The 2015 High School Achievement Awards recipients are Michael Anthony, Smokey Hill High School; Emma Gee, Legacy High School; Nathan Graham, Grandview High School; Jeremy Jezier, Smokey Hill HS; Joshua Joseph, Thornton High School; Tabor Scholl, West Grand High School
Michael Anthony, Senior, Smokey Hill High School has a 4.0 GPA, is inthe top 1% of his class, and is Class Valectorian. an Eagle Scout, and President of Smoky Hill National Honor Society. He is a Student Ambassador to Japan (Earned membership in the Japanese National Honor Society,2011). He is Academic All State First Team Award, and Ambassadorial Scholar Exchange Student in Japan (2013), a Boettcher Scholar and Coca-Cola Scholar. He is a3 year varsity Cross Country and Track athlete and was 2nd Team overall 4X800 Centennial Spring Break (3/26)
This is Emma’s 2nd time honored by Colorado Running Hall of Fame Committee
Nathan Graham, Senior, Grandview H.S. Nathan has a GPA: 4.577 weighted Top 4% of class. He is an AP Scholar with Distinction, and Academic all-state for Track and Cross Country. HIs running accomplishments include1st Team All-State 2014 (4th Place, State XC Meet, 16:51.8); Current school record holder (XC) for the 5K (15:39.00); 1st Team All-City of Aurora (2015: 1st place 4x800m and 3rd place 1600m); 3rd in 3200m (10:01) Centennial Spring Break (3/26)
Jamie Jezier, Senior, Smoky Hill H.S. is in National Honor Society (Junior year/ senior year), Honor Roll for 3 years, and an AP Scholar with Honors. He is President, Smoky Hill High School Ambassadors Club. His running honors include 1st Team overall 4X800 Centennial Spring Break (3/26)
Joshua Joseph, Senior, Thornton H. S. has a GPA: 3.2, and is an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Candidate. His running honors include1st Team All-State 2014 (2nd State XC Meet, 16:42). Personal bests include: 2:00.98 (800m); 4:32 (1600m); 9:49 (3200m); 15:18 (5K); 5 time 1st Team All Conference (Track and XC), and 2 time 1st Team All State (XC)
Tabor Scholl, Senior, West Grand H.S. has a GPA- 3.85. She is a five time State Champion, three time XC Regional Champion, four Time Track and Field Regional Champion, and a 2015 New Balance Indoor Nationals All-American Miler. Her non running energy is spent as a member of the Society of Women Engineers with a Highest Honor Award. She volunteers with the National Sports Center for the Disabled and with the U.S Nordic Paralympic Team. She is a Two time Junior Olympic Qualifier in Nordic Skiing. Her PR’s: Mile-4:51, 1600m-4:49, 1500m-4:29, 800m-2:12, 5000m-17:32. Top running honors include 6th at USATF Junior National’s for the 1500m and 1st Team All-State 2014 (1st Place, State XC Meet, 19:59).