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Congratulations to the Ankeny Schools Graduating Classes of 2016

Ankeny High School Commencement

Ankeny Centennial High School Commencement

 
 
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ANKENY, Iowa (June 6, 2016) - On June 4 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., the 103rd graduating class of Ankeny High School and the third graduating class of Ankeny Centennial High School, the classes of 2016, walked across the stage at the Drake Knapp Center in Des Moines and completed their high school careers.

Seniors Sarah Rose Ballard, Matthew Brucker, and Ekta Patel addressed the AHS seniors, while Ben Friedman, Colton Miller, and Colton Sleister addressed the ACHS seniors at the later ceremony.  The 627 graduates at the two ceremonies and were also addressed by Superintendent of Schools Dr. A. Bruce Kimpston and School Board President Mr. George Tracy.

The Board of Education, administration, faculty and staff of the Ankeny Community School District would like to commend and congratulate our graduating seniors.

Those graduating are listed below.
AHS Class of 2016
 
Jude Alfred Aboagye 
Grant Kruse Acoymo
Trent Thomas Ahern
Lily Noel Alger
Brock Abdullah Altourah
Greg William Anderberg
Mackenzie Lauren Anderson
Mariah Kelsey Anderson
George Alexander Archer
Garrett Michael Arnold
Cheyanne Blue Azbill
Jacob Matthew Babcock ♦◘
Iryl Blessy Bacdayan ◘
Sarah Rose Ballard ♦◘
Morgan Marie Banker
Kylie Rene Barbour
Ashley Marie Baxter
Morgan Kay Beck ◘
Krystal Noel Bellis
Chloe Jane Bender
Parker David Bentz
Nicholas William Best
Jonnathon Jody Blanchard
Katherine Marie Bleeker
John Sebastian Blythe
Brock Allen Bond
Justin Cody Brammer
Jonathan Arron Brewer
Shelby Lynn Brockway
Cory Michael Brooks
Olivia Marie Brooks
Matthew Paul Brucker ♦◘
Katherine Marie Bucklin ♦◘
Indigo Rae Burget
Brandt Baxter Butler
Jack Ray Buttjer
Emma Taylor Califf ◘
Amber Bailey Campbell
Alison Rae Canfield ◘
Kristen Kay Carlson
Madison Kristine Carson
Madison Elizabeth Carter
Lacey Joan Casel
Nathan Jeffrey Champagne
Lydia Ruth Chandler
Noah Michael Christensen
Savannah Lacey Clark
Zoee Elizabeth Clark
Caroline Kaylin Claxton
Nova Rae Cline
Riley Alexander Close
Zachary Ray Coglizer ♦◘
Lauren Marie Coon ♦
Joshua Allen Craig
Aautumn Marie Cross
Kaitlyn Ann Cubit
Trystan Dean Cummins
Keely Rae Dake
Lisa Sue Dauterive
Abigail Lauren Davis
Madison Paige Day
Colt Joseph DeArmond
Annika Marie Della Vedova ◘
Alexis Debra Dietz-Noel
Allison Nicole Doocy ◘
Alyssa Marie Doolittle
Sydney Vincenza Downing
Kaylee Marie Drea
Joel Thomas Dyer
Nickolas Allen Ebbers
Kathryn Allison Edgington
Alessandro Luigiromeo Elia ♦◘
Parker James Paul Elwell
Brandon Lee Engelstad
Emily Paige Farrell
Hailey Shay Fenner
Seth Anthony Ferlitsch
Josiah Reuben Frazier ◘
Taylor Elizabeth Freeman
Fred Quaye Nortey Frimpong
Joshua Louis Gardner
Addison Lee Gatch
Dylan James Gatrost
Emily Sue Gaulke
Ryan James Geary
Emilee Kay Geopfert
Emily Sue George
Michael Anthony Gerhardt
Maddison Lee Gering
Megan Elizabeth Gethmann
Katlynn Ann Godfrey
Mason Cole Goffinet ◘
Fernando Gonzalez
Rachel Elizabeth Gray ◘
Jacob Gray Greiner
Joshua Daniel Grimm
Ryan Martin Gudka
Nathan Martin Haack
Elizabeth Lauren Haldin
Catherine Rose Hall
Breanna Rae Haltom
Mason James Hampel
Stacie Lynne Hampel
Ethan Wayne Hanna
Benjamin Owen Harrison ◘
Hudson Scott Haws
Kyle Brian Haynes
Trey Jacob Hedgecock
Jordan Zachary Henkes
Amy Nicole Hennings ♦◘
Kali Michelle Hentzel
Antonio George Hernandez
Sierra Marie Herrera
Adrian Jared Highsmith
Taylor Loraine Hill
Connor Russell Hilsenbeck
Jacob Seward Hinman
Andrea Jean Hobbs
