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The Howe School announces awards for 2012-2013 School Year

The Howe School (formerly Howe Military School), a private co-educational college preparatory school for grades 7-12 located in Northeastern Indiana, has announced that several area cadets have been honored with awards.

MyKenzie Gallison has been awarded the Art Club Award (Silver), and the American Citizenship Award. Cadet Gallison, an 8th grader and daughter of Brian and Tammy Gallison of LaGrange, has attended Howe since August 2012. The Art Club Award is for outstanding artistic accomplishment. The American Citizenship Award recognizes cadets who promote citizenship through community service.

Cadet Brandon Barton has been awarded the 8th Grade Junior Scholastic Examination Award (First Place), the Best Spirit Award (L Company, Silver) and President’s Education Award for Educational Achievement. Cadet Barton, son of Shannon and Marisue Barton of Howe, has attended Howe since August 2012. The 8th Grade Jr. Scholastic Examination awards are for 8th grade cadets with the highest scores on oral and written tests over current materials in the Junior Scholastic Magazine. The Best Spirit medals are sponsored by the Parents’ Association and recognize two cadets from each company for the best all-around attitude in all phases of barracks life. The President’s Education Award program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and recognizes and honors students who have achieved high academic goals by their hard work and dedication to learning. Cadets must maintain a required GPA and have test scores within established percentile levels as set forth by the National Association of Secondary School Principals to be eligible.

Cadet Christian Gerren has been awarded the Ranking Cadet Award for the 9th Grade (Gold). Cadet Gerren, son of late Jill Derren-Zugay of Plano, Ill., has attended Howe since August 2011. The Ranking Cadet medals recognize two cadets from each grade who demonstrated the highest academic ability during the school year.

Cadet Lucas Neuerburg has been awarded the American Citizenship Award, the Reverend Todd Award for Greatest Improvement During the Year (Gold), the Scropos Outstanding First Year Lower School Cadet Award (Silver), the Best Spirit Award (L Company, Gold), and the President’s Education Award for Educational Achievement. Cadet Neuerburg, an 8th grader and son of Kim Lea Basset of Shipshewana, has attended Howe since August 2012. The American Citizenship Award recognizes cadets who promote citizenship through community service. The Rev. Todd Award for Greatest Improvement During the Year recognizes lower school cadets making the greatest overall improvement in all phases of school life. Rev. Irving Todd served as Lower School Principal from 1902-1916 and the Latin Master from 1916-1932. The Scropos Outstanding First Year Lower School Cadet Award medals are for outstanding first-year lower school cadets as defined by a review of all phases of school life, including academics, athletics, military activities, and social life. These medals are in honor/memory of school employees Ted and Jeanne Scropos and their son Lee J., who graduated with the Class of 1981. The Best Spirit medals are sponsored by the Parents’ Association and recognize two cadets from each company for the best all-around attitude in all phases of barracks life. The President’s Education Award program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and recognizes and honors students who have achieved high academic goals by their hard work and dedication to learning. Cadets must maintain a required GPA and have test scores within established percentile levels as set forth by the National Association of Secondary School Principals to be eligible.