Montezuma-Cortez student honors and awards

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Montezuma-Cortez academic, athletic and activity awards were presented May 23 and 25.

M-CHS Freshman Academic Award

Stevee Brenner, Cody Canzona, Laurel Chappell, Emma Cuckie, Aron Engel, Judy Ha, Ryan Jackson, Kyla Kingery, Taron Lard, Ian Roberson, Gage Seaburn, Skylar Smith, Jennifer Sturman, Tommy Thompson, Francesca Toms, Rachel Zetts

M-CHS SOPHOMORE Academic Award

Miceal Allsup, Kearra Boggs, Bridger Brenner, Elana Cope, Nicole Demby, Rachel Demby, Xavier Eddy, Whitney Finley, Natasha Gordon, Levi Gross, Randy Haley, Joshua Horneff, Sera King, Kaleb Lancaster-Milligan, Taren Lanier, Carla Manjarrez, Konnar McGee, Kevin Morales, Haley Nadone, Jaquelyn Reyes, Jonathan Walck, Tierney Wilson, Elizabeth Wilson-Rhodes, Samantha Woyewodzic

Other award and scholarship recipients are listed below. Names in all capital letters are graduating seniors; their listings also indicate their future plans.Abrams, Tara: National Honor Society Member, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic Award, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - AP English 3ALEXANDER, SAVANNA: attending Fort Lewis College.ARCHULETA, ALEXANDRIA: attending United States Army National Guard, telecommunications.Avon, Brandi: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionBABER, CHEYENNE: attending Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Lakewood, Colo., in illustration. Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design Artistic Scholarship $1,954, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design Academic Scholarship $1,738, Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $3,500, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $3,500 renewable/4 years, M-CHS International Thespian Member, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - AP Art, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Drama, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentBAKER, SARAH: Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $1,500, Bob Cox Memorial/Kiwanis Scholarship $1,500, RE-1 Schools Native American Parent Committee Scholarship $300Belden, Kevin: attending Southwest Colorado Community College. SCCC EMT Basic Certificate, M-CHS International Thespian MemberBIARD, DARCIE: attending Fort Lewis College in education. Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $2,500/renewable 4 years, Fort Lewis College Talent Search Scholarship $1,000, DePaul University Scholar's Award $11,500 per year renewable, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, SCCC EMT Basic Certificate, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentBIERY, DEVON: SCCC Nurse Aid conferred Certificate Black, Imari: CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic Award, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - American GovernmentBLAIR, TRISTA: attending Southwest Colorado Community College in criminology Boggs, Kearra: Colorado Mesa University Media Days - 3rd PlaceBORDEMAN, JONATHAN: attending Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, in businessBorgen, Brandi: M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - SpanishBrendle, Jasmyn: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionBURCH, DAVID: attending University of Colorado-Boulder in chemistry. University of Colorado-Boulder President Joseph A. Sewall Scholarship $5,000, University of Colorado-Boulder Arts and Sciences Honors Program, Denver University Chancellor Scholar $20,000 renewable, Norlin Scholars $4,000, Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $2,500, University of Colorado-Boulder Outstanding Junior Award $1,000, Colorado Masons Cortez Lodge #33 Benevolent Fund Scholarship $7,000, 2013 Finalist Boettcher Foundation Merit Scholarship, United Methodist Thrift Shop Scholarship $1,000, Empire Electric Employee Scholarship $1,000, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $4,000, Southwest Memorial Foundation Healthcare Scholarship $600, Fort Lewis College Trio/Upward Bound HP Laptop $400, Wendy's High School Heisman Award - Male School Winner, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, Class of 2013 Officer - President, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 Student, M-CHS Honors Diploma Recipient Graduate, Class of 2013 M-CHS SalutatorianCarey, Braden: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionCASTILLO, JESUS: attending Wyoming Tech in Laramie in high performance and custom fabrication. Cathey, Collin:SCCC EMT Basic Certificate, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic AwardCAUGHEY, SHELBY: M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - PhotographyCLARK, AYESHA: attending Fort Lewis College in graphic design, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - AP ArtCLARK, COLE: attending Colorado State University-Fort Collins, Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, Colorado State University Ram Grant $1,250Cope, Elana: 2013 National Honor Society New Inductee, 2012-13 CHSAA Three Sport Participation AwardCRUZ, KAILA: attending Fort Lewis College in cellular and molecular biology, Fort Lewis College First Generation Scholarship $2,000, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $2,000, Fort Lewis College Foundation Scholarship $1,000 renewable, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $2,500, Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship/Four Corners Board of Realtors $1,000, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Spanish, Society of Women Engineers - Merit of Honor in Science & MathematicsDaniel, Tyler: 2013 Empire Electric Association Tour in Washington D.C. in June, National Honor Society Member, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic Award, University of Colorado-Boulder Outstanding Junior Award

