Tiger Way Convocation

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Tiger Way Convocation

WCHS Awards Students, Staff During Annual Tiger Way Convocation

Warsaw Community High School recently hosted the annual Tiger Way Convocation to honor students for outstanding achievements in academics and athletics as well as staff for positively impacting students’ lives and education. Numerous businesses assisted in providing awards for students including computers, gift cards, complimentary services, food and even a car.


Among the many prestigious awards given to students was the perfect attendance awards. Winners were selected randomly from 17 students who had a perfect attendance all of 2017-2018. Third place winner with a $150 mini photoshoot with Jamie Plack Photography was Kyle Kuhn. The second-place prize was a $250-value level one membership to CrossFit Haymaker awarded to Payton Green. The grand-prize winner was Benjamin Bolduc with a free Saturn from Lucky 7 Car Sales.


In addition to perfect attendance, students with the highest GPAs were also entered into drawings at each grade level. At the freshman level, Bethany Gopefrich was awarded a shopping spree; Heather Rickert was awarded a computer; and Izabella Coffing, Caroline Hastings and Jillian Rackley were awarded gift cards. Sophomore winners included Mahalabella Gigous with a shopping spree; Abby Steffensmeier with a free computer; and Lia Perry, Toby Avey and Kayla Daniels with gift cards. Junior award winners included John Culbertson with a shopping spree; Cesar Buitrago with a computer; and Charissa Wilson and Kristen Coates with gift cards. Senior awardees were Kyle Rickert with a shopping spree; Morgan Smith with a computer; and Andrew Hawblitzel, Abigail Serbousek and Will McGarvey with gift cards.

Warsaw Community High School would like to thank the numerous businesses that helped make this event possible and enrich the lives of students and staff. Donors included: Wire and Steam (gift cards); Latte Lounge (gift cards); The Shop (free haircut); PTO (gift cards); Giverny (5 free classes); Boathouse (gift certificates); MudLove (bracelets); Nail Fiend (gift certificate); Male Fashions (gift certificate); Brooch Boutique (gift card); Crossfit Haymaker (Level one three-month membership- $250 value); Betty’s Cake Shop (10 gift certificates for one dozen cookies/cupcakes); LaTroje (gift certificates); Warsaw Cut Glass (retiree gifts); YMCA (40 free one-week workout coupons); Glam (gift card); Jamie Plack Photography (free mini session photo shoot); McAlister’s (VIP Meal coupons); Wildman Uniform and Linen (cash donation); Fort Wayne Tin Caps (10 free gift certificates for a game); Lucky 7 Car Sales (car for perfect attendance student); and Kelainey’s (coupons).

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