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LPHS 4.0 Students

LPHS 4.0 Students


LPHS is proud to announce its 4.0 students for the 2015-2016 school year. These students took challenging AP and dual credit classes and kept their perfect grade point average throughout their high school career. It’s no small feat, but these students made it look easy.

Sam Jackson

Name: Sam Jackson

Parent Names: Jerry and Liz Jackson

College: Purdue University

Studying: Electrical Engineering

Activities involved in: National Honor Society, First Robotics through AK Smith, Coding

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  “I would like to work in R&D automation, or really any job where I get to work on new projects frequently. I do not want to be stuck running the same tools or making minor improvements to the same project,” Sam Jackson, valedictorian, said.


Alex Nunn

Name: Alex Nunn

Parent Names: Edward and Astrid Nunn

College: Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Studying: Business

Activities involved in: Swimming, Unified Track, Athletic Council, Spanish Club, 4H, Junior Leaders, National Honor Society, tennis, Corporation Anti-Harassment Team

  “In five years, I hope to see myself in law school,” Alex Nunn, salutatorian, said.



Jonathon Ake

Name: Jonathon Ake

Parent Names: Brad and Cathy Ake

College: Purdue University

Studying: Engineering

Activities involved in: Quiz Bowl, Science Olympiad, Academic Superbowl, STAND Club, BPA, National Honor Society

  “I see myself being a Chemical Engineer in five years,” Jonathon Ake, said.




Madeline WattersonParent Names: Chuck and Audra Watterson

College: Butler University

Studying: Political Science, International Studies, and Spanish

Activities involved in: Debate, National Honor Society, GR, Teen Court, Hoosier Girls State

  “In five years, I will be attending law school and pursuing my career as a Bilingual Attorney,” Madeline Watterson, said.





Bryan FlanneryName: Bryan Flannery

Parent Names: Catherine and James Flannery

College: Grand Valley State University

Studying: Pre-medicine, major in psychology

Activities involved in: cross country, track, band, symphony orchestra, youth group, National Honor Society

  “In five years, I see myself in medical school,” Bryan Flannery said.




Marie DidionName: Marie Didion

Parent Names: Michelle and William Didion

College: Marian University

Studying: Nursing

Activities involved in: cross country, track, Wind Ensemble, Pep Band, National Honor Society, Tri-M

  “In five years, I hope to be employed in a major hospital,” Marie Didion said.




Emily RichardsonName: Emily Richardson

Parent Names: Lori and John Richardson

College: Indiana University South Bend

Studying: Psychology

Activities involved in: choir, Academic Super Bowl, Envirothon, Spell Bowl

“Five years from now, I’ll either be starting grad school or graduated from college,” Emily Richardson said.




Hannah JongkingName: Hannah Jongkind

Parent Names: Dan and Lisa Jongkind

College: Purdue University

Studying: Environmental and Ecological Engineering

Activities involved in: soccer, Ecology Club, Teen Court, Student Advisory Board

  “In five years, I see myself starting a career as an Environmental Engineer,” Hannah Jongkind said.




Megan RileyName: Megan Riley

Parent Names: Thomas and Christine Riley

College: Purdue University

Studying: Pre Veterinary Medicine

Activities involved in: Marching Band, Pep Band, track and field, Spell Bowl, National Honor Society, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra

  “In five years, I will be in graduate school working to become a licensed veterinarian,” Megan Riley said.




Natalie WilliamsName: Natalie Williams

Parent Names: Amanda and Corey Chavez, Anthony Williams

College: Valparaiso University

Studying: Psychology

Activities involved in: National Honor Society, German Club, show choir, Mixed Chorale

  “In five years, I will be working in my Master’s Degree in Psychology,” Natalie Williams said.




Nicholas WilloughbyName: Nicholas Willoughby

Parent Names: Chris and Robin Willoughby

College: The University of Chicago

Studying: Biology/ Pre-Medicine

Activities involved in: baseball, FCA, National Honor Society, Student Advisory Council, football, basketball, Kindness Campaign, Health Internship, Health Careers Camp, Leadership La Porte County

  “I hope to be starting medical school in five years,” Nicholas Willoughby said.



Casey CornettName: Casey Cornett

Parent Names: Jerry Cornett and Lori Gall

College: Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne

Studying: Actuarial Science and Mathematics

Activities involved in: football, soccer, swimming, track, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl

“In five years, I see myself as a graduate of college and working towards my career as an Actuarial Scientist,” Casey Cornett said.




Matthew OtwinowskiName: Matt Otwinowski

Parent Names: Shelly Otwinowski

College: The State University of New York at Buffalo

Studying: Business Administration

Activities involved in: football, National Honor Society, Student Athletic Council, IHSAA Student Advisory Committee

  “In five years, I will still be in college working towards my degree,” Matt Otwinowski said.




Kyle OscarsonName: Kyle Oscarson

Parent Names: Jill and Craig Oscarson

College: Valparaiso University

Studying: Mechanical Engineering

Activities involved in: Orchestra, guitar, singing

“In five years, I will be working somewhere, with loving friends and family around me,” Kyle Oscarson said.


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