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Lake Placid High names 2014 Thakkar award winners

— Lake Placid High School chose its Drs Vinod & Tarlika Thakkar Foundation Inc. award winners.

They were given to ninth-, 10th- and 11th-grade students who have excelled this school year.

A $500 award is presented to the student in each grade who excels in both academics and shows character. A $200 award is given for strong leadership.

Student selection is based on academic records along with faculty and staff recommendations.

The recipients are:

Ninth grade:$500 — Hannah Thompson, $200 — Camille Shattler.

10th grade: $500 — Cesar Orduna, $200 — Sarah Moretto.

11th grade: $500 — Ashley Royce, $200 — Anne Callahan.