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SAINT STANISLAUS PRESENTS SENIOR ACADEMIC AWARDS

Members of the Saint Stanislaus Class of 2017 received awards for outstanding academic achievement during the school’s 2017 Senior Recognition Ceremony, held on May 21st, in the Saint Stanislaus College Café. The annual event recognizes seniors who have merited special awards and achievements. Members of the Class of 2017 whose fathers, grandfathers, great great-grandfathers, and older brothers were also Saint Stanislaus graduates were recognized with Family Legacy Certificates.

Approximately 92% of this year’s senior class of 53 has thus far earned college scholarship totaling in excess of $16.9 million dollars. Our seniors were accepted into 72 colleges and universities and they will use $3,259,174 million of the awarded scholarships.

Twenty-five seniors were presented plaques for maintaining Alpha & President’s Honor Roll status throughout their high school careers.

For two years of Alpha Honor Roll: Ian Hebert, Levi Knight, Christopher Miller, John Putnam, Seth, Taylor, and Ian Wadsworth

For three years of Alpha Honor Roll: Nathan Bulot, Drew Burnett, Salvador Favre, Nicholas Hertz, John David Luffey, Cody Peranich, Patrick Powers, Matthew Townsend, and Ross Wikoff

For four years of Alpha Honor Roll: Vincent Almerico, Corbin Blanchard, Andrew Elkins, Malone Harrison, Michael Ingram, Michael Nolan, Magruder O’Bannon, and Richard Schaefer

For four years of President’s Honor Roll: James Benigno and Leyton Janowsky.

Plaques were presented to those seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence throughout their high school years at Saint Stanislaus in eight academic disciplines. The academic excellence awards were received by:

Ross Wikoff – Excellence in Art
Malone Harrison – Excellence in Computer Science
Michael Nolan – Excellence in English
Leyton Janowsky – Excellence in Mathmatics
Braden Jolly – Excellence in Music
Corbin Blanchard – Excellence in Religion
Matthew Townsend – Excellence in Science
Andrew Elkins – Excellence in Social Studies

Senior members of the Brother Peter Basso, SC Chapter of the National Honor Society and those who were candidates for Saint Stanislaus Honors Diplomas were introduced and recognized. These include Richard Alarcon (National Honor Society), Vincent Almerico (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), James Benigno (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Corbin Blanchard (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Nathan Bulot (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Drew Burnett (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Hunner Drake (National Honor Society), Andrew Elkins (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Salvador Favre (National Honor Society), Malone Harrison (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Nicholas Hertz (National Honor Society Vice-President), Michael Ingram (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Leyton Janowsky (Honors Diploma Candidate), Levi Knight (National Honor Society), John David Luffey (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Christopher Miller (National Honor Society), Michael Nolan (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society President), Magruder O’Bannon (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Cody Peranich (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Patrick Powers (National Honor Society President), John Putnam (National Honor Society), Richard Schaefer (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Seth Taylor (Honors Diploma Candidate and National Honor Society), Ross Wikoff (National Honor Society).

Magruder O’Bannon received a certificate for being only one of five students across the state of Mississippi to receive the Entergy and Clarion Ledger Bright Futures Award and Scholarship.

 

 

 

Leyton Janowsky received a certificate for being named a National Merit Finalist and National Merit Solvay Scholarship recipient.

Malone Harrison and Leyton Janowsky were recognized as the school’s STAR Students and Mr. Jeff Anderson and Ms. Harriet Bellone were recognized as their STAR Teachers with the Mississippi Economic Council’s Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Program.

 

 

Matthew Townsend received a perfect attendance certificate for maintaining perfect attendance during his senior year at Saint Stanislaus.

 

 

The Class of 2017 Family Legacies:

James Benjamin Benigno III, and his father, Dr. James B. Benigno, Jr., class of 1989.

Peter Riley Benvenutti, his brother, Mr. Brent Benvenutti, class of 2008, his father, Mr. Edward Benvenutti, class of 1986, and his grandfather, Mr. Pete Benvenutti, class of 1943.

Myles O’Brien Brennan, and his brothers, Mr. Hunter Brennan, class of 2014, and Mr. Bo Brennan, class of 2012.

Nathan Michael Bulot, and his brother, Mr. Nicholas Patrick Bulot, class of 2015.

