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Meet all of Southern Oregon's 2019 Valedictorians

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North Medford High School

Dylan Del Pizzo

Parents: Gina Del Pizzo, Travis Corbin

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.170

Honors, awards: Valedictorian – Bronze Medal; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; Global Seal – Silver Medal and Oregon State Seal of Biliteracy Honor Cords; Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics and The Oregon Department of Education Award; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Purple Tassel Award; Career Technical Education Honor Cords; Southern Oregon University Honor Cords; Torch Honor Society

College Plans: University of Oregon, College of Science

Career Plans: The sciences

Dallin England

Parents: David and Kathryn England

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.204

Honors, awards: Valedictorian – Bronze Medal; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award; OSAA Scholar Athlete; OSAA Scholar Activity; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Purple Tassel Award; Torch Honor Society; The Student Athlete Award from the Great American Rivalry Series; Coaches Award - Black Tornado Football; Most Inspirational Player Award - Black Tornado Football; Third Place at State Solo Ensemble Small Tenor/Bass Ensemble; 4th Place District Wrestling

College Plans: Brigham Young University in fall 2021 after serving a 2-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in New York City.

Career Plans: Possibly a career in the medical field

Sophie Hirtle

Parents: Sam and Stephanie Hirtle

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.230

Honors, awards: Valedictorian – Bronze Medal; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; Advanced Placement Scholar; Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators Student of Merit - Language Arts; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Purple Tassel Award; Torch Honor Society; OSAA Scholar Activity; Pear Blossom Princess; Rotary Student of the Year; Merit Award in Chamber Choir; Choir Student of the Month

College Plans: Brigham Young University, major in Comparative Literature and a minor in Women’s Studies. After that, attend either Georgetown or Brown University for a doctorate in comparative literature.

Career Plans: Be a college professor, and teach literature, publish advanced literary works

Alice Lulich

Parents: Helene and John Lulich

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.303

Honors, awards: Valedictorian - Gold Medal First in Class; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction; Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators Student of Merit - Science; United States Air Force Academic Excellence Award - Mathematics; Global Seal of Biliteracy; Purple Tassel Award; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Southern Oregon University Honor Cords; Torch Honor Society; Thespian Scholars President’s List; Platinum on ACT Work Keys Assessment; Honor Roll from 2015-19

College Plans: Oregon State University, major in chemistry

Career Plans: Research chemist

Kate E. Lunnen

Parents: Kirk and Dawnmarie Lunnen

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.250

Honors, Awards: Valedictorian - Bronze Medalist; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; Advanced Placement Scholar with Honors; United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award; Purple Tassel Award; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Torch Honor Society; Kiwanis Student of the Month 2019; State Impromptu Finalist 2018 (Speech and Debate); State Poetry Competitor 2018 (Speech and Debate); State Theater Competitor 2018; State Theater Competitor 2017; First Place Regional Poetry Presenter 2018 (Speech and Debate); Third Place Regional Impromptu Speaker 2018 (Speech and Debate); Best Speaker 2018 (Speech and Debate class); First Place Novice Impromptu Speaker 2017 (Speech and Debate); First Place Novice Poetry Presenter 2017 (Speech and Debate); Honor Speech and Debate member; Honor Thespian

College Plans: Brigham Young University, psychology

Career Plans: Specialize in school psychology

Connor Milani

Parents: Bryan and Kimberly Milani

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.154

Honors, awards: Valedictorian - Bronze Medalist; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; Purple Tassel Award; United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award; Southern Oregon University Honor Cords; Torch Honor Society

College Plans: Central Washington University

Career Plans: Become a commercial airline pilot

Gabby Parks

Parents: Derek and Lisa Parks

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.327

Honors, awards: Valedictorian - Silver Medalist, Second in Class; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor; Purple Tassel Award; OSAA Scholar Athlete; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Career Technical Education Cords; United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award; Torch Honor Society; 4-Year Black Tornado Letter - Swimming; 3 Black Tornado Student Athlete Awards; Kiwanis student of the month in October; Artist of the month in April at North; University of Arizona Distinction merit-based scholarship

College Plans: Major in aerospace engineering at University of Arizona with an Air Force ROTC scholarship

Career Plans: Be an officer in the Air Force and work as an aerospace engineer

Mason G. Rudesheim

Parents: Jack and Dina Rudesheim

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.240

Honors, Awards: Valedictorian - Gold Medalist, First in Class; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor; Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators Student of Merit - World Languages; Purple Tassel Award; OSAA Scholar Activity; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Global Seal – Silver Medal & Oregon State Seal of Biliteracy Honor Cords in Spanish-English and French-English; Southern Oregon University Honor Cords; Torch Honor Society; Thespian Scholars President’s List

College Plans: Study chemistry or world languages; continue acting.

