Eleven St. Scholastica Academy students received partial SSA tuition-based scholarships at an awards assembly held May 17.
Mary Rapp received the St. Scholastica Academy Student Council Endowed Scholarship. This award is given to a rising Junior who is dedicated, hardworking and generally exhibits a love of student council, going above and beyond serving both SSA and the community.
Hannah Baham received the Meg McCourtney Scholarship. This scholarship is given to a student who has embraced the culture of SSA and taken advantage of the opportunities afforded to her by being a student of SSA.
Alexandra Spell received the Angelle Ulfers Endowed Scholarship. This is given in memory of Angelle by the class of 2012, which united in her smile and love for others, came together to help raise funds for the scholarship in her name.
Anna Kate Broussard received the Catherine Farnsworth Gensler Foundation Scholarship. A member of the class of 2014, Catherine succumbed to cancer in July 2011. This scholarship is awarded to a student that exhibits Catherine’s same love of God, her family, her friends, her SSA sisters, and is hardworking, strong and determined.
Morgan Ross received the Four Pillars Scholarship. This award is presented to a student who exemplifies the Benedictine tradition of prayer, work, study and community.
Molly Brown received the Hillary Lanaux Greve Memorial Endowed Scholarship for leadership and devotion to her school. Greve, a 1999 SSA graduate, died from a rare type of cancer in January 2001.
Reagan Hightower received the St. Scholastica Academy Alumnae Association Endowed Scholarship. The SSA Alumnae realized a need to extend their school spirit and the wonderful academics and experiences they received at their Alma Mater to a deserving student. Allison Weimer received the Sr. Juanita Frederico Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is given to a student who embodies the essence of the Benedictine charism, balancing prayer, work, study and community at SSA.
Junior Mary Carter was awarded the Benedictine Sisters Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is in honor of Sister Eugenia Simoneaux, O.S.B., and Sister Jeanne D’Arc Kernion, O.S.B., two who served as administrators of the Academy. It is maintained as a lasting memorial to the Benedictine Sisters’ belief in, contribution to, and hope for their vision of Catholic education, which they gave to and named St. Scholastica Academy. This scholarship is awarded to a junior who through her respect for others, involvement in school life, and concern for her studies, shows a belief in and appreciation for all that the academy embodies.
Julianne Yaeger received the Marguerite S. Celestin Scholarship for her strong academics, involvement in school activities, and generosity of spirit, friendliness and love of SSA, an endowed scholarship created in 2005 by the Parents Club in recognition of Celestin’s 25 years of service at St. Scholastica Academy, as president of the Academy after nine years in that position.
Claire Schmitt received the Mary Kathryn Villere Scholarship for her love of SSA, respect for others and involvement in school life. The SSA Parent Club and Athletic Association honored Villere this year by creating a scholarship in her name.
Outstanding students first-place awardees are: Eighth graders: Margaret Cazenavette – World Geography and Algebra I Honors; Sarah Clifton – Studio Art; Erica Desforges – Algebra I; Kathleen Garraway – Physical Education; Anna Hummel – Integrated Physical Science; Marianne Monroe – Introduction to Film; Claire Perret – Integrated Physical Science; Natalie Scriabine – Religion 8. Freshmen:Hannah Baham – Theology I; Gabrielle Bradford – English II Honors and Latin I; Anna Champ – Geometry Honors and Latin II; Alexandria deZayas – Physical Education I; Desiree Holton – Geometry; Kerrigan Jackson – Art I, English II and World History; Molly Manale – Physics Honors; Margaret Mercante – Algebra II Honors and World History Honors; Eleanor Waag – Algebra I. Sophomores: Mackensie Blackwell – French I; Marianna Gallaspy – Algebra II and Spanish I; Alexandra Groeneveld – Art II; Lindsay Horridge – American History; Cecilia Hunter – Chemistry; Aubry Hymel – English III Honors; Hannah Jones – English III; Mary Larso – American History AP and Physical Education II; Hailey Rowbatham – Advanced Math Honors and Chemistry Honors; Amy Schneida – Speech. Juniors: Megan Bounds – Art III; Clare Bruns – Philosophy; Alexis Colomb – Spanish III; Alison Curl – French III; Lauren Gonzales – Advanced Math; Reagan Hightower – AP Fine Arts; Evelyn Klein – Theology III; Olivia Lapuyade – French II; Hayley Pacaccio – Spanish II; Morgan Ross – AP English Literature and Introduction to Physics Honors; Rachael Stewart – English IV. Outstanding Students second-place awardees are: Eighth graders: Margaret Benit – Religion 8; Tayler Cangelosi – Algebra I; Sarah Clifton – World Geography; Caroline Dalton – Studio Art; Madison Livaccari – Integrated Physical Science Honors; Ella Moll – Physical Education 8; Natalie Scriabine – Integrated Physical Science; Julia Sepcich – Introduction to Film; Mina Sheikh – Algebra I Honors; Ava Trahan – Algebra I. Freshmen: Hannah Baham – English