Eldorado High School 2017-2018 Perfect Attendance awards went to (L-R) Christine Lindsey, Austin Albin, Fatima Contreras and Emelie Estrada. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
Eldorado High School 2017-2018 Perfect Attendance awards went to (L-R) Christine Lindsey, Austin Albin, Fatima Contreras and Emelie Estrada. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS

EHS senior Anthony Olivares led the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of Eldorado High School’s 2018 Academic Awards Program, held in the high school auditorium on Monday, May 14th.

EHS senior Austin Albin led the prayer and SCISD High School Principal Perry Graves welcomed the parents and family members to the program.

Awards were presented to students in recognition of scholastic achievement throughout the-2017-2018 school year.

HST II Awards was presented by Vicki Farmer. Receiving the Certified Nursing Aide Certificates were CJ Covarrubiaz and Monica Sanchez.

Science Awards were presented by teachers Lindsey Parker and Hilary Choate. Top Biology went to Logan Moore. Top AP Biology - Sierra Forlano. Top Anatomy & Physiology - Taylor Emmons; Outstanding Improvement - Mason Hutto; Awesome Attitude - Perla Aranda; Chemistry - Ben McGee; AP Physics - Jack Griffin; Forensics - Fatima Contreras & Alyssa Edmiston; Outstanding Work Ethic - Jose Moya & Garrett Hariman and Rising Scientists - Alyssa Sandate, Marisol DeLuna & Naomi Borrego.

A complete list of Art and English Awards were not available at press time.

Bringing a little fun to the proceedings was Beautification Committee member Nancy Lester who announced City Clean- up Day prizes. Mrs. Lester awarded $5 for any odd object found. Jackie Covarrubiaz earned $5 for a finding a dead turtle. Layton Spinks won $5 for a broken bicycle and Savanah Torres found an old sweater for which she won $5.

The award for most trash in one bag went to Jack Griffin and Taylor Emmons, each receiving $5. A movie pass went to Frankie Villaneuva for being in every photo and Laura Coronado won an Apple card. The grand prize, a bowling ball, went to Gregory Martinez.

Family Consumer Sciences (FCS) and FCCLA Awards were given by teacher Leah Gonzalez. FCS awards: Julie Trevino - motivation and determination in FCS classes; Maria Gallegos – rising star in Hotel Management; Kamryn Farris - rising star in Hotel Management; Logan Moore -rising star in Hotel Management; Taylor Emmons - passion for fashion and leadership; Jazmin Clifton – most dedicated to FCS course work; Angel Barker – inspiring others; Mathew Morales – the most dedicated chef and Jose Gonzales – positivity for Principles of Hospitality.
FCCLA Awards: Jazmin Clifton and Cristina Estrada - Completion of Power of One projects.
Service Awards went to Ali Aranda, Emelie Estrada, Fatima Contreras, Jazmin Clifton, and Cristina Estrada. Emmy Arispe - In recognition of competing at regional and state FCCLA competitions. Erika Sanchez - In recognition of competing at regional and state FCCLA competitions (top state finalist, 5th place.) Seniors Fatima Contreras, Emelie Estrada, Taylor Emmons, Emmy Arispe received a FCCLA white satin graduation stole.

The Masonic Lodge #890 Lamar Medal Award went to Taylor Emmons and Sierra Forlano.

The Daughter’s of the American Revolution Citizenship Award went to Austin Albin and the History Award went to Anthony Olivares.

Perfect Attendance Award went to Austin Albin, Fatima Contreras, Emelie Estrada and Christine Lindsey.

UIL Scholar Awards (Top 10 Percent) went to Austin Albin, Sierra Forlano and Anthony Olivares.

Brenda Breece presented a Lions Club Academic Excellence medal to each recipient who achieved a grade point average of 90 or above in each class.

Freshman 90 and Above: Perla Aranda, Tanner Capps, Tyner Cheek, Jazmin Clifton, Eduardo Contreras, Aidan Dennis, Shayle Edmiston, Marshall Faull, Mario Hernandez, Leonela Leija, Josafine Lloyd, Abigail Lopez, Jadyn Martinez, Braedon McCants, Logan Moore, Victoria Pina, Ashlyn Porter, Kayden Rodriguez, Raul Sanchez, Kelsey Stanford, Levi Sullivan and Julie Trevino.

