Senior: Madison Knudsen
Parents Names: Amanda Ruff
Siblings Names/Ages: Scarlett Knudsen-Ruff age 10, Locklyn Knudsen-Ruff age 8, Sebastian Knudsen-Ruff age 6, Cassius Knudsen-Ruff age 4
What activities did you participate in while in high school?
All 4 years: Cheer, Dance, Track, Student Council, Varsity choir, Jazz choir, One Acts, FFA. Sophomore to present: Tri-M. Senior year: National Honor Society.
What is your favorite memory of high school? My favorite high school memory is when Zoe and I had to teach Kam how to do the Heimlich maneuver on a man at an FFA event and also crowd surfing at my senior prom.
What is your favorite class and why?
My favorite class is any of the ag classes I have taken because there are so many opportunities that you get from them, and Mrs. Schwartz’s classroom environment is always positive.
What is your favorite memory from elementary school? Attending Chloe Kander and Cole Rutten’s wedding on the playground
What will you miss after you graduate? I will miss passing everyone in the halls being able to say hi as they pass by.
What are your future plans and where do you hope to be in five years? I plan on attending USD in the fall and majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In five years I hope to be getting my masters in Speech Language Pathology.
What are three things on your bucket list? Travel to other countries, go skydiving, and go to a lantern festival.