This morning we had a special service honoring our 2018 high school graduates. Graduates and their families were treated to a delicious breakfast prior to the service, and they were presented special gifts from the Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Men. Thank you to everyone involved in preparing for this special day.
High School Graduates
Torrie Cammack – Torrie will be graduating from Elkhorn High School. She plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln where she will pursue a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in costume design.
Jacob Fee – Jacob will graduate from Elkhorn South High School. He plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and major in Vocal Music.
Kaleb Heckens – Kaleb will be graduating from Millard North High School. He plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Omaha and major in Business Administration.
Matt Langan – Matt will be graduating from Elkhorn South High School. He plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and major in Finance.
Chloe Langland – Chloe will graduate from Elkhorn High School and plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Lincoln to pursue her nursing degree.
Corey Lehn – Corey will be graduating from Elkhorn South High School. He received a Board of Governors Graduating Senior Scholarship to Metro Community College and will complete his Associates Degree at Metro before transferring to a 4-year college. He is looking to obtain his Associates in Arts.
Lindsey Roberg – Lindsey will graduate from Gretna High School and will attend the University of Nebraska at Omaha and major in Speech Pathology.
We would also like to recognize Elkhorn Hills UMC members who are graduating from area colleges. Congratulations to all! (and their families) . . .
Karen Avery — Karen is graduating from Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Justice and Public Policy. Next, she will be enrolling at the University of Nebraska for a Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Science with a specialty in Biology.
Kerri Carleton — Kerri graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Global Resource Systems with minors in sustainability and Spanish.
Karissa Heckens — Karissa will be graduating from Morningside College, Sioux City, IA, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nonprofit Management, with minors in Religious Studies and Spanish. She plans to attend St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, MO, in the fall, after a 10-week internship here at Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church. She will also have a 3-year internship at Church of the Resurrection, where she will be involved in a variety of ministries, including pastoral care; child, youth, and adult education; and missions. She hopes to be ordained in the UMC as an elder after that.
Elizabeth Langan — Elizabeth graduated from Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO, with a degree in Medicinal Chemistry. She plans to attend Pharmacy school in 2019.
Madison Muir — Madison graduated from Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO, with a degree in Therapeutic Recreation.
Denise Reed — Denise graduated from Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport, CT. She received a Masters of Science in Applied Psychology. Her future plans are to continue to work at HDR and work on writing a book on the side.
We also want to thank and acknowledge Sue Adamson and Rhonda Martin, two public school teachers who are retiring this year. Well done, ladies!