Seventy seniors will be graduating from Lennox High School on Saturday, May 14th. Commencement is set to begin at 10 a.m. in the high school gymnasium. The top two students from the Class of 2016 will be the featured speakers.
Valedictorian, August William Henry Meyer is the son of Jerome Meyer and the late Louise Meyer, of Lennox. While at Lennox High School Meyer was involved in Debate, Archery, Band, Golf, Quiz Bowl, Boy’s State, HOBY, and the National Honor Society.
This senior’s favorite subject is Math and his best memory of high school was winning the finals round of policy debate his senior year.
He attributes his academic achievements to hard work. “Hard work got me far in high school. While some feel I hardly worked at all, I put time and effort into my work and it got me to where I am,” he said.
His advice to underclassmen is, “Listen to your teachers and the upperclassmen.”
Meyer plans to attend the South Dakota School of Mines.
Salutatorian, Brady Klock is the son of Leon and Melanie Klock of Chancellor. Throughout high school, Brady has participated in FFA, Student Council, church youth group, National Honor Society, Debate and Boy’s State. Brady’s favorite activity was FFA because he enjoyed the competitions and advancing to the national level.
His advice to underclassmen is, “Do your homework.” Brady’s favorite class was FFA because he learned a lot and was able to go on many trips.
After high school, Brady plans to attend either SDSU or NDSU.