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#,!33/& 'N=@Q=PEKJ)JOANP Academic Top Ten (In alphabetical order)

Kaitlin Allan

2012 - 2013 Student Council Executive Board Officers: President: Kelsi Harden Vice President: Kathryn Garber Secretary: Ian Beck

Sarah Banister Ian Beck Stephen Bowles Keynote Speaker Don Schils

Victoria Fueri

Junior Honor Guards Grace Bosma Eathan Haywood Suzannah Lenz Zachary McMahon

Edward Kosta

Kelsi Harden Sarajean Osterink Amber Pickard Cinthia Tebo

2012-203 Class Officers: Class President: Olivia Rose Class Vice-President: Tom Peurach Class Secretary/Treasurer: Ben Kolanowski Alderman: Maxwell Clark Alderman: Alexander Cherry Alderman: Sarajean Osterink

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Samantha Rae Ackels

Marissa Jordan Adams

Steven Mathew Adkins

Kaitlin Pauline Allan

Jillian Marie Bailey

Sarah Elizabeth Banister*

Logan M. Barrett

Morgan Elizabeth Birman

Emma Jaymes Anderson

Morgan Rae Anderson

Ian Jackson Beck*

Richelle Lynn Bell

Zane David Belson

Annalissa Marie Bowers

Garrett Michael Bowers

David L. Born

Jade Brinkman

John Brunsink

Kole Timothy Bryans

Stephen Andrew Bowles

Dylan T. Bursley

Emily Lane Borden

Mikayla Louise Branham

Jessi Marlene Baker-Buschmann


Paula Andrea Carmona

Hayden James Case

Steven Cooley

Damon C. Carter

Elizabeth Grace Cason

Kenneth Mitchell Cross

Amber Nicole DelCotto

Marisa L. DesVoignes

Paige Allyssa Downs

Christopher James Doxtader

Gregory Dennis Case

Taylor Nicole Carter

Calvin A. Case

Alexander Mitchell Cherry*

Maxwell Scott Clark

Zachary Brian Clow

Leah A. Czinder

Christian Evan Dawson

Chelsey Culp

John J. Dinges*

Christopher L. Dittman

Sidney Lee Dudley

Amber Marie Dunkelberger

Luke Edward Domke*

Michael Ashley Eastman II


Chelsea Nichole Eldred

Jon Jeffrey French

Kathryn Eileen Garber*

Kathryn Mae Endsley

Jill Etts

Christopher Jude Feldpausch

Danielle Brooke Friend

Victoria LouAnn Fueri*

Cody Ryan Fuller

Catherine Elizabeth Gardiner

Brittany C. Geiger

Erin Eva Gray

Devin Michael Greenfield

Mackenzie LeRoy Hammond

Eric Robert Hart

Damian Lornce Hartke

Jackson Daniel Hasty

Melton Anthony Gibson III

Kelsi Jae Harden*

Ceara Frances Hayes

Todd Douglas Fox

Nickolas James Gaiski

Cassey Lou Glumm*

Nicholas J. Harmer

Desirae Rose Heers


Luke Eric Heide*

Hannah Jo Herbstreith

Christofer Hopkins

Stefan Donald Horvat

Sierra Rae Jenkins

Autum Hope King

Benjamin Hayes Kolanowski*

Austin M. Jordan

Danielle Mellyn King

Cherie Rae Kosbar

Karissa L. Hess

Emily Ellen Hodges

Chase Daniel Huisman

Adam Hyrsl

Mackenzie Elizabeth Keller-Bennett

Stephanie M. Kissinger

Edward Michael Kosta*

James Allen Hoffman

John Forrest James*

Heather Jo Kenyon

Megan Marie Kidder

Matthew T. Kloosterman

Melinda Sue Kloosterman

Trisha Nicole Krammin

Shiloh S. Kuhlman


Heat doesn’t curb enthusiasm as Hastings class of 2013 graduates by Sandra Ponsetto Staff Writer Sweltering temperatures and standing-room only in the school gymnasium have become almost as much of a tradition as the playing of Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” at Hastings High School commencement ceremonies. However, as in years immemorial, the heat and the crowd did nothing to wither the enthusiasm of the friends, families and teachers and others who came to observe the ceremony and wish the Hastings High School Class of 2013 well. The Hastings High School Band, under the baton of district band director Spencer White, did indeed play “Pomp and Circumstance” as the 217 graduates entered the gym, and then played the national anthem while the combined high school choirs, under the direction of district vocal music director Matt Callaghan, led the singing. Senior class president Olivia

Senior class president Olivia Rose welcomes friends, family and fellow graduates to the 2013 Hastings High School commencement.

