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Piqua High School Class of 2012 • Kaele Snapp is a 2012 Piqua High School co-valedictorian with a 4.9 GPA. She is the daughter of Tom and Elly Snapp. Kaele served as senior class president, was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council and was a member of Buckeye Girls State. She was selected as 1st alternate for United States Senate Youth Program. Kaele is a member of the varsity track and cross country teams. She is a Link Crew Leader, a member Interact, Math V, and a student tutor. Kaele has hundreds of hours of volunteering. She cares about her community and strives to make a difference in the lives of many. Kaele will attend the California Polytechnic State University to study Architectural Engineering. • Samuel Roth is a 2012 Piqua High School co-valedictorian with a 4.9 GPA. He is the son of Linda Roth. Sam is an outstanding member of Piqua’s music program. He has appeared in several musicals — in lead roles. He is a member of the school’s award winning show choir, men’s chorus and marching band. Roth served as the section leader both in choir and in band. In addition to his musical skills, Sam was an active member of many academic clubs. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Math V, Academic Challenge, and Spanish Club. Sam is a Piqua Teen Leader, a member of Buckeye Boys State, and a member of Piqua’s Varsity Swim Team. Sam has spent numerous volunteer hours as a student tutor, at school functions and at his church. Sam will attend Ohio Northern University in a duel major of computer engineering and music. • Jacob Nill is a 2012 Piqua High School co-salutatorian with a 4.7 GPA. He is the son of Terry and Angie Nill. Jacob is a member of the Piqua High School Varsity Baseball team. He is a member of the Academic Challenge Team, The Science Olympiad Team, National Honor Society, and Math V.



Jacob will attend The Ohio State University to study engineering. Jacob spends any free time between baseball, practice and studying. • Frank Patrizio is a co-salutatorian for the Piqua High School Class of 2012, with a 4.7 GPA. He is the son of Frank and Sarah Patrizio. Frank is a member of the Principal’s Advisory Committee, Science Olympiad, Student Leadership, and National Honor Society. He is a member of the Varsity Tennis Team, Interact club, and is a D.A.R.E. Role Model. Outside of school, Frank volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, Adopt a Highway and the Piqua Heritage Festival. He is currently learning to play guitar. Frank has been accepted at The Ohio State University, where he will study engineering. Piqua High School will conduct graduation exercises at 8 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Alexander Stadium. Members of the Class of 2012 include: Kyle D. Adkins, Travis Robert Adkins, Amanda Nicole Arling, Kendra Marie Arnett, Laura L. E. Arnold, Kyler Daniel Ashton, Charles Robert Auxier, Edward Ryan Baker, Michaelia Nicole Baker, Christina Balderrama, Derek Alexander Ball, Makayla Lynn Banning, Jah Dominique Batdorf, Michael Arthur Beam, Brandon Scott Belcher, Cheryl Elizabeth Bell, Aaron D. Belt, Conner L. Benson, Brandon H. Bercot, Victoria Rebecca Bianchi, Holly A. Black, Jacob Allen Boyd,



Lauren Rachelle Bradley, Leah Marie Brandenburg. Madison Caroline Brinkman, Tyler Ray Broaddrick, Chellseay Nicole Brown, Clinton Reginald Brown, Harmony Kathleen Brown, Nicklaus Lewis Brown, Madison Leigh Brumbaugh, Lauren Faith Burger, Jacob N. Butler, Austin Michael Butt, Sean Michael Calhoun, Cody A. Campbell, Zachary Dale Carlock, William A. Cassel, Jayla Raielle Clarke, Jacob Scott Clifton, Austin Hunter Collett, Bretnie Sue Collum, Joshua Alan Cooley, Brandon J. Cottrell, Justin Louis Couchot, Kenneth Ray Coulter II, Hailea Danielle Creager, Jordan Ashley Cruea. Gary Michael Curtis, Justin M. Davis, Kelsey Alayne Deal, Adam Joseph DeBrosse, Jon Vincent Dembski, Allen Patrick Dickey, Kaitlyn Elizabeth-Jo Didier, Patrick Ray Donnelly, Bradley Dotson, Andrew Matthew Nicholas Draving, Tabitha Ann Earick, Crystal Lynne Elsass, Brooke Michelle Emrick, Courtney L. Emrick,Aryelle Evelyn Engley, Brooke Elizabeth Evans, Tyler Ray Faul, Jordan K. Feeser, Justine Logan Ford, Rebecca Elizabeth Gambill, Nicholas Taylor Gates, Dalton T. Giger. Zachary M. Godwin, Taylor Renee Good, Evan M. Grissom, James Zachary Grody, Darrin S. Grove, Melanie Rose Gruenenberg, Victoria Pearl Guillozet, Chelsie M. Gutierrez, Isaac James Hale, Tiffany Lorene Hale, Riley Lynn Hall, Ellen Christine Haney,

Kiera Lynn Haynes, Kaitlyn Rachelle Hays, Zachery Edward Heater, Adrian Charles Hemm, Austin Rae Hemm, Felicia N. D. Hennon, Kelsey Nicole Herron, Shawn T. Hess, Kimisha Michelle Higgins, Madison Louise Hilleary, Codey A. Hinkle, Joel Phillip Hissong, Cody Allen Hogston, Kayla Renay Hole, Todd S. Holler. Levi J. Homer, Trae Robert Honeycutt, John Lamont Houser, Melissa Brooke Hovey, Taylor Jacob Huebner, Michael Patrick Jennings, Tanya Montana Johnson, Alexis Paige Kaylor, Daniel Alan Keck, Johnathon Brian Kelly, Morgan Elizabeth Kendall, Dylan Matthew Kessler, Jonathan Paul Kiefer, Jessica Inez Lamb, Jennifer N. Landers, Cameron T. F. Langston, Samantha K. Langston, Taylor Larck, Megan Elizabeth Latimer, Dale Andrew LaveyII, Austin Andrew Lavy, Zachary Rian Lawrence, Chakela L. Lee, Gregory Stephen Lemmon,Wesley A. Lemons, Brittany M. Lett, Daisy K. Levan. Timmothy Aaron Levan, Kindric Link, Kassidy M. Liptock,Andrew James Luthman, Carly Marrs Lyman, Matthew A. Lyons, Alanna Marie Maier, Gabrielle Ann Maniaci, Sarah Faith McCrea, Lauren Marie McGraw, Brittany Ann McKee, Jessica R. McKenna, Kristen Ann McMaster, D’Ambria Lynnise McNeal, Cody Allen Mills, Ida Brittany Mills, Kyle Richard Mills, Seth J. Minnich, McCaully J. Mohr, Hayley Sue Monroe, Ashley Rain Moss, Teresa M. Mote, Brittney