Drew Henry Burnett, and his brother, Mr. Miles Burnett, class of 2013.

Leyton Ash Janowsky, and his brother, Mr. William Janowsky III, class of 2015.

Chandler Laurent Kergosien, his father, Mr. John Laurent Kergosien, class of 1986, his grandfather, Mr. Ames Alphonse Kergosien, class of 1958, and his great grandfather, Mr. Laurent Leslie Kergosien, class of 1924.

Levi James Knight, his brother Mr. Dane Erick Knight, class of 2012, and his grandfather, Mr. Jimmy Chiniche, class of 1960.

Brendan Wallace Logan, his brother, Mr. Patrick Logan, class of 2012, his father, Mr. Brian Logan, class of 1981, and his great grandfather, Mr. John Egloff, class of 1926.

John David Luffey, and his brother, Mr. James Stevenson Luffey, class of 2015.

Michael Patrick Nolan, and his father, Mr. Patrick Glenn Nolan, class of 1985.

Cody Daniel Peranich, and his father, Mr. Robert Peranich, class of 1984.

Gaige Michael Prudhomme, and his grandfather, Mr. Ronnie M. Prudhomme, class of 1969.

Connor Cooper Rolfe, and his brother, Mr. Jo Sam Rolfe, class of 2003.

Richard Michael Schaefer, and his grandfather, Captain Richard Vinson, Sr., class of 1963.

Ian Michael Wadsworth, and his father, Mr. Justin Wadsworth, class of 1999.

Ross Elliot Wikoff, and his brothers, Mr. Daniel Gerard Wikoff, class of 2014, and Mr. Edward Bingham Wikoff, class of 2012.

Class of 2017 Scholarship & Grant Recipients
Richard Ferrell Alarcon
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Bledsoe Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant 

Vincent Said Almerico
Boston College – BC Scholarship
Brown University – University Scholarship
Brown University – Kelly Gibson Foundation Scholarship
Louisiana State University – Flagship Scholar Award
Louisiana State University – Tiger Nation Scholarship
Louisiana State University – President’s Student Aid Program
Millsaps College – Presidential Scholarship
Millsaps College – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Award
Millsaps College – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant
Mississippi State University – Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Study Abroad Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Eagle Scout Award Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Award
Mississippi State University – Valedictorian Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Technology Award
University of Mississippi – Eagle Scout Award Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Award
University of Mississippi – Valedictorian Scholarship
Vanderbilt University – University Scholarship 

Robert Dominick Anderson
University of South Alabama – Alabama Army National Guard – G.I. Bill 

James Benjamin Benigno III
Fairfield University – Magis Scholar Scholarship
King’s College – Presidential Scholarship
Loyola University – Department of Theatre Talent Scholarship
Loyola University – Ignatian Scholarship
Mississippi College – Academic Scholarship
Mississippi College – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant
University of Southern Mississippi – Discovery Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Award 

Peter Riley Benvenutti
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Merit Scholarship
Pearl River Community College – Vice Presidential Academic Scholarship
University of South Alabama – Presidential Scholarship for Academic Achievement 

Christopher Robert Bergeron
Spring Hill College – Academic Scholarship
Spring Hill College – Leadership Scholarship
Spring Hill College – Athletic Scholarship – Track and Field 

Corbin James Blanchard
Columbia University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Cornell University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
United States Air Force Academy – Appointment – Football
United States Air Force Academy – Lindy Callahan Scholar Athlete Award
United States Military Academy at West Point – Appointment – Football 

Myles O’Brien Brennan
Arkansas State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Louisiana State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Oklahoma State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Southeastern Louisiana University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Troy University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of California-Berkeley – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Cincinnati – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Indiana – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Kentucky – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Louisiana-Lafayette – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Memphis – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Mississippi – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of South Alabama – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Southern Mississippi – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Texas-San Antonio – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Wisconsin – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Vanderbilt University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
West Virginia University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Louisiana-Monroe – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Wake Forest University – Athletic Scholarship – Football 

Nathan Michael Bulot
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Bledsoe Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Carl and Nancy Herrin Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Award 

