Class of 2020

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Class of 2020 Top Ten

rhys wastell
Rhys Wastell, Valedictorian
Parents:  Heather Bruss and Mathew Wastell
Rhys is a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, Senior Class President, and Youth in Government where he was awarded the Legislative Oversight Top Legislator.  He has also been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins and was a Daily Press Student of the Week. Athletically, Rhys plays Soccer and earned his Varsity Letter in Football. 
After Graduation: Rhys plans to attend the University of Michigan  where he will major in Computer Science.
Valedictorian Speech


andie balenger
Andie Balenger, Salutatorian
Parents:  Brenda and Scott Balenger
Andie is a member of National Honor Society, Robotics, Quiz Bowl, and Youth in Government where she was the Treasurer. She has also been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins and was a Daily Press Student of the Week. She also received her Varsity Letter in Band.  Andie is a three sport athlete playing Varsity #1 Singles in Tennis where she was on the All U.P. Team and All State Singles Team; Varsity Basketball where she was awarded many honors including GNC Defensive Player of the Year, MPC All Defensive Team,  GNC Second Team, and GNC All defensive Team; and Varsity Softball where she received All District Team, All Region Team, and GNC Team Pitcher.  Andie received a Michigan Tech University Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit for Highest Honor and Recognition for Excellence in Mathematics and Science .  She also took 2nd place in The Stock Market Game Program (Statewide Competition).
After Graduation: Andie plans to attend Northern Michigan University to major in Political Science (Pre-Law)
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Salutatorian Speech


thomas carey
Thomas Carey
Parents:  Becky and Tony Carey
Thomas is a member of National Honor Society, Band where he received his Varsity Letter, and Drama where he had many leading roles.  He has been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins, and was a Daily Press Student of the Week.  Athletically, he was Captain and Player of the Year for Bayside Soccer Club both in 2018 and 2019.
After Graduation:  Thomas plans to attend Northland College to play soccer on a scholarship.


lilly griebel
Lilly Griebel
Parents:  Darci and Phil Griebel
Lilly is the National Honor Society President, Student Council Secretary, and Marching/Pep/Concert Band Drum Major. She has been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins, was a Daily Press Student of the Week, and received her Varsity Letter in Band.  Lilly also earned her Varsity Letters in  Basketball and Tennis where she received a Sportsmanship Award.  Lilly received a Michigan Tech University Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit for Highest Honor and Recognition for Excellence in Mathematics and Science 
After Graduation:  Lilly plans to attend Northern Michigan University to major in Secondary Education in Mathematics and Science.

collin farnes
Collin Farnes
Parents:  Jenny Farnes and Robert Farnes
Collin is a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, Dungeons and Dragons Club, and is an Animal Shelter volunteer.  He has been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins, and was a Daily Press Student of the Week.  Collin is also a member of the Golf Team.
After Graduation:  Collin plans to attend Bay College and then transfer to a University to study Pre-Med.

makayla sanville
Makayla Sanville
Parents:  Sarah and Steve Sanville
Makayla is a member of National Honor Society and Student Council.  She has been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins, and was a Daily Press Student of the Week.  Athletically, Makayla earned her Varsity Letter in Volleyball.
After Graduation:  Makayla plans to attend  Central Michigan University to study Pre-Med.


jarret stjohn
Jarret St. John
Parents:  Sharon and the late Vince St. John
Jarret has been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins, and was a Daily Press Student of the Week.  He earned Varsity Letters in Football, Basketball, and Track.  He was awarded Special Mention in the GNC and All MPC Defensive Team for  Basketball.  He also received the Robert Young Heart Award for Football.
After Graduation:  Jarret plans to attend Michigan State University to major in Business.

megan spindler
Megan Spindler
Parents:  Debbie and Erik Spindler
Megan has been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins, and was a Daily Press Student of the Week.  She earned Varsity Letters in Cross Country and Basketball where she volunteered at the youth basketball programs
After Graduation:  Megan plans to attend Milwaukee School of Engineering  to major in Nursing with the hopes to become a Travel Nurse.

mackenzie parish
Mackenzie Parish
Parents:  Jennifer Norkooli-Starnes and Billy Parish
Mackenzie is a member of Quiz Bowl, Robotics, and Key Club where she was awarded the Distinguished Treasurer and was a District Board Officer.  She has been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins, and was a Daily Press Student of the Week.  She has also earned her Varsity Letter in Track where she is a two time U.P. Finalist.
After Graduation:  Mackenzie plans to attend Bay College and then transfer to Ferris State University to major in Pharmacy.


kyle vanbrocklin
Kyle Van Brocklin
Parents:  Renee and John Van Brocklin
Kyle is a member of National Honor Society, Youth in Government, GSA, Key Club, and Theater.  He also received his Varsity Letter in Band.  He has been on the High Honor Roll, received an Academic Letter and Pins, and was a Daily Press Student of the Week.  Kyle  has also earned his Varsity Letter in Track.
After Graduation:  Kyle plans to attend Ferris State University to pursue a degree in Pharmacy.

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