Photos | PHS Seniors celebrated at award ceremony

John Gross Whitaker and Chelsea Yi display their awards

On May 23, Piedmont High School celebrated its 2023 Senior Award recipients in the Alan Harvey Theater. Over 30 students were honored for their exemplary academic, athletic, and extracurricular contributions to the high school.

Valedictorian: Jasper Zietlow

Salutatorians: Alex Aubrecht, Lucy Filler

Susan Kawaichi Medal: Sofia Prieto Black

Gail Dryden Plaque: Elena Blanco

Eric Swart Rachesky Memorial Certificate: Milani Juarbe

Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens’ Plaque: Aryana Fisher

League of Women Voters Civics in Action Medal: Sohrab Ford

Dean Faberman Plaque: Aryana Fisher

ASB Award: Lila Town and Wilson Wong

Leadership Impact Award: Sadie Rosen

Outstanding Journalist Award: Aryana Fisher

Outstanding Photojournalist Award: Ginger Gardner

Computer Science Medal: Max Schleuning

AATF Outstanding French Student Trophy: Jasper Zietlow

Piedmont Medal in French: Mina Handelsman

Spanish for Excellence Trophy: Chelsea Yi

Piedmont Certificate in Spanish: Thomas John O’Neil

Outstanding Student in Mandarin Trophy: John Gross Whitaker

Piedmont Certificate in Mandarin: Isaac Guan

Outstanding Girl Athlete Trophy: Molly Ashton

Outstanding Boy Athlete Trophy: Jack Nelson

Excellence in Mathematics Plaque: Evan Manolis

Piedmont Medal in Mathematics: Jasper Tripp

Science Award: Chelsea Yi

Eileen Rohmer Certificate in Science: Macie Gard

DeMolay Social Studies Trophy: Tara Kothari

Piedmont Certificate in Social Studies: Heather Stoneman

English Trophy: Macie Gard

Piedmont Certificate in English: Jasper Zietlow

Outstanding Senior in Drama Department Award: Eden Lorin

Outstanding Senior in Drama Director’s Plaque: Milani Juarbe

National Merit Scholarship Award Finalist: Jasper Zietlow

Outstanding Senior in Dance Plaque: Rachel Scher

Painting and Drawing Plaque: Milo Lu Castronovo, Ashley Hennesey

Studio Art Medal: Devon Moxley

Outstanding Senior in Orchestra Plaque: Benjamin Kim

Outstanding Senior in Symphonic Band Plaque: Wilson Wong

Outstanding Senior in Jazz Band Plaque: Griffin Stein

Piedmont Leadership in Peer Services Award: Brianna DeYoung

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