“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.” this quote motivates Dalton Joseph to push himself everyday to exceed his goals. Dalton resides in Blue Rapids Ks, with his parents Don and Rhonda Joseph along with his younger sister Makenzie. Motivated by his hard work Dalton over the years has participated in multiple school clubs and athletics. Including Football 4 years, Track 2 years, FCCLA 4 years, FFA 4 years, KAY Club 4 years, All School Play 4 years, Forensics 1 year, Peer Tutor 1 year, Band 1 year, FCA 4 years; and In his senior year he was a football Captain.

Outside of school you can find Dalton at the Musil farm working for Jim Musil and Dan Gallagher. These men have influenced him to be a hard worker and to never start a project that he can't finish. Along with farming, Dalton enjoys working out and lifting to improve his physical strength. One word that could be used to describe Dalton would be dedicated, because when he has a plan or dream, he is dedicated to accomplish it. Most people don’t know that Dalton used to wrestle and went undefeated in 8th grade.

Dalton will never forget all the great memories of Coach Lee and definitely every Friday night Football game, and all the great guys he's played football with throughout his High School career. Something Dalton is very proud about is his accomplishment of getting All-League center in Football and getting the Valley Heights bench press record. A few of Dalton's future plans are to pass his apprenticeship and move on with his lineman career and later start a family. When Dalton graduates from Valley Heights he hopes to be remembered as a caring, hardworking man.  

Article by: Rosa Blaske