Superior High School offered an internship program for seniors this year to shadow someone in a career field that they were interested in. The students involved in this program were Ashley Rand, Dani Freeman, Adin Leibel, Trenten Theis, Taylor Bargen, Maleka Blecha, Malori Grabast, Natalie McMeen, Wyatt Schuster, Zach Renz, Ben Vyzourek, and
Ashley Rand, Dani Freeman, Adin Leibel, and Trenten Theis all interned at Brodstone Memorial Hospital. Ashley and Dani both shadowed nurses, where they interacted with patients and observed the procedures that the job entails. Adin and Trenten both shadowed doctors, where they observed multiple departments such as cardio and imaging.
Taylor Bargen, Maleka Blecha, Malori Grabast, and Natalie McMeen interned in the elementary school. Taylor helped Mrs. Brase with the first graders, and Maleka shadowed Mrs. Beavers where she observed the upper elementary.
Wyatt Schuster interned at Superior Implement. There he helped repair, adjust, and clean machinery and learned about the agricultural mechanic business. Zach Renz interned at Landmark Implement where he also repaired equipment. Ben Vyzourek job shadowed at Peak Dental where he watched the dentist do procedures and helped with paperwork.
All the students presented to school board members, staff, and business owners on Tuesday, May 7, in the high school library.
Superior High School has received national recognition for excellence in global education EF High School Exchange Year, the leader in high school exchange.
The EF High School Exchange Year Global Education Excellence Award is presented annually to high schools that demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to international understanding and global awareness. Superior High School was one of a select group of high schools and districts recognized across the United States for the 2018-19 school year.
“Superior High School has shown an outstanding commitment to offering a global education,” said Bob Fredette, President of EF High School Exchange Year. “By welcoming exchange students into the classrooms, Superior High School has created a new and unique learning opportunities for not just the exchange students, but for the American students and faculty as well.”
This year, Superior High School welcomed 3 EF High School Exchange Year exchange students. Not only were the students accepted into the school, but they became an integral part of the school’s academic and extracurricular life and involved the greater community in the exchange experience.
“My experience at Superior has been amazing,” said Christian Ostli from Norway. “I was able to participate in football, basketball, and golf. I want to thank my golf coach, Utecht, for being a good coach and including me in all the meets. One of the things I appreciate most about my experience at Superior is all my good friends and times we spent together. I will never forget my time in Superior, and I know I will always be welcome here.”
Sven from the Netherlands said, “My experience here at Superior High School but also Superior as a town has just been great this last year! I was really excited to participate in football, basketball, track and golf! And I really enjoyed those sports! Also going to prom and the other 2 dances was The atmosphere during football and basketball games is something I always enjoyed! I will never forget the time in Superior and I know I will always be welcome here.”
Exchange Student Linus Gomolka from Germany said, “I love America, my experience at Superior High School was awesome. I learned so many interesting things we do not have in Germany. It was one of the best decisions I have ever had to come here. I got to know a lot of friends and family members who I will never forget. Best months of my life so far.”
Local exchange coordinators Jan & Dave Rogers added, “We thank Superior High School for welcoming this year’s students from around the globe. The community and visiting students shared an unforgettable experience thanks to the generosity of Superior’s administration, teachers, students, and families.”