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Class of 2018 Celebrates Senior Recognition Ceremony
Posted 06/04/2018 02:57PM
On Monday, June 4, the Quaker Valley graduating class of 2018 attended a recognition ceremony where many students received awards. The assembly took place at 10 A.M. in the high school auditorium. Awards presented include: Quill and Scroll Awards for Bittersweet and Quaker Quill, Best Buddies Recognition, School Board Graduating Senior Award, Superintendent’s Citizenship Award, Society of Women Engineers Award, Nation Merit Award, HSA Recognition, Army and Navy ROTC Scholarships, Military Recognitions, The Challenge Program Recognitions, and many more. QV Athletic Director Mr. Michael Mastroianni said this class of seniors is the most athletically accomplished group to ever walked the halls of Quaker Valley High School. Guest speakers also mentioned how this year's graduates have made great strides in creating a safer, more friendly place for students of all shapes, sizes, backgrounds, and colors, while also being very active in the community. The program concluded with a slideshow created by senior, Rachel Rock. Click here for photos.

Quill & Scroll Awards



Franzi Nace

Quaker Quill

Molly Henschke, Bryce O'Donnell

Best Buddies Recognition

Annie Luptak, Emma Moul

School Board Graduating Senior Award

John Corbett

Superintendent's Citizenship Award

Franzika Nace

Society of Women Engineers

Jessica Inacio

National Merit Recognition

Catherine Getty, Jake Musial, Franzi Nace


Katie Rostek

School Board Reps

Natalie Napolitano, John Corbett

Army ROTC Scholarship

Brendan Reid

Navy ROTC Scholarship

Devon Jones

Marine Distinguished Athlete Male

Jacob Pesicka

Marine Distinguished Athlete Female

Annie Luptak

Marine Scholastic Excellence Award

Caitlyn McCloskey

Semper Fidelis Award

Christopher Mesko

The Challenge Program



Chloe Knoll

Academic Improvement

Nick Notte

Community Service

Juan Correa

Academic Excellence

Jake Musial


Sida Wilson

NHS Scholarship Award

Katie Rostek

Calculus Award / QVEF Prize

Devon Jones

Math Award

Michael Parker

Hometown High Q

Annika Christensen, Jake Musial, Michael Parker

Social Studies Award

Lena Johnson, Ryan Weicht

Global Scholar Recognition

Denelle Balach
Iman Benharrats
Audrey Durbin
Quinn Flowers
Catherine Getty
Molly Henschke
Jessica Inacio
Annie Luptak
Caitlyn McCloskey
Franziska Nace
Natasha Napolitano
Rachel Rock
Abby Smith

WPIAL Recognition

Landon Grant, Franzi Nace

Band/Orchestra/Music Recognition


Richard Kriever Award Band

Ben Mastrorocco, Chloe Knoll

Richard Kriever Award Orchestra

Allison Lenhardt

Sousa/Griffith Award Band

Katie Rostek

Bedison Award for Band

Mahle McCracken, Molly Forrest

Bedison Award for Orchestra

Emma Morris

Parkway Career & Tech Ed Recognition

Carly Baehr, Sky Bignall, Tanner Mosholder

Spirit of Quaker Valley Awards

Anna Luptak, Jake Giotto

Jerry Longo Award

Molly Forrest

2018 Senior Class Unsung Hero

Iman Benharrats



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