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Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight

posted May 8, 2017, 1:20 PM by Mary Berntsen

What are your plans for next year?

Hannah Ray: Taking online classes for special education while I work

Marcus Smith: Attending Butler Community College

Annie Robinson: Attend Washburn University


What is your favorite high school memory?

Hannah Ray: Mrs. Martin saying New York Times 25 cents

Marcus Smith: Spring break at Surfside Beach, Texas

Annie Robinson: Junior prom night


What advice do you have for next year’s seniors?

Hannah Ray: Stay caught up because it’s hard to catch up

Marcus Smith: Make the most of it because it goes by fast

Annie Robinson: Don’t give up on your last year because senior year still counts




Senior Spotlight

posted May 2, 2017, 8:31 AM by Rachel Stuhlsatz

What are your plans for next year?


Jessica Mies: Going to K-State to study God knows what


Zachary Schwarzenberger: Going to Butler Community College studying audio and video


Michelle Willson: Going to Northwestern Oklahoma State University


What is your favorite high school memory?

Mies: Destroying everyone in go-carts at All Star Sports last year

Schwarzenberger: Making my first video

Willson: When Caden broke the set during the first play performance this year


What advice do you have for next year’s seniors?

Mies: Don't take yourself too seriously all the time; have some fun

Schwarzenberger: Have fun, be yourself, all that jazz

Willson: It's your last year; enjoy this time with friends


Senior Spotlight

posted Mar 10, 2017, 9:01 AM by Madelyn Koester

What are your plans for next year?

Alaina O’Neill: Attend Fort Hays in the fall

Janae Pauly: Attend Washburn and study pre-med
Kyle Phillips: Attend Butler for radio, TV and mass communications


What is your favorite high school memory?

O’Neill: When we beat the seniors in the class competition

Pauly: Basketball bus rides

Phillips: When Mr. Harrell went on the stage at the Mosley Street Melodrama


What advice do you have for next year’s seniors?

O’Neill: Don’t procrastinate

Pauly: Be involved and leave no regrets

Phillips: Apply for many scholarships and don’t procrastinate







Senior Spotlight

posted Feb 28, 2017, 8:34 AM by Rachel Stuhlsatz

What are your plans for next year?


Donovan Mercer: Going into the Air Force and then college

Lucas Mies: Attend Kansas State Polytechnic to become a pilot

Grant Mooneyham: Attend Fort Hays State


What is your favorite high school memory?

Mercer: Freshman year English

Mies: Junior year tennis

Mooneyham: Playing football


What advice do you have for next year’s seniors?

Mercer: Enjoy it while you can.

Mies: You only live once.

Mooneyham: Don’t take any moment for granted.

Senior Spotlight

posted Feb 8, 2017, 8:37 AM by Madelyn Koester

What are your plans for next year?


Abby Linn: Attend Cowley College or Wichita State to get my degree

Taylor May: Possibly enlist in the National Guard or attend Washburn

Carolyn Mercer: Attend WSU and major in accounting


What is your favorite high school memory?

Abby: When everyone teases Alex

Taylor: Tennis

Carolyn: Beating last year's seniors at class competition


What advice you do have for next year’s seniors?

Abby: Get priorities straight

Taylor: Get stuff done early

Carolyn: Start scholarships early and know what you're gonna do






Senior Spotlight

posted Feb 1, 2017, 8:40 AM by Amanda Smith

What are your plans for next year?

Aspen Lange: Go to Garden City to play softball and study Agriculture Business

Justin Lange: Go to Hutchinson and study Fire Science
Sheilah Lange: Go to Cowley Community College

What is your favorite high school memory?

Aspen: When the juniors beat the seniors in the Battle of the Classes

Justin: Beating the seniors in the Battle of the Classes

Sheilah: Watching the lip syncs

What advice do you have for next year’s seniors?

Aspen: Don’t wait until last minute to get good grades

Justin: Keep your expectations low and have fun

Sheilah: Keep up with homework and keep your grades up

Senior Spotlight

posted Jan 25, 2017, 1:14 PM by Michelle Willson

What are your plans for next year?


Addie Jenkins: I'm going to college at Newman University to get my BSN (Bachelors in the science of Nursing) to be a pediatric nurse.

Mya Jewett: Attend college

Sam Koch: Attend college


What is your favorite high school memory?

Jenkins: “The Exploder”

Jewett: Going undefeated in basketball freshman year

Koch: Painting an avocado and turkey leg in crafts


What is your advice for next year’s seniors?

Jenkins: Don’t worry about the drama; it’s the last year you get to spend with your friends in high school

Jewett: Don’t procrastinate

Koch: Don’t wait to do everything


Senior Spotlight

posted Jan 20, 2017, 11:27 AM by Makenna Beesley   [ updated Jan 25, 2017, 1:15 PM by Michelle Willson ]

What are your plans for next year?

Chloe Henderson: Go to Eric Fisher Academy in Wichita

Kadee Hilger: Go to Pratt and be a rodeo manager

Miranda Huff: Being in the National Guard


What is your favorite high school memory?

Henderson: When we won the class competition instead of the seniors last year

Huff: Going ice skating and Marcus busting open my chin


What is your advice for next year’s seniors?

Henderson: Make as many memories as you can and hang out with your friends as much as you can because you might not see them in a while.

Hilger: Work as hard as you can, but don’t overwork yourself- still have fun.

Huff: Have fun, but get your crap done.


Senior Spotlight

posted Dec 7, 2016, 11:35 AM by Mary Berntsen

What are your plans for next year?

Donovan Mercer: Joining the military and/or going to college
Makenna Zoglmann: Going to Cowley for criminal justice

Rachel Zoglmann: Attending WSU for dental hygiene



What is your favorite high school memory?


Mercer: Fall leaves

Zoglmann: Senior craft’s class

Zoglmann: Band with Nathan Ohl


What is your advice for next year’s seniors?


Mercer: Do your work freshman and sophomore year.

Zoglmann: Work your hardest because it goes by fast.

Zoglmann: It flies by, so do your work.


Senior Spotlight

posted Nov 30, 2016, 11:17 AM by Makenna Beesley

What are your plans for next year?


Erica Ebenkamp: Go to college and play a sport and study pre-med


Rachel Echelberry: Going to WSU and studying nursing


Noah Finstad: Cinematography



What is your favorite high school memory?


Ebenkamp: Winning basketball league

Echelberry: Prom

Finstad: Beating Independent last year



What is your advice for next year’s seniors?


Ebenkamp: Enjoy your senior year while you can; it goes by too fast

Echelberry: Don’t procrastinate

Finstad: Have fun



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