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Awards and Achievements 2019-2020

Awards and Achievements
2019-2020 School Year
as of 6/15/2023

Scholarships Awarded to Class of 2020

Posted by Debbie Wright on 8/31/2020

$16.5 million in postsecondary scholarships were awarded to Thompson School District’s graduating class of 2020.

Volunteers Donate Over 45,000 Hours to TSD

Posted by Debbie Wright on 8/13/2020

During the 2019-2020 school year, 3,090 volunteers donated 45,010 hours to Thompson School District.

Magazine Recognizes TSD Nutrition Services Staff Member as Foodservice Hero

Posted by Debbie Wright on 8/5/2020

Liz Simon, Thompson School District Nutrition Services site lead, was recognized by Food Management, a national foodservice magazine, as one of 25 K-12 Foodservice Heroes. Food Management sent out a call for nominations of Foodservice Heroes. The magazine then featured submissions from child nutrition programs of individuals who stepped up beyond the call of duty to ensure that kids continued to be fed after their school buildings were shut down due to the coronavirus crisis this spring.

BHS Student is Recipient of Freddie Steinmark Award

Posted by Debbie Wright on 6/12/2020

Berthoud High School senior Emily Cavey is the 2020 girls recipient of the Freddie Steinmark Award. Cavey is only the second Loveland-area female to receive this prestigious award since its inception. Student athletes nominated for the award must be seniors who have maintained a GPA of at least 3.0 and participated in at least two varsity sports, having earned at least All-Conference in one sport and All-State in another.

LHS Music Program Earns National Award

Posted by Debbie Wright on 6/12/2020

Loveland High School’s music education program earned the SupportMusic Merit Award from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. To qualify for the award, band director and music department chair Kyle Freesen provided information about program funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities and support. The school’s music staff includes Freesen, director of choirs Nicole Ceciliani, director of orchestras Daniel Smith and director of percussion Michael Williams. About 500 students participate in music classes and extracurricular ensembles offered through Loveland High School, which includes concert and chamber orchestras; jazz, concert, chamber and mixed choirs, two women’s choirs and one men’s choir; a musical and supporting pit orchestra; three levels of bands and two jazz bands; and a symphony orchestra.

LHS Student Named Colorado’s Gatorade Softball Player of the Year

Posted by Debbie Wright on 5/29/2020

Loveland High School senior Laurin Krings was named Colorado’s Gatorade Softball Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. Krings is only the fourth player in history to win the Gatorade award twice. She also becomes a finalist for the national award to be announced in June.

BHS Student Receives National Merit Scholarship

Posted by Debbie Wright on 5/29/2020

Berthoud High School senior Kyle Pinto has been chosen to receive a National Merit Scholarship. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recognizes and honors academically talented students in the United States. Scholarship winners are chosen based on their abilities, skills, extracurricular accomplishments and potential for success in college and beyond.

LHS Student Receives Boettcher Scholarship

Posted by Debbie Wright on 5/29/2020

Loveland High School senior Audrey Bankes has been chosen to receive a Boettcher Scholarship. A total of 42 students throughout the state were awarded the scholarship this year, which equals about 4% of the applications received. The Boettcher Scholarship provides winners with a full-ride to any four-year institution in the state of Colorado. Scholars are selected based on academics, service, leadership and character.

Sarah Milner Teacher Named Northern Colorado Teacher of the Year

Posted by Debbie Wright on 5/28/2020

Becky Amschwand, first grade teacher at Sarah Milner Elementary School, was voted Northern Colorado's Teacher of the Year in Townsquare Media's Teacher of the Year contest.

MVHS Students Win Loveland Poet Laureate High School Poetry Contest

Posted by Debbie Wright on 5/12/2020

Three Mountain View High School students were the winners of the first Loveland Poet Laureate High School Poetry Contest: Magdalena McKee’s poem “Nostalghia” took first place; Eloise Nelson’s poem “Moonflowers” took second place; and Ashley Arthur’s poem “Constellations” took honorable mention. Each winner will receive a small honorarium. These poems have been shared on the Loveland Poet Laureate Facebook page and will be read at the Celebrate Emerging Voices online poetry reading.