Steven Carl Van Wyhe was born on November 19, 1989, to parents Paul and Susan. Steve has two sisters, Katie and Ashley, and a dog Winston.
Steve has participated in a myriad of activities during high school. He has played football four years, basketball four years, ran track four years, and played baseball three years. Steve is also a four-year member of band, a two-year member of Jazz Band II, and a two-year member of Jazz Band I. Steve also participated in speech three years and mock trial four years, and he is a member of the National Honor Society.
Outside of school, Steve is a member of the Senior RCYF youth group and a member at First Reformed Church, where he teaches third grade youth group classes. Steve has also served at TEC (Teens Encounter Christ) retreats, volunteers on the TEC Council, and coaches flag football.
Steve’s senior year schedule includes band, calculus, government, physics, Novel II, grammar, single survival, and work study at DGR and with Cheryl VanBeek. Among Steve’s favorites are the movie Benchwarmers, the color “blue,” and the book the Bible. Steve’s favorite kind of music is Christian rock, his favorite TV show is Seinfeld, and his favorite food is his grandma’s barbecue spare ribs.
In the future Steve wants to attend college for youth ministry and missions. In ten years Steve sees himself married, living in a nice house, and having a good job working with kids or people. If Steve could spend a day with anyone, he would choose Michael W. Smith. Steve is inspired by Smith’s music video “Secret Ambition,” and Steve would like to know why Smith did the video.
Steve’s most memorable high school moment was his stellar performance in the 2006 football semifinal game against JSPC. Steve is also proud to be an NHS member.
For words of wisdom, Steve offers “Make wise choices and do what you want to do and not what other people force you to do.”