DAVES, RYAN: Enter workforce in agriculture, ranching. National Honor Society Member, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, FFA State Star Farmer Award 1 of 4 Finalist, State of Colorado FFA Degree Recipient, CHSAA State Wrestling Qualifier, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - English IV, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Agriculture Education, United States Army Outstanding Scholar/Male Athlete Award, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentDean, Logan: CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic Award, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Pre-calculus, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Physical EducationDemby, Nicole: 2012-13 CHSAA Three Sport Participation AwardDORENKAMP, MAVERICK: attending Front Range Community College-Westminster, in computer science. M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - PsychologyDURAN, CIERRA: attending Colorado State University-Fort Collins in music and art therapy. Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, Colorado State University Alliance Increase Scholarship $6,800, Colorado State University Green & Gold Scholarship $8,000, Colorado State University Ram Grant $2,500, Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $3,500, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member, M-CHS International Thespian Member, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Instrumental Music, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - American Government, United States Marine Corps "Semper Fidelis" Award (Music Excellence), Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentECHOLS, AMANDA: attending Colorado Mesa University-Grand Junction in nursing. M-CHS International Thespian MemberEckhart, Sylis: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionELLIOTT, MIRANDA: attending Garden City Community College-Garden City, Kan., in criminal justice. Garden City Community College Letter of Intent to play Softball Fall $1,072, Garden City Community College Letter of Intent to play Softball Spring $400, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $2,000, Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000, Mancos Valley Bank Scholarship $1,000, Mickey Gonzales Golf Memorial Scholarship $1,000, Wendy's High School Heisman Award - Female School Winner, CHSAA 3A Western Slope League, 1st Team All-Conference Softball, 2012-13 CHSAA Three Sport Participation Award, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Athletic Strength & Conditioning, KVFC Outstanding Athlete Female AwardENGEL, ABIGAIL: attending Fort Lewis College. Fort Lewis College Foundation Blackstone Scholarship $1,000, Fort Lewis College Freshman Colorado Resident Achievers Tuition $4,500, Boise State Gem Waiver $12,584, Colorado Mesa University Distinguished Scholar $6,000, Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, Colorado State University Green & Gold Scholarship $8,000, Northern Arizona University Western Undergraduate Exchange $8,750 per year, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $3,000, Shaun McAndrew Memorial Scholarship $1,000, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, United States Army Outstanding Scholar/Female Athlete Award, Society of Women Engineers - Merit of the Highest Honor in Science & Mathematics. Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentEngel, Aron: 2012-13 CHSAA Three Sport Participation AwardESQUIBEL, ANDRE: serving in the United States Naval Academy-Annapolis in the medical field. U.S. Air Force Academy Appointment-Officer Training Program $103,500 per year/$414,000, U.S. Naval Academy Appointment-Officer Training $87,500 per year/$350,000 value, NROTC Navy Option Scholarship at University of Colorado-Boulder $13,240 yearly, University of Colorado-Boulder President Joseph A. Sewall Scholarship $5,000 , Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, Empire Electric/Basin Electric Scholarship $1,000, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $4,000, Fort Lewis College Trio/Upward Bound HP Laptop $400, University of Connecticut Honors Scholar - Academic Excellence Scholarship $15,000 per year, University of Denver Chancellor Scholar $20,000 per year, M-CHS Honors Diploma/Gifted Education Scholarship $500, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $4,000, Val I. Robichaux M.D. Memorial Scholarship $1,000, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Calculus, Class of 2013 Officer - Vice President, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 Student, M-CHS Honors Diploma Recipient Graduate, Class of 2013 M-CHS ValedictorianFAUGHT, RACHEL: attending Fort Lewis College for elementary/secondary teaching. Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $1,000, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $2,000, M-CHS International Thespian Member, National Art Honor Society Member, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - DramaFinley, Ahabanah: M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - AP ArtFinley, Whitney: 2013 National Honor Society InducteeFitchett, Shandra: M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Agriculture EducationGalyon, Noah: 2012-13 CHSAA Three Sport Participation AwardGARZA, BAYLEN: Southwest Colorado Community College Welding-Structural CertificateGOOSSEN, DAKOTA: attending Colorado Mesa University-Grand Junction in kinesiology. Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, CHSAA 3A Western Slope League, All-Conference Honorable Mention Football, SCCC EMT Basic Certificate, Byearon Rowe Fighting Heart AwardGRAY, ETHAN: attending Aims Community College-Greeley, Colo. for commercial airline pilot training. M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Spanish, M-CHS International Thespian MemberGRAY, SHAELA: attending Colorado State University-Fort Collins for veterinary medicine. Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, M-CHS International Thespian MemberGRUBBS, BRECK: attending Scottsdale Community College-Scottsdale, Ariz., for dance technology. Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $2,000, RE-1 Schools Native American Parent Committee Scholarship $300, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionGUSTAFON, TRENTON: attending Adams State University-Alamosa to study wildlife/game warden. Adams State University Letter of Intent to play Football, State of Colorado FFA Degree Recipient, CHSAA State Wrestling Qualifier, Delta Wrestling Tournament - 1st Place, CHSAA 3A Western Slope League, 1st Team All-Conference Football, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Athletic Strength & Conditioning, United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award (Athletic Excellence)Hackett, Daxon: M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - AP English 3Hafner, Lacy: M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Family & Consumer ScienceHaley, Randy: 2012-13 CHSAA Three Sport Participation AwardHarris, Tyearun: attending San Juan College Fire Academy-Farmington for fire science. Bob Cox Memorial/Kiwanis Scholarship $1,500 M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Fire & Emergency Services, SCCC EMT Basic CertificateHaukeness, Amanda: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Fire & Emergency ScienceHawkins, Keith: attending West Texas A&M-Canyon, Texas, for engineering.Heal, Cheyenne: National Honor Society Member, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic Award

