Five of the top-10 graduating students from Sauk Rapids-Rice High School are Rice residents, four live in Sauk Rapids and one is from St. Cloud.
The Rice students are as follows: Tyler Hackett, son of Judy and Shawn Hackett, who will attend the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where he will study mechanical engineering; Erika Hanson, daughter of Corbi and Jeff Hanson, who plans to major in medicine and biological science at the University of Minnesota, Morris; Kayla Kahl, daughter of Margie and Mike Kahl, who will attend the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where she will major in marketing and business operations; Hannah Voigt, daughter of Linda and Scott Voigt, who will major in education at Concordia College and participate in band; and Morgan Zeleny, daughter of Renee and Michael Zeleny, who will attend the College of St. Benedict to pursue pre-medicine with hopes of being a pediatrician and owner of an alpaca farm.
The four Sauk Rapids students among the top 10 are: Kyra DeZeeuw, daughter of Julie and Brian DeZeeuw, who will attend the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where she will pursue a double major in entrepreneurial management and finance; Amber Kulow, daughter of Lisa and Kraig Kulow, who will attend Hamline University where she will study criminal justice, with a focus on forensic science; Logan Mastey, son of Dona and Walter Mastey, who will attend St. Cloud State University and will major either in pre-medicine or nursing; and Colleen Schimnich, daughter of Julie and Kurt Schimnich, who will study either medicine or hospitality and management at St. Cloud State University.
The student from St. Cloud among the top 10 is Lydia Glen, daughter of Danielle and Mark Glen, who will attend the College of St. Benedict, where she will pursue a major in either history or political science with a minor in Spanish.