In an effort to recognize outstanding achievements of our students, Maple Hill Jr./Sr. High School presents each quarter a Student of the Quarter Award. Students may be nominated for this award by any staff member, a representative of a community organization, a parent or another student. Students may be nominated for a single outstanding achievement, for service to the school or community, or for significant improvement in school. Each Quarter one student in each grade, 7-12, is selected for this award by a faculty committee after a review of all nominations. For the second quarter of 2020-21 the students selected to receive this recognition are:
- 7th – Gillian Gelatt, Olivia Hoch, Eowyn Mello
- 8th – Christian Ferriera, Leah McIntosh, Kaden VanKempen
- Freshman – Zackary Civerolo, Ethan Miller, Abigail Szklenka
- Sophomore – Claire Pulver, Siara (Lynn) Rosenberger, Dominic Siciliano
- Junior – Cole Arno, Angelina Davis, Samantha Malchow
- Senior – Nicholas Clickner, Connor Heeran, Julia Sober
Gillian, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gelatt, was nominated for being a thoughtful well prepared student who is always ready to participate in class discussions. Here at Maple Hill, she is a member of band, cross country and track, along with playing lacrosse outside of school. After graduation, Gillian would like to go to college, specifically Oneonta, and is thinking about being a guidance counselor like her mom!
Olivia, daughter of Mr. Jason Hoch, was nominated for being a kind and respectful student with her peers and teachers. Here at Maple Hill, she is a member of chorus and enjoys riding horses outside of school. Olivia would like to go to college locally, but is still deciding on future plans.
Eowyn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mello, was nominated for being an extremely hard-working student. Here at Maple Hill, she is a member of book club and chorus. Outside of school she plays piano and is a girl scout. Eowyn plans to attend college as she is interested in baking or being a 1st grade teacher.
Christian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Ferreira, was nominated for being an active participant in his remote class and turning in all of his assignments on time. Here at Maple Hill, he plays the saxophone in band, played modified soccer and plans to join baseball, along with playing soccer outside of school. After graduation, Christian plans to attend college as he is interested in the psychology field.
Leah, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elliott McIntosh, was nominated for always being prepared for class and lending a helping hand when needed. Here at Maple Hill, she is a member of book club, National Junior Honor Society, band and cross country along with being a girl scout. Leah plans to go to college and study in the field of writing and potentially becoming an author.
Kaden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jon VanKempen, was nominated for working extremely hard and is a dedicated athlete. Here at Maple Hill, he is a member of National Junior Honor Society, co-president of student council, varsity wrestling, modified soccer and plans to play baseball along with dual rostering for two Sorensco baseball teams where he is a catcher and outfielder. After graduation Kaden is interested in attending Mississippi State on a baseball scholarship.
Zackary, son of Mr. Kevin Civerolo and Ms. Stacey Rattner, was nominated for being a stellar student, is extremely conscientious and dedicated to his school work. Here at Maple Hill, he is a member of band and plans to participate in outdoor track along with being on a swim team outside of school. Zack plans to attend college but is undecided at this time where or what he would like to study.
Ethan, son of Mr. Michael Miller and Ms. Michelle Dellavechia, was nominated for consistently attending and participating in remote classes. Here at Maple Hill, he is a member of JV soccer and the track team along with playing travel soccer outside of school. Ethan would like to attend college but is still undecided about what pathway he wants to take; he would like to do something that involves the outdoors.
Abigail, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Szklenka, was nominated for having a great work ethic and attitude. Here at Maple Hill, she is a member of chorus, plays JV soccer, basketball, volleyball along with playing AAU basketball and soccer and being a girl scout outside of school. Abby plans to attend BOCES for nursing and then plans to become a nurse, doctor, or someone in the medical field, with hopes of attending Siena.
Claire, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pulver, was nominated for being very dedicated to her work and asks thought-provoking questions in order to always be learning. Here at Maple Hill, she is a member of recycling club and SADD, plays Varsity soccer and also plays travel soccer. Claire plans to attend college in the field of engineering and she is hoping to attend a college down south.
Siara, daughter of Mr. Bruce Rosenberger and Ms. Nicole Monington, was nominated for being a great student who works hard, turns in quality work and deals well with remote learning. Here at Maple Hill, they are a member of chorus and hopes to do drama again. Siara plans to attend college and is hoping to either go into chemical engineering or something that has to do with literature. They are still exploring options.
Dominick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Siciliano, was nominated for always being front row center in class who has a strong voice and is not afraid to speak up. He holds himself to a high standard of work. Here at Maple Hill, he is a member of swing choir, jazz band, yearbook club, Varsity bowling, drama club, President of Key Club, and treasurer of student council. Dominick plans to go to college to study the medical field but is undecided as to where or what specifically.
Cole, son of Mr. Jeff Arno and Tracy D’Amico, was nominated for being an animated, bright, funny and perceptive young man. Here at Maple Hill, he is a member of the cross country team and spends a lot of his free time working. Cole plans to attend college in Florida and he wants to be an anesthesiologist nurse.
Angelina, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Davis, was nominated for getting all of her work done, with extraordinary effort and an active participant in class discussions. Here at Maple Hill, she is on the prom committee and spends a lot of her free time working at Franny’s Farmhouse. Angelina plans to attend college but is unsure regarding the field she would like to go in, perhaps teaching as she likes to help others, or possibly baking as she has taken up baking during the pandemic.
Samantha, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Malchow, was nominated for always being involved in class discussions and is engaged in the material. She is perceptive and articulate, polite and respectful. Here at Maple Hill, she is a member of chorus and previously participated in international club, basketball and track. Samantha plans to attend college for psychology and connects spirituality through the therapy she provides.
Nicholas, son of Mr. Dave Clickner and Ms. Susan Gosselin, was nominated for being a responsible and dedicated student who actively participates in class discussions. Here at Maple Hill, he is a member of jazz band and outside of school plays Varsity lacrosse. Nick plans to work for a year and then decide his path towards the work force or trade school.
Connor, son of Ms. Shannon Horan, was nominated for his steadfast commitment to showing he is a responsible student. He is attentive in class and participates in class discussion. Here at Maple Hill, he played tennis and takes art courses including advanced drawing and painting. After graduation, Connor is looking at different trade schools or may go right into the workforce.
Julia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sober, was nominated for being an excellent student, she shares insightful commentary in class discussions and always demonstrates her innate interest in learning. Here at Maple Hill, she is a member of National Honor Society, Wildcat News and Key Club. She also tutors 7th graders in English and works at June Farms. Julia will be attending college to study political science and journalism.
The faculty and staff wish to congratulate these students on being selected second quarter students for their respective grades.