2012-2013 On-Line Student Newspaper Editor-in-Chief.............................................................. Christina FossumMathAmerican Mathematics Competition1st place, AMC-10.................................................................................................................... Jessica Zhou1st place, AMC-12..................................................................................................................Andrew ChenBrownell-Talbot Math Contest3rd place, Freshman Division......................................................................................Caravaggio Caniglia4th place, Sophomore Division.................................................................................................. Jessica Zhou3rd place, Junior Division.................................................................................................... Michael Zhong4th place, Junior Division..............................................................................................................Linda Liu5th place (tie), Individual.................................................................................................... Michael Zhong6th place, Individual......................................................................................................................Linda Liu14


2nd place, SET Game.....................................................................................................................Linda Liu2nd place, Team test............................................................................................... Brownell-Talbot TeamIowa Western Community College1st place, 12th Grade Team........... Joshua Cohen, Zachary Ehresman, Ruohao “Jay” Li, Jonathan Trinh2nd place, 11th Grade Team.......................Alison Brockman, Andrew Chen, Linda Liu, Michael Zhong3rd place, 9th/10th Grade Team................................... Caravaggio Caniglia, Arlie Myers, Jessica ZhouNorthwest Missouri State Math OlympiadTeam2nd place, Senior Division.........................................Samantha Bray, Britt Fossum, Ruohao “Jay” Li,Hao Trung “Alex” Tran, Yuxin “Sophia” Wang1st place, Junior Division.......................................................................Andrew Chen, Michael Zhong1st place, Sophomore Division................................................David Bakos, Arlie Myers, Jessica ZhouIndividual3rd place, Senior Division.................................................................................... Yuxin “Sophia” Wang10th place, Senior Division................................................................................................Britt Fossum4th place, Junior Division.............................................................................................. Michael Zhong5th place, Junior Division.................................................................................................Andrew Chen1st place, Sophomore Division............................................................................................. Jessica ZhouUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln Math Day1st place, Class C................................... Brownell-Talbot — Andrew Chen, Linda Liu, Michael Zhong1st place, Class C Quiz Bowl...................................................................................... Brownell-talbot —caravaggio Caniglia, Britt Fossum, Jonathan TrinhNo. 9 Male Score in State................................................................................................... Michael ZhongRoboticsNebraska State Tournament, All-School2nd place.............................................................................................................. Brownell-Talbot SchoolQualified for U.S. National Tournament and World TournamentTeam 1028C...................... Caravaggio Caniglia, Robert Goetschkes, Jordan Proby, Lauren ZimmermanTeam 1028D............................................. Christina Fossum, Zoe Peng, Nathaniel Hallagan, Joshua ZhuScienceeCybermission1st place, Nebraska..............................................Charlotte Hedican, Blythe Lust, Ethan Van de Water2nd place, Nebraska.................................................................Ian Gaupp, Anjali Murthy, Camilo ZapataGreater Nebraska Science & Engineering FairGold Medal, Engineering.......................................................................................................Andrew ChenNational Society of Professional Engineers Innovative Engineering Award......................Andrew ChenNebraska Section, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 1st place Special Award...........................................................................................................................................Andrew Chen15


UNL Acoustical Society of America 2nd place Special Award...........................................Andrew ChenNebraska City Rotary $500 Scholarship..............................................................................Andrew ChenMetro Science and Engineering Fair1st place, Microbiology/Cell Science.................................................................... Taylor White-Welchen3rd place, Engineering............................................................................................................Andrew Chen3rd Place, Medicine and Health............................................................................................... Ryan SegurSpeech — Class C-2 State ChampionsVarsity MVP.................................................................................................................................... Jonathan TrinhNovice of the Year.............................................................................................................................. Sophie HamelNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State....................... Alison Brockman, Jonathan TrinhNebraska State Speech Tournament Champions1st place, Overall............................................................................... Brownell-Talbot Yakking Raiders4th place, Duet Acting.................................................................................. Grace Bydalek, John Jordan2nd place, Entertainment.................................................................................................... Jonathan Trinh5th place, Entertainment................................................................................................. Christina Fossum3rd place, Extemporaneous............................................................................................. Alison Brockman4th place, Humorous............................................................................................................ Jonathan Trinh1st place, Informative...........................................................................................................Forrest Selvey2nd place, Informative........................................................................................................Emily Bergquist3rd place, Oral Interpretation of Drama.....................................Alejandro Anderson, Emily BergquistSophie Hamel, John Jordan3rd place, Oral Interpretation of Drama....................................Christopher Ames, Charlotte HedicanJessica Puetz, Austin Taylor3rd place, Persuasive.......................................................................................................Christopher Ames1st place, Poetry............................................................................................................................Linda Liu11th place, Poetry................................................................................................................... Sophie Hamel1st place, Serious Interpretation of Prose........................................................................ Denise Dantzler2nd place, Serious Interpretation of Prose......................................................................... Grace BydalekNSAA District Speech Contest Champions1st place, Overall............................................................................... Brownell-Talbot Yakking Raiders2nd place, Duet Acting.................................................................................. Grace Bydalek, John Jordan1st place, Entertainment..................................................................................................... Jonathan Trinh3rd place, Entertainment................................................................................................. Christina Fossum2nd place, Extemporaneous............................................................................................. Alison Brockman1st place, Humorous............................................................................................................. Jonathan Trinh1st place, Informative.........................................................................................................Emily Bergquist2nd place, Informative..........................................................................................................Forrest Selvey1st place, Persuasive........................................................................................................Christopher Ames3rd place, Persuasive.....................................................................................................................Linda Liu1st place, Oral Interpretation of Drama.....................................Christopher Ames, Charlotte HedicanJessica Puetz, Austin Taylor2nd place, Oral Interpretation of Drama.....................................Alejandro Anderson, Emily BergquistSophie Hamel, John Jordan16


