Goodbye high school, hello world
Six Riverdale top scholars are heading to colleges near and far
Riverdale High School seniors will have their commencement ceremony Tuesday at Lewis & Clark College. Dan Palma, a drama, history, art and film teacher, will be one of several speakers.
Valedictorian Nicole Hollingshead and salutatorian Anna Oliver-Steinberg also will be among those addressing the 65-student Class of 2014 at the ceremony, as will student-elected speaker Jesse Jansen.
Jansen, Hollingshead, Oliver-Steinberg and three other students have been named top scholars. The top scholars recently shared their favorite quote, book and memory, and touched on their plans for the future.
Future Plans: McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, CanadaPlanned area of study: Faculty of Science: biology
Future plans: Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon in Eugene.
Planned area of study: Science and psychology
Favorite memory: Going to India last year on a service trip to raise money for a health clinic in rural Kerala.
Favorite book: Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro
Future plans: Pitzer College in California
Planned area of study: Undecided
Favorite memory: Lunch out in the sun.
Favorite quote: From Douglas Adams: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
Future plans: Dickinson College in Pennsylvania
Planned area of study: Management or human resources
Favorite memory: My favorite memory is when my advanced-placement calculus class would go on adventures, like to Tryon Creek after an AP test.
Favorite book: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, by Kate DiCamillo
Future plans: Harvard University in Massachusetts
Planned area of study: Economics
Favorite memory: Taking first place at the Oregon State Track and Field Championships for the 4x400 Relay and setting a new school record.
Favorite quote: From Timbuk3: The futures so bright, I gotta wear shades.
Future plans: University of Oregon in Eugene
Planned area of study: Biology
Favorite memory: Driving to Government Camp with Adrian Lurie.
Favorite quote: Do a job, big or small, do it right or not at all.
Riverdale Class of 2014
The Riverdale High School class of 2014 is: Carolyn Agrimis, Yonah Barany, Eli Berne, Makenzie Brooks, Shelby Brooks, Gregory Carlson, Bridget Chapman, Nicholas Chuang, Don Coleman, Sean Corrigan, Josiah Davis, Brian DuBoff-Lopez, Elizabeth Edwards, Asha Estergard-Hensleigh, Chase Fettig, Benjamin Field, Andrew Fink, Jacob Friesen, Benjamin Fuller, Megan Gooding, Morgan Goodman, Lucas Gudman, Ashira Hasan, Selena Hasan, Sema Hasan, Madeline Hauenstein, Carson Hertler, Nicole Hollingshead, Jonathan Huston, Jessie Jansen, Hayley Jones, Mark Lindquist, Corey Linver, Alexandra Louis, Adrian Lurie, Colton Mayberry, Thomas McCormick, Ryan Molinari, Golden Muller, Chad Nicholson, Jonathan Nutter, Meianna Oeser, Anna Oliver-Steinberg, Eric Pederson, Austin Pellissier, Sam Perkins, Alexandra Perrin, Sophia Plotkin, Alexandra Reinkensmeyer, Elisa Romano, Kian Safari, Sayan Sanaee, Conor Scanlon, Preston Scheidt, Samuel Schenk, Gabriel Senn, Zachary Sherman, Elizabeth Steckel, Nathan Strassmaier, Collin Styring, Oscar Tzintzun, Nathan Vetterlein, Ingrid Vollan, Victor Walder-Biesanz and Jonathan Yablon.Add a comment