Madelynn Santi participates in swimming and track. She likes spending time with her teammates from both sports and having a good time. Her favorite memory from high school is her freshman homecoming. She said, “I had a blast with all my friends.” Santi plans to go to The University of Iowa and major in psychology so she can help people get through problems and make their lives more enjoyable.
Dianna Slight participates in basketball, track, and softball. Her favorite memory in high school is winning the sprint medley at the Drake Relays and breaking the state record for the 400 meter dash. After high school, Slight plans on attending The University of Northern Iowa or Iowa State University. She wants to become a school counselor. She likes the hours and feels that it would be a good job if you want to start a family. Slight also likes that she would have time to coach.
Laura Anderson participates in softball and basketball. Her favorite memory from high school is playing in the high school state softball tournament. Anderson does not know what she wants to do after high school.
Claire Anderson is the student council vice president. She is also involved in the National Honor Society and the school-to-work internship program. She is involved in these activities and groups so she can prepare for life after high school. Her favorite high school memory has been attending dances with all of her friends. After high school, Anderson plans on going to either Iowa State University or Central College. She plans to major in either communications or public relations.
Grace Krafcisin participates in volleyball and tennis. She wants to attend DMACC to become a nurse that specializes in obstetrics because she wants to follow in her father’s footsteps. Grace’s favorite memory from high school is being involved in volleyball and basketball because she has made so many friends in both sports.
Tanner Schminke is a four sport athlete. He participates in football, basketball, golf, and baseball. His favorite high school memory was playing in the state baseball tournament. “It was one of the best teams that I’ve ever been apart of,” he said. After high school, Schminke wants to play at football at The University of Iowa, but he also may go somewhere smaller so he can play. He wants to major in Athletic Training or Kinesiology because it will keep him around sports even if he doesn’t continue to play.
Ethan Lewis participates in basketball and golf. He hasn’t decided whether or not he wants to attend the University of Iowa or Iowa State University. “They both have good engineering programs,” he said. Ethan wants to major in civil engineering because math and science have always been easy for him. Ethan’s favorite high school memory is beating ADM in basketball in the first round of districts and moving on to the district final to play Perry.
Brayden Biersner participates in theater, swing choir, and swim team. He wants to attend Simpson college and is planning on majoring in English so he can eventually become an educator. Brayden’s favorite high school memory was performing a solo at the Civic Center.
Devan Baldus’ favorite memory of high school is the football games he has played in. He participates in swimming and track. After high school, he is planning on majoring in aerospace engineering, but he doesn’t know what school he is going to go to yet.
Colbey Wadsworth participates in football, speech team, cheerleading, swing choir, track and field, and RSVP. He would like to attend The University of Iowa because of their ranking in Psychological Studies. He wants to major in Psychology because he believes mental health is highly ignored and how much it impacts one's life. Colbey’s best high school memory was going to state track for shot put and discus.