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Hamilton County Students Named Among 2022 Indiana Academic All-Stars

Three Hamilton County students were named among the recipients for the 2022 Indiana Academic All-Stars program. The three students were Rishabh Bhadouriya of Fishers High School, Aisha Kokan of University High School and Kevin Wang Carmel High School. All three were named among the top 40 students in the state.

Now in its 36th year, forty high school seniors from throughout Indiana have been named 2022 Indiana Academic All-Stars, a program of the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP). In addition, 50 other students were recognized as Academic All-Star Regional Honorees. The students were selected from a field of 277 outstanding nominees from the state’s private and public accredited schools.

Academic All-Star distinction recognizes seniors who excel in the classroom first and foremost, but who also are actively involved in their schools and communities, and take on leadership roles in those activities. The program is produced by the Indiana Association of School Principals, with support provided by DePauw University and Purdue University, along with corporate partner Inter-State Studios.

The IASP Indiana Academic All-Stars program salutes academic excellence in the same manner that student athletes traditionally are honored. By providing a showcase for academically talented seniors, the sponsoring organizations hope to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Give academic achievement the prestige it deserves
  • Motivate students to recognize the value of academic excellence
  • Provide students with an incentive for academic achievement
  • Promote a positive image of Indiana’s young people.

Each public and private high school accredited by the Indiana Department of Education may nominate one senior for consideration as an Indiana Academic All-Star. From these nominees, a selection committee chose the Regional winners (representing five regions in Indiana) and the 40 Indiana Academic All-Stars. Selection of the school’s nominee is based upon the following considerations:

  • Student transcript, with a focus on Advanced Placement, Dual Credit, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced College Placement classes taken/grades received.
  • Academic achievements and honors, academic courses and academic extracurricular activities.
  • Other extracurricular activities, community service and leadership qualities.

The following are recognized as 2022 Indiana Academic All-Stars:

  • Rishabh Bhadouriya, Fishers High School, Fishers
  • Aisha Kokan, University High School, Carmel
  • Kevin Wang, Carmel High School, Carmel
  • Yahya Amjad, Lawrence Central High School, Indianapolis
  • Hala Ansari, Penn High School, Mishawaka
  • Ethan Kenneth Bock, Fremont High School, Fremont
  • Regan Brouwer, Warsaw Community High School, Warsaw
  • Lauren Caldwell, Cathedral High School, Indianapolis
  • Emma Cooper, Avon High School, Avon
  • Kaylyn Cooper, Pike High School, Indianapolis
  • Helena M. Donaldson, F.J. Reitz High School, Evansville
  • Wade Levi Elliott, West Washington Jr/Sr. High School, Campbellsburg
  • Timothy Kyle Eubank, Heritage Hills High School, Lincoln City
  • Josephine Fields, Brown County High School, Nashville
  • Carson James Goeglein, Homestead High School, Fort Wayne
  • Brayden Gogis, Franklin Central High School, Indianapolis
  • Margaret Gonzalez, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis
  • Brendan R Gschwind, Washington Twp. Mid/High School, Valparaiso
  • Catherine Hodge, South Putnam Middle & High School, Greencastle
  • Ashley Grace Melton Holmes, Signature School, Inc., Evansville
  • Alana Gabriella Jardenil, Chesterton High School, Chesterton
  • Dagan James Knight, Perry Meridian High School, Indianapolis
  • Audrey Knoper, Western Boone Jr/Sr High School, Thorntown
  • Tyce Jeffrey Kolan, Morgan Township Middle/High School, Valparaiso
  • Mingjia Li, Canterbury School, Fort Wayne
  • Matthew Titan Liu, Columbus North High School, Columbus
  • Paige Lyness, East Central High School, St. Leon
  • Luke P. McCartney, Eastern Hancock High School, Charlottesville
  • Molly Jane Mendenhall, Richmond High School, Richmond
  • Lindsey Nickel, International School of Indiana, Indianapolis
  • Elizabeth Parrish, Rensselaer Central High School, Rensselaer
  • Mathilde Robinson, Bloomington High School South, Bloomington
  • Ethan Schassburger, Lake Central High School, St. John
  • Zhuhan Shao, Zionsville Community High School, Zionsville
  • Chantel Jeanine Sowers, Wes-Del Middle/High School, Gaston
  • Kathryn Voegele, Oldenburg Academy, Oldenburg
  • Brayden Walters, Brownsburg High School, Brownsburg
  • Kaitlyn Wong, Bloomington High School North, Bloomington
  • Vanessa Xiao, Park Tudor School, Indianapolis
  • Ava Zientarski, Marquette Catholic High School, Michigan City