Career Plans: Become a language/linguistics or chemistry professor

Hailey A. Scott

Parents: Casie Sharp and Michael Hanford

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.266

Honors, awards: Valedictorian - Bronze Medalist; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics and The Oregon Department of Education Award; Purple Tassel Award; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Southern Oregon University Honor Cords

College Plans: currently taking a CNA course through Pacific Source Healthcare; then attend RCC to obtain an LPN

Career Plans: Registered nurse and nurse practitioner

Tanner Stach

Parents: Debbie Gaumer, Richard Stach

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.246

Honors, awards: Valedictorian - Bronze Medalist; President’s Award for Educational Excellence - Gold Tassel; North Medford High School Honors Diploma; United States Air Force Academic Excellence Award - Mathematics; Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators Student of Merit - Mathematics; Purple Tassel Award; Medford School District Pathway Cords; Career Technical Education Cords; Southern Oregon University Honor Cords; Torch Honor Society; Kiwanis Student of the Month; First in State Architecture Skills USA; First in Quiz Bowl Skills USA; First in Related Technical Math Skills USA; Historian for Torch Honor Society; National Society of High School Scholars member; North Medford’s Varsity Southern Oregon Math League Team; Presidential Education Award

College Plans: Oregon State University, major in electrical engineering, minor in business

Career Plans: Start a nonprofit business that manufactures products that run on renewable energy

Central Medford High School

Skyler Ledbetter

Parent: Craig Ledbetter

GPA: 3.2

Honors, awards: January student of the month

College Plans: Attend Rogue Community College and Southern Oregon University

Career Plans: Become a microbiologist and held find cures for diseases

South Medford High School

Jaden Alexander

Parents: Melissa and Rich Alexander

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: National Honors Society; 4-year scholar athlete

College Plans: Mt. Hood Community College on a softball scholarship for two years and then transfer to a four-year university

Career Plans: Use degrees in psychology and exercise science to become a wellness coach

Campbell Bastian

Parents: Reid and Tina Bastian

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: AP Scholar; Interact Distinguished Service Citation; National Honor Society; Jacksonville Kiwanis Club’s Academic Excellence Award; Champs Small School Breakfast of Champions; Cross-Country Varsity Letter; Links Varsity Letter

College Plans: Gonzaga University

Career Plans: Psychiatry

Ella Bloom

Parents: Nancy and Paul Bloom

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Scholar athlete; Top 5% of class; Honors Diploma; Montana State Academic Achievement Award, Purple Tassel; Varsity Ski Team Captain; varsity letters in choir, skiing and track

College Plans: Montana State University

Career Plans: Still searching

Abigail Joy Burton

Parents: Kelly and Seth Burton

GPA: 4.0 Weighted: 4.2

Honors, awards: Student Body Secretary in Student Government; National Honors Society Secretary, NHS Member; Scholar Athlete Award in Volleyball, Swimming, Track and Field, Cross Country; Varsity Swim Team: Most Improved Award 2016; Heart of the Panther Award 2017; Graduation Awards: BiLiteracy Seal on Diploma; Purple Tassel; Honors Student/Honors Tassel; RCC Tassel, SOU Tassel, Pathways Award; Rotary Youth Leadership Camp Academy Scholarship Award 2017 Lead The Way Camp Award; Most Inspirational Cross-Country 2018; Cross-Country 6A Regional Honorable Mention; Grand Prize Council Presenter Leadership Conference Oregon Association of Student Councils; National Honor Society Character, Service, Leadership, Scholar Honors Award; Student of the Quarter (2) CHAMPS Award.

