Honors Recipients Listed For DHS Class of 2016

honors 2016

The Dexter High School Senior Honors recipients from the Dexter Community Schools Class of 2016 were recognized in a ceremony at the Dexter Center for the Performing Arts at Dexter High School at 7 p.m. last night.

Many students received scholarships from 29 local service clubs and other organizations, such as the Dexter Lions Club, Alumni Association, and Rotary Club. Recipients of the Dreadnaught Athletes of the Year and Touchstone Excellence awards were also recognized, alongside National Merit Scholarship recipients and those graduating Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude.

“Dread Scholars” were also recognized for their completion of three or more Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses. Several completed IB diploma recipients were also recognized.

Below is the complete alphabetical list of 2016 DHS Senior Honors recipients whose names were called Thursday, June 2 during the awards ceremony.

2016 Honors Convocation

Aridi, Ryan: Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Michigan Competitive Scholar, National Ocean Science Bowl

Babe, Duncan: Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Michigan Technological University Presidential Scholarship,Michigan Competitive Scholar

Bailey, Anna: Cum Laude, Xavier University Academic Scholarship, National Honor Society, Excellence in Fine Arts, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Sideline Cheer

Beck, Griffin: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo, Swim & amp; Dive, Track & Field

Becker, Jaime: Summa Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Survivor, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Volleyball, Tennis

Beckman, Annie: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Future Architect Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

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Bell, Ian: Summa Cum Laude, National Merit Scholarship – Finalist, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Dexter Lions Club Scholarship, University of Michigan Regents Merit Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish, Excellence in AP Calculus, Eagle Scout Award

Bell, Lucas: Magna Cum Laude, Touchstone of Excellence Award, Wayne State University Honors College, Wayne State University Distinguished Scholarship, Wayne State University Scholars Day Award, Michael Freedman Endowment Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

Bell, Max: Michigan Competitive Scholar

Bennett, Jayden: Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country

Benson, Alexis: Michigan Competitive Scholar

Benson, Christopher: Senior Athletic Award – Football

Bergdolt, Matthew: Magna Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo, Swim & Dive

Berlage, Micah: Academic Achievement Recognition, Calvin College Faculty’s Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Baseball

Birchmeier, Garit: Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

Birchmeier, Jordyn: Cum Laude, Grand Valley State University Laker Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Tennis Boychuck, Peter Academic Achievement Recognition

Bradshaw, Michael: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, MIPA-Third Place, News Analysis, MIPA-Third Place, Sports Feature Story, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP U.S. History, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Basketball, Baseball

Bremmer, Samantha: Summa Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Student Council and School-Wide Leadership Award, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Field Hockey, Lacrosse

Breuninger, Amanda: Academic Achievement Recognition, Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Brice, Parker: International Baccalaureate Diploma, Dexter Lacrosse Association Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Ice Hockey, Lacrosse

Bullister, Regan: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award – Local & State Level, University of Michigan Regents Merit Scholarship, Michigan Society of Professional Engineers Robert Folmsbee Scholarship, National Honor Society , Michigan Competitive Scholar, Department of Energy Science Quiz Bowl, Excellence in IB Biology, Excellence in Fine Arts, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Lacrosse

Burke, Kyle: Senior Athletic Award – Ice Hockey

Burrell, Ryan: Summa Cum Laude, Washtenaw Community College President’s Honor Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Accounting

Busdeker, Kylie: Magna Cum Laude, Dexter Educational Association Scholarship, Eastern Michigan University Honors College, Eastern Michigan University Emerald Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Sideline Cheer, Competitive Cheer

Caesar, Courtney: Senior Athletic Award – Competitive Cheer

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Campbell, Madison: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Kalamazoo College Lux Esto Scholarship, Kalamazoo College Mandelle Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP U.S. History, Excellence in Five Years of German

Ceccio, Nicholas: Summa Cum Laude, National Merit Scholarship – Letter of Commendation, University of Michigan Regents Merit Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Honors Humanities, Excellence in AP Calculus, Excellence in Statistics, Excellence in Business Math

