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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009077 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Mrs Reeves and Mrs Acedo
    Thank you, Mrs. Acedo, for passing out books to our Bobcat/COA students! They are going to love Freak The Mighty!
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    Visit Basha Accelerated Middle School Website Report a Problem with Item A009070 Basha Accelerated Middle School (2020-2021)
    Prisha Shroff
    Congratulations to Basha AMS 7th grader Prisha Shroff, Arizona State Merit Winner of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge 2020. The Young Scientist Challenge recognizes students' entries describing "a new invention or solution that could solve or impact an everyday problem that directly affects them, their families, their communities, and/or the global population." Prisha's winning submission described a Self-Cleaning Solar Panel. The 3M Young Scientist Challenge is the nation's premier science competition for grades 5-8. This one-of-a-kind video competition has sparked a sense of wonder and discovery in hundreds of thousands of students and enhanced science, innovation and communication across the United States. 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finalists and State Merit Winners
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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009105 Chandler High (2020-2021)
    Sara Wyffels
    Sra. Sara Wyffels, CHS Spanish Teacher, has been named an Arizona Education Foundation (AEF) Top 10 Arizona Teacher of the Year. Per Mr. Larry Rother, former CHS principal, "The students in her classes give 110% because they know that is what they get from her every day. Her love for her students and passion for teaching is palpable." Sra. Wyffels continues to be in the running for Arizona Teacher of the Year to be announced October 23rd.
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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009106 Chandler High (2020-2021)
    Aryan Mathur
    Aryan Mathur, Chandler HIgh senior, was selected for the prestigious Student Enhancement in Earth and Space Science (SEES) summer internship hosted by The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Space Research. This nationally competitive program sponsored by NASA's Texas Space Grant Consortium selects students to conduct authentic research using NASA data. New Release
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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009071 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Meet the Teacher
    The Basha Elementary Meet the Teacher event was a great success! Thank you to all of our staff and families.
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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009072 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Lynne Jacobs
    Mrs. Lee and the kindergarten team came up with creative ways to help our newest Basha Bobcats figure out how to navigate live meets!
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    Visit Basha Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009074 Basha Elementary (2020-2021)
    Bitmoji Classrooms
    Basha Elementary teachers have been bitten by the Bitmoji Classroom bug! Bitmoji Classrooms Photo Album
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    Visit Haley Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009108 Haley Elementary (2020-2021)

    Student comment: "[Thank you to] Haley 6th grade teachers. They helped me out when I was beginning to go into middle school, they gave us their time and attention to help us learn and strive to be better students as we grow more."
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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009099 Chandler High (2020-2021)
    Aryan Mathur
    Aryan Mathur, Chandler High senior, was selected as a finalist in the 2020 INSPO Research & Innovation Competition. Aryan's project is among the top 200 projects in the North American continent. As a finalist, he also received a $10,000 entrance scholarship to the Rochester Institute of Technology. INSPO Science: A Novel Approach to Predict the Band Gap of Newly Synthesized Compounds Using Machine Learning Algorithms
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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009100 Chandler High (2020-2021)
    Grant Trepanier
    Grant Trepanier, Chandler High 2020 graduate, is a 2020 National History Day winner. Grant won Best Affiliate Entry: Senior Individual Documentary Entry: "Seeing with a Wet Nose: Breaking Barriers to Freedom and Independence."
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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009101 Chandler High (2020-2021)
    MathLeague
    Kenny Applegate, Aryan Mathur, and Katarina Fenner qualified for and competed in the MathLeague.org national competition in June. Congratulations to Kenny Applegate (seated), 2020 graduate, who earned ninth place among all seniors.
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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009102 Chandler High (2020-2021)
    Nelson Leany
    Nelson Leany of the Chandler FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America) Chapter was elected as the State FFA Treasurer. Nelson, a 2020 CHS graduate, will represent Arizona and travel the state presenting to FFA members. Nelson has been successful in raising market sheep and pigs. He has found success in the FFA with Parliamentary Procedure, Livestock Evaluation, Horse Evaluation, Food Science & Technology Career Development Events.
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    Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A009069 Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus (2019-2020)

    Jostens announced that Arizona College Preparatory Erie High School's yearbook program has been named a Jostens 2020 National Yearbook Program of Excellence. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, and information and communication technologies (ICT) literacy. The award was presented to the Arizona College Preparatory Erie yearbook program for achieving the defined criteria in each of three categories.
