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COUNTY SCHOOLS Alexandria. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 4 Anniston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 The Donoho School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Faith Christian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Jacksonville Christian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Jacksonville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Ohatchee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Oxford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Piedmont. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Pleasant Valley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Sacred Heart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Saks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Trinity Christian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Weaver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Walter Wellborn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 White Plains. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 AREA SCHOOLS Alabama School for the Blind . . . . . . . Alabama School for the Deaf. . . . . . . . Cherokee County. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Central High School of Clay County. . Cleburne County. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Handley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Harvest Home School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Helen Keller. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lincoln. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Munford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ranburne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Randolph County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spring Garden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talladega County Central. . . . . . . . . . . Wadley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Woodland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Munford senior Kyle Franklin has been offered multiple scholarships from universities and organizations for his academic and athletic achievements, including a federally funded $180,000 scholarship from the Marines.
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MUNFORD — Kyle Franklin has applied discipline in equal measure to his academic and athletic pursuits during his four years at Munford High School. Now he’s about to be rewarded for his work. Multiple colleges and universities have offered him scholarships for multiple achievements. Birmingham-Southern College is recruiting Franklin to play football and offering him an academic scholarship, Kentucky State University is offering him an academic scholarship and wants him for track and Jacksonville State University is offering Franklin an academic scholarship. There are more offers still, including a federally funded $180,000 scholarship from the Marines, but Franklin hasn’t decided which opportunity he’ll take. He said he’s waiting to see if other opportunities develop before he commits to a school. “Because we have so many options, we don’t want to make a decision yet,” said his mom, Munford High School counselor Carla Franklin. Franklin’s offers came as no surprise to his family, his coaches or his teachers. They said Franklin’s natural ability coupled with his diligent work ethic yielded too many accomplishments to go unnoticed. Franklin is lean with a muscular build and pale brown eyes. In the classroom he’s quiet and focused with an unassuming demeanor. On the field and the track he’s on-task, educators at the school said. “He deserves it,” said Adam Bailey, an English teacher at the high school, said of the scholarship offers. “He’s worked hard for them and he has a clear path ahead of him and he knows what’s coming.” After high school Franklin, who excels in English and science classes, wants to earn a degree in nursing. Later, he said, he wants to get a masters degree in nursing and his ultimate goal is to become a nurse practitioner. And, Franklin added, he wants to become a military officer. He’s among the top academic achievers in his class, was a standout Please see SCHOLARSHIPS ❙ Page 12
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ALEXANDRIA HIGH SCHOOL
ANNISTON HIGH SCHOOL
Class: 104 Commencement: 8 p.m. Thursday, Lou Scales Stadium Baccalaureate: 2 p.m. today, Leatherwood Baptist Church
Class: 103 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Lott-Mosby Memorial Stadium Baccalaureate: 9 a.m. today, Anniston High School Performing Arts Center Speaker: Al Duncan of Decatur, Ga.
VALEDICTORIAN Kennedy Morgan Christjohn PARENTS: Connie Teal of Alexandria and Matt Christjohn of Wedowee GRANDPARENTS: Terry Christjohn of Oxford, Kathy Sakal, Jolene Shealy of Alexandria ACTIVITIES: Top Ten for eight years; English, Math, History and Science Awards; Christian Club Secretary, cheerleader COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Faculty Scholarship, then apply to Pharmacy School at Samford University
SALUTATORIAN Johnathan Lee Watts PARENTS: Christi and Stanley Watts of Ohatchee GRANDPARENTS: Shirley Brown of Jacksonville, John and Becky Blackburn of Ohatchee, Hilliard and Glenda Watts of Ohatchee ACTIVITIES: Boy’s State Representative, All-American Scholar, United States Achievement Academy Math, Who’s Who in Leadership and Service, Biology Award, American History Award, Senior Class Vice President, Mu Alpha Theta, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Principal’s Club, Key Club, varsity baseball COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on an Academic Scholarship, then transfer to Samford University or Auburn University and pursue a career as a pharmacist.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-D Keevin Jon Atoigue, Mercedes Faith Avera, Emily Dawn Barker, Laura Joy Bastedo, Micheal Shane Battles Jr., Brittany Nichole Boudreaux, Cory Lee
Brothers, Chrissa Marie Brown, Jessica Nicole Buchanan, Cilynthia Shantia Buggs, Colton Dallas Bundrum, Dalton Price Chandler, Ting Miao Chen, Kennedy Morgan Christjohn, Mason Kelly Chumbler, Brittney Kay Clark, Bryant Jeffrey Clemons, Kelsi Dawn Collins, Kyle Douglas Coppock, Delana Denise Craighead, Torre Lee Craven, Lauren Alexis Curlee, Taylor Nicole Dabbs, Christopher Michael Denney, Brady John Donnolly, Thomas Logan Doss
E-L Carly Annette Edwards, Canaan Elisha Elkins, Austin Scott Falk, Evan Bryant Farlow, James Dalton Fisher, Destin Hope Freeman, Brandon Wayne Gaddy, Heather Marie Gaddy, Brandon Bryan Gallagher, Kevin Alan Gibson, Aisha Miyuan Gladden, Carmen Mikayla Grace, Justin Lee Grace, Lauren Ashton Griffith, Katie Laura Harrelson, Todd Allen Hawkins, Michaela Hernychova, Oma Leann Hicks, Jeffrey Merel Hill Jr., Heidi Marie Hollaway, Dylan Lamar Hollingsworth, Colby Trace Howard, Zachary Leon Howard, Emma Jane Jensen, Megan Brooke Kilgore, Daniel Taylor Knight, Matthew J. Lammonds, William Anthony Laymon, Jarline De’Andre Lee
M-R Brianna Nechelle Mallard, Maleigha Faith Martin, Joshua Allen Miles, Kelsey Elaine Moss, Hannah Elizabeth Murphree, Alana Kristin Needham, Blaklie Alyssa Nichols, Ryan Erskine Nolen, Phoebe Rebecca Owen, Justice DeAndre Owens, William Brian Owens, Callie Mae Payne, Savannah Faith Payne, Emily Elizabeth Pierce, Robert Elijah Addison Pope, Miranda Alyssia Porter, Hunter Nicole Ramsey, Courtney Elise Randle, Dylan Thomas Raney, Sara Ashton Reaves, Kristina Hope Renfroe, Robert Vernon Rittenour III, James Wayne Rogers, Dallas Wade Rutkowski
S-Z Jessica Makayla Sharpton, Katie Lynn Sisk, Courtney Suzanne Smith, Jasmine Amira-Tiyana Smith, Chance Traven Smitherman, Jordan Nicole Spiering, Magan Jeanine Staggs, Brittany Joe Stoddard, William Curry Strange, Noah Alan Tavis, Tanya Nicole Thompson, DeLarrian Quentez Tippins, Julie Michele Walker, Olivia Shavon Walker, Johnathan Lee Watts, Taylor Dean Watts, Brandi Karen Weathington, Tanner Coley Wells, Brittany Nicole White, Bradley Logan Whitehead, Jacob Adam Whiting, Aaron Joseph Wilkinson, Katie Anne Wilkinson, Amanda Nicole Young and Darion Scott Young
VALEDICTORIAN Joshua Dikembe Marshal Wilson PARENTS: Stanley and Teri Wilson of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Costella Ware and the late Charles Ware, Pauline Wilson and the late Rev. Clarence Wilson, all of Anniston ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Alabama FBLA District IV Vice President, Gadsden State Community College Short-Term Certificate Graduate, Spanish Club, Drama Club, LEGACY Club, Peer Mentor, Living By Faith Ministries Youth Choir. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University on an Auburn University Scholarship and major in Architecture and Interior Design and minor in Music.
HISTORIAN Shelomith Gray PARENTS: Charles and Barbara Gray of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Barbara Hodge and Charles and Betty Gray, all of Cincinnati, Ohio ACTIVITIES: Honor Roll (elementary and high school), AP English, College Algebra (dual enrollment), National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, HOSA, American Legion Oratorical Contest secondplace winner, Future Teachers of Alabama, Debate Team, Elks Lodge Oratorical Contest second-place winner, Jesus is the Way, Truth and Life mobile ministries food drive volunteer, American Red Cross volunteer. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a MADD Scholarship and West Anniston Foundation Scholarship and major in Biology and minor in Special Education and pursue a career as a psychiatrist and teacher.
