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Sterling Scholars 2013: Central region nominees (29 photos)

Deseret News

Published: Sunday, Feb. 10 2013 6:00 p.m. MST

Ames High School: Lindsey Vickers, Visual Arts.

Ames High School: Lindsey Vickers, Visual Arts.

Brighton High School: Back row from left: Jasmin Peterson Drama/Speech; Jaren Davis, Business & Marketing Education; Stephen Hogan, Mathematics; Kristopher Edlund, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Cameron Hooyer, Computer Technology; Livingston Cheney, Music; Alexis Brandt, Family & Consumer Sciences. Front row from left: Brianna Potter, Social Science; Sara Shreeve, Dance; Sadie Williams, Foreign Language; Sally Goodger, English; Elena Shanin, Science; Lauren Townsend; Visual Arts.

Brighton High School: Back row from left: Jasmin Peterson Drama/Speech; Jaren Davis, Business & Marketing Education; Stephen Hogan, Mathematics; Kristopher Edlund, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Cameron Hooyer, Computer Technology; Livingston Cheney, Music; Alexis Brandt, Family & Consumer Sciences. Front row from left: Brianna Potter, Social Science; Sara Shreeve, Dance; Sadie Williams, Foreign Language; Sally Goodger, English; Elena Shanin, Science; Lauren Townsend; Visual Arts.

City Academy: Winter Beaudry, left, Dance; Nancy Hoodes, center, Visual Arts; Tori Cody, right, Speech/Drama.

City Academy: Winter Beaudry, left, Dance; Nancy Hoodes, center, Visual Arts; Tori Cody, right, Speech/Drama.

Copper Hills High School: Back row from left: Rachel Davis, English; Lander Masche, not participating; Jorgen Jensen, Computer Technology; Daniel Willeitner, Mathematics; Tyson Bagshaw, Business & Marketing Education. Middle row from left: Cindy Giang, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Katherine Wishart, Visual Arts; Allison Gardiner, Foreign Language; Anika Argyle, Social Science. Front row from left: Arieanna Kate White, Dance; Kristianna Wright, Music; Melissa Marsolek, Speech/Drama; Jennafer Toone, Family & Consumer Sciences.

Copper Hills High School: Back row from left: Rachel Davis, English; Lander Masche, not participating; Jorgen Jensen, Computer Technology; Daniel Willeitner, Mathematics; Tyson Bagshaw, Business & Marketing Education. Middle row from left: Cindy Giang, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Katherine Wishart, Visual Arts; Allison Gardiner, Foreign Language; Anika Argyle, Social Science. Front row from left: Arieanna Kate White, Dance; Kristianna Wright, Music; Melissa Marsolek, Speech/Drama; Jennafer Toone, Family & Consumer Sciences.

Cyprus High School: Back row from left: Jessica Ramirez, Math; Alberto Martinez, Social Science; Logan Waechtler, English; Mark David Winger, Business & Marketing Education; Chris Twede, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Devon Andersen, Speech/Drama; Berina Babanovic, Family & Consumer Sciences; Alex Peterson, Science, Middle row from left: Lily McKel Musselman, Dance; Stacy Olsen, Music; Sarah Mudrow, Visual Arts. Front row from left: Amber Hauber, Foreign Language; Natalie Fish, Computer Technology.

Cyprus High School: Back row from left: Jessica Ramirez, Math; Alberto Martinez, Social Science; Logan Waechtler, English; Mark David Winger, Business & Marketing Education; Chris Twede, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Devon Andersen, Speech/Drama; Berina Babanovic, Family & Consumer Sciences; Alex Peterson, Science, Middle row from left: Lily McKel Musselman, Dance; Stacy Olsen, Music; Sarah Mudrow, Visual Arts. Front row from left: Amber Hauber, Foreign Language; Natalie Fish, Computer Technology.

