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Morris Area High School Friday, May 30, 2014 “Don’t define your world in black and white because there is so much hiding amongst the greys.”

Special Supplement to the May 24, 2014 Morris Sun Tribune

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MORRIS SUN TRIBUNE - GRADUATION EDITION

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

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Brianna Lizette Abril *Kjersa Kathleen Anderson Matthew Thomas Arnold Matthew LeRoy Athey Gage John Backman Natalia Alekseyevna Batchenkova *Rani Margaret Bezanson Nickolas Lynell Braaten Kendra Ann Buro Cody Nicholas Davis *Vaughn Steven Dieter Grace Amy Dressler Mark Dean Dunn *Chelsey Jo Ehleringer Jesse Phillip Eklund Sydney Rae Engebretson Lily Joy Erdal Keyshla Nicole Gonzalez Peter Nils Ericksen Aaron Christopher Goulet Anthony Jason Espinoza Harrison Robert Gravning Angela Lynn Fehr Carly Jo Gullickson Risa Bree Fehr *Anna LaRae Hadler Augusta Jane Finzel *Yasha Max Hoffman *Tori Ann Fuhrman Tiffany Jean Holl Adrienne Lea Gardner *Elizabeth Marie Holland Andrew Jonathan Gausman Justine Marie Huebner Haley Ann Geleneau Terianne Leigh Itzen *Megan Kay Gillespie Michaela Anne Jarvis

TS A R G N O C HS A M R U TO O GRADS!

Bryce Robert Jergenson *Shaylynn Rae Johnson April Rose Jyrkas Clare Sue Lesmeister Kayla Janet Lesmeister Paige Marie Loew Amber Rose Logan Adrianela Castillo Mendez Karle Michael Meyer Chase Michael Mohrman Brenna Rae Monroe

Emily Dawn Moser Hunter Christine Mundal Aaron Allan Nelson Abigail Mary Olson Gerardo Palomera Mardrigal Derek Robert Parson Jason David Rinkenberger Devin Randell Robertson Emily Josie Ruether Paige Laurel Schieler Myles Gordon Smith Fredric John Spohr Ethan Douglas Stahman Corey Allan Storck William Thomas Strand Youa Thao Jordan Clare Thooft Daniel Leslie Tracy Abigail Marie Travis Timothy Jon Uphoff Melanie Ruth Van Horn Tayvin Lim Viratyosin *Kaitlin Christine Vogel Brady Leonard Wulf *National Honor Society

Class of 2014 Class Motto “Don’t define your world in black and white because there is so much hiding amongst the greys.” Class Flower: Gerbera Daisy

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Class Colors: Turquoise, Coral, Silver and Black

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Elementary Gymnasium 2014 Honor Students

Prelude ......................................................Director Wanda Dagen, MAHS Bands Pomp and Circumstance ............................................................by Edward Elger Director Wanda Dagen, MAHS Bands Welcome .....................................................................................Megan Gillespie Class of 2014 Class President Introduction of Honored Guests.....................................................Scott Monson Morris Area Schools Superintendent Class of 2014 Slide Show ..............Brianna Abril, Kjersa Anderson and Kaitlin Vogel Class of 2014 Finale Breaking Free..............................................................arr. Roger Emerson Director John Kleinwolterink, A Cappella Choir Student Address...............................................................................Jesse Eklund Class of 2014 Salutatorian Silverado ....................................................................................Broughton/Bass Director Wanda Dagen, MAHS Wind Ensemble Student Address........................................................................Tayvin Viratyosin Class of 2014 Valedictorian Formal Recognition and Presentation of Class ..................................Scott Monson Morris Area Schools Superintendent Presentation of Diplomas................................Kurt Gartland and Mary Donohue Chairman of the Board and MAHS Principal Recessional ................................................ Director Wanda Dagen, MAHS Band

Kjersa Anderson Gage Backman Natalia Batchenkova Chelsey Ehleringer* Jesse Eklund* Lily Erdal Augusta Finzel

Tori Fuhrman Megan Gillespie* Anna Hadler* Yasha Hoffman Elizabeth Holland* Bryce Jergenson Shaylynn Johnson

Abigail Olson* Youa Thao Timothy Uphoff Tayvin Viratyosin* Kaitlin Vogel Brady Wulf * Top 10%

Class of 2014 Officers President — Megan Gillespie Vice President — William Strand Secretary — Chase Mohrman Treasurer — Elizabeth Holland

