Paton-Churdan honors 2014 graduates

Paton-Churdan High School honored members of the class of 2014 at a mentor/awards banquet May 19 at the Loren Shriver Community Center in Paton.

Each senior invited and recognized someone who had a positive influence on him or her. The seniors introduced their mentors and read essays about that person’s role in his life.

P-C BauerBobby Bauer  (left) honored his brother Tyler Bemisdarfer as his mentor.

P-C GillespieTaylor Gillespie (right)honored as her mentor her mother Melissa Gillespie.



P-C GuzmanRene Guzman (left) honored high school teacher and coach Dean Lansman as his mentor.

P-C MontoyaJessica Montoya (right)  honored her grandmother Sharon McQuiellen as her mentor.

Awards and local scholarships totaling $6,700 were presented during the evening.

P-C CarrollTaylor Carroll (left) chose as her mentor teacher Mrs Pat Sims. Carroll received scholarships from the Churdan American Legion auxiliary and the Masonic lodge, as well as the Higgins/Hoyle Memorial Scholarship.

P-C FlinnCullin Flinn named his grandfather Mark Kersey (right) as his mentor. Flinn received scholarships from the First Baptist Church and the Churdan Lions Club.

P-C PaupChance Paup (left) selected Doug Tourte as his mentor. Paup received scholarships from the First Baptist Church, the Masonic lodge and the Churdan Lions Club.

P-C StaufferMadison Stauffer (right) honored her mother Jenny Vote. Stauffer received the Lyle Graue Scholarship and scholarships from the Churdan American Legion auxiliary, the Masonic lodge and the Churdan Lions Club.

P-C TilleyEmma Tilley named her mother Melinda Tilley (left) as her mentor. Tilley received the Bernie Saggau Award, the Paton-Churdan Music Parents award, the Iowa Bar Association Citizenship Award (with accompanying scholarship), the Lohr Family scholarship, and scholarships from the Paton-Churdan Education Association, the Churdan American Legion auxiliary, American Legion Edward English Post and the Masonic lodge.












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