College Plans: Concordia University Portland with a Scholarship for Cross-Country and Track & Field; major in nursing and minor in Spanish

Career Plans: Registered nurse, possibly travel as a missionary nurse or a travel nurse; become a nurse practitioner

Trent DeBoer

Parents: Stephanie and Bryan DeBoer

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Rivalry Series Student Athlete Award; Discovery Student of the Month; Lettered three years in football and two years in basketball; Team Offensive Player of the Year (Freshman Football); Scholar Athlete recognition eight times; Honors Society

College Plans: Oregon State University, major in psychology, then pursue a law degree

Career Plans: Become a sports analyst, specializing in the NBA and NFL

Abigail Easton

Parents: Edward and Jennifer Easton

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.189

Honors, awards: National Honors Society; First Place Spelling Bee winner; Concertmaster of SMHS Chamber Orchestra; Principal Second Violin of Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon

College Plans: Corban University, psychology, Bible and music

Career Plans: speech pathologist

Halle Gebhardt

Parents: Wendi and Matt Gebhardt

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.135

Honors, awards: Honors student, Cross-Country And Track Team Captain

College plans: Brigham Young University

Career plans: dental hygienist

Sierra-Nicole Grunwald

Parents: Gregory S. and Elisabeth Grunwald

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Valedictorian; AP Scholar; Presidential Award; National Honor Society; 2016/2017 Student of the Semester; Provost’s Award

College plans: Arizona State University

Career plans: Finance or business CEO

Andrew Hall

Parents: Brian and Jill Hall

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Senior Class President, Wrestling Team Captain, Most Outstanding Wrestler Award, Varsity Letter in Soccer and Wrestling, Male Model of the Year

College plans: Utah State University, study outdoor product design after serving a two-year church mission in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Career Plans: outdoor product designer

Darby Hammond

Parents: Lynn and Thomas Hammond

GPA: 4.0

College Plans: Willamette University

Career Plans: Art restoration and conservation

Reed Hungerford

Parents: Becky and Ryan Hungerford

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Eagle Scout, CHAMPS student of the month; Cross-Country Team Captain; Pear Blossom Scholarship Recipient

College Plans: Brigham Young University

Career Plans: medicine

Anna McAllister

Parents: Karyn and Dan McAllister

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: AP Scholar; Rotary Club Award; Cross-Country Varsity Letter

College Plans: Oregon State University Honors College

Career Plans: Small Animal Veterinarian

Emily McAllister

Parents: Karyn and Dan McAllister

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Presidential Scholarship, Oregon State University; Southwest Conference Athletic Award All-Conference Honor - 2017; AP Scholar with Distinction Award

College Plans: Oregon State University Honors College

Career Plans: Dermatology

Maegan G. McCoy

Parents: Gabriel and Angela McCoy

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Bach Student of the Month; AP Scholar with Honors; National Honor Society; Purple Tassel; Honors Diploma

College Plans: University of Oregon/Clark Honors College, art and technology

Career Plans: film and animation industry

Julianne Myers

Parents: Gina and Mike Myers

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Summit Scholarship (University of Oregon); Kiwanis Club Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Pre-Education; AP Scholar

College Plans: University of Oregon

Career Plans: psychology or education

Seth Parks

Parents: Tracey and Kevin Parks

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Eagle Scout; Seven Varsity Letters; Second Team All Southwest Conference Soccer

College Plans: LDS Mission in Huancayo, Peru; Brigham Young University

Nicha Praneetpolgrang

Parents: Nuch and Preecha Praneetpolgrang

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Speech and Debate State Qualifier, Theater Regional Finalist

College Plans: University of Oregon, cinema studies and classics

Career Plans: filmmaker

Tayla Rae Ritchie

Parents: Jason and Erica Ritchie

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Scholar Athlete; National Honor Society; Medford Rotary Scholarship; University of Oregon Summit Scholarship

College Plans: University of Oregon, computer science and Spanish

Career Plans: Software or game development

Samantha Tibbett

Parent: Rachel Justice

GPA: 4.0

College Plans: Portland State University

Calvin Whitley

Parents: Amy and Charles Whitley

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.3

Honors, awards: National Honor Society; 4-Year Scholar Athlete; Varsity Team Captain, Soccer; LINKS Leader; AP Scholar

