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MCHS Announces 2018 Distinguished Graduates

DISTINGUISHED GRADUATES 2018:  Michigan City High School 

Congratulations to the following 30 students from the MCHS Class of 2018! They are graduating with GPAs of 4.1-4.5. They were asked to list just five activities they have been involved in during their high school career; many are involved in lots more. Best wishes to all!

 

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GRADUATING WITH HIGHEST DISTINCTION

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 Emily Cupples

Emily Cupples

Parents:  Steve and Robin Cupples

National Honor Society; Girls’ Bowling

College Attending:  Purdue University West Lafayette

Major:  Animal Science with a concentration in Pre-Veterinarian Medicine


Maria Dunn

Maria Dunn

Parents:  Cindy Perham and the late Glenn Perham

National Honor Society; HOSA Club – Secretary; Spanish Club; Unified Track; Mathletes

College Attending:  Purdue University Northwest

Major:  Biological Sciences

Farrah Goodall

Farrah Goodall

Parent:  Heather Goodall

Academic All-State; Varsity Basketball Team Captain; Editor-in-Chief Cityzen Newspaper; Student Leader for Leadership LaPorte County; MCHS Student Leadership Team

College Attending:  Butler University

Major:  Philosophy and Political Science


Ali Hakim

Ali Hakim

Parents:  Abraham and Maha Hakim

National Honor Society – President; Varsity Mathletes; American Legion Hoosier Boys State Alumni

College Attending:  Wabash College

Major:  Physics

Sydney Kohn

Sydney Kohn

Parents:  Rudy and Betsy Kohn

National Honor Society – Secretary; Japanese National Honor Society; Girls’ Tennis Team – Captain; Japanese Olympiad Team; Manager for Boys’ Tennis Team

College Attending:  Purdue University West Lafayette

Major:  Elementary Education

Liz Lafollette
Elizabeth LaFollette

Parents:  Chris and Nita LaFollette

Japanese National Honor Society; Quiz Bowl; Spell Bowl; Japanese Olympiad of Indiana (JOI); ZMS (Zamasogo) Foreign Exchange

College Attending:  Purdue University West Lafayette

Major:  Japanese 

Dalin McCully

Dalin McCully

Parents:  Abdu and Shana McCully

National Honor Society; Cityzen Newspaper (Feature Editor); Science Olympiad; ASL Club; Mathletes

College Attending:  Purdue University Northwest

Major:  Computer Science

 Brien Rissman

Brien Rissman

Parents:  Brien Rissman Sr. and Melissa Simmons 

National Honor Society; Foreign Language National Honor Society; Japanese Club; Mathletes; Japanese Olympiad of Indiana

College Attending:  Purdue University West Lafayette

Major:  Neurobiology and Physiology 

Alexis Turner

Alexis Turner

Parents:  Jeff and Nicole Turner

National Honor Society; Varsity Volleyball; Steering Committee; HOSA Club – President

College Attending:  Purdue University Northwest

Major:  Nursing

Makayla Williams
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Makayla Williams

Parents:  Dennis and Linda Williams

National Honor Society – Vice President; Foreign Language National Honor Society; Varsity Soccer – Captain; Softball; Steering Committee

College Attending:  IUPUI

Major:  Business
 

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GRADUATING WITH DISTINCTION

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Sally Bibb

Sally Bibb

Parents:  John and Melissa Bibb

National Honor Society; German Club President; German American Partnership Program 2017; Steering Committee; Alpha Yearbook

College Attending:  Purdue University Northwest

Major:  Brain and Behavioral Sciences

Terriana D.

Terriana Drzewiecki

Parents:  Ryan and Terri Drzewiecki

National Honor Society; Spanish Club; Cheerleading; Softball

College Attending:  Going into the United States Air Force

Major:  Cryptography
 

Savion Dumortier

Savion Dumortier

Parents:  Bernard and Leah Dumortier

College Attending:  Arizona State University – W.P. Carey School of Business

Major:  Finance
 

Davionne Garrett

Davionne Garrett

Parents:  Zellus Ward and Whitney Garrett

National Honor Society; Freshmen Class Vice President; Hoosier Boys State Alumni; Chosen as a Rising Star of Indiana (junior year); Selected as Success Story #51 for Michigan City High School

College Attending:  Wabash College

Major:  Computer Science

Devin Glenn

Devin Glenn

Parent: Jackie Glenn

National Honor Society; Foreign Language National Honor Society; Michigan City Robotics Team; Fishing Club; Boy Scouts

