Pinecrest Academy Principals and Formation Directors for the Middle and High Schools, recently distributed Formation Awards to students in 6th-12th grades. Formation awards are given annually at the close of each school year to those students who exemplify outstanding achievement in the areas of human, intellectual, spiritual and apostolic formation.
The Integer Award is presented to a high school senior boy and girl who have been at Pinecrest for at least two years and have demonstrated exceptional characteristics of leadership and apostleship, assimilating the highest ideals of all four areas of formation – intellectual, human, spiritual and apostolic. It is of the highest honor to receive the Integer Award. The 2012 Integer Award winners are Sarah Rocko and Sean Klooster.
Additionally, the following awards were presented: Semper Altius Award, Apostleship Award, Leadership Award, and Athlete Award.
Semper Altius (“Always Higher”): Granted to the student in each grade who demonstrates outstanding commitment to the ideals of the school by excelling in all areas of integral formation.
6th — Mary Lichtenwalner and Michael Trainor
7th – Gabrielle Tanjuatco and Stephen Morrissey
8th – Catherine Ann Birozes and Peter Nelson
9th – Ave Fouriezos and Jacob Hanley
10th — Ansley Heard and Evan Montalbano
11th — Paloma Carroll and Thomas Ross
Apostleship Award: Granted to students who have distinguished themselves by actively and constantly working to bring Christ’s message to others, both in the school and out.
6th — Daniela Callejas and Samuel Gutierrez
7th — Lucy Frain and Joseph Meersman
8th – Maria Carroll and Noah Craggan
9th — Nicole Madda and Jack Frain
10th — Heather Bailer and JP Nelson
11th — Olivia Fleck and Danny Flanigan
12th – Kristen Nelson and Jacob Carr
Leadership Award: Granted to students who have lived the spirit of leadership espoused by Pinecrest, demonstrated by their daily contribution in conduct and effort to the good of the school community.
6th — Rachel Mannino and Alex Pausa
7th — Adeline Seiferth and Jonathan Campos
8th – Ana Paula Sanchez-Mejorada and Mitchell Ojeda
9th — Hannah Kelley and Gregory Metz
10th — Kristen Rocko and Cole Doxtader
11th — Julia Petros and John Paul Metz
12th – Cece Howard and Ben Frain
Athlete Award: Granted to students who have distinguished themselves with exceptional sportsmanship and athletic ability when participating in school athletic activities.
6th — Regina Metz and Ben Gobbel
7th — Mary Margaret Metz and Sean Flanigan
8th – Teresa Stubbs and Adam Rocko
9th — Wendy Oshinski and Adam Guard
10th — Jessica Zalzman and Chris Birozes
11th — Cayce Hamilton and Jimmy Strom
12th – Lizzie Brenner and John DePalma
In addition to these awards, all students who participated in apostolic service projects, Challenge, Conquest and Phoenix Clubs, spiritual retreats, Holy Week activities, the school band, and service in their respective churches were recognized as well.