Apr 20, 2021

PLSD Announces 2021 Decem Decori

Each year, the Pickerington Local School District recognizes the Decem Decori. This honor is bestowed upon students who have achieved academic excellency with the highest grade point averages. During this exceptional year, these students have overcome unprecedented obstacles and earned their place as the top ten students in their school.

PLSD is proud to present our 2020-21 Decem Decori:

 

Pickerington High School Central

(pictured in alphabetical order from left to right as listed below)

PHSC Decem Decori 2021
 

  • Hifsah Ayub, daughter of Hafiz and Raheela Ayub, is a member of the National Honor Society (NHS). She will attend Ohio State University and plans to study environment, economy, development and sustainability (EEDS).
  • Anne Lukich, daughter of Carol and Darin Lukich, is senior class vice president, NHS secretary and a trumpet section leader in the the marching band. She will attend OSU and plans to study computer science engineering.
  • Joshua Mason, son of Donna and Thomas Mason, is a member of band and NHS. He will attend OSU and study aerospace engineering.
  • Derek Orndoff, son of Kathy and Preston Orndoff, is president of Central’s Drug Free Clubs of America and a member of Key Club, NHS, German Club, Sunny Side Up, is a Link Leader and played football. He will attend the University of Kentucky to study chemical engineering.
  • Brady Phelps, son of Kimberly and Matthew Phelps, is president of Science Olympiad and is a member of the tennis team. He plans to attend Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College and study advanced computing.
  • Jessica Shao, daughter of Guohon Shao and Qin Huang, is a member of the marching band, concert band, wind ensemble, Science Olympiad, NHS and HOSA-Future Health Professionals. She plans to attend OSU, where she is undecided on a major but plans to pursue a pre-medicine track.
  • Sydney Stillwell, daughter of Lisa and Chuck Stillwell, is a member of NHS and the soccer team. She plans to attend the University of Tampa and is undecided on a major.
  • Grace Vega, daughter of Michael and Stacy Vega, is a member of the cross country and track and field teams, as well as Tiger Tech Robotics, the Drug Free Clubs of America and NHS. She plans to attend Ohio Northern University and study biomedical engineering.
  • Garner Wallace, son of Chris Wallace and Brandi Garner, is senior class president and a member of NHS, Sunny Side Up and Young Life, as well as a member of the football, basketball, bowling and track and field teams. He plans to attend Northwestern University and is undecided on a major.
  • Ferome Yadatta, daughter of Aster Lema and Samuel Yadatta, is a member of NHS. She plans to attend OSU and double major in biochemistry and psychology.

 

Pickerington High School North

(pictured from left to right as listed below)

Decem Decori PHSN 2021

  • Jeslyn Eskander, daughter of Natosha and Enab Eskander, is on the tennis team and is a member of NHS, Sunny Side Up, Phi Theta Kappa and Key Club. She plans to attend OSU and study business administration.
  • Benjamin Starrett, son of Jeff and Laura Starrett, is on the tennis team and is a member of NHS and Team Physics and is president of the Spikeball Club. He plans to attend OSU and study computer science engineering.
  • Kathy Zhong, daughter of Hong Zhong and XiaoYing Zhang, is a member of the marching and symphonic bands, the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra and Team Physics. She will attend Harvard University or Columbia University and study neuroscience.
  • Colin Decker, son of Theodore and Julia Decker, is a member of NHS, the marching, symphonic and jazz bands, captain of the Robotics Club and the Multimedia Program. He will attend either the University of Cincinnati, OSU or Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and study physics.
  • Emily Piekenbrock, daughter of Dennis and Michelle Piekenbrock, is on the volleyball team and a member of the marching and symphonic bands, NHS, National Technical Honors Society, Multimedia Program and Roots Gardening Club. She plans to attend Bowling Green State University and study visual communication technology.
  • Daniel VanWormer, son of Betsy Sheerin and Dan VanWormer, is a member of the Multimedia Program, Spikeball Club and NHS. He plans to attend Miami University and study software engineering.
  • Garrett Cox, son of Lynette and Mike Cox, is a member of NHS, Spikeball Club and the Multimedia Program. He will attend either the University of Cincinnati, Penn State University or Miami University and study computer science.
  • Corinna Moesle, daughter of Eric and Sonya Moesle, is on the tennis team and is a member of the philharmonic orchestra, NHS and Team Physics. She plans to attend OSU and study biochemistry.
  • Rylee Kreinbrink, daughter of Karrie and Nick Kreinbrink, is on the swimming and lacrosse teams and is a member of the Drug Free Clubs of America. She will attend either OSU or Clemson University and study biology on a pre-medicine track.
  • Caroline Harrington, daughter of Dina and Scott Harrington, is on the cross country team and is a member of NHS, National Technical Honors Society and Sunny Side Up. She will attend OSU and study nursing.