2nd place, Oral Interpretation of Poetry............................................................................. Sophie Hamel3rd place, Oral Interpretation of Poetry....................................................................................Linda Liu1st place, Serious Interpretation of Prose.......................................................................... Grace Bydalek2nd place, Serious Interpretation of Prose....................................................................... Denise DantzlerFrontier Conference Tournament Champions1st place, Overall............................................................................... Brownell-Talbot Yakking Raiders1st place, Dramatic................................................................................................................. Amelia Wood2nd place, Dramatic.................................................................................................................. Eros Shreve1st place, Duet Acting................................................................................... Grace Bydalek, John Jordan2nd place, Duet Acting......................................................................Alejandro Anderson, Austin Taylor1st place, Entertainment.................................................................................................. Christina Fossum4th place, Entertainment....................................................................................................... Joshua Cohen1st place, Extemporaneous.............................................................................................. Alison Brockman2nd place, Extemporaneous.........................................................................................Caravaggio Caniglia1st place, Humorous............................................................................................................. Jonathan Trinh3rd place, Humorous.......................................................................................................... Denise Dantzler1st place, Informative...........................................................................................................Forrest Selvey3rd place, Informative........................................................................................................Emily Bergquist1st place, Oral Interpretation of Drama.....................................Christopher Ames, Charlotte HedicanJessica Puetz, Austin Taylor2nd place, Oral Interpretation of Drama.....................................Alejandro Anderson, Emily BergquistSophie Hamel, John Jordan1st place, Persuasive......................................................................................................................Linda Liu2nd place, Persuasive....................................................................................................... Alison Brockman1st place, Poetry..................................................................................................................... Sophie Hamel2nd place, Poetry..............................................................................................................Maggie WeedmanLetters Presented~Christopher Ames Alejandro Anderson Emily Bergquist Alison Brockman .Grace Bydalek Caravaggio Caniglia Nate Cheney Joshua Cohen.Denise Dantzler Christina Fossum ian Gaupp Sophie HamelCharlotte Hedican John Jordan linda Liu Anjali MurthyJessica Puetz forrest Selvey Eros Shreve Austin Taylor.Hau Trung “Alex” Tran Jonathan Trinh Amelia WoodCertificates of Participation~Maxwell Buls William Calderon Kevin Henry Michaela HigginsDavid Karimi maddie Klinger Brandon Leinen Wellesley MichaelDiamonde O’Connor Maggie Weedman Sydney Woods Katie ZhengLauren ZimmermanWorld LanguagesNational French ContestTop 25 percent in Nebraskalevel I, 10th place......................................................................................Nicole Vazquez-Chanlattelevel II, 3rd place..........................................................................................................Anjali Murthylevel II, 4th place............................................................................................................. Ally Washka17


level II, 7th place..................................................................................................Caravaggio Caniglialevel II, 8th place..................................................................................................Diamonde O’Connorlevel II, 9th place (tie)..................................................................... Charlotte Hedican, Eros Shrevelevel II, 10th place........................................................................................................... Pedro Castrolevel III, 10th place .................................................................................................... Symphony Davislevel V, 1st place ................................................................................................Shannan Karibuhoyelevel V, 2nd place.............................................................................................................Britt Fossumlevel V, 7th place................................................................................................................Dale Chonglevel V, 10th place................................................................................................... Rebekah SchaeferNational AwardsLevel II, 10th place...............................................................................................................Anjali MurthyLevel V, 5th place.......................................................................................................Shannan KaribuhoyeNational Latin Exam, StatewideSumma Cum Laude, Latin I....................................................................................................... Julian DavisMaxima Cum Laude, Latin I..............................................................Anjali Murthy, Diamonde O’ConnorMaxima Cum Laude, Latin II............................................. Alison Brockman, Denise Dantzler, Zoe PengMagna Cum Laude, Latin I............................................................................................Bradley HutchingsMagna Cum Laude, Latin III............................................................................................... Mercedes KentCum Laude, Latin I....................................................................................Jack Smith, Wellesley MichaelCum Laude, Latin IV.............................................................................................. Taylor White-WelchenCertificate of Merit, Latin I.................................................................................................... David BakosCertificate of Merit, Latin III................................................................................................... Aisha YappCertificate of Merit, Latin IV...........................................................................................Leigh GustafsonNebraska Junior Classical League Latin ConventionCertamen1st place, Latin I................................. Bradley Hutchings, Julian Davis, Anjali Murthy, Jack Smith2nd place, Latin II....................Alison Brockman, Denise Dantzler, Stephen Knofczynski, Zoe PengAdvanced Reading Comprehension3rd place, Latin II...................................................................................................... Alison Brockman1st place, Latin III......................................................................................................... Mercedes KentDerivatives2nd place, Latin I...................................................................... Christina Fossum, Bradley Hutchings3rd place, Latin I.................................................................................................... Wellesley Michael4th place, Latin II........................................................................................................ Denise Dantzler4th place, Latin III............................................................................................................... Cami OylerHeptathlon3rd place, Latin II.................................................................................................................... Zoe PengRoman Life & History1st place, Latin I......................................................................................................Bradley Hutchings2nd place, Latin II.................................................................................................................... Zoe Peng2nd place, Latin III..................................................................................................................J.B. Davis4th Place, Latin III........................................................................................................ Mercedes Kent4th place, Latin IV................................................................................................. Maximillian SuiterVocabulary4th place, Latin II......................................................................... Alison Brockman, Denise Dantzler18


