Many talents and great heart exemplify Patrick
Patrick Kolehouse, age 16, is the son of Don and Debie Kolehouse and brother to Rob, Mike and Kristin.
When asked to describe Patrick, teachers at Rockford High School call him determined, helpful and showing great initiative. Patrick is motivated and willing to lend a hand, as evidenced by his volunteer work for Red Cross of America and Clark Retirement Center. Patrick is also a volunteer as a camp councilor for middle school students.
Patrick has the determination to be the best he can be and put forth the effort at each task he undertakes. Teachers say he is known for his indomitable spirit as well as his willingness to help others reach their goals.
A member of the National Honor Society, a National Merit semifinalist and winner of the Theater Award for Outstanding Newcomer, Patrick is a young man of many talents, great heart and has a bright future ahead of him. His hobbies include acting, film-making, reading and writing.
Patrick also enjoys playing guitar in his spare time. His favorite classes are government and calculus and he participated in Student Council as well as a three-week German Exchange program with the German Club. When Patrick leaves high school his school of choice is Stanford University.
Rockford High School staff is proud to recognize Patrick as an Example in Excellence.