Sunrise Lions honors outstanding junior, senior high school students
Two outstanding Prescott High School students will tour the Czech Republic this summer, complements of the Prescott Sunrise Lions.
Junior Arego Mitchell and Senior Julia Bedard will leave June 15 and spend two weeks traveling the Czech countryside.
Lion Mike Beatty presented Mitchell and Bedard their airplane tickets during the 48th annual PHS Honors Banquet, April 16 in the Hassayampa Inn Marina Room.
The Sunrise Lions gave $1,250 vocational scholarships to Max Payne, PHS; and Berlyn Ottman, Marialene Martinez and Jessica Scott, all of Bradshaw Mountain High School.
PHS juniors and seniors with an accumulative grade point average of 4.0 received a medal and certificate from the Sunrise Lions.
PHS Principal Totsy McCraley and keynote speaker Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett helped Lions Bill Brye and Don Shaffer present the medals to juniors Hannah Berve, Shea Brutinel, Nicole Cain, Lucas Chien, Sara Collette, Tyler Dalton, Michael Frias, Kaushik Goswami, Kate Hamman, Maili Huck, Ryan Lane, Scott Lemon, Savannah Martin, Jennifer Mincieli, Rachel Pace, Hiren Patel, Carli Schiller, Kelsey Schilperoot, Nikil Selvan, Stephanie Spence, Joel Steiger and Lucas Talken.
Seniors honored by the Sunrise Lions included: Julia Bedard, Isaac Benson White, Sabrina Brown, Allison Cassetta, Kolby Chien, Carson Cook, Alyse Goupil, Emily Hein, Samuel Hrilllljac, Jessica Kissel, Dennis Messenger, Erin Miller, Marisa Norris, Chandni Patel, Colin Rigden, Jack Rusing, Robert Schultz, Michael St. Germaine, Shelby Wendel and Keith Williams.