Grulke, Myers top RCHS Class of 2022

Rogers City High School (RCHS) named its honor graduates for the Class of 2022 and the top two spots are occupied by Ethan Grulke and Brady Myers. There are potentially 42 students eligible for graduation June 5 at 2:30 p.m. The commencement exercises are schedule to take place at the RCHS gymnasium. 

Ethan Grulke, with a 3.99 grade point average (GPA), is the valedictorian.  He is the son of Randy and Bonnie Grulke. In his high school career, he has been a member of the National Honor Society (NHS), Trio Talent Search (TTS), robotics and remote operated vehicle club, Knowledge Bowl and played basketball his freshman and senior years. 

He is dually enrolled at Alpena Community College (ACC); earned the academic bronze, silver and gold awards academic awards in English, math science, history and Spanish; earned certificate of academic excellence;  volunteered at his church; served in Peer Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS); and volunteered at the Presque Isle County Historical Museum. 

He plans to attend Grand Valley State University (GVSU) with the intended major of product design and manufacturing and engineering. 

Brady Myers, 3.96 GPA, is the salutatorian. He is the son of Andrew Myers and Shana Troxel and lists his high school activities as being a member of NHS, homecoming court, the golf team, ski club, student council, Key Club, Trio Talent Search (TTS), PALS, served as a class officer, played basketball as a freshman and was on the yearbook staff.


He earned honors and awards for outstanding volunteer; academic honors in social studies; attendance award; most improved in golf; scholastic achievement in English; excellence in Spanish; varsity golf award; academic bronze and silver awards; ACT Work Keys Platinum Score; and earned the Presque Isle Electric and Gas and NWTF scholarships. 

He plans to attend North Central Michigan College (NCMC) to take general education classes while exploring career options. 

Profiles and photos of all the honor students are in the March 24, 2022 edition of the Advance. Keep up with all the local news by subscribing. Call (989) 734-2105 to subscribe.