Drew Henry Burnett
Crown College – President’s Scholarship
Crown College – Multicultural Scholarship
Franciscan University – Provost Scholarship
Midway University – Presidential Scholarship
Midway University – Athletic Scholarship – Basketball
Millsaps College – Presidential Scholarship
Southeastern Louisiana University – University Honors Scholarship
Southeastern Louisiana University – Honors Housing Scholarship
Spring Hill College – Portier Scholar Award
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Eagle Scout Award Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Student Body President Scholarship
William Carey University – Presidential Scholarship 

Wallace Glenn Carline
Pearl River Community College – Scholastic Excellence Scholarship 

Mark Thomas Cook
Pearl River Community College – Athletic Scholarship – Football 

Hunner Logan Drake
University of Mississippi – G.I. Bill – Full Tuition Scholarship 

Andrew Thomas Elkins
Belhaven University – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Erskine College – Athletic Scholarship – Soccer
Mississippi College – MS Math and Science Competition Scholarship
Mississippi College – Mississippi Eminent Scholars Award
Mississippi College – Presidential Scholarship
Mississippi College – Presidential Interview Scholarship
William Carey University – Carey Scholar Award
Winthrop University – Winthrop Gold Scholar Award 

Salvador John Favre, Jr.
Millsaps College – Presidential Scholarship
Spring Hill College – Portier Scholar Award
St. John’s University – Catholic High School Award
St. John’s University – Hugh L. Carey Award
St. John’s University – Scholastic Excellence Award
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence
University of Mississippi – Bledsoe Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi – Academic Excellence 

James Louis Gagnon
Pearl River Community College – Scholastic Excellence Scholarship 

Matthew Joseph Guarisco
University of Southern Mississippi – USM Academic Scholarship 

Malone Howard Harrison
Louisiana State University – Flagship Scholar Award
Louisiana State University – LSU Alumni Association Global Leader Scholarship
Louisiana State University – Presidential Future Leader in Research Scholarship
Louisiana State University – Tiger Nation Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Engineering Excellence Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship
Mississippi State University – MSU Housing Scholarship
Mississippi State University – STAR Student Award Scholarship
Texas A&M University – Direct Assistance Grant
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Award
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Technology Award
University of Mississippi – Bledsoe Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Flagship Achievement Scholarship
University of Mississippi – STAR Student Award Scholarship 

Ian Leif Hebert
Louisiana Tech University – Outstanding Student Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi – Housing Award Scholarship

Nicholas Peyton Palazzo Hertz
Belhaven University – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Millsaps College – Presidential Scholarship
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Athletic Scholarship – Baseball
Spring Hill College – Ignatian Leadership Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Wabash College – President’s Scholarship 

Michael Patrick Ingram
Mississippi State University – Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship 

Leyton Ash Janowsky
Auburn University – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Auburn University – Engineering Excellence Scholarship
Auburn University – Honors Housing Scholarship
Auburn University – National Merit Finalist Scholarship
Auburn University – Presidential Scholarship
Auburn University – Solvay Scholarship
Mississippi College – Presidential Scholarship
Mississippi College – STAR Student Award Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Academic Excellence Award
Mississippi State University – National Merit Finalist Award
Mississippi State University – STAR Student Award Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Study Abroad Award
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Honors Housing Award
University of Mississippi – STAR Student Award Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Engineering Scholarship
University of Mississippi – National Merit Finalist Award
University of Oklahoma – University Half-Tuition Scholarship
University of Oklahoma – National Merit Finalist Scholarship 

Braden Tyler Jolly
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Pearl River Community College – Academic Excellence Scholarship 

Chandler Laurent Kergosien
University of Southern Mississippi – G.I. Bill – Full Tuition Scholarship 

Ismael Khouma
Portland State University – International Student Scholarship 

Levi James Knight
East Mississippi Community College – Athletic Scholarship – Baseball
Jones County Junior College – Athletic Scholarship – Baseball
Pearl River Community College – Athletic Scholarship – Baseball
Pearl River Community College – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant 

Karl Joseph Herman Krynen
University of Mississippi – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant 

Chandler Reid Fabian Lamey
Belhaven University – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant

William Riley Lawhead
University of Mississippi – McDonnell Barksdale Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Presidential Scholarship
University of Mississippi – SMBHC Honors College Scholarship
University of South Alabama – 2018/2019 Summer Engineering Research Grant Award
University of South Alabama – Out-of- State Student Scholarship
University of South Alabama – Presidential Scholarship
University of South Alabama – Whiddon Honors College Scholarship 