Chapell, Cameron: Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business Scholarship, Western Michigan University First-time Honors Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football

Charoenphon, Poomipat: Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Clark, Rachel: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Southeastern Conference All-Academic Award, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, University of Michigan Regents Merit Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Excellence in IB English Literature, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive, Water Polo

Coogan, Abby: Academic Achievement Recognition, Adrian College Dean’s Scholarship, Adrian College Theatre Scholarship, Senior Athletic Award – Sideline Cheer

Cramer, Cameron: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader

Culp, Vivian: Excellence in Fine Arts

Curby, Justin: Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

Dagg, Adam:Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Darnell, Thomas: Academic Achievement Recognition, Dread Scholar, Eastern Michigan University Emerald Scholarship, National Speech and Debate Degree of Special Distinction, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Darr, Caroline: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Dexter Educational Association Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country

Darrow, Byron: Academic Achievement Recognition

Davidson, Josephine: Magna Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

DeRyke, Amanda: Magna Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Terumo Cardiovascular Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Equestrian

Dickey, Emma: Cum Laude, Dexter Educational Association Scholarship, Dexter Lions Club Scholarship, Kielwasser Alumni Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Diestel, Jessica:Cum Laude, Eastern Michigan University Emerald Scholarship, National Honor Society, Outstanding First Year Student – Graph X Academy, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive, Water Polo

Dobrei, Naomi: Academic Achievement Recognition, Women in Science Award

Doll, Riley: Magna Cum Laude, Ohio University Achievement Scholarship, Ohio University Distinction Scholarship, Ohio University Trustee Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Dover, Miranda: Cum Laude, Central Michigan University Academic Excellence Award, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Financial Management, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Competitive Cheer

Doyle, Kyle: Cum Laude, Grand Valley State University Honors College, Grand Valley State University Award for Excellence, National Speech and Debate Degree of Excellence, Principal’s Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Screenplay Writing Award, MIPA-First Place, Video Journalism Editorial, MIPA-Second Place, Video Journalism Editorial, MIPA-Third Place, News Analysis

Drenner, Clayton: Dexter High School Alumni Association Scholarship, Carl Willoughby Memorial Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Football

Drews, Sarah: Jamie Valen Memorial Art Scholarship, Ferris State University/Kendall College of Art & Design Crimson Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Fine Arts

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Driscoll, Emily: Summa Cum Laude, Grand Valley State University Frederik Meijer Honors College, Grand Valley State University Award for Excellence, National Speech and Debate Degree of Excellence, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP English

Dudek, Laurel: Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Leo’s Club Outstanding Dedication, Service & Community Service Award

Easterday, Madison: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Eekhoff, Justin: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, Calvin College Legacy Award, Calvin College Trustee’s Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP U.S. History, Excellence in AP Calculus, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Basketball

Elliott, Benjamin: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Emrich, Jacob: Academic Achievement Recognition, Washtenaw Community College President’s Honor Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in International Affairs

Endicott, Caleb: Cum Laude, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Even, Tyler: St. Andrews United Church of Christ Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Wrestling

Everdeen, Alex: Academic Achievement Recognition, Dread Scholar, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader

Fialkowski, Michael: Northern Michigan University Academic Scholarship

Fiegel, Courtney: Academic Achievement Recognition, Dexter High School Alumni Association Scholarship, Dexter High School Fifth Generation Alumni Family Award, Women in Science Award, Senior Athletic Award – Volleyball

Fileccia, Amanda: Magna Cum Laude, Xavier University Academic Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Speech Award, Link Crew Leader, Senior Survivor, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Volleyball, Basketball

Finn, Ellen: Cum Laude, Grand Valley State University Award for Excellence, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Dance

Fischer, Katherine: Cum Laude, Western Michigan University Multicultural Leader Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

French, Sophia: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Fuller, Nina: Link Crew Leader, Women in Science Award, Senior Athletic Award – Equestrian

Fuller, Sarah: Summa Cum Laude, Albion College Honors Program, Albion College Academic Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Creative Writing, Excellence in Speech Award, Excellence in Financial Management, Excellence in Spanish 3

