I plan to enroll in the College of LS&A. I’m currently at the top 1% of my graduating class with an unweighted GPA of 3.98. I’ve been active in many school activities, including Key Club, Freshman Assisting Mentor Program, National Honors Society President, and International Cultures Club E-Board Member. I’ve taken 5 AP classes and completed 22 college credit hours. I have also been a volunteer at Open Door Ministry Food Bank and a tutor for younger students. In my senior year, I earned the AP Scholar with Honor Award and was recognized as a National Merit Finalist.
Detroit Catholic High School
I went to Detroit Catholic Central High School. I’m planning on attending the College of Engineering at U of M – Ann Arbor and majoring in Mechanical Engineering. During high school, I had a cumulative GPA of around 4.7 and took multiple AP classes including European History, Language and Composition, Literature, Computer Science, French, and Calculus BC. I did one year of high school soccer, but have been playing club soccer since I was 11 and still to this day. I have been the Mechanical Captain for my school’s robotics team for the last two years, I’m a member of French Club, I’ve played intramural sports, including football and basketball, and I’m a member of the National Honors Society. I’ve volunteered at homeless centers in Detroit, semi-professional soccer games, senior centers, senior citizen food distributors like FocusHope, and countless hours of tutoring underclassmen.
Ann Arbor Fr. Gabriel Richard High School
Thomas graduated with Top Scholar designation from Ann Arbor Fr. Gabriel Richard High School and will attend the College of Engineering. He received numerous honors through Varsity Football including Team Captain, MVP, MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Finalist, CHSL All Catholic & All Academic, and set several school records. He also participated in Varsity Baseball (Captain & MHSBCA All State Academic), Kairos Retreat Leadership Team, National Honor Society, Digital Media Club, and volunteered with his church and local social services organization. Thomas received multiple academic honors including AP Scholar, National Latin Exam Summa Cum Laude, and several FGRHS class awards (Honors Algebra 2, Honors Chemistry, and AP Physics).
|David J. Hallissey Memorial Scholarship|
Carlson High School
Adhav plans to enroll in the College of Engineering and is the recipient of the David J. Hallissey Memorial Scholarship. Throughout his high school career, Adhav has had a very rigorous course load, taking 10 AP Classes and graduating second in his class. In addition to founding the Math Olympiad Club, Adhav participated in many school extracurriculars such as: Business Professionals of America, Quiz Bowl, Student Council, National Honor Society, and Earth Club. Adhav has also spent his last 8 years practicing men’s gymnastics at the competitive level, placing at the state and regional level on top of qualifying for nationals. When not practicing gymnastics, Adhav develops mobile software for the non-profit startup QuantumGrad, which attempts to make the field of quantum computing more accessible. Finally, Adhav has achieved several awards during his time in high school. He has qualified for the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference multiple times and placed 8th nationally in Computer Animation. He also is a National Merit Finalist and earned an academic gold medal for his school.
Edsel Ford High School
|Elaine and Roger Zatkoff Scholarship|
Stoney Creek High School
Ella plans to enroll in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA). She is the recipient of the Elaine and Roger Zatkoff scholarship. Ella was involved in many extracurricular activities, including the National Honor Society (NHS), Spanish National Honor Society, Link Crew, The Green Club, and the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). She was a captain for her competitive and sideline season cheer teams, both junior and senior years. Ella was also on the Stoney Creek High School tennis team from her first year through junior year. Ella was an Officer and Cabinet Member for both NHS and Spanish NHS and the secretary for PAWS. Ella took a total of 8 AP classes along with an additional 4 Honors courses during her high school career. As a freshman, she was selected 2nd Team All-State, All-Regional, All-District, and All-Conference for competitive cheerleading as her team won the state championship. Ella was also chosen 1st Team All-State, All-Regional, All-District, and All-Conference as a senior, while her team finished as state runners-up in 2022. Outside of school and athletics, Ella was a clinical observer and volunteer with Dr. Natalie Kontos of Ascension St. John Children’s Hospital Division of Pediatric Palliative Care. Her time, dedication, and effort led to her receiving “Clinical Observer of the Year.”
