Students of the Month

October Students of the Month - Raef Deschane & Alec Schneider

Raef Deschane

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.0181
  • High Honor Roll (9-12)

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • Spanish Club (9-12)
  • SADD (11, 12)
  • NHS (12)

Athletics

  • Footgball (9)
  • Basketball (9-12)
  • AAU Basketball (9-12)

Volunteering

  • Assistand Youth Football Coach
  • Fastbreak Camp Leader 
  • Syble Hopp Fundraiser Volunteer
  • Scoreboard Keeper
  • 1st Grade Flag Football Volunteer
  • Special Olympics Volunteer

Post Graduation Plans

  • Raef plans to get his doctorate degree and become a physical therapist. 

Alec Schneider

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.3947
  • 36 on ACT
  • 12 AP/CC Classes

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • NHS President (11-12)
  • Spanish Club (9-12)
  • SADD (9-12)

Athletics

  • Basketball (9-12)
  • Baseball (9)

Volunteering

  • Fastbreak Basketball Clinics (9-12)
  • Fastbreak Tournament (9-12)
  • De Pere Christian Outreach (12)
  • Red Cross Blood Drive (11-12)

Post Graduation Plans

  • Alec plans to attend UW Madison or Princeton and pursue a career in math or science. 

November Students of the Month - 

Kate Kliment 

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.2564
  • Academic Letter (2019)
  • ACT Score: 36
  • National Merit Semifinalist
  • 5 AP Classes
  • 4 CC Classes
  • Badger State Girl
  • Highest Honors (9-12)

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • Spanish Club (9-12)
    • Sophomore Rep (11)
    • Secretary (12)
  • Mathletes (9-12)
  • Forensics (10)
  • Sting Cancer (10-12)
  • NHS (11-12)
  • English Team (11)
  • Student Counsil (12)

Volunteering

  • Mask making for challenge the outdoors. 
  • Mask making for WDPHS. 
  • Making cat beds for Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary.
  • De Pere Community Center Dance Recital.
  • Hot Cider Hustle.
  • STING Cancer Awareness Walk 2019.
  • Life Enrichment Morning Activies at Assisted Living by Hillcrest.  

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduating from WDPHS, Kate plans to attend a four year college and earn a degree in political science or a related field. 

Lydia McMorrow

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.75
  • Bellin College Certified Nursting Assitant Certification 
  • Highest Honor Roll (9)
  • Honor Roll (10, 11)

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • National HOnor Society President (11,12)
  • Class President (11, 12)
  • Class Vice President (9, 10)
  • Student Council Member (9-12)
    • Public Relations (10)
  • Student Outreach (9-12)
  • West De Peers (11-12)
  • SADD Member (9-12)
  • Sting Cancer (9-12)
  • French Club (9-12)
    • Freshman Representative
    • Sophomore Representative 
  • French Forensics (9-11)
  • FCCLA Member (9-11)
  • FBLA Member (9-11)
  • Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership (10)

Athletics

  • West De Pere Dance Team (9-12)
  • Track & Fiels (9-11)

Volunteering

  • City of De Pere Junior Parkee
  • Freedom House
  • Golden House 
  • De Pere Community Center Dance Recital 
  • St. John's Homeless Shelter 
  • Adopt A Highway 
  • Our Lade of Lourdes Parish
  • Next Step Ministries Mission Trip 
  • Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament
  • St. Vincent De Paul
  • Syble Hopp Winter Blast 
  • Northeast Wisconsin (N.E.W.) Community Shelter 
  • CP Telethon

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduation, Lydia plans to attend a 4 year university in hipes of pursuing a career in the healthcare field. 

December Students of the Month - Bailey Baeten & Jacob Teske

Bailey Baeten  

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.281
  • Highest Honors
  • Academic Letter
  • Small Gold Bar

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • National Honor Society (11, 12)
  • SADD Club (9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Ski Club (10, 11)
  • Spanish Club (9, 10, 11)

Athletics

  • Volleyball (9, 10)
  • Basketball (9, 10, 11, 12)
  • Soccer (9, 10, 11, 12)

Volunteering

  • Coaching Assistant
  • Mission Trip Volunteer 
  • Scoreboard/Bookkeeper

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduation, Bailey plans to attend the University of Wisconsin Madison and go to graduate school for a degree in the medical field. 