Cassidy Jordan Hosch
Jacquelyn Huynh ♦◘
Cory Lee Ingram
Tyler Kenneth Inthalangay
Miles Jameson Israel
Jenna Marie Iversen
Courtney Brianna Jackson
Kendall Kaye Jansen
Dylan Jacob Jordan
Mirela Kahrimanovic
Jason Allen Kautz
Michael Earnest Kelley
Rachel Marie Kerger ♦◘
McKenzi Rae Kipling
Ryan James Kirschman
Zachary Douglas Klosterman
Quintin Oliver Konen
Andrew Michael Kottra
Jordan Lee Kovac
Kevin Vurl Krupa
Isaiah Paul Lawrence
Bryce Lee Lay
Taylor Nicole Lenhart
Riesa Hongwen Lepak
Brooke Kalin Lilienthal ◘
Carl Elmer Linder V
Benjamin Jennings Linn
Binh Zech Loc
Kaylen Joy Luttenegger
Cameron Robert Lynch
Conrad Ray Lynch
Marcus Marcel Arthur Mallory
Rachel Anne Manderscheid ◘
Seth Edward Marshall
Christopher Robert Martin
Tierra Lynn Rose Martin
Allison Rae Martz
Tyler Steven Maschoff
Jonathan Anthony Masiello
Hannah Marie McCann
Mitchell Thomas McClain
Riley Callen McCoy ◘
Caitlyn Michelle McLeod
Christopher Michael McLeod
Matthew Tyler Menegay
Kathryn Elizabeth Miller
Robert Dale Miller ◘
Natalie Elaine Mixdorf
Raegan Elizabeth Moeller
Kellan Scott Mooi ◘
Kaitlyn Laurel Moon
Joseph Eugene Moore
Nathaniel Miles Moore
Tim James Moore
Emily Anne Morris
Jared Michael Morrissey
Alyssa Marie Mulcahy ♦◘
MacKenzie Rae Mulhern
Robert Christian Murrow
Aaron James Neece
Colton Alan Neely
Evan Walter Nelson
Tiffany Evon Nelson
Charles George Nissen-Pickard
McKaylin Ann Noltensmeier
Paige Ellen Norgaard
Katia Nucico
William Glen Nurre ◘
Griffin John O’Connell
Conrad Aleric Ofstein
Sydney Paige Ofstein
Rachel Christine Ori
John Anthony Orlanes
Brooke Dianne Osburn
Dallas Jordan Ott
Cole Clarence Otto
Brandon Henning Pahl ◘
Samuel Jacob Parker
Taylor Alan Parrish
Ekta Anilkumar Patel ♦
Makenzie Faith Payne
Nicholas Edward Perez
Juliandra Lizbeth Perez Hernandez
Olivia Grace Pick
MaKayla Jo Pilcher
Jonah Michael Plummer
Alexander Blair Powers ♦◘
Jessica Marie Putzier ◘
Jacob Thomas Quigley
Kelsi Anne Ransom
Danielle Rose Rasty
Kylie Lauren Regensburger
Robert Connor Reid
Adam Curtis Reiter
Erin Leighton Reysack ♦◘
Joanna Mae Richardson
Tanner Joseph Rinker
Conor Patrick Riordan ♦◘
James David Ripper ♦◘
Victoria Marie Rivera Snyder
Joel Howard Roberts
Noah Scott Rohlfing
William Robert Roling ◘
Nathan William Ross
George Mason Rotsart
Sam Michael Rupiper
Emily Christine Russell
Alexander Mathue Sauvaine
Alec Brian Schaubhut
Chantelle Ann Marie Schaubhut
Mallory Elizabeth Schuller
Anna Elaine Schweers
Ryan John Seivert
Hannah Marie Shadravan
Blake Evan Shaffer
Collin Michael Shannon
Nicholas Michael Shaw ♦◘
Tyler William Shook
Kaci Raye Shupe
Philip Robert Sindt
Jacqueline Nicole Smart ♦◘
Harley Marie Smith
Ivy Irene Smith
Kasey Lynn Smith ♦
Emma Jane Sorensen ◘
Kyle Jordan Spear
Taylor Harding Spencer
Megan Elizabeth Steim
Chelsey Jo Stephenson
Conner James Stifel
Hannah Taylor Stohs
Hannah Lynn Stolp
Nicole Grace Stout
Malorie Rhyann Strong
Chase LaSalla Struse
Diana Rose Sullivan
Jacob Lewis Sunde
Mariah Nicole Teska
Rylee Marie Thomas
Alexandria Lynn Thompson
Angel Van Thong
Brandon Anthony Toth ♦◘
Riley Garrett Trent
Brendan Thomas Trimble
Gunnar Colton Vance
Alyssa Louise VanDerKamp
Hannah Nichole VanWyk
Jack Edward Voigt
Sean Austin Volz
Seth Sebastian Walk
Katelyn Ann Walljasper
Parker Dallas Walsh
Jenna Marie Weier
Chloe Ann Weiss-Streeter
Nathaniel Michael Wernimont ♦◘
Alexandra Rachel Westercamp
Jackson Henry Westhoff
Isaac Hamilton Whisler ♦
Jordan Jaymes Larson White
Rebekah Jane White
Christopher Robert Wignall
Seth Allen Willis
Amber Sue Winters
Michael James Woods
Samantha Rose Woods
Michael Alexander Wright
Megan Marie Yerigan
Taylor Jane Young
Aaron Jacob Zellmer
Samantha JoLynn Zoss
 
