The Tradition of Excellence Awards are the highest honor of achievement recognition by the Geneva School Board.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Geneva High School Principal Tom Rogers presented students to the Board of Education in recognition oftheir accomplishments. Students receiving the Tradition of Excellence Award included: Girls’ Cross Country – State Qualifiers: Kathryn Adelman, McKenzie Altmayer, Jordan Andersen, Kassidy Donohue, Sydney Gelis, McKenna Happold, Marin Leone, Laura Marschitz, Emma McSpadden, Kylie Monahan, Brooke Nusser and Mackenzie Williams. The team was the Upstate 8 Conference champion, won the regional crown, and placed third in sectionals. At the IHSA Class 3A State meet, all of the girls achieved a personal best time and the team placed sixth in state. Boys’ Cross Country – State Qualifier: Michael Bianchina. Bianchina placed third at sectionals …
Ashley Puff, Brad Martens, Joseph Hollman, 21 cheerleaders and 16 dance team members are honored Monday at the Geneva School Board meeting for qualifying for state competitions.
Thirty-nine Geneva athletes who competed in state-level competition this winter were presented with the Tradition of Excellence Award at Monday's School Board meeting. Geneva School District 304 Superintendent Kent Mutchler said the Tradition of Excellence Award represents "the highest award that the board gives to staff and students." It's hard to say whose achievements were most excellent, but a special tip of the hat has to go to Joe Hollman, who finished 25th of 39 swimmers in the state 200-yard freestyle preliminaries with a time of 1:45.49, according to the Kane County Preps website. The meet was held Feb. 24 and 25 at New Trier High School, said Geneva High School Principal Tom Rogers, who made the announcements Monday. "Quite an …