4th place, Latin IV................................................................................................. Maximillian Suiter2012-2013 State JCL Editor............................................................................................ Michaela Higgins2012-2013 State JCL Parliamentarian........................................................................................Jack Smith2012-2013 State JCL Technology Coordinator....................................................................... Julian DavisNational Spanish ExamNebraska State Awardslevel V–Outside Experience, 2nd place....................................................................... Jonathan Trinhlevel V–Outside Experience, 3rd place........................................................................... Joshua Cohenlevel IV–Outside Experience, 3rd place................................................................................Linda Liulevel IV–Outside Experience, 4th place ................................................................. Alison Brockmanlevel III–Bilingual, 2nd place..................................................................................... Lorenzo Riveralevel III–Outside Experience, 4th place.....................................................................Emily Bergquistlevel II–Bilingual, 3rd place........................................................................................ Camilo Zapatalevel II–Outside Experience, 3rd place.......................................................................... Amelia WoodNational Awardslevel IV–Outside Experience, Honor (73rd percentile)........................................................Linda Liulevel IV–Outside Experience, Honor (60th percentile).......................................... Alison Brockmanlevel IV–Regular, Honor (66th percentile)............................ Samantha Bray, Alexander Coakleylevel III–Bilingual, Silver (88th percentile).............................................................. Lorenzo Riveralevel III–Outside Experience, Honor (73rd percentile).............................................Emily Bergquistlevel III–Regular, Honor (64th percentile)......................................................................John Jordanlevel II–Bilingual, Honor (62nd percentile)................................................................ Camilo Zapatalevel II–Outside Experience, Silver (89th percentile)................................................... Amelia Woodlevel II–Outside Experience, Honor (72nd percentile).................................................... Blythe Lustlevel II–Outside Experience, Honor (66th percentile)........................................... William Calderonlevel II–Regular, Honor (69th percentile)................................................................. Michael Zhonglevel II–Regular, Honor (64th percentile)................................................................ Leslie Atkinsonlevel II–Regular, Honor (57th percentile).......................................................................Katie Zhenglevel II–Regular, Honor (55th percentile)............................................................Robert Goetschkes19


AthleticsOutstanding Female Athlete 2011-2012.....................................................................................Haley MathewsOutstanding Male Athlete 2011-2012.................................................................................. Zachary EhresmanCheerleadingNebraska State Cheer Camp - Cheer Division 1st Place..................................................Brownell-Talbot SquadNebraska State Cheer & Dance Competition, Sideline Routine, 2nd Place...................Brownell-Talbot Squad2011 UCA Xtreme Challenge (Iowa & Nebraska) - Fight Song 2nd Place.....................Brownell-Talbot Squad2011 UCA Xtreme Challenge (Iowa & Nebraska) - Game-Time Cheer 2nd Place..........Brownell-Talbot Squad2011 UCA Xtreme Challenge (Iowa & Nebraska) - Game-Time Dance 2nd Place..........Brownell-Talbot SquadBlue & Gold Award.......................................................................................................................Maddie KlingerCoach’s Dedication Award.............................................................................................................Arielle BloemerCoach’s Spirit Award................................................................................................................... Alison BrockmanAll-American Cheerleaders Honors..........................Arielle Bloemer, Alison Brockman, and Jennifer CocciaLetters Presented~Arielle Bloemer Dale Chong christina Fossum Christina FossumMaddie Klinger Wellesley Michael Anjali Murthy lauren TimsCertificates of Participation~Alison Brockman Grace Bydalek Jennifer Coccia Sophie HamelCarsen Kesick Tenley Propst maggie Weedman Sydney WoodsBasketball—GirlsFrontier Conference Regular Season Champions.......................................................... Brownell-Talbot SchoolFrontier Conference Tournament Champions................................................................ Brownell-Talbot SchoolMost Valuable Player....................................................................................................................Haley MathewsMost Improved Player...........................................................................................................................Chloe DanaSportsmanship Award........................................................................................................................ Grace BartelsJunior Varsity Most Valuable Player.............................................................................................Hannah EmeryJunior Varsity Most Improved Player............................................................................................ Hannah BrownJunior Varsity Sportsmanship Award................................................................................................... Blythe LustStudent Manager Award..............................................................................................Nicole Vazquez-ChanlatteOmaha World-Herald All-State, Honorable Mention.......................................Grace Bartels, Haley MathewsOmaha World-Herald All-Area Team Honorable Mention...............................Grace Bartels, Haley MathewsLincoln Journal-Star All-State, Honorable Mention..................................................................Haley MathewsFrontier All-Conference, First Team...........................................................................................Haley MathewsFrontier All-Conference, Second Team.......................................................................................... Grace BartelsFrontier All-Conference, Honorable Mention.............................................................................Molly BurkleyNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State...........................Grace Bartels, Haley MathewsLetters Presented~Grace Bartels Molly Burkley Jennifer Coccia chloe DanaHannah Emery Mercedes Kent Kenzi Larkin Haley MathewsCami Oyler20