 
 
ACHS Class of 2016
 
Kelsey-Faith Muyang Abeh
Vyshakh George Abraham ◘
Taylor Nicole Adams
Jami Ann Agosti
Samantha Rose Akers
Taylor Elizabeth Anderson
Tyler David Ashton
Tyler Atagozli ◘
Jessica K. Ault
Ethan Tyler Babcock
Bradley James Bahr
Matthew Grey Baldus
Samuel L. Balukoff
John D. Banta
Madison Avery Banyas
Joshua Michael Barger
Hannah Antionette Barragan
Nolan Alexander Baskins
Emilee Kase Batey
Sydney Elizabeth Baxter
Christopher Beck
Jacob Lee Beck
Olivia June Becker
Morgan Ann Berger
Kaylee Renee Birt
Rebecca Jay Blackmer ◘
Kevin D. Blok n
Troy Casjen Boelman
Alexis Kori Borcherding
Analise Margery Bose
Kristopher M Bradish
Danell Kristin Bramow
Meg Marie Brandt
Ian Maxwell Brant
Michael Iyan Breese
Jeremiah David Bresler
Claudia J. Bresson
Alexis Nicole Brown ♦◘
Taylor M. Brown ◘
Andrea Bruno
Jerry Dale Bryant
Steven Lee Burroughs
Nathaniel S. Byerly
Alexandria Morgan Cain
Teryn Lynn Campbell
Mackenzie Renee Carroll
Matthew Allen Chlupach
Brandon Jason Christensen
Jared M. Coady
Macie Jordan Hope Codina
Benjamin Thomas Colwell
Jaden Patrick Cooper
Sean Michael Cooper Montano
Katelyn Couchman
Ashlyn Ann Cox
Camilla Alayne Cox ♦◘
Adam R. Cron
Connor Patrick Cullen
Hugo Rodrigues Da Nobrega
Clarissa F. Dahm ◘
Olivia J. Danner
Ana Katriel Davis
Meagan Shirley Day
Taylor Kristin Day
Zachary Scott Deaton ◘
Heidi Grace DeBoer
Harrison Marcus Densmore ♦
Allison Marcia DePrez
Jonas R. Dierenfield
Austin Lyle Dippel
Jared R. Dobesh
Mitchel J. Dooley
Kailey JoAnne Douglas
Katelyn E. Douglas
Hannah Marie Draayer
Taelar Jo Drummond
Allyson B. Eaton
Chase Elijah Edwards
Allison M. Eisentrager
Carlos Elizalde
Bryce Taylor Empey
Samantha Jo Enos
Kaitlin Elizabeth Erb
Caroline Rose Fiedler ♦
Madelyn Clarenda Ford Fiene
Tyler James Follett
Landon Jacob Fraser
Cassandra Lynn Frazier ♦◘
Benjamin James Friedman ♦
Ryan C. Funk
Andrew Maddux Funke
Brody Delane Galvin
Maxwell Avery Garton ◘
Devin Cristian Gatica
Justin Paul Gilmour
Nicholas Leo Gingery
Michael Ray Glenn
Noah Conrad Goetzinger
Sarah Noelle Graham ♦◘
Victoria Jo Gramentz
Emily Anne Graval
Anna Marie Graves ♦◘
Brenda L. Guan ♦◘
Gage W. Gullett
Taylor Rose Hale
Kaleb Scott Hammes
Thomas Dean Hammond
Lucas Mitchell Hannusch
Darian Maureen Hans
Cassandra Jane Harriott
Henry Ethan Harris
Emily Ann Hauser
Tyler James Havens ◘
Conner L. Heckart
Brandon Wesley Heilskov
Christian David Heimer
Jud Hussein Helalat
Arianna Helmbrecht ◘
