Ottumwa High School News

Rhiannon Weller- Rhiannon describes her time at OHS as exciting and enjoyable. OHS taught her that she is stronger than she ever could have imagined. She has a passion for art a...

Bryer Wallace- Bryer was involved in cross country, track and Student Council during his four years at OHS. GEAR UP gave Bryer useful knowledge in finding the right co...

Kim Joshua Mendoza - “Fun, exciting and challenging” are the words used by this senior to describe his OHS experience.  He played basketball his freshman and so...

Blake Klein- During high school, Blake participated in football and wrestling. He plans to attend college to pursue a degree in criminal justice.  Favorite OHS...

LaToya Hines- Throughout high school, LaToya participated in track, powderpuff, intramural, silver cord, and a sorority. GEAR UP had a large impact, opening LaToya's eyes to...

Winter Stump-Parks - A newly arrived student at OHS, this senior was impressed with how accepting the other students were when she joined the class of 2020 close to the end of t...

Mi Phyo- Mi enjoyed volunteering at Ottumwa High School in her free time; you could often see her working concessions at a sporting event! Mi would describe ...

Marguerite Morrow-Lang- Throughout high school, Marguerite participated in Torch Club and JROTC. Marguerite plans to pursue a criminal justice degree at Indian Hills Commun...

Heather McCabe- Heather was in JROTC, color guard, and drill during high school. She is thankful for the time she got to spend at high school with her sister and younger br...

Davyon Ford- Davyon enjoyed basketball class at OHS. He plans on working right after graduating. Leadership Experience- Davyon enjoyed leading some assignments.  Advi...

Spencer Ehrenhard- Spencer participated in baseball and swimming during high school. He was very grateful for the opportunities that GEAR UP gave him and really enjoyed the Spar...

Patience Lindstrom- Patience participated in JROTC and bowling during high school. She felt as though the environment at OHS was exciting and always encouraging creativity. Pati...

Melanie Fischer- Throughout high school, Melanie participated in marching band, concert band, Preludes, archery, bowling, and Torch Club. She would describe her experience at&nb...

Kori-Lin Dieter- During high school, Kori-Lin was involved in drama club. She learned to always do her best during her time at OHS and is thankful to all teachers for alway...

Ryan Eddy- This senior is thankful that OHS led him to meet so many people that have impacted his life. Ryan has liked growing throughout high school and plans to atte...

Jerad Walsh- Jerad was the football manager for 3 years during his time at OHS. Jerad loved being a manager as he was able to make connections with people and form friendships. ...

Colton Carnahan- During high school, Colton was involved in football, intramurals, and track and field. Colton would describe high school as memorable and fun. He is excited to ...

Franklin Ayres- After high school, Franklin plans on getting a job or perhaps attending a welding school. He especially enjoyed his shop classes; they truly helped him find his ...

Liberty Ware- Liberty started her own band during her time at OHS. Her greatest high school accomplishment was playing at Gabe’s in Iowa City. She plans to move to Te...

Filomena Castro Villatoro - A “dream come true” is how this senior describes her experience at OHS. She participated in soccer, swimming, Shark Club, GEAR UP, Human ...

Tayler Young- During his time at OHS, Tayler participated in cross country, basketball, and track. Tayler is thankful for all of the strong friendships he has built at...

Brody Evans- Brody participated in swim and baseball during high school. GEAR UP had a large impact on Brody and so did the motivational speaker from California who was original...

Angelina Wimer- Angelina participated in track, Tes Trams Sorority, FCCLA, and FEA throughout her time at OHS. A life lesson that she will carry with her from OHS is to never ta...

Ottumwa head football coach, Brian Goodvin announced that Coach Luke Goemaat is the new OHS strength and conditioning coach for the entire Ottumwa athletic rogram. "He has ...

Paige Johnstone-  Paige participated in choir, drama, and yearbook during high school. She is very excited to continue seeking out amazing experiences and positive environm...