Mrs. Stevie Eickhoff received the Teacher of the Year Award at the RPHS Awards Assembly.

Mr. Moore recognized his top freshman math students. Pictured left to right are: Holden Farmer, Kate Ottmann, Colton Stevens, Aubrey Watkins, and Kierstyn Jakub.

Mrs. Miller recognizes her top Spanish 3 and 4 students. Pictured left to right are: Alex Burke, Beth Davis, Cody Davis, Preston Jones, Will Oswald, Fischer Tharp, and Darius Skillen.

Mrs. Herron presents a certificate to Gabe Minter for his work in science.

The Rock Port High School Awards Assembly was held May 9, 2019. The following awards were presented:

275 Conference Scholar Athletes – presented by Mr. Parsons to: Darius Skillen, Will Oswald, Alex Burke, Fischer Tharp, Ashley Cue, Riley Vogler, Ayden Wilroy, Zachary Clauson, Josie Watkins, Ashley Christian, Preston Jones, and Kelcie Gaines.

MSHSAA Award of Excellence – presented by Mr. Parsons to Riley Vogler and Dalton Stevens

40 & 8 Scholarship Award – presented by Mr. Parsons to Abby Bradley

Milton Reid Award – presented by Jacque Gayle Gebhards to Alivia Baucom

Army ROTC Scholarship – presented by Captain Dickerson to Ayden Wilroy

First Baptist Church Memorial Scholarship – presented by Pastor Scott to Dalton Stevens

Tony Gaines Memorial Award – presented by Mr. Gaines to Kelcie Gaines

Senior Sportsmanship Award – presented by Mr. Gaines to Kelcie Gaines

Rock Port FFA Alumni Chapter Scholarship – presented by Mr. Hastert to Ayden Wilroy

American Legion Citizenship Awards – presented to Riley Vogler and Ayden Wilroy

Peer Counselors – presented by Mrs. Farmer, Mrs. Ellis, and Mrs. Jenkins: Kelcie Gaines, Brett Gayler, Preston Jones, Brock Martin, Riley Vogler, and Josie Watkins, seniors; Ethan Brumbaugh, Marisa Carder, Beth Davis, Aaron Lawrence, Will Oswald, and Darius Skillen, juniors; Gabe Abbott, Sophie Brumbaugh, Johnny Davis, Makenna Farmer, Joey Herron, and Trey Peshek, sophomores; Erika Elam, Holden Farmer, Kate Ottmann, Colten Stevens, and Aubrey Watkins, freshmen.

Thomas Herron presented highest grade awards: American History – Joey Herron (fall), RyAnne Herron (spring); Government – Alex Burke (fall), Darius Skillen (spring); History of Sports – Aaron Haltman; Dual Credit – Josie Watkins (fall), Ayden Wilroy (spring); Western Civilization – Makenna Barnhart

Student Council – presented by Thomas Herron: Riley Vogler, president; Josie Watkins, vice-president; Beth Davis, secretary; and Zachary Clauson, treasurer

History of the West Top Point Earner – presented by Alec Hendrickson to Kate Ottmann

National Honor Society Awards – presented by Megan Bebb and Jackie Miller: NHS Quarterly Citizen Award winners –  Gabe Abbott, Kelcie Gaines, Alivia Baucom, Abby Bradley, Beth Davis, Brianna Maxwell, Ethan Brumbaugh, Sophie Brumbaugh, Makenna Farmer, Brett Gayler, Kate Ottmann, Kade Jones, Dalton Stevens, Lauren Kelly, Aubrey Watkins, and Rachel Vogler; NHS Officers – Riley Vogler, president; Ayden Wilroy, vice-president; Josie Watkins, secretary; Zach Clauson, treasurer; Brock Martin, Student Council; Ashley Cue, historian; Katie Lininger, liaison officer; NHS new members – Alex Burke, Beth Davis, Cody Davis, Preston Jones, Gabriel Minter, Will Oswald, Darius Skillen, and Fischer Tharp; NHS Academic Scholarship – Katie Lininger

Spanish Certificates of Achievement for those who chose to continue their study of Spanish at the college level, and move toward a possible college minor in Spanish – presented by Jackie Miller to: Alex (Ricardo) Burke, Beth (Juanita) Davis, Cody (Alberto) Davis, Preston (Jesús) Jones, Will (Memo) Oswald, Darius (Lupe) Skillen, Fischer (Fernando) Tharp, Spanish 3; Ashley (Catalina) Cue, Kelcie (Tica) Gaines, Katie (Elena) Lininger, Riley (Inés) Vogler, Josie (Rosario) Watkins, Ayden (Juan Mateo) Wilroy, Spanish 4:   (2nd year college class).

