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August 2019 Board of Education Student Recognition

Kirk Koennecke and Ellie Podojil

Congratulations to Indian Hill High School (IHHS) student-athlete Ellie Podojil for her selection as one of 40 high school preseason All Americans to participate in a high school soccer All Star Game coached by World Cup Champions! Podojil was one of five students recognized during the Board of Education meeting on August 13.

"Pairing student passion with purpose and opportunity is how we will continue to unleash future genius," Superintendent Kirk Koennecke said during his introduction of stand-out IHHS student-journalists who were also recognized for spending the summer months in pursuit of turning their passions into their professions through independent study:

Rama Sardar - WCPO Internship; George Washington University Journalism Camp
Sailor Betts - Carolina Sports Journalism Camp at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jake Sumerel - High School Journalism Workshop at Ohio University; Professional shadowing experience at WCPO
Charlie Wilson - Journalism & Digital Media Academy at Northern Kentucky University
Board of Education Recognition August 2019
Way to go, Braves!