Hermanns, Jacob: attending NASCAR Technical Institute-Mooresville, N.C. Empire Electric Vocational Scholarship $500, Imagine America ScholarshipHorneff, Joshua: 2013 National Honor Society New InducteeHunter, Mariah: Havasu Foundation for Higher Education Scholarship $1,000, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentJaramillo, Brooke: attending San Juan College-Farmington in nursing. SCCC EMT Basic CertificateJohnson, Brittanie: M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - PsychologyJones, Lacey: M-CHS Junior Academic Award, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - English 3, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Agriculture EducationJordan, Jaci: National Honor Society Member, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic AwardJorgensen, Arrelia: M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Chamber ChoirKautz, Robert: attending Colorado Mountain College-Glenwood Springs for biology. M-CHS International Thespian MemberKimble, Chessie: attending Colorado Mesa University-Grand Junction. CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionKingery, Makenna: National Honor Society Member, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic Award, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - English 3Kirks, Wiley: attending Texas Tech University-Lubbock for petroleum engineering. Texas Tech University Out-of-State Grant $4,000 per year, Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, Colorado State University Alliance Increase Scholarship $6,800, Colorado State University Green & Gold Scholarship $8,000, Colorado State University Ram Grant $1,200, Colorado Student Grant $1,250, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $3,000, Bob Cox Memorial/Kiwanis Scholarship $1,500, Dolores State Bank Scholarship $1,000, Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association Scholarship $800, Outstanding Scholastic Achievement from the Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member, State of Colorado FFA Degree Recipient, Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - English IV, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Calculus, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Agricultural Education, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentKramer, Sage: National Honor Society Member, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic Award, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Pre-Calculus, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Physical EducationKrob, Andrew: attending Santa Barbara City College-Santa Barbara, Calif., for underwater welding.Lambson, Kyme: attending Brigham Young University-Provo, Utah, in the medical field. Brigham Young Scholarship $2,426 ($1,213 per semester), Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, Empire Electric Scholarship $1,000, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, National Honor Society Member - Secretary, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Photography, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentLange, Cami: attending Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design-Lakewood in graphic design. M-CHS International Thespian MemberLansing, Tenai: attending San Juan College-Farmington in the veterinary fieldLaPaz, Leonard: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionLaymon, Andrew: 2012-13 CHSAA Three Sport Participation Award Laymon, Victoria: attending California State University-Fullerton in art and design. California State University-Fullerton University Honors Program, Bay Path College Provost Scholarship $14,000 per year, Northland College Academic Excellence Scholarship $12,000 per year, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $2,500, Patsy Brown Arts Scholarship $1,000, Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $1,000 renew/4years, CHSAA 3A Western Slope League, 2nd Team All-Conference Softball, 2012-13 CHSAA Three Sport Participation Award, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, M-CHS Senior Academic Award, Eulalia Skinner Pioneer Award, Class of 2013 M-CHS Top 20 StudentLee, Aryanna: attending Fort Lewis College in nursing. Fort Lewis College Merit Scholarship $2,000 renew 4 years, Roland R. Schneider Memorial Scholarship/First National Bank $3,000, Southwest Memorial Foundation Healthcare Scholarship $600, Leonard Cain Medical Scholarship $500Lock, Abigail: National Honor Society Member - Vice President, CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, Nominated 2013 KCTE Student of the Year, M-CHS Junior Academic Award, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Psychology, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - Photography, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - AP English 3, M-CHS Junior Pacesetter - American GovernmentLong, Ashley: serving in the United States Navy - Delayed Entry Program. M-CHS International Thespian MemberLopez, Aubrey: CHSAA Academic All State 1st Team, M-CHS Junior Academic AwardLopez, Emanuel AleX: attending Colorado State University-Fort Collins in health science. Colorado State University Alliance Partnership Scholarship $10,000, CHSAA 3A Western Slope League, All-Conference Honorable Mention Football, CHSAA Academic All State Honorable Mention, M-CHS Senior Pacesetter - Athletic Strength & Conditioning, SCCC EMT Basic CertificateLopez, Johnny: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionLopez, Marlana: CHSAA Academic All State Honorable MentionLukas, Lacey: Colorado Mesa University Media Days - 3rd Place Editorial