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Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents/Family: Jim, Diane, Robert, Mary and Katie

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs. Wolfe because she helped me through hard times and she was very supportive.

Most memorable moment at ECS: When my 3rd grade teacher was crying on the last day of school.

What did you like best about ECS: The teachers and students, I liked how we got to learn more about Jesus.

Person you look up to most: My sister Mary.

Advice to underclass at ECS: Never give up on anything, just keep trying.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents: Mom- Jolene, Dad-Mike, Brother-Christian, Dog-Lexi

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs Oberg, for being helpful and a good influence.

Being an 8th grader means: Finding out who you are as a person and what you love to do.

Most memorable moment at ECS: The first day I came at the end of 6th grade.

In 10 years I see myself: Either as a teacher or having a career involved with singing.

What did you like best about ECS: The small classes and sense of community.

Greatest Accomplishment so far: Either winning best soloist at the Westwood Show Choir completion or wining the Relay for Life singing competition.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents/Family: Nick (Dad), Linda (Mom), Steph (older sister), Brett (older brother), Paige (younger sister), Gunner (dog)

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs. Oberg has definitely made a huge impact. She is willing to help with anything. All the teachers are so welcoming and I know I can go talk to them without judgment.

Being an 8th grader means: Leaving my second family and having to go to the high school.

What did you like best about ECS: Everyone is so close, It’s basically my second family.

Person you look up to most: Ms. Schwarz , she’s always willing to help and I can talk to her about anything at any time.

Greatest Accomplishment so far: Winning state track as a 7th and 8th grader.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents/Family: Jon, Corinda and Drew

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: I would have to say Mrs. Oberg because she is always there to help me, give me good advice, and help me strive to be a good leader. I will not only miss her but all the staff.

Being an 8th grader means: That every kid looks up to you and that you have to leave this amazing school.

What did you like best about ECS: I like so many things. I like the staff and all the kids. The teachers and my friends always brighten my day.

Person you look up to most: Mrs. Oberg, Ms. Schwarz, Kayla Joyce, My parents, My friends.

Advice to underclass at ECS: Strive to be the best version of yourself and be a good leader because every kid looks up to you.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents/Family: Nate and Teresa Andersen, Brady

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs Oberg because the way she teaches and helps us learn the concept.

Being an 8th grader means: Being a leader.

Most memorable moment at ECS: 8th grade trip.

Advice e to underclass at ECS: Keep working hard then your award will come in time.

Greatest Accomplishment so far: Making it to State Wrestling.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents/Family: April, Andrew and Christian

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs. Wolf because she cried for us when we left 3rd grade and she came back to us in 5th grade.

Most memorable moment at ECS: Doing the plays in reading.

What did you like best about ECS: Having small classes with my friends.

Person you look up to most: My Godparents.

Greatest Accomplishment so far: Graduating 8th grade.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Julie, Max, Megan

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs. Oberg helped me become more independent.

Being an 8th grader means: Being a leader of the school.

What did you like best about ECS: How to treat others with respect.

Person you look up to most: My Dad.

Advice to underclass at ECS: Turn homework in on time.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents/Family: Eric and Mary Woodford Brother: Thomas, Foreign Excahange Student/Sister: Paula Stening, Dog: Kona

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs. Oberg, she told me to sign up for Prudential Spirit of Community Award. I got the top Iowa middle school volunteer and went to Washington D.C. and she keeps on pushing me.

Most memorable moment at ECS: Catholic School Week Retreat.

Your best qualities: Hard working, setting goals and achieve them, service work.

What did you like best about ECS: The small classes. Everyone here is a big family.

Advice e to underclass at ECS: Be yourself and try to do more service work, it makes me feel good about myself.

Greatest Accomplishment so far: Winning the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for Iowa middle schooler. I went to Washington DC, got $1000 for it and had a great time. This was for volunteering.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents/Family: Chad (Dad), Carla (Mom), Ana (sister), Kale (brother)

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs. Wolff, she inspired me by helping me figure out the joy of reading and helping me want to become a writer.

Being an 8th grader means: That you can inspire the younger kids and be their role model.

In 10 years I see myself: In college getting my masters degree in figurative and creative writing .

What did you like best about ECS: The small classes: They allowed for easier ways to ask questions and become closer to my other classmates.

Person you look up to most: My mom and dad they do what they can so I can live the life I want.

Advice to underclass at ECS: Always be true to yourself. Good people will come and go in your life, but the best ones will always be there for you.

Emmetsburg Catholic School 8th Grade Graduates

By Staff | May 23, 2017

Parents/Family: Carla Fank, Chad Fank, Kale Fank, Mia Fank

What ECS teacher has made the biggest impact and why: Mrs. Wolfe, she made the biggest impact on me when she taught me how to actually read and understand a book.

Being an 8th grader means: You stand up for others when they need help.

Your best quality: I try to be nice and kind to others.

What did you like best about ECS: We have smaller classes and we always stick up for each other.

Advice to underclass at ECS: Enjoy your time as a smaller class because high school is not as easy as it looks.

Greatest Accomplishment so far: Graduating from the Catholic School.