Two Harmon School eighth-graders followed in the footsteps of more than 30 who preceded them by earning the principal's award at the recent year-end awards night.This year's recipients honored by Principal Will Laine are Brianna Lajeunesse and Stephen Wong, who now will move on to Aurora High School for four years of secondary education.Other recognition is:CVC SCHOLAR SOCIETY4.0 grade-point averageRob Alston, Miranda Amey, Taylor Atwood, Walter Blackham, Ryan Cash, Kelsey Fischer, Darcy Fyffe, Kahli Hale, Stephanie Ivany, Brain Katona, Brianna Lajeunesse, Tram-Anh Le, Jenna Lovasz, Whitney Ohman, Lisa Puzzuro, Brian Potocnik, Summer Richards, Alison Slak, John Michael Sudsina, Alison Webster, Katelyn Yonkers.PRESIDENTIAL AWARD3.5 grade-point or higherRob Alston, Miranda Amey, Taylor Atwood, Megan Andrews, Amanda Barnoski, Megan Bellamy, Trudy Belter, Miguel Benedict, Jared Berger, Lauren Berger, Scott Black, Walter Blackham, Gabrielle Boehm, Kyle Brezovec.Daniel Burns, Ryan Cash, Ian Cassidy, Frankie Colangelo, Ryan Connolly, Alex-andria Cox, Cherish Cronin, Katherine Czerwinski, Chris-tina Deroia, Kristen Dureiko, Kelsey Fischer, Melissa Fitz-water, Darcy Fyffe, Brendan Gallagher.Dean Ganzhorn Jr., Krysta Gattozi, Alexander Girman, Emily Guthlein, Kahli Hale, Lauren Harris, Patrick Hawk, Brett Hradisky, Stephanie Ivany, Nathan Jones, Brian Katona, Sara Kocon.Jenna Kollat, Lucia Kollat, Lindsey Koppy, Katelyn Kranz, Ian Kropp, Brianna Lajeunesse, Justin Lambert, Tram-Anh Le,Corey Leiter, Jenna Lovasz, Ian MacDonald, Mackenzie Mc-Clung, Allison McGhee.James McGinnis, Joseph Mims, Daniels Morgano, Justin Nutting, Hannah O'Callaghan, Whitney Oh-man, Ashley Osinski, Brynne Peluso, Lisa Pizzuro, Lauren Podojil, Brian Potocnik, Brian Puro.Mitchell Rains, Kalie Raith, Jason Renlund, Chel-sey Richards, Summer Richards, William Rosengarten, Joseph Sagal, Mallory Schmitz, Heather Sch-roeder, Haley Sender, Alison Slak.Celena Soto, Chloe Staargaard, John Michael Sudsina, Jaclyn Taylor, Stephen Thompson, Chelsea Vance, Nicholas Voyzey, James Wallace, Livia Ward, Alison Webster, David Will, Stephen Wong, Katelyn Yonkers.MATH 24 TOURNAMENTJames Berger (eighth-grade co-champion), Thuy Le, Siddharth Mandava, Scott Schroeder, Nick Sovich, Frank Sivillo, Zach Falotico, James Prochaska, Anthony Hsieh, Nicole Myers, Casey McCullough, James McGinis, Brian Po-tocnik, Brian Puro, Stephen Wong.Some other top honors included the following:Promising young writers -- Katelyn Yonkers (national recognition), Rob Alston, Miranda Amey; leadership seminar -- Samantha Alonso, Ryan Cash, Amanda Cowan, Benjamin Deinin-ger, Alexa Gojdics, Joshua Light, Brian Puro, Haley Sender, Kevin Zmozynski.Power of the Pen -- Katherine Clark (state winner), Oliva Coady, Kara Yogan, Kristen Cowan, Elizabeth Vitlin, Samantha Alonso, Rob Alston, Miranda Amey, Amanda Godfrey, Katelyn Yonkers, John Mich-ael Sudsina, Ian Kropp.Portage art show -- Amanda Barnoski; scholastic art show -- Dennis Kovach, Sydney Barnes, Brynne Peluso, Navtaj Sandu; Portage spelling bee -- Mallory Schmitz and John Merkel (regional winners), Katherine Clark, Christopher Nowak.Sons of American Revolution good citizenshp -- Justin Nutting, Ian Kropp, Alison Slak; midwest academic talent search -- John Michael Sudsina, Anthony Hsieh, Katherine Clark; Archie Griffin sportsmanship -- Nicholas Sivillo, Heather Schroeder.