Mount Pulaski High School Class of 2020 Honors, Awards and future plans
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[May 22, 2020]  Mount Pulaski High School Class of 2020 Honors, Awards and future plans

Maddison Ann Abner

Scholarships Received: $500 Tom Kennedy Memorial Scholarship

Future Plans: Attend Richland Community College to become an RN in 3 years.


Nigel Hunter Adams

Future Plans: Earn a Bachelorís degree in Computer Science.




Elaine Sue Aylesworth

High School Honors: Salutatorian, Earned the Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, National Honor Society, Top Ten, Senior of the Month

Scholarships Received: $1,000 Sydney Edwards Davis Scholarship, $88,000 over 4 years from Bradley University

Future Plans: Attend Bradley University and major in Accounting to earn CPA certification.


Emma Lynn Aylesworth

High School Honors: Earned the Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, National Honor Society, Top Ten

Scholarships Received: $76,000 over 4 years from Trinity Christian College

Future Plans: Attend Trinity Christian College and major in Cross-Cultural Ministry with a minor in History. She also plans to move to Kenya to spread the gospel.


Brandon Hunter Batchelder

High School Honors: Two State appearances in trap and skeet.

Future Plans: Farming with Martin Family Farms.




Bryson T Beccue

High School Honors: High Point Scorer in Scholastic Bowl, 3rd All Sectional in Scholastic Bowl, Eagle Scout, Scholastic Bowl Tomahawk All-Conference, High Scorer in Tomahawk Conference, All-Sectional IHSSBCA Team

Scholarships Received: Liftoff Scholarship, $68,000 over 4 years from Trine University

Future Plans: Attend Trine University and major in Forensic Chemistry and eventually work for ATF.


Leah Catherine Beckers

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College.


Autumn Kelley Elizabeth Benhart

High School Honors: Earned the Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, National Honor Society, Top Ten, Senior of the Month

Scholarships Received: $500 Mt. Pulaski Women in Business, $500 FCCLA Scholarship, $2,000 Shelter Foundation, $2,000 Irma Maxheimer Dana, $26,400 for freshman year from Olivet Nazarene University

Future Plans: Attend Olivet Nazarene University and major in Interior Design.


Shaun Michael Lee Berry

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College to major in Agricultural Business.


Madison Lou Blaum

Scholarships Received: Liftoff Scholarship

Future Plans: Attend the University of Illinois at Springfield and major in Early Childhood Education.


Cody Allen Christopher Brady

Future Plans: Attend trade school for HVAC/heating/cooling.


Blake Douglas Bryant

High School Honors: Skeet State Championship Team

Future Plans: Attend welding school


Dawson Eugene Lee Combs

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College and become a linesman.


Claire Marie Coogan

High School Honors: Class President, Student Council Vice President

Future Plans: Attend Illinois State University and major in Communications.


Olivia Marie Cooper

High School Honors: National Honor Society, Top Ten, Senior of the Month

Scholarships Received: $1,000 MPEA Jill Paget Memorial Scholarship, $2,000 Kim Knauer Scholarship, $62,000 over 4 years from Millikin University

Future Plans: Attend Millikin University and major in Secondary Education to become an English Teacher. She will also play softball at Millikin.
 



Aaron Pressley Davis

Future Plans: Join the work force, maybe attend college or apprenticeship in the future.


Joey Bradford Davis

High School Honors: A

Scholarships Received: $29,235 for freshman year from Illinois College

Future Plans: Attend Illinois College to study Finance. He will also play golf at Illinois College.


Andrew Dennis Dyer

Future Plans: Attend Ozark Christian College and major in Worship Ministry. He will also play soccer at Ozark Christian College.

Elizabeth Renee Fairchild

High School Honors: English Award Junior & Senior Year

Scholarships Received: $74,098 over 4 years from Millikin University

Future Plans: Earn a Bachelorís degree in nursing.

Aidan Mitchell Haigh

Future Plans: Join the Air Force.



Victoria Angelina Hernandez

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College and then transfer to a university.


Zach Lee Hinds

High School Honors: Senior of the Month

Future Plans: Attend Illinois State University and major in History Education.


Roman Lee Howe

High School Honors: A

Future Plans: Attend Lakeland College and study Agricultural Power Technology


Todd Eric Kelly

High School Honors: Pitched a perfect game against Riverton his Junior year.

Scholarships Received: $1,930 for freshman year from Spoon River College, $500 Lincoln-Logan Crime Stoppers Scholarship

Future Plans: Attend Spoon River College and become a K-9 Officer. He will also play baseball at Spoon River College.