Alec J.R. Helmkamp
Savanna Jo Henning ♦◘
Kodie Rae Herman
Zyanya Hernandez
Grace Caroline Herzberg ◘
Grant J. Hilbert
Tressa Marie Hobbs
Dustin Hogan
John Leo Hollinrake ◘
Joshua Reid Holst ◘
William Christopher Hopkins ◘
Ryley Jean Hoven ◘
Taylor Jean Hoven ◘
Gabrielle Susan Howard
Aubrey Elizabeth Hragyil
Bradley Roger Hrubes ◘
Joseph Hudson
Jacob J. Hunzelman
Margaret Jean Huseman ◘
Bailey Ireland
Hampton Coye Iverson
Abby Taylor Johnson
Bobbi Lee Johnson
Katherine Ann Johnson
Savana E. Johnson
Ryle E. Jones
Taylor Marie Jones
Blake Adam Kassmeyer ♦
Keegan Lee Kearney
Jacob Robert Keeley
Karli M. Kerrigan
Hannah Rose King
Kristine Diane Knief
Lexi Rae Koerselman
Cory Joe Koster
Madison Riley Kramer
Nicholas Ryan Kramer
Kaitlyn Grace Kray
Eldar Krdzalic
Edina Kremic ◘
Jenni Serena Maia Kroneman ♦◘
Chloe Suzanne Landsverk
Kylie Rae Lane
Riley Lewis Larson
Chase Donald Lathrum
Sheldon Isaac Leazer
Elli Nicole Leiting
Kendyl Jean Lindaman ◘
Justin James Ling
Anel Lisinovic
William Blake Livingston
Jesse Michael Lord
Hunter Seytune Lovanh
Baylee Jean Luce
Dakota Sheridan Lucht ♦◘
Luke Ryan Mackaman
Abbey Rose Manfull
Grant Robert Manfull
Hannah Jane Manfull
Raimond O. Manuel
Rainier Manuel
Ryan Jeffrey Marshall
Madison Leigh Martin
Sarah Magee Martin
Jacob Steven Maruth ◘
Cameron Alexander Mason ◘
Mackenzie C. Mast
Anne Elizabeth Mathis
Haley Ann Matter
Mitchell P. McAleer
Matthew A. McCoid
Macie Marie McDaniel
Jorden Leigh McKibbin
James Richard McNaughton
Shaylee Anne Mead
Macy Sue Meredith ◘
Austin Joe Meyer ◘
Braquell Aaron Meyer
Jonathan Meza Ramirez
Benjamin Thomas Miller
Colton James Miller ♦◘
Jack M. Miller
Steven Edward Miller
Zachary William Millsap
Gary Asa Mitchell ◘
Kinuka Miwa
Janina Jacqueline Monk
Ian Thomas Moore
Kylie M. Morgan
Mary Jo Morgan
Tanner R. Morgan ◘
Jailyn Milan Muhammad
Nicholas Lee Muhlenbruck
Ashlyn Nicole Murray
Grace Lee Navin
Dakotia John Neer
Mary Rebecca Neff
Tyler Elliott Nelson ◘
Samantha R. Nichols
Casey Jane Nickel
Andrew Scott Niedermann
Rachel Sue Nielsen
Addison Lynn Nyman
Hannah E. Oakie
Randolph James Obranovic
Nicholas Todd Oelmann
Zachary Thomas Owens
Courtney A. Palmersheim
Marcel William Patyk ◘
Alexis Marie Paulson
Gabriel CL Pavlik
Adreana Jo Perry
Justin William Peterson
Kayla Ann Peterson ♦
Timothy Gordon Peterson
Jennifer Petsche
Olivia Ann Pierce
Matthew Joseph Porche
Andrew John Prange
Emmi Jo Primrose
Lucas John Quinlin
Alexis Ivan Ramirez
