STUDENT RECOGNITION: Math And Science Awards | Events
(Fort Dodge Press) - The 30th Annual Fort Dodge Senior High Science and Math Recognition was held Thursday, April 4, at the Gail Nicewanger Little Theater. Students who earned eight or more credits in math and/or science during their high school years were eligible to be recognized. This year 55 science and 30 math students were eligible for recognition.
“We hold this event every year to recognize the tremendous effort that many of our students have put in during their high school career,” said Kris Lien, FDSH science instructor.
Some of the notable awards given out included:
- Dylan Huen was given the “Lab Rat” award. This award is given to the science student with the most science credits.
- Zach DeLanoit received the “Outstanding Science Student” award. This award is based on credits, GPA (overall as well as science), ACT score, etc.
- Michael Carlson received the “Outstanding Math Student” award. This award is based on credits, GPA (overall as well as math), ACT score, etc.
- Nicole Prelip and Tyler Vaughn received the JEM Future Science Teacher Scholarships
Students were also recognized for competition/contest results and additional awards and scholarships were handed out. In addition, guest speaker Janelle Swanson, MA CCC-SLP, Speech & Language Chair with the AEA, shared with students how math and science have contributed to the successes in her life, encouraging students to continue to utilize the education they’ve received in these areas.