The Class of 2015 will soon graduate and the high school would like to recognize those students who have achieved top academic honors.
Seventeen seniors share the honor of “Summa Cum Laude” earning over a 4.0 cumulative grade point average: Emily Arendsen, Josh Armstrong, Kayl Black, Hunter Brown, Shanille Commons, Katelyn Drummond, Jessie Foster, Haley Holtz, Presley Hudson, Amanda Kinney, Matthew Luce, Zach Zyp, Caroline Poirier, Danielle Potter, Shane Reed, Morgan Winger, and Rachel Zywiczynski.
Twenty students received “Magna Cum Laude” status earning a 3.8-3.9 GPA and thirty-five received “Cum Laude” with a 3.5-3.7 GPA.
The class motto is “Each of us has different talents, different dreams, and different destinations, but we all have the power to make a new tomorrow”, class song is See You Again by Wiz Khalifa, and the class poem is It's Right Here written by senior, Megan Berg.
The high school will hold their graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:00pm in the stadium (weather permitting) at 870 E. Superior Street in Wayland. In the event of rain or inclement weather, graduation will be held in the main gym with overflow seating and a live video feed in the Wayland Union Fine Arts Center.
Summa Cum Laude: (back l-r) Presley Hudson, Caroline Poirier, Rachel Zywiczysnki, Kayl Black, Shane Reed, Zach Zyp. (middle l-r) Haley Holtz, Katelyn Drummond, Shanille Commons, Morgan Winger, Matt Luce, Jessie Foster. (front l-r) Emily Arendsen, Danielle Potter, Amanda Kinney, Hunter Brown and Josh Armstrong.
Magna Cum Laude: listed in alphabetical order: Kenzie Adaway, Sydney Couturier, Joseph Kemper, Katelyn Klump, Justice Leach, Samantha Lewis, Christina Nguyen, Elizabeth Polega, Alina Polyakova, Nicole Quigley, Stephen Rose, Samantha Smith, Sarrah Sweeris, Samantha Taylor, Mallory Teunissen, Morgan Teunissen, Tyler VanderWeide, Austin VanWyk, Cody Walsh, Rachael Walski.
Cum Laude: listed in alphabetical order: Hannah Anderson, Heaven Belka, Macy Biondo, Zachariah Brog, Conner DeHaan, Amber Dolegowski, Olivia DuBay, Justin Fleser, Megan Gohn, Jordyn Horton, Hailey Houck, Ciarra LaHuis, Brooke Larsen, Machaela Lepeak, Cari Lindsey, Avery Lindsey, Annelise Medina, Caroline Miller, ShyAnn Modrak, Zachary Nielsen, Mason Pastoor, Kennedy Richardson, Aaron Roblyer, Tara Schober, Konner Sieffert, Brian Smith, Katya Stricker, Mitchell Swainston, Maria Tovo, Trevor Treece, Megan VanHees, Caila VanHees, Scott VandenToorn, Morgan VerBermoes, Lucas Walker.