Saxony Lutheran top students

Tuesday, August 8, 2006

The Southeast Missourian is recognizing 2006 valedictorians and salutatorians from local high schools. To submit graduates from your school, contact features editor Callie Clark Miller at 335-6611, extension 128 or e-mail

Valedictorian: Scott Schwiesow

Parents -- Wayne and Donna Schwiesow

Clubs/activities -- Cross country, academic team, baseball, piano

Post-high school plans -- Pre-med at Southeast Missouri State University

Greatest high school achievement -- Running at the state cross country meet

Favorite quote -- "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." (Philippians 4:13)

Co-Salutatorian: Matthew Mueller

Parents -- Randy and Cindy Mueller

Clubs/activities -- Newspaper, academic team, Latin club

Post-high school plans -- Westminster College, majoring in computer science

Greatest high school achievement -- 1 rating on violin solo at 2006 MSHSAA state music competition

Favorite quote -- "There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet." -- William Frederick Halsey Jr.

Co-Salutatorian: Tyson Koenig

Parents -- Brian and Dianna Koenig

Clubs/activities -- Varsity academic team captain, student council student body secretary, editor of "The Crusader," drama club, Latin club, band, sereno 4-H club, Perry County Teen Council, Perry County 4-H Council, Missouri State 4-H Council Southeast Regional Representative, Perry County Extension Council youth member, 2005 Missouri Boys State, 2005 National 4-H Congress

Post-high school plans -- Truman State University, double majoring in English and history

Greatest high school achievement -- Being elected to the Missouri State 4-H Council last year and being re-elected this year

Favorite Quote -- "I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do." -- Helen Keller

-- From staff reports

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