Lynn Murphy, Travis William Nees, Brandon Thomas Newbright, HaHoang Khanh Nguyen, Joshua Michael Nichols, Alexandra Marie Nicodemus, Jacob R. Nill, Jared L. Nill, Megan Nicole Osborne, Christopher William Palmer. Blythe Alexandria Palsgrove, Frank Angelo Patrizio, Brooke T. Pence, Brittany L. Pendergraft, Nathaniel A. Perin, Daniel L. Perreira, Megen Marie Perry, Kayla Jasmine Philabaum, Sarah Mae Pickelsimer, Haleigh Nicole Poling, Abigail Katelynn Ponchillia, Brandon Michael Pummill, Susan Brooke Reinke, Daniel A. Reyes, Lydia Rose Riancho, Kevin Jacob Richardson, Samuel Jackson Roth, Phillip Allen RuppertMcGuire, Dalton Cole Russell, Tyler William Sage, Keeshawn L. Satterwhite, Sheyene Nichole Saunders, Tucker Steele Schneider, Elle Kristina Seiss, Dustin McKenley Shackelford, S. Andrew Shellabarger, John J. Lee Small, Betsy Marie Smith, Cassidy Jo Smith, Dariel Marie Smith. Teyler Michelle Smith, Kaele Ann Snapp, James R. Spiggle, Daret H. M. Spradley, Jerrod Alexander Stengel, Robert P. Stollmer, Brandon Lee Strohmenger, Ian Christian Supinger, Brittany Nicole Talley, Casey Calvin Taylor, Nicholas J. Thompson, Courtney Lynn Tilton, Mackenzie Alaina Tipton, Nathan Dale Tufts, Leah Lacey VanGorden, Aaron David VanPelt, Lucas Christopher Vickroy, Chelsea Lynn Von Aschen, Erica R.Waddle, Megan Maxine Wagner, Cortney Teal Waters, Kramer T.J. Welker, Taylor Austin Wellbaum, Khadijah Lynn Wells, Allan Lee Wheaton, Emily Doreen Williams, Zachary P. Williams, Brianna Taylor Wilson, Robert L. Wion, Jordan Landis Wise, Imari Bernice Witten, David Brandon Wright, Kassie Nicole Yohey,Amanda Kay Zaenger, Mercedes L. Zwiesler.

Troy High School Class of 2012 • Courtney Hittepole, daughter of Neal and Andrea Hittepole, has been named the valedictorian of the Class of 2012 at Troy High School. During the last four years, Courtney has been an active member of Troy High School and the community. She was president of National honor Society and a member of Student Government, Junior Cabinet and Senior Cabinet. She also is involved in orchestra and Academic Quiz Team.As a sophomore, she had the honor of representing her class as an ambassador to the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar. Outside of school, she has participated in Teen Leadership Troy and played the viola in the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. This fall she will plans to study psychology at Butler University, with plans to complete her PhD and become a practicing psychologist. • Cody Fox, son of Trisha Riess, is the salutatorian for the Class of 2012 at Troy High School. While attending Troy High School, Cody has led the track and cross country teams all four years. He also was on Academic Quiz Team and the swim team for three years. He is a member of National Honor Society, Student Government, Interact Club, Lumberjack Club and Latin Club. Outside of school he is active in his church having volunteered both locally and on mission trips. A lifelong Trojan, Cody plans to attend The Ohio State University and major in biomedical engineering. • Nicholas Antonides, son of Doug and Kimberly Antonides, is the recipient of the Troy High School Upper Valley Career Center Honor Student Award. The son of Doug and Kimberly Antonides, Nick is in the architecture and mechanical design program at the Career Center. He has been involved in SkillsUSA as a local Quiz Bowl winner and a State Voting Delegate. He plays on Troy’s varsity baseball team, American Legion baseball and plans to play at the college level as well. In addition, he has been playing the piano for the last 13 years and regularly volunteers at his church. In the fall he plans to major in criminal justice at Bowling Green State University. The Troy High School Class of 2012 will graduate at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Hobart Arena. The class of 2012 members include: Donavan Abbott, Michael Adams, Kristen Albritton, Adam Alexander, Devon Alexander, Alyssa Anderson, Cody Anderson, Jessica Anderson, Alysha Angel, Nicholas Antonides, Logan Archibald,



Galen Arnett, Jr., Ashley Atkins, Crystal Baker, Amanda Ball, Mark Ballard, DeVante’ Banks, Jeremy Banks, Michael Banta, Kiawnda Barbour, Derrick Bark, Saddie Barker, Nicholas Barkett, Morgan Barnhart, Kyle Beaty, Jared Besecker, Christian Blair, Amber Blakley, Brooke Blankenship, Kristopher Bodey, Sabre Bolen, Elaine Bolte, Sarah Bondurant, Zachary Bosse, Blake Boyer, Mary Brading, Taylor Breisch, Jenna Bretland, Jeffery Bristow, Jacqueline Brown, Tyler Brown, Kevin Bruggeman, Cameron Buerger. Lacey Bundy, Eric Burgasser, Taylor Bush, Tiasha Butcher, Zachary Butcher, Ronald Call, Kayla Calvillo, Adriana Cancino, Ashley Carlisle, Charles Chandler, Tucker Chaney, Hang Chen, Ayano Chiba, Taylor Chumley, Sean Clawson, Michael Clem, Brandon Cobos, Gabriel Cole, Vanessa Collett, Caylib Collins, Brandon Conley, Abigail Coon, Liana Corio, Sean Cothran, Aaron Covault, Shawn Crall, Eric Cremeans, Heather Cross, Amber Crotinger, Caitlin Culp, Taylor Culp, Jonathan Dankworth, Mackenzie Dankworth, Matthew Davis, Kyle Deal, Emily DeBella, Liana Deeter, Jordan Delehanty, Kaylee Dellinger, Dakota Delver, Kassandra DeMoss, Travis Denton, Latishia Detty, Taylor Dickey, Scott Dircksen. Kelsey Dornbusch, Sarah Duben, Ian Dunaway, Mitchell Dunlap, Nicole Dunne, Reagan Dutton, Omega Dziko, Olivia Elifritz, Talon Ely, Brittany Emrick, Joshua Enke, Aleana Evans, Samantha Evans, William Evans, Ashlyn Evers, Elizabeth Fair, Victoria Fenter, Nichole Fergerson, Britney Fitch, Kaitlyn Flory, John Foster, Marcus Foster, Cody Fox, Kane Franco, Brandi Frees, Codie Frock, Anthony Fullenkamp, Hannah Funderburg, Takaki Furuichi, Seth

