Evergreen High School has announced the the top-ranked students in the Class of 2019. Five students, Claudia Cromly, Adam Dumas, Travis Mersing, Sarah Schwan, and Andrea Smithmyer, each maintain a 4.0 GPA and have been named co-valedictorians as all are tied for the number one spot in their class of 104 students.
Possessing a 3.98 GPA, Morgan Miller is ranked second in the class and named salutatorian. Zoey Rauch is Evergreen’s number one student attending Four County Career Center.
Claudia Cromly will major in communications and theatre at Cleveland State University where she has received a President’s Scholarship. According to Claudia, her favorite subject is English because she loves using words to express her opinions and ideas. She is the daughter of Deanna Cromly and Matt Cromly.
Adam Dumas will attend Trine University where he will pursue his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. American government is Adam’s favorite class because the hands-on assignments and mock events made him really understand and appreciate current local, state, and national government functions. He has been awarded Trine’s prestigious full-tuition Bateman Kolb Scholarship. Adam is the son of Tara and Bradly Dumas.
Travis Mersing plans to major in chemical engineering at Trine University. Travis especially enjoys his math classes because he knows there is always an answer and a way to find an answer to any posed arithmetic problem. He is the recipient of Trine’s Chair Scholarship, Alumni Referral Award, and Valedictorian Award. He is the son of Lynette and Samuel Mersing.
Sarah Schwan loves everything about language arts, including writing and analyzing literature and applying it to her everyday life. She plans to turn her favorite subject into her career by attending Eastern Michigan University this fall where she will major in secondary education with a focus on language, literature and writing while minoring in Spanish. She is the recipient of a Franklin B. Walter Scholarship and EMU’s full-tuition Presidential Scholarship. She is the daughter of Rebecca and Philip Schwan.
Andrea Smithmyer plans to continue her studies at the University of Toledo where she will major in exercise science and pre-physical therapy. Her favorite subject is anatomy and physiology because she is very interested in how the human body works and moves. She has been awarded UT’s Excellence and Legacy scholarships. She is also the recipient of Evergreen’s FFA Alumni Scholarship. Her goal is to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Andrea is the daughter of Lisa and David Smithmyer.
Morgan Miller plans to pursue her bachelor’s degree in law and social thought at the University of Toledo where she has been awarded a Toledo Excellence Scholarship. Morgan is also the recipient of a Johns Manville Scholarship. Morgan notes English as her favorite class, and her long-term goal is to become a lawyer. She is the daughter of Amy and Patrick Miller.
Zoey Rauch is Evergreen’s top-ranked student attending Four County Career Center. She participates in the Health Careers program and maintains a 3.84 GPA. Upon graduation, Zoe plans to continue her education at the University of Toledo in pharmaceutical sciences. She has chosen this major because of her love for chemistry. Her goal is to receive her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Zoey is the daughter of Nichole and Christopher Rauch.