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Class of 2020

Isabel LaMae Pheifer


Parents: Curt and Kristi Pheifer

How many years at DCS: Preschool-12th Grade

Activities involved in: Volleyball, basketball, track, archery, choir, yearbook editor, student council, chapel committee, and boys’ basketball stats

Favorite Subjects: Grammar/writing

Favorite Memory: Making a video in world history class. In the video, Isabel and two other classmates attempted to ride a kayak in a ditch full of water on a cold fall day; the kayak tipped over and one of her partners got mono.

Favorite Bible Verses: 1 Peter 2:9 "But you are chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out  of darkness into his wonderful light." Psalm 32:7 "You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance."

College and Major: Dordt University, undecided

Advice to Younger Classmen: Trying to be perfect is a waste of time. God made us to be imperfect people, and he knows you will mess up. It's okay to mess up sometimes, just move on and always give your best effort no matter what.




Trevor Jon Timmermans


Parents: Aaron and Renae Timmermans

How many years at DCS? 14 years at DCS, Preschool-12th grade

Activities involved in: Basketball, track, and Chapel committee

Favorite Subjects: History and Geography

Favorite Memory: An eight-game winning streak in basketball during his freshman year

Favorite Bible Verses: John 14:6

College and Major: Southeast Technical Institute- Business Administration

Advice to Younger Classmen: "Try, but don't try hard."







Hannah Jane Hansum


Parents: Anthony and Judy Hansum

How many years at DCS? 12 years

Activities involved in: Band, choir, archery, trap, and cheerleading

Favorite Subjects: Band

Favorite Memory: Receiving first place in marching band two years in a row

Favorite Bible Verses: Isaiah 40:31

College and Major: Music education but undecided on college

Advice to Younger Classmen: "Don't let fear from stop you from going out of your comfort zone."







Karleah Christine Pheifer


Parents: Randy and Nancy Pheifer

How many years at DCS? 13 Years

Activities involved in: Band, choir, cheerleading, archery, student council, chapel committee, and yearbook

Favorite Subjects: Literature and science

Favorite Memory: When she and her classmates visited Noah at his house on her birthday during the school day

Favorite Bible Verses: Jeremiah 29:11

College and Major: University of Sioux Falls for either Medical Laboratory Technology or Accounting

Advice to Younger Classmen: "Go the extra mile; it pays off in the end."





Kelsey Jo VanderPol


Parents: Corey and Denise VanderPol

How many years at DCS? 14 years

Activities involved in: Band, choir, chapel committee, archery, cheerleading, and golf

Favorite Subjects: Science

Favorite Memory: She anticipates her favorite memory to be her favorite senior class trip to Chicago

Favorite Bible Verses: Hebrews 6:19

College and Major: Black Hills State University for Applied Health Sciences 

Advice to Younger Classmen: "Yes, grades are important, but don't waste all your time in high school being stressed out. It all goes by in the blink of an eye, so enjoy it."






Gaberial David Baas


Parents: Paul and Judy Baas

How many years at DCS? 12 years at DC

Activities involved in: Football, wrestling, band, choir, and student council

Favorite Subjects: Social Studies

Favorite Memory: Anticipates it will be the class trip to Chicago

Favorite Bible Verses: 1 Timothy 4:12 “Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity."

College and Major: Southeast Technical Institute for Plumbing

Advice to Younger Classmen: "Don't forget to enjoy the little things in life. It will help the school year go by faster and give you a positive outlook."



Melanie Marie Mudder


Parents: Jim and Samantha Mudder

How many years at DCS? 14 years. Preschool- 12th grade

Activities involved in: Volleyball, basketball stats, cheerleading, golf, and chapel committee

Favorite Subjects: Lunch and study hall

Favorite Memory: Anticipates it will be the class trip to Chicago 

Favorite Bible Verses: Job 42:2 "For I know you can do anything and no one can stop you."

College and Major: Black Hills State University for Elementary Education

Advice to Younger Classmen:  "Have fun but do your school work; procrastinating is okay but don't procrastinate everything."