HITTEPOLE Gaier, Isaac Galli, Lauren Gau, Steven Gohrband, Ashley Goldsboro, Maxwell Goodall, Sharletta Griffieth, Derek Gross, Caitlin Grote, Justin Gue, Jordan Guillozet. Ethan Hargrove, Jordan Harlow, Emily Harrah, De’onna Harrison, Kaitlynn Harrison, Bre’anna Harrison-Lee, Thomas Harvey, Adam Hasken, Storm Heckman, Brandon Heffelfinger, Kayla Heisey, Nathan Helke, Kyle Henning, Caleb Herrmann, Niccole Hicks, Antwan Hill, Taylor Hinkle, Courtney Hittepole, Michael Hoffman, Logan Holder, Brian Holland, Quinten Hoover, Amber Horton, Zachary Housley, Thomas Howard, Charles Hudgins, Drezell Hudson, Abby Huston, Brandi Hutton, Robert Hyer, Mao Iizuka, Riley Isely, Zane Jackson, Nicholas James, Stephany Jenkins, Bradley Johnson, Brandon Johnson, Jorian Johnson, Zachary Jones, Gregory Joseph, Joshua Kaster, Samuel Kaufman, Erin Kaup, Bailey Keener. Amy Kessler, Jacob Kimrey, Ravyn Kirtz, Kelley Kirtz, Connor Knox, Courtney Kolstad, Nicholas Kovar, Hope Kreider, Seth Kriesberg, McKinley Kucharski, Frank Kulevich, Hannah LaCombe, Hunter Lambert, Alaina Lamme, Bryan Lange, Chloe Lauber,Amanda Lee, Karissa Lee, Kylie Lee, Jennifer Lehmann, Kathryn Lewis, James Linville, Andrew Livingston, Daniel Longendelpher, Blake Longfellow, Nathaniel Lowry, Seth Lucas, Shyloh Lucas, Jessica Lykes, Dallas Manier, Robert Marshall, Codey Martin, Corey Martin, Zachary Martinez, William Matthews, Cody May, Katelynn McAllister, David McCall. Rheanna McCarel, Sebastian McCarel, Alyssa McCuistion, Logan McFarland, Ryan McFarland, Tanner McGee, Hope McGlaughlin, Chelsea McGraw, Michaela McIntosh, Jordan Means, Dilan Meckes,

Eric Meier, Peter Mengos, Victoria Merrell, Stephanie Metzger, Greta Milingyte, Justin Miller, Zachary Miller, Charlotte Mix, Mary Moon, Christopher Moore, Haley Moore, Joseph Moore Jr., Sarah Moran, Dimitri Morgan, Kaysee Morgan, Hunter Morris, Benjamin Morrison, Cody Myers, Kyle Neves, Mariah Nunn, Moe Ohtsuka, Madison Orban,Asha Parson, Jinesh Patel, Jada Payne, Kristen Pelaston, Shawn Penkal, London Pepiot. Michael Perkins, Jared Perry, Page Peyton, Hailey Pierce, Alex Potchik, Colleen Powers, Brandy Price, Carlene Price, Jordan Price, Jordi Price, Nikki Prine, Marie Rank, Kyle Ratcliff, Logan Rathmann, Elizabeth Reed, Ryne Rich, David Richey, Paul Ricketts, Mason Riemer, Elisabeth Robinson, Zachary Rohr, Spencer Roth, Robert Rudisill, Olivia Ruiz, Alyse Saine, Chelsey Sakal, Andrew Sanders, Brittany Sanders, Brandi Sandison, Jessica Schaeffer, Daniel Schnell, Jordy Schricker, Shelby Schultz. Erika Schwartz, Kailyn Scott,Alec Sears, Tiffany Seidel, Shutaro Sekito, Corinne Shaw, Brandon Sheling, Taylor Shepard, Nathaniel Shigley, Jared Sierra, Darrion Sigman, Renee Simpson, Laura Smith, Ryan Smith, Sara Smith, Jessica Soutar, Cory Sowers, Richard Sowers, Dillon Spade,Tyler Sparks, Zacharie Sparks, Carolann Stanley, Brittany Stapleton,Timothy Steck, Shane Stotler, John Stroud, Adam Stubbs, Kaytlin Stubbs, Rachel Stump, Robert Stump, Somer Swabb, Erin Symonds, Alexandria Taviano, Caleb Taylor, Jacob Taylor, Logan Terrell, Paige Terry, Benjamin Thompson, Blaine Thompson, Tyler Thompson, Tessa Tiderington, Craig Timms, Javier Torres, Chelsy Townsend. Katelyn Travis, Donald Trombley, Brandy Tubbs,Troy Uppal, Nicholas Usserman, Allison Utrecht, Quentin Vaughan, Darius Viney, Mackenzie Wackler, Travis Wackler, Nicholas Wagner, Chelsea Waites, Megan Walker, Cody Walling, Keelin Walsh, Kaitlyn Walters, Megan Walters, Deborah Warren, Yuki Watanabe, William Weatherhead, Felicia Webb, Derek Wegler, Rachel Welker, Christopher Wells, Caleb Wendel, Jenteal West, Gloria Westfall, Darian Wheeler, David White, Vincent Widener, Isaac Wiegman, Samantha Wilkerson, Zachary Wille, Isiah Williams, Jennifer Winert, Kaylin Winters, Katlyn Wintrow, Danielle Wright, Reid Wynkoop,Alexander Yonk, LaDona Young, Nicholas Young, Kaitlyn Youtz, Todd Zachery Jr., Adam Zimmerman, Kyle Zimmerman, Jenée Zweidinger, Evan Zwierzchowski.



Thursday, May 24, 2012


Bradford High School Class of 2012 • Cheslea Cain, 18, is the 2012 valedictorian of Bradford High School. The daughter of Christina and Steve Cain of Bradford. Her high School activities include FCCLA, NHS, Academic Team, Book Club, B-Crew, class officer, and tutoring. Her plans for the future are to attend Wright State University Majoring in computer engineering • Chesley Broughman, 18, is the salutatorian of Bradford High School Class of 2012. She is the daughter of Matt and

Jonathon Barbee, Allie Stacy Broughman of Bashore, Chelsey Bradford. Her high Broughman, Ashlee school activities include Brown, Brandon Cain, cross country, basketChelsea Cain, Dylan ball, varsity “B”, club Canan, Nick Canan, track, big brother-big sisBrandon Chapman, ter, drama club, teen inBrian Chapman, Chris sight, Muse Machine, Clark, Sharen Craband tutoring group. Her tree, Michalla Davidplans for the future are son, Tyler Delk, to attend Bowling Green Madison Dunlevy, Majoring in interior deCAIN BROUGHMAN Michael Fletcher, Brook sign. Floyd, Krista Floyd, The Bradford High School Class of 2012 will gradu- main gymnasium. Class mem- Morgan Gambill Holly Gantt, ate at 2:30 p.m. June 2, in the bers include Brittany Allison, Curt Hale, Cameron Harmon,

Haleigh Harmon Riley Hart, Angel Holt, Dalton Justice, Destinee Karnehm, Travis Knightstep, Sophie Lavey, Sarah Leone, Emily Magoto, Courtney Miller, Katelyn Miller, Jonathon Moyer, Sara Mullins, Alisha Patty, Donivan Preston, Megan Pullins, Thomas Rader, Shawnee Rismiller, Courtney, Sargent, Shay Scarberry, Deryl Shirk, Austin Sell, Payton Shuff, Courtney Stephens , Andrew Stewart, Andy Vogler, Heather Whalen, Phillip Whalen, Elizabeth Wood, and Alan Yount.

