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2017 Ankeny High School Graduation

 
 
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Video of the commencement ceremony:
 
ANKENY, Iowa (May 31, 2017) - On May 27 at 1:00 a.m., the 104th graduating class of Ankeny High School crossed the stage at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa completing their high school careers. 
 
Seniors Naomi Hill, Natalie Wirtz, and Amy Wu addressed the graduates. The more than 300 seniors were also addressed by Dr. Bruce A. Kimpston and School Board President Mr. Dustin Graber.
 
The Board of Education, administration, faculty and staff of the Ankeny Community School District would like to congratulate our graduated seniors.  
 

AHS CLASS OF 2017

Sahara Skye Adamson

Benjamin Hummel Albright * 

Kristen Nichole Allen

Vivian Ivy Amundson-Crouse

Grace Elizabeth Anderson

Michael Thomas Andriano

Natalie Paige Aunspach

Alexander Robert Austin  • *

Jacob David Austin  • *

Jordyn Marie Austin

Taylor Anne Bacon

Darien Joy Bahe

Taylor William Bain

Alyssa Jordan Ballenger

Logan James Barrett

Joshua James Bartek

Eleanor Ann Bates

Noah Gabriel Bergmann

Jace Cole Berry

Kayla Diane Beyer  • *

Gabrielle Victoria Bingham

Matthew Jerome Bis

Kylee Manta Ann Blad  • *

Elise Ranae Blatt

Eli Curtis Blay

Noah Donald Bloom

Emily Ann Bosch

John Michael Breen

Matthew Marshall Brewer

Landon Brett Broadhead

Brandon Christopher Brodeur

Stephanie JoAnne Brooner * 

Jenna Vae Broughton

Riley Marie Brown

Parker Allen Burt

Tyanna Marie Busch

Jacob Miles Caldwell

Trevor Martin Cardenas

Maddison Anne Cheney

Jacob Dean Christine

Samantha Michelle Clingan

Molly Kathryn Close

Emma Lauren Cockerham

Hannah Jayne Cook

Meredith Sam Cornwell

Nicholas Alexander Cory

Andrew Patrick Cowell

Holly Ann Crandell

Chloe Meikel Creekmur * 

Giana Tabitha Cresta

Breiana Michele Crouch

Noah Jon Crouse

Ryan Christopher Dauterive

Anthony Fernando Davis

Devin Ryan Davis

Michael Dale Davis

Trevor John Dhabalt

Sean Michael Donnelly

Reece Daniel Dresser

Riley Elizabeth Dresser

Alexander James Duggan

Makenna Christine Dunlavey

Hannah Kay Dee Dunn

Bryce Alan Emehiser

Ian Warren Faeth

Emma Katherine Feldhans  • *

Keegan Philip Ferree * 

Kelsey Kathleen Fischer

Marcus Robert Francis

Maxwell Raymond Frederick

Tyler Dalton Fries

Nathan John Fromm

Tamari Gachechiladze

Shrae Madison Garrigan

Zachary Alan Gavin

Cody John Gearheart

Casey Richard Ghiselline

Vance Michael Gibson

Emily Christine Glaza

Ezra Allen Goldner

Cassie Ann Marie Gomis

Carla Fernanda Gonzalez

Riley Cecil Gordon

Ryan Monroe Gordon

Madison Ann Graeve * 

Paige Marie Grant

Ashley Sara Grau

Daniel Cage Gressley

Harrison Thomas Griess

Ryan Jacob Gross * 

Jordan Katherine Guerne

Samuel Jonah Hackbart

Hunter Blake Haltom

Hannah Ann Hanke

Grace Elizabeth Hanley

Hayley Ann Hartman  • *

Blaine Patrick Hawkins

Nathan James Hayden

Kayla Ann Heitz * 

Adam James Heldt

Savannah Ann Hembry

Megan LeAnn Henderson

Yvette  Hernandez-Vazquez

Alexander Kim Herrick

Zachary Boyd Hess

Alexander  Hilgenbrink

Naomi Grace Hill  • *

Sophia Colleen Hill

Kailey Mychel Hills

Cody Michael O’Neal Hitchcock

Justin Thomas Hooven

Taylor Ann Houdesheldt

Cheyenne Marie Houser

Alyson Ann Hudecek

Courtney Elizebeth Hudson

Elizabeth Ann Humpal

Kailey Ann Hunt

Rachel  Hurt

Alyssa Jo Ivy  • *

Cole James Jacobsen

Laurel Olivia Johnson

Nathaniel Timothy Johnson

Zane Charles Conner Johnson

Isabelle Kay Jolley

Lillian Mae Jones  • *

Kody Charles Keim

Hannah Marie Keller

Lily Grace Kennard

Madison Rae Kerkove

Joshua Jacob Keul

Kyeongho  Kim

Jesse True Kisker

Natalee Ann Knapp

Taylor Ann Kohn  • *

Sara Diane Kottra

Ian Michael Krohn

Candace  Krom

Ryan Scott Kueker

