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Mount Shasta High School grads sent off in style with parade and drive-thru diplomas

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald
Mount Shasta Herald

Mount Shasta High School’s Class of 2020 was celebrated by the entire community on Friday as they took to the streets for a parent-sponsored parade followed by a virtual graduation ceremony and a drive-through diploma presentation ceremony.

The seniors were awarded an abundance of scholarships and recognitions, including thousands of dollars in student aid to help them through their years ahead.

Awards

ACSA Students of the Year – Kim Rubio and Darian DeBortoli

A-G Awardees – Ian Anderson, Jackson Bolls, Madison Bourke, Miranda Connelly, Darian DeBortoli, Marre DeLeon, Trinity Freeman, Jenna Gigliotti, Adam Hanna, Tate Harkness, Natalie Haugen, Hannah Koschnick, Iris Lovrak, McKenzie Lowry, Jackson May, Alexis Ramirez Hernandez, Chris Rees, Elias Rodriguez-Romo, Kim Rubio, Caleb Santi, Daniel Shaw, Sasha Tveritina, Holden VanLaken, Ross Winters

CAASPP Gold – Miranda Connelly, Darian DeBortoli, Tate Harkness, Jackson May, Crhis Rees, Daniel Shaw, Ross Winters

CAASPP Silver – Ian Anderson, Jackson Bolls, Madison Bourke, Kayden Crisci, Marre DeLeon, Natalie Haugen, Jacob Houtman, Hannah Koschnick, McKenzie Lowry, Madeline Moore, Alexis Ramirez Hernandez, Elias Rodriguez-Romo, Aaron Sikora, Holden VanLaken, James VandeWalker

College of the Siskiyous – Siskiyou Scholar – Alexis Ramirez Hernandez ($3,000)

College of the Siskiyous - ASM Award – Marre DeLeon ($300)

CG Roxane LLC – Madison Bourke, Kayden Crisci, Kim Rubio, Carter Chase ($1,000 each)

Ford Family Scholarship – Kim Rubio, Darian DeBortoli ($30,000 each)

Golden State Seal Merit Diploma – Ian Anderson, Mdison Bourke, Carter Chase, Miranda Connelly, Kayden Crisci, Darian DeBortoli, Clairemarie Gazave, Adam Hanna, Tate Harkness, Hannah Koschnick, Iris Lovrak, McKenzie Lowry, Debra Moe, Alexis Ramirez Hernandez, Chris Rees, Kim Rubio, Daniel Shaw, Holden VanLaken, James VandeWalker, Ross Winters

Gubetta-Luperini Scholarship – Carter Chase ($2,000) Kayden Crisci ($500), Natalie Haugen ($500)

Interact Club – Darian DeBortoli, Tate Harkness, Isabella Ackerman-Mero, Carter Chase, Caleb Santi, Ian Anderson, Ross Winters, Kim Rubio

Ivy B. Horr Medical Loan Fund – Darian DeBortoli ($5,000)

Key Club Awards – Darian DeBortoli, Caleb Santi, Madison Bourke, Katie Heikura, Kim Rubio, Iris Lovrak, Miranda Connelly

Kiwanis Club Scholarship – Kim Rubio, Iris Lovrak ($500 each)

McConnell Foundation – Kim Rubio ($30,000)

Merchants Bank of Commerce Menneth R. Gifford Jr. Memorial Scholarship – Caleb Santi ($1,000)

Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta – McKenzie Lowry ($1,000)

Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta Auxiliary – Kim Rubio ($1,000)

MSHS Boosters – Kayden Crisci, Ross Winters ($500 each)

Mt. Shasta Rotary – Kim Rubio ($2,000)

Mt. Shasta Youth Sports – Jackson May ($1,000)

Mt. Shasta Memorial Endowed – Darian DeBortoli, Miranda Connelly ($500 each)

President’s Award – Ian Anderson, Madison Bourke, Carter Chase, Miranda Connelly, Kayden Crisci, Darian DerBortoli, Tate Harkness, Hannah Koschnick, Iris Lovrak, McKenzie LowryDebra Moe, Alexis Ramirez Hernandez, Chris Rees, Kim Rubio, Daniel Shaw, Holden VanLaken, Ross Winters ($250 each)

Prudence Rose Kennedy Scholarship – Darian DeBortoli ($1,000)

Retired Coaches Association – Alexis Ramirez Hernandez ($1,200)

Robert McGregor – McKenzie Lowry, Kim Rubio ($500 each)

Sally Garcia – Carter Chase, Alexis Ramirez Hernandez ($500 each)

Salutatorian – Ian Anderson

State Seal of Bi Literacy (Spanish) – Adam Hanna, Ian Anderson, Miranda Connelly, SMarre DeLeon, Katie Heikura, McKenzie Lowry, Elias Rodriguez-Romo, Kim Rubio, Caleb Santi, Holden VanLaken, Ross Winters, Alexis Ramirez Hernandez, Mara Gazave

Tri Counties Bank Scholarship – Darian DeBortoli, Kim Rubio ($1,500 each)

Upward Bound – Madison Bourke, Darian DeBortoli, Matthew Ellerbe, Trinity Freeman, Ajia Garner, Jenna Gigliotti, Katie Heikura, Caleb Mead, Madison Moore, Allena Nova, Alexis Ramirez Hernandez, Chris Rees, Mario Rodriguez, Elias Rodriguez-Romo, Kim Rubio, AJ Sikora, Daniel Shaw, Tate Harkness

Holy Family Church, Weed – Alexis Ramirez Hernandez (500)

Western Washington University Award for Excellence – Ian Anderson ($32,000)

Southern Oregon University Honors College – Ross Winters, Holden VanLaken ($6,450 each)

Southern Oregon University Accelerated Baccaleuarate Program – Kayden Crisci

Hispanic Heritage Foundation – Kim Rubio ($3,500)

Lewis & Clark Compass Scholarship – Alexis Ramirez Hernandez ($8,520)

Lewis & Clark Compass Scholarship– Alexis Ramirez Hernandez ($11,250)

Lewis & Clark Grant – lexis Ramirez Hernandez ($5,687)