GRAD-Pillager Area Charter School
Little Falls Community High School
Commencement ceremony: 2 p.m. May 27 in Little Falls High School Gymnasium.
Number of graduating class: 157.
Class motto: “Each of us has different talents, different dreams and different destinations, but we all have the same power to make a new tomorrow.”
Class song: “Time of Your Life” by Green Day.
Top student: Michael Borders.
Parents: Cathy and Greg Borders.
Activities: Knowledge Bowl, Math League, Economics Challenge, Personal Finance Decathlon and National Honor Society.
Future Plans: Attend North Dakota State University.
Top student: Ingrid Floerisheim.
Parents: Marv Miller and Teresa Floersheim-Miller.
Activities: Soccer, nordic skiing, track and field, DECA, wind ensemble, Math League and National Honor Society.
Future plans: Attend Concordia University, majoring in Anthropology and pursue a career in Archaeology.
Top student: Hannah Harkin.
Parent: Ronda Harkin.
Activities: Nordic skiing, FCA, Math League, Key Club, National Honor Society, Youth as Resources and Stand Up for You.
Future plans: Attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Top student: Alayna Kabanuk.
Parents: Lori Kush and Brent Kabanuk, Stepfather, Dave Kush.
Activities: Flyer Athletic Leadership Council, Student Council, Math League, boy’s hockey stats, volleyball and softball.
Future plans: Attend Concordia-Moorhead with a hopes of being accepted in to Medical School with a long term goal of becoming a doctor.
Top student: Lexi Kapshek.
Parents: Kevin and Nancy Kapshek.
Activities: Varsity volleyball, Fellowship of Christian Athletics, wrestling manager, Flyer Athletic Leadership Council and National Honor Society.
Future plans: Attend Jamestown College in North Dakota where she is playing volleyball for the college team. She will be pursuing a career in elementary education with a minor in leadership and will be working towards a coaching certificate.
Top student: Katelyn Koval.
Parents: Jerome and Mary Koval.
Activities: Volunteer at church, National Honor Society and helping on the family farm.
Future plans: Complete a pre-med major in biochemistry/molecular biology at the University of Minnesota-Duluth with long term goal of going on to be a pediatric surgeon.
Top student: Maggie Moe.
Parents: Dan and Jeanne Moe.
Activities: Cross country, basketball, track, Link Crew, FCA, Math League and National Honor Society.
Future plans: Attend the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth.
Top student: Annie Ploof.
Parents: Doug and Linda Ploof.
Activities: Soccer, basketball, Student Council, Link Crew, prom committee, National Honors Society and concert choir.
Future plans: Attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a major in science and engineering.
Top student: Derek Toso.
Parents: Kelly and Brian Toso.
Activities: Soccer, track, Knowledge Bowl, Economics Challenge, Personal Finance.
Future plans: Attend University of Minnesota-Morris with major in economics.
Top student: Marie Veillette.
Parents: Douglas and Laurie Veillette.
Activities: Band and DECA.
Future plans: Attend Minnesota State University Moorhead with a major in English/mass communications and a minor in economics.
Pillager Area Charter School
Commencement ceremony: 6 p.m. May 24.
Number of graduating class: 7.
Class flower: Sunflower.
Class motto: Not decided yet.
Class song: Not decided yet.
Central Lakes College, Staples and Brainerd campuses
Commencement ceremony: Staples — 7 p.m. May 9 in the Staples-Motley High School Gymnasium; Brainerd — 7 p.m. May 10 at Brainerd High School.
Number of graduating class: Approximately 800.