Louisville Beit Sefer Yachad marked the end of the school year with eighth grade graduation on Sunday, May 18, at Temple Shalom and its annual Siddur Ceremony and Awards Presentation on Wednesday, May 21, at the Jewish Community Center.
The graduates are Benjamin Berdichevsky, Julia Bessen, Lilly Bessen, Eric Cohen, Tiana Felsen, Abigail Geller, Noah Goldberg, Dana Hubscher, Emmanuelle Kronenberg, Alexander Resnik, Emily Rosenthal, Bennett Schramko, Max Strull, Andrew Tuvlin, Isaac Wolff and Levi Wolff from Congregation Adath Jeshurun; Lilli Russman from Keneseth Israel Congregation; and Kaden Hanks, Saralee Renick, Isaac Rosenbaum, Aidan Salmon and Bradley Waller from Temple Shalom.
At the Siddur Ceremony, the Herman & O. H. Landau Memorial Award was presented to Saralee Renick, the Rose Sherman Memorial Award to Benjamin Berdichevsky, the Charles D. Levtich Memorial Award to Emily Rosenthal and the Margie Kohn/Joannie Lustig/Craig Lustig Award to Lilly Bessen.
The Marilyn Berman Memorial Award was presented to Tovah Frockt and the Anita Zeiden Memorial Award to Brady Salmon.
Agudath Achim Awards are presented to the top students in each grade. The awards for second grade went Leah Schuhman and Israel Gates; third grade, Nicki Kaplan; fourth grade, Talia Frockt; fifth grade, Miriam Bird, David Bornstein and Daniel Greenberg; sixth grade, Eden Unger, Brad Margulis, Madison Monsky and Alexandra Polur Gold; and seventh grade, Amy Niren.