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    Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A009067 Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus (2019-2020)
    Kazushi Iwamoto
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  ACP Erie senior Kazushi Iwamoto was named a National Merit Finalist. Kazushi is among 15,000 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. Kazushi will be headed to UCLA in the fall. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A009066 Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus (2019-2020)
    Sharmila Nimbkar
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Sharmila Nimbkar was an active member of Speech and Debate, National Honor Society, Tutor Club, and played on the volleyball team for three years, captain during her sophomore and junior years. As a captain of the Public Forum Debate team and she spent the last two years coaching the ACP Knights speech and debate team. Sharmila was the first debate champion in ACP history in 2018 and also won the 2020 Public Forum debate state championship. Sharmila also qualified for a national silver debate bid at Columbia University in 2019. During her senior year she developed a comprehensive open source debate curriculum, accessible to all students for free and regardless of school affiliation. She was awarded the James T. Anthony scholarship after a 12 year course of study in the Arizona Study Program for piano performance and music theory. Sharmila will graduate summa cum laude and as an AP scholar with distinction, National Merit Scholar, and a Flinn Foundation Finalist. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Perry High Website Report a Problem with Item A009065 Perry High (2019-2020)
    Layla Mushtaq
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Perry senior Layla Mushtaq participated in volunteering clubs for three years of high school, and was in orchestra for all four. She was recognized with an Academic Excellence award her senior and junior years, and was an active member of the Music Honors Society. Layla will be attending Arizona State University on a scholarship where she will pursue a Bachelors of Science in sustainability. Perry High Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A009064 Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus (2019-2020)
    Elaina Ashton
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Senior Elaina Ashton of Arizona College Prep was recognized by Junior Achievement (JA) as one of this year's JA 18 Under 18 -- students who are not waiting until they are adults to make a difference. Elaina is already making lasting change in her community, the state and even the world! (And she's under 18 years of age!) As the co-founder of Education Empowers Inc., Elaina helps to increase awareness of STEM-related activities and curriculum to kids who might otherwise not receive that instruction. Read more about Elaina’s recognition and accomplishments here: Junior Achievement's Arizona 18 under 18 Awards Program. Congratulations, Elaina! ACP Erie Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A009061 Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus (2019-2020)
    Orchee Syed
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Orchee Syed was named a National Merit Finalist, one of 15,000 nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists represent the top 0.5% of each state's senior students. Orchee participated actively in ACP's State-Champion Speech and Debate team, taking two trophies in the Arizona State tournament and amassing eleven individual trophies over the course of three years. She was also president of our inaugural chapter of International Thespian Society, the theatre troupe Knights On Stage Theatre Company, and performed in four of the company's shows. She is graduating summa cum laude and starting undergrad at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University in the fall to pursue a Bachelor's degree in psychology. Orchee hopes to attend grad school and earn her PhD to become a licensed clinical psychologist. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Basha High Website Report a Problem with Item A009059 Basha High (2019-2020)
    Vennela Ambadipudi
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Basha High senior Vennela Ambadipudi was named a National Merit Finalist. Vennela is among 15,000 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. Basha High Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Basha High Website Report a Problem with Item A009060 Basha High (2019-2020)
    Maxwell Turner
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Basha High senior Maxwell Turner was named a National Merit Finalist. Maxwell is among 15,000 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. Basha High Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Chandler Online Academy Website Report a Problem with Item A009055 Chandler Online Academy (2019-2020)
    Kaleb Heimburg
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Kaleb Heimburg came to Chandler Online Academy to pursue a higher level of competition in his sport of rodeo where he competes in roping. He has excelled as an online student and done very well on the rodeo circuit, even qualifying for the Junior World Finals in Team Roping. Next year, he will attend Chandler-Gilbert Community College where he will begin to earn a degree in accounting and finance. Congratulations Kaleb! We are excited to watch you continue to pursue those things in life that bring you such happiness. Your work ethic and desire to succeed will serve you very well! Chandler Online Academy Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Hamilton High Website Report a Problem with Item A009062 Hamilton High (2019-2020)
    Sophia Crone
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Sophia Crone is an excellent student and an exceptional individual. She is caring, patient and most importantly a team player. Sophia is very kind to all her classmates and doesn’t hesitate to tutor them if they need help. Her positive attitude, kind smile and daily deeds from her heart without expecting rewards is commendable. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Hamilton High Website Report a Problem with Item A009063 Hamilton High (2019-2020)
    Stormy Light
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Stormy Light goes above and beyond her role as a student to help those around her. Besides her excellent attendance record and always being on time, Stormy helps fellow students and is always eager to share what she has learned. Even when it's at times difficult to do so, Stormy keeps a positive attitude and helps with class morale. She is an amazing young woman who deserves to be recognized. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A009068 Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus (2019-2020)
    Cristi Sims
    Ms. Cristi Sims, was selected by the Arizona Junior Science and Humanities Symposium as the Arizona Junior Science and Humanities Teacher of the Year! The award is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and recognizes teachers who have dedicated themselves to helping students understand the value of academic research.
