Geneva High School
Class of 2020
  • The Geneva High School Class of 2020.

    The Geneva High School Class of 2020. Courtesy of Geneva High School

  • Geneva High School

      Geneva High School Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Geneva High School graduation sign.

      Geneva High School graduation sign. Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer

  • Geneva High School is the home of the Vikings.

    Geneva High School is the home of the Vikings. Courtesy of Geneva High School

  • Geneva High School powder puff event.

    Geneva High School powder puff event. Courtesy of Geneva High School

  • Geneva High School seniors at a school event.

    Geneva High School seniors at a school event. Courtesy of Geneva High School

  • Geneva High School seniors did up their homecoming float with an "Area 51" theme.

    Geneva High School seniors did up their homecoming float with an "Area 51" theme. Courtesy of Geneva High School

  • Geneva High School pep rally.

    Geneva High School pep rally. Courtesy of Geneva High School

  • Geneva High School dance team sectional winners.

    Geneva High School dance team sectional winners. Courtesy of Geneva High School

  • Geneva High School senior recognition.

    Geneva High School senior recognition. Courtesy of Geneva High School

  • Geneva goalkeeper Osten Lockner goes up against Conant's Maciej Matusiak during the boys Class 3A regional semifinal soccer match Oct. 18 in Hoffman Estates.

      Geneva goalkeeper Osten Lockner goes up against Conant's Maciej Matusiak during the boys Class 3A regional semifinal soccer match Oct. 18 in Hoffman Estates. Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Geneva High School senior Grace Hinchman (11) battles Lake Park's Emma Thorne for a loose ball during the IHSA Class 4A Hoffman Estates girls basketball sectional championship Feb. 27.

      Geneva High School senior Grace Hinchman (11) battles Lake Park's Emma Thorne for a loose ball during the IHSA Class 4A Hoffman Estates girls basketball sectional championship Feb. 27. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Geneva senior Joshua Preston shoots over Lake Park's Trevor Montiel in a sectional semifinal boys basketball game at Addison Trail High School March 10.

      Geneva senior Joshua Preston shoots over Lake Park's Trevor Montiel in a sectional semifinal boys basketball game at Addison Trail High School March 10. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Geneva High School music festival.

    Geneva High School music festival. Courtesy of Geneva High School

 
Updated 6/18/2020 4:17 PM

Graduates in Class of 2020: 488

Highest honors graduates (top 5%): Lucas Anson, Colton Benjamin, Lauren Berry, Samuel Caballero, Alison Chitwood, Jessica Coller, Nathan Costabilo, Anna Flatt, Reese Gosain, Matthew Granquist, Emily Hancock, Emma Henderson, Julia Kaniuk, Teagan King, Ryan Klemm, John La Manna Jr., Audrey LaCost, August Larson, Antara Mageshwaran, Jonathon Maher, Zainab Mairaj, Anne McQueeny, Lauren Ostrowski, Brady Owen, Simon Pilny, Melissa Pool, Grace Prange, Sarah Pratt, Ethan Reattoir, Valdis Slokenbergs, John Solomon, Annalise Spindle, Lauren Teubner, Willem Van Der Meij, Ian Watson, Collin Weber, Julia Zuzinski.

 

Student Council Executive Board: President Jack Viebrock, Vice Presidents Ali Chitwood and Malia Savoni, Council/ Outreach Secretary Emma Kornak.

Senior class officers: Annie McQueeny and Morgan Feeney, president; Kate Bridges and Lauren Ostrowski, vice president

Academic achievements:

• 20 National Merit Commended students • National Merit Scholarship Finalists: Reese Gosain, Annie McQueeny, Alexander Wilson and Julia Zuzinski

• Perfect ACT/SAT scores: Reese Gosain (ACT and SAT), Ryan Klemm, Gus Larson, Annie McQueeny

• 98 Illinois State Scholars

• 77 seniors earned the IHSA All-Academic recognition

Athletic achievements:

• Dance, IHSA state runner up/ IHSA sectional champion

• Girls golf, IHSA state qualifier, first time in school history, IHSA regional champion

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• Boys golf, IHSA state qualifier

• Boys soccer, IHSA regional champion

• Girls volleyball, DuKane conference champion

• Girls basketball, IHSA regional champion/DuKane conference champion

• Boys basketball, IHSA regional champion

Extracurricular achievements:

• GHS Vocal Jazz Ensemble performed at ILMEA All-State Music Festival

• ACES Team earned 1st Place at the sectional competition at NIU

• Julia Kaniuk placed 1st in Personal Financial Literacy and Bret Schwardt finished 3rd in Sports and Entertainment Marketing at the DECA Regional competition

• The GHS Robotics Team, the Robovikes, reached the semifinals of the regional competition led by senior captains Jack Viebrock, Ryan Klemm and Lucas Anson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

• Emily Hancock won the Golden Key for Scholastic Writing contest

Theater productions: Freshman play: "James and the Giant Peach"; fall musical: "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"; spring musical: "Legally Blonde: The Musical" (postponed)

Senior class gift: Working with Art by Joseph to hopefully create another statue by the Mack Olsen gym, similar to the one near the contest gym

Senior court: Sophia Mertka, Claire Anderson, Lily Karlson, Kevin Kennedy, John Case, Quentin Moore

Homecoming theme: Out of This World

Principal's reflections on the Class of 2020: The Geneva High School Class of 2020 is a wonderful and gifted class. They excelled in academics, athletics, music, theater and in countless other ways. The individual and collective accomplishments were very impressive. This class will also be remembered for their adaptability and graciousness during this difficult end to their high school career. Good luck to this amazing group of graduates.

-- Principal Tom Rogers

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