Houston High School recently graduated seniors who could receive $687,320 in scholarships and other aid, school officials announced. Many of the financial awards were disclosed during graduation Saturday.

Receiving the College Preparatory Studies Certificate were: Bailey Barton, Madison Bonebrake, Caitlyn Ross, Amber Sillyman, Alicia Todd and Dusti Turner.

Receiving the President’s Award for Educational Excellence were: Jena Barbagiovanni, Bailey Barton, Austin Bathon, Alex Direnzo, Becca Duke, Grace Gabel, Chelsea Hinton, Alexa Ichord, Haley Kelley, Amber Murray, Emilee Reese, Caitlyn Ross, Kenzie Scheets, Amber Sillyman, Alicia Todd, Dusti Turner and Weston Walker.

Receiving the President’s Award for Educational Achievement were: Kelli Albrecht, Sadie Ashworth, Drake Bell, Madison Bonebrake, Emily Gabel, Kayla Herndon, Racheal Ice, Jessica Jerome, Kayla Kelley, Michael Martindale, Kristin Mitchell, Stephanie Mitchell, Forest Nunnery, Demi Pittman, Alexis Preheim, Samara Reed, Tanner Scheets, Brittany Scott, Chyenne Wildhaber and Curtis Woolsey.

Receiving the George Washington Carver Award were: Haley Kelley, Emilee Reese, Caitlyn Ross, Kenzie Scheets, Amber Sillyman, Alicia Todd and Dusti Turner.

In addition to various financial programs, many seniors qualified for the A+ Program worth $7,000 a year for a two-year total of $14,000. They are: Mikayla Adey, Tyler Bailey, Jena Barbagiovanni, Bailey Barton, Austin Bathon, Drake Bell, Patience Clinton, Reanna Craig, Alex Direnzo, Becca Duke, Emily Gabel, Sarah Garrett, Anthony Goff, Kayla Herndon, Chelsea Hinton, Racheal Ice, Alexa Ichord, Haley Kelley, Kayla Kelley, Michael Martindale, Nichole Motzkus, Amber Murray, William Nunnery, Emilee Reese, Kenzie Scheets, Brittany Scott, Amber Sillyman, Alicia Todd, Weston Walker, Chyenne Wildhaber and Curtis Woolsey.

Receiving awards presented by the Gale M. Wright family were: Drake Bell, Amber Sillyman and Kenzie Scheets, $1,000 and a Kindle; Abigail Murray and Kelli Albrecht, $500 and a Kindle; Chelsea Hinton, Shaylin Garrett, Alicia Todd, Alexa Ichord, Kayla Kelley and Anthony Goff, Kindle.

Kelli Albrecht, Constitution Project Scholarship, $300; Citizens for Education Scholarship, $250; Baxter Regional Medical Center Scholarship, $1,000; attending Westminster College in Fulton.

Tyler Bailey, Southwest Baptist University Presidential Award for Academic Excellence, $10,000 renewable for four years; attending Southwest Baptist University in Mountain View.

Jena Barbagiovanni, Amanda Perkins and Sondra Sutton Memorial Band Scholarship, $500; attending Missouri State University in Springfield.

Bailey Barton, James H. Covert Honor Award; alternate of the Helping Hands Crisis Center Scholarship; Houston Ministerial Alliance Scholarship, $500; Citizens for Education Scholarship, $250; SBU Board of Trustees Scholarship, $8,000 renewable for four years; Church Related Vocational Scholarship, $2,000 renewable for four years; Duane and Kathleen Craig Scholarship, $1,080 renewable for four years; Church Matching Scholarship, $1,000 renewable for four years; SBU Sibling Scholarship, $500 renewable for four years; Access Missouri, $2,000 renewable for four years; SBU Trustee’s Medallion Scholarship, $500; SBU Vocal Performance Scholarship, $700 renewable for four years; attending Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar.

Austin Bathon, Missouri State University Provost Scholarship, $2,500; National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials Scholarship, $500; attending Missouri State University in Springfield.

Drake Bell, Missouri State University Leadership Scholarship, $1,000; attending Missouri State University in Springfield.

Madison Bonebrake, alternate of the Citizens for Education Scholarship; Helping Hands Crisis Center Scholarship, $500; attending Missouri State University in Springfield.

