Bucyrus Academic Awards programs April 23

Bucyrus Academic Awards programs April 23
Posted on 04/12/2017

The Bucyrus Secondary School will host its annual Academic Awards programs to recognize students for their hard work and academic achievement throughout the 2016-2017 school Sunday, April 23. The middle school ceremony will take place at 2 p.m., followed by the high school program at 5 p.m.

The keynote speaker during the middle school program will be Bucyrus alum and current Northmor Local School District Superintendent Chad Redmon. After the speech, awards will be handed out in the six following categories:

  • 4.0 GPA for the year
  • 3.99-3.5 GPA for the year
  • 3.49-3.0 GPA for the year

The middle school awards ceremony represents the commitment of the Bucyrus City School District to support, honor and recognize academic achievement at all levels.

Later that evening, high school students earning a 3.0 or above will also be recognized for their hard work in academics. Dinner and desserts, provided by Special Occasions, will be served from 5-6 p.m. in the high school gym.

The awards portion of the program will begin in the high school gym at 6 p.m. At this time, additional guests are invited to attend. Students will receive awards in the following categories:

  • Freshmen: 3.0 GPA or above
  • Sophomore: 3.0 - 3.24 GPA & 3.25 - 4.0 GPA
  • Juniors: 3.0 - 3.49 GPA & 3.5 - 4.0 GPA
  • Seniors: 3.0 - 3.49 GPA, 3.5 - 3.74 GPA & 3.75 - 4.0 GPA

In addition to academic awards, scholarships will be awarded by the Academic Boosters and seniors earning a 3.75 GPA or above will receive special recognition by a teacher of their choosing. The Academic Boosters would also like to acknowledge and thank the Bay Area Gas Consortium for their contribution to provide student scholarship opportunities.

“The Academic Boosters is proud to continue recognizing our outstanding students,” said Academic Booster Club event chairperson Amy Plumley. “It is always well received and honors the students for their hard work in the classroom.”

The Academic Boosters need volunteers for their organization. Please contact Secondary School Principal, Dr. Mark Burke, for ways to get involved at 419-562-7721.

For more information regarding this year’s Middle School Academic Awards program please contact Anne Devine at 419-562-0003, and for the High School program contact Amy Plumley at 419-562-7721.