Tyler Stephen Lane

Jonathan Michael Lanz

Kyle John Ledin

Grant Jason Lee

Jacob A. Leisure

Korben Levi Lewis

Sarah Elizabeth Lewis

Abby Renee Lillebo

Savanna Christina Lindell

Jillian May Lonning

Michael Eduardo Lopez

Haley Nicole Lorenzano

Preston James Luksetich

Anthony Angel Luna

Grace Isabella Rose Schlundt Lundquist

Brianna Nicole Lyons

Mikala Marie Mackey

Joshua Paul Macklin

Mallory Jolynn Mahlow

Aiden O’Neal Mahoney

Reed Lawrence Marler

William Dane Martin

Noelia  Martinez Valdez

Andrew David Maschoff

Meghan Lea Matherly

Noah Douglas McCarthy

Madison Rebecca McCormick

Evan Thomas McGee

Taylor Anne McGill

Erin DeAnn McGohan

Mason Oliver McGrew

Alyson Christine McGuire

Chloe Leigh McMullen

Ariana Maria Medici  • 

Brett William Meola

Emily Lynn Miles

Connor Michael Miller

Emilee Jeane Miller

Emma Kay Miller

Jackson Donald Miller

Jessie Lee Miller

Robert Mark Mitchell

Jay Douglas Mixdorf

Alyssa Rae Moeller

Kaitlyn Rose Mohrfeld

Samantha Riley Montgomery

Teri Jozy Moore

Adam William Morgan * 

Hannah Rene Murray

Thomas Mathew Musfeldt

Codee Jo Myers

Lucas John Nelson

Matthew Joseph Nelson

Rachel Nicole Nesselroad

Dakota Michael Newsom

Jimmy  Nguyen

John John Nilson

Jack Thomas Noll

Jack Francis Noonan

Joseph Wilkinson Norris

Tess Lizabeth Nygren

Marie Rose Odson

Jacob Michael Oliver

Michael David Oliver

Autumn Marilyn Olson

Courtney Yeboah Opoku

Noah Scott Osorio * 

Sage Robert Otto

Alyssa Ryan Parker

Peyton Russell Patterson

Haley Morgan Peiffer

Ashley Nicole Peterson

Calvin Micheal Peterson

Colin Michael Pitz * 

Franchesca Jayne Porter  • *

Kaylie Jean Porter

Riley Raye Quelland

Nadine Nicole Quibell  • *

Kyle William Radke

Hunter Sterling Ragan

Melanie Darlene Rasmussen

Jake Ryan Regensburger

Thomas Ryan Reichenbacker

Brooke Marie Rhoads

Connor John Ritland

Nathaniel Lee Roam

Hailey Nichole Robinson

Kara Danielle Roghair * 

Samuel Michael Romig

Alexandra Louise Roode

Rodrigo Jacob Rosas

Renee Kassandra Ruvalcaba

Jenna Marie Sackett

Scott Franklin Sallee

Lucrezia  Sammito

Zeynep Saka

Jordan Dean Sanderson

Delainey Audra Schaer

Carson Andrew Schenck

Sommer Ann Scheuermann

Benjamin Darrel Schiltz

Kailyn Nicole Schmidt

Nickolas Dale Schmidt

Coby John Schnepf

Cheyanne Marie Scholl

Moyra Phuong Schrader

Emily Katharyn Schuhmacher

Jacob Matthew Schweitzer * 

Amanda Rose Scoular

Amber Esther Marie Seiberling

Rileigh Sue Sheaffer

Jordan Christopher Shelledy

Nolan Drake Shelton

Jackson Louis Shiek

Alexandra Eileen Sigel

Sienna Rose Smedley

Amber Ann Smith

Cameron Richard-Wilmar Smith

Elijah Kobe Smith

Elizabeth Courtney Smith

Jalen LaVoy Smith

Madison Christine Snook

Brandon Michael Spear

Michael Christian Steffen  • *

Tana Renee Stevens

Brooke Ashley Stiles

Devon Trevor Stouffer

Riley Joseph Strnad

Andrew Michael Swenson

Darian Tobias Swinehart

Kellan Paul Sydnes

Megan Rae Tagye * 

Dana Nicole Taylor * 

Amber LaRee Thompson

Skyla KayLynn Thompson

Adna Tokmic

Catherine Ann Toth

Alpha Dumar Touray

Nikolette Christine Trask

Taylor Joseph Twedt

Emily Nicole Urban  • *

Wesley Dean Van Gundy

Lauren Marie VanDerKamp

Kristopher Neng Vang

Katy LeAnn Voss * 

Tyler Keith Vry

Brock D Wageman

Tiffany Marie Waggoner

Colton Dean Walker

Jordan Ann Walker

Michael Lee Walker

Grace Elizabeth Wall *

Allison Nicole Walters

Stacey Weaklend

Claire Lee Weatherwax

Josie Nicole Weber

Chloe Alexis Wenham

Delaney Kaeleen Wetzel

Matthew Wayne Wiedmier

Laura Kathryn Wiklund

Nicholas Randall Williamson

Olivia Anne Winker

Stephanie Grace Wintermote

Natalie Jude Wirtz  • *

Kaylor Garrett Wolfe

Caleb Michael Wright

Amy Peien Wu  • *

Hannah Waldman Zadeh  • *

Ian Thomas Zwaschka *

 

• 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.