Samone Thompson PARENT: Robbie Thompson of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Claudie and Brenda Thompson of Anniston ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Daughters of the American Revolution, Marching Band, FBLA, Skills USA. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama and major in Political Science, attend law school and pursue a career as a criminal defense attorney.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-E Lorrine Yvonne Juliette Atchison, Steven G. Balentine, Jamal T. Bullock, Roderick E. Burke Jr., La’Shonna Nichole Burton, Shakisha L. Burton, Kijana Jaymar Byrd, Jovanté L. Calloway, Tyshada A. Clemons, Marquez Deon Colbert, Temeka Shante Cowden, LaSail Cunningham, Brianna Shamari Curry, Cadija Renee Davis, Cierra J. Dobbins, Yvonne Dreuitt, Antonio D. Dye Jr., Valerie Denise Edwards, Jakelli U. Elston, Kalandra R. English, Adan Escareno
F-I Christopher K. Fantroy, Bria N. Forbes, Immanuel J. Foster, Zondrick Lameric Foster, Kenya L. Frye, Brandon Shakur Gaston, Galisha L. Gaston, Shaquan T. Gay, Malcolm X. Gill, Brittany M. Gordon, Orpah S. Gray, Shelomith T. Gray, Joshua Caleb Green, QuShonda C. Green, Tennile L. Harris, Iesha C. Hasberry, Jamia Tena Haynes, Jasmine N. Heard, Je’Colby Dontreal Heard, Quinterious Heard, Spencer Dejuan Howard, Lashe’ C. Iron
J-M Brandon Jackson, Timaya Janell Jackson, Quindarius Dashon Jenkins, Tavaris Jermelle-Trey Jenkins, Jasmine Kameral Johnson, Carter Allen Jones, Jamar Jones, Evonna Nicole Jordan, Anthony O’Dell Kelley, Alexandria Lane, Judah J. Legions, Roderick J. Lewis, Ryan C. Lindsey, Lisa Lopez, Mondrel V. Macon, Mauriceco L. Massey, Gerica S. McClain, Jarred D. McElderry, Aquasha L. Miller, Kayla L. Miller, Vinesha R. Molock, Kashara D. Montgomery, Carl Adriain Motley, Carlisha A. Motley
N-T Secret N. Phillips, Morgan L. Raines, Jacquirus J. Rhyne, Devonte K. Roberts, Trevekio M. Roberts, Atiya L. Ross, Cornelldrick L. Roy, Terance Lee Roy, Bishop L. Sigler, Jashiya A. Smith, Marquel Smith, Da’Coria N. Snodgress, Briana La’Shay Sterling, Da’Shea M. Sterling, Chiquita R. Stewart, Justice Devone Sutton, Jaquesha L. Swink, Keimon M. Swink, Ambriyana M. Taylor, Briondria L. Taylor, Dominiqia LaSha Thomas, Karena Gabrell Thomas, Levi H. Thompson, Samone Lashay Thompson, Deion J. Tillett
U-Z Bianca K. Walton, Desiree L. Whitfield, Brodrick D. Williams, Chantella Williams, Gregory W. Williams, Mary Beth Williams, TyDarious Williams, Joshua D. Wilson, Kiana L. Wilson, Tamara L. Wilson and Julius Demont Wofford
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THE DONOHO SCHOOL Class: 32 Commencement: 7 p.m. May 31, Golden Springs Baptist Church Baccalaureate: 10 a.m. today, First Presbyterian Church of Anniston
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PARENTS: Judge and Mrs. Brian (Kendall) Howell of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Richard and Mattie Underwood of Ohatchee and Patty Prickett of Alexandria and the late Donald Prickett ACTIVITIES: A Honor Roll, National Award of Excellence - National Spanish Exam, Highest Academic Average in Advanced Honors Chemistry (11), Highest Academic Average — Algebra II (10), Highest Academic Average — Honors Physiology (10), Highest Academic Average — Geometry (9), National Honor Society, Student Government Association, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish National Honor Society, Academic Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, basketball, golf and soccer. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a Presidential Scholarship, Alumni Heritage Scholarship and Alumni Scholar Award.
PARENTS: Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth (Priscilla) McMillan of Talladega GRANDPARENTS: Mary Sue Gaines of Talladega and the late Ralph Gaines and the late George and Olivia McMillan of Union Springs ACTIVITIES: National Merit Finalist, Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete Regional Winner, All-County Wide Receiver — Football, Runner-Up AHSAA Class 1A Track 800-Meter Run, Most Valuable Offensive Player — Football, A Honor Roll, Honor Council President, National Honor Society President, Mu Alpha Theta President, Spanish National Honor Society, Academic and Forensics Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, basketball, track and tennis. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a National Merit Scholarship.
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MONTGOMERY — Anniston’s Sunday alcohol sales bill is back. A crucial committee in the House of Representatives voted unanimously Tuesday to approve two versions of a bill that would allow the Anniston City Council to approve alcohol sales on Sun-
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Workloads at the Anniston Army Depot could continue to diminish as the military continues its drawdown of the Afghanistan war, the U.S. Army Chief of Staff says. During his first visit to the depot Tuesday, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said that though the facility is a vital installation that will be maintained, it must give way to the reality that less work there is needed as the military’s efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan come to an end. But at least one military expert says that even if work hours are further reduced, the depot has the flexibility to avoid layoffs and to maintain its core mission require-
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ments. Odierno said workloads at the depot will remain relatively consistent over the next few years. “It will go down a bit, but it will be slowly over a period of years,” Odierno said of the depot workload. In the last couple of years, the depot has experienced declining workloads as the wars have drawn down, resulting in several hundred layoffs of temporary and term employees in 2012 and the last 371 temporary workers Saturday. The depot still has 2,873 permanent employees along with 1,127 contract employees. Work at the depot consists of repair, modification and upgrades of various heavy and light armored Please see odieRno ❙ Page 11A
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MONTGOMERY — Tax credits for some parents with children in private schools will cost Alabama’s school system between $50 million and $60 million in revenue in 2014, the chairman of the House education budget committee said Tuesday. The lost revenue won’t lead to cuts in programs, said Rep. Jay Love, RMontgomery, but it will make a dent in the revenue increases legislators expected for 2014. “We just didn’t spend that money,” said Love, chairman of the Ways and Means education Committee. Love’s committee, which oversees the state’s education budget, held a public hearing Tuesday to accept input on the $5.74 billion proposed education Trust Fund budget. Alabama runs two budgets, one for education and another, called the General Fund budget, to fund other functions. The Tuesday hearing was the public’s first glance at the House committee’s spending proposal. earlier this year, Gov. Robert Bentley proposed a $5.83 billion layout for schools — a figure that included a projected $277 million increase in revenue compared to 2013. The state’s schools are funded largely by income and sales taxes, which budget officials expect to grow as the economy continues to recover from the 2008 recession. Lawmakers took a chunk out of that growth earlier this year when they passed the Alabama Accountability Act, a bill that allows an income tax credit, estimated at about $3,500, to parents of
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A local official hopes a bill in Montgomery will save Calhoun County time and money by eliminating state oversight of small-scale sports facilities projects at public schools. A bill backed by Calhoun County Commissioner J.D. Hess would weaken what he called stringent requirements for the bidding and construction of “minor athletic facilities” for county schools. “If I want to go out and build a dugout or a batting cage, you have to go through the state Building Commission and get architectural plans, and they have to come out and inspect it,” Hess said. “You’re doubling or tripling the cost of something that doesn’t need to be expensive.” The bill reads in part that certain projects, defined as costing less than $100,000, would be “exempt from certain bidding and competitive laws,” but Hess said the main goal of the bill is to use community volunteers and resources to save the county money. The bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Randy Wood, R-Anniston, said projects would still need to be thoroughly inspected, but that local engineers and volunteers could take care of the projects at a fraction of the cost. “every time someone from the state touches the project, it becomes more expensive,” Wood said. “We don’t need their approved blueprints and their engineers when we got them right here locally.” Katherine Lynn, director for the Alabama Building Commission, said on Tuesday she had not seen the legislation and declined to comment on the specifics of the bill, or the process for inspecting such projects. Hess said state involvement in such
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FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
JACKSONVILLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Class: 15 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Golden Springs Baptist Church Speaker: Andy Martin Baccalaureate: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Faith Presbyterian Church Speaker: Dr. Vic Minish
Class: 18 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jacksonville Christian Academy Speaker: Rev. Lee Bridges Baccalaureate: 5 p.m. today, Faith Temple Christian Center Speaker: Rev. T.R. Harper
Chessa Kate Halpin
Paul Andrew Bedford
Alison Nicole Cline
Jordan Blake Parker
PARENTS: Michael and Kathy Halpin of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Johnnie Halpin of Anniston and the late John Halpin and the late Dock and Eleanor Lloyd of Anniston ACTIVITIES: National Merit Commended Scholar, Alabama Governor’s School participant, Southern Union Math Tournament 1st place in Calculus, Homecoming Queen, Prom Queen, Honor Roll since kindergarten, cheerleading captain, National Beta Club, Faith Friends and Eulaton United Methodist Church Youth Group. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University Honors College on a Spirit of Auburn Scholarship and major in computer or chemical engineering. She is also the recipient of the Georgia Construction Aggregate Association Scholarship.
PARENTS: Tony and Sonya Bedford of Eastaboga GRANDPARENTS: Larry and Camilia Sims of Anniston, Julia Chase of Pensacola, Fla., and Herbert Bedford of Sacramento, Calif. ACTIVITIES: Alabama Governor’s School participant, Duke TIP State Honoree, member of the tennis team, Chess Club, History Club, National Beta Club, Builders’ Club, yearbook staff, SGA chaplain and volunteered in numerous community service programs. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a Presidential Scholarship and an Engineering Leadership Scholarship and major in chemical engineering.
