Elverado High School has honored Emma Bigham, Kaley Graff, Sierra Groskopf, Gabrielle Jescke, Corgan Lynch and James Thomas III for academic excellence.
Bigham, 17, received Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship at the University of St. Louis, Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship, Long Knives Sons of the American Revolution Outstanding Citizen Award, Woodmen Life Insurance Society and history award. She is a member of Beta Club, student council, FCA, FCCLA, Relay for Life, class president and basketball, volleyball and softball teams.
The daughter of Allen and Tena Bigham of Vergennes, she plans to major in biochemistry/pre-medicine at St. Louis University.
Graff, 18, is on the high honor roll. She is a member of Beta Club, student council and FCCLA.
The daughter of Samantha and Troy Graff of Vergennes, she plans to study occupational therapy at John A. Logan College.
Groskopf, 17, received the principal award and Beta Club Award. She is a member of Beta Club, drama club and FCA.
The daughter of Marjorie and William Groskopf of Elkville, she plans to major in cosmetology and theater at John A. Logan College.
Jeschke, 17, received an Outstanding Incoming Freshman Scholarship to SIUC and was on high honor roll. She is a member of Beta Club, student council, drama club, FCCLA, and basketball and volleyball teams.
The daughter of Sherry and Steve Jeschke of Elkville, she plans to study microbiology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Lynch, 17, is on the high honor roll. She is secretary of her class and a member of Beta Club, FCCLA and cheerleading squad.
The daughter of Tim and Darla Lynch of Dowell, she plans to major in practical nursing at John A. Logan and SIUC.
Thomas, 18, received the principal’s award, geography award and perfect attendance award. He is a member of Beta Club.
The son of Lisa Thomas and James Thomas II, he plans to study molecular biology.