Troy-Christian High School Class of 2012 • Zachary Curtis, 19, is the 2012 valedictorian for Troy Christian High School. He resides in Bradford with his parents Rodney and Amy Curtis. This year Zach has held the leadership role of Student Council President, in addition to being involved in the following school, church, and community activities during his high school career: football, spring musical, National Honor Society, church worship team leader, male vocalist in the school praise band, Bible study leader, youth group leadership team, and mission trips to NYC, Bahamas, and Peru. In the fall, Zach will be attending Cedarville University, where he has been awarded the Cedarville Scholar Award Competitive Scholarship. He will be majoring in pre-med biology with a long term goal of entering the field of dentistry. • Lauren Haines, 17, is the 2012 saluta-

torian at Troy Christian. She is a resident of Troy, with her parents, Anne and Steve H a i n e s . Throughout her high school career Lauren has been involved in the following school, church, and community CURTIS activities: volleyball, National Honor Society, youth group, intern at foster care agency, Reading Buddies, Young Women of Distinction, and mission trips to Joplin, Mo., Bahamas, Nicaragua, and Jamaica. Next fall, Lauren


will be attending Cedarville University where she will major in pharmacy. Troy Christian School will conduct graduation exercises at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, in the high school gymnasium. The Class of

2012 includes: Matthew Bechtel, Leslie Becker, Zachary Bonham, Rebecca Brewer, Alyssa Campbell, Matthew Chenoweth, Maxwell Conover,Alexander Cota, Cody Cummings,

Levi Current, Zachary Curtis, Brandon Dahl, Nicholas Davidson, Brittany Debreceni, Braden Dellinger, Joseph Demmitt, David Diltz, Grant English, Courtney Frantom, Lynsey Gleim, Jacob Grant, Lauren Haines, Tianna Hanford, Jeri Hensley, Christine Hinkle, Shana Honeyman, Matthew Jackson, Robert Jackson, Peter Jenkins, Jill Kiefer, Kyle Klingler, Aubrey Koukol, Sharayah Lane, Patricia Latimer, Melanie Lillich, Marvin Major, Alyson Manns, Seth Manuel, Kaylene Martin, Daniel McGillivary, Carlos Mendez, William Newland, Bekah Osborne, Alissa Peppo, Joshua Perry, Emma Potter, Evelyn Ritzi, Sarah Schulte, Michael Seagraves, Andrew Simonalle, Nickolas Speck, Caleb Tanner, Jacob Vanburen, Levi Williams, Ryan Wittlinger, Anna Wolford, and Julie Young.

Covington High School Class of 2012 • The Covington High School Class of 2012 Valedictorian is Caitlyn Louise Crawford, 18, daughter of Covington residents Scott and Christine Crawford. Caitlyn will be attending the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with a major in pharmacy.Caitlyn’s activities at Covington High School include National Honor Society, class officer (secretary 9, treasurer 11, 12), Key Club (vice-president 11, president 12), Spanish Club, SADD Club (president 12), concert band, pep band, and marching band (conductor 11), PLUS Overnighter staff, vol-

leyball, and basketball. • The Covington High School Class of 2012 Salutatorian is Hannah Rae Pond, 17, daughter of Matt and Jennifer Pond of Covington. Hannah will be attending Wright State University with a major in K-3 Education. Hannah’s activities include National Honor Society (treasurer 11, president 12), Key Club (secretary 12),Student Council (president 12), class officer (president 11, 12), Art Club, Spanish Club, yearbook editor, Buccanews editor, volleyball,basketball,andsoftball.


Covington’s commencement ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. May 27, at Hobart Arena in Troy. Members of Class of 2012 include:


Nicole Lynn Apple, Austin Levi Baker, Noah Brandon Bays,SpencePaigeBeckstedt, Steven Robert Blei, Macy Marie Boehringer, Tyler Christopher Branson, Seth

Thomas Gibson Brown, Christian Gregory Carder, Samuel Marcus Christian, Darren Christopher Clark, Caitlyn Louise Crawford, Michael Wayne Deaton,Acacia Nichole Deeter, Jacob Ryan Dill, Brittany Renee Diltz, Samuel Nicholas R Earick. Matthew Wayne Elliott, Jeremy Lee Gibboney, Sasha Danielle Grilliot, Shaina Nichole Grilliot, Brandon Tyler Hedrick, Zachary David Henslee, Matthew Daniel Hicks, Shelby Lynn Kihm, Whitney Jayde Layman, Jordon Kenneth McIntosh, Wesley Dean Miller,

Cody James Minnich, Timothy Robert Minnich, Haleigh Breanne Murphy, Nicholas Andrew Myers. Ashley Ann Pergram, Cedar GrayHawk Perkins, Bobbie Leroy Pleasant, Zachary Sean Plessinger, Hannah Rae Pond, Brandon Michael Powell, Haley Louise Reames, Wesley James Root, Joseph Levi Sherman, Julianna Ashlee Simon, Haley Marie Smith, Samantha Sue Snyder, Devin James VanHise, Othel Cole Wagner, Isaiah Miracle Winston,Tiffany Nicole York, Rebecca Ann Rene Young.

