Continental High School gives special recognition to those Seniors who graduate with a grade point average of 3.35 or higher, based on grades from the start of ninth grade through the end of the third grading period of their senior year. This year’s “Honor Graduates” are:
Continental High School – Honor Graduates – 2013
Hannah Baker is the daughter of Chris and Tammy Baker. She is treasurer of the
National Honor Society, secretary of Student Council, and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Her activities include varsity basketball, varsity soccer, track, 4th 5th & 6th grade basketball volunteer, and kids soccer camp volunteer. She is Co-President of the Spanish Club, volunteers at local blood drives and is a short-term missionary at Joni and Friends Disability Camp. Hannah is also involved in band, the spring musical orchestra, and is a member of the Bethel Christian Church Youth Group. Hannah will be attending University of Cincinnati and majoring in Biomedical Sciences on the Pre-Med track with a minor in Chemistry and Spanish.
Dalton Bradford is the son of Ron and Mindi Bradford. He is the Vice President of the National Honor Society, the Treasurer of the Spanish Club, and is the Vice President of the senior class. He is a volunteer at the Red Cross Blood Drive and Salvation Army. He is a captain of the varsity soccer and track team, and also participates in varsity basketball. He is a referee for the S.A.Y. soccer league and the CYO boys basketball league. Dalton plans on attending The Ohio State University next fall majoring in Secondary Education.
Catherine Donaldson is the daughter of Dwight and Tammy Donaldson. Her activities include National Honor Society president, Spanish Club co-president, Leadership Group co-president and 4-H club vice president. She also participates in her youth group, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and varsity track and field. She has received the HOBY Gold President’s Award for her volunteer efforts with the Promedica Defiance Regional Hospital Auxiliary, Joni and Friends organization and Ohio-West HOBY organization. Catherine plans to attend the University of Findlay to major in Biology (Pre-Medicine) to work toward her ultimate goal of becoming an ophthalmologist.
Darian Guilmette is the daughter of Gina Guilmette. Her activities include National Technical Honor Society, vice president for Senior Health Technology at Vantage, state tested nursing assistant (STNA), CPR and first aid certified. Darian plans to attend Rhodes State College. Major is unknown but plans to continue to stay in the health field.
Keanna Hanefeld is the daughter of Kimberly and Dennis Hanefeld. Her activates
include National Honors Society, Student Council and Student Council Treasurer,
Spanish Club and Spanish Club Co-President, Varsity Cheerleading and Varsity
Cheerleading Captain and Church youth group. She is a community clean up day
worker, a relay for life volunteer, and a making strides against breast cancer volunteer. Keanna plans to attend college majoring in nursing then moving on to continue her education to become a Physicians Assistant.
Vanessa Koppenhofer is the daughter of Lisa Gustwiller and Troy Koppenhofer. Her activities include National Honor Society, varsity soccer, varsity basketball, varsity track, varsity softball, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade basketball coach, yearbook co-editor, Spanish Club, Senior homecoming attendant, and 2013 homecoming queen. Vanessa participates in relay for life and volunteers for the American Red Cross Blood Drive and the Special Olympics. Vanessa will be attending Northwest State Community College and major in the physical therapist assistant program.
Jacob Nicholson is the son of Jeff and Denise Nicholson. His activities include National Honor Society, Drama Productions, Girls Soccer and Boys Basketball Stats video, and he has participated in Spanish Club. He is a blood donor and a Red Cross blood drive volunteer. He is an Eagle Scout and has worked for the past three years as a counselor at Camp Lakota in Defiance, Ohio. He is a community clean-up day volunteer and a member of the Dupont Church of the Brethren. Jacob plans to attend Huntington University in the fall majoring in Film Production.
Krystle Prowant is the daughter of Mike and Beulah Prowant. Her activities include National Honor Society Secretary, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, varsity basketball, varsity volleyball, varsity softball, Mini Pirate coach, FFA President, FFA soil judging, FFA wildlife judging, FFA livestock judging, FFA Ag-ball, and teacher’s aide. She is a blood donor, Habitat for Humanity volunteer, community clean-up day worker, and volunteers at The Meadows of Kalida. She has participated in Blocking Out Cancer, Volley for the Cure, and Striking Out Cancer. She is a member of the Dupont Church of the Brethren and its youth group. She will be attending The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute majoring in Livestock Science with a specialization in beef.
Leva Weller is the daughter of Troy and Tammy Weller. Her activities include National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, yearbook editor, senior class secretary, spring musical, sophomore homecoming attendant, choir, varsity soccer, varsity basketball, varsity cheerleading, varsity softball and varsity track. Leva also made Second Team All State in soccer her junior and senior year. She attends the Dupont Church of the Brethren and is a blood drive volunteer, Salvation Army volunteer, community clean-up day worker and also helps coach mini Pirates in soccer and basketball. Leva plans to participate in the 1+2+1 program between Defiance College and Northwest State Community College and major in Nursing.