PARENTS: Sharon Cline of Washington, D.C. and the late Tony Cline GRANDPARENTS: Dr. and Mrs. James Cole of Anniston, Bobby Cline of Anniston ACTIVITIES: Highest GPA, English Jr. High Award, Spanish Award, SGA Class Representative, Homecoming Queen, National Honor Society Secretary, teacher’s aide, Choir, Anniston Star Teen of the Week, Youth Member Harvest Church of God. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on an Elite Scholar’s Scholarhip and major in nursing.
PARENTS: Jarrod and Jennifer Parker of Fruithurst GRANDPARENTS: Larry and June Attison of Fruithurst, Terry and Linda Stair of Bessemer ACTIVITIES: History Jr. High Award, Who’s Who Most School Spirit, SGA Class Representative, 4-H, National Honor Society, Public Relations Officer, Emerging Leader JSU, varsity volleyball, cheerleader captain, softball All-County, JCA Award, JCA Praise Team, yearbook staff, Drama Team, Youth Member and Drama Team at Wellington First Baptist Church. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Gadsden State Community College on an Academic Scholarship, then transfer to The University of Alabama and major in athletic training.
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PARENTS: Michael and Patti Moore of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Dorothy Snider of Saks and the late Paul Snider and the late Lewis and Lois Moore. ACTIVITIES: The Hugh O’Brien Leadership Conference, Youth Leadership Calhoun County, National Beta Club, SGA President, DAR Good Citizen, soccer, varsity basketball, and is a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church Youth Group. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University on a Spirit of Auburn Presidential Scholarship, Auburn Board of Trustees Scholarship, Army ROTC Scholarship and an AOD Scholarship.
PARENTS: David and Amy Emerson of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Cherry Doyle of Eufala and the late Jim Doyle and Charles and Carol Emerson of Nashville, Tenn. ACTIVITIES: Youth Leadership Calhoun County, All-Area Soccer, 2nd Team All-Area Basketball, Tennis Sectional Champion, Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Conference, Builders’ Club, National Beta Club and Math Team. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a Presidential Scholarship, Engineering Leadership Scholarship and Alumni Scholarship.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION Caleb Jordan Amason, Paul Andrew Bedford, Drake Anthony Chappell, Art Andreyovich Diez, Jessica Amber Doering, Stephen Doyle Emerson, Peter Thomas Gattrell, Chessa Kate Halpin, Fielden Lisle III, Alicia Nicole McCord, Parker Snider Moore, Sara Kathryn Searle, Kylee Madison Shiflett, Donald Alex Sills and Jacob Robert Turner
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PARENTS: Carla Jones of Wellington and Billy Jones of Pensacola, Fla. GRANDPARENTS: Doug and Julia Heathcock of Wellington ACTIVITIES: Jr. High Math Award, Sr. High English Award, Sr. High Science Award, Anniston Star Teen of the Week, A Honor Roll, 4-H, National Honor Society, Choir, Drama Team, Journalism, Volleyball Serving Award, Lettered in volleyball and softball, basketball, cheerleader, Pep Club/drum line, Youth member and praise band member at Wellington First Baptist Church, Vacation Bible School worker. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Gadsden State Community College on an Academic Scholarship, then transfer to The University of Alabama at Birmingham and major in optometry.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION Kevin Lee Alldredge, David Evan Bailey, Taylor Jerricka Blackwell, Zachary Tucker Brown, Alison Nicole Cline, Aaron Scott Cody, Brooklyn Nicole Draper, Ryan Scott Elias, Hilary Amanda Harmon, Julia Harley Jones, Jonathan Wayne Owens, Jordan Blake Parker, Judson Seth Posey, Mary Margaret Ray, Courtney Nicole Russaw, Brandon Tyreem Sudduth, Lake Russell Williams and Karoline Grace Worman
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JACKSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Class: 98 Commencement: 8 p.m. Thursday, JHS Golden Eagle Stadium Baccalaureate: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Speaker: Minister John Simmons
VALEDICTORIAN Allison Kay Judge PARENTS: David and Cynthia Judge of Jacksonville GRANDPARENTS: Eilleen Maloney of Jacksonville, Joyce V. Judge of Farragut, Tenn., Mark Judge Sr. of Desert Hot Springs, Calif., and Robert Soderstrom of Elko, Nev. ACTIVITIES: National Merit Scholar Finalist, Calhoun County’s Distinguished Young Woman, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, 2012 All-County Soccer (first team), Key Club, Drama Club, choir, Writer’s Bowl, Jazz Band, Jacksonville Opera Theatre, JFUMC Youth Group’s varsity soccer team captain and Tornado Club soccer team captain. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Millsaps College in Mississippi on a presidential scholarship, choral scholarship and Calhoun County’s Distinguished Young Woman Scholarship and major in chemistry and play soccer.
SALUTATORIAN Lakshmi Vasudha Krishnaprasad PARENTS: Srinivasarao Krishnaprasad and Nagarajan Vasumathi of Jacksonville GRANDPARENT: Grandmother lives in India. ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, second place in the Alabama Regional Technology Fair, Most Outstanding Junior, Most Intelligent, marching band, Jazz Band, All State Honor Band and Lee University Honor Band, Etowah Youth Orchestra, Scholar’s Bowl, Alabama Regional Technology Fair and studied piano. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University on a Spirit of Auburn Founders Scholarship and scholarships from Auburn’s Department of Music and the Auburn Bands, Auburn’s Computer Science and Software Engineering Industrial Advisory Board Scholarship and the Jacksonville Reading Council Scholarship and double major in Computer Science and Music.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-F M-Q Matthew Ryan Allen, Ariel Shanae Atkins, Kyle James Bacchus, Renee Nicole Bautista, Brianna Jessica Bell, Willow Caitlin Blanks, Philip Alexander Brandow, Martavius Kumi Brisker, Jon Britt Buzan, Essence Timeka LaShoun Byars, Neryzza Lynn Calo, Robert Julian Cherry Jr., William Andrew Clingan, Kaitlyn Brianna Cobb, Cailee Ann Cole, Harley Nicole Croft, Desmond Torrez Curry, Donovan Darnell Cypress, Daniel Lawrence Davis, Damondre’ Malcolm Delks, Julian Anthony Diaz, Stephon Elijah Edmonson, Kenyatta Lonita Ervin, Walker Daniel Evans, Erica Quearra Florence, Michael Thomas Frankum
Anna Jade Maddox, Bryan Jon Manuel, Kelsey Lee Matthews, Katherine Grace McCutcheon, Demontes Markel McKinney, Charles Warren Moore Jr., Jerrica Nicole Moore, Lavonta Marcel Morris, Trey Lonzel Morris, Malikka Tatyanna Nation, Julianna Kristin Newell, Sarah Kathryn Rose Norris, Daniel Carl O’Donnell, Sharon Stockard Osterbind, Natalie Denise Owens, Tyler Van Pass, Caroline Elizabeth Peevy, Tatiana Reneé Pendleton, Heather Renae Pruitt, Benjamin Michael Pryor
Andrew Benajah Record, Shawn Scott Roberson, Alex James Rowan, Emma Catherine Royster, Jasmine Euletha Salter, Connor Berry Shelton, Cameron Justin Siders, Joshua Tanner Sims, Aquamia Te’Nise Smith, Jordan Blake Staples, Amber Carissa Staton, Spencer Dillan Stephens, Jared Todd Tippets, Samuel Josiah Tompkins, Haley Ann Nicole Turley
Alexis Cierra Gamble, Kaila Brooke Green, Natalie Michele Gunter, Te’Arra Brenique Hall, Kaitlyn Anne Hanson, Edward Wayne Harper, Sarah Jo Harsch, Mallory LeighAnn Haynes, Jessica Morgan Hill, Khadijah Monique Holifield, Courtney Devon Horton, Brian John Hunter, Joshua Tyler James, Abigail Faith Jaskowski, Katie Leighann Jennings, Katlin Leigh Jennings, Keylee Renee Johnson, Shawn Christopher Jones, Allison Kay Judge, Forrest Logan Knight, Brooke Alexandria Kozinski, Lakshmi Vasudha Krishnaprasad, Jennifer Ashleigh Rachel Michelle Leck, Donna Lin, Shedric Bernard Long Jr., Jessica Christine Lowe, Laura Elizabeth Lumpkin, Savanna Carson Lynch
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Alexandra Ryan Glover De’Ontae A. Elston-Sturkie Walter Wellborn High School Parent: Sonya Elston Congratulations De’Ontae. I’m so proud of you!
Weaver High School Parents: Lynn & David Glover Grandparents: Diane & Tommy Robinson, Brenda Glover, Gary & Cathy Beckman We are proud of you.
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Alexandria High School Parents: Johnnie & Angie Whitehead Time to follow your dreams and see where they will take you!