Honored Faculty & Staff Tassel Turner – Peg Rinkenberger Morris Area Teacher of the Year – Heather Schneider Morris Area Support Staff of the Year Deann Recker and Nancy Zimmerman Retiring Food Service Staff – Jan Kieffer Retiring Elementary Teacher – Gretchen Gillis Retiring Band/EMT Teacher – Jim Gillis Retiring Elementary Teacher – Deb Felstul Retiring Elementary Teacher – Jerry Witt Retiring Mathematics Teacher – Lyle Rambow Morris Area School Board Robin Anderson, Brent Fuhrman, Kurt Gartland, Christy Hubbard, Lisa Kurtz, Lory Lemke, Dick Metzger, Norman Nissen, Jamie Solvie, Doug Stahman, Robyn VanEps, Stan Wulf, Brad Zimmel

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

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Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Brianna Abril

Kjersa Anderson

Matthew Arnold

Matthew Athey

Future Plans

Future Plans

Future Plans

Future Plans

University of North Dakota Music Business Management

St. Olaf Public Relations & Management

COMMON CUP COFFEEHOUSE

24 East 7th Street, Morris • (320) 589-4008 Clinics in Hoffman, Elbow Lake, Ashby & Evansville

501 Atlantic Ave., Morris

(320) 589-1200

South Dakota State University Agriculture

WEST CENTRAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS, INC. 14 Green River Road, Morris

320-589-2039

Minnesota State University, Moorhead - AAS Diesel Technology Your Full Service Plumbing & Heating Company

MOHR Plumbing & Heating of Morris

320.589.1006 Owned and operated by Phil Harpstead

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Gage Backman

Natalia Batchenkova

Rani Bezanson

Nickolas Braaten

Future Plans

Future Plans

Southwest Minnesota State University Undecided

DENCO II, LLC 227 S. County Road 22, Morris (320) 589-2931

University of Minnesota, Morris Biochemistry

Future Plans

Future Plans

Minnesota State University, Mankato Special Education

Ridgewater College, Willmar Ag Business

Hwy. 28 East, Morris • 589-3876

WESTMOR & HANCOCK CONCRETE

21679 320th Ave., Starbuck (320) 239-2677 Morris Area High School Class of 2014

REB CONSTRUCTION 21411 Lake Ave. Morris (320) 589-1900 320-808-3404

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Kendra Buro

Cody Davis

Vaughn Dieter

Future Plans

Future Plans

Concordia College Theater Arts

Work Force

Congratulations from REB Construction

North Dakota State University Civil Engineer Congratulations from Morris Sun Tribune

Tech Plus

Valu Ford & Chrysler 210 South Hwy 9, Morris (320) 589-1010 www.valuford.com

Future Plans

Hwy. 28 East, Morris • 589-3876

WESTMOR & HANCOCK CONCRETE

208 Atlantic Ave., Morris

(320) 585-5688

Grace Dressler Future Plans Fergus Falls Tech & Community College - Associate Arts Degree Your Full Service Plumbing & Heating Company

MOHR Plumbing & Heating of Morris

320.589.1006 Owned and operated by Phil Harpstead

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Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Mark Dunn

Chelsey Ehleringer

Future Plans

Future Plans

Lakes Area Technical Institute, Watertown - Diesel Technology

Minnesota State University, Mankato Food Science & Technology

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Jesse Eklund

Sydney Engebretson

Future Plans University of Minnesota, Morris Economics

Future Plans St. Cloud Tech Community College Associate Arts Degree

Herman • 320.246.3292 • sdunn@runestone.net

300 Atlantic Avenue, Morris (320) 589-2974

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Lily Erdal

Peter Ericksen

Anthony Espinoza

Angela Fehr

Future Plans

Future Plans

Sandra Dunn, Owner

Future Plans

Concordia College Biology (Pre-Med)

Future Plans

Lawrence University Undecided

400 East 1st St. Morris (320) 589-1313 “Caring is our reason for being”

Military

21679 320th Ave., Starbuck (320) 239-2677

South Dakota State University Early Childhood Education Hwy. 28 & Iowa Ave., Morris, MN (320) 589-2223

Morris (320) 589-4040

508 Atlantic Ave., Morris • (320) 585-4875

2 EAST 5TH STREET, MORRIS (320) 589-4481

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Risa Fehr

Augusta Finzel

Tori Fuhrman

Future Plans

Future Plans

Future Plans

Alexandria Tech & Community College Business Management

Undecided

Minnesota State University, Moorhead Elementary Education

HOURS: M-Th. 8 AM-8 PM; Fri. 8 AM-6 PM; Sat. 8 AM-5 PM Visit our website: 1-800-992-8839 www.heartlandmotor.com

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Adrienne Gardner Future Plans Undecided

Hwy. 28 & Iowa Ave., Morris, MN (320) 589-2223 HOURS: M-Th. 8 AM-8 PM; Fri. 8 AM-6 PM; Sat. 8 AM-5 PM

