Class of 2017: celebrates commencement


Saturday was a beautiful day to celebrate the achievements of the graduating class of Lennox High School. Seventy-two students received diplomas at the commencement program held May 13.

The Lennox High School Class of 2017 includes: Abby Abraham*+, Baylee Abraham*+, Maisey Bainbridge*+, Logan Barr, Whitley Barr, Jessica Birgholtz*, Dylan Braak, Luis Brambila, Abigail Buskohl, Ethan Cinco*, Caitlin Coffee, Megan Cramer, Catherine Daugherty*+, Amber Decker, Jymira Devlin, Zachary Dobson, Cole Feterl, Tessa Friese*+, Shelby Geiken, Julia Gesling, Reece Granum, Kaitlin Gundvaldson+, Samantha Haan*, Hannah Hagena*+, Cole Halouska, Daniel Jaspring, Devon Jongeling , Matthew Klingbile, Kaleb Klock, Jennifer Kruid*+, Jordanna Kruse*+, Brendan Langbehn, Madison Lauters, Sarah Logan, Marshall McLaren, CarLee Mechels, Sydney Mechels*, Haley Mendel*+, Leonard Meyer, Mason Meyer*+, Shelbie Moore, Bailey Nelson, Stellen Nice, Saphyre Nordman, Austin Odland*+, Rachel Odland, Ethan Olson, Andrew Paulson*+, Erik Reinholt, Haley Reinholt, Katie Rezac*+, Brandon Rupp*, Blake Schentzel, Juliee Scott*, Taylor Smidt*+, MiKayla Smit, Brock Stien*, Abbie Strasser*, Corissa Sweeter*+, Amanda Timmerman*, Katie Top, Samantha Van Gelder, Laurie Waldner, Braedon Wallenstein, Courtney Weeldreyer, Wesley Weischedel, Matthew Wolf, Olivia Young, Alison Ziegler*, Jacob Ziegler*+, Kyle Zimmer, Alyssa Zirpel*+, (* denotes Honor Student, + denotes Regents Scholar).

During the commencement program, which ran about an hour, the High School Band played the processional under the direction of Tyler Nettestad.

Mason Meyer, student body president, welcomed friends, family and the graduates to the program. Superintendent of Schools Chad Conaway introduced the speakers.

Providing the commencement address were Valedictorian Andrew Paulson, son of Wayne and Michelle Paulson, and the Salutatorian Jordan Kruse, daughter of Paul and Laurie Kruse.

Special music was provided by Senior Choir Members.

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