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    Visit Casteel High Website Report a Problem with Item A009079 Casteel High (2019-2020)
    Sarah Woodhurst
    Congratulations to Sarah Woodhurst on her induction into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). NTHS website
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    Visit Patterson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009117 Patterson Elementary (2019-2020)

    Congratulations to Luke C. (2nd), Emma M. (3rd), Andrew M. (5th), and Brooke S. (6th), winners of the Week 5 Reading Challenge.
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    Visit Hamilton High Website Report a Problem with Item A009109 Hamilton High (2019-2020)

    Mike Lisi's Business Management class was recognized by the Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE) and the SIFMA Foundation (Securities Industry Financial Markets Association) for winning first place in the "State Spring Stock Market Game Competition!" Four students won first place in the Arizona High School Division: Max Bregman, Colter Brown, Alyssa Thielsen and Cris Valle. This is an amazing accomplishment with the overall U.S. Markets down about 20%. The Stock Market Game ran from February 4 - April 17, 2020. Students started with $100,000 in their virtual portfolios, and this group was able to make a 41.2% rate of return. Amazing! These students will be honored by ACEE in a Zoom celebration on May 20, 2020. For their accomplishments, they receive $150, a Certificate of Recognition for First Place and they will be featured on ACEE's website. Arizona Council on Economic Education website
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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009088 Chandler High (2019-2020)

    The AVID Class of 2020 earned over $400,000 in scholarships and will be attending four-year universities across the state to study Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Psychology, Business Administration, Physical Therapy, Secondary Education in Math, and more. This terrific class of AVID seniors, many of whom have been part of AVID for at least four years, made a positive impact in their classes modeling AVID strategies, and across campus and the community by being members of numerous clubs, sports, and honor societies, as well as completing hundreds of hours of community service.
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    Visit Patterson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009116 Patterson Elementary (2019-2020)

    Congratulations to Ryan M. (Kinder), Emma C. (1st), Benjamin F. (3rd), and Ethan Joel C. (4th), Reading Challenge Winners for Week 4!
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    Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A009040 Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus (2019-2020)
    Mariam Khan
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Mariam Khan will be going to Arizona State University studying biological sciences. From a young age, she always had an immense amount of compassion for helping others and plans to pursue this passion in the medical field. Mariam's pride and joy is the school's Red Cross Club, which she founded and presided over. Outside of school, Mariam is known in our community as an avid volunteer, earning Volunteer of the Year at Helping Hands and collecting over 300 hours of service there. We cannot wait to see what she accomplishes in the future. Congratulations, Mariam! ACP Erie Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus Website Report a Problem with Item A009044 Arizona College Prep - Erie Campus (2019-2020)
    Ahmad Shaltot
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Ahmad Shaltot is an ACP Knight, having been part of the ACP family since 9th grade. He is graduating this year to attend ASU and pursue his passion for cars as a mechanical engineer. Ahmad worked hard the past four years and earned the New American University Scholarship. Ahmad is a very kind and caring friend, always being the one to make people smile the second he walks into the room. We're so proud of how far he's come today. Ahmad managed the boys volleyball team throughout the season and created his own club, "Super Smash Bros," as a fun activity to have with his friends. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights
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    Zoe Felbein
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Zoe Felbein is a senior at Arizona College Prep. She has throughly enjoyed being a Knight. Zoe has supported her school by participating in the varsity spiritline for four years and serving as a team captain her senior year. Cheering on her team at the inaugural ACP Erie football game is a high school memory she will cherish forever. Zoe also served her school by participating in student government for three years. In Zoe's senior year, she joined DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) and took 2nd in State for Hospitality and Lodging Management role play. Zoe also has a passion for ice skating and has been a competitive figure skater for 12 years, achieving Junior Ladies status nationally. Zoe will always remember her school with the fondest of memories and will embody the motto of "Strive for the Impossible and Be Extraordinary" as she attends the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to study hospitality management and marketing. ACP Erie Seniors Highlights
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    Aamina Ahmed
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Aamina Ahmed is graduating not only with her high school diploma, but with an Associates in Science degree as well. She will attend ASU Barrett with a major in medical microbiology on a pre-med track, and plans to attend medical school. Aamina spent six wonderful years at ACP in which she spent her high school years achieving academic excellence, graduating summa cum laude and as an AP Scholar. She participated in Key Club, National Honor Society, She's the First, Chinese Club, and Red Cross, held numerous officer positions. She devoted time to volunteering as well as playing varsity tennis for all four years, the team captain her senior year. Aamina truly enjoyed her time learning and growing at ACP and establishing cherished connections with those on campus. She is grateful for all that ACP has taught her and hopes to continue her academic future utilizing her academic, creative, and leadership skills developed at ACP. Aamina is excited for all that the future has to offer! ACP Erie Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Basha High Website Report a Problem with Item A009047 Basha High (2019-2020)