Austin Lawrence Killion

Future Plans: Attend Western Illinois University and study Criminal Justice

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Reagan Jodie Kirk

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College and transfer to a university to earn a degree in Accounting.


Brandon Joseph Lee Kretzinger 

High School Honors: Senior of the month, First Team Tomahawk Conference

Future Plans: Attend Illinois College and major in Accounting. He will also play football at Illinois College.

Sharon Amelia Kuhlman

High School Honors: FFA President, Senior of the Month

Scholarships Received: $24,000 from Northern Illinois university, $500 Mt. Pulaski Women in Business Scholarship, $1,000 FFA Alumni Scholarship, $4,000 Lester Werntz Memorial Scholarship

Future Plans: Attend Northern Illinois University to study Event Planning.



Braydin Michael Lanners

High School Honors: State Championship Trap Team

Future Plans: Join the work force.

 

 


Bailey Elaine Leete

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College for CNA and then transfer to nursing school to become an RN.


Benjamin William Leka

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College for a fire science degree. He then plans to transfer to the fire academy and become a fire fighter.


Jamie Lee Letterle

High School Honors: Skeet and Trap Teams

Scholarships Received: John Deere Tech Internship through AHW, $1,000 Caleb Coogan Memorial Scholarship

Future Plans: Attend Lake Land College and study John Deere Technology.


Robert Kaden Mott

High School Honors: Three time All-State Trap, All-State Skeet, #1 Ranked shooter in Illinois Junior year.

Scholarships Received: $500 Logan County Pheasants Forever #894 Scholarship

Future Plans: Attend Fort Hays State University and major in Agriculture. He will also compete on the shooting team.

Jade Marie Moughan



Dustin Curtis Murphy

High School Honors: National Honor Society, Top Ten, Two Time Conference Champion in the 300 meter hurdles

Scholarships Received: $76,000 over 4 years from Illinois College

Future Plans: Attend Illinois College and major in Physical Education. He will also compete on the track team at Illinois College.


McKayla Lynn Nye


Jurnee Kelly Estelle Oliver

High School Honors: A

Future Plans: Attend Webster University and major in Journalism and Media Services.


Emma Mae Margaret Otto

Future Plans: Earn a degree in Psychology.


Trent Michael Otto

Future Plans: Earn a degree in Game Design


Chloe Ann Przykopanski

Future Plans: Undecided


Maddie Elanie Roberts

Future Plans: Attend the University of Illinois at Springfield for pre-nursing and then transfer to a nursing school.


Thomas Wayne Stauffer

Scholarships Received: $500 Claus Tanner Memorial Scholarship, $16,000 over 4 years from Johnson University

Future Plans: Attend Johnson University to study Worship Ministry


Makayla Rene Stewart

High School Honors: State Championship Trap Team

Future Plans: Attend Midwest Technical Institute to earn a Phlebotomy License and CNA. She also plans to become a registered nurse.


Paige Elizabeth Stewart

High School Honors: FFA President, Volleyball (4 years), Student Council (2 years), Senior Class Officer, Maintained a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.5 or higher, Senior of the Month

Scholarships Received: $1,000 FFA Alumni Scholarship, $500 Hilltop Club of Mt. Pulaski Scholarship

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College and major in Business or Aviation Management.


Josh Jay Stroud

Future Plans: Work construction.



Taylor Nicole Trimmer

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College.


Isabella Marie Wade

High School Honors: Earned Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, Valedictorian, Top Ten, National Honor Society, 4 Year Letter Winner in Volleyball, 4 Year Letter Winner in Basketball, Senior of the Month

Scholarships Received: $500 Senior of the Year, $3,000 Mack Family Scholarship from Lincoln Land Community College

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College and major in pre-medicine. She will also play volleyball for Lincoln Land Community College.


Cassidy Betsy Jane Walton

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College and then transfer to St. Johnís School of Nursing to become an RN.


Kaylee Renee Wilham

High School Honors: Top Ten, Senior of the Month

Scholarships Received: $32,000 over 4 years from Ohio University

Future Plans: Attend Ohio University and major in Chemical Engineering.


Teagan Hunter Wyss

High School Honors: Earned the Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, Top Ten, National Honor Society, Eagle Scout, State Scholar

Future Plans: Attend Lincoln Land Community College and then transfer to the University of Illinois to earn a degree in Business Management.


Jaron Bradley Yakle

[Terry J. Morgan
Principal
Mt. Pulaski High School]

 

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