Brandywine announces top 10 students of 2016 graduating class

Submitted photo — Brandywine High School has released a list of the 10 students who earned the best grade point average in the 2016 graduating class.

Submitted photo — Brandywine High School has released a list of the 10 students who earned the best grade point average in the 2016 graduating class.

Brandywine High School has released a list of the 10 students who earned the best grade point average in the 2016 graduating class. They are:

 

Co-Valedictorian: Alyssa Bolen

Parents: Renee Ruff and Greg Bolen

College/future plans: University of Michigan/physician’s assistant/kinesiology

Awards/honors: President of National Honor Society, French Honor Society, tennis all conference and region, basketball honorable mention all conference, French student of year

Athletics: Soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis

Community service: Tutoring, dance chaperone, Goodwill, West Woods of Niles, Allied Solutions, Kiddy Cat Basketball, National Honor Society Christmas fundraiser

 

Co-Valedictorian: Hunter Janowiak

Parents: Daryl and Diane Janowiak

College/future plans: University of Michigan/biology/pre-med

Awards/honors: Football academic all state, football academic all conference, vice president of National Honor Society, CTE National Honor Society, French Honor Society, Citizenship Award

Athletics: Football, baseball

Community Service: Niles Burn Run, Cal Ripken Baseball, Merritt Elementary, Niles Haunted House

 

Co-Valedictorian: Nathan Sachman

Parents: Debra and Donald Sachman

College/future plans: University of Michigan/undecided

Awards/honors: Academic letter, Lamp of Knowledge, varsity letter, Academic Excellence Honor Roll, National Honor Society, French Honor Society, all conference academic team, all conference individual honorable mention

Athletics: Tennis, soccer

Community service: Working with Cancer facility

 

Co-Valedictorian: Joshua Youngs

Parents: Craig and Tammy Youngs

College/future plans: Brigham Young University/chemical engineering/math

Awards/honors: Perfect attendance, academic all conference, DAR Good Citizen, Culver Naval Band Outstanding musician, 1 rating at solo ensemble

Athletics: Cross country, track, soccer

Community service: Boy Scouts, 4-H, National Honor Society, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

 

Salutatorian: Kaylee Chambers

Parents: Star and Andy Chambers

College/future plans: Southwestern Michigan College/accounting

Awards/honors: CTE accounting/business student of the year, National Honor Society, president of Spanish Honor Society, treasurer of Student Senate, academic awards, perfect attendance, treasurer of Senior Class

Athletics: Bowling, softball

Community service: National Honor Society projects, animal shelter, pre-school, and Student Senate events

 

No. 6 Jaleesa Garner

Parents: Leslie Lee

College/future plans: University of Michigan/biology/pre-med

Awards/Honors: Treasurer of National Honor Society, Spanish Honors Society, Afro Club, vice president of Student Senate, all state honorable mention soccer and basketball, all conference soccer and basketball, Citizenship Award

Athletics: Volleyball, soccer, basketball and track

Community Service: Tutoring, dance chaperone, Goodwill, West Woods of Niles, Allied Solutions, Kiddy Cat Basketball, National Honor Society Christmas fundraiser

 

No. 7 Anna Lancaster

Parents: John and Julie Lancaster

College/future plans: Southwestern Michigan College and Western Michigan University/psychology and mental health counselor

Awards/honors: National Honor Society, Academic Letter, and Lamp of Knowledge

Athletics: None

Community service: Tutoring, color run, elementary choir assistant, Old National Bank face painting

 

No. 8 Makenna Hartline

Parents: Ron and Becky Hartline

College/future plans: Trine University/physical therapy

Awards/honors: All state basketball, all conference and all district softball, academic all state, Citizenship Award, WSJM Athlete of the week

Athletics: Basketball and softball

Community service: National Honor Society events

 

No. 9 Elizabeth Moody

Parents: Norm and Julie Moody

College/future plans: University of Iowa

Awards/honors: Scholar athlete, academic honor roll, Division 3 Regional Tennis Champion, two basketball records with Niles HS

Athletics: Tennis, basketball

Community service: Coats for Kids, YMCA basketball, National Honor Society, school events volunteer

 

No. 10 Michaela Hartline

Parents: Ron and Becky Hartline

College/future plans: Trine University/occupational therapy

Awards/honors: All state softball, honorable mention all state basketball, Citizenship Award, academic all atate

Athletics: Volleyball, basketball, softball

Community service: National Honors Society

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