College Plans: Colby College in Maine

Career Plans: To be determined

Rachel Wilder

Parents: Lynne and Larry Wilder

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: First in state in the Rowing Single 2019; First in state in the rowing double and pair 2018; Rogue Rowing Foundation Award; Spirit of the Rogue Rowing Award; Won at Districts for cello solo; Competed at State for cello solo; State Orchestra; Graduating with an Associates degree from RCC concurrently with diploma

College Plans: Brigham Young University, mechanical engineering

Career Plans: Run a nonprofit that brings together engineers and those in developing countries to create sustainable solutions for problems

Christopher J. Wisely

Parents: Chris and Michelle Wisely

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Presidential Scholarship recipient - Seattle Pacific University; Honor Roll; Leadership Team member; Varsity letter in football and track; Most Inspirational on varsity Track and Field

College Plans: Seattle Pacific University, business administration

Career Plans: CEO or venture capitalist

Alexandro Villa

Parents: Jesus and Lorena Villa

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: National Honor Society President; West Salem Vex Robotics Gold Tournament Champion 2018; Oregon Vex Robotics State Semifinalist 2018; South Medford SkillsUSA Vice President 2015-17; AP Scholar with Distinction; University of Oregon Presidential Scholarship Recipient

College Plans: University of Oregon, computer science and Spanish

Career Plans: software engineering or web development

Ashland High School

Sarah Aaronson

Parent: Susan Aaronson

GPA: 4.00, Weighted 4.266

Honors, awards: National Merit Finalist, Second place in Parliamentary Debate at OSAA State Championships, Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Semifinalist, Fifth place at National Parliamentary Debate League Tournament of Champions, First place, Southern Oregon Mathematics League

College Plans: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, mathematical economics

Career Plans: economic policymaking or finance

Lily Annen

Parents: Jennifer and Chris Annen

GPA: 4.0 Weighted: 4.122

Honors, awards: National Honor Society member, Mu Alpha Theta (math honors) member; First Team All-Midwestern League Honors soccer player; AHS Varsity Soccer Team Captain

College Plans: Chapman University

Career Plans: science or math-related career

Zane Blood

Parents: Ron Blood and Debra Harris

GPA: 4.0

Honors, Awards: Kiwanis Club of Ashland’s Student of the Month, Math Honor Society, National Honor Society, Math Tutor with 200 hours of experience, FCC licensed amateur radio operator, member of 2018 Southern Oregon Brain Bowl Championship winning team.

College Plans: Oregon State University

Career Plans: Theoretical / Particle Physicist

Hannah Doyle

Parents: Candace and DavidPaul Doyle

GPA: 4.0 (unweighted)

Honors, Awards: Ranked top 10 in the nation in Parliamentary Debate, Academic All American in the National Speech and Debate Association, President of Interact Club (Service based club sponsored by Rotary), Neighborhood Coordinator for the Ashland Food Project

College plans: Attend Claremont McKenna College class of 2023 in the fall, likely dual majoring in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics.

Career plans: My ideal career would involve working for a non profit or NGO where I could do economic consulting/analysis and have opportunities to travel!

Bobby Hodgins

Parents: Bob and Mary Hodgins

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Presidential Scholarship, Summit Scholarship from University of Oregon’s Honors College; Presidential and UP Success Scholarships from University of Portland; Member of the Varsity Math Team, Officer in AHS’s Key Club; National Honor Society and Math National Honor Society member

College Plans: University of Portland, engineering

Career Plans: civil engineering, with a focus on finding better ways to conserve natural resources and protect the environment

Kaiya John

Parents: Chris and Tracy John

GPA: 4.0, Weighted: 4.2

Honors, awards: AP Scholar Award

College Plans: Vassar College

Career Plans: global health, Doctors Without Borders

Maya Livni

Parents: Gil and Kat Livni

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: AP Scholar Award; Outstanding Distinction, National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA); Math Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta; National Honors Society, President; Scholar Athlete Award

