Custer County District High School honors 13 seniors and their parents

By Star Staff

Students in five activities at Custer County District High School were recognized along with their parents at Tuesday’s boys basketball game, a 34-30 loss to Laurel. (See story on this page.) Here are biographical capsules of the 13 honorees.

Cowboy Basketball

Shawn Beeler — Shawn is the brother of Brylee and Serena Beeler. He has played basketball four years. He has also participated in football and track and field for four years.

He has completed basic training and upon graduation he will take Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri before becoming a horizontal engineer in the Army National Guard.

Gabe Gundlach — Gabe is the son of Rachel and Mitch Gundlach. He has been a member of the Cowboy basketball team for four years. He also played football.

His other interests are spending time with friends and family, playing fortnite with the boys, watching basketball with his dad and brother, and winning 2k tournaments.

Upon graduation he will attend Miles Community College and play basketball.

McKaylla Hudson — McKaylla is the daughter of Misty and Frankie Hudson. She has been a Cowboy basketball manager for two years.

She is also a member of the Cowgirl softball team. Her other interests include hanging out with friends and family. Upon graduation she will be going to medical school.

Carissa Wilcox — Carissa is the daughter of Kara Wildin and Kevin Wilcox. This is her first year as a Cowboy basketball manager. Her other activities include prom committee and Cowboy football manager.

Her other interests include drinking coffee and binge watching Law and Order. Upon graduation Carissa plans to attend college and figure it out from there.

Cowgirl Basketball

Amanda Beard — Amanda is the daughter of Sara and John Beard. She has been a member of the Cowgirl basketball team for four years. Her other activities at CCDHS include volleyball.

Her other interests include Caledonian dance, being outside, hanging out with friends and family, and playing with her dogs. Upon graduation Amanda will attend Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D.

Bailee Murnion — Bailee is the daughter of Dave Smith, Shannon Smith, and Amber and Chip Saylor. She has been a member of the Cowgirl basketball team for four years. Her other activities at CCDHS include prom Committee cnd national honor society.

Her other interests include sleeping, going to the lake, and finding every way to make fun of Kyra. Upon graduation she will attend college.

McKenzie Taylor — McKenzie is the daughter of Sherry and Craig Taylor. She has been a member of the Cowgirl basketball team for four years.

Her other activities at CCDHS include golf, softball and National Honor Society. She enjoy spending time outdoors, being with friends and family, and participating in 4-H. Upon graduation she plans to attend college and pursue a career in nursing.

Ashley Venable — Ashley is the daughter of Sarina and Warren Venable. She has been a member of the Cowgirl basketball team for four years.

Her other activities at CCDHS include track, art club, key club, and prom committee. She also enjoys teaching at the preschool, babysitting, torturing her brothers, and being outside. Upon graduation she plans to attend college to study elementary education.

Dance Team

Maggie Erlenbusch — Maggie is the daughter of Sara and Brody Erlenbusch. This is her first year on the CCDHS dance team. Her other activities at CCDHS include chorale and national honor society.

Maggie enjoys spending time outdoors and watching Hallmark movies with her friends. Upon graduation she will attend Miles Community College.

Cheer Team

Elizabeth Gilbert — Elizabeth is the daughter of Kristy and Jason Wright. She has been a member of the CCDHS cheer team for four years.

Her other activities at CCDHS include HOSA. Her other interests include reading, singing, napping and eating. Upon graduation she plans to attend Montana State University to become a registered nurse.

Pep Band

Andrew Laakso — Andrew is the son of Teresa Laakso. He has been a member of the CCDHS Pep Band for four years.

His other interests include hockey and chilling with friends. Upon graduation he will attend Finlandia University in Hancock, Michigan, and then transfer to Michigan Tech in Houghton.

Isabel Losinski — Isabel is the daughter of Crystal and Wade Losinski. She has been a member of the CCDHS pep band for four years.

Her other activities at CCDHS include chorale and the Signal Butte Newspaper. Her other interests include music, video games and drawing. Upon graduation she will save up for a house and go from there.

Jackson Reed — Jackson is the son of Robyn Lafferty and Chris Reed. He has been a member of the CCDHS pep band for four years. His other activities at CCDHS include football, chorale.

He is also a manager for the Cowgirl softball team. His other interests include hanging out with friends. Upon graduation he plans to attend Dakota State University to study engineering.

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