FHS seniors sign with U.S. Armed Forces

Fremont Public Schools has announced the signings of seven Fremont High School seniors with the United States Armed Forces.

“We are incredibly proud of these young men for serving their country and representing Fremont High School as they travel
the world and learn new skills,” said Myron Sikora, Fremont High School principal.

A ceremony was conducted recently at Fremont High School and attended by families of the students, military representatives, school officials, Nebraska Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Matt Blomstedt and District 15 State Senator Lynne Walz.

Fremont Public Schools Board of Education member Jon Ludvigsen, a Marine veteran, addressed the group.

“Congratulations to all of you for serving your country and putting others ahead of yourself. Continue learning as much as you can and
take advantage of all the opportunities your country can provide for you,” he said.

Blomstedt congratulated each of the students and their families individually. He said he was honored to attend the event.

“This is a great example of a school district honoring and celebrating with their students and families the great commitment to our country and their future,” he said. “This is a very meaningful, very special celebration.”

The students include:

Markus Allen
Allen signed with the United States Army.

“I have a two-year contract and will be repairing radar equipment such as night-vision goggles,” Allen said. Afterwards he would like to
go to college to become a software engineer.

Nathan Wheeler
Wheeler signed with the United States Army.

Wheeler has a three-year contract to be a truck driver.

“This three-year contract will allow Nathan to determine his future, whether that is college, re-enlistment or something else,” stated his father, Josh Wheeler.

Zane Zastera
Zastera signed with the United States Army Reserve and will head to Fort Jackson on June 13, 2022 for AIT training.

“Following my training I will be attending UNO in the ROTC program and serve as an officer in the Army Reserve,” Zastera said.

Luke Follett
Follett signed with the United States Army Reserve.

Follett has a six-year contract and will be serving as a construction engineer in Hawaii.

Deric Kile
Kile, who signed with the Army National Guard, will be attending Wayne State College in the
fall to play baseball.

“After college, I’d like to become a police officer and enter the academy,” stated Kile.

Jesse Alarcon Nunez
Nunez signed with the United States Marines.

After training in San Diego, he will be stationed in Florida working with avionics.

Ty Sundquist
Sundquist signed with the United States Marines.

Sundquist will be completing five years of active duty.

“Following my active duty I will have three years in the reserves working on aviation mechanics,” Sundquist stated.

 

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