Hotchkiss High School recognized the following academic award recipients at an assembly May 9:
Women in Advancing Math & Science Scholarship — Nikki Buhrdorf, $500.
Delta County Memorial Hospital Volunteers Scholarship — Nikki Buhrdorf, $500.
First State Bank Scholarship —Tell Hawk, $1,000.
Delta County Federal Credit Union Scholarship — Ben Smith, $1,250.
PEO/Delta Chapter GT Scholarship — Nikki Buhrdorf, Erin Jones, Kelsey Spadafora, Kim Wellman and Beth Wood, $1,000 each.
Dream Catchers Scholarship — Braeden Horton, Jessica Padilla and Sydney Roop, $500 each; Ben Gruber, $1,000.
FFA Alumni Scholarship — Ben Smith, $500; Aaron Hudson, Lindsey Todd and Tory Welt, $300 each.
MOPAR Scholarship — Jessi Mautz, Kasey Miles and Ben Smith, $300 each.
Clem Audin Memorial Scholarship — Jessi Mautz, $400; Lindsey Todd and Nolan Tracy, $500 each.
Elks Exalted Ruler Scholarship — Ben Smith and Lindsey Todd, $500 each.
Elks National Foundation Scholarship — Reed Hubbell and Ben Smith, $1000 (renewable).
Black Mesa Cattlewomen's Scholarship — Ben Smith, $500.
National FFA Foundation/Ford Motor Scholarship — Ben Smith, $1,000.
Delta County Livestock Association Memorial Education Opportunity Grant — Ben Smith, $500.
Delta County Livestock Association Denise Kossler Memorial Education Opportunity Grant — Tell Hawk, $500.
Delta County Livestock Association Bob Ensley Memorial Education Opportunity Grant — Kasey Miles and Nolan Tracy, $500 each.
Bulldog Booster Club Scholarship — Nikki Buhrdorf, Brandy Dutton, Ben Gruber, Tell Hawk, Vikash Hypio, Jessi Mautz and Ben Smith, $500 each.
Kathleen Wheeler Memorial Scholarship — Jessi Mautz, $500.
Rotary Scholarship — Jessica Padilla, Ben Smith and Kim Wellman, $2,000 each.
Masonic Award, Outstanding Juniors — Josh Hardin and Kati Evans.
Masons A. Willard Laurel Memorial Scholarship — Vikash Hypio, $1,000.
Masons Educational Opportunity Grant — Joe McChesney and Kelsey Spadafora, $500 each.
Colorado Masons Vocational Grant Scholarship — Ben Gruber, $3,000.
Lions Club Scholarship — Brandy Dutton, Ben Gruber and Nolan Tracy, $1,000 each.
DMEA Scholarship — Reed Hubbell, $1,000.
Fred and Ruby Mac-Kendrick Memorial Scholarship — Nikki Buhrdorf, $5,000.
Bank of the West Scholarship — Tell Hawk and Erin Jones, $750 each.
Hotchkiss Firefighters Scholarship — Aaron Hudson, $500.
Hotchkiss Fire District Scholarship — Aaron Hudson, $500.
Project Pave Scholarship — Jordan Belew, $4,000 (renewable).
Richard M. Longsdorf Memorial Scholarship — Ben Gruber, $1,000 (renewable).
Delta Coordinating Council Scholarship — Dylan Hill, $450.
Peace Circle Scholarship — Ben Smith and Beth Wood, $1,000 each.
Western Colorado Angus Association Scholarship — Kasey Miles, $500.
Lena Reed Sammons Memorial Scholarship — Tell Hawk, Bryce Simpson and Tanner Simpson, $3,000 each.
Kiwanis Club Scholarship — Marco Meza, $500; Ben Gruber and Kasey Miles, $1,000 each.
Memorial Hall Scholarship — Marco Meza, $500.
Eric Wrich Memorial Scholarship — Marco Meza and Ben Smith, $250 each.
David A. Spitzer Scholarship — Jessi Mautz and Joe McChesney, $500 each.
Don Tate Memorial Scholarship — Nikki Buhrdorf and Tell Hawk, $500 each.
Mesa State College Principal's Scholarship — Brandy Dutton and Mariah Hafley, $2,500 each.
Weldon O. Crousen Memorial Scholarship — Joe McChesney, $500.
Dorothy Crousen Memorial Scholarship — Nikki Buhrdorf, $500.
C.V. Hallenbeck and Olive Finnegan Memorial Scholarships — Vikash Hypio, $500 (renewable).
Kay Armstrong Memorial Scholarship — Vikash Hypio, $1,000 (renewable).
Stanway Memorial Scholarship — Joe McChesney, $1,000.
National Merit Scholarship — Reed Hubbell.
Daniels Fund Scholarship — Jordan Belew.
Army Scholar Athlete Award — Nikki Buhrdorf and Dylan Hill.
PLAN - 80% or better — sophomores Anna Ashmore, Daryl Batt, Tanner Bizer, Nick Blaser, Marissa Cantrell, Alex Carvill, Mandi Chermak, Cody Gallob, Ilsa Graceland, Jake Hubbell, Gabrielle Matheson, Caleb Schelle and Jessi Violett.
ACT composite score of 25 or better — sophomores Ilsa Graceland, Bethany Malievsky and Emily Matteson; juniors Tye Bayles, Katie Evans, Josh Hardin, Tony Ibarra, Brydie Mitchell, Savannah Rocha and Mason Oxford; seniors Jordan Belew, Reed Hubbell, Joe McChesney and Ryan Pachl.
Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better — freshmen Alexis Arroyo, Kaleb Bayles, Keegan Burke, Eddie Cambria, Tiffany Clock, Tyrell Clock, Morgan Dodier, Anna Lee Dutton, Arial Duncan, Caroline Gallegos, Wes Hardin, Logan Hill, Alex Hulteen, Candice Leger, TiJay Lehman, Ulises Mendoza, Madison Milner, Kaden Milestein, Rebecca Pachl, Brielle Palmer, Moriah Rodstrom, Logan Schopp, Jacob Schreiner, Alex Smith, Anna Steckel, Kayli Tallent, Carlynn Toothaker, Gavin Widner, Alisa Williams, Aleksus Wilson and Shianne Wright.
Sophomores — Chris Allen, Natalie Anderson, Anna Ashmore, Daryl Batt, Tristan Belew, Tanner Bizer, Kelli Buhrdorf, Mariana Camacho, Jennifer Celis, Mandi Chermak, Laura Egidi, Stephanie Garcia, Earl Gaub, Ilsa Graceland, Kylie Hodges, Nilam Hypio, Jake Hubbell, Ashley Koile, Ross LeValley, Bethany Malievsky, Gabrielle Matheson, Emily Matteson, Amber Pagone, Caleb Schelle, Isabel Silverstein, Tyler Simpson, Tyler Suppes, Jessica Violett and Mariah Young.
Juniors — Conner Beard, Ciara Beegle, Teo Bradbury, Bryanna Cox, Kristina Deloury, Kati Evans, Josh Hardin, Tony Ibarra, Christina Jaramillo, Kurt Katzdorn, Cody Littlefield, Byrdie Mitchell, David Oviedo, Maxon Oxford, Keegan Palmer, Savannah Rocha, Sadie Smith, Anne Stechert, Trenten Tamayo, Zack Taylor and Brayden Wilson.
Seniors — Jordan Belew, Nikki Buhrdorf, Brandy Dutton, Tell Hawk, Samantha Henderson, Dylan Hill, Braeden Horton, Chelsea Hotchkiss, Reed Hubbell, Vikash Hypio, Erin Jones, Joe Lyman, Jessi Mautz, Joe McChesney, Deana McGrath, Kasey Miles, Jessica Padilla, Ben Smith, Kelsey Spadafora, Kim Wellman and Beth Wood.
John Philip Sousa Award — Joe Lyman.
National Choral Award — Mandi Chermak.
CFES Awards — Ciara Beegle, Deana McGrath, Jessica Padilla and Kim Wellman.
Mr. Yantzer's Geography and History Awards — Nikki Buhrdorf and Nolan Tracy, geography; Ciara Beegle, history.
Mr. Carlquist's History Award — Chris Allen.
Mr. Hollembeak's Math Awards — Josh Hardin, Samantha Henderson, Amber Pagone and Reed Hubbell.
Mr. Hypio's Math Awards — D.J. Bartling, Mandi Chermak, Morgan Dodier, TiJay Lehman, Josh Parsons, Tyler Simpson and Duncan Turnbull.
Mr. Cowan's English Awards — Dillon Jensen, Deana McGrath, Gavin Widner, Brayden Wilson and Shianne Wright.
Mr. Crowder's Chemistry Award — Nikki Buhrdorf.
Mr. Schelle's English Awards — Ilsa Graceland, TiJay Lehman and Bethany Malievsky.
Mr. Schelle's College English Awards — Reed Hubbell and Beth Wood.
Mrs. Farnsworth's English Awards — Tiffany Clock, Kati Evans, Mason Oxford and Brielle Palmer.
Mrs. Farnsworth's College Speech Awards — Kati Evans, Kristina Deloury, Josh Hardin, Jessi Mautz and Savannah Rocha.
Student Government — Natalie Anderson, Daryl Batt, Conner Beard, Jordan Belew, Nick Blaser, Kelli Buhrdorf, Nikki Buhrdorf, Jenni Celis, Tiffany Clock, Tyrell Clock, Josh Hardin, Tell Hawk, Dylan Hill, Reed Hubbell, Vikash Hypio, Tony Ibarra, Kurt Katzdorn, Deana McGrath, Madison Milner, Rebecca Pachl, Jessica Padilla, Katie Richards, Savannah Rocha, Ben Smith, Kelsey Spadafora, Anne Stechert, Jessi Violett and Aleksus Wilson.
Mr. Hall's Spanish Awards — Tiffany Cox, Bryanna Cox and Josh Hardin.
Mrs. Roeber's Art Awards — Chris Allen, Daryl Batt, Sydney Roop and Kim Wellman.
Mr. Horton's Science Fair Awards — Nikki Buhrdorf, Braeden Horton, Vikash Hypio and Beth Wood.
Yearbook Awards — Daryl Batt, Marissa Cantrell, Jasmine Clowser, Erin Jones and Kelsey Spadafora.
Mr. Lemon's Science Awards — Joe McChesney, Advanced Biology Dr. Tatiana Award; Bethany Malievsky, Biology Gregor Mendel Award; Mason Oxford, Anatomy/Physiology Dr. Gunther Van Hagen Award.
Mrs. Carlson's Math Awards — Valente Campos and Christina Jaramillo.
Mrs. Carlson's English Awards — Damen Bartling and Evan Welt.
Mrs. Oliva's Service Learning Award — Beth Wood.