College Plans: Oregon State University, biochemistry

Career Plans: doctor, surgeon or something in the medical profession

Bella Mannray

Parents: Jeffrey Mann and Amanda Ray

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Honorable Mention in 2018 New York Times Student Podcast Competition; Organized “There Oughta be a Law” contest with Oregon House Representative Pam Marsh; Competed in Extemporaneous Speaking at the 2018 National Speech and Debate Tournament; Vice President of National Honors Society

College Plans: Barnard College of Columbia University

Career Plans: Attend law school and become an international human-rights lawyer

Nicole Mullen

Parents: Yvette Provosty and Eric Mullen

GPA: 4.0

Honors, Awards: Captain of AHS Soccer Team; AHS fall scholar-athlete; President of AHS Model United Nations Club; Editor of AHS’s “The Rogue News” newspaper; Ashland Kiwanis Club Student of the Month; Smith College Zollman Scholarship; Emory University Presidential Scholar; National Merit Commended Scholar

College Plans: University of Oregon, Spanish and biochemistry

Career Plans: epidemiologist

Elijah Retzlaff

Parents: Steve Retzlaff and Diane Berry

GPA: 4.0, Weighted 4.32

Honors, Awards: AHS Associative Student Body Co-President; Math Honors Society Co-President; Key Club Social Media Board Member; Varsity Math Team (Lettered); National Honors Society Member; Global Citizens Corps Vice President; Varsity Golf Team (Lettered); AP Scholar with Honor; Kiwanis Student of the Month

College Plans: Tufts University

Career Plans: research, entrepreneur as a biochemical engineer

Katrina Singh

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Ashland High School Robotics Team Captain; Liberty in North Korea Club Co-President; AP Scholar with Honor; FIRST Robotics Chairman’s Award Recipient, 2018; 2019 Presidential Scholar at Bryn Mawr College

College Plans: Bryn Mawr College, physics, economics, materials science

Career Plans: materials engineer

Butte Falls Charter School

Mycala Patereau

Parents: Susan Cookson and Danny Byrum

GPA: 3.66

Honors, awards: Honor roll

College Plans: Get Criminology degree through Air Force

Career Plans: Air Force

Cascade Christian High School

Grace Alethea Boisen

Parents: Brian and Kerry Boisen

GPA: 4.0

Honors, Awards: Scholars Diploma; AP Scholar Award; Founding Member of the CCHS Chapter of National Honors Society; CCHS 100m High Hurdles record holder; and Third in State Championships for the 100-meter High Hurdles

College Plans: Oregon State University, ecological engineering, Spanish; accepted into the Multiple Engineering Cooperative Program

Career Plans: environmental and ecological engineering; make a difference in the midst of many local and global environmental crises

Crater Academy of Health and Public Services

Dylan Kerr

Parents: Adam and Paula Kerr

GPA: 4.14

Honors, awards: Oregon State University Finley Scholarship; National Honor Society; Rotary Club Student of the Month; President’s Award, freshman-senior year; Leadership Award, freshman-senior year; Top 5%; and Valedictorian.

College Plans: Oregon State University, general engineering

Career Plans: environmental engineer

Crater Lake Charter Academy

Cala Loveless

Parents: Judi and Johnee Loveless

GPA: 3.98

Honors, Awards: National Honor Society; Rogue Community College Honor Society — Alpha Zeta Pi; RCC Honor Roll

College Plans: Rogue Community College, criminal justice

Career Plans: Law enforcement ranger

Sadie Stone

Parents: Matt and Amanda Stone, Fawn Jones

GPA: 3.98

Honors, awards: National Honor Society; Becca Harkins Memorial Sportsmanship Award (dog, 4-H); Top 5% in Academics; Lettered in Theatre at Eagle Point High School

College Plans: BYU-Idaho, elementary education, mathematics education

Career plans: Teacher

Crater Renaissance Academy

Ashley Hidalgo Lazaro

Parents: Sabino and Felicitas Arquero (Grandparents who raised her); Norlito and Marjorie Lazaro (biological)

GPA: 4.18

Honors, awards: Top 5% Bronze, Silver, Gold; Soroptimist of Medford Award 2018; Principal’s Award 2019; Astronomy Student of the Year 2019; Civics Student of the Year 2019

College Plans: Southern Oregon University

Career Plans: nursing, medical school

Crater School of Business, Innovation and Science

Joshua Hearne

Parents: Kevin and Janelle Hearne

GPA: 4.06

Honors, awards: Rotary Student of the Year 2018/19; Cedarville University President Fellows Society Scholar; National Merit Qualifier; Crater BIS Best Portfolio Award

College Plans: Cedarville University, computer science

Career Plans: computer programming

Eagle Point High School

Caleb Acosta

Parents; Amy and John Acosta

GPA: 4.0

Honors, Awards: Honor Society inductee, Top 5% of class for four years. First chair bass clarinet in the Western International Band Clinic Phoenix honor band.

