Thursday, May 21, 2015
For his role in the selection process, Aaron Grode ’15 was honored as a Community Service Award Judge and received $180.
Kevin Varghese Thomas ’15 earned a $1,300 Outstanding Senior Award for academic achievement, leadership and community service. William O’Brien ’15 received a $600 Senior Academic Achievement Award for top scholarship. Tony Rehm ’15 received a $500 award for Senior Academic Improvement while in high school.
In addition, current Edgewood sophomore Philip Fochios and junior Elizabeth Conybear earned Academic Improvement Awards, and sophomore Veronica Bwembya was chosen to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference.
For the full article, read the Downtown Madison Rotary Club blog
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
University of Wisconsin freshman Johnny Decker played well enough over his final two holes to earn the last of the local qualifying slots for the U.S. Open at Hidden Glen at Bentdale Farms. Read more: http://host.madison.com/high-school/edgewood/golf-badgers-freshman-johnny-decker-advances-through-u-s-open/article_63c0352d-c106-5b33-aedf-8a5a97073e9b.html#ixzz3abS3Jlyq
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Six alumni from EHS were awarded fellowships at the UW-Madison Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 4, 2015.
Five received Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships made possible by funds from the Hilldale Foundation and the Wisconsin State Legislature that provide for awards of $3,000 each to undergraduate students and $500-$1,000 to their faculty/staff advisors to work in collaboration on research projects. Considering the thousands of high schools UW-Madison draws from internationally, to have five recipients from Edgewood out of a total of 112 is remarkable! Below are each of the five, his or her major, and the title of the research project.
Generation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Photoreceptors and Applications in Transplantation Therapy
Patrick Carney ’12 – Genetics
(his faculty sponsor is Gregory D Kennedy, MD, PhD, father of one EHS graduate and a current EHS student)
Dependency of Notch Signaling on AHR Activation in Human Colon Cancer
Connor Ford ’12 – Biomedical Engineering
Combined Actions of Etomidate and Midazolam on GABAA Receptor Kinetics
Kelsey Rayment ’12 – Biochemistry and Wildlife Ecology
Intestinal Digestive Enzyme Modulation in Northern Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus)
Caroline Zellmer ’12 – History of Science, Medicine & Technology and Microbiology
Assessment of the Long Term Outcomes of Fecal Bacteriotherapy for Clostridium difficile Infection
Thomas Richards ’13 – Biology
Prevalence of Virulent Genotypes of Borrelia burgdorferi in Ticks and Small Mammals in Wisconsin