Nearly 370 students will receive their Westerville North High School diplomas May 28.

Nearly 370 students will receive their Westerville North High School diplomas May 28.

Westerville North's graduation will be at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Expo Center's Celeste Center, 717 E. 17th St.

The commencement ceremony will include a joint speech by North's senior class officers: president Kate Noel, vice president Lean Schultheis, secretary Quinn Bailey and treasurer Jordan Nichols.

There also will be a speech by graduating senior Molly Czako, who tried out for and was selected to give the commencement speech.

The school's Academic Varsity, or top 10 graduating seniors, are:

Molly Baumann, daughter of Robert and Christine Baumann, will graduate with a 4.6808 grade point average. She was a member of the National Honor Society, the Science Olympiad, In the Know, Key Club, I-CAN, symphonic band, marching band, orchestra and the Girl Scouts, through which she received the Gold Award.

Baumann plans to attend The Ohio State University and major in biochemical engineering. She has been awarded OSU's Maximus Scholarship, the Walter H. Kidd Engineering Scholarship and the Ohio State-Honda Partnership Math Medal Award Scholarship.

Yemin Hong, son of Ramzi Kwon and Eunok Kim, will graduate with a 4.6109 grade point average. He was a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, Interact, Invisible Children, theater, track and the National Society of High School Scholars. He also was a Buckeye Boys State delegate.

Hong plans to attend the University of Pittsburgh to major in chemical engineering.

Kristin Herron, daughter of Matthew and Karen Herron, will graduate with a 4.5521 grade point average. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, Leadership Westerville, Invisible Children, orchestra and pit orchestra. Herron served as a junior and senior mentor.

Herron plans to attend Miami University to major in zoology. She has earned Miami University's Redhawk Excellence Scholarship.

Jacob Burt, son of David and Melissa Burt, will graduate with a 4.491 grade-point average. He was a member of the National Honor Society, I-CAN, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, theater, marching band and pep band.

Burt plans to attend The Ohio State University to major in mechanical engineering. He has received the university's Maximus Scholarship.

Natalie Longardner, daughter of Nevin and Rita Longardner, will graduate with a 4.4678 grade point average. She was treasurer of the National Honor Society, a HOBY delegate and a member of Key Club, I-CAN, varsity and club volleyball, band, Young Life and youth group.

Longardner plans to attend Indiana University to major in business. She received Indiana University's Distinction Scholarship, Ohio University's Gateway Scholarship and an academic scholarship from the University of Pittsburgh. She was named an Ohio State University Provost Scholar.

Kate Noel, daughter of William and Jane Noel, will graduate with a 4.4343 grade point average. Noel is the senior class president, a member of the Superintendent's Advisory Committee, a Buckeye Girls State delegate, a HOBY delegate, editor of the school newspaper, a junior and senior mentor, board president for theater and a member of I-CAN, choir, book club, and the Girl Scouts, from which she received Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.

Noel is undecided where she will attend college, but she plans to major in journalism, dramatic writing or communications.

Emily Grandjean, daughter of Andrew Grandjean and Elizabeth Watts, will graduate with a 4.4236 grade point average. Grandjean was a member of the National Honor Society, I-CAN, Interact, Invisible Children and the rowing team. She participated in Rotary's youth exchange program.

Grandjean plans to attend Wellesley College to major in economics. She received Miami University's Harrison Scholarship, Northeastern University's Dean's Scholarship and Indiana University's Academic Excellence Scholarship.

Kathryn Huling, daughter of Jay and Linda Huling, will graduate with a 4.411 grade point average. She was choir president and a member of the National Honor Society, Notables, theater, the Interscholastic Equestrian Association, the lacrosse team and Youth Small Group.

Huling plans to attend The Ohio State University. She was awarded Ohio State's Provost Scholarship and Miami University's Redhawk Excellence Scholarship.

Emily Bennett, daughter of Edward and Tammy Bennett, will graduate with a 4.3939 grade point average. She was a member of the National Honor Society and played varsity softball.

Bennet plans to attend West Virginia Wesleyan College to major in nursing. She received the school's Presidential Scholarship and an athletic scholarship.

Linda Sandvik, daughter of Thor and Emily Sandvik, will graduate with a 4.3602 grade point average. She was a member of the National Honor Society, I-CAN, Interact and the track, cross country and junior varsity soccer teams. She was a junior and senior mentor.

Sandvik plans to attend OSU, perhaps to major in Spanish. She received Ohio State's Provost Scholarship and its Morrill Scholarship, Ohio University's King/Chavez/Parks Award and Miami University's Redhawk Excellence Scholarship.