Best of the Class 2021 Students D-H


Jaden Dove – Hillman HS

Plans: to attend the University of Michigan to pursue a doctorate

Quote: “You must tell yourself, no matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I’m going to make it.” – Les Brown

Ella Engquist – Big Rapids HS

Plans to attend the University of Michigan to major in either Social Theory and Practice, Public Policy, or Organizational Studies, with a minor in         Moral and Political Philosphy

Quote: “What we know matters but who we are matters more.”-  Dr. Brene Brown

Jay Freel – Les Cheneaux Community Schools

Plans: attend the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

Jazmyn Friant – Onaway HS

Plans: to attend North Central Michigan College, then Lake Superior State University for a BA in Forensic Chemistry.

Shawn Michael Gerst – Crossroads Charter Academy

Plans: to attend Michigan Technological University to study computer engineering

Quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky

Jaeger Griswold – Elsworth Community School

Plans: to attend Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN

Quote: “If you are the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room” – Lorne Michaels

Madeline Hanchin – Charlevoix HS

Plans: to attend The University of Michigan to major in Biology

Emma Hardies – Hillman HS

Plans: to attend Cornerstone University to pursue Occupational Therapy

Quote: “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and

in purity.” 1 Timothy 4:12

Megan M. Harmeling – Boyne City HS

Plans: to attend The University of Michigan

Quote: “Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved” – Winnie the Pooh

Isaac Richard Hein – Rogers City HS

Plans: to attend Michigan Tech to major in engineering and join Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corp (ROTC)

Quote: “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”  – Lou Holtz

Alana Hoffert – Cadillac HS

Plans: to attend Princeton University for pre-med with a concentration in Chemistry and a certificate in Spanish

Henry Huschke – Traverse City Central HS

Plans to attend The University of Chicago to study Economics and Political Science

Quote: “Pressure is a privilege – it only comes to those who earn it” – Billie Jean King


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