For Buckeye Boys State, Berlin Heights American Legion will be sponsoring Mike Laughlin, Jeffery Ortman and Trevor Deming, with Aaron Opfer serving as alternate. The Milan American Legion will be sponsoring Nathan Seamans, Jonathon Wolshuck, Mike Zakerski, and Wes Strayer as alternate.
For Buckeye Girls State, the Berlin Heights and Milan American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will be sponsoring Katie Ferman, Nicole Swartz, and Beth Stallkamp.
Here are profiles of those students:
Mike Laughlin, son of Kevin and Penny Laughlin. Activities include: Basketball, baseball, football, French club, church youth group, French national honors society, national honors society.
Jeffery Ortman, son of Robert and Karen Ortman. Activities include: Concert/marching band, pep band, stage band, math club, Spanish club, drama club, boy scouts and church youth group.
Trevor Deming, son of Dave and Melissa Biemler. Activities include: Football, vice commander of the Sons of American Legion, track, and youth group member in church.
Aaron Opfer, son of Don and Barbara Opfer. Activities include: Eagle scout, and Sons of American Legion.
Nathan Seamans, son of Cathy Seamans and Tom Seamans. Activities include: Boy scouts, church youth group, National Honor Society, Enlightenment Program, cross country, varsity tennis, marching band, wind ensemble, stage band, concert choir, and thespian.
Jonathan Wolshuck, son of John and Deb Wolschuck. Activities include: Mock trial, speech and debate, academic challenge, track and field, National Honor Society, band.
Michael Zakerski, son of Mark and Kelly Zakerski. Activities include: Band, baseball, church youth group, Spanish Club, varsity golf team, and Boy Scouts in which he will soon be an Eagle Scout.
Weston Strayer, son of Dan and Lorna Strayer. Activities include: Cross country district and regional qualifier 10,11, state qualifier 10 and a first team SBC 11; track 9,10,11; basketball 9,10,11; Spanish Club, Enlightenment, NHS, varsity E club.
Katie Ferman, daughter of Joan and Paul Ferman. School and Volunteer activities include: Math club, Spanish club, ski club, art club (vice president), academic challenge, speech and debate (policy debator, active member of NFL), junior member of the National Honor Society, Junior member of the McWane Scholarship Committee.
Nicole Swartz, daughter of Ed and Diane Swartz. School and volunteer activities include: Track, volleyball, chargerettes, Spanish club, ski club, National Honor Society, key club, piano lessons, J.O. volleyball, pit orchestra, Big Brothers Big Sister, Enlightenment program.
Beth Stallkamp, daughter of Christopher and Melissa Stallkamp. School and volunteer activities include: Cross country, choir, band, NHS, Enlightenment, drama, community service, Habitat for Humanity, Milan Food Bank and Safe Harbor Group.