Maria Gorham is the daughter of Angelia McCright of Elkhart and David Gorham of Polk City, and has three siblings, Nick, Sam and Kara.


Her favorite subjects are biology, Spanish and math. She takes part in track, cross country, musicals, plays, speech, choir and jazz choir. Maria is a member of the National Honor Society and the National Spanish Honor Society.


Outside of school, she takes part in doing community service.


After graduation, Maria is planning to attend the University of Iowa State, double-majoring in biology and Spanish, and running track for the Hawkeyes.


Leah Cam of Bondurant is the daughter of Kim and Sone Cam and has three siblings, Lindsay, Kali and Carter.


Her favorite subjects are choir and Spanish. She is involved in volleyball, track, piano choir and jazz choir, and is a member of the National Spanish Honor Society.


After graduation, Leah is planning to attend Wartburg College, majoring in music therapy.


Derek Van Roekel is the son of Brent and Dana Van Roekel of Polk City. He has two brothers, Drake and Drew.


Derek’s favorite school subjects are economics, government and history. He is involved with football; marching, concert and jazz bands; and is the president of the student council. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, he is a captain of the football team and is on the honor roll.


Outside of school, Derek takes part in his church’s Youth Group.


After graduation, he plans to go to Iowa State University or the University of Northern Iowa to study political science and public administration, with the end goal to attend law school.