Fuson, Morgan: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Fine Arts, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo

Gaechter, Daniel: Academic Achievement Recognition, Northern Michigan University Success Award

Gagne, Emily: Michigan Competitive Scholar

Garcia Martinez, Manuel: Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Garza, Enrique Gerardo: Academic Achievement Recognition

Gaskin, Christopher: Cum Laude, Kettering University Provost Scholarship, Kettering University Academic Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-Third Place, Story Package, MIPA-Honorable Mention, News Page, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Geyer, Theresa: Excellence in Advanced Geometry, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country

Gilson, Zoie: Magna Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Goetz, Jarad: Cum Laude, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Fine Arts

Golin, Alexander: Cum Laude, James Brady Rotary Scholarship, Donald E. Melinsky Sportsmanship Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo

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Gomez, Gabriela: Cum Laude, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Fine Arts

Gordon, Alexander: Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Navy ROTC Full Tuition Scholarship at Purdue University, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Ice Hockey, Lacrosse

Gore, Riley: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Grant, Nicholas: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, National Speech and Debate Degree of Superior Distinction, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP U.S. History, Excellence in Debate, Excellence in Directing, Boys State Participant

Grossman, Emily: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Fine Arts

Guise, Andrew: Summa Cum Laude, National Merit Scholarship Corporation – Old National Bank Scholarship, University of Michigan Regents Merit Scholarship, University of Michigan Thomas M. Iden Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-Third Place, Story Package, MIPA-Honorable Mention, News Analysis, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer, Golf

Guswiler, Marlee: Academic Achievement Recognition, Outstanding 2nd Year Cosmetology Student Award

Gutierrez, Jose: Senior Athletic Award – Football

Hamilton, Justin: Michigan Competitive Scholar

Hansen, Kurtis: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-First Place, Arts & Illustration Editorial Cartoon, MIPA-Second Place, Arts & Illustration Editorial Cartoon, Excellence in Creative Writing

Harding, Andrew: Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Central Michigan University Academic Prestige Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football

Harmon, Connor: Senior Athletic Award – Ice Hockey

Harris, Melissa: Cum Laude, Women in Science Award, National Honor Society, Excellence in Accounting

Harshe, Hannah: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Girls State Participant

Hartmann, Zoe: D’Youville College Honors Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Hauke, Alexandra: Link Crew Leader, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo

Heath, Alexis: Cum Laude, Student Council and School-Wide Leadership Award , Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-Third Place, Sports Feature Story Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Field Hockey

Hoang, Michelle: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Tennis

Hoang, Nathanial: Excellence in Accounting

Hook, Joy: Magna Cum Laude, Dexter Rotary Club Scholarship, Dexter Lions Club Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Field Hockey

Humpert, Ally: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, University of Minnesota Research Grant, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Lacrosse

Huynh, Thang: Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Excellence in Advanced Algebra 2, Excellence in Financial Management, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Tennis, Swim & Dive

Jaimez, Seth: Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Baseball

James, Shelbea: Concordia University Academic Scholarship, Concordia University Athletic Scholarship – Basketball, Student Council and School-Wide Leadership Award, Senior Athletic Award – Golf, Basketball

Kacmarek, Nell: Academic Achievement Recognition

Kadhammar, Alice: Principal’s Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Soccer

Kantola, Cameron: Cum Laude, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Survivor, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football

Kasten, Seth: Summa Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Katcher, Grant: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Trigonometry, Link Crew Leader, Senior Athletic Award – Basketball, Baseball

Kauffman, Alexander: Academic Achievement Recognition, Concordia University Honors Scholarship

Keefer, Adam: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in IB Biology, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Lacrosse

Keivens, Courtney: Academic Achievement Recognition, Goderis Family Memorial Scholarship, Henry Thurston Memorial Scholarship

Keough, Griffin: Summa Cum Laude, Elk’s Lodge Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

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Kimball, Joshua: Magna Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Survivor, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football

King, Kevin: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Kokmeyer, Jane: Summa Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in International Affairs, Link Crew Leader