1-800-992-8839

Visit our website: www.heartlandmotor.com

Morris, Minnesota • (320) 795-6234 www.MorningSkyGreenery.com " Go Wild...Plant Natives"

8 Hwy 28 East, Morris

(320) 585-6888

Hwy. 28 East, Morris • 589-3876

WESTMOR & HANCOCK CONCRETE

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

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Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Andrew Gausman

Haley Geleneau

Megan Gillespie

Keyshla Gonzalez

Future Plans

Future Plans

Hamline University Forensic Science

Alexandria Technical & Community College - Child Development

Concordia College History

University of Minnesota, Morris Computer Science

Love at 1st slice! 7 East 5th Street, Morris, MN

(320) 589-2102

Future Plans

Future Plans

Morris (320) 589-4040

533 Atlantic Ave., Morris • 589-4550

1001 Scotts Avenue, Morris

(320) 589-1133

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Aaron Goulet

Harrison Gravning

Carly Gullickson

Anna Hadler

Future Plans South Dakota State University Nursing

Future Plans Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Elementary Education

Future Plans University of North Dakota-Business Marketing & Public Relations

Future Plans St. Benedicts Accounting

Congratulations from Willie’s SuperValu Valu Ford & Chrysler 210 South Hwy 9, Morris (320) 589-1010 www.valuford.com

WEST CENTRAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS, INC. 3 Development Drive, Morris

(320) 589-2100

14 Green River Road, Morris

320-589-2039

DENCO II, LLC 227 S. County Road 22, Morris (320) 589-2931

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Yasha Hoffman

Tiffany Holl

Elizabeth Holland

Justine Huebner

Future Plans

Future Plans

Entrepreneur

North Dakota State University Agribusiness

Future Plans

University of Wisconsin, Madison Russian & Music Composition

HOMETOWN COMMUNITY BANK 400 East 1st St. Morris (320) 589-1313 “Caring is our reason for being”

Cyrus (320) 795-2562

Future Plans St. Benedicts Communications

HUEBNER INSURANCE AGENCY 44725 175th Street, Morris

(320) 795-2412

Morris (320) 585-6588

darick@huebneragency.com

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Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Terianne Itzen

Michaela Jarvis

Bryce Jergenson

Future Plans

Future Plans

North Dakota State College of Science - Dental Hygiene

North Dakota State University Pre-Med

Future Plans

ELECTRONICS (320) 589-1781

400 East 1st St. Morris (320) 589-1313 “Caring is our reason for being”

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

April Jyrkas Future Plans South Dakota School of Mines and Technology - Chemical Engineering

Hamline University Sports Management

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Shaylynn Johnson Future Plans

Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Music Performance or Music Education

Congratulations from Willie’s SuperValu

MORRIS

511 Atlantic Avenue, Morris

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

202 E. 6th St., Morris, MN 56267

(320) 585-5206 Office (320) 585-5208 Fax

601 Atlantic Avenue, Morris (320) 589-3933

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Clare Lesmeister

Kayla Lesmeister

Paige Loew

Future Plans

Alexandria Technical & Community College - Child Development

Future Plans Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Business & Life Science

Future Plans St. Catherines Nursing

300 Atlantic Avenue, Morris (320) 589-2974

Congratulations from Willie’s SuperValu

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Amber Logan

Adrianela Mendez

Karle Meyer

Chase Mohrman

St. Could State University Construction Management

Baylor University Computer Science

Love at 1st slice! 7 East 5th Street, Morris, MN

(320) 589-2102

Future Plans Concordia University, St. Paul Nursing

Morris (320) 589-4040

Future Plans Globe University Accountant & Tax Specialist

209 State Hwy. 9 So., Morris (320) 589-7421

Future Plans

Future Plans

Hwy. 28 & Iowa Ave., Morris, MN (320) 589-2223

Hwy. 28 & Iowa Ave., Morris, MN (320) 589-2223

HOURS: M-Th. 8 AM-8 PM; Fri. 8 AM-6 PM; Sat. 8 AM-5 PM

HOURS: M-Th. 8 AM-8 PM; Fri. 8 AM-6 PM; Sat. 8 AM-5 PM

Visit our website: 1-800-992-8839 www.heartlandmotor.com

24 East 7th Street, Morris • (320) 589-4008 Clinics in Hoffman, Elbow Lake, Ashby & Evansville

Visit our website: 1-800-992-8839 www.heartlandmotor.com

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

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Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Emily Moser

Hunter Mundal

Aaron Nelson

Abigail Olson

Future Plans

Ridgewater College, HutchinsonWillmar - Nursing

Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Biology with an Emphasis in Health & Medicine

Future Plans

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Future Plans

Congratulations from Pizza Ranch

400 East 1st St. Morris (320) 589-1313 “Caring is our reason for being”

Future Plans

Valley City State University Physical Education Congratulations from Willie’s SuperValu

202 E. 6th St., Morris, MN 56267

(320) 585-5206 Office (320) 585-5208 Fax

Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Finance & Management

WEST CENTRAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS, INC.