Jacob Teske 

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.2605
  • Calculus 2 - St. Norbert College
  • 11 AP/CC Classes

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • Math Team (9, 10)
  • Science Team (12)
  • Chain Gang (9-12)

Athletics

  • Tennis (10, 11)

Post Graduation Plans

  • Jacob plans to attend college for either chemical or mechanical engineering. His number one school choice right now is Michigan Tech. 

January Students of the Month - Yury Bogdanov & Alexa Thomson

Yury Bogdanov 

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 3.83
  • 4 AP Courses 
  • Bellin Nurse Assistand Course 

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • Forensics Club (10 & 11)
  • Math Club (10 & 11)

Athletics

  • Track & Field (9)

Volunteering

  • De Pere Christian Outreach Thrift Store Volunteer (10, 11 & 12)

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduation, Yury plands to attend St. Norbert College and study in a pre-medical program to prepare for medical school. He hopes to become a Physical Therapist one day. 

Alexa Thomson 

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.09
  • Highest Honor Roll
  • White Scholastic Letter 

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • SADD (9, 10, 11 & 12)
  • Ski Club (10 & 11)
  • Spanish Club (9, 10 & 11)
  • National Honor Society (11 & 12)

Athletics

  • Basketball (9, 10, 11 & 12)
  • Softball (9 & 10)
  • Volleyball (9)

Volunteering

  • Basketball Youth Camps
  • Lambeau Field Spooktacular
  • St. Joseph's Church Bingo Nights 
  • Church Bake Sales

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduation Alexa plans to attend UWSP where she will continue her academic and basketball career. She plans to study Biology with a minor in Chemistry, and possibly even a Double Minor in Spanish. With a Biology degree Alexa hopes to become a Microbiologist where she can work in a lab or do research. She is very excited to take on basketball on a whole new level!

February Students of the Month - Josh Blount & Elliott Dolezal

Josh Blount

Academics

  • GPA Cumulative: 4.1033
  • Highest Honors  (9-12)
  • 3 AP Courses
  • 3 CC Courses

Activities & Extracurriculars 

  • NHS (11-12)
  • Student Council (9-12)
  • Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership (2017-2017)

Athletics

  • Football (9-12)
  • Baseball (9-12)

Volunteering

  • WDP Football Camps (9-11)
  • Youth Baseball Camps (9-12)
  • Wellspring Women's Center Fundraiser (2018)
  • The Dance Company Spring and Winter Shows (10-11)
  • KI Convention Center Career Day (2018)

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduating, Josh plans to attend Illinois State University and pursue a carrer in Business/Finance.

Elliott Dolezol 

Academics

  • GPA Cumulative: 4.2233
  • Highest Honor Roll (9-11)
  • High Honor Roll (12)
  • 4 AP/CC Courses 
  • Academic Letter

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • French Club (9-11)
  • Band (9-12)
  • Theater (9)
  • Boy Scouts of America 

Athletics

  • Tennis (11-12)

Volunteering

  • Basketball Pep Band (9-11)
  • Teacher Assistance (12)
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church Live Stream Services
  • OSLC Fish Fry 
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringer

Post Graduation Plans

  • After Elliott graduates he plans to attend the University of Oshkosh and Green Bay to earn a degree in Computer Science along with the possibility of a couple minors. 

March Students of the Month - Jason Kempen & Christina Qiu

Jason Kempen 

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.09
  • 4 AP Courses
  • 5 CC Courses

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • SADD (9-11)
  • Spanish Club (10-11)

Volunteering

  • Christian Outreach Center

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduating Jason plans to attend the University of Wisconsin Madison and major in Biology in hopes of attending Medical School to become a neurologist. 