Hunter High School: Back row from left: Anthony Didonato, Speech/Drama; William Petersen, Mathematics; Jimmy Le, Visual Arts; Joseph Mathisen, Computer Technology; Shalai Matagi, Dance; Dakota Jensen, Business & Marketing Education. Front row from left: Skyler Anderson, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Alexandria Hilse, Family & Consumer Sciences; Brittany Kidd, English; Janelle Delgadillo, Social Science; Joshua Gandy, Music; Vanessa Ruelas, Foreign Language; Sambat Kim, Science.

Hunter High School: Back row from left: Anthony Didonato, Speech/Drama; William Petersen, Mathematics; Jimmy Le, Visual Arts; Joseph Mathisen, Computer Technology; Shalai Matagi, Dance; Dakota Jensen, Business & Marketing Education. Front row from left: Skyler Anderson, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Alexandria Hilse, Family & Consumer Sciences; Brittany Kidd, English; Janelle Delgadillo, Social Science; Joshua Gandy, Music; Vanessa Ruelas, Foreign Language; Sambat Kim, Science.

Cottonwood High School: Back row from left: Jake Isaac Decker, Speech/Drama; Collin Olsen, Social Science; Samuel David Schwartz, Computer Technology; Bridger Kayden Snow, Science; Mason Dru Wynder, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Jordan Dahle, Business & Marketing Education. Middle row from left: Orenda Melissa Williams, Mathematics; Kathryn Sweet, Foreign Language; Katherine Elizabeth Thompson, Dance. Front row from left: Collette Nichole Nebeker, Music; Casey Vanderlinden, Visual Arts; Miranda Newsome, English; Kaitlin Rowland, Family & Consumer Sciences.

Cottonwood High School: Back row from left: Jake Isaac Decker, Speech/Drama; Collin Olsen, Social Science; Samuel David Schwartz, Computer Technology; Bridger Kayden Snow, Science; Mason Dru Wynder, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Jordan Dahle, Business & Marketing Education. Middle row from left: Orenda Melissa Williams, Mathematics; Kathryn Sweet, Foreign Language; Katherine Elizabeth Thompson, Dance. Front row from left: Collette Nichole Nebeker, Music; Casey Vanderlinden, Visual Arts; Miranda Newsome, English; Kaitlin Rowland, Family & Consumer Sciences.

Open High School: Mitchel Carlson, Science

Open High School: Mitchel Carlson, Science

Olympus High School: Back row from left: Sarah Keating, Speech/Drama; Lauren Osborn, Visual Arts; Amanda Jenkins, Dance; Robert Neff, Business & Marketing Education; Dane Jensen, Social Science; Kyle Peterson, Computer Technology; Brian Brown, Foreign Language. Front row from left: Kyle Johnsen, Science; Annie Ninivaggi, Mathematics; Melissa King, English. Not pictured: Michelle Hafer, Skills & Technical Sciences Education; Hannah Cope, Music; Katherine Walter, Family & Consumer Sciences.

Olympus High School: Back row from left: Sarah Keating, Speech/Drama; Lauren Osborn, Visual Arts; Amanda Jenkins, Dance; Robert Neff, Business & Marketing Education; Dane Jensen, Social Science; Kyle Peterson, Computer Technology; Brian Brown, Foreign Language. Front row from left: Kyle Johnsen, Science; Annie Ninivaggi, Mathematics; Melissa King, English. Not pictured: Michelle Hafer, Skills & Technical Sciences Education; Hannah Cope, Music; Katherine Walter, Family & Consumer Sciences.

Open High School: Abagael Dalton, English

Open High School: Abagael Dalton, English

Skyline High School: Back row from left: Michael Zhao, Mathematics; Lauren Thomas, Dance; Peter Doust, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Rachel Sorensen, Music; Abraham Moffat, Social Science; Shelby Espinoza, Business & Marketing Education; Vincent Fu, Computer Technology. Front row form left: Indigo Cook, English; Megan Widmer, Foreign Language; Annalee Diston, Family & Consumer Sciences; Brandon Zhou, Speech/Drama; Lauren Blackburn, Visual Arts; Pooja Jairam, Science.