Upper Valley Career Center 2012 graduates • The 2012 Upper Valley Career Center Top Scholar is Monica Kislig, 17, a culinary arts student from Sidney High School. She is the daughter of Edgar and Kimberly Kislig of Sidney. Each year the Upper Valley Career Center honors the student with the highest four-year grade point average, calculated at the end of the seventh semester of the senior year and on a non-weighted 4.0 scale. Monica takes top honors with a 4.00 grade point average. Through Sidney High School, Monica participated in a variety of activities including tennis team (4 year), swimming team, musical, National Honor Society, Foreign Language Club, and Art Club.At the Upper Valley Career Center Monica was a member of the Academic Team and FCCLA. She also is active in the Youth Group at First Church of God, Sidney; and is a three-year volunteer with Christian Legal Services of Shelby County. Monica has traveled extensively including a 6-week trip throughout Asia this past winter. Monica has been accepted at Ohio Northern University where she will major in history while pursuing minors in English, theater and applied mathematics. Her strategy is to seek employment using the culinary arts skills and ServeSafe certification earned through Upper Valley Career Center to supplement her college scholarships. She plans a career in education and/or politics. The Upper Valley Career Center Convocation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Hobart Arena, Troy. The class of 2012 is the school’s first group of graduates since changing the name from Upper Valley JVS to Upper Valley Career Center last summer. The Career Center students come through open enrollment and fourteen local associate high schools including Anna, Botkins, Bradford, Covington, Fairlawn, Ft. Loramie, Houston, Jackson Center, Lehman, Newton, Piqua, Russia, Sidney, and Troy. Members of the Upper Valley Career Center Class of 2012 include: Jesse J. Alexander, Austin Baker, Dillon Boyer, Zachary Carlock,Tyler Hoaglin, Dalton Justice, Victoria Long, Coty Niswonger, Joseph Rayburn, Briana Schaffner, Derek Schwable, Casey Taylor, Nicholas Antonides, Andrew Gaier, Alex Hale, Codey Martin,

Jacob Taylor, Aaron Mendez, Austin Butt, Riley Hall, Galen Arnett,Terry Barga, Brock Becker, Anthony Bergman, Jacob Clifton, Nicole Dunne, Brandon Ike, John Maples, William Powers, Matthew Rohrer, John Rue, Cameron Shonk, William Staudt, Mitchell Stucke, Cody Turner, Travis Wismar, Kyle Adkins, Charles Auxier, Dillion O’Reilly. Keeshawn Satterwhite, Dillon Spade, Ryan Smith, Zeek Alexander, Jacob Bowman, Tyler Brown, Mason Francis, Joshua Nichols, Tiffany Seidel, Travis Wackler, Zachary Woodall, Amanda Ball, Amber Blackburn, Sharletta Griffieth, Megan Wagner, Taylor Wallace, Brian Chapman, John Stroud, Phillip Whalen,Tyler Branson, Benjamin Brown, Logan Brown, Timmy Burch, Derrick Caruso, Brandon Chapman, Andrew Cook, Michael Fletcher, Teran Kesler, Jonathan Moyer, James Stoner, Gabriel Cole, Henderson Kaitlyn, DeVante’ Banks. Sharen Crabtree, Gary Curtis, Derek Gross, Candace Hardy, Kelsey Herron, Monica Kislig, Kelsey Kleinkopf, Seth Minnich, Ashley Pergram, Lydia Riancho, Josiah St Myers, Sabrina Stammen, Darius Viney, Caleb Wendel, Cody Myers, Kristopher Bodey, Gage Coffman, Steven Gohrband, Dustin S Poole, John Small, Dalton Cook, James Linville, Alex Accuntius, Michael Beam, Jacob Dill, Kevin Geise, Bradley Goldschmidt, Paul Meyer, Shaylee Scarberry, Austin Strunk, Robert Vanderpool, Allan Wheaton. Derrick Williams, Ashtin Frantz, Kaylee Adkins,Alysha Angel, Sabre Bolen, Caitlyn Denise, Olivia Elifritz, Tiffany Hale, Kiera Haynes, Victoria Hicks, Morgan Kendall, Megan Nice, Asha Parson, Kaytlin Stubbs, MacKenzie Wackler, Samantha Ary, Saddie Barker, Leah Grewe, Kayla Hole, Brittany Huston, Hope Kreider, Megan Latimer, Cori Lenhart, Alyssa Little, Emily Magoto, Brittney Murphy, Courtney Sargent, Shelly Snyder, Felicity Tillman,Tara Trump, Kaitlyn Walters, Brandi Frees, Robert Marshall, Roxanne Yates. Kendra Arnett, Johnathan Barhorst, Nicholas Canan, Shawn Crall, Kaitlyn Francis, Brandon Johnson, Sarrah Leone, Donald Vanskiver, Christopher Wells, Heather Whalen,Adam Alexander,Alexandria Taviano, Crystal Baker,Ashley Brooks,

ley, Ashley Jacobs, Heidi Crysta Clegg, Kayla Heisey, Knight, Adrianna Lambert, Ariel Hughes, Katie Hurley, Ciara Lambert, Victoria Kayla Philabaum, Kaitlin Leonard, David Loraine, Powell, Brittany Sanders, Paris Martin, Ida Mills, Elizabeth Smith, Travis AdDanielle Moses, Brianna kins, Kristeenu Clack, Travis Overbey, Carlene Price,Alyse Denton, Patrick Donnelly, Saine, Dariel Smith, Haley Zachary Housley, Zane JackSmith, Katelyn Travis, Leah son, Gregory Joseph, Joshua Vangorden, Chelsea Von AsKaster, Dustin Murray, John chen, Keelin Walsh, Matthew Powell, Dustin Shackelford, Carter, Brett Langenkamp. Caleb Taylor, Nicole Apple, Seth Osborne, Daniel PerAmanda Baber, Brandon reira, Timothy Steck, Jacob Cain, Amy Clark, Mitchell KISLIG Batton, Zara Boyer, Veronica Dunlap. Matthew Elliott, Chris Frazier, Zachery Eilerman, Sophia Lavey, Hayley Monroe, Heater, Wesley Miller, Cody Minnich, Haley Moore, Phillip Ruppert-Mcguire, Nicholas Myers, Kristen Pelaston, Jessica Timri Sadler, Alec Sears, Cassidy Smith, Schafer, Joshua Schaub, Suzanne Simon, Mary E. Stickel, Somer Swabb, Nathan Ryan Alexander, Noah Bays, Robert Tufts, Nicholas Wagner, Brianna Wilson, Blankenship, Cory Brandewie, Brandon Imari Witten,Thomas Howard, Cody Davis, Conley, Jacob Iddings, Robert Lee, Andrew Michael Deaton, James Grody, Curtis Hale, Luthman, Jordan Mcintosh, Vincent Zachary Henslee, Hunter Lambert, Corey Widener, Derek Aikin, Jonathan Asbury, Martin, Zachery Plessinger, Benjamin PowNoah Clark, Ryan Curl, Kyle Gray, Riley ers, Thomas Rader, Kyle Ratcliff, Mitchell Hart, Curtis Hughes, Bethany Pellman, Siegel, Adam Stubbs. Brandon Sheling, Deryl Shirk, Andrew Vogler. Victoria Bianchi, Harley Creager, Jason Davis, Jessica Doak, Paxton Edwards, Alexandra Nicodemus, Jessica Rayl, Sheyene Saunders, Steven Shellabarger, Sarah Duben, Christopher Clark, Brooke Evans, Brittany Frost, Bre’Anna HarrisonLee, Bailey Keener, Sara Mullins, Brandi Sandison, Taylor Stewart, Chelsy Townsend, Brandy Tubbs, Alex Wood, Ashley Carlisle, Alyssa Anderson, Kiawnda Barbour, Morgan Barnhart, Mallorie Bell, Amanda Bergman, Taylor Bolin, Harmony Brown, Vanessa Collett. Kelly Coverstone, Jordan Cruea, Crystal Davis, Liana Deeter, Joshua Dulaney, Brittany Emrick, Holly Gantt, Taylor Good, Ashlynn HensLOVE, Mom, Shay, Shelby, Ryan and Sylas





