Tippecanoe High School Valedictorians:
Caitlin N. Keller is the daughter of Mark and Diane Keller. Caitlin is a four-year member of Tippecanoe High School Marching Band and Symphonic Winds, and served as marching band squad leader for two years. She was selected to participate in District XI Honor Band and Tri-State Honor Band and has performed with the orchestra for spring high school musicals. In addition, she is a member of Muse Machine. Caitlin was inducted into National Honor Society during her junior year. She is an active member of Tipp City United Methodist Church, volunteering for various youth programs and service projects.
Caitlin will attend Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana, in the fall to begin her undergraduate studies in biochemistry in order to pursue a career in research.
Ryan A. Landwehr is the son of Frank and Mary Landwehr. Ryan was a member of the 2009 conference champion Tippecanoe Red Devils Football Team, is a three-year letterman, and was named All Conference/All District Honorable Mention. In addition, Ryan earned two Varsity letters for THS basketball, and received the Ohio Coaches Silver Scholarship Award. He was a pitcher and first baseman for Red Devil Baseball, an Ohio High School Athletic Association certified umpire, as well as an OHSAA Scholar Athlete nominee. Ryan served as executive vice president of Student Senate, a member of Tippecanoe STEAM Boosters Student Advisory Council (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and a member of National Honor Society. He is active in youth ministry at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Ryan will continue his education at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana, to study engineering. He plans to either attend graduate school or enter the work force in a field that will allow him to travel.
Allison Lehmkuhl is the daughter of Steve and Jacqui Lehmkuhl. Allison is a member of THS Symphonic Winds and was Center Field Commander for Marching Band. She served as Treasurer of National Honor Society and was a member of Octagon Club, Drama Club and the Foreign Language Program.
Allison was named a Maximus Scholar at The Ohio State University . She is a member of Young Neighbors in Action through St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, secretary of Youth Ministry Council and Vacation Bible School crew leader. She participated in a mission trip to San Francisco and plans to continue her mission work in Boston this summer.
Allison will attend The Ohio State University in the fall majoring in Biology. She hopes to some day become a biology professor at The Ohio State University.
Briana P. Schultz is the daughter of Dan and Lori Schultz. Briana is a member of the Tippecanoe Lady Red Devils Softball Team, Octagon Club, National Honor Society and Muse Machine. She has served as executive president of Student Senate and is a member of the Tippecanoe STEAM Boosters Student Advisory Council (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Briana was awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence and the Battelle Scholarship Award at District Science Fair. A superior rating at Districts qualified Briana to compete at the State Science Fair.
Briana received the Ohio Masons Grand Masters Excellence in Youth Award and has been named an All America Scholar Athlete. She plans to attend The Ohio State University and major in materials engineering with a minor in business.
Tippecanoe High School Salutatorians:
Ryan J. Lake is the son of Richard and Marilee Lake. In addition to Tippecanoe High School Marching Band, Symphonic Winds and Jazz Band, Ryan performs with the Tippecanoe Community Band, was selected to perform with District XI Honor Band and performed a trombone solo with the Troy Musicians Club.
He is a two-year member of National Honor Society, traveled on a school-sponsored spring break trip to Costa Rica in 2008, and was selected to American Legion Buckeye Boys State in 2009 where he worked in the Secretary of State’s office. He is an active member of Tipp City United Methodist Church.
Ryan will continue his studies at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana in the fall, major undecided.
Megan G. Swan is the daughter of Scot and Debbie Swan. Megan was a member of the Tippecanoe High School Women’s Golf Team for four years, captain in 2009, received the Red Devil Award and a Future Collegiate World Tour All-American Academic Team Award. She served on Student Senate four years, National Honor Society for two years and earned Top Scholar recognition for three years.
Megan has been involved with youth activities at Clubhouse in Tipp City and is a Premier Golf Training Academy instructor. She intends to play golf at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, where she will major in civil engineering.
Tippecanoe Miami Valley Career Technology Honor Scholar:
(The Tippecanoe MVCTC Honor Scholar designation is awarded to the Tippecanoe High School senior who has the highest GPA among all Tippecanoe Seniors attending the MVCTC.)
Lauren was a student ambassador for Miami Valley Career Technology Center where she was a member of the Leadership Team and was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. She served on the MVCTC prom court as runner-up.
Lauren plans to attend Wright State University in the fall to study accounting.