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LHWHS Jacob Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

The group of students pose for a photo.

News release published by University of Missouri – St. Louis…

UMSL honors 47 high school students for distinguished achievement in science

On Feb. 20, 2014, more than 200 proud parents and teachers came to honor 47 high school juniors at the annual Distinguished Achievement Awards for Science Excellence dinner presented by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

The high school juniors were chosen by their schools for their academic achievement and outstanding capabilities in science. The record numbers of students honored attend public, private and parochial schools in the St. Louis region.

Theresa Thiel, senior associate dean of arts and sciences and professor of biology, presented the keynote address on “Using photosynthesis to make hydrogen fuel.”

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and Mattie Moore, deputy director of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s office spoke to the students and guests.

The honored students and their schools are:

Affton High School
ADIS TERZIC

Block Yashiva High School
DANIEL SOMOROV

Brentwood High School
MICHAEL LOGAN

Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory School
INDIA BRADLEY

Carnahan High School of the Future
ALEXIS COLBERT

Central Visual & Performing Arts High School
EMILY CUNNINGHAM

Chaminade College Preparatory School
JEREMY SCHNEIDER

Clayton High School
JEFFREY FRIEDMAN

Clyde C. Miller Career Academy
RIANA ROBERTS

College Preparatory at Madison High School
ANTWON SIMMS

Collinsville High School
TIMOTHY TOLLIVER

Crossroads College Preparatory School
MATTHEW LARSON

Duchesne High School
ANTHONY J. BUCHHOLZ

Eureka High School
ZACHARY R. WRIGHT

Fort Zumwalt North High School
AUSTIN STELLING

Fort Zumwalt South High School
AISHWARYA MOGULOTHU

Fox Senior High School
ALEXANDER C. MEADOWS

Francis Howell High School
REBECCA RODELL

Francis Howell North High School
AIZA BUSTOS

Gateway STEM High School
BRENDAN D. DRESSMAN

Hazelwood West High School
KALEY REEDY

Jennings Senior High School
TYREESA CANNON

Ladue Horton Watkins High School
SARAH JACOB

Lutheran High School North
EMILY MCFARLAND

Maplewood Richmond Heights High School
PAUL MEUSER

Metro Academic & Classical High School
ARDIAN POLLO

McKinley Classical Leadership Academy
KYLE CHRISTOPHER

Nerinx Hall High School
MORGAN MCCHESNEY

Normandy High School
ROBERT MCRATH II

Northwest Academy of Law
DAYJAH GEORGE

Parkway South High School
KEVIN ZHENG

Pattonville High School
JESSICA VITALE

Riverview Gardens High School
CARLISSHA NEWBY

Roosevelt High School
AYALAH CELIZER

St. Charles High School
SARA LIVELY

St. Dominic High School
CLAIRE REILING

St. Clair High School
HANNAH KROUPER

St. Francis Borgia Regional High School
ERIN DICKEY

St. John Vianney High School
MICHAEL T. BABB

St. Mary’s High School
DEREK VONARX

Soldan International Studies High School
DAISIA BROWN

University City High School
WALTER A. DEITZIER

Vashon High School
JORDAN DINWIDDIE

Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School
JUSTINE KAEMMERLEN

Warrenton High School
MATTHEW RUSSELL

Wentzville Holt High School
KATHERINE R. ORSUND

Westminster Christian Academy
BENJAMIN LINXWILER