Thursday, May 24, 2012



Tipp City High School Class of 2012



• Valedictorian Bethany Feitshans is the daughter of Greg and Lisa Feitshans. She is president of Student Senate, a member of the Octagon Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and National Honor Society. She also was junior class president and vice president of Octagon her junior year. Bethany earned the Masonic Lodge Excellence in Youth award, Rotary Youth Leadership award and the Honda Math Medal award. She played basketball for four years and was varsity team captain. Bethany ran Cross Country two years and won the CBC Sportsmanship award. Bethany’s community service includes church youth group volunteer activities, mission trips to inner city Dayton, a mission trip to Jamaica, and basketball team service projects including visits to Children’s Medical Center, orphanages and nursing homes. Bethany works at Health Park Dentistry and will be attending Butler University and majoring in Pharmacy. • Valedictorian Audrey Butler is the daughter of Alan and Alicia Butler. She is president of ASTRA Club and a member of the Octagon Club. Audrey is a Top Scholar, a member of National Honor Society, Octagon Club, Astra Club presi-


dent, and captain of the football and basketball cheerleading squad. Audrey’s community service includes 4-H camp counselor, Indian Hills 4-H Clean-Up Project and Alternate Spring break service project. Audrey was UCA AllAmerican Cheerleader and the Rae Burick Women in Sports Award Honoree. She is currently employed as a 4th and 5th grade math tutor at L.T. Ball Intermediate School. Audrey will be attending Xavier University and majoring in occupational therapy. • Valedictorian Megan Wray is the daughter of Chuck and Debbie Wray. She is the student senate vice president, was the class vice president her junior year, and class secretary her sophomore year, a member of Octagon, choir, drama, Varsity T, Muse Machine, and a member of the Spring Musical. Megan is a member of National Honor Society, a recipient of the Franklin B. Walter All Scholastic Award, an AP Scholar,Top Scholar, Saint Louis University Presidential Scholarship Finalist, Ohio Elks Association Most Valuable Student Scholarship, District 9 Volleyball Coaches’ Association Senior All Star,Volleyball All Conference Honorable Mention, and Central Buckeye Conference


Scholar Athlete. Megan played volleyball and was Varsity Captain this year and Junior Varsity Captain in 2010. She also was varsity pole vaulter. Megan’s community service includes Dayton Urban Plunge Mission Trip, San Francisco Mission Trip, New Orleans Mission Trip, Dayton In-Town Service Projects, Ginghamsburg Church Change the World Day Service Project, Volleyball Youth Camp Assistant, Stagecrafters Summer Theatre Counselor, Safety City for Kindergartners, Middle School Identity Retreat Assistant, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Student Leader and she will be traveling to Haiti this summer on a mission trip. Megan will be attending The Ohio State University and will be majoring in Finance. • Valedictorian Nicholas DeNuzzo is the son of Richard and Patricia DeNuzzo. He is a fouryear member of Student Senate, four-year member of Octagon, treasurer for two years and president two years, a four-year member of Model UN, National Honor Society, founder and president of Tipp City Alternative Spring Break and founder and president of the Tipp City World’s Affairs Club. Nick also was a delegate to

Buckeye Boy’s State and served as Speaker of the House, counselor in 2012, and nominated to apply to the U.S.Youth Senate Program. In addition he is a National Merit Commended Scholar and senior class president. Nick played soccer for four years and tennis two years. He was a member of the zoo crew — he was the Panda. Nick’s community service includes Clubhouse Tutoring Service at Ginghamsburg Church. He will be attending Cornell University and majoring in applied economics and managements with a minor in Spanish. • Salutatorian Ellen Freeh is the daughter of Steve and Kelly Freeh. She is a member of the Octagon Club, Astra, World’s Affairs, National Honor Society and Top Scholar. Ellen participated in the science fair for two years and ran cross country for four years and was captain. Ellen’s community service includes feeding the homeless at Target Dayton Ministries and tutoring. Ellen works at Springmeade Nursing Home and will be attending Ohio Northern University and will be majoring in Biology/Pre-med. • Salutatorian Greg Lehmkuhl is the son of Jacqui and Steven Lehmkuhl. He is a member of the

Lehman High School Class of 2012 • The Lehman High School Class of 2012 Valedictorian is Daniel Sehlhorst, son of Dan and Marcie Sehlhorst of Troy. Dan plans to attend the University of Notre Dame. At Lehman, he was involved in tennis, soccer, National Honor Society, Fair, Science Science Olympiad, Mock Trial, Academia, Substance Abuse Advisory Council, Pro-Lifeguards, Relay for Life, Stock Club, Ohio Energy Project, and Interact. He served as Student Council Vice President, a Lehman Ambassador, Kairos Leader, co-captain of both the tennis

and soccer teams, and a Eucharistic Minister and lector for school Masses. The salutatorian for the Lehman Class of 2012 is Nicole Larger, daughter of Mark and Maria Larger of Sidney. Nicole plans to attend The Ohio State University and major in biomedical sciences.At Lehman, Larger was involved in tennis, cheerleading, National Honor Society, Science Fair, LARGER Science Olympiad, TEAMS Engineering,Academia, ProLifeguards, Relay for Life, Lehman Ambassador, and Stock Club, and Interact. president of Relay for Life. Lehman High School She has served as a sacristan for school Masses, graduation will be held at 2



SEHLORST p.m. Sunday, May 27, in the Schlater Family Gymnasium on the Lehman campus. Admission is by ticket