Certificates of Participation~Hannah Brown Blythe Lust Sadie Rich Shannan KaribuhoyeStudent Manager Nicole Vazquez-Chanlatte Maggie WeedmanBasketball—BoysFrontier Conference Tournament Champions................................................................Brownell-Talbot SchoolMost Valuable Player............................................................................................................... Zachary EhresmanMost Improved Player........................................................................................................................ Joshua CohenSportsmanship Award................................................................................................................. Zachary EhresmanHustle Award...................................................................................................................................Ruben ZendejasOmaha World-Herald All-State, Honorable Mention............................................................ Zachary EhresmanOmaha World-Herald All-Area Team Honorable Mention.................................................... Zachary EhresmanLincoln Journal-Star All-State, Honorable Mention............................................................. Zachary EhresmanFrontier All-Conference, First Team...................................................................................... Zachary EhresmanFrontier All-Conference, Second Team.........................................................................................Ruben ZendejasFrontier All-Conference, Honorable Mention..................................................... Joshua Cohen, Forrest SelveyNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State........................Joshua Cohen, Zachary EhresmanLetters Presented~Dylan Burkley Joshua Cohen tyler Ehresman Zachary EhresmanWilliam Haskell NK Ibemesi Saif Shah forrest SelveyTripp Skutt Jonathan Trinh ruben ZendejasCertificates of Participation~William Calderon Jordan Kerrey Sean Mayo david RichJack Smithdylan WittCross CountryNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State............................................................John JordanLetters Presented~John Jordan tanzi Propst Tenley PropstCertificate of Participation~Briana SimusaFootballMost Valuable Player.................................................................................................................. William HaskellMost Improved Player............................................................................................................... Zachary EhresmanSportsmanship Award.......................................................................................................................Ruben ZendejasNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State................................................ Zachary EhresmanOmaha World-Herald Class C2 All-State Honorable Mention..........................................................Tripp SkuttOmaha World-Herald Class C2 All-Area Honorable Mention......................... Zachary Ehresman, Tripp SkuttOmaha World-Herald Class C2 All-District First Team, Defense............................................ William HaskellOmaha World-Herald Class C2 All-District First Team, Offense......................................................Tripp Skutt21


Letters Presented~Alejandro Anderson Dylan Burkley pedro Castro nate CheneyTyler Ehresman Zachary Ehresman Robert Goetschkes william HaskellNK Ibemesi David Karimi Austin Kent Jordan KerreySean Mayo Danny Miller tommy Miller Arlie MyersJordan Proby Lorenzo Rivera forrest Selvey tripp SkuttJack Smith Nate Tapp Hau Trung “Alex” Tran Jonathan VranaDylan WittRuben ZendejasCertificates of Participation~Student ManagersGrace Bartels Molly Burkley Joshua Cohen Hannah EmeryKenneth Harvey Ruohao “Jay” Li Haley MathewsBoys’ Golf22nd place, Individual Standings, Class C State Golf.................................................................Tyler Ehresman5th Place District Golf................................................................................................... Brownell-Talbot School10th place, Individual Standings, Districts...................................................................................Tyler EhresmanMost Valuable Player....................................................................................................................Tyler EhresmanMost Improved Player................................................................................................................. Dustin WaggonerSportsmanship...........................................................................................................................................David RichJunior Varsity Most Valuable Player............................................................................................ Jonathan TrinhJunior Varsity Most Improved Player........................................................................................ Dustin WaggonerJunior Varsity Sportsmanship............................................................................................................ Evan BloemerNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State...................................................... Jonathan TrinhLetters Presented~David Bakos tyler Ehresman david Rich Saif ShahJonathan Trinhdustin WaggonerCertificates of Participation~Evan BloemerGirls’ Golf1st place, Districts........................................................................................................... Brownell-Talbot SchoolSamantha Bray, Dale Chong, Kaitlyn Eastman, Britt Fossum, Talia SimonMost Valuable Player.................................................................................................................... Samantha BrayMost Improved Player.........................................................................................................................Britt FossumSportsmanship................................................................................................................................Kaitlyn EastmanJunior Varsity Most Valuable Player................................................................................................... Aisha YappJunior Varsity Most Improved Player.................................................................................................... Sadie RichJunior Varsity Sportsmanship....................................................................................................... Christina FossumNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State............................. Samantha Bray, Britt FossumLetters Presented~Samantha Bray dale Chong Kaitlyn Eastman Britt FossumTalia Simon22


Certificates of Participation~Emily Bergquist chloe Dana christina Fossum Sadie RichAisha YappBoys’ SoccerNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State......................................................... Pedro CastroLetters Presented~Pedro Castro Erik Kulp tommy MillerCertificates of Participation~Caravaggio Caniglia Powers Dicus danny Miller Michael ZhongGirls’ SoccerOmaha World-Herald All-State, Honorable Mention, Class B................................................. Denise DantzlerOmaha World-Herald Prep Notable.............................................................................................. Denise Dantzler2nd Leading Scorer, Class B........................................................................................................ Denise DantzlerLetters Presented~Chloe Dana denise Dantzler Hannah EmeryGirls’ SoftballCertificates of Participation~Ally Washkalauren ZimmermanSwimmingDistrict Swimming Meet State QualifiersBoys Team200-Yard Medley Relay..................................................................Maxwell Buls, Alexander Plambeck400-Yard Freestyle Relay..............................................................Maxwell Buls, Alexander PlambeckLetters Presented~Maxwell Buls michaela Higgins Alexander Plambeck Sophia WangCertificate of Participation~Emily Bergquistian Gaupp23


