Best of the Class 2021 Students N and S-Z

Nathan Sochocki – Evart HS

Plans: to study computer engineering at the University of Michigan

Quote: “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

Caroline Somers – Mackinaw City HS

Plans: to attend Columbia University and major in political science

Aubrie Sparks – Boyne Falls HS

Plans: to attend the University of Notre Dame to study biochemistry and minor in philanthropy

Quote: “Tenacious people don’t rely on luck, fate or destiny for their success. And when conditions become difficult, they keep working.” – John

C. Maxwell

Nena Stevens – Mio AuSable HS

Plans: to attend Boyce College to study Teacher Education

Quote: “Don’t be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God” – Corrie Ten Boom

Quincy Thayer – Frankfort HS

Plans: to attend Manufacturing Technology Academy TBAISD Career Tech Center and Michigan Technological University for Biological Sciences

Quote: “You can’t do that”

Madelynne Thrush – Farwell HS

Plans: to attend Spring Arbor University for softball and a bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science

Leah Paige VandenBerg – Cadillac Heritage Christian

Plans: to attend West Shore Community College for an Associate’s Degree in Visual Arts; work on her small business; and eventually, travel

full time.

Andrea Weaver – Marion

Plans: to attend Northern Michigan University and major in Music Education

Quote: I am inspired by the people in my life (family, friends, and community)

Mandy Whitscell – Grand Traverse Academy

Plans: to attend Cedarville University to major in Nursing and minor in Biblical Studies for a career in pediatrics or neonatal care

Quote: “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you

or forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6

Therese Wisniewski – St Mary Cathedral School

Plans: to attend Western Michigan University to study Trumpet Performance

Quote: “Invest yourself in everything you do. There’s fun in being serious.” – Wynton Marsalis

Emily Zmilky – East Jordan HS

Plans: to attend North Central Michigan College to pursue a degree in Accounting.

Quote: “Don’t stop until you’re proud.” – Unknown

Trevor Norris – Detour HS

Plans: to attend the University of Michigan to study Neuroscience with a Creative Writing and Business minor; and become a M.D.

Quote: “Hard work is undefeated.” – Kurt Taylor

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