Twenty-six seniors graduated from Howells-Dodge Consolidated
The graduation ceremony for Howells-Dodge Consolidated Schools was held on Saturday, May 13 at 4:30 p.m. at the gym in Howells. Juniors Natalie Pieper and Nathan Hegemann led the seniors as they walked in to "Pomp and Circumstance" played by Wayne Molacek. A welcome was given by Sr. Class Vice President - Blair Fiala. Principal Jordan Brabec introduced the class Salutatorian Blair Fiala and her speech followed. Guidance Counselor Pam Bazata announced the scholarship winners from the class as Superintendent Mark Ernst presented their awards. Sophie Dvorak, Class Valedictorian, then gave a speech. The seniors presented a flower to their parents and the senior slide show created by Sophie Dvorak followed. Mr. Ernst announced the graduates as Board President Jason Kreikemeier presented diplomas to the students. Sophie Dvorak, class president, led the class in turning their tassels at the closing of the ceremony.
Members of the Class of 2023 are: Grace Baumert, Carly Bayer, Jestin Brester, Natalie Corona, Tyson Coufal, Aandy Dominguez, Sophie Dvorak, Blair Fiala, Kellen Fiala, Eduardo Gonzales, Cole Grovijohn, Ethan Haas-Oltrogge, Evan Howell, Nessa Krupka, Braden Martin, Aiden Meyer, Tobias Oelkers, Jakson Paus, Calen Perrin, Chelsea Ramirez, McKynzie Reese, Brittin Sindelar, Victoria Smith, Arely Sotelo-Trujillo, and Victoria Williams.