Austin Reed (Top scholar, 4.0 GPA)
Parents: Keith and Tara Reed, Haviland
Clubs and activities: merit honor roll, social studies award, academic letter, first honor awards, class vice president, classic video games club, sports debate club, weightlifting club, National Honor Society, morning announcements host, math/science tutor, Grover Hill STEM nights/literacy nights, Relay for Life, Payne Glow-in-the-Dark 5k, Payne Nazarene Church.
Post-high school plans: Austin will attend Wright State University, Dayton, to study pre-med with a Wright State Valedictorian Scholarship and OHSSA Scholar Athlete Scholarship.
Alli Hefner (Top scholar, 4.0 GPA)
Parents: Lindsay and Aaron Timm, Jesse and Lisa Hefner, Payne
Clubs and activities: four-year academic letter, four-year gold academic honors, volleyball, president of the 5H 4H Saddle Club, Paulding County Junior Leaders 4H Club president, National Honor Society vice president, FFA student advisor and president, Salvation Army bell ringer, volunteer dietary aide at a local assisted living home, senior citizen luncheon server, Girl Scout Camp Libbey volunteer, 5K run volunteer, elementary school literacy night.
Post-high school plans: Alli will study early childhood education at Bowling Green State University with a Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative Scholarship and Bowling Green Academic Award.
Madison Coyne (Top scholar, 4.0 GPA)
Parents: Eric and Brandy Coyne, Payne
Clubs and activities: class awards in English, American history and advanced chemistry, first honors, academic letter, band Go-Joe award, marching band, pep band, concert band, National Honor Society, BEST robotics, spring musical, choir, Friends of Rachel club officer, Scholastic Bowl, art club, Spanish club officer, yearbook, National Honor Society secretary, 4-H, camp counseling, Paulding County junior fair board
Post-high school plans: Madison will study aerospace engineering at the University of Cincinnati with a Cincinnatus Scholarship, Franklin B. Walter Scholarship and Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio Scholarship.
Sadie Sinn (Top scholar, 4.0 GPA)
Parents: Timothy and Marlene Sinn, Haviland
Clubs and activities: academic letter with 4 gold bars, academic medal for Algebra II, academic medal for physical education, student council officer, National Honor Society, sewing club, coloring and scavenger hunt club, Sunday school treasurer, church youth group, Hicksville Hospital meal server, Operation Christmas shoeboxes, Christmas for Kids, basketball and volleyball youth programs, raffle ticket sales, serving meals at a local nursing home and varsity letterman in volleyball, basketball and track
Post-high school plans: Sadie will study dental hygiene at Owens Community College in Perrysburg.
Julianne Roop (Top scholar, 4.0 GPA)
Parents: Douglas and Melissa Roop, Payne
Clubs and activities: Spanish Club, National Honor Society, cheerleading, dancing, Country Inn Nursing Home volunteer, senior citizen dinner server, purse bingo, Habitat for Humanity 5K, trash pick-up, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Global Leadership Summit at church
Post-high school plans: Julianne plans to study biology at Purdue University, Fort Wayne, with an Honors Scholarship.
Clark Laukhuf (Top scholar, 4.0 GPA)
Parents: Mick and Lisa Laukhuf, Haviland
Clubs and activities: first honors, academic letter, Leonard Bernstein Musicianship Award, band, choir, National Honor Society, FFA, church group, mission trip to Georgia to aid refugees
Post-high school plans: Clark will study welding at Vantage Career Center, Van Wert.