Trudy Herron presented the following awards: Anatomy High Score – Abby Bradley; Anatomy all A’s (95% or above all 4 quarters) – Abby Bradley, Ashley Christian, Ashley Cue, Jentry Freemyer, Preston Jones, and Josie Watkins; Chemistry I – High Score and all A’s – Zach Clauson; Biology High Score – Darius Skillen (2nd hour), Cody Davis (5th hour); Biology all A’s – Alex Burke, Cody Davis, Ashton Laing, Gabe Minter, Will Oswald, and Darius Skillen; Integrated Chemistry – High Score – Makenna Farmer (3rd hour), RyAnne Herron (4th hour); Integrated Chemistry all A’s – Alivia Baucom, Makenna Farmer, Rachel Vogler, Gabriel Abbott, RyAnne Herron, Ethan Lucas, and Kalyn Mertens; Missouri Western Chemathon Participation certificates – Kadyn Dowdy, RyAnne Herron, Mackenzie Lager, Ethan Lucas, and Harlee Pritt; Chemistry I Small School Exam – Ethan Lucas earned the 2nd place medal and certificate and RyAnne Herron was 8th earning a “Mole” themed poster and certificate.

Physical Science Highest Grade Percentage – presented by Rachel Jenkins to Aubrey Watkins, 102%; Excellent Grade Percentage – Katelynn Ottmann, 101.5%

Wayne Moore presented the following math awards: Outstanding Freshmen – Holden Farmer, Kierstyn Jakub, Kate Ottmann, Colten Stevens, and Aubrey Watkins; Outstanding Sophomores – Gabe Abbott, Alivia Baucom, Makenna Farmer, Ryanne Herron, Ethan Lucas, Brianna Maxwell, Kalyn Mertens, and Harlee Pritt; Outstanding Juniors (Algebra III and Dual Credit Trigonometry) – Alex Burke and Darius Skillen; Senior Math Awards, given to seniors successfully completing a dual credit math course (Statistics, College Algebra, Calculus, UMKC and NWMSU) – Abby Bradley, Hallee Bradley, Ashley Christian, Zach Clauson, Ashley Cue, Domonic Evans, Jentry Freemyer, Matthew Hance, Preston Jones, Katie Lininger, Jacie McMahon, Dalton Stevens, Riley Vogler, Josie Watkins and Ayden Wilroy; Outstanding College Algebra Students – Abby Bradley, Zach Clauson, Matthew Hance, Katie Lininger, Josie Watkins, and Ayden Wilroy; Outstanding Statistics Students – Abby Bradley, Zach Clauson, Katie Lininger, Josie Watkins, and Ayden Wilroy; Outstanding Calculus Student – Zach Clauson; RPHS Outstanding Mathematics Student 2019 – Zach Clauson.

Excellence in Senior Research – presented by Kerri Acton to Riley Vogler and Josie Watkins

Excellence in Speech – presented by Kerri Acton to Makenna Farmer and Jared Thomas

Applied Communications – presented by Jim Skillen to Domonic Evans

Themes – presented by Jim Skillen to Ashley Christian

Project of the Year – presented by Stevie Eickhoff to Ashton Laing

Artist of the Year – presented by Stevie Eickhoff to Preston Jones

FBLA Awards – presented by Tiffanie Gaines and Kathy Ungles: Accounting II – Hallee Bradley, 5th place (state qualifier); Introduction to Business Communication – RyAnne Herron, 5th place (state qualifier); Political Science – Beth Davis, 9th place; Computer Problem Solving – Aaron Haltman, 8th place; Business Communication – Darius Skillen, 8th place; Communication – Kelcie Gaines, 1st place (two years in a row, state qualifier all four years); Community Service Project – Kelcie Gaines and Beth Davis raised over $500 for Atchison County C.A.R.E.; Top May Basket Sales – Hallee Bradley, 173 baskets sold.

Business awards – Personal Finance, 1st Semester Highest Grade – Kalyn Mertens; Personal Finance, 2nd Semester Highest Grade – Gabe Abbott; Personal Finance, 1st Semester Highest Grade – Ashley Christian; Personal Finance, 2nd Semester Highest Grade – Alivia Baucom and Makenna Farmer

Abby Palmer presented the following awards: High School Solo/Small Ensemble Performances – Instrumental – (I) Exemplary rating: Alivia Baucom, tuba; (II) Outstanding rating: Scarlett Kish, flute; Tori Jordan, flute; Ayden Wilroy, clarinet; Beth Davis, clarinet; RyAnne Herron, clarinet; Vocal – (I) Exemplary rating (state bound): Josie Watkins; (II) Outstanding rating: RyAnne Herron and Rebekah Lucas; State – Gold: Josie Watkins, Vocal.

Attendance Awards: Superior – Makenna Farmer and Fischer Tharp; Less than 4 EX or EXV – Trejan Criger, Preston Jones, Riley Vogler, Kalen LaHue, Trey Peshek, Tayleigh Huntley

Organization of the Year – presented by Mr. Parsons to FBLA

Teacher of the Year – presented by Mrs. Skillen to Mrs. Eickhoff