Boys’ TennisMost Valuable Player.............................................................................................................................David RichMost Improved Player.........................................................................................................................Powers DicusSportsmanship.............................................................................................................................................J.B. DavisNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State............................................Christopher MathewsNebraska Coaches Association Honorable Mention All-State..........................................J.B. Davis, David RichLetters Presented~J.B. Davis powers Dicus Christopher Mathews david RichSaif ShahCertificates of Participation~Caravaggio CanigliaCamilo ZapataGirls’ TennisMost Valuable Player.................................................................................................................... Samantha BrayMost Improved Player.................................................................................................................... Leslie AtkinsonSportsmanship............................................................................................................................... Alison BrockmanNebraska Coaches Association Honorable Mention All-State................................................... Samantha BrayNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State.......................Samantha Bray, Alison BrockmanLetters Presented~Leslie Atkinson Samantha Bray Alison Brockman dale ChongBritt Fossum Sadie Rich talia SimonCertificates of Participation~Emily Bergquist christina Fossum Sarah Harrison Michaela HigginsShannan Karibuhoye Linda Liu tenley Propst Sophia WangJessica Zhoulauren ZimmermanTrackState Meet — Class CGirls’ Results100-Meter Dash, 3rd place.....................................................................................Taylor White-Welchen200-Meter Dash, 3rd place....................................................................................Taylor White-WelchenTriple Jump, 18th place................................................................................................................ Aisha YappBoys’ Results400-Meter Relay, 14th place........................................................................Jordan Kerrey, Arlie MyersDistrict MeetGirls’ ResultsJordan Proby, Jonathan Vrana100-Meter Dash, 1st place.....................................................................................Taylor White-Welchen200-Meter Dash, 1st place.....................................................................................Taylor White-Welchen24


400-Meter Dash, 6th place................................................................................................Haley Mathews100-Meter Hurdles, 3rd place............................................................................................Mercedes Kent100-Meter Hurdles, 6th place........................................................................................... Jennifer Coccia300-Meter Hurdles, 5th Place..........................................................................................Haley Mathews300-Meter Hurdles, 4th place...............................................................................Taylor White-Welchen400-Meter Relay, 3rd place....................................................................Mercedes Kent, Haley MathewsTtaylor White-Welchen, Aisha Yapp1600-Meter Relay, 6th place.....................................................................Megan Harrell, Kenzi LarkinDdiamonde O’Connor, Nicole Vazquez-ChanlatteHigh Jump, 5th place................................................................................................................ Kenzi LarkinTriple Jump, 2nd place................................................................................................................. Aisha YappShot Put, 3rd place.............................................................................................................Haley MathewsBoys’ Results100-Meter Dash, 5th place...................................................................................................... Arlie Myers100-Meter Dash, 6th place...................................................................................................Jordan Kerrey200-Meter Dash, 6th place..................................................................................................... Jordan Proby400-Meter Dash, 6th place.................................................................................................... Jordan Proby300-Meter Hurdles, 5th Place............................................................................................. Andrew Chen400-Meter Relay, 1st place...........................................................................Jordan Kerrey, Arlie MyersJordan Proby, Jonathan Vrana3200-Meter Relay, 3rd place............................................................. Maxwell Buls, Zachary EhresmanJordan Proby, Ruben ZendejasHigh Jump, 6th place (tie).................................................................................................... Dylan BurkleyLong Jump, 3rd place................................................................................................................ Arlie MyersTriple Jump, 5th place......................................................................................................... Dylan BurkleyFrontier Conference MeetGirls’ ResultsConference Champions, 1st place........................................................................Brownell-Talbot School100-Meter Dash, 1st place.....................................................................................Taylor White-Welchen100-Meter Dash, 5th place..................................................................................................Mercedes Kent200-Meter Dash, 1st place.....................................................................................Taylor White-Welchen200-Meter Dash, 3rd place........................................................................................................ Aisha Yapp400-Meter Dash, 3rd place................................................................................................Haley Mathews400-Meter Dash, 6th place..............................................................................Nicole Vazquez-Chanlatte100-Meter Hurdles, 3rd place............................................................................................Mercedes Kent300-Meter Hurdles, 3rd place...............................................................................Taylor White-Welchen300-Meter Hurdles, 5th place...........................................................................................Haley Mathews400-Meter Relay, 1st place...................................................Mercedes Kent, Nicole Vazquez-ChanlatteTtaylor White-Welchen, Aisha Yapp1600-Meter Run, 3rd place................................................................................................. Anjali Murthy1600-Meter Run, 5th place.............................................................................................. Arielle Bloemer1600-Meter Run, 6th place..................................................................................................Lydia Schieuer1600-Meter Relay, 3rd place.....................................................................Megan Harrell, Kenzi LarkinAnjali Murthy, Nicole Vazquez-Chanlatte3200-Meter Run, 1st place.................................................................................................. Anjali Murthy3200-Meter Run, 2nd place.............................................................................................. Arielle Bloemer3200-Meter Run, 3rd place.........................................................................................Diamonde O’Connor25


