Seniors present during first-ever signing celebration

At 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4, 53 Sabetha High School (SHS) seniors presented their post-secondary plans during the high school’s first-ever Senior Signing Celebration in the SHS varsity gymnasium.

Following are the seniors and their future commitments:

• Victoria Bachtold, Kansas State University, major in Human Development and Family Science;

• Joshua Banfield, plans to get a welding job around Sabetha;

• Marcus Bauman, play basketball at Manhattan Christian College, major in Athletic Training at Kansas State University;

• Avery Baumgartner, Peru State College, major in Art Education;

• Easton Bradbury, plans to go into the workforce, interested in Masonry;

• Dade Daily, plans to weld for Schenck Process LLC;

• Camryn Duryea, University of Kansas, major in Psychology;

• Laura Edelman, Kansas State University, major in Psychology;

• Jacob Enneking, Emporia State University, study Speech and Theater Education;

• Kalvin Evans, Benedictine College, undecided on major;

• Remington Frank, undecided on school, major in Cosmetology;

• Chase Frey, Peru State College, plans to play football, study Wildlife Ecology;

• Damian Gillette, plans to finish Highland Community College program for Diesel Tech, wants to work as a Shop Technician or become a Traveling Diesel Technician;

• Cole Grimes, Kansas State University, major in Agronomy to become a Sales Agronomist;

• Mya Grimes, Kansas State University, dual major in Nursing and Nutrition to become a Nurse Practitioner;

• Jacob Grimm, Washburn University, play football, major in Sports Therapy, plans to earn a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree;

• Joshua Grimm, Washburn University, play football and throw in track and field, major in Kinesiology, plans to earn a Doctorate of Chiropractic degree;

• Abbey Gugelman, Highland Community College and Emporia State University, major in Music Education;

• Alexia Hayden, attend a four-year college, study Elementary Education with a minor in Math, hopes to get master’s degree in Education;

• Cole Hinton, plans to join the Marine Corps on a four-year contract;

• Turner Howard, plans to go into the workforce in Agriculture;

• Alexa Kaufman, Washburn University, get bachelor’s degree in International Business with a minor in Leadership Studies;

• Zach Kibbe, Kansas State University for Air Force ROTC program, major in Mechanical Engineering;

• Gwen Konig, Kansas State University, major in Social Work;

• Mason Krogmann, Highland Western Center, study welding, wants to work at Krogmann Manufacturing;

• Aiden Lang, United States Military Academy, major in Mechanical Engineering;

• Logan LaVoie, enlist in the Army Reserves as a Behavioral Health Specialist, attend MidAmerica Nazarene University to major in Ministry, go on to seminary at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary;

• Leah Lukert, University of Kansas, major in Marketing or Interior Design;

• Christian McAfee, Benedictine College, play football, major in History, wants to become a high school history teacher and coach;

• Colin Menold, Southeast Community College, plans to wrestle, study Agribusiness;

• Nate Menold, plans to work as an Agronomist at Hamlin Seed Company;

• Taylor Menold, currently working at NorthRidge Family Development Center and is seeking other employment opportunities;

• Tyler Menold, plans to work at Grimm’s Gardens;

• Brayden Meredith, Barton Community College, plans to wrestle, major in welding, wants to achieve a career in the welding field;

• Jackson Meyer, plans to go into the workforce or attend a trade school;

• Emerson Montgomery, Kansas State University, major in Fashion Studies, specialize in Fashion Design and Fashion Business;

• Nekoda Niehues, plans to go into the workforce and possibly work at HydraBed in Sabetha;

• Rowde Rilinger, plans to move away from Sabetha and get a job;

• Dalton Rokey, Hutchinson Community College, major in Fire Science;

• Jenna Rokey, plans to take several mission training courses and enter into the mission field as a long-term missionary;

• Teagan Saner, Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Neb., plans to go into further education and major in Culinary Arts;

• Harper Schmelzle, Benedictine College, study Electrical Engineering;

• Mia Schweitzer, plans to work with animals as a Dog Groomer;

• Harper Smith, Frost School of Music at University of Miami, major in Music Industry;

• Nyah Strahm, University of Miami, major in Marine Biology and Ecology;

• Kaine Teske, Washburn Tech for the Information Systems Technologies course;

• Will Ulrich, Kansas State University, study Business;

• Bayley Wasinger, Pittsburg State University, major in Accounting with a minor in Fraud Examination;

• Kellen Wenger, North Central Kansas Technical College, major in Electrical Technology;

• Ellie Wessel, Cloud County Community College, plans to get an associate degree in Animal Science;

• Cullen Wikle, plans to go on wheat harvest;

• Malachai Wilson, plans to go into the Army or a different branch depending on a later decision;

• Aidan Wittwer, plans to go into the workforce, is currently working at Morrill Elevator.

All student photos can be found by clicking the “Gallery” tab on and then clicking “Youth Gallery.”


Erin Herrmann77 Posts

Erin Herrmann is one of two co-editors at The Sabetha Herald. She specializes in school board reporting, features and advertising design. Erin lives in Sabetha.


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