Students of the Week

Dylan Berlinski

Week of February 14, 2018

Mother’s Name: Jen Berlinski
City of Residence: Iron River

Father’s Name: Patrick Berlinski
City of Residence: Iron River
Dylan is an 11th grade student at WIC School.

He participates in: football and golf at West Iron County. He is also an avid outdoorsman. Dylan enjoys fishing, hunting, dirt- biking, snowboarding, four-wheeling and snowmobiling.

Dylan is an enjoyable student to have in class. He works very hard and puts forth his best effort. Dylan is helpful, honest and dependable. I know that I can always count on him.


Katarina Hemeleski

Week of February 7, 2018

City of Residence: Iron River

City of Residence: Iron River

Katarina is a 7th grade student at WIC School. She participates in: Basketball, Band and will be in Track. She enjoys spending time outdoors.

Katarina take her studies seriously and is an eager learner. She is well liked by her classmates and respectful to fellow students and teachers. She is a strong, silent leader who does the right thing rather than what is popular. Katarina is friendly and always ready to greet you with a smile.


Lexi Lutes

Week of February 1, 2018



Natalie Tomlinson

Week of January 25, 2018

Mother’s Name: Shelley Tomlinson
City of Residence: Iron River

Father’s Name: Paul Tomlinson
City of Residence: Iron River

Is a 11th grade student at WIC School, she participates in: History, Girl Scouts and Orchestra.

Natalie is a great role model for other students. She works hard and is determined to succeed. Natalie is a pleasure to have in class. She is a pleasant student and volunteers to help others.

In her spare time you will find Natalie working at Mr. T’s, hanging out with her friends or practicing her viola with her family.


Autumn Carter

Week of January 16, 2017


Lillie Stapleton

Week of January 8, 2017

Mother’s Name: Holly Stapleton
City of Residence: Iron River
Father’s Name:  Tim Stapleton
City of Residence: Iron River

Littlie is a 10 th grade student at WIC School.

She participates in:  golf and jv football stats.

Lillie is a great candidate for being named student of the week. She is dependable and always ready to help out. Lillie did a great job as a jv football stat girl while maintaining good grades in the classroom. She also is a member of the the WIC golf team. Lillie brings a sense of positive dependability to all that she does at West Iron County.


Brandon Henschel

Week of December 18, 2017


Olivia Kerttu

Week of December 15, 2017


Bradley Justice

Week of December 8, 2017


Trevor Carpenter

Week of December 1, 2017

Trevor is the son of Toivo Rae and Jacki White.

He participates in advanced classes.

Trevor does well in advanced science classes. His work ethic has improved over the last two years. He is always willing to volunteer to put dissecting animals away or clean aquariums and other science equipment.

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Ethan Isaacson

Week of November 24, 2017

Ethan is the son of Tina and Kevin Isaacson.

He participates in: Student Council, Football and Basketball.

Ethan is a dedicated student. He demonstrates kindness and displays a “Never Give Up” attitude. Ethan is always reliable and helpful to students and teachers.

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Nataly Villalobos

Week of November 17, 2017

Nataly is the daughter of Rebecca Villalobos and Lawrence Michael Demko.

She is a 9th grade student at West Iron County Middle School.

Nataly is a very kind and caring student. She works hard and pays attention in class. She participates regularly and tries to do her best. Nataly is respectful and courteous at all times. She is also dependable and conscientious. Her pleasant demeanor is an asset to the classroom environment, and she provides a positive role model for others. Nataly plays on the WIC volleyball team.

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Dalton Campbell

Week of November 13, 2017

Dalton is the son of Duane and Chris Campbell.

He is a 7th grade student at West Iron County Middle School.

Dalton is a kind student. Dalton takes pride in his school by helping out staff and his peers. He is very polite and always greets people with a smile. Dalton strives to do the best he can when it comes to his academics. Dalton enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys listening to music and is a Detroit Lions fan. Dalton’s commitment to doing well and his friendly nature helps to improve upon the overall atmosphere at the West Iron County Middle School.

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Kaitlyn Fredrickson

Week of Oct 30, 2017

Kaitlyn is the daugher of Duane and Cindy Fredrickson.