Anthony Goff, Clinton J. Carr Foundation Scholarship, $1,500 renewable for four years; attending Missouri State University in West Plains.

Kayla Herndon, alternate to the HHS Alumni Scholarship; alternate of the Citizens for Education Scholarship; Central Methodist University Eagle Academic Scholarship, $7,000 renewable for four years; Central Methodist University Track Scholarship, $3,000 renewable for four years; attending Central Methodist University in Fayette.

Chelsea Hinton, alternate of the HHS Alumni Scholarship; alternate of the Citizens for Education Scholarship; Truman State University A+ Recognition Scholarship, $500; Raymondville United Methodist Church Scholarship, $500; attending Drury University in Cabool.

Racheal Ice, Landmark Bank Scholarship, $500; MFA Foundation Scholarship, $2,000; Houston High School Class of 1964 Scholarship, $500; alternate for Citizens for Education Scholarship; Gamma Phi Chapter Grants In Aid Scholarship, $500; Grinnell Mutual and Texas County Mutual Insurance Company Scholarship, $1,000; attending Missouri State University in West Plains.

Alexa Ichord, alternate of the HHS Alumni Scholarship; Missouri State Promise Scholarship, $1,000; William Duke Hiett Scholarship, $1,500; attending Missouri State University in Springfield.

Kayla Kelley, alternate of the HHS Alumni Scholarship; alternate of the Mitchell Insurance Agency Scholarship; attending Missouri State University in West Plains.

Stephanie Mitchell, Texas County Technical College Tuition Credit Scholarship, $500; attending Texas County Technical College in Houston.

William Nunnery, Rice Memorial Scholarship from Houston United Methodist Church, $600; attending College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout.

Emilee Reese, HHS class of 2013 salutatorian; Missouri State University Provost Scholarship, $2,500; Citizens for Education Scholarship, $250; attending Missouri State University in West Plains.

Caitlyn Ross, Missouri State University West Plains Freshman Academic Scholarship, $1,000; Gamma Phi Chapter Grants In Aid Scholarship, $500; attending Missouri State University in West Plains.

Kenzie Scheets, Missouri State University West Plains Leadership Scholarship, $1,000; Houston Sorosis Community Service Award, $1,000; Norm Epperson Agriculture Scholarship, $500; MFA Board of Directors Scholarship, $2,000; Houston High School Alumni Scholarship, $1,000; Community Betterment and Arts Council of Houston Scholarship, $500; Stacy Brown Memorial Scholarship, $500; Mitchell Insurance Agency Scholarship, $250; Missouri State Teacher’s Association Scholarship, $300; Citizens for Education Scholarship, $250; Cattleman’s Association Scholarship, $1,000; Clinton J. Carr Foundation Scholarship, $1,500 renewable for four years; attending Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield.

Brittany Scott, Constitution Project Scholarship, $300; Foreign Language Scholarship, $400; attending Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau.

Amber Sillyman, Landmark Bank Scholarship, $500; Houston High School Alumni Scholarship, $1,000; Community Betterment and Arts Council of Houston Scholarship, $500; Citizens for Education Scholarship, $250; Texas County Memorial Hospital Ambassador Scholarship, $500; Central Methodist University Alumni Academic Scholarship, $9,000 renewable for four years; Central Methodist University Volleyball Scholarship, $3,000 renewable for four years; attending Central Methodist University in Fayette.

Alicia Todd, Missouri University of Science and Technology Miner Alumni Scholarship, $2,000; Missouri University of Science and Technology Miner Scholarship, $2,000; Citizens for Education Scholarship, $250; attending Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla.

Dusti Turner, HHS class of 2013 valedictorian; Houston Sorosis Community Service Award, $1,000; Constitution Project Scholarship, $300; Virgil M. Hines Award; Houston High School Alumni Collins Scholarship, $1,000; Missouri State University Board of Governors Scholarship, $5,000; Missouri State University Housing Scholarship, $1,000; Houston Ministerial Alliance Scholarship, $250; Citizens for Education Scholarship, $250; Bright Flight Scholarship, $2,000; attending Missouri State University in Springfield.

Curtis Woolsey, Citizens for Education Scholarship, $250; alternate of the Stacy Brown Memorial Scholarship; attending Southwest Baptist University in Mountain View.

PHOTOS: See the HHS graduation slideshow

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