701 Atlantic Ave., Morris

14 Green River Road, Morris

(320) 589-1424

320-589-2039

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Gerardo Mardrigal

Derek Parson

Jason Rinkenberger

Devin Robertson

Future Plans Augsburg College Political Science

Future Plans

Ridgewater College, Hutchinson Non-Destructive Testing Hwy. 28 & Iowa Ave., Morris, MN (320) 589-2223

Love at 1st slice! 7 East 5th Street, Morris, MN

(320) 589-2102

HOURS: M-Th. 8 AM-8 PM; Fri. 8 AM-6 PM; Sat. 8 AM-5 PM

1-800-992-8839

Visit our website: www.heartlandmotor.com

Future Plans

Future Plans

Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Music Industry

North Dakota State University Undecided

300 Atlantic Avenue, Morris (320) 589-2974

Morris (320) 589-4040

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Emily Ruether

Paige Schieler

Myles Smith

Fredric Spohr

Future Plans

Future Plans

Minnesota State University, Moorhead Communications

Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Exercise Science

Future Plans Lakes Area Technical Institute, Watertown - Heavy Machinery

Future Plans Work Force

Congratulations from Willie’s SuperValu

Love at 1st slice!

Morris (320) 589-4040

7 East 5th Street, Morris, MN

(320) 589-2102

Companies

Morris • 320-589-2500

4 Atlantic Avenue, Morris (320) 589-3361

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Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Ethan Stahman

Corey Storck

Future Plans

Future Plans

Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Physical Education

Ridgewater College, Hutchinson Non-Destructive Testing

WEST CENTRAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS, INC.

ENGEBRETSON & SONS

14 Green River Road, Morris

Disposal & Recycling Service

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

William Strand

Youa Thao

Future Plans Undecided

Love at 1st slice! 7 East 5th Street, Morris, MN

(320) 589-2102

320-589-2039

MORRIS • 589-3804

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Daniel Tracy

Abigail Travis

Future Plans

Future Plans

Ridgewater College, Willmar Welding

Lakes Area Technical Institute Physical Therapy Assistant

Jordan Thooft Future Plans

Minnesota State University, Moorhead - Sales & Management Congratulations from Willie’s SuperValu

WEST CENTRAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS, INC. Hwy. 28 East, Morris • 589-3876

14 Green River Road, Morris

WESTMOR & HANCOCK CONCRETE

320-589-2039

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Future Plans

University of Minnesota, Morris Psychology (with a Biology Minor)

300 Atlantic Avenue, Morris (320) 589-2974

Hwy. 28 East, Morris • 589-3876

WESTMOR & HANCOCK CONCRETE Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Timothy Uphoff Future Plans Ridgewater College, Willmar Farm Operation and Management

MORRIS

ELECTRONICS

511 Atlantic Avenue, Morris

(320) 589-1781

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Morris Area High School Class of 2014

Kaitlin Vogel

Brady Wulf

No picture available

Melanie Van Horn

Tayvin Viratyosin

Future Plans

Future Plans

Ridgewater College, Willmar Nursing

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Biomedical Engineering

Donnelly Co-op 412 Atlantic Ave., Donnelly (320) 246-3555

Future Plans

Minnesota State University, Moorhead Elementary Education

Future Plans

South Dakota State University General Agriculture

RILEY BROS

400 East 1st St. Morris (320) 589-1313 “Caring is our reason for being”

533 Atlantic Ave., Morris • 589-4550

Companies Morris • 320-589-2500

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014 2014 Jefferson High School

Taylor Mix Future Plans

Alexandria Technical School Accounting

300 Atlantic Avenue, Morris (320) 589-2974

MORRIS SUN TRIBUNE - GRADUATION EDITION

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2014 Knobloch School of Knowledge

2014 Century Farm Academy

Kelsey Knobloch

Rebekah Aanerud

Future Plans Alexandria Technical and Community College - Medical Administrative Specialist & Medical Coding

Skyview Senior Living Community 1100 Court Drive, Morris

(320) 589-4582 www.sfhs.org

Future Plans North Dakota State University Pre-Vet/Animal Science

Donnelly Co-op 412 Atlantic Ave., Donnelly (320) 246-3555

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