Notre Dame Prep High School
Maria plans to enroll in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and is a recipient of the Roger and Elaine Zatkoff Scholarship. She played varsity softball and the flute, piccolo, and piano in the marching, symphonic, jazz, and pit orchestra bands while earning numerous first division ratings as a musician. She was an active leader throughout high school as President of the Optimist Club and Vice President of the Champions for Life Club to serve the marginalized and those less fortunate in the community. She also served as a Student Ambassador for her school and as a band Section Leader in mentoring other musicians. Maria was selected to join the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society. She was also recognized for All Academic Catholic League honors each year as well as a National Merit Finalist, a National Spanish Exam medalist, and an AP Scholar with Distinction. She completed eleven AP courses and graduated at the top of her high school class. Outside of school, Maria tutors, dances with a local studio, and volunteers at her church. She has worked as an office assistant in a surgeon’s office and as an activities aide at an assisted living facility. Maria plans to pursue a career in healthcare.
St. Catherine of Siena Academy
Saran Nimmagadda, a recipient of the Elaine and Roger Zatkoff Scholarship, graduated as Valedictorian of her graduating class. Saran graduated with an unweighted 4.0 GPA and was a participant in many rigorous AP courses such as United States History, Chemistry, Calculus AB, English Language and Composition, Biology, English Literature and Composition, Calculus BC and Physics 1. She was also the secretary for her school’s National Honors Society Chapter as well as for her HOSA- Future Health Professionals team. Due to this rigorous course load, she was awarded the Summa Cum Laude as well as the AP Scholar with Honor Award. She was also named a National Merit Semi-finalist and was then selected as a National Merit Finalist. Saran volunteered weekly at a local hospice, Red Cross,Meals on Wheels , Focus: Hope, and would spend every Wednesday tutoring young girls in the Detroit Public School System in Calculus and Algebra through the Mercy Education Project. Saran also works as a volunteer at a Head and Neck Cancer Research Lab at the University of Michigan, where she assists in procuring and testing drug treatment for squamous cancer cells. She will be enrolling as a student in the Honors Literature Science and the Arts program in the fall.
Saint Mary Catholic Central
My name is Molly McMillan. I graduated from Saint Mary Catholic Central in Monroe, MI with a 4.18 GPA. I am entering the new Sports Management Immersion program at the University of Michigan. I will be majoring in sports management and marketing to pursue a career of sports broadcasting. I have five older siblings who are all very special to me. I participate in the girls’ varsity soccer team and won a state championship with my travel team. I am an interact officer, peer mentor, Geek Squad officer, NHS officer, and SPLT officer. I am the vice president of a club called iMatter. I am also a member of Student Council, Respect Life, and the student ambassador team.
|Frederick C Matthaei Scholarship|
Troy Athens High School
Hannah plans to enroll in the College of LSA to study biology. Hannah was active in a variety of school activities, including National Honors Society, Medical Club, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Troy School District Superintendent Student Advisory Board, and Troy Athletic Advisory Council. She was a member of Student Council all four years, serving as Vice President her senior year. Hannah was also part of cross country and track and field for all four years and was team captain for both teams for her junior and senior years. She took a total of 10 AP classes and many other honors classes while maintaining a 4.3 GPA. Her high-achieving nature led her to earning a variety of awards, such as AP Scholar with Distinction, Scholar Athlete, Summa Cum Laude, AP with WE Service Recognition, MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award Finalist, and Cross Country Team Hawk of the Year. Hannah was also an active member in her community, serving as a small group leader in the children’s program at her church every Sunday. She also led a food drive for the Troy School District, delivered baskets of food every Thanksgiving to those in need, raked leaves for the elderly in her city, was a member of her church’s high school program, and served as a middle school track and field camp volunteer.
Brandon High School
Aubrey plans to enroll in the College of Engineering and is the recipient of the Frederick C. Matthaei scholarship. Aubrey finished first in her class with a weighted GPA of 4.375. Aubrey had a rigorous academic curriculum, including AP classes in US Government, Statistics, World History, Biology, Language, Physics, Microeconomics, Literature, and Calculus. She was a member of the Business Professionals of America Club, Link Crew, as well as Class Treasurer and Vice President of the National Honors Society. Aubrey was a 4 year member, 2 year captain, on the Girls Varsity Soccer team where she earned all league and all district athletic honors. Aubrey was also a 2 year member of the Varsity Volleyball team. She earned AP Scholar With Distinction as well as Flint Metro League academic honors.
