Thursday, September 20, 2012
The fifth annual event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, where participants will have the opportunity win Meijer gifts cards, get flu shots, enjoy a free lunch and more.
The fifth annual Southeast Oakland County Senior Salute will be held Oct. 1 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, where participants will have the opportunity win Meijer gifts cards, get flu shots and enjoy a free lunch. Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy, and Reps. Chuck Moss, R–Birmingham, and Marty Knollenberg, R-Troy, and the nonprofit Southeast Oakland Community Fund organized the event that runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. "The Southeast Oakland County Senior Salute continues to grow every year because it's a great opportunity for seniors to meet new friends and enjoy a good meal. The best part is, the salute is free of charge," said Pappageorge, who represents Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, Clawson, Madison Heights, …
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Seniors Emily Banules and Kevin Cunningham selected for the prestigious award.
The Clawson High School Athletic Department has named seniors Emily Banules and Kevin Cunningham the 2010-11 Robert Herm Athletes of the Year. In addition to their athletic prowess, each athlete excels in the classroom as Cunningham is this year's salutatorian and Banules was in the Top 10 of the senior class. Banules strives for success Banules follows in the footsteps of her brother, Anthony Banules, who won the award in 2009. Banules said she was excited. "I was just happy because I knew I had worked hard for it," she said. Banules enjoyed volleyball most in her high school career as she was No. 1 in the region. Her best sport of all time may be soccer where she was named to the All State team. She also competed on the swim team where …
Sunday, June 5, 2011
One hundred and thirty-seven graduates crossed the stage in the Clawson High School gymnasium on Sunday.
There were tears of joy, cheers, laughter and an echoing of applause Sunday in the Clawson High School gymnasium as 137 graduates crossed the stage and entered a new chapter in their lives. Parents and supporters packed the sweltering gym on an afternoon when temperatures outside reached the mid-80s. But it was clear that the heat would not stop the crowd from yelling or the graduates from smiling ear to ear. They had come too far. Graduates reflected on their grade-school days as they listened to Alyssa Forsyth's senior-memories speech and received inspiring words from their fellow classmates and school faculty during the ceremony. “We must welcome the future with open arms and realize that we have only created a small chapter of our …
Friday, June 3, 2011
Clawson High School senior plans to attend the University of Chicago and study biochemistry.
Valedictorian: Nichole Pedro GPA: 4.00 Hometown: Ferndale College Plans: University of Chicago Major: Biochemistry Career Plans: To become a surgeon or general physician. Parents: Karen Pedro Biggest Inspiration: "I didn't have the financial means to go to college, so I needed to do well in school to get scholarships," Pedro said. "I needed to make it happen for myself." School activities: National Honor Society, Junior Optimists Club, Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) and the E.A.R.T.H. Club. Clawson seniors graduate at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Clawson High School gymnasium. Click here to read profiles of the co-salutatorians.
Clawson High School seniors tied at the No. 2 spot in the senior class.
Co-Salutatorian: Kevin Cunningham Hometown: Clawson GPA: 3.99 College: Michigan State University with Evans Scholarship Major: History and education Career goals: College professor Parents: Andrea and Brian Cunningham Biggest inspiration: “My family, they just always kept me motivated," Cunningham said. "I always put a drive in myself to make sure I was always pushing myself to do my best.” School activities: National Honor Society, cross country, wrestling, track, coached middle school wrestling. Co-Salutatorian: Michael Francis Hometown: Clawson GPA: 3.99 College: Michigan State University Major: Undecided on a major and career goal Parents: Caroline and Gary Francis Biggest inspiration: "It was really easy for me," Francis said. "I…
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Here's a list of students who won school and community scholarships this year.
Students at Clawson High School received a total of more than $1 million in scholarships this year from the school district and community. This year's winners were announced Monday at Senior Honors Night:
Clawson High School seniors earned a total of $1 million in scholarships this year.
Clawson High School 's most accomplished students were honored Monday at Senior Honors Night as the school, parents and staff recognized four years of hard work for students who will soon end their high school years. Senior Allison Hazel was recognized for seven scholarships; valedictorian, Nichole Pedro, and co-salutatorians, Kevin Cunningham and Michael Francis were announced; and several others were awarded various honors. Representatives from several community and school organizations announced the winners of scholarships. Principal Ryan Sines said scholarships for the Class of 2011 totaled more than $1 million. School faculty also presented department awards, senior awards, National Honor Society hoods, National Technical Honor …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Parents, school faculty, students and the community will gather tonight for Senior Honors Night.
Tonight, Clawson High School will present several awards to the senior class of 2011 at Senior Honors Night. The special program, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the school auditorium, will include presentations of community scholarships, department awards, introduction of the class valedictorian and salutatorian and parents will put the senior medallion on their student. The last day of school for seniors is Thursday and graduation is at 2 p.m. Sunday June 5 in the high school gymnasium.