Skyline High School: Back row from left: Michael Zhao, Mathematics; Lauren Thomas, Dance; Peter Doust, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Rachel Sorensen, Music; Abraham Moffat, Social Science; Shelby Espinoza, Business & Marketing Education; Vincent Fu, Computer Technology. Front row form left: Indigo Cook, English; Megan Widmer, Foreign Language; Annalee Diston, Family & Consumer Sciences; Brandon Zhou, Speech/Drama; Lauren Blackburn, Visual Arts; Pooja Jairam, Science. (unknown,)

West High School: Back row from left: Trey Imamura, Family & Consumer Sciences; Kasper Kubica, Mathematics; David Horton, Music; Oliver Richardson, Computer Technology; Tim Reissen, Visual Arts; Joaquin Galvan, Speech/Drama. Front row from left: Meredith Wade, Social Sciences; Sarah Jane Hansen, Dance; Katherine Wald, Foreign Language; Rebecca Nickerson, Science; Clare Vergobbi, English; Jason Chen, Business & Marketing Education.

West High School: Back row from left: Trey Imamura, Family & Consumer Sciences; Kasper Kubica, Mathematics; David Horton, Music; Oliver Richardson, Computer Technology; Tim Reissen, Visual Arts; Joaquin Galvan, Speech/Drama. Front row from left: Meredith Wade, Social Sciences; Sarah Jane Hansen, Dance; Katherine Wald, Foreign Language; Rebecca Nickerson, Science; Clare Vergobbi, English; Jason Chen, Business & Marketing Education.

East High School: Back row from left: Gregory Christensen, Business & Marketing Education; Tomas Gutierrez, Mathematics; Jennifer Hansen, Family & Consumer Sciences; Samuel Rasmussen, Social Science; Morgan Hofheins, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education. Front row, left to right: Andre Washington, Speech/Drama; Annie Little, Music; Jieun Kim, Science; Anna Boren, Dance; Naomi Rhondeau, Foreign Language; Laurel Galli, Visual Arts; Catherine Heiner, English.

East High School: Back row from left: Gregory Christensen, Business & Marketing Education; Tomas Gutierrez, Mathematics; Jennifer Hansen, Family & Consumer Sciences; Samuel Rasmussen, Social Science; Morgan Hofheins, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education. Front row, left to right: Andre Washington, Speech/Drama; Annie Little, Music; Jieun Kim, Science; Anna Boren, Dance; Naomi Rhondeau, Foreign Language; Laurel Galli, Visual Arts; Catherine Heiner, English.

Granger High School: Back row from left: Marissa Muhlestein, Family & Consumer Sciences; Sabrina Abdalla, Science; Jeffrey Fulton, Music; Gina Sombatsaphay, Business & Marketing Education; Wyatt Thomas Gehlen, Mathematics. Front row from left: Kimberly Ann Macute Tabligan, Visual Arts; Jennifer Thomas, Speech/Drama; Brooke Rolfe, Dance; Dannia Tan, English.

Granger High School: Back row from left: Marissa Muhlestein, Family & Consumer Sciences; Sabrina Abdalla, Science; Jeffrey Fulton, Music; Gina Sombatsaphay, Business & Marketing Education; Wyatt Thomas Gehlen, Mathematics. Front row from left: Kimberly Ann Macute Tabligan, Visual Arts; Jennifer Thomas, Speech/Drama; Brooke Rolfe, Dance; Dannia Tan, English.

Kearns High School: Back row from left: A.J. Pittl, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Akaikamai Davies, Science; Hayden Taylor, not participating; Jordan Floyd, English; Daniel Heber, Music. Front row from left: Katherine Milne, Social Science; Juan Salazar, Business & Marketing Education; Hannah Berg, Family & Consumer Sciences; Daniel Do, Dance; Maria Fernanda Aguirre, Visual Arts; Bryce Whiting, Mathematics; Krystal Landa-Ferron, Speech/Drama. Not pictured: Zachary Lester, Computer Technology.

