RCHS announces 2014 senior scholars

REED CITY — As graduation nears, students from around the county are preparing to say goodbye to the halls of high school and hello to the future.

These are the senior scholars from Reed City High School:

Bre Guiles

Bre Guiles is the daughter of Trevor and Liz Guiles. She was born in Florida, raised in Grand Haven and moved to Reed City during her junior year of high school. She is a Christian and enjoys going to church and teaching children. She loves to run and sing, among many hobbies. Learning is important to Bre, and she does her best at everything she attempts. She is involved in her church, the National Honor Society and track. She also works and takes time to go hunting and fishing. In the future, she plans to become a missionary elementary school teacher. She also plans to go to Brazil this September and remain there for six months. Upon her return, she plans to attend Word of Life Bible Institute for one year, and then Piedmont International University for another three years. During this time she will obtain a degree in elementary education with a missions emphasis.

Derek Lodholtz

Derek Lodholtz is the son of Lyle Lodholtz and Nicole Coats-Quales. During high school, Derek participated in football, basketball and the National Honor Society. In the off-season, he is employed at Hinkle-Witbeck Insurance. He earned a 4.0 grade point average through his high school career and received a 28 on the ACT. He will be attending Michigan State University in the fall and will be majoring in pre-medicine. He hopes to one day be a surgeon.

Wyatt Meese

Wyatt Meese is the oldest son of Dan and Melinda Meese. He has attended Reed City Schools since kindergarten. During his high school career, he has been involved with many activities, including equestrian, track and field, soccer, student council, writing club and the National Honor Society. Outside of high school, Wyatt has been actively involved with 4-H, something he always has loved. His plans after high school are to attend Saginaw Valley State University on the Presidential Scholarship to study Spanish and international business.

Kendra Repo

Kendra is the daughter of Jim and Becky Repo. She is the vice president of the National Honor Society, as well as the vice president of her class. She plays basketball and soccer and also enjoys hunting in the fall. Her future plans are to attend the University of Michigan and major in the math or science field. As a Wolverine, she hopes to continue with athletics through intramural sports. She also aspires to achieve academic success as she has done so at RCHS.

Shawna Riley

Shawna Riley is the daughter of Leonard and Stephanie Riley. She is blessed with three brothers and a very large family. She loves sports, especially horseback riding, and considers her horses as much a part of her family as her brothers. After high school she plans on moving to Tennessee with her family where she will work and attend the University of Tennessee, majoring in veterinary medicine and sciences. Her future goal is to eventually open an animal rescue shelter.