Kortesalmi, Jenniina: Sofia Senior Athletic Award – Lacrosse

Krolewski, Alyssa: Cum Laude, Oakland University Geographic Region Award

Kuhns, Kyle: Lakelands Golf and Country Club Scholarship, Senior Athletic Award – Tennis, Golf

Lemke, Jessica: Leo’s Club Outstanding Dedication, Service & Community Service Award

Lenke, Lena: Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Equestrian

Lennon, William: Cum Laude, Michigan Competitive Scholar, National Honor Society, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Lacrosse

Leonard, Blake: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, Butler University Academic Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in IB Spanish 2, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Excellence in Statistics, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

LeSchack, Maverick: Academic Achievement Recognition, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country

Lewis, Maria: Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Li, Steven: Magna Cum Laude, Dexter Lacrosse Association Scholarship, Student Council and School-Wide Leadership Award, Michigan Competitive Scholar, National Honor Society, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football, Lacrosse

Linton, Jesse: Eastern Michigan University Emerald Scholarship

Love, Anna: Summa Cum Laude, Ferris State University Provost’s Scholarship, Ferris State University Softball Scholarship, National Honor Society, Student Council and School-Wide Leadership Award, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Accounting, Link Crew Leader, Dreadnaught Athlete of the Year, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Field Hockey, Basketball, Softball

Love, Taylor: Senior Athletic Award – Softball

Lynch, Sarah: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-First Place, News Page, MIPA-Third Place, Editorial Opinion Page, MIPA-Honorable Mention, Editorial Opinion Page, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive
MacLeod, Brenna Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Maier, Mariah: Outstanding Second Year Student – Graph X Academy, Excellence in Fine Arts

Malong, Zenita Skills USA, First Place Local – Restaurant Service, Skills USA, First Place Regional – Restaurant Service, Leo’s Club Outstanding Dedication, Service & Community Service Award, Senior Athletic Award – Sideline Cheer, Competitive Cheer

Manzo, Paul: Eastern Michigan University Scholarship

Marvel, Darian: Michigan Competitive Scholar

Mayrand, Patrick: Senior Athletic Award – Football

McCarter, Nathan: Academic Achievement Recognition

McCarthy, Kayleigh: Summa Cum Laude, Central Michigan University Academic Prestige Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Class Discussion Award

McClendon, Caitlynn: Academic Achievement Recognition, Brianna Loo Memorial Scholarship, Women in Science Award, South & West Washtenaw Consortium Co-Op Education Certificate of Accomplishment, Link Crew Leader, Senior Athletic Award – Tennis

McGinnis, Ryan: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, Southeastern Conference All-Academic Award, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, Principal’s Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, National Ocean Science Bowl, Department of Energy Science Quiz Bowl, Excellence in IB Spanish 1, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Boys State Participant, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country

McLean, Alison: Cum Laude, Touchstone of Excellence Award, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

McWilliams, Thomas: Summa Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Eagle Scout Award, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football, Baseball

Merriman, Elizabeth: Academic Achievement Recognition, University of Kentucky Academic Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Survivor, Dreadnaught Athlete of the Year, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive

Merz, Amanda: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Merz, David: Academic Achievement Recognition, Xavier University Merit Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Survivor, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo, Swim & Dive

Mesaros, Katherine: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, Denison University Founder’s Scholarship, U.S. Army National Scholar/Athlete Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-Second Place, Photo Story, MIPA-Third Place, Feature Page, MIPA-Honorable Mention, Feature Page, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive

Milne, Cameron: Magna Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Ice Hockey, Baseball

Mitchell, Daniel Magna Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-Honorable Mention, Sports Page, MIPA-Honorable Mention, Information Graphic, MIPA-Honorable Mention, Information Graphic, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football, Track & Field

Mitzel, Wyatt: Academic Achievement Recognition

Mohammad, Abdul Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete AwardSenior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Montero, Jordan National Speech and Debate Degree of Excellence

Montero, Kate: Academic Achievement Recognition, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Dance

honors 2016

Morgan, James: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, U.S. Army National Scholar/Athlete Award, National Honor Society, Dexter Community Schools Board of Education – Student Member, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer, Swim & Dive, Track & Field

