Kenna Rewcastle Named one of Fifteen Haslam Scholars
Lynli Miller Signs as Bulldogs Dancer
All-East TN Band
* Kenna and Regan have made the All-East Tennessee Band in every year of eligibility from grades 7-12.
All-East TN Jazz Band
Kathryn Messier was selected by the Faculty to represent Notre Dame at the Tennessee Leadership Seminar for her qualities of integrity, respect, service, and academic excellence. This is considered the highest honor for a sophomore. Kathryn will attend an all-expense paid weekend seminar where she will join other student leaders throughout Tennessee and continue to build her leadership qualities.
Keller Dedmon was selected for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award
for his dedication to Community Service. He will now move on to the State level competition.
Tina Nguyen selected for the Comcast Leaders & Achievers Award for her leadership, academic excellence and community service. Tina will now enter the Regional Scholarship competition.
Kenna Rewcastle was selected for the DAR Good Citizens Award for her dependability, leadership, service and patriotism. Kenna will now enter the Regional Scholarship competition.
Lauren Simpson was selected for the Nestle Very Best in Youth Award for her dedication to community service. Lauren will now enter the National Award Competition.
Thirty-four students at Notre Dame High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.
At Notre Dame High School, Christopher DeBarge qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning a 5, the highest possible score, on nine different AP exams.
Thirteen students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. These students are Alexander Blanton, James Boyette, John-David Bruce, Christopher DeBarge, Conor Delaney Victoria Godwin, Alexander Jordan, Ethan McCurdy, Mary McGuire, James Meaney, Patrick Wagner, Katherine West and Sangmin You.
Eight students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students are Wesley Conn, John Dorris, Joseph Dorris, Taylor Dray, Addison Musick, Kenric Ng, Victoria Thompson and Nicholas Wurm.
Thirteen students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by earning scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. These students are Sarah Anderson, Alexis Boaz, Caroline Clark, Michael Cleary, Mary Gorman, Andrea Hand, Nathaniel Hendricks, Megan Mahoney, Tina Nguyen, Dylan San Miguel, Machen Picard, Kenna Rewcastle and Franklin (Cody) Wexler.
Notre Dame Alumnus Raphael Peltzer‘09 is working for NASA this summer as a intern from University of Alabama Huntsville using data from the ACE spacecraft. "The data he is focusing on is the proton temperature, proton velocity(V), the changes in the magnetic field components(RTN coordinates instead of XYZ), the magnetic field magnitude |B| and the angle between the shock normal vector and the magnet field vector B: ΘBn." He is developing a website https://sites.google.com/site/raphaeluah/ which can be used to read some of his activities.
Notre Dame seniors Jill Stone and Natalie Duenas were among sixteen area participants chosen to participate in the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Medical Explorations Program - Future Docs. The Medical Explorations Program is designed to provide high school seniors and college students with a prolonged opportunity to observe physicians in clinical practice and to inspire students to pursue a career as a physician. The Medical Explorations Program ran from June 11 through July 2, 2010. Natalie and Jill rotated through various clinical services at Erlanger Medical Center, TC Thompson Children's Hospital, and Siskin Rehabilitation Hospital. Their rotations included Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiology, Surgery, Emergency Medicine, and others. The girls worked with physicians from 8am to noon. In the afternoons, they continued their experience at the hospital as part of the VolunTEENS program. Both girls hope to pursue a career in medicine.
The Class of 2010 has received scholarship and awards totaling more than $9 million. They were accepted to 107 different colleges in 27 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 100% of the class received college or university acceptances. View Newsletter
The Top Five students for the Class of 2010 are: Christopher DeBarge, Valedictorian; Andrea Hand, Salutatorian; Katie West; Victoria Godwin and San Min You.
Tony Schmidt has been accepted to the Coast Guard Academy's one week summer "experience"! This is a highly selective process & they had an overwhelming number of applications this year.
The following students made the All-East Tennessee Band: Kenna Rewcastle, Regan Melton, and Eleanor Thompson. Ellie Newell and Clint Cadem also made All-East Band for 9th graders.
Notre Dame High School represented well at the Chattanooga Regional Science & Engineering Fair, which was held March 8th – 10th.
Michael Labbe won first place in the Biochemical Division. Michael also won the Navy Award and the Army Award for proving that heat generated in compost can be used to generate electricity.
Gerald Lawlor won first place in the Environmental Science Division. He also won the American Meteorological Society Award for proving that the government model of Gulf War Syndrome was incorrect.
Steven Dorris and Jay Nguyen took first place for team projects for teaching fish to do tricks.
Jackie Schulz placed second in the Behavioral and Social Science Division for analyzing fake versus genuine smiles.