She participates in: Basketball, Volleyball, Student Council, NHS, Key Club.

Katie is a terrific student. She is constantly trying to find better ways to study, not only to improve her grades but to understand the concepts better. She always has a very positive attitude, is kind to everyone around her, and is always willing to help us prepare labs and equipment in the science department. She is very goal-oriented and will continue to be successful in life as she grows.

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Aurora Dahl

Week of Oct 27, 2017

Aurora is the daugher of Amy and Allen Dahl.

She participates in: Basketball, Volleyball and Track.

Aurora has demonstrated excellent leadership skills throughout the year in the classroom. She is always eager to lead discussions and supports her opinions with good strong facts. She has performed well academically, and is always striving to achieve success even in the most difficult of circumstances. It has been a pleasure to have her in Social Studies this year. Aurora’s positive attitude and demeanor are an example to all students in this school.

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Mason Starkey


Week of Oct 20, 2017

Mason is the son of Scott and Lisa Starkey.

Mason’s favorite subject is math.

Mason is new to West Iron County, but he has made quite the impression. He is always prepared for class and willing to participate in class discussion and group related assignments. He is easy going and gets along well with his fellow peers. I know that I can count on him to always put forth extra effort in all that he does. We are lucky to have Mason as part of our Wykon family!

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Ashton Gibson


Week of Oct 13, 2017

Ashton is the son of Heather Verhagen and Chris Gibson.

Ashton participates in football and track. In his spare time, he enjoys rebuilding four-wheelers.

Ashton comes to class daily eager to learn. He contributes often to class discussions, and his upbeat attitude is an asset to both his teachers and classmates. He has a keen sense of humor that often enhances the classroom environment. Ashton is always ready to take on any task assigned to him. He exhibits a great deal of personal responsibility. His effort and participation in class are greatly appreciated.

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Autumn Weeks


Week of Oct 6, 2017

Autumn is the daughter of Ted and Amy weeks.

She participates in: 4-H Student Representative, Student Council, Key Club, Forest Club and works at Angeli Foods.

Autumn is a very independent worker and takes much pride in her daily activities. She is courteous and respectful to her peers and teachers with a positive outlook at all times. Autumn follows instructions well and continually strives to improve herself, displays diligence and dependability.

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Christian Benson

Week: 4 – September 18, 2017

Christian is the son of  Julie and Jack Benson.

Christian is a senior at WIC.  He is a member of the National Honor Society and plans to go to MTU for Geological Engineering.  Christian is also on the Varsity Tennis Team.  Christian has a great personality and spends his summers working the Pipeline.

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Erin Possanza

Week: 3 – September 11, 2017

Erin is the daughter of Kelly and Rob Possanza.

She partcipates in: WICHS Key Club, basketball, track and highway clean up.

Erin is a grounded and extrememly focuesed student. She is a team player in sports and an excellent role model to other students in school. Erin’s kindness is evident not only to her teachers but to her peers. It is common to hear them say that, “Erin is the kindest student they have ever know.” Erin wants to pursue a career in the health field and her caring nature will insure her success.

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Alexis Anderson

Week: 2 – September 11, 2017

Alexis  is the daughter of James Anderson and Tracy Lyle.

She partcipates in: WICHS Key Club, WICHS Varsity Volleyball, and the Northwoods Animal Shelter.

Lexi is simply a fantas1c human being. She is ac1ve in our school and in our community while also working at Angeli Foods and doing well and working hard in her classes. She is very conscien1ous of the importance of school and, despite all she’s involved in, makes sure it is placed at the top of her priority list. Almost more importantly, she is sincere, considerate, reliable, genuine–she is a fantas1c human being.

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Kalob Hepler

Week: 1 – September 6, 2017

Kalob is the son of Jonathan and Dawn Hepler.

He enjoys snowboarding and is currently a 10th graded.

Kalob is a polite, charismatic student with a benevolent heart. Humorous in spirit and kind to all, he is well-respected and appreciated by peers and staff alike. With a fresh school year ahead, Kalob has set rigorous goals for himself. In the classroom setting, he is an active learner who is an emerging leader. Kalob is an exemplary model of how a positive attitude, determination to overcome challenges, hard work, and tenacious thinking can yield success.

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