Mount, Rachel: Summa Cum Laude, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Field Hockey

Myers, Christopher: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Nevin, Alexander: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

Nevin, Jacob: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Nguyen, Hien Thu: Excellence in Advanced Algebra 2

Norris, Alexander: Magna Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo, Swim & Dive

Oberg, Elizabeth: Academic Achievement Recognition, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Oberlander, Chase: Academic Achievement Recognition, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Ice Hockey, Lacrosse

Olson, Taylor: Academic Achievement Recognition, Ferris State University Four-Year Full Athletic Scholarship, Ferris State University Crimson Scholarship, Senior Athletic Award – Basketball

Orlowski, Nathaniel: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, International Baccalaureate Scholar Award, Southeastern Conference All-Academic Award, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Boys State Participant, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football

Paddock, Megan: Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Parsons, Galen: Excellence in Fine Arts

Passamani, Alexis: Academic Achievement Recognition, Senior Athletic Award – Tennis

Pastorino, Julie: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, National Speech and Debate Degree of Distinction, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in IB Spanish 2, Girls State Participant

Paul, Samantha: Academic Achievement Recognition

Pederiva, Maddalena: Principal’s Award, Senior Survivor, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo

Pederson, Elizabeth: Northern Michigan University Academic Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Competitive Cheer, Soccer

Pelava, Elizabeth: Magna Cum Laude, Eastern Michigan University Education First Opportunity Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Prawdzik, Andreas: Academic Achievement Recognition, Dread Scholar, Central Michigan University Academic Prestige Award, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Prehoda, Catherine: Northern Michigan University Success Award, Academic Achievement Recognition, Senior Athletic Award – Equestrian

Preuth, Jonathan: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Michigan Technological University Presidential Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Rafail, Dyllan: Washtenaw Community College Procassini Honor Scholarship

Ramey, Benjamin: Cum Laude, Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship, Josephine C. Otto Memorial Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Golf

Rider, Drake: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, Dexter Rotary Club Scholarship, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish, Excellence in AP U.S. History, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Tennis

Ripka, Molly: Summa Cum Laude Eastern Michigan University Emerald Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Creative Writing, Excellence in Fine Arts

Ritter, Brenden: Magna Cum Laude, Western Michigan University Dean’s Scholarship, Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business Dean’s Silver Star Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football, Baseball, Rittinger, Megan Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Fine Arts

Roeyer, Helene Marie: Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field, Rojeck, Chase Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football, Baseball

Roob, Linda: Cum Laude, Western Michigan Univ College of Education & Human Development Academic Excellence, Western Michigan Univ College of Education & Human Development Academic Opportunity, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Roop, Michael: Michigan Competitive Scholar, Roperti, Sky Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Skills USA Competition – Advertisement Design, Excellence in Fine Arts

Rosevelt, Alexandra: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Four Years of Spanish, Excellence in AP U.S. Government & Politics, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Russell, Ian: Magna Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo, Swim & Dive

Saadeldin, Gigi: Senior Survivor

honors 2016

Saunders, Alexis: Academic Achievement Recognition, National Speech and Debate Degree of Distinction, Excellence in Forensics, Excellence in Film Editing, MIPA-Second Place, Sports News Story, MIPA-Third Place, Sports Feature Story, MIPA-Honorable Mention, Newscast Anchor, MIPA Spartan Award for Hornet Nation, Link Crew Leader

Schade, Simone: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Fordham University Loyola Scholarship, The German Society of New York Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP U.S. History, Excellence in Creative Writing, Excellence in International Affairs

Scherdt, Ryann: Magna Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Dexter Rotary Club Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Four Years of SpanishLink Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo

Schimmel, Irene: Magna Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Survivor

Schlaff, Micayla: Senior Athletic Award – Golf, Basketball

Schliebe, Randall: Summa Cum Laude, National Merit Scholarship – Finalist, Calvin College National Merit Scholarship, Calvin College James Bosscher Engineering Scholarship, Calvin College Mosaic Award, Presidential Scholar Nominee, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP Calculus