3200-Meter Relay, 4th place................................................................... Arielle Bloemer, Kenzi LarkinAnjali Murthy, Lydia SchieuerHigh Jump, 2nd place............................................................................................................... Kenzi LarkinHigh Jump, 4th place.....................................................................................................Diamonde O’ConnorLong Jump, 2nd place................................................................................................................... Aisha YappTriple Jump, 1st place.................................................................................................................. Aisha YappTriple Jump, 5th place..................................................................................................Diamonde O’ConnorTriple Jump, 6th place..........................................................................................................Mercedes KentShot Put, 2nd place.............................................................................................................Haley MathewsDiscus, 6th place.................................................................................................................Haley MathewsBoys’ Results100-Meter Dash, 2nd place..................................................................................................... Arlie Myers100-Meter Dash, 6th place...................................................................................................Jordan Kerrey200-Meter Dash, 3rd place.................................................................................................... Jordan Proby200-Meter Dash, 4th place...................................................................................................Jordan Kerrey400-Meter Dash, 2nd place.................................................................................................... Jordan Proby400-Meter Dash, 5th place...................................................................................................Jordan Kerrey400-Meter dash, 6th place................................................................................................Drew Ketterson110-Meter Hurdles, 6th place........................................................................................... Jonathan Vrana110-Meter Hurdles, 4th place............................................................................................... Andrew Chen300-Meter Hurdles, 4th place.............................................................................................. Andrew Chen300-Meter Hurdles, 6th place.......................................................................................... Jonathan Vrana800 Meter Run, 4th place....................................................................................................Ruben Zendejas1600-Meter Run, 5th place.................................................................................................Ruben Zendejas400-Meter Relay, 2nd place..........................................................................Jordan Kerrey, Arlie MyersJordan Proby, Lorenzo Rivera1600-Meter Relay, 4th place............................................................... Dylan Burkley, William HaskellJonathan Vrana, Dylan Witt3200-Meter Run, 6th place........................................................................................Stephen Knofczynski3200-Meter Relay, 1st place.............................................................. Maxwell Buls, Zachary EhresmanJordan Proby, Ruben ZendejasDiscus, 5th place.........................................................................................................................NK IbemesiHigh Jump, 5th place............................................................................................................ Dylan BurkleyLong Jump, 1st place................................................................................................................. Arlie MyersLong Jump, 4th place........................................................................................................... Dylan BurkleyShot Put, 5th place.....................................................................................................................NK IbemesiTriple Jump, 4th place.............................................................................................................. Arlie MyersTriple Jump, 5th place............................................................................................................ Andrew ChenTriple Jump, 6th place......................................................................................................... Dylan BurkleyBoys’ Most Valuable Player............................................................................................................... Arlie MyersGirls’ Most Valuable Player.............................................................................................Taylor White-WelchenBoys’ Most Improved Player............................................................................................................. Andrew ChenGirls’ Most Improved Player.........................................................................................................Megan HarrellNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State, Boys............. Andrew Chen, Zachary EhresmanNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State, Girls..........................................Haley Mathews26


Letters Presented~Alejandro Anderson Arielle Bloemer Hannah Brown maxwell BulsDylan Burkley Andrew Chen Jennifer Coccia Joshua CohenSymphony Davis Zachary Ehresman Megan Harrell Kenneth HarveyWilliam Haskell NK Ibemesi mercedes Kent Jordan KerreyDrew Ketterson Stephen Knofczynski Kenzi Larkin ruohao “Jay” LiBlythe Lust Haley Mathews Anjali Murthy Arlie MyersDiamonde O’Connor Cami Oyler Jordan Proby lorenzo RiveraLydia Schieuer forrest Selvey Tripp Skutt Nicole Vazquez-ChanlatteJonathan Vrana Taylor White-Welchen Dylan Witt Aisha YappRuben ZendejasCertificate of Participation~Nate Cheney robert Goetschkes R. William Gustafson David KarimiAustin Kent Sean Mayo Jack Smith Joshua ZhuVolleyballMost Valuable Player..........................................................................................................................Katie ZhengMost Improved Player........................................................................................................................ Sophie HamelSportsmanship................................................................................................................Nicole Vazquez-ChanlatteJunior Varsity Most Valuable Player............................................................................................... Sophie HamelJunior Varsity Most Improved Player........................................................................................... Megan HarrellJunior Varsity Sportsmanship...........................................................................................................Hannah EmeryFrontier All-Conference First Team............................................................................................Haley MathewsFrontier All-Conference Second Team..................................................................... Katie Zheng, Sydney WoodsFrontier All-Conference Honorable Mention...............................................................................Hannah EmeryOmaha World-Herald Class C2 All-State, Honorable Mention.................................................Haley MathewsOmaha World-Herald Class C2 All-Area Honorable Mention...................................................Haley MathewsNebraska School Activities Association Academic All-State.....................................................Haley MathewsLetters Presented~Jennifer Coccia Hannah Emery Haley Mathews Nicole Vazquez-ChanlatteSydney WoodsKatie ZhengCertificates of Participation~Leigh Gustafson Sophie Hamel Megan Harrell Kenzi LarkinJessica PuetzAmelia WoodWeightliftingLifter of the Year................................................................................................................................ Austin KentMost Improved Lifter..........................................................................................................................Arlie Myers27


Middle School Academic AwardsPresented Honors DayMay 25, 2012Award for Excellence in the Study of English.................................................................................Rachel CruseAwards for Outstanding Contribution toSpeech............................................................................................................................Catherine AtkinsonVisual Arts............................................................................................................................ Julia FiksinskiVocal Music............................................................................................................................ Molly MyersInstrumental Music......................................................................................................... Rachel MazzottaTechnical Theater....................................................................................................................Anna BeckerAwards for Excellence in the Study of Foreign LanguagesFrench..................................................................................................................................Abhinav SureshLatin........................................................................................................................................ Elise SiffringSpanish.................................................................................................................................... Julia FiksinskiAward for Excellence in the Study of History..................................................................................Joshua BartzAward for Excellence in the Study of Mathematics...................................................................Adi TelikicherlaAward for Significant Achievement in Physical Education......................................Cheyenne Hanson, Reid RiseAward for Excellence in the Study of Science.................................................................................... Katie BevilAward for Excellence in the Study of Technology...................................................................David BredthauerEighth Grade ConvocationSpecial AwardsPresented May 30, 2012The Ann Pettis Award...........................................................................................Molly MyersPresented to the eighth-grade girl who, in the judgment of the faculty,exemplifies the highest ideals of the schoolThe Talbot Award..........................................................................................Harrison RunnelsPresented to the eighth-grade boy who, in the judgment of the faculty,exemplifies the highest ideals of the school28


