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Arlee graduates celebrate milestone - Class of 2018

ARLEE – Thirty-three Arlee High School graduates listened as teacher Ryan Landolfi gave them a bit of advice during his commencement address on Sunday, May 27.

He encouraged them to value relationships and call their old friends once in a while to touch base. He said if something goes wrong as they progress through life, the solution is usually obvious, although, the most obvious solution isn’t always correct.

He added in some health advice during his speech: “Drink water and put the Red Bull down,” he said. He finished by saying that it was okay to “not know everything” and to continue asking questions. 

The ceremony opened with the “Honor Song” by Allen Pierre and family. Laurencia Starblanket sang the “Star Spangled Banner.” Principal Jim Taylor said it was a “great day” because this graduating class was going to lead the future. 

Salutatorian Summer DarcAngelo thanked people as a community for coming together during the hard times. She thanked her family and friends. She said to the teachers: “If it wasn’t for you, none of this would be possible.” 

Valedictorian MacKenzie Koetter thanked parents for giving the students needed support to get to this day. She said her own parents often stayed up late at night helping her with homework. “Without them, I wouldn’t be the person I am today,” she said. She added a few words of advice: ignore negative opinions and don’t stress about trivial things.

2018 Arlee High School 

Nadia Sophia Adams

DeShawn Joseph Barnaby

Rory Dominic Bird

Trevor Gene Brown

Jharen Kiowa Charlo

Haley Rayne Crawford

Rylan Daen Crawford

Summer Joy DarcAngelo

Malachi Ciena DeRoche-Nevarez

Reece David-Ronald Doney

Nathan Raymond Gergen

ArriAnna Yvonne Henry

Emelia Kay Johnson

MacKenzie Cameron Marie Koetter

Casey Brooke Koziomkowski

Phillip John Malatare

Derek Lawrence Marks

Michael Anthony Matt

Tashyna Ann Marie Matt

Kori Michael McVicker

William James Mesteth Jr.

Eden MaliaMae Morin

Josie Rae Moulding

Shawntaya Laray Nelson

Alice Christine North

Tyler Deane Potts

Ashley Ann Revis

MiKayla Jo Rieken

George Lyle Shick

Laurencia Rose Starblanket

Ashley Raylene Tanner

Sequoia Richard Wiley

Jake William Zeiler

 

 

 

Scholarships 

(not all are listed) 

Trevor Gene Brown

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600

Haley Rayne Crawford

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600

Rylan Daen Crawford

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600

Summer Joy DarcAngelo

Arlee Athletic Boosters Scholarship $300

MacKenzie Cameron Marie Koetter

Serve Montana Governors Community Scholarship $1,000, 

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600, 

Muralts Family Foundation Scholarship $1,000, 

Arlee Schools Federation Teachers Scholarship $250

Phillip John Malatare

North Idaho College Basketball full ride Scholarship 

(signed letter of intent), 

Montana Tech Basketball Scholarship 4-year full ride scholarship, 

MSU-Northern 4-year full ride basketball scholarship

Kori Michael McVicker

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600, 

Jason Waite FFA Scholarship $750, 

Arlee Community Scholarship $300

Eden MaliaMae Morin

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600, Blackfoot Scholarship $1,000

George Lyle Shick

Montana Tech Football Scholarship (signed letter of intent), 

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600, 

Blackfoot Scholarship $1,000

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600, 

Jason Waite FFA Scholarship $750, 

Arlee Community Scholarship $300

Eden MaliaMae Morin

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600, Blackfoot Scholarship $1,000

George Lyle Shick

Montana Tech Football Scholarship (signed letter of intent), 

Friends of Arlee Scholarship $600, 

Blackfoot Scholarship $1,000

 

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