Senior class alderman Maxwell Clark welcomes the keynote speaker.

Rose welcomed everyone and spoke about the influence and importance of roots in the Hastings community. After Hastings High School Principal Kevin Riggs introduced

The senior choir members sang “Carry On” by Fun before senior student council members Ben Kolanowski and Alex Cherry took their former classmates for a humorous and stroll down memory lane in “Remember When.”

Class of 2013 top scholars Kelsi Harden and Ian Beck collaborate on their address, “We’re Not There Yet.”

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the members of the Hastings Area Schools Board of Education and administrators on the platform, 2013 Top Scholars Ian Beck and Kelsi Harden delivered a joint address, entitled “We’re Not There Yet,” to their fellow graduates. Graduating band members joined their former bandmates for one last number as they played “Runaway Baby,” by Bruno Mars before senior class alderman Maxwell Clark introduced the keynote speaker, Don Schils, the principal of Northeastern Elementary and long-time fifth grade teacher and high school varsity basketball coach. During his speech, “It’s Elementary, My Friends,” Schils spoke about the many lessons he learned after high school, especially after becoming a teacher. He exhorted the graduates to make the best use of their talents and opportunities and to be bold and make courageous choices.

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After the diplomas were distributed by Hastings Area School Superintendent Todd Geerlings and members of the administration and board of education, graduating student council members Corrie Osterink and Tom Peurach led the tassel-turning ceremony

Rachel Quillen leaves the stage with her diploma as fellow graduate Victoria Fueri is congratulated by assistant high school principal Steve Hoke.

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AT HOME REAL ESTATE

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Paul Peterson 1215 N. Broadway, Hastings

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The Class of 2013 in caps and gowns forms a sea of blue and gold on the floor of the Hastings High School gymnasium.

Northeastern Elementary principal and high school boys varsity basketball coach Don Schils delivers the keynote address.

and offered closing remarks. After caps were thrown into the air and retrieved and congratulations received from family and friends received, the gradu-

ates doffed their ceremonial garb and boarded buses for their final celebration — the all-night senior party, sponsored by the senior class parents.

Senior class treasurer and secretary Ben Kolanowski (left) reacts to a comment from class alderman Alex Cherr y while they reminisce during the “Remember When” portion of the graduation ceremony.

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Class alderman Corrie Osterink and vice-president Tom Peurach lead the tassel ceremony.

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Melinda Sue Lancaster

Amanda Kay Loughry

Travis Grant Matthews

Elisa Mercanti

Helen Marie Miller

Dustin Ray Leary

Micah Lee

Raven Sue Lyttle

Jordan Ashley Mack

Christine Anne Maurer*

Jesse McClurkin

Alexandra Mesecar

Daegan Samuel Mix

Kyle William Mikolajczyk

Alexis Nikole Morgan

Callan Hall Lenz*

Ethan Daniel Mahmat

Jennah Rae McCoy

Addison Carter Millard

Jordan Elizabeth Morrison

Larry L. Lewis

Sarah E. Main

Danielle Mae McKee

Branden Earl Miller

Aurora Samantha Neeson


Cody Ryan Newton

Zachary M. Olson

Maria Alejandra Palacio

Faith Desire Pearlman

Autumn Louise Phillips

Amber Nicole Pickard*

Danielle Antoinette Powers

Michael Paul Racine

Shelby A. Price*

Joshua Bud Randall

Sarajean Corrine Osterink*

Stevie Rae Pennepacker

David L. Pierce

Oskar Eric Wilhelm Ovrin

Haley Beatrice Perkins-Craven*

Robert Alexander Pohl

Abigael Cortney Prill

Shelby Lynn Purdun

Brandon Michael Redman

Nichole Rae Redman

Alexandria Paige Owen

Thomas James Peurach*

Jacob Thomas Powell

Rachel Quillen

Chad Wesley Reedy


Nicholas Tyler Replogle

Corey Michael Robins

Nathaniel Jack Schaendorf

Brandon Roy Secord

Isaac S. Smith

Brandy LeeAnn Ricketts-Malcolm

Tanner Brian Roderick*

Tori Mae Schoessel

Collyn Elizabeth Shaeffer

Katrina Marie Smith

Alicia Mae Risk

Olivia Macy Rose*

Allison Schultz

Glenda Esther Shultz

Amber L. Snore

Bradley Thomas Rivett

Amanda Rae Sarhatt

Philipp Schwaiger

Joseph Francis Siska Jr.

