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Hancock High School 2018 Graduation

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Congratulations Graduates!

Hancock High School Class of 2018 Tristan Louis Anderson Joshua Joe Birr Amanda Mae Chamberlain Zachariah Stanton Flaten Katelynn Marie Jepma Noah William Kannegiesser Callie Marie Koehl Kaleb Peter Koehl Brandon Scott Koeltzow Ashlyn Hope Mattson

Clint Matthew Messner Morgan Mae Molden Emma Christine Nelson Warren Dean Osterman Jordan David Peterson Jonathan Randal Pieske Mason Henry Schmidgall Tess Marie Steiner Jarett Thomas Yanish

CLASS MOTTO: No matter where you go the road will always lead you home CLASS COLORS: Orange and blue FLOWER: White rose GRADUATION: 7 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2018 Hancock High School


Hancock High School 2018 Graduation

Parents: Kristi Hove Other family: Jerry Meierding School Activities: FFA Future Plans: Attend South Dakota State University for computer science Favorite Memory: Going on the winter trip for FFA last year

Parents: Bobby & Jess Chamberlain Siblings: Lee & Miranda School Activities: Band, cheer, yearbook Future Plans: Attend M/State in Fergus Falls for visual arts Favorite Memory: The friends I made along the way.

Federated Telephone 201 State Hwy 9, Morris (320) 585-4875

Buddies Bar & Grill

1057 State Hwy 9, Hancock (320) 392-2833

Parents: Randy & Jennifer Erlandson Other Family: Matt & Terri Nesvig School Activities: Football, FFA, baseball, track Future Plans: Attend North Dakota State College of Science for carpentry Favorite Memory: Beating MACCRAY in football for homecoming my junior year

By-Lo Gas & Groceries 969 6th St, Hancock (320) 392-5244

GRADUATING WITH HONORS

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Seniors who will graduate with honors from Hancock High School are front row: from left, Emma Nelson, Callie Koehl, Katelynn Jepma, Ashlyn Mattson and Tess Steiner. Back row, Kaleb Koehl, Mason Schmidgall, Zachariah Flaten and Clint Messner. Not pictured in Morgan Molden.

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Amanda Chamberlain

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Brandon Koeltzow

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Joshua Birr

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Hancock High School 2018 Graduation

570 6th St., Hancock • (320) 392-5278

Parents: Kim Wolf & the late Rick Molden Siblings: Maverick & Montana School Activities: Choir, band, FFA, basketball Future Plans: Attend Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, SD, for ranch management Favorite Memory: The pep rallies and our small community. I love how we always come together in times of need.

Parents: Joel & Stephanie Flaten Siblings: Isaiah School Activities: BPA, band, choir, football, baseball Future Plans: Attend North Dakota State University for biology Favorite Memory: Working with Mrs. Dougherty and the janitors during the summer, and the DC/NYC trip.

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Community Development Bank

Morgan Molden

Zachariah Flaten

Parents: Bruce & Penny Schmidgall Siblings: Samantha, Bryce, Parker & Gage School Activities: Band, choir, football, basketball, track, knowledge bowl, fall play, FFA, BPA, speech, Free the Children Future Plans: Attend Dakota State University, Madison, SD, to study network and security administration Favorite Memory: Subsection basketball victory this year, and all the times spent with classmates and friends

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Community Development Bank 570 6th St., Hancock (320) 392-5278

Community Development Bank 570 6th St., Hancock (320) 392-5278

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Mason Schmidgall

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Hancock High School 2018 Graduation

Jarett Yanish

Clint Messner Parents: Ryan & Heidi Messner Siblings: Valerie, Toby & Vivian Messner School Activities: Choir, band, FFA, football, wrestling, trap shooting , knowledge bowl. Future Plans: Attend South Dakota State University Favorite Memory: Being with friends, and playing sports

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Ashlyn Mattson Parents: Mark & Lori Mattson Siblings: Sabrina, Haley, Lindsey, Rylie, Mishayla & Eli School Activities: BPA, volleyball, basketball, softball, choir, band Future Plans: Attend Mayville State University for business Favorite Memory: Being part of Owl athletics, and building many different relationships with teammates and classmates throughout the years.

Parents: Marc & Lori Yanish Siblings: Matt & Kelly Molden, James Mast School Activities: Yearbook Future Plans: Attend Alexandria Technical College for Diesel Mechanics

Heartland Motor Co.

