Max High School seniors prepare for graduation

Shelsey Brandvold, left, and Ean Hauf, are the top two students graduating at Max High School on Saturday.

MAX – Max High School’s top two seniors will be taking different career paths following their upcoming graduation. The ceremony takes place at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Max school.

Seniors Shelsey Brandvold and Ean Hauf are the top two students of the 2024 graduating class.

Valedictorian Shelsey Brandvold plans to attend North Dakota State University this fall to study animal science.

She operates her own cattle operation and breeds full bred Black Angus cattle for 4-H. Aside from 4-H, Brandvold is involved in FFA, National Honor Society and is a princess for the North Dakota Angus Auxiliary.

She said it is important to remember and cherish the little memories. She will keep hers with her for the rest of her life.

Ean Hauf, salutatorian, plans to go into a trade. He is interested in becoming a welder, mechanic or an electrician.

When asked what advice he would give his younger self, Hauf said, “Enjoy high school, enjoy elementary school – just enjoy school before you graduate and don’t have to go to it anymore.”

The graduates are: Dawson Bostow, Shelsey Brandvold, Ean Hauf, Kohlton Ness, Dominic Westman, Madison Whiteowl and Michael Zenz.


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