Best Of The Class Of 2018 Honored From Escambia High Schools

April 27, 2018

The top of the Class of 2018 from Escambia County’s high schools were recognized Thursday as the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation hosted the 2018 Senior Academic Awards program.

The Senior Academic Awards recognized outstanding academic achievement, represented by the top five students from each school with the highest GPA’s at the end of the first semester senior year and the top student from each of the six academic disciplines. Students from seven Escambia County high schools and the Pensacola High School Baccalaureate Program will receive a personalized medallion and a Congressional certificate. The awards ceremony also recognized nine National Merit Finalists from Escambia County, eight from the Pensacola High School IB Program, and one from Pensacola High School.

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

Escambia High School

TOP FIVE: Georgia Addy, Emmanuel Apusen, Clara Bonnlander, Andrew Gregg, Nicholas Hamblin.
DISCIPLINES: Ashton Floda, Career & Technical; Matthew Arellano, English; Rachael Cox, Foreign Language; Peyton Anglin, Math; Christopher Harden, Science; Jason Banuelos, Social Studies.

Northview High School

TOP FIVE: Triston Long, Hannah Nelson, Sarah Perritt, Destiny McKenna Watson, Tara Windham.
DISCIPLINES: Cody Alan Kite, Career & Technical; Bria Hardy, English; Logan Hall, Foreign Language; Fisher Logan Spence, Math; Logan Calloway, Science; Justin Cole Hassebrock, Social Studies

Pensacola High School

TOP FIVE: Stanley Dorion, Paul Miron, Hannah Marie Mock, Joshua Ryan Wood (National Merit Finalist), Yu Grace Zhu,.
DISCIPLINES: Leigha Holstein, Career & Technical; Katie Allison Shelnut, English; Christina M. Coker, Foreign Language; Uyen Phuong Tong, Math; Davonchae Bryant, Science; Aaliyah Medley, Social Studies.

Pensacola High School International Baccalaureate Program

TOP FIVE: Lauren Hagy, Tamim Kawakibi, Cara Kizilbash, Lucas Liseth (National Merit Finalist), Dina Razek, Brandon Wu.
DISCIPLINES: Zofia Uszok, Career and Technical; Sydney Rush, English; María José Peña, Foreign Language; Michael Hoffman, Math; Bao-Tien Duong, Science; Abagail Walker, Social Studies; Kareem Bataineh, National Merit Finalist; George Hester, National Merit Finalist; Leo Zhang, National Merit Finalist; James Riggins, National Merit Finalist; Brett Winter, National Merit Finalist; James Henderson, National Merit Finalist; LiAna Patterson, National Merit Finalist.

Pine Forest High School

TOP FIVE: Kyla Cheek, LaLina Foust, Angelo Isidro Mayorga, Melissa Schumacher, Jing Wong.
DISCIPLINES: Josiah Robinson, Career & Technical; Halee Nagem, English; Osdi Flores-Cruz, Foreign Language; Caleb Whitworth, Math; Ja’Lynne Whitaker, Science; Caleb White, Social Studies.

Tate High School

TOP FIVE: Ashlyn Adams, Mollie Anderson, Matthew Blalock, Seth Godwin, Rosemary Smyth.
DISCIPLINES: Levi Shaffer, Career & Technical; Kelsey Strength, English; Madisyn Mitchell, Foreign Language; Camryn Daniels, Math; Hannah Huggins, Science; Thomas Young, Social Studies.

Washington High School

TOP FIVE: Abbigail Abbi Andrade, Meghan Doyle, Daniel Duong, Rachel Nguyen, Elizabeth Teets.
DISCIPLINES: TerriLynn Hale, Career & Technical; Grace Sill, English; Tianna Lewis, Foreign Language; Anderson Nguyen, Math; Alexa Jewel Lapid, Science; Chase Rogers, Social Studies.

West Florida High School of Advanced Technology

TOP FIVE: Amy Elizabeth Brown, Brandon Fenters, Aliya Kaufmann, Dhanvi Patel, Justin Schubeck.
DISCIPLINES: Keyshawn Helton, Career & Technical; Dylan Pitts, English; Craig Crosby, Foreign Language; Rebecca Bivins, Math; Jessica Pardue, Science; Alexander Smith, Social Studies.

Photos courtesy Kim Stefansson for, click to enlarge.


4 Responses to “Best Of The Class Of 2018 Honored From Escambia High Schools”

  1. Grand Locust on April 27th, 2018 12:47 pm

    The future of this country lies with our talented young people who strive to learn and grow. Congratulations to all, and keep up the good work.

  2. anne 1of2 on April 27th, 2018 12:36 pm

    These photos show the brightness for our communities! May all of them succeed in the future. I hope to see these names again Congratulations!

  3. Lynn J. Garrett,Sr. on April 27th, 2018 11:03 am


  4. Karen Mattox on April 27th, 2018 9:46 am

    Congratulations Ashlyn and Kelsey (Tate High)!!
    Looks like bright futures for both of you!!

    Mrs. Karen Mattox

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