Montague High School has announced its accomplished Top 10 members of the Class of 2019, all of whom have achieved grade point averages over four-point.
The entire Montague class will go through commencement on Sunday, June 2, 3:00 p.m., at the football stadium. In case of inclement weather the ceremony would be moved indoors to the high school gym.
This Friday, May 24, the Senior Honors Assembly will be held in the high school auditorium at 8:30 a.m., following a senior breakfast.
Coleton Jensen is the son of Jennifer and Todd Jensen. This fall Cole will be headed to Calvin College to pursue a degree in chemical engineering, and minor in computer science. In high school, Cole ran cross country, indoor track, outdoor track, and competed at state level competitions. Cole holds the school record in the one mile, two mile, 3200 meter relay, and is the owner of the fastest cross country time in school history. Needless to say, Cole is fast. Cole enjoys fishing and sailing and plays multiple musical instruments. Cole’s travel goals include visiting Maldives.
Emily Unger is the daughter of Julie Kessler and Rob Kessler, and Amanda and Mark Unger. After high school Emily will attend Hope College to run cross country and track. Emily plans to go into a STEM major, but is leaning toward biochemistry. Throughout high school Emily was involved in both FFA and the NHS chapter. She played four varsity sports including: soccer, basketball, and ran cross country and track. When she was not busy playing sports or leading an organization she could be spotted working at Pekadills or outside at the beach. If Emily could pick up her bags and go anywhere in the world she would travel to Italy. Emily hopes to have the opportunity of studying abroad while attending Hope.
Amber Morse is the daughter of Amy and Joshua Morse. Amber will be attending the Ascent Gap Year Program at Grace Adventures and afterward she plans on majoring in Graphic Design. In Amber’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, reading, photography, and playing guitar. During her time at MHS, she has been involved in the Choir and the National Honors Society. If Amber was able to able to travel anywhere in the world she would go to Ireland.
Alyssa Wildfong is the daughter of Laurie and Richard Wildfong. Alyssa plans on attending MCC for two years on the Promise Scholarship then later transferring to Cornerstone University to study Pre-Physical Therapy and hopefully spend a semester studying abroad. At MCC, Alyssa plans to complete an Associate’s Degree in Art. Alyssa enjoys photography, traveling, going to concerts, and getting Biggbys with friends. Throughout her high school career, Alyssa has participated in track, volleyball, golf, and being most active in soccer. Alyssa has also participated in band and theater for all four years. Alyssa was nominated as class Vice- President for four years and competed in several FFA competitions. If she had an opportunity to travel, she would choose to explore internationally.
Lauren Seaver is the daughter of Alyssa and Terry Seaver. Lauren plans to attend MCC for 2 years, then transfer elsewhere to earn a degree in either Environmental Engineering or Architecture. In her free time, Lauren enjoys lifting weights, fishing, and taking her dog for bike rides. This year, Lauren was named all-state academic and honorable mention all-conference for volleyball. Lauren’s favorite memory from high school was conquering the escape room experience with her fellow NHS members. If Lauren could travel anywhere she would go to Iceland.
Avery Seaver is the daughter of Amanda and Scott Seaver. Avery will be attending Muskegon Community College this fall. Upon completing two years at MCC, Avery plans to further her studies by earning a Bachelor’s Degree in either architecture, graphic design, or engineering. Avery has also participated in cross country and track. Avery’s greatest memory from high school is going to an indoor high ropes course with her fellow NHS members. If given the opportunity Avery would to travel to Hawaii.
Caleb Genter is the son of Shannon and Kraig Genter. In the fall Caleb will be headed to Michigan Technological University to study Chemical Engineering. Caleb enjoys reading historical texts, kayaking, hanging out with friends, longboarding, and “car stuff.” Caleb has served as an officer for DECA, and recently competed in Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Caleb would love to visit Germany to drive on the Autobahn and the Nurburgring someday.
Will Heckman is the son of Michelle Landis and Bill Heckman. After graduation, Will will be attending MCC for one year then transferring to MSU to major in Biochemistry. After completing his prerequisites for dental school, he will attend and complete his education at a school of his choice. Will enjoys golfing, working out, and spending time with friends. Will was involved in three sports this year: soccer, powerlifting, and golf. Will would love to travel to Europe and go wherever his interests take him.
Alayna McNeil is the daughter of Ann and Kelly McNeil. Alayna will be attending Central Michigan University to seek a International Communications degree. Alayna’s favorite activities include: walking her dogs and spending time with friends. During high school, Alayna participated in cross country, soccer, and DECA, where she recently competed at Internationals in Orlando, Florida. Her greatest high school memory was running cross country and becoming a part of the tightly knit community that the sport creates. She loved spending time with her teammates and coaches through pre-season running and practices. Alayna plans to travel to Greece someday.
William Fitzgerald is the son of Julie and George Fitzgerald. William will be attending Michigan State University for 4 years in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in History Education. In his free time, Will enjoys boating, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, biking, and snowmobiling. Will participated in three MHS Theatre productions and helped layout and create this year’s yearbook. If Will were to travel to another country it would be Italy, specifically Rome to see the Pantheon and the Colosseum.