College Plans: Enrolled in George Fox University

Career Plans: Major in exercise science and pursue a doctorate and career in physical therapy.

Zachary Gorman

Parents: Thomas and Wendy Gorman

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Top 5%, Third in regional math competition, 2-time gold medalist at Skills USA, National Honor Society member

College Plans: Oregon State University, engineering

Career Plans: Unsure

Nicole Lawler

Parents: Angel Lawler

Honors, Awards: National Honor Society, Top 5% of class

College Plans: Attend Linn Benton Community College

Career Plans: Become and actuary and a basketball coach

Maci Noble

Parents: Dawn and Kevin Noble

GPA: 4.0

Honors, Awards: Top 5% of class; Honors Athlete, 2015-2019; Junior class homecoming princess; Honorable Mention Athlete for Midwestern 5A Soccer League; National FFA State Degree

College Plans: Attending Oregon State University to study biohealth sciences

Career Plans: Dermatologist or veterinarian

Kerala Riley

Parents: Jennifer and Schoen Riley

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Two bronze volunteer presidential service awards

College Plans: Attend Oregon State University

Career Plans: Become a middle school or high school math teacher

Alyson Scheffler

Parents: Joe and Margaret Scheffler

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: FFA Star Agribusiness Award (2018); FFA State Agricultural Sales Proficiency (2018); FFA State Swine Entrepreneurship Proficiency (2019); FFA Greenhand, Chapter, and State Degrees (2016-18); FFA District Outstanding Vice President (2018); Chinese New Year Parade Grand Marshall (2019); EPHS Student of the Year (2016); Top 5% (2016-19); Eagle Point School District Student of the Year (2016); District Star Farmer (2019) ; First Runner Up Pear Blossom Princess (2019); National Honor Society (2016-2019);

College Plans: Attend OSU and major in either agricultural business or pre-med.

Career Plans: Be an agricultural marketer, nurse or dentist.

Emmalee Stevens

Parents: Josh Stevens and Vanessa Schamanek

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Bronze Award for getting top 5% of class for one year; Silver Award for getting top 5% for two consecutive years; Gold Award for getting top 5% for three consecutive years.; Eagle Award for getting top 5% for all four years of high school.; Honors Diploma Recipient; Class Vice President In junior and senior years; Gold Gown; Midwestern League Honorable Mention for Outfield in both 2017 and 2018; Eagle Point High School Volleyball Best Defensive Player

College Plans: Attend Oregon Institute of Technology and major in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Career Plans: After graduating from OIT I plan on pursuing a career as an obstetric and gynecologic sonographer

Logos Public Charter School

Cordelia White

Parents: Roderick and Maya White

GPA: 4.5

Honors, awards: Alpha Zeta Pi – Rogue Community College (RCC) Honor Society; Logos honors diploma; SOU award (25+ credits); RCC award (25 credits); RCC President’s award; Logos Principal’s List; Logos Honor Guard; Oregon Music Teachers Association Syllabus Exams - 10th level; 100+ hours of Community Service; SOU High School Honor Band; SOU Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra

College Plans: Attend SOU to pursue a Bachelor of Music in Performance

Career Plans: Become a solo musician

Phoenix High School

Priscila España

Parents: Bertha Cortes, Domingo España, Alba Pineda

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: AP Scholar; Honor Roll; PHS Silver Community Service Award; Student of the Month; Perfect Attendance; OSAA Speech and Debate State Semi-Finalist; National Honor Society Officer; ASB Secretary; Phoenix City Council Student Representative; WOU Diversity Commitment Scholarship Recipient; Southern Oregon Latino Scholarship Fund Recipient

