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Marquette Senior High School names top students in its Class of 2020

Walker
Zhang
Wiitala
McDonough
Madjar
Ketzenberger
Fedrizzi
Diddams
Bruggink
Asmus

MARQUETTE SENIOR

HIGH SCHOOL

2020 TOP SENIORS

(in alphabetical order)

ERICKA ASMUS

Ericka is the daughter of Tom and Vicki Asmus.

Her extracurricular activities include Cross-Country, Nordic Skiing, Environmental Club, Math Club, NHS and volunteering.

Ericka has received the Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award, Local Scholarship, MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award and a Kelman Scholarship from MWEA.

Ericka plans to attend Dartmouth College with a study of a combination of Engineering Science, Material Science and Chemistry. She wants to help design materials that are more sustainable and more easily accessible.

LEANDRA BRUGGINK

Leandra is the daughter of John and Jennifer Bruggink.

Her extracurricular activities include Nordic Ski Team, High School Bowl, Environmental Club, Orchestra, Choir and Rec Soccer.

Leandra has received an Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award, Local Scholarship, a National Merit Scholar Finalist and was an AP Scholar with Distinction.

Leandra is undecided on where she will attend college and what her area of study will be.

AMANDA DIDDAMS

Amanda is the daughter of John and Mary Diddams.

Her extracurricular activities include Wind Ensemble, Chorale, Chamber and Cantare Choirs, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Student Council Executive Board, MSHS Fall Musicals, Superior Arts Youth Theater and St. Louis the King Youth Group.

Amanda has received an Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award, Local Scholarship, University of Michigan Axel Marin Scholarship and University of Michigan Regents Merit Scholarship.

Amanda plans to attend the University of Michigan to major in Engineering and minor in Spanish.

ANDREW FEDRIZZI

Andrew is the son of Mike Fedrizzi and Jeri Hosang.

His extracurricular activities include Student Council, NHS, Varsity Hockey, Golf and Intramural Basketball.

Andrew has received the Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award, Local Scholarship and the University of Michigan UP Scholars Scholarship.

Andrew plans to attend the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan to major in Business.

REEGAN KETZENBERGER

Reegan is the daughter of Brent and Cynthia Ketzenberger.

Her extracurricular activities include Cross-Country, Track, Varsity Soccer, Varsity Basketball, Symphony Orchestra, Environmental Club, Key Club, NHS, First Presbyterian Church Youth Group and SSA Youth Referee.

Reegan has received an Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award, Local Scholarship and was an AP Scholar with Distinction.

Reegan plans to attend either the University of Michigan or Michigan Technological University to pursue a degree in Engineering.

DANIEL MADJAR

Daniel is the son of Shahar and Sharon Madjar.

His extracurricular activities include Co-President of the MSHS Ping Pong Club and NHS. Outside of school he likes to draw and play the guitar.

Daniel has received an Excellence in Education Scholarship and a Kaufman Award.

Daniel plans to attend the University of Michigan and is leaning towards pursuing a degree in Computer Science.

KIAN MCDONOUGH

Kian is the son of Jennifer Wycoff and Kevin McDonough.

His extracurricular activities include Jazz Band, Marching Band, Chamber Choir, Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Full Orchestra. Outside of school he enjoys photography, hiking, camping and individual music ensembles.

Kian has received an Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award, Local Scholarship and the University of Michigan UP Scholar Scholarship.

Kian plans to attend the University of Michigan to pursue a degree in either the environmental or entrepreneurial field.

EMMA WALKER

Emma is the daughter of Terri VanEyck and James Walker.

Her extracurricular activities include Prom Committee, NHS, Bay Cliff Counselor, Varsity Tennis, Orchestra and Volunteering.

Emma has received an Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award, Local Scholarship, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Academic Scholarship and University of Minnesota Twin Cities Dean’s List First-Year Research & Creative Scholars Program Scholarship.

Emma plans to attend the University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Liberal Arts in the Honors Program to pursue a degree in Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences.

ELI WIITALA

Eli is the son of Daniel Wiitala and Debby Muskovitch.

His extracurricular activities include Co-President of MSHS Ping Pong Club, Varsity Soccer, Track and DNR Youth Conversation Council Member.

Eli has received an Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award and a Local Scholarship.

Eli plans to attend the University of Michigan and is undecided on his major.

KEVIN ZHANG

Kevin is the son of Qinghong Zhang and Emily Xu.

His extracurricular activities include Nordic Skiing, Varsity Tennis, Environmental Club, Math Club, MSHS Ping Pong Club, Piano and Violin.

Kevin has received an Excellence in Education Scholarship, Kaufman Award, Local Scholarship, Presidential Scholars Semifinalist, National Merit Scholarship and Yale Book Club Award.

Kevin plans to attend Princeton University to pursue a degree in Mathematical or Natural Sciences.

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