Catherine Atkinson-SummaJoshua Bartz-SummaKatie Bevil-SummaMaddie BockRachel CruseJulia Fiksinski-SummaRachel MazzottaMiddle School Principal’s ListAcademic Year 2011-2012Class of 2016 Class of 2017Molly Myers-SummaKrishn RapoorHarrison RunnelsElise SiffringAbhinav Suresh-SummaAdi TelikicherlaJordan WillettGabi BasileGrace BootheDavid BredthauerLauryn Caster-SummaTehra Finn-JacksonShane FlemingKari FossumBrett Graves-SummaRachel Hall-SummaRuth Hailu-SummaAdam HedicanJackson HeneryKathryn Johnson-SummaMaya Mathews-SummaNeha PokharelSama ShahLauren ThadenTammy WangMiddle School Honors & AchievementsAcademic Year 2011-2012Scholastic and LeadershipRotary Eighth Grade Honor Roll.........................................................................Julia Fiksinski, Jordan WillettDuke University Talent Identification Program State Recognition......................................................................TKamsi Achigbu, Grace Boothe, David Bredthauer, Remy Brown, Kari FossumBrett Graves, Ruth Hailu, Adam Hedican, Jackson Henery, Kathryn Johnson, Maya Mathews,tej Murthy, Sama Shah, Phineas Silberling, Lauren Thaden, and Jacob ZingerDuke University Talent Identification Program Grand Recognition........................................... Kamsi AchigbuNational Geographic Geography Bee, School Level..................................................................... Shane FlemingBrownell-Talbot Spelling Bee1st place (tie), Qualified for County................................................................ Julia Fiksinski, Sama ShahDouglas County Spelling Bee Champion.......................................................................................... Julia FiksinskiMidwest Spelling Bee Champion........................................................................................................ Julia FiksinskiUNL Big Red Stars...........................................................................................Joshua Bartz, Maya Reed-Bouley29


Fine ArtsNebraska State Art Award (Gold).......................................................................... Grant Runnels, Jacob ZingerNebraska State Art Award (Silver)................................................................................................. Julia Fiksinski“The Pink Panther Strikes Again”Cast and CrewCatherine Atkinson Anna Becker Katie Bevil grace BootheDavid Bredthauer Jack Bydalek Julia Fiksinski cheyenne HansonAdam Hedican Jackson Henery Katie Hess Kathryn JohnsonWyatt Smith Eva Surbeck Jordan WillettMathBrownell-Talbot 7th & 8th Grade Contest3rd place, Team.................................................................................... David Bredthauer, Shane Fleming,Brett Graves, Abhinav Suresh, Adi Telikicherla7th place, Team...........................................Adam Hedican, Kathryn Johnson, Molly Myers, Sama Shah5th place, 8th grade........................................................................................................David Bredthauer6th place 8th grade (tie)..........................................................................Julia Fiksinski, Kathryn Johnson7th place 8th grade...........................................................................................................Adi Telikicherla9th place, 8th grade............................................................................................................Abhinav Suresh10th place, 7th grade.............................................................................................................. Brett GravesCreighton Prep Middle School CompetitionIndividual2nd place.......................................................................................................................... Julia Fiksinski12th place (tie)................................................................................................................ Shane FlemingLeap Frog (Two Person)2nd place..................................................................................................Julia Fiksinski, Molly MyersTeam Leap Frog3rd place.................................................. Adam Hedican, Shane Fleming, Tej Murthy, Elise SiffringMathcounts Regional Results4th place, Team Event................... Joshua Bartz, David Bredthauer, Abhinav Suresh, Adi Telikicherla9th place, Individual..........................................................................................................Adi TelikicherlaScienceBrownell-Talbot Science Fair1st place, 8th Grade.............................................................................................................. Helena Black2nd place, 8th Grade..................................................................................................................... Reid Rise3rd place, 8th Grade...........................................................................................................Abhinav SureshHonorable Mention, 8th Grade............Katie Bevil, Julia Fiksinski, Rachel Mazzotta, Jordan Willett1st place, 7th Grade................................................................................................................... Sama Shah2nd place, 7th Grade.......................................................................................................David Bredthauer3rd place, 7th Grade............................................................................................................Lauryn Caster30


Honorable Mention, 7th Grade..................................................................Gabi Basile, Kathryn Johnson1st place, 6th Grade.................................................................................................................Vijay Menon2nd place, 6th Grade............................................................................................................. Ameya Shelby3rd place, 6th Grade.............................................................................................................Libby GarfootHonorable Mention 6th Grade................................................................Charlie Roskens, Diva AgarwalToshiba/NSTA ExploraVisionHonorable Mention (top 10%)........................Michael Bartz, Jacob Clark, Meera Nair, Leone KlingerGreater Nebraska Science Fair — Junior Division1st place, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering..................................................................... Reid RiseNaval Research Office Award...................................................................................................... Reid RiseTop 10 Award.................................................................................................................................. Reid RiseUNL Acoustic Award.................................................................................................................... Reid RiseMetropolitan Science and Engineering Fair — Junior Division2nd place, Animal Sciences ...................................................................................................Rachel Cruse2nd place, Microbiology........................................................................................................ Helena BlackParticipants Award................................................................................................................. Elise SiffringTechnology Award......................................................................................................................... Reid RiseAir Force Communications and Electronics Association Award................................................. Reid RiseNebraska Middle School Science Bowl9th place, Brownell-Talbot..................... Joshua Bartz, Rachel Cruse, Julia Fiksinski, Abhinav Suresh11th place, Brownell-Talbot........................................................Gabi Basile, Katie Bevil, Molly MyersESU No. 3 Mad Hatter CompetitionElise Siffring, Adi Telikicherla4th place................................. Joshua Bartz, Katie Bevil, Molly Myers, Lauryn Caster, Sean GardnerSt. Vincent DePaul Competition2nd place...............................Katie Bevil, Rachel Cruse, Julia Fiksinski, Joshua Bartz, Abhinav SureshSpeechCreighton Prep Middle School Speech Invitational1st place, Team.................................................................................... Brownell-Talbot Yakking Raiders1st place, Dramatic...................................................................................................... Catherine Atkinson2nd place, Dramatic.............................................................................................................. Julia Fiksinski3rd place, Dramatic............................................................................................................ Maya Mathews6th place, Dramatic.................................................................................................................Maddy Bock1st place, Duet Acting............................................................ Catherine Atkinson & Harrison Runnels5th place (tie), Duet Acting...............Katie Bevil & Julia Fiksinski, Maya Reed-Bouley & Maddy Bock2nd place, Extemporaneous.....................................................................................................Joshua Bartz3rd place, Extemporaneous.................................................................................................Abhinav Suresh6th place, Extemporaneous..........................................................................................................Katie Hess2nd place, Humorous................................................................................................................Anna Becker3rd place, Humorous........................................................................................................David Bredthauer7th place, Humorous....................................................................................................... Harrison Runnels9th place, Humorous......................................................................................................... Brandon Deacon31


