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The Herald Sharon school directors approved a two-year agreement Tuesday for a cooperative sports program between Sharon and Kennedy Christian high schools in football and swimming, starting in 2014-15. They voted against joint golf and tennis teams.

HIGH SCHOOL AWARDS

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Members of the Sharon High School Class of 2020 received these awards and scholarships:

• Valedictorian – Justin F. Stanek, son of Ross and Jill Stanek, 300 Forker Blvd., Sharon.

• Salutatorian – Makayla Nicole Berkson, daughter of Kellie Yobe and Brian Berkson, 1041 Plum St., Sharon.

• Salieri Allen – Edinboro University Presidential Scholarship – $6,000; Edinboro University Wrestling Scholarship – $6,000; John “Scooter” Washington Wrestling Scholarship – $1,000.

• Makayla Berkson – Akron Guarantee Scholarship – $22,000; Akron Advantage Award – $12,000; Sharon American Legion Post 229 – Anthony Cashier Memorial Award – $1,000; Charles and Margaret Verholek Scholarship – $1,000; Winner Companies Scholarship – $1,000; Farrell Wolves Club Den IV Scholarship – $500; Monica and Elyssa Griffin Memorial Scholarship – $500; Peter J. Collodi Award – $344; The Challenge Program STEM Award/Ford Business Machines – $200; Tom Burns Academic All-Star/Mercer County Hall of Fame Award – $150

• Erin Crago – Kenyon College Presidential Scholarship –$80,000; Peter J. Collodi Award – $252

• Camille Fabian – Brookfield Fallen Firefighters Scholarship – $1,000

• Savannah Forrester – Sharon Rotary Award – $1,500

• Caleb Fritch – Sharon Rotary Award – $1,500

• Maya Glenn – Carl R. Eirich, Jr. Educational Scholarship – $1,000

• Marissa Gould – Joyce Grimenstein Memorial Scholarship – $1,000

• Ja’Mia Jackson – Rebecca Lee Koborie Scholarship – $2,000; Mercer County Federal Credit Union Scholarship – $1,000

• Doron Johnson – Mercer County NAACP Scholarship – $1,000

• Elisabeth Joint – Chatham University Deans Scholarship – $16,000; Chatham University Honors Scholarship – $1,000; Sharon High School Student Council Leadership Award – $100.

• Nickolaus Leftheris – Duquesne University Academic Scholarship – $68,000

• Abigail Lewis – Peter J. Collodi Award – $114

• Ellie McCombs – Westminster College Jerb Miller Scholarship – $76,000

• Allie McMahon – Slippery Rock University Rock Opportunity Scholarship – $16,000; Brookfield Fallen Firefighters Scholarship – $1,000 Sharon Teacher’s Association Scholarship – $1,000; Sharon American Legion Post 229 – Anthony Cashier Memorial Award – $1,000; Mercer County Federal Credit Union – $500; PMEA District 5 Scholarship – $1,000.

• Faith McSherry – Monica and Elyssa Griffin Memorial Scholarship – $500; Academic Boosters Club Award – $250; Sharon Swim Boosters Award – $250; Peter J. Collodi Award – $183.

• Devin Mork – The Challenge Program Community Service Award/Ford Business Machines – $200

• Leah Mulvey – West Virginia University Scholarship of Distinction – $9,000; West Virginia System Connection Award – $6,500;  CCEA Book Scholarship – $500

• Geno Nakich – Gannon University Knight Achievement Award – $18,000; Gannon University Business Contest Scholarship –  $2,000.

• Kayleen Papp – Westminster College Jerb Miller Scholarship – $76,000

• Mer’Quan Peterson – The Challenge Program Attendance Award/Ford Business Machines – $200

• Laurel Porterfield – $2,000 Penn State Shenango Trustee Scholarship – $2,000; Rose of Sharon Lodge 3 Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship – $500; Evan Gill Memorial Scholarship – $500

• Justin Ramsey – AFSCME Local 2625 Member Scholarship – $250

• Kirsten Rice – Point Park University Presidential Scholarship – $19,500

• Madelyn Scarmack – Westminster College Tower Award – $90,000; Westminster College Residential Award – $10,000;  Westminster College Alumni Scholarship – $4,000; Westminster College Fellows Scholarship – $1,000; Peter J. Collodi Award – $91.

• Marcel Smith-Austin – Westminster College Blue and White Award – $56,000

• Nolan Songer – Clarion University Academic/Athletic Scholarship – $52,000; Sam Bakhtiar “Relentless” Scholarship – $2,000; Evan Gill Memorial Scholarship – $1,000; James E. Winner Jr. Memorial Scholarship – $1,000; William “Bill” Basilone Jr. Golf Scholarship – $1,000; Sharon Alumni Hall of Fame Scholarship – $500; Sharon Swim Boosters Award – $250; Academic Boosters Club Award – $250; Remembering Robbie Award – $100; Sharon High School Spanish Award – $100.

• Chelsea Spatara – Penn State Shenango Provost Award – $24,000; AFSCME Local 2625 Union Scholarship – $500; Peter J. Collodi Scholarship – $229.

• Justin Stanek – Penn State University The Prescott and Mary Willaman Scholarship – $32,000; Nick Strimbu, Jr. Leadership Scholarship Award – $10,000; First Slovak Memorial Scholarship – $5,000; Sam Bakhtiar “Relentless” Scholarship – $2,000;  Kenneth Reeher Memorial Scholarship – $1,500; William “Bill” Basilone Jr. Memorial Scholarship – $1,000; Joyce Grimenstein Memorial Scholarship – $1,000; Shawn Starkey Leadership Award – $700; Michael A. Marzano Memorial Scholarship – $500; Sharon Alumni Hall of Fame Scholarship – $500; Peter J. Collodi Award – $574; The Challenge Program Academic Excellence Award/Ford Business Machines – $200; Tom Burns Academic All-Star/Mercer County Hall of Fame Award – $150.

• Zyana Strickland – The Challenge Program Academic Improvement Award/Ford Business Machines – $200

• Lane Voytik – Westminster College Tower Award – $90,000; Westminster College Lemmon Family Scholarship – $20,000; Westminster College Fellows Scholarship – $1,000; Anthony Cashier Memorial – Sharon American Legion Award – $1,000; AFSCME Local 2625 Union Scholarship – $500; Peter J. Collodi Award – $160; Sharon High School Spanish Award – $100.

• Noah Weese – Youngstown University Athletic Scholarship – $24,000; Sam Bakhtiar “Relentless” Scholarship.

• Colsen Weigle – Clarion University Ronald B. Lucas Scholarship – $1,300

• Miriah Whiteside – Peter J. Collodi Award – $137

• Alaina Williams – Westminster College Tower Award – $90,000; Westminster College Residential Award – $10,000; Wesminster College Fellows Scholarship – $1,000; Sam Bakhtiar “Relentless” Scholarship – $2,000; Farrell Wolves Club Den IV Scholarship – $1,000; Monica and Elyssa Griffin Memorial Scholarship – $500; Stanley N. Currier Memorial Scholarship – $500; Bocian Family Award – $300; Peter J. Collodi Award – $206.

• Harmony Wilson – Xavier University of Louisiana Academic Scholarship – $9,000

• Nathanial Yingling – Sam Bakhtiar “Relentless” Scholarship – $2,000