Steeleville High School has recognized James Batson, Brendon Cheatham, Kirsten Doeding, Emily Dudenbostel, Bryar Pim and Tiffany Qualls for academic excellence.
Batson, 17, received student of the month. He is a member of National Honor Society, Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Math League, science club, Lifesavers and varsity club.
The son of James and Christina Batson of Steeleville, he plans to study biology and chemistry at Illinois College.
Cheatham, 17, was chosen for outstanding service and character.
The son of Donnie and Michelle Cheatham of Steeleville, he plans to attend Southwestern Illinois College.
Doeding, 17, is an Illinois State Scholar, and received Academic Awards in algebra I, biology, keyboarding, algebra II, Spanish I, chemistry, geometry, English III, trigonometry/precalculus, accounting, American history and information processing. She is a member of National Honor Society, science and Spanish clubs, FBLA, FCA, WYSE, softball and volleyball.
The daughter of Craig and Cambrea Doeding of Steeleville, she plans to major in accounting at University of Missouri in Columbia.
Dudenbostel, 18, received McKendree Leadership Award, and a McKendree Presidential Scholarship. She is a member of National Honor Society, history club, Lifesavers and McKendree Show Choir.
The daughter of Bruce Dudenbostel and granddaughter of Donna Knop of Steeleville, she plans to study business at McKendree University.
Pim, 18, is an Illinois State Scholar. He is a member of National Honor Society, Math League, FBLA, science club and Art Society.
The son of Conlee Jon Owens Pim and Stephanie Christine Gordon of Steeleville, he plans to major in engineering.
Qualls, 18, received Cross Country, Overall, in English I, English II, English III, algebra I and II, calculus I, keyboarding, biology, World history academic awards and was November student of the month. She is a member of National Honor Society, FBLA, Lifesavers, Math League and science and drama clubs.
The daughter of William D. and Emiko Qualls of Steeleville, she plans to study psychology at McKendree University.
Commencement will be at 3 p.m. May 22 in the Steeleville High School gymnasium. Baccalaureate services will be at 4 p.m. May 21, also in the high school gymnasium.