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Neoga CUSD 3

Jr.-Sr. High School


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Senior Spotlights - 3/31/17

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Rachel Ewing, of Neoga, is the daughter of Samuel and Kim Ewing. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading, listening to music, going to concerts, photography, and spending time with friends and family. She has been involved in FCCLA, SADD, Math Club, Student Council, and National Honor Society. She has received the following awards/accomplishment: Top New-Comer and team captain (cross country); Top rebounder, Lady Indian Award, Athlete of the Month, and team captain (basketball); MVP and team captain (track); Student of the Month; Citizenship Award; Illinois State Scholar; National Trail Conference Scholar Athlete; Vice President of Recreation (FCCLA); Student Council representative and vice president; Class officer (secretary). After graduation, she will major in social work at Southern Illinois University (Carbondale); she plans to earn a master’s degree in this field.

Dominique Erickson (not pictured), of Stewardson, is the daughter of Kathie Asher/ Jim Ray and Jim Erickson/Michelle VanCleve. In her spare time, she enjoys barrel racing, hunter jumping, dog showing , 4-wheeler riding, writing, drawing, and photography. She has been active in FFA. Dominique also received 2nd place in individual horse judging in FFA. After graduation, she will study to become an equine rehabilitationist and therapeutic riding instructor.    

Logan Hardesty, of Trowbridge, is the son of Tracey and Dave Hardesty. His favorite hobby is playing Duck Life (he is proud to have beaten this game). He has been involved in Science Club, Science Olympiad, and Student Council. After graduation, he will attend Lake Land College.

Mackenzie Hill, of Neoga, is the daughter of Jason and Jenny Staszak. In her spare time, she enjoys running, eating, sleeping, and spending time with her family. She has been involved in Math Club, Science Club, Messenger Club, National Honor Society, WYSE, and Science Olympiad. She has received the following awards/accomplishments: Science Olympiad (4th place – astronomy), Dynamic Planet (3rd place), and Student of the Month. After graduation, she will run track at Eastern Illinois University; she will major in Chemistry.