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Bonner High announces 2015 valedictorians, salutatorians

March 27, 2015

Bonner Springs High School has announced the Class of 2015 will have four valedictorians and three salutatorians.

BSHS calculates each senior's grade point average, and students will the highest GPAs are selected as valedictorians, while the second-highest GPAs are named salutatorians.

Valedictorians for 2015 are:

• Jacob Dobbs, son of Skipp and Wendy Dobbs. His high school activities included the Science Olympiad team, Academic Decathlon, Scholar's Bowl, Coding Club, track, band and Mayor's Youth Advisory Council. Dobbs plans to attend Kansas State University to major in biochemistry.

• Rachel Johnson, daughter of David and JoEllen Johnson. Her high school activities included being a drum major for the marching band, playing flute in the concert band, Mock Trial, Academic Decathlon, National Honor Society, cheerleading, tennis, French Club, French Honor Society, Jazz Band, choir and 20/20 Leadership. She also was a Kansas Honor Scholar, Kansas Governor Scholar and BSHS Homecoming Queen. Outside of school, she was also a Venturing Scout and took part in National Youth Leadership Training. Johnson plans to attend Kansas University to pursue a degree in pharmacy studies.

• Bailey Presler, daughter of Tracy and Josh Presler. Her high school activities included choir, Mock Trial and Spanish Honor Society. Presler plans to attend KU to study biology.

• Samuel Nelson, son of Kim and Steve Nelson. His high school activities included National Honor Society, Orange Crush, soccer, swimming, Student Council, Key Club, yearbook, Peer Helpers, Friendship Group and Spanish Honor Society. Nelson plans to attend K-State to study business and psychology.

Salutatorians for 2015 are:

• Rayna Weibrecht, daughter of Richard and Rhonda Weibrecht. Her high school activities included French Club and Science Olympiad. Outside of school, she also was involved in Venturing Scouts and Girl Scouts, earning the Girl Scout Gold Award and Venturing Silver Award. Weibrect plans to attend the University of Kentucky to study chemical engineering.

• Mikaela Bennett, daughter of Steven and Brenda Bennett. Her high school activities included volleyball, basketball, softball, Friendship Group, Orange Crush, Kay Club, yearbook, 20/20 Leadership and Unified Sports. Outside of school, she also took park in Girl Scouts. Bennett plans to attend K-State to major in kinesiology.

• Samantha Joyce, daughter of Kathleen and Thomas Joyce. Her high school activities included Orange Dazzlers and Orange Crush. Joyce planed to attend KCKCC end eventually transfer to UMKC to study nursing.


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