10th place, Humorous............................................................................................................ Helena Black1st place, Impromptu............................................................................................................... Jack Bydalek8th place, Impromptu................................................................................................................Olivia Obeng1st place, Informative.......................................................................................................Kathryn Johnson2nd place, Informative.....................................................................................................David Bredthauer3rd place, Informative......................................................................................................... Lauren Thaden4th place, Informative.........................................................................................................Jackson Henery5th place, Informative............................................................................................................. Rachel Hall2nd place, Oratory......................................................................................................................Katie Hess3rd place, Oratory.......................................................................................................... Rachel Mazzotta4th place, Oratory.................................................................................................................Helena Black10th place, Oratory............................................................................................................... Rachel Cruse1st place, Poetry.....................................................................................................................Anna Becker2nd place, Poetry................................................................................................................... Dallin Obeng6th place, Poetry.....................................................................................................................Olivia Obeng8th place, Poetry.................................................................................................................... Rachel CruseMarian Crusader Sweepstakes1st place, Team..................................................................................... Brownell-Talbot Yakking RaidersDeclamation, 9th place............................................................................................ Maxwell MagendantzDramatic Interpretation, 1st place....................................................................................... Julia FiksinskiDramatic Interpretation, 4th place.............................................................................Catherine AtkinsonDramatic Interpretation, 6th place.................................................................................... Maya MathewsDuet Acting Blue, 6th place..............................................................Maddie Bock & Maya Reed-BouleyDuet Acting Blue, 8th place.........................................................................Julia Fiksinski & Katie BevilDuet Acting White, 6th place.................................................................... Kamsi Achigbu & Kari FossumDuet Acting White, 7th place............................................................Kathryn Johnson & Lauren ThadenExtemporaneous, 1st place..................................................................................................Abhinav SureshExtemporaneous, 3rd place.........................................................................................................Katie HessExtemporaneous, 6th place......................................................................................................Joshua BartzHumorous Interpretation, 2nd place..................................................................................... Helena BlackHumorous Interpretation, 4th place.............................................................................. Harrison RunnelsHumorous Interpretation, 5th place....................................................................................Krishn RapoorHumorous Interpretation, 7th place.....................................................................................Adam HedicanHumorous Interpretation, 9th place.......................................................................................Anna BeckerHumorous Interpretation, 10th place............................................................................... Brandon DeaconImpromptu, 5th place............................................................................................................... Jack BydalekImpromptu, 10th place..............................................................................................................Olivia ObengOriginal Oratory, 2nd place................................................................................................. Helena BlackOriginal Oratory, 3rd place..................................................................................................Rachel CruseOriginal Oratory, 7th place...................................................................................................... Katie BevilOriginal Oratory, 9th place...................................................................................... Mikhail ThanawallaPoetry, 1st place......................................................................................................................Dallin ObengPoetry, 2nd place......................................................................................................................Olivia ObengPoetry, 4th place......................................................................................................................Anna BeckerMillard North Speech Tournament1st place, Team..................................................................................... Brownell-Talbot Yakking RaidersDeclamation, 3rd place........................................................................................... Maxwell MagendantzDramatic Interpretation, 1st place..............................................................................Catherine Atkinson32


Certificate of Merit, 7th Grade.........................................................................................Carter CalvertCertificate of Merit, 8th Grade...................................................................................... Jarett GustafsonNational Spanish ExamNebraska State Awardslevel I–Outside Experience, 1st place............................................................................ Julia Fiksinskilevel I–Outside Experience, 3rd place............................................................................ Molly Myerslevel I–Outside Experience, 4th place........................................................................... Helena BlackNational Awardslevel I, Regular, Honorable Mention (61st percentile).................................................Rachel Cruselevel I–Outside Experience, Gold (99th percentile)..................................................... Julia Fiksinskilevel I–Outside Experience, Bronze 81st percentile)..................................................... Molly Myerslevel I–Outside Experience, Bronze (75th percentile).................................................. Helena Black34


AthleticsTrackSchool Record, Long Jump, 17’10”...................................................................................................Krishn RapoorSchool Record, 200-Meter Dash, 24.8 seconds.................................................................................Joshua BartzSchool Record, 800-Meter Relay, 1:46.7..............................................................Joshua Bartz, Rory McCarthyKrishn Rapoor, Harrison Runnels35


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