Celebrating our Graduates

Celebrating our Graduates 

Graduation ceremonies may look a little different this spring, but the cause for celebration is none less joyful!  We are proud to share the happy news of these graduates’ accomplishments with our team and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.

Emily Bick has graduated from Taylor High School where she maintained a 3.8 GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society.  Her activities included 4 years of Golf, lettering each year, also Drama club and dance.   Daughter of Brian Bick in our Cincinnati office, Emmy will be attending Northern Kentucky University in the fall majoring in Middle School Education.

Lauren Clark graduated from Milford High School with honors.  Lauren was on the varsity swim team for 4 years earning the Eagle award 3 times.  She finished in the top 3% of her class and scored a 35 on her ACT.  Daughter of Chris Clark in our Cincinnati branch, Lauren will be attending Ohio State University, studying engineering.  Lauren enjoys swimming, puzzles and she looks forward to club swimming at Ohio State.

Allison (left) Fisher is graduating from Middletown High School and Butler Tech in the Visual Arts Program.  She is a member of the National Honor Society.  Stepdaughter of Trish Fisher in our Cincinnati branch, Allison will be attending Miami University Hamilton in the fall, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in art or possibly finance management.  Allison is a very talented artist and recently completed the illustration on a published children’s book. Identical twin sister, Sarah (right) is graduating from Middletown High School and Butler Tech in the Medical Science Trade Program.  She is a member of the National Honor Society.  Sarah will be attending Miami University Hamilton in the fall, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Nursing.  She also plans to attend Ohio University to get her master’s degree to be a Nurse Practitioner. 

Raygen Graff will be graduating from Ross High School with honors.  Raygen  played soccer and golf and achieved her individual best in the Southwest Ohio Conference Division for bowling. The daughter of Tracy Graff at our Cincinnati Branch, Raygen is looking forward to attending Miami University in the fall, majoring in Engineering.

Nathan Hopper is graduating from Johnsburg Junior High School.  He is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys BMX bike rides, daily workouts and is an avid runner. Nathan’s goal-oriented personality inspired him to maintain a 6-minute mile over long distance runs.  Son of Jeff Hopper in our Chicago branch, Nathan will attend Johnsburg High School in the fall. His strong math skills inspire him to pursue engineering in the future.

Melissa Ivers graduated from Barrington High School.  A dedicated volunteer, Melissa achieved over 300 hours of community service, while also participating in choral music, madrigals, theater, NHS, track, cross country and Premium Blend – an all-female a cappella group. She also found time to sing every Sunday in church with her Alleluia Sound high school choir and was President her senior year.  Daughter of Marjorie Latimer in the Chicago office, Melissa was accepted into the Farmer School of Business and will attend Miami of Ohio University Oxford campus in the fall.

Michael Mastropieri is graduating from Glenbard West High School with an average 4.8 GPA.  He enjoys playing soccer, golf and running, spending time with family, volunteering for his favorite charity Organization (CHIACO), and practicing the saxophone. Mike was chosen out of over 1,000 entries nationwide to be published in The New York Times with his article, Bias in Publicly Funded Education.  Grandson of Leslie Samson of our Chicago office, He has accepted an invitation to the University of Western Michigan in The Haworth College of Business and The Lee Honors College seeking a degree in Business with an emphasis on Financial Structures. 

Sabrina Vlk has earned the Distinguished Graduate designation from Prairie Ridge High School with a Cumulative GPA of 4.527. She is a member of the National Honor Society and President of the Spanish National Honor Society at her school. During her 4 years, she has been active in band, theatre, Madrigals, Senior Leading and Link Crew. Her outside interests include reading and traveling. She is also an avid volunteer for Feed My Starving Children. Daughter of Liliana Vlk in our Chicago office, Sabrina will be attending the University of Iowa to study music – Go Hawkeyes!

Posted May 07, 2020
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