Stephen Thomas Loupe II
Louisiana State University – Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) Scholarship
Louisiana State University – Tiger Alumni Legacy Scholarship 

John David Luffey
Louisiana State University – Tiger Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Louisiana State University – Tiger Excellence Award
Louisiana State University – Tiger Nation Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship 

Christopher Bryan Miller
University of Southern Mississippi – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant 

Michael Patrick Nolan
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Award
University of Mississippi – Bledsoe Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Blanchard & Company, Inc. Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Eagle Scout Award Scholarship 

Magruder Martin O’Bannon
Pearl River Community College – Athletic Scholarship – Baseball
Pearl River Community College – Coastal Conservation Association Service Award
Pearl River Community College – Presidential Scholarship
Pearl River Community College – Ted J. Alexander Endowed Leadership Scholarship
Pearl River Community College – Entergy Mississippi Bright Future Award 

Cody Daniel Peranich
Millsaps College – Presidential Scholarship
Millsaps College – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant
Mississippi State University – Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship
Texas A&M University at Galveston – United States Naval ROTC Scholarship
Texas A&M University at Galveston – United States Merchant Marine ROTC       Scholarship
United States Merchant Marine Academy – Appointment 

Michael Ian Pfarrer
Louisiana State University – United States Marine Corps Scholarship
Millsaps College – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Millsaps College – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant
Texas A&M University – United States Marine Corps Scholarship
University of Arizona – United States Marine Corps Scholarship
University of Mississippi – United States Marine Corps Scholarship
University of Notre Dame – United States Marine Corps Scholarship
Virginia Military Institute – Appointment 

Darius J. Pittman
Arkansas State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Colorado State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Louisiana Tech University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Nicholls State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Purdue University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Southeastern Louisiana University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Tulane University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Troy University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Alabama-Birmingham – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Idaho – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Louisiana-Lafayette – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Louisiana-Monroe – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of South Alabama – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Southern Mississippi – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Texas-San Antonio – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Western Kentucky University – Athletic Scholarship – Football 

Patrick William Powers
Spring Hill College – Honors College Scholarship
Spring Hill College – Presidential Scholarship
United States Air Force Academy – Appointment
University of South Alabama – Air Force ROTC Scholarship
University of South Alabama – Honors College Scholarship
University of South Alabama – Whiddon Scholarship
Xavier University (OH) – Merit Scholarship 

Gaige Michael Prudhomme
Louisiana State University – Freshman Academic Scholarship
Louisiana State University – Tiger Excellence Scholarship
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Millsaps College – Presidential Scholarship 

John William Putnam
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Academic Excellence Scholarship
Pearl River Community College – Vice Presidential Scholarship 

Chase Andrew Rogers
Arkansas State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Colorado State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Mississippi State University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Troy University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Tulane University – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Alabama-Birmingham – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of California-Berkeley – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Louisiana-Lafayette – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Memphis – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Mississippi – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of South Alabama – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Tennessee – Athletic Scholarship – Football
University of Texas-San Antonio – Athletic Scholarship – Football
Wake Forest University – Athletic Scholarship – Football 

Connor Cooper Rolfe
Pearl River Community College – Vice Presidential Scholarship 

Richard Michael Schaefer
Louisiana State University – Tiger Excellence Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of South Alabama – Presidential Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi – Academic Excellence 

James Francis Richey Sharp
Pearl River Community College – Scholastic Excellence Scholarship 

Pennington Christ St. Paul
Mississippi State University – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant 

Seth Ellis Taylor
Mississippi State University – Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship
Mississippi State University – Honors College Scholarship
Texas Christian University – Faculty Scholarship
Texas Christian University – TCU Scholarship
Texas Christian University – Eagle Scout Award Scholarship
University of Georgia – Presidential Leadership Scholarship
University of Georgia – UGA Classic Scholars Award

Matthew Taylor Townsend
University of South Alabama – Presidential Scholarship 

Ian Michael Wadsworth
Mississippi State University – Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant 

Ross Elliot Wikoff
Saint Louis University – Enhanced Merit Scholarship
Saint Louis University – SLU Deans’ Tuition Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Academic Excellence Scholarship
University of Mississippi – APEX Leadership Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Bledsoe Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Eagle Scout Award Scholarship
University of Mississippi – Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant