National Merit Scholarship Corporation
National Hispanic Recognition Award
Commended Merit Scholars
United States Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program
Ford Salute To Education Scholarship Program
Amanda Post Memorial Scholarship
Amanda Post “Grace Under Pressure” Awards
Ambassador: Francesca Laskero
Campus Ministry: Miles Loef
Fr. Michael Ortiz Scholarship
Richard Charles Albanese Memorial Scholarship
John M. Atilano Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Brother John Cislo Memorial Scholarship
John Covell Memorial Scholarship
Fr. French Scholarship
Barbara Gilshian Memorial Scholarship
Richard E. Gerding/Louis J. Bitterlin Grandfather’s Scholarship
Charles And Bessie Hannan Scholarships
Dr. Richard E. Kelly Scholarship
Joseph King Memorial Scholarship
Fr. Lanphier Scholarship
Butch Lee Meorial Scholarship
Hector Macias Scholarship
Christine M. Ross Memorial Scholarship
Tom Steves Memorial Scholarship
Robert E. “Bull” Trometter Memorial Scholarship
CCHS M&T Trust Scholarship
George H. Mayr Foundation Scholarship
CCHS Parent’s Association Scholarships
Msgr. George M. Rice/ Cathedral Girls’ Alumnae Scholarship
Coach Dick Serrano Scholarship
Matthew J. Siesel Memorial Scholarship
Fr. Tassi Memorial Scholarship
Michael Timmons Scholarships
Msgr. John A. Dickie Award
Msgr. John A Dickie was the second USDHS principal, serving from 1961 to 1967. the freshmen receive the Msgr. John A Dickie award, which is based on one semester of academic excellence. All of these students have a 4.0 or above cumulative GPA and we encourage them to continue in this manner during their academic career at CCHS.
Angelica De La Cruz
Andrew Joseph Nagma
Danielle Monique Nang
Sean Van De Grift
Father John Cadden Award
Father John Paul Cadden was the first principal of USDHS and a former president of USD, serving in that capacity from 1957 to 1961. Father Cadden died in 1988. The sophomores receive the Father John Cadden award, which is computed on three consecutive semesters of 4.0 or above cumulative GPA.
Michaela Marie Deboda
Isabella PariseCaelen Parsons
Bishop Buddy Award
Most Rev. Charles F Buddy was the first bishop of San Diego appointed in 1932. He was the founder of USD and USDHS. He died in 1966. The juniors receive the bishop buddy award, which is based on five consecutive semesters of 4.0 or above cumulative GPA.
Jenna Van De Grift
Bishop Furey Award
Most Rev. Francis J Furey became the second bishop in San Diego in 1966. He was later transferred to San Antonio, where he died in 1979. The seniors receive the Bishop Furey award, which is based on seven consecutive semesters of 4.0 or above cumulative GPA.
Adriana H Alabo
“william” Yuze Li
B. Whitman Sears
Bishop Leo. T Maher Award
The Bishop Leo. T Maher awards are for citizenship, scholarship and extracurricular success. These awards require particular qualities of individuals; qualities that enable special commitments to be made and honored time after time. The recipients are selected after recommendations from faculty and administration. The loyalty and service awards are given to the students who have made an outstanding contribution to his/her class during the school year. Good citizenship and a contribution to the entire student body are the prerequisite qualities that successful candidates must possess.
Outstanding Freshmen: Aidan Cerveny and Paulina Nguyen
Outstanding Sophomores: Nicholas Nastrini and Olivia Firsching
Outstanding Juniors: Spencer Nelson and Sue Han
Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award
The Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award is presented to an outstanding junior for achievement in science.
Mathematician of the Year
El Cid Award
The recipient of this award embodies the highest principles of journalism through his/her contribution to the student newspaper, “ El Cid.”
El Cid Writers Award
The recipients of this award display the highest principles of journalism, service, accuracy, honesty and careful composition.
CCHS Presidio Yearbook Award
This award is presented for outstanding achievement, dedication and service relating to the production of the annual yearbook.
Literary Writing Achievement Awards
These awards are given to a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior student for outstanding achievement in writing.
Freshmen: Mary Epperson
Sophomore: Madeleine Moreau
Junior: Dominic Catanzaro
Senior: Katrina Acebedo
Father Leo F. Lanphier
Outstanding Achievement In Technical: Andrew Ajlouny and Sydney Strong
Outstanding Achievement In Performance: Jenna Viana
Outstanding Achievement In Production: Henry Pedersen
Outstanding Achievement In Production & Broadcasting: Julia Way
Outstanding Achievement In Editing: Ethan Becker
Associated Student Body Award
This award is is given to students who demonstrated continued initiative throughout the school year. The students possess leadership skills, school pride and willingness to volunteer his/hers personal time.
Matthew Elliott- Asb Executive President
Alyssa Carroll – Asb Executive Vice President
Cameron Bernard- Asb Commissioner Of Public Relations
Ambassador for Christ Corps
This award consists of sophomores, juniors and seniors who are a public relations/community service group. Each ambassador has accepted Jesus Christ as a role model and services the community through ministry to others. Today we honor the entire Ambassador for Christ Corps for their outstanding leadership and dedication.
Outstanding Sophomore Ambassador: Sofia Torres
Outstanding Junior Ambassador: Corbin Ekoniak
Natalie Nield Memorial Outstanding Senior Ambassador: Sydney Strong
Outstanding Executive Ambassador: Kayleen Afsahi
Ambassador Service Award: Patrick Granahan