II Honors; Ainsley Billson – English II; Emily Blackburn – World History Honors; Hannah Cole – Geometry; Mary Frances Elliott – Geometry Honors, Latin II and Physics Honors; Desiree Holton – Physics; Elizabeth Kalmbach – Geometry Honors; Michaela Minge – Physical Education I; Mary-Kathryn Murphy – Algebra II Honors; Maria Osborne-Cambias – World History; Renin Shepherd – Latin I; Sarah Trahant – Theology I. Sophomores: Gabrielle Angelle – Philosophy Honors; Jordan Bass – English III; Stephanie Bodin – French I; Anna Kate Broussard – Spanish I; Marianna Gallaspy – Speech; Lindsay Horridge – Algebra II and Chemistry; Aubry Hymel – Chemistry Honors; Lacy Marchand – Physical Education II; Hailey Rowbatham – American History AP and English III Honors; Shelby Stoop – American History. Juniors: Ally Adams – Spanish II; Clare Bruns – AP English Literature; Caroline Cantrelle – French III; Mary Carter – Art I; Grace Cole – Calculus Honors; Madyson Couture – Spanish III; Alison Curl – Introduction to Physics Honors; Allie Edwards – AP Fine Arts and Theology III; Lauren Gonzales – Art II; Scarlett Holton – French II; Emma Kennedy – Art III; Meghan Kreeger – Advanced Math; Olivia Lapuyade – Fine Arts Survey; Morgan Ross – Advanced Math Honors. Scholastic Achievement awardees are: Eighth graders: Abigail Blaum – Religion 8; Annamarie Borgatti – Studio Art; Landen Bourgeois – Algebra I; Caroline Dalton – Algebra I; Emily Oliveri – Integrated Physical Science; Sophia Sacco – Integrated Physical Science; Mina Sheikh – Physical Science 8; Lauren Yawn – Introduction to Film and Algebra. Freshmen: Emily Blackburn – Latin II; Anna Katherine Breaux – World History Honors; Claire Dubreuil – Latin II; Mae Frey – English II; Malorie Graffeo – World History; Emily Holmes – Theology I; Hailey Lacoste – Geometry; Lauren Madden – Theology I; Molly Manale – Latin I; Mary-Kathryn Murphy – Latin I; Isabella Pflug – World History Honors; Dani Urrata – Art I. Sophomores: Jordan Bass – Digital Media I; Aixa Crespo – Spanish II; Marianna Gallaspy – Physical Education II; Allie Gibbens – Digital Media I; Delaney Havrylkoff – French I; Gabrielle Kilbride – Spanish II; Chloe Lechner – French I; Megan Maurin – French I; Amber Rooney – English III; Gabriella Vargas – Spanish I. Juniors: Alexandra Amedio – Art III; Leah Bridges – English III; Molly Brown – Introduction to Physics Honors; Caroline Cantrelle – Advanced Math; Caitlin Cisneros – Spanish III; Madyson Couture – Psychology; Emily Gaffney – French III; Sarah Harris – Spanish III; Reagan Hightower – Spanish III; Cassie Huhn – Art IV; Ellen Kalmbach – Spanish II; Evelyn Klein – Spanish III; Cameron Lala – AP English Literature; Sydney Lentz – French III; Cadie Manale – Art I; Payton Ramsey – Spanish III; Amy Scheuermann- AP Psychology; Madison Scott – French II; Madeline Trosclair – French II; Juliette Ulfers – AP English Literature; Madison Vicknair – Fine Arts Survey; Kelsey Wales – AP English Literature. Academic achievement in sports is awarded in these levels: Bronze, playing one sport and maintaining a 4.0 GPA for the term in which the sport is played; Silver, playing two sports and maintaining a 4.0 GPA for the term in which the sports were played; Gold, playing three sports and maintaining a 4.0 GPA for the term in which the sports were played. Eighth Graders: Margaret Benit, Camryn Donahue, Alexandra McLaughlin, Haley Oubre, Allison Swider, bronze; Tayler Cangelosi, Margaret Cazenavette, Ann Margaret Christopher, Mallory Donahue, Kathleen Garraway, Claire Perret, Emma Ross, silver; Raleigh Quinlan, gold. Freshmen: Madeleine Berrigan, Gabrielle Bradford, Anna Katherine Breaux, Anna Champ, Hannah Cole, Alexandria deZayas, Gabriella Fouchi, Caitlin Gonzalez, Kerrigan Jackson, Ella Jourdan, Molly Manale, Mary-Kathryn Murphy, Brenna Spell, Katherine Trent, silver; Ainsley Billson, Barrett Champagne, Henly Crosby, Sarah d’Hemecourt, Claire Dubreuil, Mary Frances Elliott, Margaret Mercante, gold; Therese Chifici, Madeline Coles, Kaylee Combs, Caroline Cresson, …, Maria Osborne-Cambias, Haley Hessburg, Desiree Holton, Elizabeth Kalmbach, Emma Knobloch, Abigail Palopoli, Renin Shepherd, Sydney Vincens, Evelyn Waguespack, bronze; Sophomores:Jordan Bass, Mackenzie Donegan, Morgan Doyle, Silver; Stephanie Bodin, Anna Kate Broussard, Diana Darr, Courtney Deynoodt, Aliha Encinia, Saylor Ennis, Sarah Estapa, Allison Farr, Lauren Hanley, Emma Hladky, Cecilia Hunter, Aubry Hymel, Claire Iennusa, Leyrer, Montana Liggio, Stephanie Melancon, Alyssa Navarro, Regan Odenwald, Morgan Odom, Molly Pausina, Brittany Pierce, Hailey Prendergast, Hailey Rowbatham , Amy Schneida, Whitney Smith, Georgia Trist, Audrey Ulfers, Caroline Weisinger, bronze; Eileen Bolton, Molly McHale, gold; Konstance Garraway, McCall Hundley, Alexa McMullen, Courtlyn Moore, Shannon Moore, Zoe Perrin, Grace Riley, Bailey Sitarz, Kate Weldon, Sarah Young, silver. Juniors: Gabrielle Anderson, Molly Brown, Clare Bruns, Mary Carter, Morgan Chiasson, Alexis Colomb, Allie Edwards, Margaret Modeen, Lindsey Parkins, Julia Savoie, Amy Scheuermann, Elizabeth Simoneaux, Alexandra Spell, Rachael Stewart, bronze; Caroline de la Houssaye, Payton Ramsey, Allison Weimer, silver; Julianne Yaeger, gold.