Woonsocket High School seniors receive awards

Woonsocket High School seniors receive awards

Janae Brown is hugged after getting her diploma and exiting the stage during Woonsocket High School’s graduation ceremony last Friday afternoon. (Breeze photos by Robert Emerson)

WOONSOCKET – The following students received honors at Woonsocket High School’s Senior Awards Night.

• Milford Federal Savings and Loan Scholarship: Diana Cabrera

• The Honey Dew Donuts Scholarship: Daniel Ruiz

• The Woonsocket Health & Rehab Centre Scholarship: Katrina Kurowski

• The Martin P. Crowley Memorial Scholarship: James Simonini

• The Wilfrid L. Godin Memoriam Scholarship: Dominique DiSpirito

• Fierce for Shannon Foundation Scholarship: Sifa James, Lillian Kouki, and Special Award: Kathleen Andino

• The Fierce Friends Scholarship: Diana Cabrera

• IWC Fine Arts Scholarship in Memory of Kenneth Zagaglia: Kevin Nguyen

• The George Nasuti “Good Citizen” Memorial Scholarship: Katrina Kurowski, Sonia Merbouche, Quyen Truong, and Benjamin Willie

• The Kids Klub Scholarship: Trey Brown

• Robert T. Guertin Memorial Scholarship: Cheyenne Washington

• John Notarangelo Sportsmanship Scholarship: Shelbie Roy

• The Woonsocket Rotary Club Scholarship: Quyen Truong

• Senior Chief Scott DeCoste Memorial Scholarship: Dominique DiSpirito, and Benjamin Willie

• The Meryl Levinson Memorial Scholarship: Lillian Kouki and Brianna Tsouvalas

• The ADK Kappa Chapter Scholarship: Heidi Knipfing

U.S. Air Force Award

• Community College of the Air Force Award: Kaitlyn Buote

U.S. Marine Corp Awards

• Distinguished Athlete Award: Katrina Kurowski

• Semper Fidelis Award for Music Excellence: Kaitlyn Buote, Kahlyl Roberson

• Scholastic Excellence Award: James Simonini

U.S. Army Award

• Scholar Athlete Award: Colin Godfrin, Katrina Kurowski

The Seal of Bi-literacy Awards

• Spanish: Ibraim Santos, Dariana Ledesma, Rosanna Hernandez

• French: Sonia Merbouche

• Arabic: Lillian Kouki

• Excellence in French: Sonia Merbouche, James Simonini

• The Stella Gould Memorial Scholarship: Victoria Mayers, Eamon Wynne

• Clara W. Pond Art Scholarship: Ariel Lachance

• The Michelle Beausoleil Memorial Scholarship: Lundyn Forcier

• The Frank Morey Scholarship: Rogelio Gonzalez-Escalera, Mouhamed Seck

• Richard Pedroli Athletics and Journalism Scholarship: Colin Godfrin

• 2018 Rhode Island Red Sox Scholarship: Paola Almarante Lara

• 2018 Congressional Leadership Award: Kahyl Roberson

• The Adams Deziel Allard Scholarship: Joevonna Barnwell, Rosanna Hernandez, and Matthew Jarret

• The Arthur Cournoyer Memorial Scholarship: Zachary Lorusso

• The Paul Deziel Memorial Scholarship: Kathy Nguyen

Social Studies Awards

• American Legion Andrew Young Post Scholarship: Kahlyl Roberson

• Charles J. Hill Scholarship: James Simonini

• Pell Award in American History: Dominique DiSpirito

Math Department Awards

• Cheryl Ann Faulkner Dowding Memorial Scholarship: Emily Duft

• Herman Lantner Mathematics Scholarship: Connor Gray, Sonia Merbouche

• Walker and Faulkner Stem Award: Dominique DiSpirito, Kevin Nguyen, Symon Savatphong, James Simonini

Music Department Awards

• Caesar Ferrari Foundation for the Arts: Mikayla Fowler

• WHS Music Booster Scholarship: Hope Curran, Dominique DiSpirito

The view of the Woonsocket High School graduating class of 2018, as seen from the stands.
Woonsocket High School senior Katrina Fernandes undergoes a minor hat repair by class member Jenah Greene before the graduation ceremony. Both students will attend the Community College of Rhode Island in the fall.
Woonsocket High School students enter Barry Field for the beginning of graduation ceremonies on Friday afternoon.