    Lewis Alexander
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Lewis Alexander has been a part of the Basha community for seven years, as he is also a former Basha AMS (Accelerated Middle School student). Lewis has taken multiple AP courses and maintained a 4.6 GPA, but is best known as "Mr. Lewis" in his role in our early childhood education program, where he was hired this year as an after school care worker. He is a National AP Scholar, and is receiving a national certification, the Child Development Associate credential. He was a member of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and won gold medals at state and national competitions for his contribution to our community service project, Petite Picassos. Lewis plays the guitar and drums and is a member of the National Honor Society, Chinese National Honor Society and Science is Fun. He is attending University of Arizona Honors College in the fall on a full tuition scholarship, studying to be a pharmacist. Basha High Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Casteel High Website Report a Problem with Item A008989 Casteel High (2019-2020)
    Brooks Westover
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Brooks Westover is continually dedicated to learning. He comes to class ready to participate in inquiry with a genuine desire to grow. He is also an avid reader and readily contributes to class discussions using literary connections. Casteel High Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Casteel High Website Report a Problem with Item A009014 Casteel High (2019-2020)
    Jaden Coles
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Jaden Coles shows his courage in the choice to walk the road less traveled, a path that requires commitment to excellence and dedication to learning, as well as commitment to his community. He consistently displays character in his choices, managing his academic, athletic, and personal lives in ways that reflect his belief in honor and integrity in all situations. He is an athlete for Casteel and plays volleyball. Jaden has been an amazing team player and the ultimate teammate. He has worked extremely hard on improving his skills on the court and strength in the weight room. Quiet at times, but once he stepped on the volleyball court, Jaden was a fierce competitor! Jaden is an awesome student-athlete and he has a bright future ahead of him. He will be attending Brigham Young University this fall. Casteel High Seniors Highlights
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    Visit Chandler High Website Report a Problem with Item A009016 Chandler High (2019-2020)
    Sachit Swaminathan
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Sachit Swaminathan was president of the National Honor Society at Chandler High and active in Speech and Debate, Model UN, Academic Decathlon teams, tennis and robotics -- all while maintaining an impressive GPA of 4.87. Sachit has received scholarship offers valuing $422,800 and will attend Georgia Institute of Technology to study biomedical engineering. Chandler High Seniors Highlights
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    Connor Niles
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Chandler High senior Connor Niles applied to be accepted to the Next Generation Service Corps (NGSC), an ASU four year leadership development program. NGSC will cover his tuition while he pursues a degree in computer science engineering. He will engage in practical elements of leadership, learn cross-sector collaboration and take internships each summer working on real issues in the public, private and nonprofit sectors all while pursuing their own chosen social mission. Chandler High Seniors Highlights
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    Morgan Fowler
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Morgan Fowler will attend Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University to major in political science (B.S.) on the New American University scholarship as a National Hispanic Scholar. Morgan was president of Girl Up, event coordinator on the Girl Up Arizona state board, and committee leader of Model UN in which she won the awards of Distinguished Delegate, runner-up Best Delegate, and Best Country Award at the Maricopa Community College competition. She was also a member of We the People, which won third place at the state competition. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Maxwell Bregman
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Max Bregman's natural leadership ability is reflected in his being selected as county representative for Boys State in Arizona, leading 90 boys to organize and develop the best county possible. He was captain of the varsity tennis team and coaches and volunteers for many organizations. Max exhibits creativity and motivation for product design and development, and was the founder and president of LaunchX, an entrepreneurial club providing a platform for high schoolers to create a business. Active in Model United Nations and as a committee leader, they won regional awards. Max is also a magician and runs a DJ and photography entertainment business. He was named a national winner of the Most Valuable Student Elks Foundation Scholarship. He was also awarded the Flinn Foundation Scholarship, President's Scholarship, USAA Collegiate Scholarship, and the Chandler Education Foundation (CEF) Impact and Bogle Family scholarships. Max will attend ASU to major in entrepreneurship and engineering. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Morgan Davis
