Jessica is the daughter of Michele and Jeff Bates. Jessica has three siblings, Alivia, Jacob and Kurtis as well as a dog named Miley. She attended Belmont Elementary. Her hobbies include reading, basketball and playing with her dog. Jessica’s favorite college is Michigan, and she would like to someday become either a teacher or a journalist. Her favorite class is gym, she loves to eat pizza, and she really enjoyed The Hunger Games. She likes listening to music by Selena Gomez and likes the “Harry Potter” movies. Jessica is most proud of her good grades, and the people that she admires the most are her mom and her sister.
Jackson is the son of Emily and Nicholas Danner. He has two siblings, Holland and Samuel and a dog named Max. Jackson attended Roguewood Elementary. He is involved with baseball and soccer, he enjoys playing with all things electronic and hanging out with friends; his favorite school is Michigan State. Jackson’s favorite classes are his Spanish Immersion classes with Ms. Adamus. His favorite food is pizza, he likes the movie Moneyball, and he enjoys listening to music from One Republic. Jackson is most proud of getting good grades and being named the 6th grade NRMS Hero by his fellow classmates and the National Junior Honor Society. The person that Jackson admires the most is his grandfather.
Sisely is the daughter of Jerry and Shelly Vongphasouk. She has dog named Mylo. Sisely attended Belmont Elementary. She is involved with student council and lacrosse and in her free time she loves to shop. Her favorite school is Michigan, and she hopes to become an anesthesiologist. Sisley’s favorite teacher is Mr. Barr, and she really likes her digital communications class. She loved both the book and the movie The Help, and she likes music by Adele. Sisely is most proud of being invited to play on the Cyclones traveling lacrosse team. The people that she admires the most are her mom and her cousin, Sami.
Spencer is the son of Joe and Rosemary Kolderman. He has two siblings, Ethan and Seth as well as two dogs, Rocky and Copper. Spencer attended Valley View Elementary. His hobbies include soccer, reading, hanging out with friends and being active in church. His favorite school is MSU and he would like to one day become a doctor or a professional soccer player. His two favorite teachers are Mrs. Watters and Mrs. Deuel. His favorite food is venison, he likes the book Where the Red Fern Grows and he enjoys listening to pop music. Spencer is most proud of how involved he is with sports and church. The person that he admires the most is his dad because he helps him get through hard times.
Lauren is the daughter of Laura and Mike Miling. She has a brother, Brett and a dog named Lacey. She attended Belmont Elementary and participated on our tennis team. She is also involved with lacrosse and youth group. Lauren’s other hobbies include crafts, reading, and cooking. She would like to attend Grand Valley State and hopes to become either a teacher or a lawyer. Her favorite classes are art and math. She really liked the Harry Potter and Twilight series and she loves to listen to country music. Lauren in most proud of her good grades, and the person that she admires the most is her mom.
Joe is the son of Mary Jane and Michael Tarach. He has two sisters, Rachel and Elizabeth as well as a dog, a cat, and a fish. Joe attended Valley View Elementary and he really enjoys being involved in band. He is also involved with youth group and soccer, and in his free time he likes to skateboard. His favorite college is Hillsdale. Joe’s favorite class is science with Mrs. Lewis. He loves to eat steak and his favorite movie is “School of Rock”. Joe is most proud of winning a skateboard competition up in Ludington. The person that he admires the most is his dad.