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Van-Far recognizes seniors at Awards Banquet

Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 9:17 am

The Van-Far R-I School District celebrated the Class of 2012 for their achievements in the classroom at their Senior Awards Banquet held Friday, May 11.
Several students received top awards from teachers and were recipients of a variety of scholarships.
The list of teacher awards includes:
Excellence in Art Awards: Teale Branstetter, Katie Feith, Karol Moore, Beth Owens, Emily Snodgrass, and Megan Swank
EMO Art Contest Entries-Mari Parrish and Andrew Stewart
Psychology (straight A average)-Emily Snodgrass, Karol Moore, and Beth Owens
Ancient History-Karol Moore
Government-Jessie Fowler and Emily Snodgrass
Academic All-State in Missouri Fastpitch Coaches Association-Rachel Nelson (1st team) and MaKenzie Wallace (2nd team)
Scholar Bowl: Jonathan Carpenter
Advanced American History-Jessie Fowler
Comprehensive Science Class-Tyler Cross and Jonathan Kurz
Outstanding Achievement in Calculus-Rachel Nelson and Karol Moore
Accounting I-Kasey Gatson and Elizabeth Perrét
Advanced Accounting-Jessie Fowler
Business Technology-Johnathan Carpenter, Rachael Kohl, Elizabeth Perrét, and Danyelle Pool
Computer Applications-Johnathan Carpenter, Karol Moore, Elizabeth Owens, and Emily Snodgrass
Career Development and Entrepreneurship-Dylan Hoover (1st Semester) and Jenise Johnson (2nd Semester)
Child Development-Elizabeth Perrét (both semesters)
Child Development II-Nikki Harris (both semesters)
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Pre-Professional Certification in Broad Family and Consumer Sciences Technical Skills Assessment-Shelby Brinkley and Jessica Hurd
Scholarships
Kristiana Barse’-Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Teale Branstetter-Farmers & Laborers Insurance ($1,000),   William Woods-Lead Award ($5,000), William Woods-Art Scholarship ($1,500), William Woods-A+ Scholarship ($1,000), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Ryan Decker-G.H. Dudley ($145), Elizabeth Long Memorial ($250), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Carli Farrell-Eugene Goodpasture Memorial ($300), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Jessie Fowler-Martha McDonald Memorial ($250), United Credit Union ($500), Elks Scholarship ($1,000), FCS Financial Scholarship-Mexico ($1,000),  Raymond B & Genevieve Culwell ($3,800), Van-Far Alumni & Friends ($500), Brookstone Scholarship ($500), MU Alumni of Audrain County ($4,000), A.C. Stotler & Mary Stotler Memorial ($3,500), Missouri Pork Association-Youth Ambassador ($1,000), Missouri Corn Growers ($750), Missouri Cattlemen’s Foundation ($1,000), Missouri State Fair-Youth in Ag Scholarship ($1,000), Kenneth Gregg Agriculture ($1,000), Elizabeth Long Memorial ($250), Van-Far Teachers Association ($500)Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000), Griffin Family Foundation ($2,600), University of Missouri-Curators ($3,500), University of Missouri-CAFNR ($1,000)
Kasey Gatson-Van-Far Alumni & Friends ($1,000), FFA Scholarship ($1,000), Missouri State Fair-Youth in Ag Scholarship ($2,500), Van-Far Teachers Association ($500), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000), Griffin Family Foundation ($2,600)
Brianne Griggsby-G.H. Dudley ($145), Bodine Family Scholarship ($1,000), Clay Greenplate ($500), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Nikki Harris-Audrain County Sheriff-John Dennis Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Jinnifer Harrower-Northeast Correctional Center Personnel Club ($500), Rotary ($750), VFW Scholarship ($400), Quincy University Anthony of Padua Scholarship ($14,000), Quincy University Franciscan Service Scholarship (unknown), Van-Far Alumni & Friends ($500), Missouri Heart Institute ($1,000), Fern Braden-AMC Auxiliary ($500)Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000), Griffin Family Foundation ($2,600)
Jessica Hurd-Van-Far Teachers Association ($500)
Leah Johnson-NAIFA-Mid MO ($500), Culver-Stockton Hilltop ($24,000), Culver-Stockton Basketball & Softball Scholarships ($unknown), Van-Far Teachers Association ($500), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Rachael Kohl-Vandalia Area Ministerial Alliance ($750), Raymond B & Genevieve Culwell ($3,800), Chris Lovelace Memorial ($250), William Woods-Lead Award ($5,000), William Woods-Art Scholarship ($5,000), William Woods A+ Scholarship ($1,000), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Jonathan Kurz-Vandalia Area Ministerial Alliance ($750), Shad Talbert Memorial ($250), Ted Seeley Memorial Scholarship ($ Varies), MFA Foundation ($2,000), Andy Robinson Memorial ($500)
Mitchel McAfee-Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Karol Moore-Schwab Stu-Co Scholarship ($250), Missouri Correctional Officers Association (Laptop computer), Van-Far Teachers Association ($500), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)

Rachel Nelson-VFW Memorial Auxiliary #2173 ($400), Vandalia Lions Club ($500), FCS Financial Scholarship-Macon ($1,000), Raymond B & Genevieve Culwell ($3,800), Les Nelson Memorial ($1,000), Weldon Pete Steiner ($1,500), Shelter Insurance ($2,000), Daniel & Kayla Wilburn Memorial ($ Unknown), Van-Far Teachers Association ($500), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000), Griffin Family Foundation ($2,600), University of Missouri-Elyzabeth H Schell ($1,750)
Elizabeth Owens-Michael Deppe Scholarship ($500), Van-Far Alumni & Friends ($500), Daughters of the American Revolution ($500), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
Mari Parrish-Junior Achievement Scholarship ($ unknown)
Elizabeth Perrét-First National Bank ($500), United Credit Union ($500)
Jordan Robinson-Missouri Welding Institute ($500)
Emily Snodgrass-G.H. Dudley ($145), Althea Club Memorial ($250), Jefferson Leon & Dorothea Hays ($1,000)
MaKenzie Wallace-Northeast Missouri State University Tower Scholarship ($1,500), First Presbyterian Church-AM Fourt Fund ($500), Tanner Eugene Lowrance ($500)