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Parker High School announces Top 20 senior student achievers

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May 30, 2014

Janesville Parker High School has announced its Top 20 academic performers for the Class of 2014. They are:

--Jenna Cavey, daughter of Dean and Jackie Cavey. She was a member of cross country, track, student council, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Green Squad and Winter Running Club. She also was a Kiwanis Student of the Month. Cavey plans to attend UW-La Crosse to study physical therapy.

--Rachel Perkins, daughter of Terry and Karin Perkins. She was a member of National Honor Society, French National Honor Society, French Club, SLC and swim. She also participated in youth group, church council, swim club and Badger Girls State, and was named a Student of the Month. Perkins plans to attend Wartburg College for pre-seminary and linguistics.

--Jordan Peyer, son of Fran and Bill Peyer. He was a member of National Honor Society, student council, Spanish National Honor Society, International Thespian Society, Physics Club, Link Crew, 7th Heaven, Wind Ensemble, Pep Band, tennis and Science Club. He also was involved with Rock River Repertory and was a Kiwanis Student of the Month. Peyer plans to major in psychology or political science at Vassar College.

--Samuel Schendel, son of Todd and Rachel Schendel. He was a member of the debate team and cross country and also was a National Merit Scholarship finalist and Presidential Scholar candidate. He plans to major in mechanical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

--Dylan Zweifel, son of Kim Pope and Dennis Peabody. He was a member of DECA, football, wrestling, swim, track, Science National Honor Society, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Physics Club. He also volunteered for the Rock County Humane Society, was a Rotary Student of the Month and received the Outstanding Achievement Dane County Foster Care award. Zweifel plans to attend Marquette University for a pre-medical degree.

--Blake Stacks, son of Kristin Anderson and Jeffrey Stacks. He was a member of track, swim, football, cross country, Robotics Club, National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society. He was a Rotary Student of the Month and was the lead programmer of the Zero Robotics Competition team. Stacks plans to major in computer science at Milwaukee School of Engineering.

--Delaney Evans, daughter of Michelle and Nick Guzzardo and Kevin Evans. She was a member of National Honor Society, gymnastics, Physics Club, Green Beret Marching Band and Science National Honor Society. She also volunteered for The Salvation Army and was a top finalist in the National History Day competition in Washington, D.C. Evans plans to major in medicine and computer science at Colorado State University.

--Mark Hanley, son of Mike and Laura Hanley. He was a member of football, golf, cross country, concert band, symphonic band, Wind Ensemble, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Forensics and Science Club. He attended Washington Seminar, was a Rotary Student of the Month and received the AP Scholar Award. Hanley plans to attend the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy.

--Rebecca Harmata, daughter of Etsuko and Kazimir Harmata. She was a member of tennis, soccer, Link Crew, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, German National Honor Society, Art National Honor Society and student council. She also was a Rotary Student of the Month. Harmata plans to attend Brooklyn College to major in psychology.

--Noah Seichter, son of Chad and Cynthia Seichter. He was a member of DECA, football, student council, National Honor Society and Robotics Club. He also was a Kiwanis Student of the Month and National Merit Scholar. Seichter plans to major in engineering or pre-med at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

--Claire Fox, daughter of Michael and Carol Fox. She was a member of Link Crew, student council, volleyball, track, National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and Green Squad. She was a Rotary Student of the Month and participated in St. William's CYO basketball. Fox plans to study pre-vet at UW-River Falls.

--Abbigail Kraus, daughter of Vicky Kraus. She was a member of poms, student council, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble, JSOL, Spanish National Honor Society and National Honor Society. She also was a Student of the Month. Kraus plans to major in nursing/pre-med at Carroll University.

--Jeremy Watson, son of William Watson. He was a member of Computer Club, Robotics Club and Green Squad, and was a Lions Student of the Month. Watson plans to major in computer science at UW-La Crosse.

--Rosalie Sellman, daughter of Daniel and Susan Sellman. She was a member of tennis, Green Squad, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Spanish Club, and participated in the Washington Seminar. She also was a Lions Student of the Month. Sellman plans to attend UW-Madison to major in business.

--Christy Coleman, daughter of Dennis and Tammy Coleman. She was a competitive dancer at Marx Dance Academy in Beloit, was a Rotary Student of the Month and was a student teller at Viking Student Credit Union. She plans to major in accounting at UW-Whitewater.

--Morgan Slaback, daughter of Jim and Diane Slaback. She was a member of Link Crew, student council, National Science Honor Society, cross country, track, Green Squad and Youth Frontiers. She also volunteered for ECHO, The Salvation Army and Bags of Hope, and was named a Student of the Month. Slaback plans to major in marketing/ communications at UW-Eau Claire.

--Taylor Wyss, daughter of Brian and Kari Wyss. She was a member of golf, DECA, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society. She participated in CYO basketball and was named a Rotary Student of the Month. Wyss plans to major in chemistry at California State University, East Bay.

--Margaret Stewart, daughter of Wendy Stewart and Bruce Stewart. She was a member of Chamber Orchestra, French Club, French National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, National Honor Society, International Thespian Society and student council. She was a Kiwanis student of the month, a Solo and Ensemble state qualifier and completed the Tim Cullen internship. Stewart plans to major in communication and biology at either UW-Madison or University of Alabama in Huntsville.

--Robert Wyss, son of Tina and Mike Aldrich. He was a member of golf, hockey, DECA and National Science Honor Society. He attended the Washington Seminar and participated in Boy Scouts of America, Rock Aqua Jays and Janesville Snow Chiefs. Wyss plans to major in manufacturing engineering at UW-Stout.

--Brennan Olin, son of Dan and Laurie Olin. He was a member of varsity baseball and was named a Student of the Month. Olin plans to major in business at UW-Whitewater.



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