Schrock, Kyle: Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Lacrosse

Schultz, Gretchen: Magna Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Excellence in Financial Management, Excellence in Statistics, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive, Track & Field

Schwartz, Alexander: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, International Baccalaureate Spirit of the Learner Profile Award, National Speech and Debate Degree of Excellence, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader

Scott, Jordan: Cum Laude, Washtenaw Community College President’s Honor Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football, Basketball

Sculli, Elizabeth: Magna Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Dance

Seidleck, Christopher: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Donald E. Melinsky Sportsmanship Scholarship, University of Alabama Presidential Full Tuition Scholarship, University of Alabama Engineering Leadership Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo, Swim & Dive

Seidleck, Sean: Dread Scholar, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

Shay, Nathan: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, American Legion Scholarship , University of Michigan Regents Merit Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Survivor, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

Shehab, Isabella: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, International Baccalaureate Scholar Award, Dexter Lions Club Scholarship, Dexter Garden Club Scholarship, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in IB Spanish 2, Excellence in IB Biology

Sikora, Alexandria: Academic Achievement Recognition, Eastern Michigan University Emerald Scholarship, Eastern Michigan University Alexander Music Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Skiba, Allison: National Speech and Debate Degree of Honor

Skiver, Caroline: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Smith, Derick: Cum Laude, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Smith, Skyler: Academic Achievement Recognition, HOSA Future Health Professionals Award, Senior Athletic Award – Softball

Smith, Taylor: Summa Cum Laude, Dexter Lions Club Scholarship, Calvin College President’s Scholarship, Educational Foundation of Dexter Scholarship, Dexter High School Alumni Association Scholarship, Dexter High School Fifth Generation Alumni Family Award, Women in Science Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-Second Place, Photo Story, MIPA-Third Place, Story Package, Excellence in Statistics, Link Crew Leader

Sobczak, Ashley: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, University of Kentucky Bluegrass Spirit Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Link Crew Leader

Sober, Sarah: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-First Place, Video Journalism Editorial, MIPA-Second Place, Video Journalism Editorial, Excellence in AP Calculus

Sokansanj, Sofia: Cum Laude, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar,

Spicer, Jacob: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Sprague, Clark: Academic Achievement Recognition, National Merit Scholarship – Letter of Commendation, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Spuller, Shelby: Academic Achievement Recognition, Minot State University Full Tuition Scholarship, Senior Athletic Award – Volleyball

Spuller, Travis: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, International Baccalaureate Spirit of the Learner Profile Award, Washtenaw Community College President’s Honor Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Survivor, Eagle Scout Award, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

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Stabler, Kelly: Magna Cum Laude, St. Louis University Academic Scholarship, St. Louis University Athletic Scholarship – Field Hockey, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Field Hockey

Stairs, Ethan: Dexter Touchdown Club Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Football

Stanton, Ryan: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Merit Scholarship – Letter of Commendation , Navy ROTC Full Tuition Scholarship at University of California Berkeley, Johnson Controls Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive

Strang, Antonio: Academic Achievement Recognition, College for Creative Studies Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Stricklen, Anna: Senior Athletic Award – Tennis

Suebsanguan, Nada: Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field,

Swan, Robert Tucker: Summa Cum Laude, Washtenaw Community College President’s Honor Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-Second Place, Illustration, MIPA-Second Place, Front Page/Newsmagazine Style, MIPA-Second Place, Photo Story, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Swoverland, Steven: Reggie Academic Achievement Recognition, National Speech and Debate Degree of Distinction, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Four-Year Speech Activities Award, MIPA-First Place, Video Journalism Editorial, MIPA-Second Place, Video Journalism Editorial

Taibinger, Carina: Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Tarnaski, Hannah: Magna Cum Laude, Saginaw Valley State University Academic Scholarship, Saginaw Valley State University Athletic Scholarship, National Honor Society, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Tavares, Fallon: Academic Achievement Recognition, Leo’s Club Outstanding Dedication, Service & Community Service Award, Senior Athletic Award – Dance