Chase Allen Snore

Alyssa Nikole Roath

Cody Lee Schaendorf

Kody Lee Scobey

Travis Lee Sixberry*

Amber Nicole Soto


AlizĂŠe Sponga

Jacob Alexander Swartz*

Bret Michael Thomas

Ashley VanderLinde

Sadie JoLynn Walsh

Katlyn Sue Stanton

Taylor Shae Strouse

Christopher Robert Sweeney

Zachary A. Taylor

Katlynn Renee Tobias

Jeffrey Curtis Todd

Hunter A. Stutzman

Cinthia Louise Tebo*

Damion Tossava

Ashtin Rose Sutherland

Brandon Thomas

Joshua Trowbridge

Yara Astrid VanSpanje

Tammy Marie VanStee

Ashley Nedia Walch

Katylynn Rayann Wallace

Taylor Kaitlynn Warner

Shaun Patrick Westworth

Brianne Nicole Whiteman

Brandon Wiersma


Hannah Marie Wilgus*

Tyler Allen Williams

Taima Leah Willett

Alexis Leigh Wilson

Ashley Marie Wilson

THANK YOU The 2013 Hastings High School graduating seniors along with their parents wish to thank the community for their generosity in supporting the traditional ALL NIGHT LOCK-IN!

Kodee Arnith Wolfe

Inthat Oak Witchutribhop

*National Honor Society Member

Anthony Levi Zalewski

Photos Not Available: Hannah L. Austin, Brandy Kris Braddum Kimberly M. Heard, Kayla M. Krebs, Lance Joseph Laughry, Kasey Benjamin Laws, Wendy Karegning Muñoz Garcia, Brandi Lynne Nichols, Steven Michael Stout, James D.J. Taggart

2013

Hastings McDonald’s Ashley Vanderlinde Hastings HS

Branden Miller

Gun Lake McDonald’s

Hastings HS

Katrina Smith Hastings HS

Amber Dunkelburger Michael Hall Thornapple Kellogg

Hastings HS

Brandi Nichols Hastings HS

Lacey Miller Delton Kellogg

Garrett Duther Caledonia

Cory Eskes Home School

Michael Ondersma Barry County Christian 07629054

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Firstbank - West Michigan Flexfab Floral Designs Four Winds Casino Gary & Carla Rizor Girrbach Funeral Home Gordon Foods Grand Rapids Griffins Grand Valley Credit Union Green Bay Packers Green Mountain Coffee Green Street Mini Storage Greg & Kelli Czinder Gun Ridge Golf Course Hammond Construction Co. Hastings Area School Transportation & Bus Drivers Hastings Band Boosters Hastings Banner Hastings City Bank Hastings City Police Hastings Country Club Hastings High School Hastings Kiwanis Hastings Lion Club Hastings Manufacturing Hastings Mutual Insurance Co. Hastings Rotary Hastings Shell Hastings Walmart Henry Ford Museum HYAA ICS Travel Ikea Indiana University Jason & Angie Sixberry Jeff & Angie Tinkler Jerry & Traci Downs Jessica Price Band Jessica Vershum-Galusha Jim & Alyson Case Jim Drake Jon & Laura Anderson Jon & Liz Lenz Jon & Shelly Hart Jostens West Michigan Judge Amy McDowell Judy Kensington Julie Steeby Kansas City Royals Kay Corrigan Kevin Riggs Key Cleaning Services, Inc. Kimmies Cafe K-Line Industries Lake Superior State University Lansing Lugnuts Larry & Tracey Bennett Larry the Cable Guy Laurie Kensington Les’s Sanitary Local 138 UAW Lovey’s Snackshack LuAnn Buschmann M43 Auto Body LLC MacLeod Chiropractic Center Marianne Seidl Marines McKeough Brothers Mickey Angle Mike & Becky Smith Mike & Diana Eastman Mike & Janie Bergeron Mike & Karmen Dittman Miller Real Estate Mills Landing M-Live Media Group Monster Energy

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