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Morgan Davis is the captain of Hamilton High School's varsity pomline. She is a four-year varsity letterman and three-time All-American and UDA Pin It Forward recipient. Morgan is also on Hamilton High School's competition dance team, Hamilton Dance Company. Along with being the vice president of philanthropy for the National Charity League's Class of 2020, Morgan has held several other leadership positions in the six years she has been a member of that organization. Morgan is a Chandler Service Club Class of 2020 Flower Girl. This past fall, Morgan held a donation drive and collected new socks and underwear to be donated to the Clothes Cabin, a local charity. Morgan will be attending Grand Canyon University this fall where she will be majoring in nursing. Morgan's goal is to become a nurse practitioner. Morgan has received several scholarships, including those from Grand Canyon University and the National Football League. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Emily Abraham
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Hamilton senior Emily Abraham was named a National Merit Scholar in May. Emily was among 7,600 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. Winners are the Finalist candidates judged to have the strongest combination of academic skills and achievements, extracurricular accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous university studies. Emily was also awarded the National Scholar Award, the Blue Chip Scholarship, and the CEF Impact Scholarship. She will be attending the University of Arizona majoring in physiology. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Devrath Iyer
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Hamilton senior Devrath Iyer was named a National Merit Scholar in May. Devrath was among 7,600 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. Winners are the Finalist candidates judged to have the strongest combination of academic skills and achievements, extracurricular accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous university studies. He was awarded the Regeneron Science Talent Scholarship, Intel Andy Grove Scholarship and the National Merit Corporation Scholarship. He'll be attending Carnegie Mellon University majoring in computer science. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Burke Peterson
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Hamilton senior Burke Peterson was named a National Merit Scholar in May. Burke is among 7,600 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. Winners are the Finalist candidates judged to have the strongest combination of academic skills and achievements, extracurricular accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous university studies. He was awarded the Heritage Scholarship, National Merit Corporation Scholarship, and the Intel Andy Grove Scholarship. He'll be attending Brigham Young University majoring in the pre-med program. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Karina Yang
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Hamilton senior Karina Yang was named a National Merit Scholar. Karina is among 7,600 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. Winners are the Finalist candidates judged to have the strongest combination of academic skills and achievements, extracurricular accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous university studies. She was also awarded the Presidential Scholarship, Veteran of Foreign Wars Scholarship in Art, Western Governors' Association Award in Art and the Distinguished Young Women Scholarship. She will be attending the University of Southern California majoring in mechanical engineering. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Nivea Krishnan
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Hamilton senior Nivea Krishnan was named a National Merit Finalist. Nivea is among 15,000 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. She was awarded the Presidential Scholarship, the Phoenix Rotary Scholarship, the National Merit/Jacobs Engineering Scholarship, and the Distinguished Young Woman Scholarship. Nivea will be attending the University of Southern California majoring in public policy. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Chloe Leff
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Hamilton senior Chloe Leff was named a National Merit Finalist. Chloe is among 15,000 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. She was also awarded the National Scholar Award, Grady and Kathryn Gammage Scholarship, and the CEF Impact Scholarship. Chloe will be attending Arizona State University majoring in biochemistry. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Neya Balakrishna
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Neya Balakrishna was named a National Merit Finalist. Neya is among 15,000 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. An AP Merit Scholar, Neya is graduating summa cum laude with a 4.89 GPA, received scholarship offers valuing $1.2 million, and was accepted to 18 honors colleges. Holding multiple leadership positions, she is a Presidential Volunteer Service Award winner, president of the Hamilton Red Cross, and vice president of program for the National Charity League. She is a member of Spanish Honor Society and National Honors Society. An active emergency room volunteer at Honor Health Hospital, Neya will be attending University of Arizona to study neuroscience and cognitive science with dual minor in Spanish and art. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Julia Fletcher
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Hamilton senior Julia Fletcher was named a National Merit Finalist. Julia is among 15,000 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. She was also awarded a New American University Scholar scholarship and a Science and Technology scholarship through CEF. She is graduating summa cum laude and is an AP Scholar. At Hamilton, Julia played the cello in orchestra and was a peer facilitator. She volunteers at the New Song Center. Julia will be attending Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University to study biomedical engineering. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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    Margaret Han
    SENIOR HIGHLIGHT:  Hamilton senior Margaret Han was named a National Merit Finalist. Margaret is among 15,000 finalists nationwide out of more than 1.6 million students in some 22,000 high schools who enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Finalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% of the state's senior students. Hamilton High Seniors Highlights
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