MMCRU's 2020 Valedictorian & Salutatorian

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Kaitlyn Elizabeth Goth

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Goth

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Goth, Valedictorian, is the daughter of Ann and Jeff Goth. She has a cumulative GPA of a 3.989. Kaitlynís academic achievements include: KCAU Best of Class Award, Governor's Award, Des Moines All Academic Award, Better Business Bureau Certificate of Recognition, War Eagle Academic Conference Recognition, MMCRU Top 5 Recognition, MMCRU Silver Cord, MMCRU 3.5+ GPA Gold Honor Cord, Skills USA Service Cord Recognition, Iowa State Dance & Drill Team Association Scholarship, Bernie Saggau Award, MMCRU Boosters Scholarship, MMCRU Faculty & Staff Scholarship, Cherokee County 4H Endowment Scholarship, Ralph & Agnes Dostal Memorial 4-H Scholarship, American Bar Association American Citizenship Award, Phil & Judy Letsche Citizenship Scholarship, Cherokee State Bank: Brummer-Stiles-Duncan Scholarship, State Savings Bank: Carroll C. Mongan Trust Scholarship, First Cooperative Association Scholarship, P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, Holy Name Endowment Scholarship, Holy Name Knights of Columbus Scholarship, Cherokee County Farm Bureau Scholarship, Marcus Lions Club Scholarship, Patricia Goth Memorial Scholarship, Farmers Mutual Service Award Scholarship, LA Wescott Post 2253 Cherokee VFW Scholarship, Home Builders Association of Iowa Scholarship, Iver Johnson Family Foundation Scholarship, Lillian Birch-Snyder Scholarship, MMCRU Foundation Scholarship, William & Ethel Gund Scholarship.

During high school, Kaitlyn was involved in the following: Class President (two years), Class Representative (one year), Class Vice-President (one year), Cross Country (four years), Dance (three years), Golf (two years), Homecoming Court (one year), Honor Roll (four years), Individual Speech (one year), Large Group Speech (two years), Leadership Council (one year), Musical (one year), NHS (three years), Skills USA (four years), Softball (three years), Student Council (four years), S.C. Secretary (one year), S.C. Vice-President (one year), Top 5 (four years), and Track & Field (four years). Kaitlyn will be attending Iowa State University, majoring in Architecture.

Gretchen Ruba

Gretchen Ruba

Gretchen Ruba, Salutatorian, is the daughter of Jim and Lori Ruba. She has a cumulative GPA of a 3.979. Gretchenís academic achievements include: War Eagle Academic Conference Recognition, MMCRU Top 5 Recognition, MMCRU Silver Cord, MMCRU 3.5+ GPA Gold Honor Cord, MMCRU ACT 25+ Recognition, LifeServe Red Cord Recognition, Cherokee State Bank: Brummer-Stiles-Duncan Scholarship, First Cooperative Association Scholarship, Little Sioux Corn Processors Scholarship, Floyd Valley Auxiliary Scholarship, Northwest REC Scholarship, MMCRU Foundation Scholarship, and MMC Foundation Salutatorian Scholarship.

While in high school, Gretchen has been active in Basketball (two years), Class Representative (one year), Dance (one year), FFA (one year), Honor Roll (four years), Large Group Speech (two years), NHS (three years), Student Council (one year), S.C. Representative (one year), Top 5 (four years), Track & Field (one year), and Volleyball (four years). Gretchen will be attending Northwest Missouri State University, majoring in Dietetics.