Christina Qiu

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.2577
  • 11 AP/CC Courses
  • Academic Letter
    • Small Gold Bar
  • Highest Honors (9-12)

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • French Forensics (9-10)
  • French Club (9-11)
  • SADD (9-12)
  • Student Council (10-12)
  • National Honor Society (11-12)

Athletics

  • Tennis (9-12)
  • Track & Field (10-11)

Volunteering

  • City of De Pere Junior Parkee 
  • Exceptional Equestrians Volunteer
  • Kiwanis Club Breakfast with Santa 
  • WDP Dress Sale

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduation Christina plans to attend either UMN Twin Cities for Purdue University to major in the social sciences fiedl with a minor in French and/or Chinese. 

April Students of the Month - Justin Benoit & Emma Feldhausen

Justin Benoit

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.1270
  • Highest Honors (9-12)
  • 4 College Credit Courses 
  • 8 AP Courses

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • NHS (11-12)
  • Student Council (9-12)

Athletics

  • Baseball (9-12)
  • Football (9-12)

Volunteering

  • Concessions (9-12)
  • WDP Youth Wrestling Tournament (9, 11)
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringing (10-12)

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduating, Justin plans to continue his education and athletic career at St. Norbert College in De Pere. He plans to pursue a pre med track and continue his education at a medical college for a carrer in orthapedic surgery. 

Emma Feldhausen 

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.0386
  • Rotary Youth Exchange (1 year abroad in Brazil)
  • Academic Letter

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • Class President (9 & 10)
  • Student Council (9, 10, 12)
  • Sting Cancer Co-President (9 & 10)
  • Spanish Club (9 & 10)
  • SADD (10 & 12)
  • Student Outreach (10)
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (10)
  • Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership (10)
  • Wisconsin Leadership Seminar (10)
  • Rotary Youth Exchange (11)

Athletics

  • Volleyball (9)
  • Track & Field (9 & 10)

Volunteering

  • Green Bay Ecumenical Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Glad Camp
  • YouthWorks Mission Trip 
  • Sting Cancer Scholarship Walk
  • Everybody's Rummage Sale Giving Tree Donation
  • NEW Community Shelter 
  • Help for the Homelss
  • St John Lutheran De Pere

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduating, Emma plans to pursue a major in International Studeies at the University of Wisconsin Madison while double minoring in Spanish and Portugal. 

May Students of the Month - Hannah Bauer & Alex Cherveny 

Hannah Bauer 

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.2015
  • 4 AP Courses (Human Geography, US History, Music Theory, & World History)
  • 4 CC Courses (Human Anatomy & Physiology, English, Psychology, French V)
  • Honors English
  • High Honors all Trimesters in HS 

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • Marching Band
    • Mid Brass Section Leader (9-12)
  • Color Guard 
    • Captain (10, 11)
  • French Forensics (9, 10, 12)
  • Gender Sexuality Alliance (9-12)
    • National Day of Silence Organizer
  • National French Competition (9-12)
  • National Honor Society
    • Public Relations Officer (11, 12)
  • Outreach Team (9, 10, 11)
  • SADD (10, 11)
  • Sting Cancer (10)
  • Theatre (9-12)
  • Lawrence Universty Wind Ensemble (10, 11)
    • 1st Chair
  • St Norbert Youth Orchestra (12)
    • 1st Chair
  • First Presbyterian Church Youth Group (9-12)
  • National History Day (10, 11)
    • National Finalist 

Athletics

  • Soccer (9, 10, 11)
  • Club Soccer (9, 10, 11)

Volunteering

  • De Pere Historical Society
  • Celebrate De Pere
  • Band Events
  • SADD Events
  • Assisting Teachers
  • Sports Concessions

Post Graduation Plans

  • After Hannah graduates, she plans to attend UW Madison to possibly double major in history and trumpet performance, as well as a minor in French. This summer Hannah will be working 3 jobs to save up for college. Someday, she hopes to renovate a minibus and travel the country. 

Alex Cherveny

Academics

  • Cumulative GPA: 4.1
  • High Honor Roll (9-12)

Activities & Extracurriculars

  • NHS (11 & 12)

Athletics

  • Football (9-11)
  • Track (9-11)

Volunteering

  • Elmore Elementary
  • Our Lady of Lourdes
  • Pilgrim Lutheran Church
  • Packer Stadium Handouts

Post Graduation Plans

  • After graduation Alex plans to attend UW Madison and pursue a degree in pharmacology and toxicology to become a pharmacist.