|Gary & Ann Moeller Scholarship|
Eisenhower Utica High School
Rohan plans to attend the College of Engineering to pursue an education in mechanical engineering and is the recipient of the Moeller Scholarship. Rohan was a varsity swimmer all throughout high school and captain of the swim team his senior year. Rohan took over a dozen AP Classes, all while maintaining a high GPA and class standing. Rohan has won many awards, such as National Merit Finalist, Macomb County Academic Dream Team, All Academic State Team, and AP Scholar with Distinction. Rohan is an active member of his community, volunteering to play music for hospice patients and serving food in Detroit.
|Harold duCharme Scholarship|
Plymouth High School
I plan to enroll in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and pursue the pre-medical track. Throughout high school, I was very involved in clubs and activities. I served as an administrative director for my school’s National Honor Society chapter which included more than 400 students. I also had the privilege to serve as a chair for SJ5K, a club that hosts an annual 5k to support families in our community battling medical crises. Furthermore, to learn about my future area of study, I took part in the Future Health Professionals club. Outside of the classroom, I was very active. I swam on my school’s varsity team for four years and was a state qualifier for relays. In my free time, I enjoy spending time outside and cheering for Michigan sports! Go Blue!
|James H. LoPrete Scholarship|
Oscar A. Carlson High School
Shlok plans to enroll in the College of Literature Science and the Arts and is a recipient of the LoPrete scholarship. Shlok ranked 3rd in the Class of 2022 while maintaining a GPA of 4.2619. Shlok has also made many lasting impacts within his community. Seeing the disruption and struggle of families during the pandemic, he and his twin brother worked together to coordinate and execute multiple vaccine clinics at their high school which successfully vaccinated more than 600 residents. He also coaches middle school robotics where he guides young students throughout the robot development process and motivates them to use their imagination and technical knowledge to tackle challenges. He has finished 8th and 1st at the FTC State Qualifier and led his team to the FTC State Competition 2 years in a row. Shlok was also a member of many school-related clubs like Student Council, National Honor Society, Marauder Captains (leadership/mentor team), Interact Club, Business Professionals of America. He also earned varsity letters in boys tennis and golf. Shlok took a rigorous academic schedule his last two years including AP Classes like Statistics, Biology, Calculus, Computer Science, Psychology, English Literature, and U.S. Government. Shlok was awarded a Certification of Appreciation from the Gibraltar School District for his unreserved dedication for helping his community.
Eisenhower High School
Hailey is an Eisenhower High School graduate who plans to enroll in the College of LS&A. She is a recipient of the James H. LoPrete Scholarship. Hailey is Senior Class President at Eisenhower as well as a Show Choir Officer and a National Honor Society member. She has starred in multiple theatre productions and been on the Varsity tennis team. Hailey is also active in her church and sings in the Metropolitan Detroit Youth Chorus. She took ten AP classes and will be graduating with a 4.19 GPA. Hailey is an AP Scholar with Distinction and a National Merit Commended Scholar. She is also one of five thousand graduates nationwide to be selected as a 2022 Presidential Scholar Candidate by the U.S. Department of Education.
|Jerry & Anne Hanlon Scholarship|
Jerry & Anne Hanlon Scholarship
|Lloyd & Laurie Carr Scholarship|
Henry Ford II High School
Raegan Spear graduated from Henry Ford II High School and is enrolling in the College of LS&A. Raegan was a well-rounded student who balanced high-level classes, a sport, a job, volunteer work, and extracurricular activities. Raegan took a variety of classes, such as World History, U.S. History, Government and Politics, Language and Composition, Biology, Physics 1, Calculus BC, and Capstone Seminar. She was member of the Ford Girls tennis team all four years and gained the title of team captain. She played an active role in her school and held a number of leadership positions, including Co-Officer of National Honor Society, Key Club Bulletin Editor, board member of HOSA, officer of French Club, and Freshman Mentor. Raegan earned first place at HOSA regionals in her event all four years, Seal of Global Language in French, Tennis Coach’s Award, and AP Scholar with Distinction. She was an active member of her community, frequently donating blood with the American Red Cross and participating in monthly service events with Key Club.
Anchor Bay High School