The Top Of The Class Of 2016 From Eight Escambia Schools Honored

April 1, 2016

The top of the Class of 2016 from Escambia County’s high schools were recognized Thursday as the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation hosted the 2016 Senior Academic Awards program.

Eighty-eight of Escambia County’s high school seniors were selected as recipients of the 2016 Senior Academic Awards and were honored for their academic achievement during an awards ceremony at Washington High School.

Honorees included the top five students in each graduating class (listed in alphabetical order), as well as a student from each of the following disciplines: Career & Technology, English, Foreign Language, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

Honorees are listed below under a photo from each school, scroll down, click to enlarge.

Escambia High School:  TOP FIVE: Brody Cecil, Avery C. Lockett, Brianna McKinzie, Amirah Yasmeen Allah Muhammad, Kenneth G. Oleson  DISCIPLINES: Lauren Walker, Career & Technology; Robert Naylor Groton, English; Madelynn Chase, Foreign Language; Riley Muscha, Math; Isabel Lynn Guerra, Science; Tate Willson Willger, Social Studies.

Northview High School:  TOP FIVE: Jessica Amerson, Moriah McGahan, Bethany Reynolds, David Thorpe, Madison Weber DISCIPLINES: Haylee Weaver, Career & Technology; Bradley Van Pelt, English; Lawrence Douglas, Foreign Language; Jensyn Warner, Math; Jessica Amerson, Science; Jada Tucker, Social Studies.

Pensacola High School IB Program:  TOP FIVE: Owen Christopher Battel, William Langhorne, Scott A. McGaugh, Philip Tran, Tristan Wu   DISCIPLINES: Keegan McMenamin, Career & Technology; Alyssa Marie Nielsen, English; Matea Molina, Foreign Language; Anish Gupta, Math; Ben Southwick, Science; Trevor Odom, Social Studies.

Pensacola High School:  TOP FIVE: Alissa Addison, Destinee Brundidge, Max Buchanan, Katherine Engelmeyer, Yutong Liang, Poonam Patel DISCIPLINES: Thao Nhan, Career & Technology; Kierstan Johnson, English; Ty’Drick King, Foreign Language; Na Pham, Math; Kayla Davis, Science; Joseph Earlington, Social Studies.

Pine Forest High School: TOP FIVE: Veronica Christgau, Brittany Makayla Hawkins, Danielle Hoyer, Nina Lance, Jordan Riddle  DISCIPLINES: Zachary Goodwin, Career & Technology; Jay Ayer, English; Austin Gunnell, Foreign Language; Alicia Faller, Math, Brittany Makayla Hawkins, Science; Martel Emerson, Social Studies.

Tate High School:  TOP FIVE: Kayla Armstead, Angel Chu, Thomas Cummins, Lauren Kirkland, Justin Shelton DISCIPLINES: Megan Ogle, Career & Technology; Abigail Johnson, English, Ashley Mueth, Foreign Language; Hadley Starratt, Math; Madison Tourney, Science; Madison Nelson, Social Studies.

Washington High School:  TOP FIVE: Michael Berryman, Emily Dawson, Julia Grissett, Madison O’Toole, Emily Parra  DISCIPLINES: Alexis White, Career & Technology; Indica Mattson, English; Jordyn Burt, Foreign Language; Michael Hopko, Math; Sierra Hobbs, Science; Sydney Allen, Social Studies.

West Florida High School:  TOP FIVE: Kathryn Reneé Harvell, Noah Tyler Lott, Andy An Phu, Kayla Jordan Romero, Kevin Sanders  DISCIPLINES: Mary Margaret Byrd, Career & Technology, Elizabeth Shin, English; Lynn Ruth Arthur, Foreign Language; Lane Markham Isbell, Math; John Allan Facer, Science, Madeleine Annette Hutchison, Social Studies.

In addition National Merit finalists Jessica Amerson from Northview High School,  and Scott A. McGaugh and Anish Gupta from Pensacola High School’s IB Program, were recognized.


7 Responses to “The Top Of The Class Of 2016 From Eight Escambia Schools Honored”

  1. Pert on April 3rd, 2016 3:26 pm

    Moriah, I know how proud your parents must be of you. You’e a beautiful young lady, and I pray that you’ll continue to have the Lord in your life. Congradulations, this is one your earned on your own!!

  2. Dwayne Chilson on April 3rd, 2016 8:24 am

    Congratulations Isabel Lynn Guerra
    I’m very proud of you…way to go girl!!!

  3. Gina on April 2nd, 2016 3:44 pm

    Congratzzz Danielle Hoyer….No doubt in my mind….

    Your mom
    Gina Roy Hoyer

  4. Jacqueline S Dailey on April 1st, 2016 2:16 pm

    Congratulations, Kenneth Oleson!!! So proud of you.

  5. Grandpa and P.J. on April 1st, 2016 1:06 pm

    Madeleine Annette Hutchison, outstanding job!! You are focused and we look forward to see what’s ahead for you. I know your Mom and Dad are beaming with pride.

  6. Angi B. on April 1st, 2016 8:09 am

    Congratulations Jensyn! Very proud of you, keep up the excellent work.

  7. Lorissa Johnson on April 1st, 2016 6:39 am

    Congratulations to all for your hard work! So very proud of my daughter, Abigail Johnson!

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