The Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island recognized at its May 15 meeting the 2014 “Student of the Year” for each area high school and middle school. Students were selected by their institutions.
A photo of the honored students is attached as well as a brief description of each student’s achievements.
Students honored (as pictured in the photo) were:
Front row (L to R):
Hayden Garneiewicz, HH Prep Middle School
Sallie Collins, Sea Pines Montessori
Sara Rivera, HomeSchooled Middle School
Kaeleigh Judge, St. Francis Catholic School
Lauren Castner, HH Middle School
Back row (L to R):
Matt McCutchen, HH Christian Academy Middle School
Noah Corbitt, Heritage Academy Middle School
Jack O’Koniewski, Heritage Academy High School
Hannah Brink, HH High School
Brad Meccariello, HH Christian Academy High School
Christian Steinmetz, HH Prep High School
Adam Eudy, HomeSchooled High School
Speaker for the student rcognition program was Charlie Wilmot, Hilton Head Prep’s 2013 Student of the Year, who has just completed his freshman year at Auburn University. He told the awardees: “All the hard work and leadership you have all shown to your fellow classmates, teammates, friends and teachers is why you are here today. You all challenged yourselves and went above and beyond.” He joined the Rotary Club in wishing the students every success as they take the next step to high school or college.