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Kolby Keith Slick Ohatchee High School If we could tell you just one thing, it would be how much you are loved! The great joy you have brought to our lives cannot be measured in words alone. So as a new chapter begins in your life, may the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face;and until we meet agian, may God hold you in the palm of His hand. We Love You!! Mom, Dad, Kay, Kar, Pop and Gran
Macie Alexandra Lee Ohatchee High School Parents: Krystal Lee & Grandparents Ephesians 5:6 She will be atttending Gadsden State, studying Sports Medicine. Played Varsity Volleyball-4 years All Area 2010-2011 All Area 2011-2012 All Area 2012-2013 Ace Award 2011-2012 Played Varsity Basketball 4 years Varsity Track 1 year Miss OHS 2012 Voted Most Charming - Sr. Class
Shelby Hudgins Wellborn High School Parents: Terri Rollins & Robert Hudgins We love you!! We are so proud of you! Love, Momma & Daddy
Tyshada A. Clemons Anniston High School Parents: Anthony & Christina Clemons After many years of guiding and teaching, now is your time to soar, as the eagle, high in success. Best of luck in all your endeavors. From Mom, Dad & Sisters
Joshua Holcomb Pleasant Valley High School Parents: Ken & Melinda McElroy We are so proud of you. Good Luck son. We love you!
Weaver High School Parent: Nikia Massey Sturkie Congratulations sweetheart. You made it to the next level in your life. We are so proud of you. Keep up the good work as you enter into the world as a man. Keep God first and know your family is always behind you. We love you. Mommie, Adrian, Kaiden, Quanice, Tyrik & Breanna
Franklin Jessie Graham Weaver High School Parents: Franklin, Mary, Shirley We love you.
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OHATCHEE HIGH SCHOOL
OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL
Class: 65 Commencement: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Roy C. Owens Field
Class: 244 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday at Lamar Field Baccalaureate: 3 p.m. today at Oxford Performing Arts Center Speaker: Richard O’Connor, Minister, Betta-View Hills Church of Christ
SALUTATORIAN Molly Abercrombie
PARENTS: Donnie and Karen Abercrombie of Gadsden GRANDPARENTS: Gene Wilder of Jacksonville and Ethel Wallen of Dalton, Ga. ACTIVITIES: Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta, band COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Faculty Scholars Scholarship.
Ashley Marie Toney
PARENTS: Glen and Venita Toney of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Reba Batchelor and Charles and Mildred Toney, all of Anniston ACTIVITES: A Honor Roll, Who’s Who Most Likely to Succeed, Girls State, Youth Leadership Calhoun County, Student Government Association Vice President, Key Club, Mu Aplha Theta, National Honor Society, Christian Club, Math Team, Scholar’s Bowl, Pep Club, Envirobowl, varsity volleyball, golf, member of FBC Saks Youth Group. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Faculty Scholars Scholarship.
Jaylaan Parker PARENTS: Mesha Parker of Ohatchee and Jason Reynolds of Fayetteville, Ga. GRANDPARENTS: Angeline and Isiah Parker of Ohatchee, Bobbi and Milton Reynolds of Childersburg, Marie Graham of Oxford and Larry Ball of Atlanta, Ga. ACTIVITIES: UCA All-American Cheerleader, Calhoun County winner for the College and Career Readiness Program, member of the state winning FBLA Parliamentary Procedures Team, Certified Docent at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Homecoming Queen, Who’s Who Best All Around and Miss OHS Warrior, FBLA, Key Club, Student Government Association, Mu Alpha Theta, Scholar’s Bowl, Math Team, Pep Club, National Honor Society, varsity cheerleader captain. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a Capstone Scholar Scholarship and major in nursing.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-F Molly Erin Abercrombie, Ashley Olivia Alexander, Kelsi Nichole Allen, Riley Dewayne Allen Ben Stephen Anderson, Dylan Lee Andrews, Christoph Jordan Barnes, Amanda Paige Beecham, Jasmine Denise Bozarth, Derick Blaine Braden, Michael David Bradfield, Porcha Latrell Brewster, Robert Charles Broadwell, Darian Nicole Clopton, Alexis Rein Conerly, Mason Forrest Conner, Brandon Scott Corn, Dalton Lane Donner, Michael Blaine Eubanks
G-L Casey Cheyanne Gaddy, Ashley Nicole Gantt, Mack
Arthur Gantt Jr, Montana Scott Gibson, Krista Nicole Gilbert, Tanner Christin Hamm, Kaylan Nicole Hammonds, Avery William Hill, Christopher Devin Hill, Jacob Thomas Hogue, Holly Lynn Hudson, Joseph Curtis Johnson, Lacey Nicole Kay, Macie Alexandra Lee, Lance Lee Lehr, Kayla Shea Marie Lewallen, Abram Hunter Longoria
M-Q Evie Elizabeth Marie McCombs, Allen Floyd McKenzie, Cortney Taylor Murray, Rhonda Louise Orr-Burke, Thomas Dylan Owen, Jaylaan Keiara Parker, Emily Dale Phillips, William Jonathan Poole, Sidney Blake Pressley
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R-T Benjamin Ivan Rissler, Tiffany Rae-anne Savin, Aaron Blake Shelnutt, Kolby Keith Slick, Kayla Vaughn Smith, Shelby Lyn Snead, Matthew David Sparks, Tiffanie Marie Spears, Kayla Levon Spinks, Kyle Shawn Stavely, Hayden Thomas Steinberg, Alexis Shyanne Tiller, Madison Leighann Tipton, Ashley Marie Toney, Jesse Ray Turley
U-Z Christopher Dillon Vaughn, Toni Sueann Wilkerson, Andrew William Wilson Jr., Christy LaDawn Woods and Jona Trase Worrell
Elijah Wayne Holt
Mohammed Zubayel Haque
PARENTS: Wayne and Kathy Holt of Oxford GRANDPARENTS: Chong Morgan of Oxford and the late Lyle Morgan and Billy W. Holt of Jacksonville and Dessie Holt of Oxford ACTIVITIES: “Academic All-Star,” ranked first in his class all four years of high school; academic awards and honors; National Honor Society; National Society of High School Scholars; Mu Alpha Theta; Physics Team; attended the NASA INSPIRE Online Learning Community and the NASA INSPIRE Summer Experience; Marching, Symphonic and Jazz Bands, “Senior Leader;” State Superior Bands, soloist at the Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival at Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, Calhoun County Honor Band, The University of South Alabama, Auburn University and Troy University Honor Bands; Superior Solo ratings and Superior Ensemble ratings at the Solo and Ensemble Festival. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University on a Spirit of Auburn Founders Scholarship and pursue a degree in Software Engineering.
PARENTS: Mohammed A. Haque and Luthfun N. Suheli of Oxford GRANDPARENTS: The late Hazi Mazhar Ali and Tafura Begum of Bangladesh and the late Hazi Nazid Ali and Salama Begum of Bangladesh ACTIVITIES: “Academic AllStar,” ranked second in class all four years of high school; National Honor Society Vice Presdient; Mu Alpha Theta, Key Club and FOCUS. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University on a Spirit of Auburn Founders Scholarship, Auburn University Board of Trustees Scholarship and Auburn Provost Leadership Undergraduate Scholarship and pursue a degree in Aerospace Engineering. He has completed four GSCC pre-engineering dual-enrollment courses in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design and in Power Systems.
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Mallory Renee Stringer PARENTS: Kammie Stringer and Joey Chambliss of Oxford and David Stringer of Moody GRANDPARENTS: Charles and Mary Charlene Bright of Eastaboga and Harlon and Fran Stringer of Jacksonville ACTIVITIES: “Top Ten” and “Academic All-Star” all four years of high school; National Honor Society; Mu Alpha Theta; Key Club, Writing Club; FOCUS Vice President and Yearbook co-editor. COLLEGE: Plans to attend the University of South Alabama on a Presidential Scholarship and pursue a degree in Pharmacy.
