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HHS Students of the Month

March
Harrisonville High School has recently announced the students of the month for March. Seniors Randi Buerge and Chase Spence were selected by the faculty to receive this honor.

Buerge is the daughter of Kevin and Diane Buerge.

Her school activities include art club and she’s been on the Principal’s Honor Roll throughout high school.

Outside of school, she is a member of Sycamore Grove Mennonite Church and participates in youth group as well as volunteering for church activities.

Her hobbies include painting - watercolor, oil, and acrylic, drawing, and sculpture. She also likes to read and write.

Buerge’s plans after high school are to attend the University of Central MIssouri.

Spence is the son of Jerry Spence and Nelia Spence.

His school activities include Music Makers and Student Council. He serves as vice president of the senior class.

His hobbies include soccer, working out, working on cars, and drawing.

Spence is hoping to gain admission to the Air Force Academy or Naval Academy. He says if those plans do not work out, he will attend Missouri S&T and apply for the academies again next year.

The HHS Students of the Month are selected on the basis of character, citizenship, and academics.
February
Harrisonville High School has recently announced the students of the month for February. Seniors Aubrey Valentich and Elijah Hart were selected by the faculty to receive this honor.

Valentich is the daughter of Steve and Connie Valentich and Jennifer Valentich.

Her school activities include Music Makers, Key Club, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions, National Honor Society, and Science Club. She is the Activities Director for Key Club and a student representative to the HHS Bright Futures Council.
Outside of school, she is active in her church and serves as a worship leader at Antioch Southern Baptist Church.

Her hobbies include singing, reading, hanging out with friends, and helping out in the community.

Valentich’s plans after high school include attending the University of Kansas to double major in biology and Spanish in the hopes of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.

Hart is the son of Michael and Sharon Hart.

His school activities include debate and Student Council.

He is president of debate and executive treasurer for Student Council.

Outside of school he is involved in martial arts - he is a second degree black belt in hapkido - and he serves as an assistant teacher for children’s church.

His hobbies include working out, hanging out with friends, and playing pool.

Hart has enlisted in the US Navy signing a six-year contract working in the nuclear field.

The HHS Students of the Month are selected on the basis of character, citizenship, and academics.
 
January
Harrisonville High School has recently announced the students of the month for January. Seniors Vivian Hartzler and Matthais Carder were selected by the faculty to receive this honor.

Hartzer is the daughter of Harry and Mary Hartzler.

Her school activities include basketball.

Outside of school, she is active in her church including helping with children’s church and Bible school and taking mission trips to Indian reservations.

Her hobbies include reading and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

Hartzler’s plans after high school include attending college to major in elementary education.

Carder is the son of Doug and Sheri Carder.

His school activities include debate, theatre, Student Council, National Honor Society, and Freshman Mentoring.

He is vice president of Student Council and debate and serves on the leadership council of drama.

His hobbies include swimming, writing, and studying history.

After high school, Carder plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science at the University of Missouri.

The HHS Students of the Month are selected on the basis of character, citizenship, and academics.
 
December
Harrisonville High School has recently announced the students of the month for December. Seniors Eleanor Dick and Austin Schaub were selected by the faculty to receive this honor.

Dick is the daughter of Ray and Jenifer Dick.

Her school activities include soccer, National Honor Society, and Student Council.

She is the president of the senior class and an All-State Honorable Mention for soccer.

Her hobbies include reading, hanging out with friends, and watching Netflix.

Dick’s plans after high school include attending college to major in psychology. She hopes to then go to med school to become a psychiatrist.

Schaub is the son of Kenton and Kerry Schaub.

His school activities include SADD, Student Council, and wrestling.

He is president of SADD, senior class secretary, and a wrestling manager.

His hobbies include hanging out with friends, staying in shape, and helping out the wrestling team.

After high school, Schaub plans to attend either the United States Naval Academy or Mizzou.