1 East Hwy 28, Morris • (320)589-2223 www.heartlandmotor.com

Mohr Plumbing & Heating 46400 MN-28, Morris (320) 589-1006

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215 Atlantic Ave, Morris (320) 589-3553

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Farm Bureau Financial Services

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Favorite Memory: Too many good times to mention!


Hancock High School 2018 Graduation

Parents: Rick & Robin Anderson Siblings: Jayde Nohl, Wyatt & Cody Anderson School Activities: FFA, football, baseball Future Plans: Attend Ridgewater College for Vet Tech,and raise bucking bulls for rodeo Favorite Memory: The teachers were great and very helping.

Riverside Express, LLC

535 Jefferson Ave, Hancock (320) 392-2221

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Kaleb Koehl

Callie Koehl

Parents: Kevin & Julie Koehl Siblings: Nathan, Jackson & Karina School Activities: Football, basketball, track, FFA, band, choir Future Plans: Attend South Dakota State University for agriculture systems technology Favorite Memory: Participating in sports throughout high school

Parents: Eric & Kim Koehl Siblings: Benjamin, Anne & Charles School Activities: Band, choir, FFA, 4H, Free the Children, student council Future Plans: Attend South Dakota State University for food science Favorite Memory: Decorating halls & lockers at Christmas time in my senior year

Riverview, LLP

26406 470th Ave, Morris (320) 392-5609

Riverview, LLP

26406 470th Ave, Morris (320) 392-5609

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Tristan Anderson

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Hancock High School 2018 Graduation Parents: Jeff & Jill Siblings: Andrew & Leah School Activities: Basketball, volleyball, band, choir, FFA Future Plans: Attend Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, SD for landscape design & horticulture technology Favorite Memory: Cheering the boys’ basketball team on this year during their playoff run

Community Development Bank 570 6th St., Hancock (320) 392-5278

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Jonathan Pieske Parents: Randy & Angie Pieske School Activities: Basketball Future Plans: Enter the work force Favorite Memory: Tenth grade science sitting by Josh, Kaleb, Noan and Jordan

Hancock Concrete

17 Atlantic Ave, Hancock (320) 392-5207

Hancock Concrete

17 Atlantic Ave, Hancock (320) 392-5207

Hancock seniors receive scholarships Ag Country Callie Koehl, Clint Messner, Emma Nelson $1,000 each

Medicom Tess Steiner $1,000

Benn Scholarship Kaleb Koehl $250

Owl’s Hoot Yearbook Scholarship Mason Schmidgall $500

LA Amundson Jordan Peterson $2,000

Carole Johnson Honorary Scholarship Amanda Chamberlain $300

Agralite Katelynn Jepma $1,000 and Emma Nelson $2,500

Sgt. Kurt Kruize Scholarship Zachariah Flaten $500, Tess Steiner $750, Clint Messner $200, Mason Schmidgall $300, Emma Nelson $500

Basin Electric Emma Nelson $1,000 Bremer Scholarship Jordan Peterson $250 Community Development Bank Jonathan Pieske $500 and Emma Nelson $500 FFA Stevens Co. Alumni Kaleb Koehl $500 and Emma Nelson $750 BPA/FFA Morgan Molden $2,500 4th Grade Quilt Morgan Molden and Katelynn Jepma $300 each Federated Telephone Emma Nelson $1,000 Lakes Country Service Cooperative TBD $200 Hancock Commercial Club Zachariah Flaten $250 Hancock Concrete Scholarship Zachariah Flaten and Ashlyn Mattson $500 each Hancock Education Assn. Scholarship Noah Kannegiesser $250 Hancock Foundation School Foundation Amanda Chamberlain and Katelynn Jepma $500 each Dorothy & Dean Zeltwanger Scholarship Tess Steiner $1,000 Nellie De Jager Service Award Callie Koehl for $500 and Mason Schmidgall $250