A-F Collin Jackson Abernathy, Austin Chase Adams, Logan Lee Adams, May Murphy Knighten Adams, Tyler Grayson Adams, Jesse Wayne Akers, Kristen Brooke Akers, Uriel Alvarez, Kelby Rae Amundson, Timera Domonique Arnold, Infinity Oshun Ball, Victoria Lee Barclay Ball, Cody Daniel Batey, Robert Levi Batey, Jonathan Diaz Becerra, Briana Deseree Bell, Haiden Taylor Beshears, Kayla Rae Blair, Christian Michael Blakeney, Cassandra Elizabeth Bonds, Haley Nicole Boneysteele, Joshua Greg Bonner, Lawrence Dwayne Booker, Kara Lindsey Boozer, Airann Beatrice Bradbury, Andrew James Broadaway, Shaquita La’na Brooks, Jeremy Scott Brown,
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OXFORD Continued from Page 9 Christopher Austin Burdell, Alexis Victoria Burgess, Noah Jacob Burns, Matthew Ryan Butler, Alex Gabriel Camacho, Seth O’Brien Carden, Christopher Lynn Carroll, Jasmine Shanee Carter, Autumn Beth Champion, Stewart Gail Chase, Halie Bre-shon Chatman, Megan Elizabeth Chesnut, Carolyn Elizabeth Clark, Autumn Breanna Cochran, Casey Lee Cofield, Christina Nicole Cofield, Komfort Lefay Cofield, Austin Gene Collier, Courtney Nicole Collier, Betsy Carolina Cooper, Christian McAvery Cooper, Damian Montra Cosper, Colby Evan Cotton, Logan Carl Craft, Samantha Elaine Crum, Nicholas Austin Cunningham, TreDarrian Keran Cunningham, Shrandell Devon Curry, Aaron Michael Deere, Landon William Delozier, Jasmyne Markeyse Dickerson, David Tyler Dunaway, Jake Alexander Duncan, April Marie Ann Dunlap, Michael Lawrence Elam, Corleigh Madeline Elrod, La’Tajh Raekwon Emory, Erin Elise Encinias, Olandre’ LeQuan English, Cody Ryan Ford
G-L Abigail Fernandez Garcia, Jerrica Myshae Garrett, Thomas Douglas Gaskin, Dustin Allen Gaskins, Haley Rae Gober, Domico Deandre Goggins, Kiesha Shamar Goggins, Gabrielle Quinnae Gooden, Austin Ryan Goodwin, Cori Christine Green, Britton Scott Greene, Alexandria Dawn Hammond, Cody Jason Richard Hanbury, William Isaac Hardin, II, Ana Gabriel Haros, Hunter Taylor Harris, Christopher Lloyd Haston, Brandon Scott Hawkins, Taneka Shaunta Hayes, Blake Alexander Henderson, Brittany Lashaun Henderson, Colton Cherokee Henderson, John Robert Henry, II, Haley Marie Hicks, Carly Kathrine Hinds, Jessie Marie Andra Horton, Jay Dalton
Howard, Alexis Shelby Humphrey, Bryanna Mae Hurtado, Gatlin Bailee Hyatt, Russell John Immordino, Larnisha Mariesa Ingram, Perri Katherine Ingram, Jasmine Cherice Jackson, Brittany Danielle Jemison, Brandon Taylor Jobe, Kyler Alexis Johns, Dylan Avery Johnson, Miranda Kelli Johnson, Ashley Daytona Jones, Jasmine Denise Jones, Krista Lynn Jones, Ulric Shemon Jones, Steven Blake Junior, Britney Mekia Kelley, Reginald Nazree Kelley, Arien Nicole Kellum, Jessica Megan Key, Adlih Raven Kimbrell, Demario Javon Kirksey, Eason Paul Lackey, Katie Leann Lackey, Robert Mitchell Lawhon, Justin Raynard Lawler, Nicholas Edward Leader, Jamal Davonta Lee, Darricia Chandelle Lewis, Timothy Paul Lewis Jr., Quindarrius Keion Lilly, Matthew Ho Lin, Taylor Christopher Logan, Bryant Luis
M-Q Kalon Abria Maffett, Savanna Paige Marion, Damere Ronaldo Martin, Cesar Giovanni Martinez, Eric Donaldo Martinez, Sandy Lugo Martinez, Terry Ray Mason, Alexander Brett Mattox, Demetrius Rashad Maxwell, Magen Rebecca McCord, Robert Scott McDougal, Katelynn Rose McElroy, Joseph Michael McGuire, Mitchell Joseph McMaster, Daniel Patrick McNulty, Kaitlyn Brooke McQueary, Robert Alexander McQueen, She’nikque Yshea Menefee, Sarah Beth Mizic, Ara Mariana Moctezuma Romero, Alexis Morgan Mogil, Joshua Lamar Montgomery, Conor Elijah Moseley, Alaina Faith Mosley, Sara Deanna Mourtada, Shelby Breanne Nelson, Tre’Juan Damiris Nelson, Maria Anne Nieto, Jarrius Kentrell Orr, Shelby Colleen Osburn, Bryan Deion Owens, Brittany Tekeya Parker, Annie Melissa Parrish, Courtney Lashay Pate, Jerica Genae Patton, Herbert Eugene Peeler, II, Erika Eve Phillips, Stuart Douglas Phillips, Brianna Mercedes Pike, Cara Nicole Pinson, Russell
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R-T Kathleen Rayne Ragains, Shonte Antoinette Ragland, Kimberly Bre’nee Rawls, Antiona Nickole Richey, Victoria Tatyana Rimpsey, Cristina Rios, Gustavos Rios, Joshua Manning Roberts, Kenneth Damian Roberts, Heaven Felicia Robinson, Filiberto Ruedas, Contelon Louis Rutledge, Shunbershia Deonshay Samuels, David Sanchez, Emily Ann Schaefer, Jacob Darrell Schwyn, Jared Emmitt Shake, Katelyn Brooke Sheffield, Ashton Marie Shropshire, Favion Sanchez Sillmon, Christopher Rider Simpson, Jordan Shane Simpson, Savanna Lynn Simpson, Trent Austin Simpson, Alexander Brett Skelton, Cody Dilyn Smith, Dylan Chayse Smith, Jamarius Thomas Smith, Jacintha Ravan Sparks, Katelyn Nicole Sparks, Lauren Heather Spurlin, Danielle Ariane Stallworth, Hayden Frederick Stant, Reed Lamar Steen, Cody Britt Stewart, Donald Wayne Storey Jr., Emily Nicole Stovall, Hayley Delane Strickland, Jessie Michael Strickland, Jessica LaVon Stringer, Dana Marie Surrett, Katy Louise Surrett, Erika Shy-Ann Taliaferro, Lacretia Shanice Taylor, Tyler Jesse Terrell, Javier Terreros, DeAngelo Montez Kentrel Thompson, Taylor Danielle Todd, Hunter Shane Tubbs, Wesley Astin Tucker, Morgan Lafaye Turner
U-Z Diana Luz Villalobos-Fabian, Savanna Marie Wade, Logan Micah Watters, Cassidy Layne Wesson, Jeffrey Landon Westendick, Braden Lee White, Lisa Ann Wickliff, Jonah Landon Wilkins, Sydney Alexandra Williams, William Hunter Williams, Dorian Scott Wilson Jr., Keith Tod Wilson, Victoria Breann Wood and Alex Sawyer Young
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PIEDMONT HIGH SCHOOL Class: 84 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Field of Champions Baccalaureate: 2 p.m. today, Piedmont First Baptist Church Speaker: Venecia Butler
PARENTS: Michael and Michele Downey of Piedmont GRANDPARENTS: Larry and Connie Downey, Sarah Lynn Downey and Donna Bass, all of Piedmont, and the late Johnny Brumit of Cedartown, Ga. ACTIVITIES: 4.0 unweighted GPA, basketball, golf captain, state championship football team, golf team captain, All-County Golf Team, Youth Leadership Calhoun County, Alabama Boys State, Senior Leadership Council, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Student Government Association, Class Favorite, Anniston Star Student of the Week, attends Piedmont Cumberland Presbyterian Church. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a Presidential Scholar’s Scholarship as a member of the Engineering and Honors colleges and major in Aerospace Engineering.
PARENTS: Hugh and Suzanne McWhorter of Jacksonville GRANDPARENTS: Hugh and Charlotte McWhorter of Gadsden ACTIVITIES: 4.0 unweighted GPA, National Honor Society President, Student Government Association Vice President, Blue Knights Marching Band Dance Line Captain, Mu Alpha Theta, Technology Student Association, Senior Leadership Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Alabama Girls’ State, Alabama Youth Summit and page for the Alabama House of Representatives, Homecoming Representative, Class Favorite, member of the Goodyear Heights Baptist Church Youth Group. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University on a Spirit of Auburn Founder’s Scholarship, is enrolled in the College of Math and Science and plans to pursue a career in marine biology.
