HUMBOLDT — Humboldt High School senior Jacob Manbeck told his classmates homecomings, proms and sporting events have come to an end. It is now time to stop dreaming about the future and take steps to make it a reality.
“USD 258 has given our class the keys needed to be successful, and we thank our teachers and the community for their leadership throughout our school years,” he said.
“The honeymoon is over, and in the words of Billy Madison, ‘Forever is about to happen.’ I’m out of here,” he said.
Mary Hauser received a watch from the Lions Club for being the top female student in her class earning a 4.0 grade point average. As the top male student, Brett Hauser received a Rotary Scholarship for maintaining a 4.0 GPA.
Nicholas Miller received a Humboldt Lions Club scholarship. A Dean A. McGee Scholarship went to Glendolyn Neely. Mary Hauser and Brett Hauser were recipients of Nina McGee Fellers Scholarships. The Monarch Academic Achievement Award was given to Jacob Manbeck, and Cameron Chambers received the B & W Custom Truck Beds, Inc. Scholarship.
Named members of the National Honor Society at Saturday’s graduation were Cristobal Coronado, Tyler Gean, Bret Hauser, Mary Hauser, Alexis Hosack, Jacob Manbeck, Nicholas Miller, Danner Naff, Glendolyn Neely and Kassidy Young.
A STUDENT-sponsored baccalaureate service preceded commencement exercises in the Humboldt Community Fieldhouse.
The Rev. Tom Fisher of Faith Assembly of God Church told the students they should have the spirit of David as he prepared to go into battle with Goliath.
“As seniors use what you have learned throughout school to become successful in life. Don’t be afraid to take on challenges and to dream big,” he said.
Seniors Jacob Manbeck welcomed family and friends to the service, Glendolyn Neely gave the invocation and Tyler Gean the benediction.