College Attending:  Valparaiso University

Major:  Mechanical Engineering

Madelyn Gondeck

Madelyn Gondeck

Parents:  Tim Gondeck and Michele Passmore

National Honor Society; Foreign Language National Honor Society; Spanish Club President; HOSA Club Vice President; Unified Track

College Attending:  IUPUI

Major:  Clinical Laboratory Science
 

Logan Goolsby

Logan Goolsby

Parents:  John and Rebecca Goolsby

National Honor Society; Technical Honor Society; Varsity Soccer

College Attending:  Accepted for IBEW Union

Major:  Electrical Apprenticeship
 

Dominic Iacovetti

Dominic Iacovetti

Parents:  Michael and Erica Iacovetti

National Honor Society; Foreign Language National Honor Society; Spanish Club; Varsity Baseball; Exchange Club Student of the Month

College Attending:  Trine University

Major:  Mechanical Engineering
 

Madison Laux

Madison Laux

Parents:  Brent and Michele Laux

National Honor Society; Foreign Language National Honor Society; Steering Committee; Art Club (Homecoming representative); Tennis

College Attending:  Purdue University Northwest

Major:  Psychological Sciences
 

April Lawrenz

April Lawrenz

Parents:  Robbie and Carol Lawrenz

National Honor Society – Treasurer; German Club Treasurer; Soccer; Swimming; Science Club

College Attending:  Purdue University West Lafayette

Major:  Biology (Pre-med)
 

Cassie Mason

Cassie Mason

Parents:  Justin and Denise Mason

National Honor Society; Foreign Language National Honor Society; German Club Vice President; Swimming; Drum Major of the Marching Band

College Attending:  Purdue University West Lafayette

Major:  Environmental Geoscience
 

Kelsey Pearson

Kelsey Pearson

Chrissy Ennis and the late Barry Pearson

National Honor Society; Foreign Language National Honor Society; President of Student Council; Vice President of Steering Committee; German Club

College Attending:  Indiana University

Major:  Exercise Science
 

 Gerald Randle

Gerald Randle

Parents:  Gerald and Stella Randle

Michigan City Early College Ambassador; Michigan City Success Story #38; Football; Rising Star Student of Indiana; Exchange Club Student of the Month

College Attending:  Wabash College

Major:  Engineering

Morgan S.
 

Morgan Skonieczny

Parents:  Ryan Skonieczny and Laura Skonieczny-Fricke

National Honor Society; Senior Class Secretary; Unified Track; Mathletes; Alpha Yearbook

College Attending:  Indiana University Bloomington

Major:  Undecided
 

Jenna Stevenson

Jenna Stevenson

Parents:  Thomas and Michelle Stevenson

National Honor Society; Foreign Language National Honor Society; President of the Senior Class; Vice-President of Student Council; Captain of the Softball Team

College Attending:  Purdue University

Major:  Biology
 

River Richardson

River Storey-Richardson

Parents:  Kelly Storey Richardson and the late Dwayne Richardson

National Honor Society; Mathletes; Den Delirium Organizer; Fishing Club; 4 year Multisport Athlete (including team captains)

College Attending:  Indiana University Bloomington - Kelley School of Business

Major:  Accounting; Sports Management
 

 Isabelle Voltz

Isabelle Voltz

Parents:  Patrick and Christine Voltz

Participated in theater for two shows (Cinderella and Catch Me If You Can); Numerous Art Show Awards; Talent Show with Lauren Werner (sophomore year); French Club; Drama Club; Member of the Youth Opera Council at the Lyric Opera of Chicago

College Attending:  Paul Mitchell the School – Merrillville, IN

Major:  Cosmetology
 

Lauren Werner

Lauren Werner

Parents:  Daniel Werner and Dawn Malwin

Performed in seven of the eight theater productions throughout high school; Student Director of the spring play 2018; Japanese Alpha Award – freshman, sophomore and junior year; President of Thespian Society; Hosted three Japanese Exchange Students

College Attending:  Indiana University Bloomington

Major:  Japanese
 

Korbin Williams

Korbin Williams

Parents:  Leshia Downey and Kyron Williams

Foreign Language National Honor Society; Student Council; Steering Committee; French Club President; Teen Court

College Attending:  Purdue University West Lafayette

Major:  Biology

Grace Zemrowski

Grace Zemrowski

Parents:  Mark and Angela Zemrowski

National Honor Society; Varsity Swim Team – Diving; 2017 Math and Science Wolf Awards

College Attending:  Purdue University

Major:  Exploratory Studies