- Fraser High School
Students of the Year
Congratulations to Fraser High School's
Students of the Year!
Brian Alder - English Student of the Year
Brian has attended Fraser Public Schools since kindergarten. As he grown and passed through middle school and high school, he has consistently stayed involved in several extracurricular activities. He played on the basketball team his freshman year. He had been a part of FCCLA all four years of high school, and he has been an officer of that group since his sophomore year. Brian has worked in Sports Broadcasting for Journalism since his sophomore year as well. Brian also joined National Honors Society and has been an active participant during his junior and senior years.
He has taken AC English 9, AC English 10, AP English 11, AP English 12, and the SAT Prep Class.
Brian is deciding where he would like to go to school next year, but he is considering Oakland University, Michigan State University, and The University of Michigan. He plans to major in Electrical Engineering. His ultimate goal is to find a fulfilling company where he can utilize his talents and thrive in the engineering field. He wants the opportunity to grow as a leader within the engineering field and to promote himself to the highest level.
Benjamin Moenssen - Physical Science Student of the Year
Ben has attended Fraser Public Schools since Kindergarten. He is involved in Marching Band, Dungeons and Dragons, and the Robotics Team. He has taken AP Biology, College Chemistry, Biology, Accelerated Chemistry, and Accelerated Physics. Ben leads by making others think "out of the box". He always asks great questions.
Ben plans to major in Chemistry at Oakland University.
Josie VanGampelaere - Life Science Student of the Year
Josie has attended Fraser Public Schools since Kindergarten and is a quiet leader. She is not necessarily going to be the first hand up, but she will lead by example. She does what it takes to be successful no matter how difficult or easy...she gets the job done. She is involved in Student Council, HOSA, 4As, T3, MTHS, NHS, Link Crew, Varsity Soccer, and Rise Athletic Leadership group. Josie has excelled in every class she has taken and has earned all A's in every Science class.
She plans on attending either U of M or Michigan State for nursing, so her expertise extends into the Medical Health classes as well. Josie has the second highest score in AP Biology with 99%!
Elise Vitalie - Social Studies Student of the Year
Elise has attended Fraser High School for four years. Elise has earned nine varsity letters during her time at FHS. Elise has 20 varsity awards spread amongst her 3 sports: Volleyball, Basketball, and Track. Most notably, Elise earned all-region in track in 2018 and all-county awards in volleyball and basketball. Elise also played 2 years of J.V. soccer. Elise is interested in pursuing a career in engineering or environmental science.
She is curious about the world and how to make it a better place for everyone. This is important, but her most valuable attribute is her drive and tenacity to be the best that she can be and make the most of her natural talents. Elise is a positive role model that exemplifies what every student should aspire to be.
Dylan Monohan-Industrial Technology Student of the Year
Dylan has been a Fraser student since starting school as a kindergartener. Dylan is starting his second year in our Sheet Metal Workers Pre-Apprenticeship program and is looking forward to continuing his learning. He has played football for Fraser for three years and is a member of Fraser High Schools Rookie FIRST Robotics team that will be competing in March. Upon graduation, Dylan is looking into trade school so that he can continue in welding and/or electronics.
Dylan leads by example. He is fully engaged when on the shop floor and is always willing to invest his time in helping younger less experienced students improve their skills and character. Dylan is a positive role model for other classmates and has taken on the role of shop foreman. He ensures that his work area is well maintained and then works with other students to do the same.
Lauren Argiri-Social Studies Student of the Year
Lauren consistently displays a deep desire to reach her true potential as both student and future leader. Her accolades throughout her high school career are impressive and include her roles as Student Council president and her membership in the National Honors Society, Tri-M, and the National Arts Honors Society. Lauren’s compassion and drive to give back to her school and community are also notably proven through her efforts in both our Peer-to-Peer program, established to assist our autistic student population and Link Crew, a student-led freshmen mentorship program.
Lauren hopes to become a naturopathic doctor. She is currently looking into the 7 certified programs in the US.