One of the most inspiring years in the history of Lakeview Community Schools was capped off Sunday afternoon with a jubilant commencement ceremony at Kos Field. Lakeview High School’s class of 2014 were just incoming freshmen in the summer of 2010 when the high school was named a persistently lowest achieving school by the Michigan Department of Education.
For many graduating seniors, there are memories, there are accomplishments and there are regrets. But, as senior Lindsay McClintic said during her speech at Carson City-Crystal’s graduation ceremony Sunday, there is no need for advice for her or her peers as they embark on life after high school. “From here on out, we will be facing many uncertainties in both the immediate and distant future,” McClintic said. “So when you think about it, uncertainty is just another word for opportunity.”
As 246 Greenville High School graduates sat in their caps and gowns, about to step out of the North Gym and into the next phase of their lives, social studies teacher Michael Radcliffe challenged them to consider one question: What if?
It was a spectacular day for the second annual Tri Greenville Triathlon. With the sun shining bright more than 200 people participated in the triathlon on Saturday, which started and finished at Baldwin Lake in Greenville.
A Belding man has been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly pointing a long gun at another man.
Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a felonious assault report in the 11000 block of South River Road in Eureka Township at approximately 1:20 p.m. Thursday.
Montabella High School’s class of 2014 included 47 new graduates. Vestaburg High School’s class of 2014 included 45 graduates.
A former state champion in softball is back on track for another title. Morley Stanwood’s softball team won the Lakeview district Saturday with an 8-2 win over Central Montcalm in the finals.
The Belding Redskins softball team is returning to the regional tournament after winning its sixth straight Division 2 district title on Saturday at home. The Redskins defeated the East Grand Rapids Pioneers in the semifinals 23-0 in three innings.
Kemp third, fourth at state: Greenville freshman Landon Kemp took a third and a fourth at the Division 1 state track finals Saturday. Kemp was third in the pole vault (12-0) and fourth in the long jump (17-9 ½). Kemp broke her own school pole vault record for the second time on Saturday. Her previous best was 11-8.
As a 14-year-old freshman, Betty Roger had little interest in school, work or even her home life. She was away from school more than she was there, skipping out and doing her own thing.
She was independent, but in all the wrong ways. She had no interest in listening to her parents and would leave her home life behind as often as she could, going out with friends and doing whatever she wanted.
But that was three years ago and Roger today barely even knows her old self.