Sophomore 90 and Above: Angela Alegria, Naomi Borrego, Garrett Hariman, Benjamin McGee, Codee Meador, Emmie Mynatt, Lindy Sanchez, Patrick Self, Kathryn Shipman, Laura Suarez, Taner Swinford and Frankie Villanueva.

Juniors 90 and Above: Regina Alvizo, Ali Aranda, Hope Barajas, Laura Coronado, Heather Cuenca, Marisol De Luna, Cristina Estrada, Micaela Forlano, Edmundo Garcia, Jack Griffin, Christine Lindsey, Jose Moya, Julio Narvaez, Emily Nhek, Dacey Roubison, Erika Sanchez, Alyssa Sandate , Destinny Sandate, Layton Spinks and Payton Whitten.

Seniors 90 and Above: Robert Albin, Emmy Arispe, Kraig Cadena, Fatima Contreras, Caitlin Covarrubiaz, Alyssa Edmiston, Taylor Emmons, Emelie Estrada, Ryan Farmer, Jason Fly, Sierra Forlano, Clayton Griffin, Norma Hernandez, Andi Morris, Mark Muniz, Anthony Olivares, Emelyn Reyes and Alyssa Rinehart

Highest Average for the 2017-2018 school year: Freshman - Logan Moore; Sophomore - Benjamin McGee; Junior - Jack Griffin; Senior -Austin Albin

In closing EHS Principal Perry Graves announced the Highest Average for the 2017-2018 school year for any grade level went to junior - Jack Griffin.

Many organizations presented scholarships at the program. They included:

• Austin McCombs Memorial $1,500 Scholarship went to Emelie Estrada. The late Austin McCombs is the son of Cassandra Beach and brother of Aly Bean and Chandler McCombs who presented the scholarship in his honor.
• Eldorado Woman’s Club president Cathy Niblett presented Sierra Forlano and Norma Hernandez with $1,000 Eldorado Woman’s Club Scholarships.
• Christy Arendt Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 went to Emelie Estrada and Isaiah Olivan.
• The Sue Byrom OAP $500 Scholarship went to Fatima Contreras. It was presented to her by One Act Play sponsor Luann Shipman.
• Niblett’s Oilfield Service representative TJ Rodriguez handed out $5,500 in scholarships. Receiving $500 scholarships were Austin Albin, CJ Covarrubiaz, Taylor Emmons, Emelie Estrada, Sierra Forlano, Norma Hernandez and Isaiah Olivan. Receiving $1,000 scholarships were Andi Morris and Anthony Olivares.
• San Angelo Area Foundation Scholarships went to Taylor Emmons in the amount of $500, Clayton Griffin in the amount of $2,000 and Sierra Forlano in the amount of $1,500
• Eldorado Game Association gave $2,000 scholarships to five seniors. They are Taylor Emmons, Sierra Forlano, Norma Hernandez, Isaiah Olivan, Anthony Olivares.
• FFA/4-H Scholarships went to Austin Albin in the amount of $10,000 and Sierra Forlano in the amount of $8,500.
• UIL Scholarships in the amount of $750 each went to Austin Albin and Anthony Olivares.
• Post 257 American Legion Awards went to Emelie Estrada and Austin Albin.
• $1,500 Masonic Lodge #890 Scholarships went to Fatima Contreras and Andi Morris presented by Lodge member Phil Edmiston.
• Dan Ray, representing the Schleicher County Rodeo Association, gave $500 scholarships to Sierra Forlano and Isaiah Olivan.
• Melissa Truelove, representing Beta Sigma Phi, presented $500 scholarships to Norma Hernandez and Emelyn Reyes.
• Jorge Medrano Scholarships in the amount of $500 each went to CJ Covarrubiaz, Taylor Emmons, Emelie Estrada, Norma Hernandez, Anthony Olivares, Emelyn Reyes, and Monica Sanchez. Isaiah Olivan received a $1,000 scholarship.
• $500 Lion’s Club Scholarships went to Austin Albin, Sierra Forlano, Andi Morris and Anthony Olivares.