Salutatorian. Kyle is the president of National Honor Society, senior class treasurer and participated in band, choir, S.A.D.D. Envirothon, Youth Group and Bethel in the Morning (BAM). Kyle also participated in soccer, basketball, track and cross country. He started every varsity soccer game during his four years at Bethel. The Bethel Team was Conference Champion all four years and 27-0 in conference play. He was a state qualifier in track, an NSCAA AllAmerican Scholar Athlete in soccer, all-state soccer for two years, Cross County Conference 1st Team for three years, Cross County Conference Player of the Year for soccer, Penn Station Ath-

lete of the Month for December and Penn Station Athlete of the Year. Bethel High School’s graduation is 7:30 p.m. HAMLIN Saturday, May 26, in the high school gymnasium. The Class of 2012 includes:Victoria Barker, Aaron Blake, Nicholas Bochenek, Jessie Boicourt, Maryssa Bradfield, Krista Burchett, Alicia Campbell, Terry Carnes, Liana Carsner, Haley Cerbus, Tyler Chisman, Katelyn Cripps, Kaitlyn Daugh-

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only. Members of the Lehman Class of 2012 include Alex Matthew Baker, Meghan Lynn Bennett, Emily Lucille Bensman, Tyler Jared Bergman, Nicholas Graham Boshonek, MacKenzie Paige Brown, Kaitlyn Marie Catanzarite, Abagail Elizabeth Ciriegio, Laura Marie Cisco, Michael Thomas Comer, Sarah Eugenia Davidson, Natalie Ruth Davis, Daniel Robert Deafenbaugh, William George Duritsch, Meghan Ann Earhart, David Thomas Freytag, Alexis Paige Froning, Carley Rae Harrod, Paxton Nicole Hatcher, Daniel Joseph Hemm, Dana Anne Jenkins, Kerrie Beth Josefovsky, Victoria Ann King.

Bethel High School Class of 2012 • The Bethel Class of 2012 Valedictorian is Briana Elizabeth Marlatt, 18, daughter of Brian and Elizabeth Marlatt of Bethel Township. She is a member of National Honor Society and participates in 4-H, cheerleading, Youth Group, Academic Team, band, bowling, and S.A.D.D. Briana was awarded the Honda OSU Partnership Math Medal Award and the Dean’s Scholarship at the College of Wooster, where she will major in molecular biology. Briana looks forward to a career in medical research. • Kyle Matthew Hamlin, 18, son of Robert and Barbara Hamlin of Bethel Township, is the Bethel High School Class of 2012

marching band, Symphonic Winds, Pep Band, was field commander of the Tippecanoe Marching Band and president of National Honor Society. Greg earned the National Academic All American Award for Gymnastics, National Merit Scholarship recognition, National AP Scholar Award, Most Outstanding Musician Freshman, Sophomore and Junior year, First chair District Honor Band as a saxophone player, and Medalist Scholarship recipient from the Ohio State University. Greg’s community service includes Young Neighbors in Action Mission Trips to San Francisco, Boston and Chicago; St. John the Baptist Junior/Senior Faith Sharing group; Vacation Bible School Crew leader for seven years; Spring into Service; St. Vincent DePaul’s Woman’s Homeless Shelter and assisted at the Special Olympics Basketball Challenge. Greg works as a gymnastics instructor for Gem City Gymnastics, is a building supervisor for Tipp Monroe Community Services and a math tutor for the Tipp City School District. Greg will be attending The Ohio State University and will be majoring in electrical and computer engineering.


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Solomon King-White, Colleen Marie Kinninger, Nicole Elizabeth Larger, Sean Andrew Looney, Logan Jeffrey Monnin, Nhu-y Ngoc Nguyen, Emily Rose Pax, Kane Gillespie Pickrel, Kandis Mikelle Sargeant, Morgan Lou Schmitmeyer, Margaret Amelia Schultz, Daniel Nathan Sehlhorst, Masie Kristine Sherman, Alexander Lewis Smith, Lindsey Marie Spearman, Haleigh Gabrielle Spicer, Benjamin Hersheal Thieman, Matthew Josef Ulrich, Alyson Michele Vanderhorst, Joseph Andrew Vondenhuevel, Amy Jacqueline Watercutter, Benjamin Marcus Weber, Katie Elizabeth Williams, and Maria Anne Yannucci.

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Milton-Union High School Class of 2012 Milton-Union has seven valedictorians, no salutatorian. • Linley Alway, daughter of Walter and Laura Alway, has grown up in West Milton and is 18 years old. Throughout high school she has enjoyed working with horses, volunteering at Dayton Children’s Medical Center, running a marathon and taking classes at Edison Community College. Her favorite title is “counselor” as she has spent much time working at Camp Allyn, serving individuals with disabilities. Linley is planning to attend the University of Akron in the fall studying child life. • Meaghan Baker, 18, is the daughter of Russel and Marla Baker of West Milton. Throughout high school she has been involved in many clubs including Interact, Bulldog Pride, Student Council, Varsity M, Habitat for Humanity, and is a yearbook editor. For two years she has also been a freshmen focus mentor. During her junior year, Meaghan earned her varsity letter in softball. For four years she has been a JTIcounselor, and was involved in Young Spirits for four years. Meaghan has been a very active member in her church youth group, and for ten years has been a member of 4-H. In the fall she plans to attend Xavier University to major in occupational therapy. • Andrea Fetters, 18, is the daughter of Doug and Frances Fetters of West Milton. Since she was a freshman, Andrea has started on both the varsity tennis and varsity softball teams. As a sophomore, she was inducted into the National Honor Society and now serves as the president. Andrea has been her class president for the last two years, is a yearbook editor, and a freshmen focus mentor. She represented Milton-Union at the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership




Conference in 2010 and Buck- activities include tutoring uneye Girls’ State in 2011. Andrea derclassman, freshman focus belongs to the Church of the mentor, and participating in Transfiguration’s Youth Group the Spanish Club. Outside of and has participated in several school Josh has held part-time community service projects. In jobs, and in his free time, enthe fall, she will attend The joys playing basketball and Ohio State University’s College spending time with family and of Engineering to obtain a de- friends. Josh plans to attend gree in biomedical engineering. The Ohio State University in • Cassandra Schieltz, 17, is the fall to major in mechanical the daughter of Ralph and Mary engineering. Kay Schieltz, of West Milton. The Milton-Union Class of She has been involved in many 2012 will conduct graduation school and extracurricular activities, including varsity cross country and track, show choir, student council, Interact Club, Tri-M Music Honor Society, National Honors Society, and the freshman focus program. Her volunteer and church activities include Brukner VINCENT Nature Wildlife SCHIELTZ Rehab Center, “Intown” soup kitchen, Kid’s Safety exercises at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Camp Week, Operation Christ- May 25, in the Milton-Union mas Child, and a mission trip to High School Memorial StaNew York. After obtaining a dium. Class members include: dual degree in journalism and Stephanie Abrams, Alexis biology with a concentration in Adams, Ashley Allen, Linley molecular and microbiology Alway, Matthew Andersen, from the University of Michi- Jason Antonides, Abigail Augan, Cassandra plans to obtain gust, Ashlee Baker, Meaghan a position as a researcher and Baker, Sherry Balser, Caleb Barnes, Emily Benkert, writer. • Josh Stefanko, 18, is the Alexandra Berberich, Ashleigh son of Tom and Tonya Stefanko Bishop, Forrest Black, Jessica of West Milton. Josh’s school Booher, Samantha Boyd, Kevin

