2021 Senior Spotlight

Abigail Hostetler


What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan on attending Aultman College of Nursing, to pursue a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is getting to cheer at the last Football game of my Junior year at Fort Frye in the OHSAA Tournament.

Evan Hodkinson


What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University and major in Biology (P{re-Med). I also plan on running Cross Country and Track.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite high school memory was going to state my Sophomore year with the 4x800 Team.

Ezra Miller

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will go on senior trip with the boys to Jacksonville. Then I will attend school in the fall.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory is . . . Hanging out with Nemo, Liam, Mason, Andrew, Q, Grant, Gwin, Adam Holden, Adam Jarret, Adam Knetzer, Mia, Abbi, Landree, Brennah, Allison, Bryce, Jeff McCune, Shaun Riggenbach, Jalen, Braylon, Malone, Schlabaugh, Ben, Tram, Austin, Tyler, Nate, Chupp, Greyson, Grayson, Seth Wyckoff, Jace, Jack, Owen, Dillon, Colin, Green Bean, ARam, Kyrie, Cameron (Shadow), Lucas, Andy Ryder, Welch, Eric, Myron, Landry Amstutz, Ashley Amstutz, Ethan, Chad Conrad, Chad Wyckoff, Monte, Brendan Good, Baer, Bidlack, Joey, Chance, Charity, Evan, Addesa, ED, and Mr. Clark.

Tyler Nussbaum

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will be attending Kent Stark to major in Criminology & Justice Studies.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory is coyote hunting at 3am with the boys.

Ashlen Lisic

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I am going to Pellissippi Community College in Tennessee. I am not to solid on it but for now I am majoring in Architecture.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory . . . Oh man, I’ve got a lot! But the most memorable thing I will get from this class and school is knowing everyone and making good memories with them. You never get that kind of thing in other schools.

Princess Knetzer

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will be attending Kent State University and I’ll be majoring in Business Administration.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory is being a part of Yearbook and taking pictures at the Football games.

Ben Nussbaum

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan on continuing my job at GOJO and achieving my Journeyman's degree. I then want to furthering my education at an engineering school.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory would be hanging out with my friends in the student section, in study hall, and in class.

Tess Denning

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan on studying Sports Management at the university of Northwestern Ohio and play Softball.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is getting to go to the OHSAA State Tournament my Senior year in Volleyball.

Angelique Kosier

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I’m going to attend Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. While there I will complete a four year degree Co-Majoring in Pre-Medical Studies and Kinesiology.

What is your favorite school memory?

Throughout my time at the High School, I have made a lot of memories. However, out of them all I can’t say a single one comes out on top as being my absolute favorite. I think that memory is yet to be made in my remaining time here.

Abbi Snyder

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan on attending the University of Akron: Wayne College to pursue a degree in Nursing.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory has to be going to the OHSAA State Final Four for Volleyball with my best friends.

Ozzie Miller

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I am Planning on studying Biology and Statistics at Ohio Northern University as well as continuing to run Track.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory is watching my friends, Mitchell and Evan, at the OHSAA State Cross Country meet and the ride back. Shout out to Jarrett’s excellent driving.

Charity Green

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan on attending Akron Wayne College and major in Criminology.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory is when the cloud fell in the middle of our Oklahoma performance. Shout out to Ms. T for pulling it down.

Karmellah

Buttler

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I plan to attend college and major in either Aerospace Engineering or Astronomy. I hope to further my education, hobbies, and dreams!

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory from high school is getting to perform the Spring Musical this year with so many wonderful people.

Riley Berg

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend to a college, yet to be determined, and major in Speech Pathology and Communications Science Disorders.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is going to the Peek’n Peak trip in New York which was orchestrated by the Dalton Ski Club Staff and Advisor.

Tahlia Mason

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I’m planning to move to Phoenix, Arizona and then attend college majoring in Art Education.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory was being able to compete in Business Professional of American’s State Competition with my friends Carter Withrow and Jayden Nicholson.

Adrianne Alger

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I plan to continue my education at Wayne College to pursue a major in Pediatric Orthopedic Nursing.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory was winning the OHSAA Regional Final game against Monroeville.

Adam Jarrett

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend Otterbein University major in Actuarial Science and play Football.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is playing sports and hanging out with my friends.

Ava Martinez

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I am planning to attend Malone University to get my Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and to run Track.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is when I got to do Track and be in the school musicals.

Liam Riggenbach

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will be joining the United States Marine Corps.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is partying in the locker room after we won the WCAL Title my Junior year.

Dillon Horst

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend Bowling Green State University and major in Business.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is playing Friday nights under the lights with the boys.

Andrew Wyckoff

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will attend Otterbein University and majoring in Business Administration and Management.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is playing sports with my friends.

Daniel Marks

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend college for either Middle Childhood Education or Computer Graphic Design.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is making the Varsity Golf team and getting to miss some school days to play in Tournaments.

Kylie Birchfield

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will be attending Kent State Stark and majoring in marketing.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory, I loved being Dalton High School’s mascot all four Football seasons. I also have enjoyed exploring my creativity in Art and Drama classes.

