Theodore Wittla-Sprague

Sponsored by: Wakefield-Bessemer Rotary Club & Ironwood-Hurley Rotary Club A senior at A.D. Johnston High School, Teddy participates in cross-country, basketball and track and field. He also enjoys Quiz Bowl and Science Olympiad. He is an Eagle Scout and was inducted into the National Honor Society. This summer Teddy will participate in the Engineering Scholars … Read more

Baylee Schwartz

Sponsored by: Jessica Cattelino Baylee is a senior at A.D. Johnston High School with a wide array of interests. A former musician and athlete, he still enjoys playing volleyball. He especially loves writing, drawing, animals, and learning about the language and culture of Germany. He is an avid gamer and temporarily worked at the Western … Read more

Rachel Nyquist

Sponsored by: Jessica Cattelino Rachel is a student athlete in her senior year at A.D. Johnston High School. Her athletic career includes basketball, volleyball, softball, and soccer. She also participates in Quiz Bowl and Science Olympiad, and is a member of the student council and the Key Club. During her downtime, Rachel enjoys spending time … Read more

Jack Matrella

Sponsored by: The Mykkanen Family Jack is a senior athlete at A.D. Johnston High School who plays basketball, football, and baseball, and runs track. When COVID-19 put the football program on hold, he also picked up cross-country. He has been a part of Science Olympiad since eighth grade and was inducted into the National Honor … Read more

Kayla Kahila

Sponsored by: IncredibleBank A recent graduate of A.D. Johnston High School, Kayla loves kayaking, hiking, swimming, traveling, meeting new people, and just being out in nature. A former president of 4-H, she has participated since she was nine years old. Kayla also enjoys choir and studying German. She has seen firsthand how one nurse can … Read more

Reiley Hollenbeck

Sponsored by: Gary Portadin A recent graduate of A.D. Johnston High School, Reiley has a wide range of interests. He has participated in high school soccer and track, student council, choir, and Science Olympiad and is a member of the National Honor Society. For the past three years, Reiley has been a kayak guide with … Read more

Kailyn Fingeroos

Sponsored by: Anonymous Kailyn is a versatile athlete and a recent graduate of A.D. Johnston High School. She has participated in volleyball, softball, soccer, and track, but basketball is her favorite. She was also an enthusiastic participant in Science Olympiad during junior high and high school. Kailyn especially loved the hands-on challenge of building a … Read more

Kara Dums

Sponsored by: Jessica Cattelino Kara is an artistic senior at Wakefield-Marenisco School with dual enrollment at Gogebic Community College. A dancer since the age of three, she is also a member of the Awkward Stage Drama Club. She enjoys drawing and playing flute in the band, but her first love is singing. She has performed … Read more

Cas Bordner

Sponsored by: Sturgul and Long, S.C. Cas is a well-rounded arts lover who enjoys painting, crocheting, making jewelry, writing, and playing a variety of musical instruments, including bass guitar. A senior at Hurley High School, she is a member of the National Honor Society and the cheerleading and Quiz Bowl teams. She has participated in … Read more

Catherine Baker

Sponsored by: Anne Tyson A musician and a senior at Wakefield-Marenisco High School, Catherine enjoys performing as well as studying new ideas in music theory. Although she has not been able to perform publicly since December of 2019 due to pandemic restrictions, Catherine continues to practice solo pieces on her trumpet along with the concert … Read more