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Entries for September 2014

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Join us for Grade School Soccer Night at the PAC!  Elder Soccer will battle Moeller at 7:00 p.m. Students dressed in grade school spirit wear or team shirts get in free!  For more information, contact JP Owens, Director of Admissions & Marketing, at (513) 921-3744 ext. 3427 orowensjp@elderhs.net for details.
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The Elder Glee Club presents the Fall Cabaret on Friday, November 7th.  Join us for an entertaining evening with the Elder Vocal Ensemble, Seton Elder Show Choir, Elder Singing Panthers, Elder Junior Varsity Ensemble, Seton Vocal Ensemble, Seton Singing Saints, and the Starlight Band with featured performers.

Doors will open at 7:30 PM with entertainment beginning at 8:00 PM at Father Reardon Hall, the undercroft of St. William Church.  The cost is $15 a person and includes beer, soft drinks, pretzels & chips.  Bring your own hors d’oeuvres, if you wish.

Click here for more details and a reservation form.

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Join us for Grade School & Band Night at the “Pit”!  Elder Football will battle Tunica Rosa Fort at 7:00 PM.  The Grade School Band will be playing at half time.  Students dressed in grade school spirit wear or team shirts get in free!  For more information, contact JP Owens, Director of Admissions & Marketing, at (513) 921-3744 ext. 3427 or owensjp@elderhs.net for details.
Maxwell L. Hammersmith, Benjamin J. Merk, Noah A. Peterson and Thomas “Zach” Sullivan have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. 

They are among 16,000 semifinalists who will compete for scholarships worth more than $32 million. They were selected from more than 1.5 million entrants who took the PSAT/NMSQT test. Finalists will be announced beginning in April. 

Hammersmith is the son of Bea and Jeff Hammersmith, Merk is the son of JoAnn and Greg Merk, Peterson is the son of Susan and Ken Peterson and Sullivan is the son of Linda and Kevin Sullivan.  All of these men are members of Elder’s Honors Program. Graduates from the Honors Program have moved on to prestigious schools across the country, earned significant scholarships, and have been invited to become members of various Honors Programs at their college or university of choice. Honors Program students graduate with an average of $200,000 in college scholarships, and have an average ACT score of 30.  

William P. Brueggemeyer, Eric R. Huff, Luke F. Jett, Benjamin X. Lee and Spencer T. Niehaus have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.  

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2015 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2015 competition by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).
Brueggemeyer is the son of Carol and Paul Brueggemeyer, Huff is the son of Laurie and Jason Huff, Jett is the son of Ann and William Jett, Lee is the son of Susan and Dennis Lee and Niehaus is the son of Patrice and Timothy Niehaus.  All of these men are members of Elder’s Honors Program. Graduates from the Honors Program have moved on to prestigious schools across the country, earned significant scholarships, and have been invited to become members of various Honors Programs at their college or university of choice. Honors Program students graduate with an average of $200,000 in college scholarships, and have an average ACT score of 30.  
Congratulations, gentlemen!

At a recent event in Buffalo, Eric Wood '04, center for the Bills, helped raise thousands of dollars for children with cancer.  Wood, his teammates, and members of the Buffalo Bills alumni association joined forces to raise money for Carly's Club for Kids and Cancer Research.

Click here to read more.

Congratulations to Senior Spencer Niehaus for winning the Honda-OSU Math Medal Award.  The award recognizes the top senior mathematics student in 230 high schools in 31 counties in Central and Southwest Ohio.  The Math Medal Award is presented by the Honda-Ohio State Partnership Program, a university-industry partnership the supports programs in education and research to benefit the transportation industry.  Spencer will receive a pewter math medal, plaque and $100 gift card from Honda of America Manufacturing and Ohio State University's College of Engineering for his academic achievement.  Congratulations, Spencer!

Back in 2005, Kyle Rudolph '08 and Jake McQuaide both played at tight end for Elder. On Sunday, September 7th, Jake McQuaide '06 and the St. Louis Rams host Kyle Rudolph '08 and the Minnesota Vikings.  Recently, the Pioneer Press ran an article about Kyle Rudolph.  Click here to read the full article. 

Best of luck this season to Jake and Kyle and Elder's two other "NFLers", Eric Wood '04 with the Buffalo Bills and Mike Windt '04 with the San Diego Chargers.