Pope County Corn and Soybean Growers Emma Nelson $500 Riverview Agriculture Advocate Scholarship Kaleb Koehl and Emma Nelson $2,000 each Riverview Scholarship Callie Koehl $10,000 SCMC Scholarship Callie Koehl and Clint Messner $300 each Pope County Pheasant Restoration Scholarship Emma Nelson $1,000 Chris VerSteeg Memorial Scholarship Morgan Molden $150 Spencer Yohe Scholarship Emma Nelson and Zachariah Flaten $150 each NDSU Provost’s Scholarship Zachariah Flaten $6,000 SDSU Jackrabbit $1,000 and Yellow and Blue Scholarship $1,000 Callie Koehl NDSCS Foundation $500-Josh Birr Dakota State University Academic Champion and Track Scholarship Mason Schmidgall $10,000 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Animal Science Canfield Award $8,000 and Norman Borlung Science Achievement Award $1,000 Emma Nelson University of Minnesota, Morris Scholars Scholarship $24,000 and University of Minnesota Stipend Award $2,500 Katelynn Jepma

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Tess Steiner

Parents: Barry & Sandy Nelson Siblings: Seth School Activities: Senior choir, senior band, varsity volleyball, varsity basketball, varsity softball, track & field, FFA Future Plans: Attend University of Minnesota, Twin Cities majoring in Animal Science Favorite Memory: Rebuilding the softball program. It has been fun and challenging to learn the sport of softball with my teammates and coaches throughout the past two years

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Emma Nelson

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Hancock High School 2018 Graduation Parents: Erick Kannegieser & Becky & Scott Morrow Siblings: Jenna Kannegiesser, Rylie & Jax Morrow School Activities: Football, basketball, baseball, track, band, choir Future Plans: Attend Concordia St. Paul and playing basketball for the Golden Bears Favorite memory: Winning the sub-section championship this year for basketball

Parents: Rod & Carolyn Peterson Siblings: Jeff & Justin School Activities: Band, choir, basketball, FFA, trap shooting, student council, class officer, knowledge bowl Future Plans: Attend Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, SD, for diesel technology

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TLC PET HAVEN

1010 5th St., Hancock (320) 392-5147 • www.tlcpethaven.net

Noah Kannegiesser

Jordan Peterson

Parents: Dennis & Carrie Jepma Siblings: Ryan & Angela Jepma, Matt Jepma & Kim Taylor, Jerrid & Brooke School Activities: Fall play, choir, band, basketball, softball, BPA. knowledge bowl, youth group, 4H Future Plans: Attend University of Minnesota, Morris for English & political science & a CAL 5-12 teaching license Favorite Memory: When Mr. Snyder taxed the entire senior class in our economics course and the taxes were the weirdest taxes ever.

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Trico AG Services

24 Pacific Ave, Hancock (320) 392-5147

Valu Ford

205 State Hwy 9, Morris (800) 568-5431

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Katelynn Jepma

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Warren Osterman Parents: Dan & Billie Osterman Siblings: William School Activities: Football, knowledge bowl, track & field, trap shooting Future Plans: Enlisted in US Marine Corps Favorite Memory: When the bus got stuck on our road then school was called 2 hours late. Ending up with 4 shop classes in my last semester. Bringing my skunk to school. Dressing the science room skeleton in a full outfit

Willie’s Supervalu

1311, 25 E 7th St, Morris (320) 589-4040

Photos by Rae Yost/Stevens County Time

Hancock High School senior Emma Nelson receives the Pope County Pheasant Restoration Scholarship from Ken Grunig at the May 1 awards event at the school.

Hancock school counselor Karla Cronen presents senior Morgan Molden with her Hancock High School senior Zachariah Flaten receives a scholarship document from counselor Karla Cronen during the May 1 awards banquet at the school. honors chord during the May 1 awards event at the school.


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Hancock High School 2018 Graduation

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Open Houses Mason Schmidgall

There will be an open house for Mason Schmidgall on Sunday, May 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. at his home, 138 Pacific Avenue, Hancock.

Jordan Peterson

There will be an open house following commencement, honoring Jordan Peterson on Friday, May 18 at his home, 1170 70th Street NW, Hancock.

Jarett Yanish

There will be an open house honoring Jarett Yanish on Saturday, May 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. at this home in Clontarf.

Noah Kannegiesser

There will be an open house honoring Noah Kannegiesser on Saturday, May 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at his home at 958 5th Street, Hancock.

Noah Kannegiesser

Jordan Peterson

Mason Schmidgall

Zachariah Flaten

Callie Koehl

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Hancock graduation 2018  

A special edition featuring the Hancock High School Class of 2018

Hancock graduation 2018  

A special edition featuring the Hancock High School Class of 2018

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