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Fall 2015, a Semester to Celebrate

Fall 2015 was another semester to celebrate! The Ladue School District is recognized nationally for the outstanding academic achievements of its students inside the classroom. The district’s staff and students are also achieving at a high level outside the classroom.

Here is just a sampling from the first semester of the 2015-16 school year.

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Fourteen LHWHS Students Perform Highly On Preliminary SAT

Congratulations to 14 Ladue Horton Watkins High School students who were named National Merit, National Achievement and National Hispanic semifinalists for their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) taken in their junior year!

About only 20 percent of high school students take the SAT. These students are among a small group of LHWHS seniors who have achieved this accomplishment in the past 20 years. All of these students are eligible for scholarships next spring.

LHWHS Senior Wins National Psychology Essay Competition

The American Psychological Association committee of Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) recognized Alison Gold’s essay “Alcohol and Adolescence: An Examination from the Biopsychosocial Approach” on the top four essays submitted for the 2015 APA TOPSS Essay Competition. She received a scholarship for $250 and a certificate as an award. Alison is a senior this year at Ladue Horton Watkins High School.

LHWHS Grads Chosen For McDonald’s and UNCF Scholarship

Congratulations to three Ladue Horton Watkins High School Graduates for being chosen for the McDonald’s Academic Excellence Award Scholarship! Nautica Huddleston, Gabrielle Hannah, and Malcolm Davis will each receive a $3,000 scholarship that is awarded to college-bound St. Louis and Metro East high school seniors.

The event was held at a McDonald’s on Florissant Avenue in Ferguson on Wednesday. Malcolm was unable to attend, but Nautica and Gabrielle were awarded their certificates at the event. To see event coverage, visit FOX2Now.

LHWHS Graduate Kahn Receives Scholarship From ADL

The St. Louis Jewish Light announced the following on June 3, 2015…

“The Anti-Defamation League of Missouri/Southern Illinois has awarded local high school seniors Matt Frischer and Sam Kahn the 18th Annual Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarship.  Each will receive a $2,000 college scholarship. Kahn attended Ladue Horton Watkins High School and will be going to Vanderbilt University in the fall.  Frischer attended Parkway Central and will be going to Indiana University.”

LHWHS African-American Students Recognized For Their Achievements at Annual Brunch

On May 2, 2015, more than 150 Ladue Horton Watkins High School African-American students were recognized with awards at the 2015 Ladue African American Student Alliance (LAASA) Recognition Brunch at the high school.

Five LHWHS Seniors Sign Letters of Intent to Play College Sports

On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, five Ladue Horton Watkins High School (LHWHS) seniors participated in a ceremonial signing celebration to show their commitment to attend and play a sport at the universities and college of their choice.

LHWHS 2015 Seniors Receive More than 100 Awards

On May 17, 2015, more than 300 seniors graduated from Ladue Horton Watkins High School, officially making them the Class of 2015. In addition to obtaining their diplomas, 75 students received 147 awards, scholarships and/or recognitions at the annual Senior Awards event on on April 23, 2015.   See the list below.

OBE’s Butz Recieves Teacher Scholarship

On April 9, 2015, Stacy Butz, a learning lab teacher at Old Bonhomme Elementary School, was one of four recipients awarded $500 from the Akehiko Takahashi Greater St. Louis Region MSTA Teacher Scholarship committee.

LHWHS’ Panorama Sports Editor Aaron Bry Receives Prestigious Honor

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Aaron Bry has been named a Walter Williams Scholar in the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri at Columbia.