New Underwood High School Class of 2017 graduates
Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:27pm admin
Twelve seniors were honored at the commencement exercises for New Underwood’s Class of 2017 Saturday, May 20.
Brianna Philipsen was the valedictorian and Cade Venhuizen received salutatorian honors. Brandi Brassfield addressed the class.
Students graduating with honors included Carissa Anderson, Christian Heinrich, Sierra Oberlander, Clay Paulson, Philipsen, Cody Scott and Venhuizen. Anderson, Heinrich, Philipsen, Scott and Venhuizen were also members of the National Honor Society, and Anderson, Heinrich, Philipsen and Venhuizen also were recipients of a Regents Scholar diploma.
Eight of the graduating seniors had attended the New Underwood school since kindergarten and are therefore part of the 13-year Club. These students include Anderson, Connor Guenot, Heinrich, Oberlander, Paulson, Philipsen, Rhodes and Venhuizen.
Philipsen was also the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Award.