(Posted May 27, 2020)
Jonathan Alder Local Schools coordinated a drive-through diploma pickup on the afternoon of May 24 and posted a pre-recorded virtual commencement video to its webpage and social media pages that evening.
Of the 180 students in the class, 46 graduated with honors diplomas and 45 were members of National Honor Society.
The valedictorians and their college plans are: Audrey Davis (The Ohio State University, environment and natural resources), John Harms (Duke University, undecided), Tyler Hilbert (The College of Wooster, business economics and committed to play golf), Jillian Jakse (Youngstown State University, civil engineering), Abigail Moore (University of Cincinnati, biology), Grace Palmatary (Ohio University, film production), Emma Pauly (University of Cincinnati, biomedical engineering), Johnna Puckett (The Ohio State University, animal science), Lily Schaefer (Ohio University, undecided), Kaitlyn Vaughn (Bowling Green State University, early childhood education), and Anina Yokum (Ohio University, nursing).
The salutatorians are: Rachel Clemens (University of Toledo, mechanical engineering major and entrepreneurship minor) and Danica Lipp (The Ohio State University, aerospace engineering and music performance).
The class officers include: Lexie Keaton, president; Zach Hick, vice president; Maddy Grove, secretary; Katie Vaughn, treasurer; Ellie Storts, social media director; and Johnna Puckett, Tolles liaison.
The class flower is a red rose. The class colors are red and black. The class motto is: “Behind us are memories, beside us are friends, before us are dreams that will never end.”