The students listed below are recognized as 2022 Regional Academic All-Stars:

  • Camille Annan, Elkhart Christian Academy, Elkhart
  • Sophia Noelle Bell, DeKalb High School, Waterloo
  • Marinna Bogatov, Warren Central High School, Indianapolis
  • Madilyn Calloway, Rochester Community High School, Rochester
  • Kinzie Carr, Central High School, Evansville
  • Anne Marie Cole, Wabash High School, Wabash
  • Elizabeth Coleman, Greenfield-Central High School, Greenfield
  • Joshua Culver, Saint Joseph High School, South Bend
  • Richard Paul Davis, Twin Lakes High School, Monticello
  • Kendall Davison, Clinton Central Jr/Sr High School Michigantown
  • Delaney Felts, South Decatur Jr/Sr High School, Greensburg
  • Brooke Fife, Tri-West Hendricks Sr. High School, Lizton
  • Kate Floberg, Heritage Christian School, Indianapolis
  • Lexi Frey, Speedway High School, Speedway
  • Alyson Galey, Lawrenceburg High School, Lawrenceburg
  • Katrina Gangstad, Roncalli High School, Indianapolis
  • Jenna Gardner, Vincennes Lincoln High School, Vincennes
  • Sofia Granieri, Terre Haute North Vigo High School, Terre Haute
  • Emily Hawk, North Daviess Jr/Sr High School, Elnora
  • Lucas Herbst, Wapahani High School, Selma
  • MaryMargaret Holman, Elkhart High School, Elkhart
  • JC Hyde, Floyd Central High School, Floyds Knobs
  • Jain Iftesam, Lawrence North High School, Indianapolis
  • Carson J. Kniola, St. Theodore Guerin High School, Noblesville
  • Adam Mack, North Decatur Jr/Sr High School, Greensburg
  • Daniel Patrick O’Gara, Bishop Chatard High School, Indianapolis
  • Colin Owens, Scottsburg High School, Scottsburg
  • Mason R. Phillips, Boonville High School, Boonville
  • Alayna Rodgers, Evansville Day School, Evansville
  • Emily Roe, Reitz Memorial High School, Evansville
  • Adrian Schouten, Culver Community Middle/High School, Culver
  • Carter Schutt, Triton Central High School, Fairland
  • Andrew Schwartz, Adams Central High School, Monroe
  • Nicholas D. Shuble, LaPorte High School, LaPorte
  • Parker F. Smith, North White Middle/High School, Monon
  • Lauren Nicole Snyder, Triton Jr/Sr High School, Bourbon
  • Patricia Solliday, White River Valley High School, Switz City
  • Jennifer Swartzentruber, Barr-Reeve Middle/High School, Montgomery
  • Kahleb Teall, Fairfield Jr./Sr. High School, Goshen
  • Amber Marie Thompson, River Forest High School, Hobart
  • Kennedy Tolen, Benton Central Jr/Sr High School, Oxford
  • Wade Toth, Knightstown High School, Knightstown
  • Gabrielle Vincent, NorthWood High School, Nappanee
  • Kaylee J. Waskom, Seymour High School, Seymour
  • Karlee Waugh, Plainfield High School, Plainfield
  • Khain Nin Way, East Allen University, Fort Wayne
  • Marley White, Marion High School, Marion
  • Rilyn Wonnell, Kokomo High School, Kokomo
  • Hunter Wood, Kouts Middle/Sr. High School, Kouts
  • Rose Yang, Franklin Community High School, Franklin

The Indiana Association of School Principals leads in the advocacy and support of all principals in their commitment to every child. The Department of Student Programs hosts academic competitions for students in grades 4-12, as well as a Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest, the Academic All-Stars Program, and the Indiana Cheer Championship. Annually, over 40,000 students are involved in Department of Student Programs sponsored events. To learn more about the Indiana Association of School Principals and the Department of Student Programs, visit www.iasp.org