The Louisville Hebrew School held its 106th Graduation and Honors Day on Sunday, May 2, at Congregation Adath Jeshurun. The graduating students led the entire Ma’ariv service, and awards were presented for all classes. The evening concluded with a reception.
Students in the graduating class were Rachel Bass, Casse Cohen, Mikayla Figa, Alexander Geller, Megan Hyman, Ben Koby, Deborah Levin, Isabella Levine, Eli Levy, Natania Lipp, Ian Myers, Lilly Pinhas, Michael Reikes, Matthew Schulman and Jordan Scott.
The Herman and O.H. Landau Memorial Award for Proficiency in Hebrew, the top award for the graduation class, was presented to Ben Koby; and the Rose Sherman Award for Excellence in Hebrew in the Vav Class was presented to Matt Schulman. LHS Board President Alex Rosenberg made those two presentations.
The Charles D. Levitch Memorial Award for Achievement in Hebrew in the Vav Class was presented to Lilly Pinchas; and the Marilyn Berman Memorial Award for Excellence in Hebrew in the Hay Class went to Rebecca Davis. LHS Treasurer Karen Bass made those two presentations.
The Anita Zeiden Memorial Award for the Alef Class was presented to Henry Harkins by Rachel Diedenhofen; and the Margie Kohn/Joanie Lustig Past Presidents Award was presented to Deborah Levin by Joanie Lustig.
LHS Principal Sam Gordon presented the Agudath Achim Class Awards. The winners were: Mechina Class, Hayley Gould; Alef Class, Tovah Frockt; Bet Class, Tiana Felsen, Cicada Hoyt and Eric Cohen; Gimmel Class, Ethan Evans and Aaron Unger; Dallet Class, Isaac Weiss and Sarah Ward; and Hay Class, Jennifer Davis and Christina Stoler.
Rabbis Stanley Miles, Robert Slosberg and Joel Wasser and Cantor Sharon Hordes also participated in the program.