Sydney Christian

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I am going to study Biomedical Engineering at The Ohio State University.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory is competing in Competition Cheer my Junior year.

Miki Fath

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan attend Cedarville University and major in Biology and get a Bible minor.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is breaking records and going to OHSAA State Regionals with my 4x800m team my Sophomore year.

Kayla VanKirk

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend Stark State and pursue a degree in Middle Childhood Education with a special focus on English Language Arts and Social Studies.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is participating in all of the musicals and plays Dalton has put on for the past 4 years, but especially when I played Miss Scarlet my Junior year.

Bennet Gwin

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend Bowling Green State University where I plan to major in Architecture and play baseball as well.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is getting to construct the new bleachers for the Baseball field. Leaving a mark on the school after I’ve left is a big accomplishment for me.

Kiersten Harper

What are your plans after graduation?

After I graduate I plan to join the workforce for a couple years, and potentially pursue a college degree.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is performing halftime shows with the rest of the Marching Band.

Allison Hirst

What are your plans after graduation?

After I graduate, in the fall, I am attending Liberty University to study Social Work.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is being in the same Speech class as two of the funniest people in our grade, Cameron Steiner + Charity Green.

Monte Mikes

What are your plans after graduation?

After I graduate I will continue working at UPS and eventually become a driver.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is going to camp wanake for a week.

Tonya Bowman

What are your plans after graduation?

After I graduate I will be continuing my work as a Mechanic at White's Ford in Orrville. Then in the fall I will be attending Tri-C Community College enrolled in the Ford ASSET Program.

After my two years of college I will be enlisting into the United States Army Reserves as a Mechanic.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is goofing around on the playground with some fellow Band members at Chippewa High School during the Dalton vs Chippewa Football game my Freshman year of High School. I also enjoyed being a part of Pep Band and hanging out with friends.

Jordyn Miller

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will be going to Kent Stark for a Business degree.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory was Going to State for the Cheerleading Competition.

Gabrielle Zaleski

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I am attending Aultman College for a Radiologist Technician Degree, and I look forward to moving out.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory would be my Sophomore year during the Holiday Parade, when the Marching Band played in the pouring rain.

Amber Hershberger

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I plan to attend the WCSCC Adult Ed Practical Nursing Program to further my career in the medical field. After that, I will take the Bridge Program to become an RN, and eventually my BSN.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory would be when I was in the Marching Band my Freshman year. I met a lot of new people and made many memories with my friends.

Brennah Arnold

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, in the fall, I will be attending Malone University to major in Business-Marketing and continue my Volleyball career.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is making it to the OHSAA State Tournament my Senior year with the best teammates and coaches I could have ever asked for!

Trenton Annen

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will be going to the University of Akron to study Programming and Robotics.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is spending time with friends.

Billy Williams

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend the University of Akron-Wayne College under General Studies.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is going to school football and basketballs games with my friends and family before quarantine.

Landree Siders

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, in the fall, I will be attending Liberty University, and I am majoring in Strategic Communications.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is going to State in Volleyball and cheering on the Football Team in the student section.

Nehemiah Miller

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I am attending St. Ambrose University and will be playing football for them. I am still undecided about my major.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is playing sports with my twin brother, Ezra.

Adam Carathers

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation, I plan to attend the EDGE program at the Ohio State School for the Blind in Columbus. This will help me prepare for work and independent living.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is traveling to Nashville, TN with the OSSB Wrestling Team.

Jordan Wenger

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I am planning to attend a Bible College in Indiana this fall. After that, I may pursue a degree in Web Development. No matter what I do, I know I will always be involved in art, even if it’s forever a side hustle.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is laughing at myself and with my classmates in our daily struggle to learn Spanish.

Adam Knetzer

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will attend college.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is playing football Friday nights.

Nathan Hofstetter

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will pursue a major in Mechanical Engineering.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is playing football with my friends.

Katie Good

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to attend The Ohio State University and major in Pre-Med and Business.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is going to the OHSAA State Tournament in Volleyball my Senior year.

Patrick McCarthy

What are your plans after graduation?

After High School, I am going to college at South Dakota School of Mines for a degree in Metallurgical Engineering.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite High School memory is watching the Football games with the rest of the Marching Band.

Bailey Chenevey

What are your plans after graduation?

After High School, I plan on attended the University of Findlay and eventually getting my Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite High School memory is going to the OHSAA State Regionals with the 4x800 relay team my Sophomore year and beating Smithville.

Mitchell Kutz

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will be attending the University of Findlay to major in Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is when we qualified as a Team for the OHSAA State Cross Country Meet my Junior year.

David Cross

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to go to college and major in Engineering.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite school memory is breaking Smithville's 4 year winning streak in golf, using my score to break the tie.

Thaddeus West

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I plan to work somewhere and figure out what I want to do as a career.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory playing ping pong during lunch in Mr. Welch’s room with my friends.

Melanie Gerber

What are your plans after graduation?

After graduation I will be attending Stark State College and majoring in Occupational Therapy Assisting.

What is your favorite school memory?

My favorite memory is going to the OHSAA State Tournament with my Volleyball Team.