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2017 Graduations

Taylor Wittman Graduation
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Taylor is graduating from Preble High School. She is already a CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant and works at Odd Fellow Rebekah Home Association. Per Taylor, “I'm going to Carroll University for nursing, I chose nursing because when I was younger I always knew I wanted to do something that deals with science when I was older but I also wanted to be able to help people and hopefully makes their lives a bit better. I was part of a nursing camp the summer after sophomore year and it just clicked then that what I wanted to be was a nurse.”

 

 

 

 

Christian Gehri Graduation

Christian Gehri (3) cropped-optChristian will graduate from Pulaski High School, and will be attending UW - Madison this Fall. He will study Accounting / Finance and may pursue Actuarial Science as a career, that is yet to be decided by him!

Per Christian, “I am also going to be trying to make it into the band. I chose Madison because I have a big legacy there with two of my grandparents, both my parents, a few uncles, and my cousin have all gone there. I am trying out for the band because it's a huge part of my life now, and it would be an incredible honor to be in the famous UW marching band.”

Christian is active in the Pulaski Band program as a percussionist for the Marching Band and a French Horn player during concert season, and is going to the State Solo Ensemble for 4 separate events this year. He has been on the Forensics team for all 4 years of High School (with 1 Gold medal and 2 Silver medals at the State Tournament in the first 3 years of participation and will be competing again at State this year). He is also Student Council Treasurer, a 2-time varsity letter winner in swimming, a member of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), and went to State for the Economics portion of the FBLA competition.

Christian had the honor to be selected by his school to participate in the "Badger Boy" program; he was selected to be involved in the year-long Brown County Teen Leadership program; is an avid Outdoorsman, hunter, and conservationist, and is actively involved in conservation programs through Ducks Unlimited and private conservation efforts. He has been the Sound Engineer for the high school musical for the last 4 years. He has maintained a 4.17 GPA, and is also an avid soccer player and Scuba diver.

 

Audrey Rasmussen Graduation

Audrey Rasmussen 2017 cropped-optAudrey is graduating from Ashwaubenon High School. She is deciding between 3 colleges: Lawrence, St. Norbert, and Ripon. She's thinking of majoring in writing and/or pre-engineering. Her volunteering includes working with small children at Literacy Green Bay and painting murals and a playhouse for Art Club at school. She's been to Interlochen Arts Camp for painting and UWGB Art Camp for Animation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olivia Crooks Graduation

Olivia Crooks cropped-optOlivia will graduate from Southwest as a High Honors student all 4 years. With two presidential awards for her community service involvement, best known for starting the drive at 12 yrs old to save Colburn pool and help raise over 1 million dollars for the project, along with being a certified Life guard teaching children of all ages to swim, plus a class she enjoyed teaching children with learning disabilities.

She loves her Church at First Pres and enjoys being involved in youth group and anything Loni and Bobbi plan, Olivia jumps at the chance to serve her community or to serve God. Olivia is driven to help.

With 9 years of tennis, the last 4 at Southwest as a top Varsity player, she finished as the only senior on the Southwest tennis team to go to sectionals and FRCC honorable mention. Olivia is in the music programs, including all 4 musicals at Southwest with cameo roles, and she went to state twice for solo ensemble. Olivia went to state last year to represent Southwest in Forensics.

Olivia was her teacher Mrs. Kolath's Chemistry lab assistant, which will help her as she enters college. Olivia fell in love with science in 6th grade and proclaims she doesn't mind being a science geek, if she can help find a cure someday for some of the illnesses like cancers, or ALS.

Olivia will major in Chemistry, and minor in Biology, pursuing her goal to be a Pharmacist and research in science, studying at Concordia University Pharmacy School in Mequon, where she has been accepted for fall 2017. She has also been recruited to play division 3 tennis for them, but has not made up her mind yet. She feels her academics come first.

 

Congratulations All!

Last Published: July 9, 2017 4:51 PM
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