MONROEVILLE Eight Distinguished Scholars will be honored at Monroeville High School's graduation ceremony set for 2 p.m. June 3.
The first of the eight senior scholars is Seth Adelman, the son of David and Marcia Adelman.
Seth was involved in cross country, track, key club, Renaissance, Model U.N., academic challenge, National Honor Society and French club.
His fondest high school memory was, "winning the team conference title in track this year. It was the goal the whole team, especially the seniors, wanted to achieve and to have it happen was completely surreal."
Seth will attend Ohio Northern University to pursue a career in computer programming and computer science.
His advice is, "don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things."
Emily Bischoff was also named a Distinguished Scholar.
Her activities included cross country, basketball, softball, National Honor Society, key club, Renaissance, 4-H and Mass server. She also works at Twist & Shout and also attended BGSU Firelands.
She is the daughter of Kenneth and Marie Bischoff.
Her fondest memory was, "all the good times in Mrs. Math's study hall my freshman year and the good times in Mrs. Dearmeant's study hall my sophomore year."
She plans to attend Bowling Green State University to major in nursing.
Her advice for incoming freshmen is to "keep a balance between activities, having fun and your school work, because you are only in high school once."
Hannah Gates was also named a Distinguished Scholar.
She is the daughter of Tom and Gail Gates.
Her activities include softball, stats, Renaissance and volunteering at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
Her fondest high school memory was, "being with my friends at school and out. High school wouldn't have been the same without them."
Hannah plans to attend Cleveland State University and major in either pre-medicine or bio-chemical engineering.
Incoming freshmen should take this advice. "Stay motivated because it makes school a lot easier when you have goals."
Farrah Heft will be honored as a Distinguished Scholar on June 3.
She is the daughter of Walter and Penny Kuchta.
Her activities include FFA, youth group, National Honor Society, Renaissance, French club and BGSU Firelands student.
Her fondest high school memory was, "sledding down the stairs on the senior ski trip."
She will attend Heidelberg College to major in accounting.
Her advice to incoming freshmen is, "always make whatever you are doing in life fun."
Kelly Morman is also a Distinguished Scholar.
Her activities include National Honor Society, Model U.N., Firelands Challenge, theater, Spanish club, yearbook staff, football staff and Renaissance.
She is the daughter of Richard and Patricia Morman.
She plans to attend Ohio Northern University to major in political science and possibly double major in political science and Spanish.
Her advice was, "make the most of your high school years because they will be over before you know it. And a reminder to underclassmen, keep up on your work for your senior project because you will be a lot happier if you do."
Kelly couldn't decided on a fondest memory. "They all have been fun. I can't pick just one."
Jordan Ringenberg is the son of John and Shelly Ringenberg.
His activities include football, basketball, baseball, National Honor Society, peer tutor and BGSU Firelands.
He will attend the University of Toledo in the fall and major in computer science/computer engineering.
His fondest memory was "school yard basketball tournaments with my buddies throughout high school."
His advice: "Make the most of opportunities that come to you and keep your eyes on your goals."
Patrick Stang, a Distinguished Scholar, is the son of Leroy and Jodi Stang.
His activities include reading, walking and sports.
His fondest high school memories were, "the snack line visits and playing football."
He plans to attend the University of Toledo and become a pharmacist.
Patrick's advice to freshmen is, "don't take life too seriously, because you'll never make it out alive."
Lauren Stieber is the daughter of Robert and Carrie Stieber.
Her activities include cheerleading, class officer, Renaissance, key club, FCCLA, French club, 4-H and student council.
"All of the memories that I have from high school are special to me," she said. "I can't pick just one that is the fondest, but I will never forget hanging out with all of my friends and having so much fun with them."
She will attend Bowling Green State University this fall. She is undecided on her course of study.
Lauren does have advice for incoming freshmen. "My advice to underclassmen is to always do your best in anything you do, but don't forget to have fun while you're doing it."