Taylor, Jake: Michigan Competitive Scholar

Telesco, Owen: Magna Cum Laude, National Speech and Debate Degree of Honor, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in Speech, Excellence in Fine Arts

Tentor Gonzalez, Claudia: Senior Athletic Award – Tennis

Tercero, Joseph: Academic Achievement Recognition

Tewksbury, Kathryn: Academic Achievement Recognition, Student Council and School-Wide Leadership Award, Link Crew Leader, Senior Survivor, Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Theros, Adam: Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo, Swim & Dive

Thomas, John Gabe: Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

Thompson, Finn: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Tran, Quynh: University of Massachusetts Amherst Chancellor’s Scholarship, Excellence in Business Math

Tu, Alexandra: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Valdmanis, Nils: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Valentine, Andrea: Senior Athletic Award – Track & Field

Van Dusen: Conor Cum Laude, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Van Sickle, Nathan: Academic Achievement Recognition, Central Michigan University Academic Excellence Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholar

Vander Roest, Benjamin: Academic Achievement Recognition, Senior Athletic Award – Soccer

Vander Roest, Rachel: Cum Laude, University of Findlay President’s Scholarship, Women in Science Award, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP U.S. Government & Politics, Excellence in Trigonomety, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Softball

Wagner, Mackenzi: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP Macroeconomics, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Field Hockey, Lacrosse

Wakefield, Sean: Magna Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football

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Weber, Stuart: Lawrence Technological University Trustee Scholarship, Lawrence Technological University Athletic Scholarship – Baseball, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Football, Baseball

Wendorf, William: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar with Distinction, Southeastern Conference All-Academic Award, National Merit Scholarship – Finalist, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, National Ocean Science Bowl, Department of Energy Science Quiz Bowl, Harvard Book Prize

Wendt, Noah: Academic Achievement Recognition

West, Alexander: Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo

Westman, Kristine: Academic Achievement Recognition, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Water Polo

Whidby, Alaina: Summa Cum Laude, Oakland University Presidential Scholarship, Oakland University Geographic Region Award, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in AP English, Excellence in AP U.S. History, Excellence in IB Spanish 1, Excellence in Statistics, Excellence in Class Discussion Award, Excellence in Fine Arts

Wilson, Grace: Academic Achievement Recognition, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Athletic Award – Volleyball

Wing, Hannah: Summa Cum Laude, Hillsdale College Merit Scholarship, Dexter Lions Club Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, MIPA-Honorable Mention, Personality Profile, Excellence in AP U.S. History, Excellence in Statistics, Link Crew Leader, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Golf, Basketball

Winston, Nicholas: Magna Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, Western Michigan Univ. Edward Ravitz Memorial Scholarship for Construction Engineering, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Football, Baseball

Witte, Kaylee: Magna Cum Laude, Dexter High School Alumni Association Scholarship, Michigan State University Drew Scholars Program, National AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Finalist, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in International Affairs, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive, Track & Field

Wright, McGregor: Albion College Briton Award, Senior Athletic Award – Ice Hockey, Lacrosse

Wutt, Austin: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, National Honor Society, National Speech and Debate Degree of Honor, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in IB English Literature, Excellence in IB Spanish 2

Yalisove, Reed: Summa Cum Laude, International Baccalaureate Diploma, International Baccalaureate Scholar Award, Southeastern Conference All-Academic Award, National Merit Scholarship – Letter of Commendation, WXYZ Channel 7 Brightest & Best Award, Ann Arbor News/MLive Media Group Top Scholar, University of Michigan Regents Merit Scholarship, Vanden Heuvel Scholar-Leader Band Scholarship, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Excellence in IB Physics, Excellence in IB Math, Higher Level, Eagle Scout Award, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Cross Country, Track & Field

Yayana, Ni: Made Rastralita Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Lacrosse

Zofchak, Robert: Summa Cum Laude, Dread Scholar, National Honor Society, Michigan Competitive Scholar, Dreadnaught Athlete of the Year, Senior Scholar Athlete Award, Senior Athletic Award – Swim & Dive

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