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2017 Senior Spotlight – Elisha Lynn

Parents’ Name: John & Michelle Lynn
Hometown: Dysart
Birthday: Apr. 30, 1999
Favorite color: Green
Favorite TV show: Last Man Standing
Favorite Movie: Star Wars
Favorite restaurant:Taco John’s
Favorite class: Government
Hobbies/Activities: Golfing & trapshooting
What is your favorite memory from high school? When I got my car.
My biggest pet peeve is: Someone telling me I can’t do something.
Who are the most influential people in your life? Sam Newton.
What will you miss most about high school? Not seeing my friends on a daily basis.
Where do you see yourself in 20 years? Being a cop in Cedar Falls.
What is the best thing about being a senior? People look up to you.
What are your post-high school plans? College and go the Army.
Your best advice to underclassmen? Don’t put things off until the last minute.

2017 Senior Spotlight – Colton Adams

Parents’ Name: Jason and Jodi Adams
Hometown: Buckingham
Birthday: Sep. 16, 1998
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite TV show: Blue Mountain State
Favorite Movie: Division III: Football’s Finest
Favorite restaurant: Pancheros
Favorite class: Gym
Hobbies/Activities: Track
What is your most embarrassing moment at Union High School? Busting my knee.
What is your favorite memory from high school? Benching.
My biggest pet peeve is: People that don’t finish their sentences.
Who are the most influential people in your life? My mom and dad.
What will you miss most about high school? The weight room.
Where do you see yourself in 20 years? Being 37.
What is the best thing about being a senior? Having power.
What are your post-high school plans? Go to college.
Your best advice to underclassmen? Study hard and stay focused.

Making the Grade – May 3, 2017

Jackie Barz is a 2017 Black Hawk County Farm Bureau scholarship winner. Jackie is the daughter of Jim and Melanie Barz of La Porte City. She is a senior at Union High School. She has been on honor roll and received numerous All Academic Awards for volleyball and basketball. She has been active in volleyball, basketball, track, FFA and Future Business Leaders of America.
Jackie plans to attend Point Loma Nazarene University and major in Biology/Chemistry. Jackie plans to continue to medical school after college. Her goal is to become a neurologist that diagnoses and treats patients with diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
She says, “While I know Bio-Chem will be a challenging major, I believe that I have what it takes to complete my four-year degree and continue on the tough path of medical school. I have a strong work ethic and do everything to the best of my ability, especially things I am passionate about. I am very passionate about my future and believe that I could change many lives with my degree.”
Black Hawk County Farm Bureau wishes Jackie great success in her future endeavors.

2017 Senior Spotlight – Cara Condon

Parents’ Name: Josh and Lorie Condon
Hometown: Dysart
Birthday: Aug. 28, 1999
Favorite color: Purple
Favorite TV show: One Tree Hill
Favorite Movie: Tangled
Favorite restaurant: Village Inn
Favorite class: Psychology
What is your favorite memory from high school? Being able to share three years of it with my brother.
My biggest pet peeve is: Stupid drivers.
Who are the most influential people in your life? My parents.
What will you miss most about high school? Seeing my friends every day.
Where do you see yourself in 20 years? With a happy family.
What is the best thing about being a senior? Knowing graduation will be here soon.
What are your post-high school plans? College.
Your best advice to underclassmen? Try not to care what other people think about you. You will be much happier and the thing you did or wore won’t matter in six months.

2017 Senior Spotlight – Brock Hadachek

Parents’ Name: Jon and Rene Hadachek
Hometown: Dysart
Birthday: Aug. 7, 1998
Favorite color: Carolina Blue
Favorite TV show: The Office
Favorite Movie: Tombstone
Favorite restaurant: Mom’s Kitchen
Favorite class: Any Mr. Wigg class
Hobbies/Activities: Listening to music, football, track, and basketball
What is your most embarrassing moment at Union High School? Losing in the State Championship.
What is your favorite memory from high school? Being able to see my friends five days a week.
My biggest pet peeve is: When people eat loudly.
Who are the most influential people in your life? My parents and grandparents.
What will you miss most about high school? Our secretaries, Kenda and Brenda.
Where do you see yourself in 20 years? Traveling around the world.
What is the best thing about being a senior? Having the platform to be influential towards the underclassmen.
What are your post-high school plans? To attend UNI and play football/earn a degree.
Your best advice to underclassmen? “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” – Max Lucado

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