The HHS Students of the Month are selected on the basis of character, citizenship, and academics.
 
 
November
Harrisonville High School has recently announced the students of the month for November. Seniors Baylee Streit and Jake Holden were selected by the faculty to receive this honor.

Streit is the daughter of Steven and Michelle Streit.

Her school activities include varsity soccer, varsity swim, band, drumline, Freshman Mentoring, National Honor Society, SkillsUSA, National Technical Honor Society, and Criminal Justice/CSI.

She is the president of band, co-chair of Freshman Mentoring, vice president of NHS, and captain of the drumline and swim team
Outside of school, she is involved involved in club soccer, serving as team captain, and the HCC worship team.

Her hobbies include playing the drums, playing soccer with KC Prime, and watching anything superhero related while relaxing.

Streit’s plans after high school are to attend Central Methodist University to major in Criminal Justice while playing soccer. After college, she plans to go into a police academy and become a superhero.

Holden is the son of Lon and Ginger Holden.

His school activities include National Honor Society, DECA, Student Council, and varsity tennis.

He is president of NHS, a representative for Student Council, and the treasurer for DECA.

Outside of school Holden is an active member of Antioch Southern Baptist Church and part of Launch Pad Leadership.

His hobbies include hanging out with friends, bike rides, watching movies, and hanging out with his newly adopted sister from China.

After high school, Holden plans to attend a four-year university to major in biology/biochemistry with a pre-med emphasis. Following graduation, he plans to attend medical school to become a pediatrician.

The HHS Students of the Month are selected on the basis of character, citizenship, and academics. 
October
Harrisonville High School has recently announced the students of the month for October. Seniors Julia Yoder and Ty Cook were selected by the faculty to receive this honor.
   
Yoder is the daughter of Eric and Sonya Yoder.

Her school activities include cross country and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Outside of school, she is involved with Harrisonville Community Church, 816 Youth Group, HCC Worship Team, and HCC Children’s Ministry and skit team. She is a small group leader for a junior high girls’ group, and a worship leader for the 816 Youth Group.

Her hobbies include playing guitar, singing, and running.

She is undecided about her plans after high school.

Cook is the son of David and Allyson Cook.

His school activities include football, FFA, National Honor Society, wrestling, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
He is the FFA Chapter President.

Outside of school, Cook is involved in the Future Soldiers Program and the Mo-Kan Youth Rodeo Association.
His hobbies include hunting, hiking, and horseback riding.

After high school, Cook plans to serve in the United States Army Reserve while attending an undecided university to major in agriculture and participate in the ROTC program.

The HHS Students of the Month are selected on the basis of character, citizenship, and academics.
 
September
Harrisonville High School has recently announced the students of the month for September. Seniors Landon Getz and Wyatt Maxwell were selected by the faculty to receive this honor.

Getz is the daughter of Chad Getz and Melissa Glaze.

Her school activities include soccer, dance, National Honor Society, Freshman Mentoring, show choir, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

She is the captain of the dance and soccer teams and dance captain of Music Makers.

Outside of school, she is involved with her church.

Her hobbies include art, fashion, running, music and dance.

Getz’s plans after high school are to attend a four-year college to major in fashion design and illustration and minor in business. She hopes to attend San Francisco State University.

Maxwell is the son of Christopher Maxwell and the late Rachel Maxwell.

His school activities include Freshman Mentoring (FMP), drama, varsity show choir, Student Council, Bright Futures, swim team, and debate.

He is co-chair of FMP, president of Drama Club and Music Makers, Student Body President, and a member of the Bright Futures Advisory Board.

His hobbies include school, singing for pleasure, and dabbling in poultry.

After high school, Maxwell plans to attend Mid-America Nazarene University to major in theology and then on to Nazarene Theological Seminary to earn a Master’s in Divinity to follow his calling to become a pastor.

The HHS Students of the Month are selected on the basis of character, citizenship, and academics. 
 



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