Articles in the Awards Category
By Caroline Dempsey
Seniors Caroline Kirk and Justin Peters were chosen from all student-athletes in the senior class to be nominated for the Wendy Heisman award.
The Wendy Heisman scholarship is given to 10 students across the country, but two students are nominated from more than 29,000 high schools to be considered for this scholarship. …
The senior awards ceremony took place Tuesday May 20 at 10 a.m. Many outstanding seniors received scholarships and awards for their accomplishments during their time at Leon. This list includes most of the awards and their recipients.
By Ellen-Claire Newell and Caitlin Ray
It’s no doubt that Best and Brightest awards bring out some of the most motivated people at Leon High School. Senior Haley Ashlin is one of these people. Yesterday, on December 16th, she received news of winning the Best and Brightest category in business.
Ashlin spent the …
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Drama has always been a strong part of Leon history, and Leon’s thespians recently walked away from district competition with a new record for the history books: An award for every student act.
The High Life has recently been acknowledged for its outstanding design. The student-run paper of Leon High School, Tallahassee, FL, received a $1,000 grant from JS Printing on account of placing 1st in the Fall 2008 Design Contest.
By Andrea Herrera
Betsy Fisher’s journey to becoming the 2008 Teacher of the Year was an interesting one.
After getting a bachelor’ degree in criminology from Florida State University, she decided that she really wanted to work with kids. She earned her teacher certification to be able to teach history, one of …