Kylan Feld named valedictorian, Jared Moser is salutatorian
Aberdeen High School has named Kylan Feld as valedictorian for the graduating class of 2014. Jared Moser has earned the title of salutatorian.
Graduation ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 29, in the Aberdeen Middle School gymnatorium at 7 p.m. Tim Satterfield will be the commencement speaker for the graduates.
AHS has also named the other students making up the top seniors of the graduating class. Following are the highlights of the top fourteen before the final grades were calculated. The top ten of the class was not available at the Times deadline. The top graduates following Feld and Moser are not in order..
Kylan Davis Feld, son of Conan and Jodie Feld, will attend Idaho State University in the fall on a full academic scholarship majoring in Business Management/Entrepeneurship. He wants to use the knowledge gained in college to start and develop his business ideas. He was involved in National Honor Society, Academic Decathlon, FFA, varsity golf all four years and was named the Most Valuable Player as a sophomore. He was freshman class president, sophomore and junior class vice presidents, and student body president and was named to the high honor roll all four years of school. He enjoys work, golf, riding dirt bikes, scuba diving, playing guitar and spending time with his family.
Jared Deloy Moser, son of Lisa Pankau and Gregory Moser, will serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this fall. After his mission he will attend Utah State University and study pre-medical and then hopes to go on to medical school to get a degree in physical therapy or exercise physiology. He has been involved in concert band, jazz band, school musicals, National Honor Society, and has been on the track team. He has earned several awards and honors in band. He enjoys playing piano, playing saxophone, listening to music, hanging out with friends, watching movies, biking and reading.
Alejandro Cardona, son of Gabriel and Maria Cardona, will attend Idaho State University in the fall and is planning to major in the medical field. He was involved in National Honor Society, serving as vice president, was Student Body vice president, a mentor in the Ignition Program, school musical, school choir, Academic Decathlon, earning two second place medals in interview, played varsity basketball, varsity football and track, and was a volunteer for “Tell It To Me Straight” program. He enjoys listening to music and singing, watching movies, teaching religious education on Sundays and having fun with friends.
Kira Ann Shelman, daughter of Tod and SueAnn Shelman, will attend Brigham Young University-Idaho in the fall and wants to become a dental hygienist. She was involved in basketball, track, participating at state in high jump, was first runner-up in the 2014 Distinguished Young Women program, was in the high school musicals “Les Miserables” and “Shrek”, and was president of her church youth group. For her senior project she made quilts for humanitarian aid. She enjoys playing the piano, snowboarding and wakeboarding, reading and loves crafts – including quilting, sewing, crocheting and knitting, and loves sleeping in her hammock on nice days.
Bridger Paul Vollmer, son of Karl and Mychelle Vollmer, will work this summer and serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He played four years of football, was senior class treasurer and a member of National Honor Society. He enjoys sports, riding dirt bikes, camping, sleeping and hanging out with friends.
Zane Jacob Bono, son of John and Leciel Bono, will serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He played varsity football, was named fifth district first team all league defensive end, played basketball, earning Most Valuable Player in 2013-2014, was a member of the golf team, earning Most Valuable Player in 2010-2011, and was a state Academic Decathlon participant. He enjoys riding dirt bikes and having a good time.
Marissa Jean Andersen, daughter of Glenn and Tami Andersen, will attend Brigham Young University-Idaho in January and graduate with an art or English degree. She was involved in National Honor Society, high school musicals, was Distinguished Young Women interview and scholastic award winner, Ignition Program mentor, and on the church seminary council. She enjoys reading, drawing, riding horses, writing and singing.
Lauren Ashley Klassen, daughter of Doug and Tricia Klassen, wants to get a job working with people and is considering her options at Idaho State University this fall. She was inducted into National Honor Society as a freshman and served as secretary her senior year. She has been involved in track, choir, musical and the “Cook To Be Kind” program. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing piano and guitar, singing, snowboarding, volleyball and anything outdoors.
No information was available at press time for William Henry Toevs. He is the son of Ritchey and Joanne Toevs.
LaShae Lyn Hamilton, daughter of Joe and Danielle Hamilton, will obtain her CNA this summer and get a job as a care-giver. In the fall she will go to College of Southern Idaho to become a licensed practical nurse. She has played volleyball through the years. She took Honors English to receive dual credit and appreciates the opportunity to do that. She won the “Why I Love Aberdeen” scholarship from the Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce. She enjoys playing volleyball, camping and hanging out with family and friends.
Kamille Lynette Foster, daughter of Gary and Kandie Foster, will attend Brigham Young University – Hawaii in September and plans to study marine biology and vocal performance for a year and then go on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After returning from her mission she will resume college. She was class president for sophomore, junior and senior classes, cheerleading captain, going with the team to two state championships, a member of National Honor Society, in the high school musicals, in both jazz and concert bands, Business Professionals of America (BPA) and was second runner up in the Distinguished Young Women 2014 program. She enjoys playing the piano, saxophone and flute, riding bikes, journal writing, cheerleading and singing.
Shelbey Janet Warren, daughter of Kevin Warren and Tamara Warren, will attend Utah State University in the fall and study music therapy and sociology. She was in cheerleading three years and as a freshman received the All-American Cheerleader Award and was a member of the state champion cheer team in 2011. She has been in the high school musicals, choir, jazz and pep bands, BPA, and was third runner up in the 2014 Distinguished Young Women program. She is also active in her church group. She enjoys singing, dancing, playing piano, spending time with her family swimming, reading and anything else that sounds fun.
Emmylou Nugent, daughter of Brian and Debbie Nugent, will attend College of Southern Idaho in the fall and plans on becoming a registered nurse. She was active in FFA and was the 2013-14 South Upper Snake River District president and earned her district Star Farmer award. She played basketball as a freshman and sophomore, was a BPA member, and National High School Rodeo Association member. She shows steers in FFA at the Power County Fair and has been an active 4-H member for 8 years. She enjoys spending time with her family, hunting riding horses, working with her family cattle, camping, and anything that keeps her busy and helps out other people in need.
Fernando Torres, son of Martin and Gloria Torres, plans on attending Idaho State University to be an engineer or a financial advisor. He played soccer all four years of high school and was awarded Most Valuable Player his senior year. His junior year he received the Outstanding Student Award for geometry, Fit for Life, U.S. history and zoology. He enjoys playing soccer in the Sunday league and playing indoor soccer during the winter. He also enjoys teaching Sunday School in the Catholic Church.