The Lioness members congratulate the winners and wish them success in their future education.
In the photo, left to right:
Kiersten Bauer, Marissa Meier, Amy Konkol, Jacquelyn Nevinski
Kiersten’s mother is the role model and mentor for Kiersten's chosen field of nursing. She enrolled at UW-Eau Claire with the goal of becoming a pediatric nurse. While in high school, she participated in Cross Country, Choir, band and was a teaching assistant for a history class. Volunteer work consisted of tour guide at the Richfield Historical Society Mill House, Operation Christmas Child, Toys for Tots and International Children’s Fund. Kiersten’s part time jobs include McDonald’s, Silver Shop Jewelry Store and various nanny positions. Her hobbies include ATV riding, snowboarding and reading. She has saved for college for several years and is determined to succeed.
Amy graduates from HUHS in June where she has taken many science courses to prepare for her goal of becoming a Physical Therapist. She ran both cross country and track, is a member of H-Club, the National Honor Society and Student Council. To help save for college Amy worked at Camp Minikani and Hollister Co. Leisure time finds her running, hiking, fishing, swimming and playing tennis for fun. Amy regularly volunteers at Enchantment in the Park, Hubertus Haunted House and charity runs. She intends to major in Exercise Science to prepare for a Physical Therapy degree.
Marissa is one of three children and will graduate from Kettle Moraine Lutheran High, 19th in her class. Her majors at MSOE will be Biomedical engineering/math. Extracurricular activities include cross country, basketball, soccer, track, forensics, math team and academic bowl team for 2 years. Marissa has also given back to her community by collecting toys for Hope School, participating in a Pay it Forward project, teaching Sunday School and coaching Richfield Soccer. Part time jobs consist of babysitting, cleaning houses and daycare teacher. Some awards Marissa won include: Silver medal in power round at state forensics, JV captain of cross country team and 1st at state for math team.
Jacquelyn’s plans include graduation from Concordia University one semester early due to having taken several AP courses during her high school career at Germantown High. She has prepared for her major in Radiologic Technology by taking biology, chemistry, physics and pre-calculus. However, she is musical as well. Jacquelyn is a pianist at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church and is in the Germantown High School band where she is a leader in the clarinet section. Jacquelyn has been inducted into both the National Honor Society and the Tri-M music honor society.
Her part time jobs include, Logger’s Park Miniature Golf and Batting Cages, Pick’ N Save, Thunder Road Custard and Amici’s Italian Restaurant.
In her spare time, she likes to read and sit down at the piano and play her music. Jacquelyn saved enough for two years of college so far.