Emily Elizabeth Ramsey
Hannah M. Reysack
Michael J. Reysack
Sydney J. Reysack
Nickolas Fuller Ribeiro
Elizabeth J. Richardson
Lauren Mary Rieck
Grant Christian Riedel
John Nicholas Rivera
Nicholas Chan Robinson ◘
Connor Benj Robson
Ashley Brooke Rodgers
Daniel Alexander Rodriguez-Arzola ◘
Ashley Marie Rolf
Trey Jordan Rouse
Sydney Elizabeth Ruggless ♦◘
Dillon T. Rupp
Zachary Joseph Ryan
Connor J. Saddoris
Jacob Anthony Sahr
Gonzalo Salgado-Torrubia
Olivia F. Sandvold ♦◘
Matthew Alec Santos
Ian Anderson Saylor
Ethan Henry Scheidegger
Kyle Boyd Schiltz
Greg David Schon
Samuel Jacob Schreck ♦◘
Kristyn Celeste Schroeder
Brian James Schumacher
Michael Joseph Schwering
Lindsey Lee Settle
Katie Marie Severs
Caleb Michael Shaw
Annalise Elizabeth Shearer
Tucker David Short
Mallory A. Showalter ◘
Corbyn Reed Shumaker
Isaac James Sinclair ◘
Montana Chad Slagel
Colton Sydney Sleister ♦◘
Dallas Dean Smith ◘
Jackson James Smith
Ryli Smith ♦◘
Jackson Stacy Solsma
Robert John Stapleford ◘
Corydon Gerald Stark ◘
Asgton Nicole Stephenson
Samantha Faye Stevens
Thomas John Stirling ◘
Samantha Mae Stoelk
Kyle John Stolle
Erin M. Stoltenberg
Kaili Marie Streeter
Tanner Ray Stumm
Cory Ryan Suedmeier
Madeline E. Swegle
Maggie Lee Syversen
Maxwell Benjamin Teeple
Luke Carter Thalacker
Justin Michael Theobald
Caleb Bradley Thomas ♦◘
Cody Nathaniel Thompson
Jacob Allan Thompson
Jacob Damian Tigges
Dalton Cletus Timp
Cole D. Tramp
Sierra N. Trent
Ajla Trnjanin
Kristen Shae Utley ♦◘
Samantha Renee Utley ◘
Kristin Vagle
James Michael Van Berkum
Autumn Lee Van Dyke
Brody Lee VanDePol
Ian Michael Vanderley
Lane Alec Vaselaar
Kylie Jo Vernon
Natasha Marie Vipond ♦◘
Kennedy Ann Voss
Harley Alexander Wade
Austin John Wallestad ♦◘
Caleb Mackenzie Webb ◘
Sierra Ray Wells
Carlee Paige Westberg
Joseph Earl Wheatley
Austin Widener
Jordan Wiedenman
Cheyenne Jo Wiederholt
Alexandra Ireland Williams ◘
Jace Dean Williams
Nathan Shafer Williams
Zachary Michael Wilz
Olivia Madison Witt
Isaiah Charles Wright
Abby Lynn Yoss ♦
Airreonna Rayna Young
Jackson Hunter Zey ♦◘
Maxwell Jon Zirkle
Notations:

♦ Denotes graduates in the top 5% of the class as determined by either weighted or unweighted grade point average (GPA).

◘ Denotes graduates receiving an Honors Diploma who have completed all graduation requirements, have a weighted GPA of 3.67 or higher after 7 semesters, and have earned 12 or more honors points for various academic achievements.