Kearns High School: Back row from left: A.J. Pittl, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Akaikamai Davies, Science; Hayden Taylor, not participating; Jordan Floyd, English; Daniel Heber, Music. Front row from left: Katherine Milne, Social Science; Juan Salazar, Business & Marketing Education; Hannah Berg, Family & Consumer Sciences; Daniel Do, Dance; Maria Fernanda Aguirre, Visual Arts; Bryce Whiting, Mathematics; Krystal Landa-Ferron, Speech/Drama. Not pictured: Zachary Lester, Computer Technology.

Highland High School: Back row from left: Adrian Romo Sadler, Music; Carol Foote, Social Science; Mark Klekas, Business & Marketing Education; Michael J. McKean, Mathematics; Autumn Marie Phelps, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Isaac Lund, Computer Technology; Kali Scott, Speech/Drama. Front row from left: Emily Hardy, Dance; Natalie Nelson, Science; Abigail Mitchell, Visual Arts; Caitlin Jarratt, Family & Consumer Sciences; Linda Ida Tovar, Foreign Language; Emily Hamilton, English.

Highland High School: Back row from left: Adrian Romo Sadler, Music; Carol Foote, Social Science; Mark Klekas, Business & Marketing Education; Michael J. McKean, Mathematics; Autumn Marie Phelps, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Isaac Lund, Computer Technology; Kali Scott, Speech/Drama. Front row from left: Emily Hardy, Dance; Natalie Nelson, Science; Abigail Mitchell, Visual Arts; Caitlin Jarratt, Family & Consumer Sciences; Linda Ida Tovar, Foreign Language; Emily Hamilton, English.

Open High School: Jessica Kyle, Business & Marketing Education

Open High School: Jessica Kyle, Business & Marketing Education

Hillcrest High School: Back row from left: Aaron Hsu, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Charles Khong, Computer Technology; Jacob Brown, Business & Marketing Education; Jonathan Call, Social Science. Middle row from left: Ludovica Farese, Foreign Language; Tessa Homer, Dance; Molly Van Engelenhoven, Visual Arts; Mackenzie Johnson, Family & Consumer Sciences; Andrea Evans, Science. Front row from left: Aaron Johnson, Mathematics; Gregory Jack, Speech/Drama; Megan Rimmasch, English; Elizabeth Palmatier, Music.

Hillcrest High School: Back row from left: Aaron Hsu, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Charles Khong, Computer Technology; Jacob Brown, Business & Marketing Education; Jonathan Call, Social Science. Middle row from left: Ludovica Farese, Foreign Language; Tessa Homer, Dance; Molly Van Engelenhoven, Visual Arts; Mackenzie Johnson, Family & Consumer Sciences; Andrea Evans, Science. Front row from left: Aaron Johnson, Mathematics; Gregory Jack, Speech/Drama; Megan Rimmasch, English; Elizabeth Palmatier, Music.

West Jordan High School: Back row from left: Kelci Zaugg, Family & Consumer Sciences; Sarah Rogers, Speech/Drama; Domenica Herrick, Social Science; Sara Hills, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Kelly Peterson, Foreign Language. Middle row from left: Rachel Ward, English; Kayci Monsen, Dance; Audree Van Valkenburg, Science; Mackenzie Warby, Mathematics; Natalie Berrett, Music. Bottom row from left: Andrew Johnson, Visual Arts; Chase Pollock, Business & Marketing Education; Parker Kingsford, Computer Technology.

West Jordan High School: Back row from left: Kelci Zaugg, Family & Consumer Sciences; Sarah Rogers, Speech/Drama; Domenica Herrick, Social Science; Sara Hills, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Kelly Peterson, Foreign Language. Middle row from left: Rachel Ward, English; Kayci Monsen, Dance; Audree Van Valkenburg, Science; Mackenzie Warby, Mathematics; Natalie Berrett, Music. Bottom row from left: Andrew Johnson, Visual Arts; Chase Pollock, Business & Marketing Education; Parker Kingsford, Computer Technology.