PARENTS: David and Darlene Wallace of Knightens Crossroads Community of Piedmont GRANDPARENTS: Sarah Wallace and the late John Wallace and George and Voncile Steward, all of Piedmont ACTIVITIES: 4.0 GPA, invited to Academic Honors Night, President’s Education Award, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, “Most Creative,” attends Shady Grove First Congregational Methodist Church, enjoys cooking, yoga and creating artwork. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on an Elite Scholarship to pursue a degree in General Chemistry, attend pharmacy school and pursue a career in pharmaceuticals.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION ous Holloway, Samuel David Ingram, Alec Chase A-F Paige Atkins, Dustin Edward Baer, Austin Hunter Bishop, Halie Morgan Blackerby, John Collin Bradley, Steven Cade Bradley, Jasheera Zhane Braswell, Hannah LaShay Brown, Brandon Tylor Bullock, Laphonzo Ja Qwas Burroughs, Timothy Lewis Byers, Jessie Lee Cain, Treavious Bernard Carpenter, Caleb Lamar Chasteen, Wesley Dewayne Coheely, Caitlyn Nicole Coogler, Kara Megan Dalrymple, Joshua Brandon Daniel, Alyssandra Franceska Darrisaw, Raleigh Grant Davis, James Michael DeVoe, James Tanner Dixon, Tracie Alexandra Donaldson, Haden Michael Downey, Sarandon Tobias Dunbar, Tyler Paul Elliot, Jose Raul Escamilla II, Taylor Andrew Floyd, Lauren Elizabeth Fortenberry, Kaitlyn Frost, Laura Dawn Frost
Joshua Kyle Gaddy, Bronson Marquez Gamble, Sarah Nicole Garner, FranShay Kendal Garrett, Caelan Andrew Goss, Ethan Daulton Gouger, Tivis Amiria Green, Savannah Ryan Grimes, Kalyn Gentrey Haney, Marley Shay Harper, Quineisha Janae Higgins, Elizabeth Marie Hodge, Brittany Churnavi-
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M-Q James Antonio Major II, Joshua Brooks Martin, Sara Ashley Martin, James Cass McCord, Zachary Keith McCord, Sarah Katherine McWhorter, Sara Beth Minton, Hunter Kyle Mobley, Logan Tracy Moore, Matthew Blake Nicholson, Jessica Lynn Parris, Skyler Cole Parris, Hunter Shane Pike, Tiffani Amber Pike, Calla Louise Pope, Joshua Cale Propes
R-Z Patrick Theron Raney, Jesse Aaron Seaman, Amber Ann Smith, Daniel Cole Smith, Lacey Cheyenne Smith, Michael Tyler Smith, Skianna Marie Smith, Michael Tatum Studdard, Savannah Brooke Tant, Ivan Wendell Teague, Dillon Trace Terry, Breanna Michelle Thompson, Tyler Mack Thompson, Brooke Ashtyn Wallace, Randall Tyler Wasson, Raina Jade Willis and Allison Blake Wood
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PLEASANT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
â€œBrandt Ayers has come as close as anybody ever has to explaining who we Southerners are and why we act as we do.â€? â€” Governor William Winter
Class: 62 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Pleasant Valley Raider Stadium Speaker: Rudy Abbott Baccalaureate: 7 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church of Williams Speaker: Anthony Findley
Morgan Blakeli Sampson Bolt
Edward â€œEddieâ€? Phillip Roe
PARENTS: Shaaâ€™ Bolt of Jacksonville and Jason Bolt of Oxford GRANDPARENTS: Sherry Wilson of Oxford, Billy and Shelia Higginbotham of Jacksonville, Kim and Jack Deal of Oxford, Ricky and Deb Bolt of Oxford ACTIVITIES: Chemistry Award, Most Enthusiastic Student Award, Algebra I Award, Army Reserve National Academic and Athletic Award, Youth Leadership Calhoun County, Exchange Club Student of the Month, Beta Club President, Students Against Destructive Decisions Vice President, Student Council Association Secretary, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Secretary, Key Club Treasurer, cheerleading captain. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Valedictorian Scholarship and major in chemistry and pursue a career in the field of pharmacy.
PARENTS: Ed and Cerilla Roe of Ohatchee GRANDPARENTS: Phil and Melanie Dean of Ohatchee and Ed and Harriet Roe of Pell City ACTIVITIES: First Federal Credit Union Student of the Month, All-County Varsity Football, All-County Varsity Baseball, Exchange Club Student of the Month, varsity baseball captain, varsity football, varsity basketball, Key Club, Student Council President, Senior Class President, Senior Beta Club Vice President, Fellowship of Christian Athletes President, Bryant-Jordan Foundation Scholarship recipient. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Faculty Scholarship, then transfer to The University of Alabama to pursue a bachelorâ€™s degree in chemistry.
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G-L Cammie Alexandria Gaines, Hunter Wayne Glass, Morgan Elizabeth Gravitt, Hunter Logan Green, Stephen Emile Greenwood, Andrew Clayton Greer, Joshua Eli Holcomb, Alex Charles Houston, Dakota Cain Jennings, Dylan Blake Jones, Jeremy Todd Kirk, Daniel Lee Kitchen, Kristina Marie Lakins, Austin
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R-Z Edward Phillip Roe, Kristin Heather Runyan, Wes Dwayne Sears, Meghan Brooke Shackelford, Garrett Michel Shew, Brittany Lashay Smith, Destiney Nicole Spears, Hannah Marie Stewart, Austin Larry Tate, Alexis Belle Thornton, Dalton Ray Turner, Charles Mitchell Tyler, Chelsea Michaela Ward, Meghan Leila Welch, ArlaRose Terrese Wickersham and Andrew Josh Williams
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SACRED HEART OF JESUS CATHOLIC SCHOOL Class: 14 Commencement: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sacred Heart Catholic Church Speaker: Bishop Robert J. Baker S.T.D
PARENTS: Brett and Sandy Rothwell of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Judy Elders of Saks and Al and Ellie Rothwell of Weaver ACTIVITIES: DAR Good Citizen Award, HOBY delegate, Girls State delegate, choir, BETA Club, SGA, DD Club, Mu Alpha Theta, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, soccer. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a Buffalo Rock/Pepsi Leadership Scholarship
PARENTS: Tracie and Tim Kerper of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Bob and Diane Williams of Elkhart Indiana and Dixie and Duey Kerper of Birmingham ACTIVITIES: Mu Alpha Theta, SGA President, Miss SHC, Beta Club Parliamentarian, DD Club, SGA, Liturgy Committee, volleyball, soccer. COLLEGE: Plans to attend St. Mary’s on a Dean’s Scholarship
PARENTS: Tim and Cindi Greene of Talladega GRANDPARENTS: Marilyn and Pat Greene of Talladega ACTIVITIES: Mu Alpha Theta, Youth Leadership Calhoun County, BETA, Mu Alpha Theta, Liturgy Committee, SGA, Spanish Club, volunteer worker at MGH arena, volleyball. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Troy University on a Leadership Scholarship.
PARENTS: Erin and Joseph Waldrep of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Shirley and Douglas Gibson of Oxford ACTIVITIES: Bryant Jordan Representative, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society of High School Scholars, BETA, Drama Club, volleyball, basketball, soccer, cheerleading. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Birmingham Southern College on an Achievement Scholarship.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION Hope Dawn Batchelor, Haili Dawn Clark, Haley Hepner Conroy, Rachel Leigh Greene, Maryanne Jackson, Samantha Anne Kerper, Olivia Rose McKnight, Madeleine Claire Alindogan Oblena, Andrew Shane Parker, Jasmine Evelyn Michelle Prater, Lauren Taylor Rothwell, Emily Stanton Sedmak, Haven Ann Loraine Thornton and Stephanie Corrie Waldrep
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Kyle Franklin says his parents have pushed, but not pressured, him to be his best.
his father is an officer in the Alabama National Guard. “Being educators and Continued from Page 2 having multiple degrees ourselves, we know the imporon the football team and fintance of education,” Carla ished second in the state for Franklin said. the 400 meter dash last year, As a high school counselor, said has track and football she also knew which achievecoach Will Wagnon. ments her son would need to He’s taken continuing make in order to earn scholareducation courses for several years, earning multiple college ships. Franklin said his parents credits along the way. have pushed, but not pres“It’s no surprise,” Wagnon sured, him to be his best and said of the scholarship offers. earn an excellent education for “We’ve always known that Kevin academically was at the as long as he can remember. He raked leaves at home, did top of his class.” pushups for punishment and Franklin was primed for success from an early age. His was instructed to work hard. And work hard he has. parents, both educators, each Franklin said he studies each hold a bachelors degree and subject for about 30 minutes two master’s degrees. each day in addition to workHis mother also earned an Educational Specialist at Jack- ing in family time and attending athletic practices and sonville State University and
events. When he’s not working on his athletic ability or his homework, he’s likely outside playing his favorite sport, soccer. His hard work and academic achievements have earned him a bit of a reputation among his classmates. “They’ll joke around with me and call me kind of nerdy, and then they’ll come up to me and ask me for my help,” Franklin said. With the kind of achievements that make parents proud and teachers hope for greater success at the next level, Franklin is looking back on his past four years at Munford High with a sense of accomplishment. “I’ve been working for it literally since the ninth grade,” Franklin said. “It’s good to see all of the hard work pay off.”
“They’ll joke around with me and call me kind of nerdy, and then they’ll come up to me and ask me for my help.” — Kyle Franklin
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Kristan M. Goodman Saks High School Parents: Ericka Goodman & Tavares Elston We are so proud of you. We love you. May God bless and keep you throughout your journey through life.
T. J. Wilkins
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Christopher A. Burdell Oxford High School Parents: Anthony & Clester Burdell We are extremely proud of you and we pray that the Lord will guide you with your future endeavors.
Lauren Taylor Rothwell Sacred Heart Catholic School Paretns: Brett & Sandy Rothwell Here is to great endings and happy beginnings! We love you and are so proud of you.
