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*The names of the All-State Choir honorees were incorrectly identified during the ceremony.  The honorees include: Cameron Shidler, Madyson Hensley, Taylor Anthofer, and Britney Miller.

 

(ANKENY, Iowa) June 4, 2018 - Congratulations to the Ankeny High School Class of 2018!   On May 29, the 105th graduating class of Ankeny High School crossed the stage at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa completing their high school careers.

 

Seniors Marie Beecham, Emily Hagedorn, and Jacob Mulcahy addressed the more than 300 graduates. Superintendent Dr. Bruce A. Kimpston and School Board President Mrs. Stephanie Judd also spoke to the seniors.

 

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

 

AHS Class of 2018

Brittanie Michelle Abshire

Maxwell Manny Acheampong

Samantha Jo Alexander

Nicholas Howard Alger • 

Natalie Lee Alleman

Nikole Danielle Andersen

Camryn Lee Anderson

Spencer Jon Anderson

Sofiya  Anisimova

Dakota Michael Angstead

Meghan Emily Anselme

Taylor Rose-Marie Anthofer

Adrianna Renee Aragon

Lucas Jacob Archer

Zachary James Argetsinger

Colton William Azbill

Jasmin Rachell Bailey

Jakob Lee Bannister

Jalen Allen Barr

Barsat Noori

Blake Evan Baskerville

Larry Daniel Bastin

Colby Ray Baugher

Lauren Olivia Beardsley * • 

Tate John Berkland Beardsley

Matthew Thomas Beauchamp

Devon Robert Bechtel

Haley Elizabeth Beck

Marie Janice Beecham * • 

Rylie Jo Behr

Abigail Leigh Bennethum

Conner Shane Bennett

Morgan Taylor Bennett

Grant Thomas Bielecki * • 

Emily Ann Bintner

Quintin Kendrick Blad * • 

Daniel David Bloch

Emily Ann Bogle * • 

Madison Paige Bonner-Palmer

Madelyn Leigh Bormann

Jordyn Taylor Bostwick

Hunter William Brenning

Skylar Jade Briggs

Gavin Robert Bright

Carter Gabriel Brodeur

Clayton Isaac Broich • 

Karlee Rae Brotherton

Ciara Linn Brown

Mehmed  Burekovic

Grayson Douglas Burkhart

Sophie Shae Kathleen Buttjer

Ce Ce Dawn Caldwell

Cyrus Boyd Caldwell

Tyler Matthew Capehart

Josie Kristen Capesius

David Alberto Cardenas-Cardenas

Joseph Troy Carr

Parker Michael Carson

Zachary Lee Carson • 

Michaela Kaitlin Carstens

Richard Steven Caruso

William Reid Casel

Melanie Susan Chavez

Sydney Marie Christman

Jack Henry Christmann

Lyndsey LeighAnn Chumbley

Mason Richard Cisneros

Jordan James Cleghorn

Colin James Coglizer

Nikolaus Reid Coleman

Madeleine Elizabeth Collins

Madison Leigh Copenhaver

Lauren Kate Cornwell

Stephen Paulsen Cowan

Jayden Dale Crimmins

Bailey Marie Crow

Joshua Andrew Curran

Braeden Donald Dahlstrom

Kyle Dean Daughenbaugh

Peyton Raeann Daugherty

Caleb Jeffrey Davis

Courtney Lee Davis

Gabriel Ryne Davis

Makenna Noelle Davis

Samantha Susan Despotovich

Breana Lynn Dickbernd

Blake Daniel Dullard

Rachel Nicole Eickhoff

Zackariah Michael Eighmey

Madison A Elder

Brianna Grace Ellett

McKenna Lynn Elwell

Payton Marie Enga

Zoey Elizabeth Enga • 

Alex Matthew Engel

Austin Manuel Espino

Connor Patrick Farrell * • 

Thomas Michael Fetters

Sydney Ann Flatness

Alexandria Jordan Fournier

Meghan Elizabeth Frazier

Gavin Everett Fremont

Taylor Josephine Fruin

Peter Joseph  Gaspari

Tara Lee Gatewood

Sydney Leigh Gatrost

Landon Andrew Geren * • 

McKenna Grace Goffinet * • 

Tanisha Rai Goldsberry

Noah Hunter Gomez

Octavio  Gonzalez

Blandine Therese Marie Granger

Miranda Kensey Greathouse *

Killyan Andre Green

Bailee Jeanne Gustafson

Emily Rose Hagedorn * • 

Nicholas Anthony Hall

Collin Jon Hamilton

Emma Jane Haren

Henri Paul Harpenau

Seth James Harpenau

Megan Elizabeth Harris

Cameron James Hayes

Tyson Nicholas Heaberlin

Robert Gene Heinzeroth

Madyson Kay Hensley

Trenton James Hesse

Aliya Lauryn Hesseltine

Drew Kennedy Hill

Jonathan Dylan Hinrichs

Maggie Christine Hinrichs

Lily Hoang

Dakota Miguel Hogue

Jennifer Bree Holland

Jesse Alizabeth Holst

Ashley Marie Holzheu

Haley Jo Hosch

Lauren Rae Hughes

Rose Hong Phuc Huynh

