2019-20 Student and Staff Accomplishments

  • Four members of the Berea-Midpark gymnastics team were picked for All-Southwestern conference honors. Freshman Marissa Jones claimed First Team All-Southwestern Conference honors while also earning this year’s league MVP. Sophomore Julia Gorman garnered Second Team nods with her performance in the floor routine. Freshmen Emma Roig and Brooklyn Varga were recognized as Honorable Mention All-SWC for their first season as Titans. Congratulations!

     Jared Bycznski and Brian McDonnell recently competed in the SkillsUSA Regional Competition at Medina County Career Center and other Northeast Ohio locations.  They finished in the top three and will represent Polaris and the North Central Region at the State SkillsUSA Competition in Columbus on April 7-8, 2020. Congratulations and good luck at States!
    Polaris Automotive Technology seniors, Alex Gee and Logan Jones, placed fourth in the 28th Annual Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association Automotive Technology Competition at the 2020 Cleveland Auto Show.  Congratulations!
    BMHS had eight Biomedical Sciences students take part in a HOSA Regional Competition. Of the eight students, seven placed in the top three in their events to qualify for states. BMHS is very proud of how hard the students worked and the excellent results that they were able to achieve.
    • Medical Terminology: 1st place Mia Ashriem
    • Extemporaneous Writing: 1st place Julianne Evanko
    • Veterinary Sciences: 1st place Abigail Whitsel
    • Veterinary Sciences: 2nd place Samantha Sanderson
    • Pathophysiology: 2nd place Kristen Sperber
    • Nutrition: 2nd place Dominique Salvo
    • Medical Math: 3rd place Aliya Szojka
    Congratulations to the Speech and Debate Team which hosted the OSDA Cleveland District Tournament.  Special CONGRATULATIONS to senior, Ashley Boledovic, and sophomore Qariza Rafa-Vidya, who both qualified for the State Tournament next month in Wooster. 
    Three BMHS students were recognized for their submitted artwork in the Cleveland Clinic eXpressions Art Contest. Emma Januszewski's piece entitled Taboo was awarded Best in Show, Halle Vargo's piece entiteld Two-Faced was awarded Honorable Mention, and Abigail Wilson's piece entitled Stonecold Hart was awarded a White Award. Congratulations to all three ladies on this amazing accomplishment. 
    Congratulations to our girls soccer Head Coach Abbey Golden who was named SouthWest Conference Coach of the Year!

    James McCandless (10th) and Craig Miller (11th) were recognized for earning the distinction of Eagle Scout. Both young men are outstanding role models and BMHS congratulates them on this outstanding accomplishment.

    Congratulations! Our girls soccer team won their first district title in school history!  Congratulations to our team and coaches on this wonderful accomplishment.

    Caden Dees, Ashley Martincic, and Kai Yee have been named National Merit Commended students for the 2019-2020 school year. Each year over 1.5 million juniors take the PSAT and the top 50,000 test takers are named to the National Merit Scholar Program. Please join us in congratulating these students on this outstanding accomplishment.

    Each year Polaris Career Center selects student ambassadors for their programs. This year we had 14 students selected as ambassadors. The students and the program they are an ambassador for are here. Please congratulate them for being selected for this important role.

    Congratulations to Emily Winstead (senior) and Josh Serrano (junior) who were selected to be a part of the 2020 OMEA All State Choir!  Over 900 applicants were submitted from the entire state of Ohio and our 2 students are among 160 students accepted for this honor!  They will be performing at the Ohio Music Education Association Convention in Cincinnati the first weekend in February.

    Senior Juliana Galarza took the bronze medal at the AAU Nationals in Taekwondo. Juliana started Taekwondo at age 10 and for the last 7 years dedicates and practices 4 days a week. She won AAU states in Ohio and Michigan, which qualified her for the national competition. Currently, Juliana is nationally ranked!

    Mitchell Windahl and Christian Busler recently completed the Northern Ohio Infragard Cyber Camp at Baldwin Wallace College on July 22-26, 2019. During the week of camp, Mitchell and Christian were introduced to a wide variety of content ranging from general networking principles to detailed network analysis, cryptography, and computer forensics. They also heard from some of the best cyber minds in the country from the FBI, NSA, and Infragard membership.  Finally, each day concluded with a career chat from a local professional from Fortune 500 companies like Goodyear to small, agile companies making international headlines like Trusted Sec.  Congratulations to both young men on this awesome experience!

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