2013-05-16 / Front Page

Area high school commencement exercises set this weekend

Commencement exercises for Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock and Strasburg High Schools are slated for Friday, May 17; for Zeeland High School on Saturday, May 18, and for Linton High School on Sunday, May 19.

Fifty-five seniors will graduate from area high schools this year, including 27 from Linton, 18 from Strasburg, and five each from Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock and Zeeland.


H-M-B’s commencement program will be held on Friday, May 17, at 6 p.m. in the Ben Kalberer Gymnasium.

Honor Addresses will be given by Hannah Jangula ( Valedictorian), daughter of Bridgette and Mike Gullickson; and Kaitlyn Robinson (Salutatorian), daughter of Albert and Gina Robinson.

Theodore Naaden, son of Mark and Tami Naaden, will also graduate with honors at H-M-B. Remaining H-M-B graduates are Ashlee Henderson, daughter of Dan and Lisa Henderson; and Travis Baumiller, son of Scott and Corrine Baumiller.


Linton High School’s commencement program will be held on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. in the LHS Gym.

The top four honor students will provide the addresses. They are Samantha Barfield, daughter of Maria Schuetz; Levi Bernhardt, son of Kevin and Ann Bernhardt; Clay Jacob, son of Gerard and Lori Jacob; andAlison Vetter, daughter ofArnold and Rosie Vetter.

Other Linton High School senior honor students include Taylor Beck, daughter of John and Shannon Beck; Karlee Feist, daughter of Gordon and Laura Feist; Alex Glatt, son of Allan and Carleen Glatt; Julie Hanson, daughter of Lyle and Cheryl Hanson; Haleigh Holzer, daughter of Paul and Jill Holzer; Tyler Humann, son of Keith and JoAnn Humann; Kayla Jacob, daughter of Rod and Denette Jacob; Brock Nagel, son of Vern and Shar Nagel; Darian Pearson, son of Tim and Malia Pearson; Sarah Schell, daughter of Daryl and Kim Schell; Jessica Schlosser, daughter of Joe and Janelle Schlosser; Scott Schmidt, son of Dave and Bernie Schmidt; Jared Schumacher, son of Russ and Michelle Schumacher; Patrick Schumacher, son of Brian and Sue Schumacher; and Danielle Volk, daughter of Tim and LeAnn Volk.

Remaining LHS graduates are Jacob Bruns, son of David and Lisa Bruns; Paulina Haak, daughter of James and LuCinda Haak; Ethen Roemmich, son of Troy and Jennifer Roemmich; Mason Ryckman, son of Dan and Sandy Ryckman; James Vetter, son of LeeAnn Lipp and Terry Vetter; Jamie Vetter, daughter of Darold and Charlotte Vetter; Brandon Volk, son of Don and Janette Volk; and Wayde Wangler, son of Wendy and Shirley Wangler.

Strasburg High School’s commencement exercises will be held on Friday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the North Gymnasium.

Honor Addresses will be presented by Jennifer Wikenheiser (Valedictorian), daughter of Don and Deloris Wikenheiser; and Emmanuelle Hulm (Salutatorian), daughter of Andy and Lisa Hulm.

Other honor students who will be graduating this year are Laura Huber, daughter of Marvin and Leona Huber; Madelyn and Mason Kramer, children of Mark and Dana Kramer; Holly Krumm, daughter of Francis and Kelly Krumm; Emily Luebke daughter of Steve and Jocelyn Luebke; Cole Nieuwsma, son of Lee Nieuwsma and Carrie Nieuwsma; Kyle Roth, son of Anton and Rebecca Roth, Matthew Schaefbauer, son of Thomas and Shelley Schaefbauer; Jesse Schwab, son of Gerard and Mary Schwab; Suzanne Ternes, daughter of Gary and Barb Ternes; Kellie Tougas, daughter of Don and Lonna Tougas; and Jordan Voller, son of Jim Voller and Susan Benedict.

Remaining Strasburg High School graduates are Kyle Nieuwsma, son of Duane and Sandy Nieuwsma; Jenifer Schneider, daughter of Gerald Schneider and Bobby Putnam; Jon Stabler, son of Brad and Brenda Stabler; and Desiree Ternes, daughter of Gary Ternes and Cindy Ternes.


Zeeland High School’s commencement exercises will be held on Saturday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Zeeland School Gymnasium.

Elisabeth Bender, daughter of Donavan and Lorie Bender, will give the Valedictorian Address; and Jessica Fetzer, daughter of Marlin and Tracy Fetzer, will present the Salutatorian Address.

Remaining Zeeland High School graduates are Mikayla Meidinger (honor student), daughter of Steve and Michelle Meidinger; Rebecca Meier (honor student), daughter of Francis and Vicki Meier; and Ethan Kocher, son of Kevin and Theresa Kocher.

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