Baltic adds four to schools’ ‘Hall of Fame’
September 26. 2012 1:13PM
Baltic High School announced last week that the members of the fourth class of the Baltic High School Hall of Fame would include four graduates. The recipients were selected by the Hall of Fame Selection Committee for induction. The Hall of Fame induction is set to take place at half-time of the Baltic Homecoming football game this Friday at approximately 7:45 p.m.
Inductees include Mark Mier (Class of 1993), Jonny Reynolds (Class of 2006), Emily Roynesdal (Class of 1996) and Nicky Sittig (Class of 1990).
Mier was a stand-out track and cross country performer for Baltic. In track, Mier is the school record holder in the 800-meter and 3,200-meter runs, he was the 1993 state champion in the 1,600-meter run and he placed third at state in the 3,200-meter run and fourth in the 800-meter run. In cross country, Mier placed eighth in the state cross country meet as a junior and third as a senior.
Reynolds was the Baltic High School valedictorian and was appointed to the U.S. Air Force Academy. At the Academy, Reynolds was selected Cadet Wing Commander, the first South Dakotan ever to be selected to the position. Reynolds was also the first of 25 cadets selected to the Wings of Blue Parachute Team, he was the No. 1 athletically ranked cadet in his class of 1,024 and he was one of two cadets to be named to the Academy Superintendent’s List all eight semesters.
Roynesdal was a six-year letterwinner in track. She holds five Baltic school records, including the 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter dashes and the 800-meter and medley relays. In 1994 she was the state champion in the 100-meter and 400-meter dashes, held the state meet record in the 100-meter dash and she won a total of 13 state track meet records.
Sittig was a four-year starter in basketball. She was an S.D. Miss Basketball finalist in 1989, second team all-state in 1988 and 1989, third team all-state in 1987 and she is second in Baltic basketball career scoring, with 1,825 points. In addition, she twice averaged 23.3 points per game, which is a first in Baltic girls basketball history.