Azri Ellis Jackson

Allison Elizabeth Jacobsen

Jacob Hunter Jansen

Kyle Loyd Johnson

Marshall Aaron Johnson

Kacey Nicole Jones

Gage Emerson Jordan

Dayne Michael Kajewski

Hannah Reiko Kataoka

Logan Evan Kellow

Jonathan Ryan Kelly

Emma Grace Kemp

Bradley Michael Kernan

Susanne Elizabeth Kerr

Cameron Jacob Kirsch

Jared Alexander Kolb

Johndon James Kor

Jaylee Kay Kraber

Greta Elizabeth Krohn

Nathan Lee Krusemark

Colton Yung Lammers * • 

Nicolette Alynn Land • 

Taylor Ann Lansing

Obilio Lanzara Lanzara

Destiny Rae Lawton

Alexis Elizabeth Legg * • 

Rachel Mae Leon *

Mekhi Jevon Lietzow

Sadie Alice Lindgren

Tien Ich Loc

Layne Franklin Lockman

Saylor Ann Lundstrom * • 

Carson John Luttenegger • 

Benjamin Grant Lyon

Paris Nicole Madden

Jayden Tanner Maifeld

Courtney Jane Maire • 

Rebecca Ann Maire • 

Alexander Taylor Martin

Anderson LaBarge Martin

Breana Elyse Martin

Emily Faith Martz

Annabel Kaylynn McClure

Crystal Anne McCulloch

Chloe Grace McDaniel

Hailey Nacole McDonald

Laura Grace McKenzie

Noah Michael McNamee

Abigail Lizete Meadows

Melisa Mehinovic

Alex Mauricio Mejia Iglesias

Colin William Menegay

Nicholas Aaron Menegay

Jack Andrew Mertens

Mikayla Destinie Meyers

Connor Duane Mezera

Britney Dawn Miller

Jacob Allen Morgan

Peyton Lee Morrison

Meagan Nicole Morrissey

Whitney Lee Moyer

Jacob Alfred Mulcahy * • 

Madeline Marie Mulhern

Brooke Ann Murrow

Christopher Lynn Nance

Averi Lynn Nehring

Benjamin Steven Newton

Madeline Marie Nielsen

Zoe Grace Noble

Jacob Charles Noel

Peter Scott Noll * • 

Katlyn Ann North

John Anthony Nurre • 

Jackson Clark Oakley

Emma Marie Oliver

Riley Ellen Olson

Zoe McKay Olson

Hailey Rachelle Osburn

Madison Louise Abbott Otten

Melody Grace Oursler

Samantha Kathleen Ouverson

Nikolos Connor Pappaducas

Samantha Nicole Pareti

Allycia Jae Parrish

Seth Nicholas Peachey

Gretchen Olivia Pendleton

Ellissa Rene Peterson

Taylor McKenna Peterson

Amy  Philavanh

Brendan Joseph Pike

Jensen Matthew Plummer

Jenna Kristine Pomrenke

Johnathan James Price

Kayleigh Raye Price

Austin Ray Probasco

Belma  Ramic

Paige Elizabeth Rinderknecht

Camron Jay Rinker

Deaglan Patrick Riordan

Katelynn Christine Robinson

Alexandra Kae Robran * • 

Zoe Anne Roccasecca

Andrea Ivana Rodriguez Negrete

Saeler Lee Rogers

Austin Carr Rognes

Antonio Jr.  Romero

Laina Anne Routson

Andrew Jacob Ruba • 

Madison Avery Rubin * • 

Jacob James Rud

Collin Joseph Runyan

Jacob Eli Ryan

Luke Michael Sable

Logan Nicholas Scheer

Andrew William Schon

Courtney Jean Schuller

Sydney Jean Sears

Braden Wayne Segebart

Brandon Ernest Segebart

Anna Grace Senneff

Mitchell Scott Sensor

Sydney Taylor Shadravan

Ethan Drew Shelton

Cameron David Shidler

Allyson Rae Shook

Andrew Jake Slattenow

Trent Warren Slattenow

Jake Ryne Slattery

Gavin Frederick Smith

Marina Grace Smith

Andrew Warren Snyder

Jacob Jeffrey Spencer

Wichayut  Srikanchana

Emma Ellen St.Clair • 

Hunter McKittrick Staab

Trey Daniel Steenhoek

Jena Elizabeth Stevens

Garrett Merrill Stiles

Abigail Laura Stjernberg

Ethan Edward Charles Stroud * • 

Megan Scott Stueckradt

Makenna Elizabeth Swihart

Mackenzie Grace Taylor

Justin Charles Tefft

Kennedy Simone Thomas

Joshua Paul Thompson

Devynn Grace Trent

Meghan Michelle Trimble

Julio Cesar Tristan

Nicholas William Trotter

Nicolas John Truitt

Ashley Elizabeth Truman • 

Hannah Elizabeth Turek

Connor Ross Urquhart

Ryan James Utterback * • 

Audrey Elizabeth Vacek

Kathryn Ilene Van Der Weide

Allissa Loren Van Steenis * • 

Allison Mae Varineau

Steven Lee Vlahakis

Daylan Russell Wagener

Sophia Lane Walker * • 

Jeremiah James Warren

Tristan Kenneth Charles Weaverling

Riley Ann Whitaker * • 

Hunter David Wiebel

Kelly James Wignall

Sophia Gaye Wignall

Andrew Earl Wilson

Bryce James Woodward

Becca Dean Joesena Yarges

Allison Nicole Young

Emma Leeann Young

 

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.