Richland High School - Texas
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Craig Wilkins
Sacred Heart Catholic School
Parents: Randy & Christina Jackson
Alexandria High School
Congratulations 2013 Salutatorian: Love Nana Erma K. Wilkins
We are so proud of you. Dream BIG! We love you! Mom, Dad, Justin & Papa
Parents: Talandria & Willie Harris & John Lee
Mikayla Grace Alexandria High School
Parents: Marcus & Ina Grace
Alexandria High School
We love you so much and are so proud of your accomplishments! Dad, Mom, Jaima & Elliott
Parents: Sumuthra Bowers & Brian Smith
Lilyanne Phillips Parents: David and Dawn Phillips Walter Wellborn High School Congratulations! We are proud of you!
Lauren Ashton Griffith Alexandria High School Parents: Tim & Cyndi Griffith
Congratulations on your high school graduation! We love you and are so proud of you.
We love you and are so proud of you. Mama, Daddy, Nannie & Paw
Alyssa Brooke Perkey
Weaver High School
Jacksonville High School
Parents: Lisa & Eddie Bradley/ Tony & Heather Perkey
Parents: Missia and Ricky Whaley
Congratâ€?s and good luck baby girl. You make us very proud. We love you!
We are proud of you and love you very much! Mom, Dad, Jack, and John Ross
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SAKS HIGH SCHOOL
TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Class: 92 Commencement: 8 p.m. Thursday, Jack Stewart Stadium Baccalaureate was held May 16
Class: 3 Commencement: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity Baptist Church Speaker: Evangelist Ben Farrell Baccalaureate: 3 p.m. today, Trinity Baptist Church Speaker: Chairman Bill Armistead
VALEDICTORIAN Nicholas Allen Ogle PARENTS: Vernon and Pam Ogle of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Billy and Mary Lockridge of Georgia ACTIVITIES: Teen of the Week, Who’s Who Most Intellectual, Best Offensive Lineman Award, All-County Offensive Tackle, varsity football team captain, National Honor Society, SGA President, Spanish Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes COLLEGE: Plans to enlist into Naval Special Warfare
SALUTATORIAN Timothy Seth Clay PARENTS: Donald and Kathy Clay of Anniston GRANDPARENT: Martha Gortney ACTIVITIES: Dual Enrollment, US HY Student of the Year, received awards for highest averages in Algebra 3, Honors English, Biology, Plane Geometry and Physical Science, National Honor Society, band, SADD Club, EnviroBowl Team, Scholar’s Bowl, Math Team, All-State, Superior ratings at Solo and Ensemble Festival, All-District/All-County, drum major, University of Alabama Honor Band, JSU Honor Band. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a UA Collegiate Scholarship, UA Band Participation Scholarship, Joseph and Amelia Saks Scholarship and Nathan Sparks Memorial Scholarship.
HISTORIAN Mitchell Hoyt Goodwin PARENTS: Jeff and Kellie Goodwin of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Roy and Charlotte Ledbetter and Bobby and Pat Goodwin, all of Anniston, and Bob and Minnie Dickerson of Villa Rica, Ga. ACTIVITIES: Senior Class President, Honor Society Treasurer, Lettered in Football, Honor Roll, Scholar’s Bowl Captain, National Honor Society, yearbook co-editor, Senior Class President, SGA/SCA. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a Collegiate Scholarship.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-F Carl Roman Anderson, Cody Owen Baker, Tabitha Jean Bence, Shelby Starr Boatman, Allie Nicole Bobo, Jaquoi Rymon Bowen, Kirstie Miranda Brooks, Bradley Scott Buchanan, Jenna Nichelle Cagle, Jessica Kaitlyn Chapa, Joshua Dwayne Lewis Clark, Timothy Seth Clay, Anthony Gage Collins, Victoria Ann Collins, Dalton Jeffrey Crumley, Tiffany Amber DeBoer, Xavier Lonta’ Dennard Jr., Breonia Aerriel Ellington, Noe Esparza, Chance Rian Fitts, Jessica Lynn Fleming, Denerail Markell Fomby, Jasmine Marie Fortson
G-L Bryan Alejandro Garcia-Luna, Taniya Manique Gomez, Kristan MaKayla Goodman, Mitchell Hoyt Goodwin, Anthony Ray Green, Heather Brooke Gruber, Justen Scott Hanson, Kendel Deon Harmon, Kaitlin Brianna Harris, Zachary Edward Higginbotham, Nathan Micaiah Howard, Kayla Lynn Ingram, Lanesa Briann Jackson, Marcia La’Shun Jackson, Donovan Boyd Jennings, Monique Chaunte’ Johnson, Timothy Chase Johnson, John Herman Keeter II, Kelly Renae Kilgore, Melissa Anne Knee, Austin Scott Knight, Katherine Ruth Kreh, Kenny Alexander Lamb, Dominique Nicole Lewis, Steven Dae Lietz
M-Q Patrick Mashon McCord Jr., Corey Sean McIntyre, Tierra Nicole Miller, Hannah Diane Newman, McKynlie Raye Nunez, David Patrick O’Dell, Nicholas Allen Ogle, Whitney Lee Parker, Nikitaben Hemantbhai Patel, Savan Hemantbhai Patel, Mariah Nicole Paxton, Antonio DeWhite Peavy, Arianna Austin Phillips, Rodney Devon Phillips Jr., Kendra Ann Prater, Joseph Ryan Preston
R-T Christian James Raether, Jennett Denise Russell, Brooklynn Hope Schultz, Sara Caitlyn Shelly, Jerald Jamal Simmons, Khinya Nykolette Simmons, Kiana Tonielle Smith, Annamarie Estella Snow, Eden Michelle Snyder, Keoni Jalon Spears, Rhitney A’ntoinette Sturkie, Lauren Elizabeth Sundstrom, Alliyah La’Nay Taylor, Sha’ Tyria Elizabeth Taylor, Holle MaShae Thomas, Brian Jacob Walker, Tieck Gabrielle Christine Turner, SanQuil Lanea Turner
U-Z Zeck Dennis Aron Walker, Bobbie Fay Wall, Akeem Juwan Webster, Taylor Rhea West, Justice Zhane’ Whatley, Cody Wade Whitfield, Corey Thomas Williamon, Joshua Dale Wilson, Charles Rashaun Woodruff and Ladelrius TiQuinza Young
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CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION Adrianne Michelle Curry, Lauren Lynne Haynes, Leslie Lynne Haynes
WEAVER HIGH SCHOOL Class: 71 Commencement: 6 p.m. Thursday, Bill Bryan Stadium Baccalaureate: 8 a.m. today, First Baptist Church of Weaver Speakers: Keith Merritt and Scott Prater
VALEDICTORIAN Akira Andrea Kimbrough PARENT: Keria Kimbrough of Jacksonville GRANDPARENTS: Lynda Kimbrough of Jacksonville and Nathaniel Kimbrough of Victorville, Calif. ACTIVITIES: A Honor Roll, Tri-M, marching and concert bands, All-County Band, MVP Woodwind, Honor Society, Math Team, Big Brothers Big Sisters COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Valedictorian Scholarship and then transfer to Troy University
SALUTATORIAN Anna Catherine Davis PARENTS: Michael Davis and Pennie Davis, both of Weaver GRANDPARENTS: Floyd and Janice Davis of Wedowee and Paul and June Franklin of Walnut Grove ACTIVITIES: Honor Society, Tri-M, A Honor Roll, FBLA, Math Team, choir, member of Westwood Baptist Church COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Faculty Scholars Scholarship, then transfer to The University of Alabama at Birmingham and pursue a degree in Optometry.
