BROOKSVILLE — The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, the Brooksville Kiwanis Club and the Spring Hill Kiwanis Club presented its 37th annual Honor Student Banquet on April 28 at the Palace Grand. These students were recognized for their upcoming graduation in the top percentile of all Hernando County seniors. They are listed with their career focuses and sponsors.
Central High School: Lauren Adams, optometry, Coppedge Eyecare; Erica Aguiar, English/publishing, Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast; Mallori Brooks, medicine, Florida Cancer Institute/New Hope; Jennifer Mongelluzzo, accounting/CPA, Suncoast CPA Group; Louis Petro, computer science/mathematics, Complete Technology Solutions; Vera Shaw, oncology, Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union; James Wert, medicine, Dan and Margie Polen; and Yixin Zhang, optometry, Gulf Coast Surgery Center.
Hernando Christian Academy: Vincent Dakota D'Ambrosio, business/culinary arts, Hernando County Association of Realtors.
Hernando High School: Tyler Bammert, engineering, Walmart Distribution Center; Alexander Boswell, engineering, CenterState Bank; Shanley Carlton, engineering, Bank of America; Chelsy Decotes, psychology/forensic science, Rotary Club of Brooksville; Theresa Gordon, business administration, Walmart Distribution Center; Lydia Lee, pharmacy, Register Chevrolet; Hailey Royal, business administration, Bank of America; and Courtney Stoll, veterinary medicine, Rotary Club of Brooksville.
Nature Coast Technical High School: Cristina Armbruster, orthodontist, Spring Hill Regional Hospital; Tessa Bernard, elementary education, Sylvan Learning Center; Brooke Kahn, biochemistry/research, SunTrust Bank; Mary LeDoux, physical therapy, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital; Maibel Reyes, law, Genworth Financial, Long Term Care Insurance; Shelby Santos, criminal justice/sociology, Hernando County Fair Association; Daniela Serricchio, film/media arts, Hernando Today; and Lauren Wood, finance/accounting, Oliver and Co., P.A.
Spring Hill Christian Academy: Lauren Cain, law, Spring Hill Dental Associates.
Springstead High School: Alexandra Coscia, veterinary medicine, James Aten/Raymond James; Sean D'Amico, medicine, Hernando Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery; Maria Garcia, international studies/relations, Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union; Alejandro Grudzinski, architecture, Gregory, Sharer and Stuart; Amelia Hartzell, orthodontist, Brooksville Regional Hospital; Sarah Head, English/creative writing, Boston Cooker; Seon Lee, medicine, Oak Hill Hospital; and Colleen Pulawski, theater, St. Petersburg Times.
West Hernando Christian School: Jasmine Grey, political science/economics, L.R.E. Ground Services.