College Plans: Western Oregon University Honors Program

Career Plans: Public relations

Katelyn Hanson

Parents: John and Robin Hanson

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Honor Roll; Skyline Scholar Athlete; DECA International Qualifier; Virtual Business State Champion

College Plans: Attend the University of Portland to study marketing

Career Plans: Become the marketing director for a large company

Aaron Mendez

Parents: Matias and Sonia Mendez

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: Honor Roll; Skyline Scholar-Athlete; DECA International Qualifier

College Plans: Attend Oregon State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

Career Plans: Become a Civil Engineer and work for a construction company

Prospect Charter School

Maylee Breiholz

Parents: Ben and Renee Breiholz

GPA: 4.06

Honors, awards: Presidential Academic Award; Valedictorian; Citizenship Award; English Excellence Award; History Excellence Award; Coach’s Award; Homecoming Queen; Prom Princess; Pear Blossom Representative; NCU Music Scholarship Award; NCU Leadership Award; NCU Academic Award; All Student Body President; Cheer Team Captain; Basketball Team Captain; Volleyball Team Captain; Lead Performing Arts Roles

College Plans: Attend Northwest Christian University and major in psychology

Career Plans: Become a psychologist in order to help others overcome mental health illnesses and issues

Rogue River Junior/Senior High School

Natalie Bjorge

Parents: Michael and Kerrie Bjorge

GPA: 4.0

College Plans: Southern Oregon University, Honors College and Theater Program

Career Plans: Acting

Talyn Fricke

Parents: Chad and Shawn Fricke

GPA: 4.0

Honors, awards: National Honors Society (three years)

College Plans: Linn Benton Community College, Oregon State University

Career Plans: English Teacher

Laura Howard

Parents: Chris and Maureen Howard

GPA: 4.0

Honors, Awards: Rotary Club Service-Above-Self Award; Oregon FFA State Degree, National Honor Society; Senior Class President; FFA Chapter President; 1st Team All League for Volleyball.

College Plans: Attend Oregon State University and major in agricultural sciences.

Career Plans: Work in a career directly related to the agriculture industry.

Rogue Valley Adventist Academy

Hailey Cherie Bischoff

Parents: Monte & Danika Bischoff

GPA: 4.13

Honors, awards: Honors in Science, History & English; Member of the National Honors Society

College Plans: To pursue at degree at Walla Walla University

Career Plans: Major in Business

St. Mary’s School

Marina Qian

Parents: Qian Hui. Zhang Jiong

GPA: 4.14 unweighted

Honors, awards: Valedictorian, Patrick Naumes Award for Intellectual Curiosity, Cum Laude Society, Rensselaer Award

College Plans: Vanderbilt University

Career Plans: Engineer

Dylan M. Del Pizzo
Nicole Mullen
Tayla Ritchie
Mycala Patereau
Emalee Stevens
Sophie E. Hirtle
Maylee Breiholz
Nicha Praneetpolgrang
Maegan McCoy
Zachary Gorman
Tanner Stach
Sarah Aaronson
Lily Annen
Trent DeBoer
Hannah Doyle
Calvin Whitley
Aly Scheffler
Caleb Acosta
Sierra-Nicole Grunwald
Dylan Kerr
Katrina Singh
Abigail Burton
Samantha Tibbett
Cornelia White
Grace Boisen
Dallin Steven England
Anna McAllister
Campbell Bastian
Marina Qian
Julianne Myers
Calah Loveless
Sadie Stone
Skyler Ledbetter
Zane Blood
Ryan Hungerford
Andrew Hall
Laura Howard
Joshua Hearne
Nicole Lawler
Alice Lulich
Mason G. Rudesheim
Darby Hammond
Natalie Bjorge
Abigail Easton
Kate E. Lunnen
Emily McAllister
Hailey A.{ } Scott
Maci Noble
Maya Livni
Ashley Hidalgo Lazaro
Alexandro Villa
Talyn Fricke
Kaiya John
Jaden Alexander
Hailey Bischoff
Rachel Wilder
Gabrielle J. Parks
Bobby Hodgins
Connor Milani
Katelyn Hanson
Aaron Mendez