Jordan High School: Back row from left: Michael Neddo, Foreign Language; Rachael Cheever, Social Science; Whitney Peterson, Mathematics; Brenner Birth Speech/Drama. Middle row from left: Mallory Dalley, Computer Technology; Meranda Smith, Family & Consumer Sciences; Rebecca Freestone, Dance; Joy Goh, Visual Arts; Mikayla Leavitt, Science. Front row from left: Kalinee Hansen, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Miranda Hatch, English; Jacqilynn Patterson, Music; Tyler Hemmert Business & Marketing Education.

Jordan High School: Back row from left: Michael Neddo, Foreign Language; Rachael Cheever, Social Science; Whitney Peterson, Mathematics; Brenner Birth Speech/Drama. Middle row from left: Mallory Dalley, Computer Technology; Meranda Smith, Family & Consumer Sciences; Rebecca Freestone, Dance; Joy Goh, Visual Arts; Mikayla Leavitt, Science. Front row from left: Kalinee Hansen, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Miranda Hatch, English; Jacqilynn Patterson, Music; Tyler Hemmert Business & Marketing Education.

Murray High School: Back row from left: Maria Zolotsev, Foreign Language; Sam Evans, Music; Ammon Black, Speech/Drama; Devin Bryner, Business & Marketing Education; Parker Schofield, Science; Bethany Coates, Visual Arts. Front row from left: Abigail Adams, Family & Consumer Sciences; Sara Ng, Mathematics; Melanie Myrick, Social Science; Danielle Hess, English; Jacelyn Epperson, Dance.

Murray High School: Back row from left: Maria Zolotsev, Foreign Language; Sam Evans, Music; Ammon Black, Speech/Drama; Devin Bryner, Business & Marketing Education; Parker Schofield, Science; Bethany Coates, Visual Arts. Front row from left: Abigail Adams, Family & Consumer Sciences; Sara Ng, Mathematics; Melanie Myrick, Social Science; Danielle Hess, English; Jacelyn Epperson, Dance.

Taylorsville High School: Back row from left: Andy Ho, Business & Marketing Education; Joshua Dimond, Visual Arts; Andrew Robles, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Preston Hughes, Speech/Drama; Paul Wissler, English; Minh Nguyen, Science. Front row from left: Sierra Brothwell, Mathematics; Amber Lundgreen, Family & Consumer Sciences; Christy Lusty, Social Science; Sarah Thornock, Dance; M. Gabriela Magallanes, Music; Cecilia Tang, Foreign Language.

Taylorsville High School: Back row from left: Andy Ho, Business & Marketing Education; Joshua Dimond, Visual Arts; Andrew Robles, Skilled & Technical Sciences Education; Preston Hughes, Speech/Drama; Paul Wissler, English; Minh Nguyen, Science. Front row from left: Sierra Brothwell, Mathematics; Amber Lundgreen, Family & Consumer Sciences; Christy Lusty, Social Science; Sarah Thornock, Dance; M. Gabriela Magallanes, Music; Cecilia Tang, Foreign Language. (unknown,)

Summit Academy: Back row from left: Jordan Jones, Math; Ashton Richards, Visual Arts; Stephen Crandall, Social Science. Front row from left: Mariah Mills, Speech & Drama; Aubrie Blackburn, Computer Technology; Tyler Lewis, Music; Tanner Smith, Science.

Summit Academy: Back row from left: Jordan Jones, Math; Ashton Richards, Visual Arts; Stephen Crandall, Social Science. Front row from left: Mariah Mills, Speech & Drama; Aubrie Blackburn, Computer Technology; Tyler Lewis, Music; Tanner Smith, Science.

Open High School: Emily Kam, Mathematics

Open High School: Emily Kam, Mathematics

Open High School: Michael Silva, Visual Arts

Open High School: Michael Silva, Visual Arts

Open High School: Sarah Daniels, Computer Technology

Open High School: Sarah Daniels, Computer Technology

Open High School: Jizelle Jurquina, Speech/Drama

Open High School: Jizelle Jurquina, Speech/Drama

Open High School: Jefferey Freeman, Social Science

Open High School: Jefferey Freeman, Social Science

Open High School: Hannah Bender, Dance

Open High School: Hannah Bender, Dance