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Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Maximilian Elwood

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Maximilian Elwood

Jayden Barnwell
March 16
Filed under Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Maximilian Elwood has been involved in a lot of extra curricular activities, including golf, choir, speech and debate, the school play, the school musical, a mascot, soccer, Student Council and AHS Fuel. “The process for auditioning for All-State was probably my favorite,” Elwood said. He is proud he was...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Zaria Agboglo

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Zaria Agboglo

Shaylee Brown
March 16
Filed under Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Zaria Agboglo plans to go to college to be a zoologist. In high school, Agboglo participated in choir, show choir, drama, musical and dance. After high school, she plans to go to college at the University of Maine to study zoology. Agboglo said the most influential person in her life was Ms. Huggins. ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Samuel Coder

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Samuel Coder

Camden McFadden
March 9
Filed under Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Sam Coder has participated in band, choir and NHS. His favorite activity is anything involving music. Coder has two siblings, Austin and Jared, as well as a dog named Indie. Coder’s favorite school memory was participating in the NCACDA honor choir in 7th grade. “The ride up to Wisconsin was the be...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Nathan Gifford

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Nathan Gifford

Matthew Gearheart
March 9
Filed under Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

As a high school athlete, Nathan Gifford has participated in track, football, golf, and basketball. One of the most difficult obstacles Gifford has come across is tearing his right ACL, not once, but twice. This injury occurred his junior year of football. It was a hard winter with surgery and many ph...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Anna Iekel

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Anna Iekel

Karsyn Rush
March 7
Filed under Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Choir and band never stops in the Iekel house. Anna Iekel used to live in Cokato, Minnesota, and when she was five, the family moved to Atlantic, Iowa. Anna went to public school for awhile until her fourth and fifth grade teacher Mrs. Hansen talked to her about homeschool. In seventh and eighth grade Ann...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Garrett Franken

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Garrett Franken

Logan Reilly
March 7
Filed under Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

When classmates and community members heard Garrett Franken’s name, they mostly thought about how tall he is (6’ 7”) or that he was a basketball player. Franken played basketball, baseball and football throughout his high school career. He decided to play football his senior year. Franken plans ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Paige Henderson

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Paige Henderson

Erin Wendt
March 1
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Paige Henderson has always had a love for singing. Her love for singing is what helped her decide what she is planning to go to college for. She decided that she will attend a college and study music education. Henderson has been involved in choir ever since she was singing in a children’s choir when sh...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Emily Hohenberger

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Emily Hohenberger

Erin Wendt
March 1
Filed under Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Emily Hohenberger has played basketball and soccer all four years of her high school career. She has also played volleyball, and ran on the track team in middle school. Hohenberger is involved in other activities at the high school such as National Honors Society, AHS Fuel, and Student Council. “I r...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Dawson Walter

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Dawson Walter

Elijah Deets
March 1
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Dawson Walter looked up to and was inspired by his dad, who pushes him to do his best at everything he does. For one, his dad pushes him to get work on the farm done right and faster. Walter’s dad sets an example for him, and he tries to live up to it and make him proud. He views himself as a kind and ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Colin Juelsgaard

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Colin Juelsgaard

Dawson Carey
February 20
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Colin Juelsgaard plays multiple sports; he plays soccer and is in archery. Juelsgaard looks up to his coach, Justin Williams, who is the head coach of both soccer and archery. The senior says that he looks up to Williams, because he is easy to be around, and is a good coach, as he pushes his players...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Bailey Schildberg

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Bailey Schildberg

Belicia Smith
February 14
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Bailey Schildberg has been influenced greatly by journalism teacher Allison Berryhill. She has taught Schildberg how to be independent, and how to learn from your mistakes. Schildberg said, “She wants you to be the best possible version of you.” Schildberg looks forward to life after graduation, and wants to ...

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Brennen Smith

Getting to Know the Class of 2017: Brennen Smith

Alison Bodine
February 14
Filed under Senior Spotlight, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Senior Brennen Smith participated in track, basketball, golf and cross country throughout his high school career; junior year golf was his favorite. Smith’s favorite activity was going to basketball games. Smith says his favorite school memory is when he and Boots (senior Dawson Walter) almost ran over ...

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