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WINTERBOTHAM DeMoss, Elizabeth DePalma, Emily DePalma, Taylor Dieperink, Kristin Dohner, Dylan Dozier, Travis Drake, Matthew Eshelman, Trey Eustache, Andrea Fetters, Jacob Finfrock, Jessica Finfrock, Kelsey Flory, Michelle Flory, Chloe Foust. Michael Fraley, Kelsey Garrison, Samuel Ginsburg, Andrew Goudy, Rebecca Grice, Rikki Harmon, Heath Harstine, Sydney Helsinger, Scott

Herron, Taylor Heys, Layne Hildebrand, Emily Hill, Cody Hollon, Matthew Howard, Jakob Huffman, Tyler Hunt, Logan Jackson, Nathaniel Johannes, Alexander Johnson, Andrew Johnson, Austin Johnson, Dylan Johnson, Jeromy Johnson, Kaleb Jones, Katherine Jones, Tyler Kennedy, Cory Kindell, Ashley Kissinger, Cory Klosterman, Cierra Knight, Whitney Lane. Autumn Laws, Taylor Layman, Callie Lehner, Stephanie Lindsey, Michaela Litton, Molly Lorton, Brent Lucas, Derrick Lucous, Taylor Lugar, Wyatt Lutz, Courtney Lynch, Derrek Maggart, Tyler Maiden, Gage Martin, Logan Martin, Tina McGlinch, Christopher McGrath, Jade Melvin, Tyler Mendoza, Christopher Miller, Asia Mingle , Clayton Minton, Stephen Nelson, Cainan Osswald, Trey Overla, Helen Owens, Charles Parmenter. Douglas Pietrzak, Jordan Poland, Douglas Preston, Jarred Prichard, Joshua Priser, Ryan Ratliff, Brittany Redford, Chelsea Rhoads, Dominique Rice, Brandon Ridenour, Angel Robinson, Vincent Robinson, Tracy Rodgers, Talyn Roth, Jessica Sanderson, Cassandra Schieltz, Joseph Schmidt, Stephanie Scott, Riley Shipe, Beau Smedley, Kain Smiley, Kaitlyn Smith. Emily Sowers, Joshua Stefanko, Caleb Stemley, Corey Stemley, Kenneth Stonerock, Jared Swafford, Meghan Swartz, Emma Swigart, Shauna Thacker, Anne Tormey, Devon Vallieu, Danielle Vincent, Katelyn Vincent, Alan Walker, Matthew Ward, Brett Weaver, Summer West, Cassandra Wheeler, Joshua Wheeler, Randie White, Allyson Whitmer, Patrick Wholihan, Marshall Winterbotham, Erica Yahle, Corey Young, Alexander Yount.

Newton High School Class of 2012 • Valedictorian Mary Larson, 18, is the daughter of Greg and Laree Larson of Laura. She participated in soccer, track, choir, Spanish Club, Science Club, National Honor Society, In Town, and Ginghamsburg Cell Group. Mary’s future plans include attending Wright State University to major in engineering physics. She plans to pursue a career in the developmental engineering fields. • Valedictorian Trinity Lavy, 19, is the daughter of Lonnie and Tiffany Lavy of Pleasant Hill. She participated in cheerleading, volleyball, Spanish Club, National Honor Society, 4H, Calvary Bible Church, Character Matters, and Student Aid. Trinity will attend Kettering

College of Medical Arts or Ohio Northern University to major in nursing. • Salutatorian Andee Welbaum, 18, is the daughter of David Welbaum of Pleasant Hill and Stacey Whitacre of Troy. She participated in soccer, softball, basketball, Leo Club, National Honor Society, FFA, Student Council, Spanish Club, band, choir, “N” Crowd, and Character Matters. Her future plans include attending Capital University to major in pre-dentistry, minor in Spanish, then to attend dental school to become an orthodontist. Newton High School conducted graduation exercises at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in the

gymnasium. The Class of 2012 includes: Haley Ann Ashton, Jeremy Eugene Blair, Jayna Marie Buckingham, Zachary Aaron Coate, Caleb Luke Cornett, Aryn Marie Doseck, Jenieva Anne Drodge, Josiah Lee Duncan, Justin Garrett LARSON LAVY Fessler, JoEllen Leigh Fisher, Jordan Ann Lavy, Victoria Lynn Lee Hodges, Emerson Mark Leonard, Allison Mary Jane Hussong, Teran A. Kesler, Fawn Linet, Alicia Renee Macy, Ethan Cinda King, Morgan Sue King, Mark McGuire, Audrey Jane Heidi M. Knight, Katherine Mundy, Logan Edward Myers, Raven Krofft, Ciara Christine Dylan Thomas Naff, Burke Lambert. Cameron Peters, Cheyenne Mary Laree Larson, Trinity Nicole Quillen, Jordan Ryan

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Miami East High School Class of 2012 cony. He is a member of the National Honor Society, captain of the Academic Team, senior class secretary, captain of Pride-in-M.E. and is involved in the Muse Machine. After high school he will be attending Bowling Green State University and majoring in pre-med. Miami East High School graduation will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, at Hobart Arena in Troy. The Miami East Class of 2012 graduates are: Jenilee Accurso, Amy Barlage, Amanda Bartel, Jessica Bates, Matthew

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Tipp City • CONTINUED FROM A12 Butler, Tyler Callahan, The Tippecanoe commencement will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, in the Pat Wampler Gymnasium. Members of the Tippecanoe Class of 2012 are: Jessica Adams, Matthew Alexander, Britton Altic, Shelby Anderson, Cecilia Alvarez, Jordan Amspaugh, Ashley Badertscher, Dustin Bailen, Alex Baker, Nathaniel Banks, Kimberly Banwart, Anna Barhorst, Brooke Barlage, Nathan Barnard, Morgan Beagle, Joshua Bechtol, Terra Belair, Brooke BenVenuto, Jessica Biller, Aaron Black, Kristen Blakey, Jacob Boggs, Evan Bourelle, Lucas Bradley, Chelsea Brown, Kyle Buehrer, Abigail Bullard, Audrey

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