HISTORIAN Alexandra Ryan Glover PARENTS: Lynn Glover of Weaver and David Glover of Oxford GRANDPARENTS: Brenda Glover, Cathy and Gary Beckman and Diana and Tommy Robinson, all of Oxford ACTIVITIES: Junior Class and Senior Class President, Tri-M Vice President, All-County Band, concert and marching bands, yearbook staff, Math Team, basketball, volleyball, Camp Weaver counselor, tornado relief volunteer, Stringfellow Memorial Hospital and Regional Medical Center volunteer, active member of Cornerstone Fellowship Church of Weaver. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Leadership Scholarship and pursue a degree in elementary education.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-D
Elizabeth Annette Alexander, Chase Allen Arnold, Amber Nicole Bailey, Lauren Paige Baker, Santiago Martin Balma, Dallas Dale Bedford, Austin Morgan Benefield, Sean Patrick Boling, Benjamin Kaleb Caselberry, Cody Nicholas Chapman, Kendall Marie Cook, Christian Isaiah Cortez, Christian Ray Crow, Joshua Brandon Daniel, Charlotte Naomi Daoust, Anna Catherine Davis, Cheyenne Nicole Davis, Markeisha Brenae DeArman, Zachary Alan Dollar, Kristylyn Makeish Douthitt, Clayton Blake Drummond
E-K Colton Hunter Edmondson, Dalton Chase Elliott, Jacob Gwinn Fritz, Brittany Cierra Gibbs, Alexandra Ryan Glover, Franklin Jessie Graham, Makensey Beth Haupt, Enrique Jules Hernandez, Karen Renee Holt, Michael James Homesley, Catelin Nicole Hughes, Curtis Jerome Humphrey, William Cortlin Ingram, Alyssa Brianna Jennings, Jessica Hope Jennings, Tiffanie Nicole Kemp, Jenna Leigh Kerr, Akira Andrea Kimbrough, Clara Renee Kingure
L-R Mikayla Christina Lapihuska, Drake Evan Ledet, Jonathan Tyler Lee, Ashley Elizabeth Leggett, Zachary Ty Lewis, James Ross Markham Jr., Amber Nicole Martin, Kirby Seth Mashburn, Alexander David Massey, Brandell Shondrea Massey, Gary Wayne O’Connor, Alyssa Brooke Perkey, Samantha Blake Pettus, Danny Allen Poore, William Lee Hunter Pritchett, Keegan Jordan Randall, Bobbie Elizabeth Ray, Forrest Keye Richter, Colby Blake Rollins
S-Z Hyderick Carter Sarrell, Aaron Greer Smith, Michael Christopher Stephens II, Briana Desiree Stokes, Robert Micah Shane Swafford, Christiauna Justine Tarrant, Brittany Denise Vanwanderham, Christopher Mitchell Wade, David Lynn Wagoner, Jamia Michelle Ware-Smith, Madison Taylor Welch and Erica Renee Williams
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WALTER WELLBORN HIGH SCHOOL
WHITE PLAINS HIGH SCHOOL
Class: 82 Commencement: 8 p.m. Thursday, “The Hill” Baccalaureate: 4 p.m. today, West Park Heights Baptist Church
Class: 87 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Robertson Field Baccalaureate: 2 p.m. today, Golden Springs Baptist Church Speaker: Rachel Ford
VALEDICTORIAN Alex Franklin McFry
Haley Nicole Harrison
Jessica Leanne Vingers
Lilyanne Dawn Phillips
PARENTS: James and Darlene Harrison of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Charlie and Jackie Shears of Anniston ACTIVITIES: Student Council Co-President, Honor Awards, FFA President, Student Council, FFA, FCCLA, Pantherette/Danceline. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Faculty Scholarship and Elks Lodge Scholarship, then transfer to The University of Alabama at Birmingham and pursue a career as a registered nurse and specialize in neurology or anesthesiology.
PARENTS: Scott and Donna Vingers of Oxford GRANDPARENTS: David and Virginia Vingers of Oxford ACTIVITIES: Academic Letters, DAR Good Citizen Award, Student Council Vice President, Alabama Student Council Association speech contest winner, Knox Concert Series essay contest winner, dance, Abundant life, FCCLA, Scholar’s Bowl. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama at Birmingham on a Golden Excellence Scholarship, Elks Lodge Scholarship and AOD FCU Scholarship and pursue a degree in pediatric medicine.
PARENTS: David and Dawn Phillips GRANDPARENTS: Carter and Joyce Shaddix of Eastaboga and the late Charles and Pam Phillips ACTIVITIES: UCA All-American Cheerleader, Youth Leadership Calhoun County, Football Sponsor, National Honor Society, Cheerleading Leadership Award, Circle of Champions Gold Award, FCCLA, Abundant Life, FBLA, Art Club, Math Team, volleyball, Greenbrier Church of Christ Youth Group. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Gamecock Scholarship and pursue a career working with animals.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-F Dalton Shane Arnold, Jordan MacKensey Brown, Cody Lee Burns, Megan Sally Butcher, Christy Nichole Cagle, Rachel Joy Cardwell, Courtney Denise Champion, London Alexander Chastain, Shayne Nicholas Coffey, Shae Nicole Coley, Anthony Ray Cooper, Tyler Lee Corke, Destiny Renee Crews, Mary Melissa Daugherty, Destini Lynn Decker, Kiara LeShea Dickson, James Arthur Dunn, Evan Lee Entrekin, Anthony Dewayne Files, Emily Louise Fleming, Alexis Simone Ford, Justin Tyler Free, Jennifer Elaine Free, Christian Dakota Frklic
G-O Judson Brooks Glass, Brittney Nicole Hamilton, Haley Nicole
Harrison, Abby Meleah Haynes, Gerald Cody Hendrix, Shelby Maxine Hudgins, Dre’ Jackson, Jayna Marie Johns, Marcus Leonard Johnson, Jakob Mitchell Johnson, Landon David Johnston, Kentorrey Bernard Jones, Hannah Elizabeth Key, Hope Karee Latham, Jared Curtis Lemons, Candice Marie Lewis, Danielle Hunter McGinnis, Cody Taylor McLeroy, Jesslyn Daniella Melson, Jordan Wade Moore, James Matthew Neighbors
P-S Meghan Reann Patterson, Lilyanne Dawn Phillips, Oritheous Joshua Pilot, Hunter B. Pointer, Meaghan Anne Rang, Nastajja Neecole Roberson, Hunter Keith Russell, Abbie Claire Saxon, Hunter Blake Screws, James Dylan
Sellers, Skylar Lane Simpson, Lindsey Beth Simpson, Zachary Vance Simpson, Chevy Dakota Smith, Juddson Ira Smith, Mathew Ray Smith, Alyssa Marie Southard, Collin Anthony Stephens, Brittney Nicole Stephens, Melissa Breanne Storey, De’ontae Artrell Elston Sturkie
T-Z Hannah Rebekah Taylor Thomas, Aaron Trevor Thompson, Cameron Louis Tippins, Luis G. Torres, Phat Minh Trinh, Benjamin Nikeem Turner, Cody Nathaniel Vera, Jared Dane Vera, Jessica Leanne Vingers, Gene Michael Ward, Erica Brennique Watkins, George Michael Watkins, Joseph Justin White, Brian Austin White, Dioanna Rose Williams and Caleb Laine Woodard
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PARENTS: Brooke and Perry McFry of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Linda and Donald Colvard of Maylene and Doris and Mark McFry of Spring Garden ACTIVITIES: CSPAN Student Cam Video Competition Honorable Mention, Collaborative Summer Reading Program Video Competition winner, FBLA Marketing third place winner, Boys State, ACTE
Technology Fair Video Production first-place winner, chief editor of The Plainsman journalism staff, Beta Club President, Alabama All-State Chorus, cross country, Starbucks barista, freelance for The Anniston Star, owner of McDorky Productions Media Production Company. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on an Elite Honors Scholarship, Martha Knight Scholarship, Elks Lodge Scholarship and National Beta Club Scholarship to pursue a degree in both Communications and Business Management with a concentration on television entertainment and film production and one day own a largescale production company.
Christopher Chace Oliver
Elizabeth Anne Thornburg
PARENTS: Chris and Bridget Oliver of Piedmont GRANDPARENTS: Jewell and Josie Bonner of White Plains, Donald and Judy Oliver of Munford and the late Tom Headrick ACTIVITIES: SCA President, Football Academic Excellence, Anniston Star “Student of the Week,” Talladega Superspeedway Fan Advisory Network, awards in Math, English, Science, History and Spanish, published in poetry book, SCA, Beta Club, FBLA, First Priority, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, History Club, Spanish Club, Scholar’s Bowl, Math Team, football and Senior High Choir. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University on a Faculty Scholarship and major in communications and pursue his lifelong goal of becoming a NASCAR broadcaster.
PARENTS: David and Tammy Thornburg of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: Ellan Wheeler of Anniston and Barbara Thornburg of Statesboro, Ga. ACTIVITIES: Third Place Dual Enrollment at Calhoun County Math Tournament, A Honor Roll, National Beta Club, Senior High Choir, Scholar’s Bowl Captain, Senior Class Vice President, member of Iron City Baptist Church Youth. COLLEGE: Plans to attend the University of Mobile on a Presidential Scholarship and major in political science and pursue a career as a lawyer.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-F Eridian Aguilar, Zachary Thomas Alwine, Ashley Nicole Beecham, Abby Nicole Bjornson, Logan Thomas Boyd, Jacob Lee Bowman, Jonathan Taylor Bradshaw, Dominic Dajon Calloway, Irving Uriel Cabajal, Jessica Taylor Carroll, Rani Lanae Caruso, Olivia Grace Cockerham, Dustin Kyle Coleman, Tessa Kathlin Conger, Dalton Kyle Coogler, Nikki Shea Cromer, Zachary Allen Cunningham, Randall Tyler Davidson, Albert Lawerence Edison, Ariel Marie Edwards, Emma Renee Foster, Laura Ashley Foster, Qualesha Naomi Foster
G-L Hunter Chase Gentry, Olivia Jewel Gentry, Lyndsey Danielle Golden, Ashley Victoria Griggs,
Melisa May Hamer, Chandler Reid Hardy, Morgan Taylor Harry, Austin Michael Hartin, Joshua Phillip Hatcher, Jaylen DaJuan Hill, Nathen Harley House, Douglas Snyder Hughes, Bailey Keith Ingram, Cody Paige Ingram, Justin Kyle Jacks, Haley Nicole Jenkins, Kaitlyn Brooke Johnson, David Eugene Jones, Lauren Brooke Kandziorski, Kira Marie Kihlstadius, Ryan Michael Kirby, Ericka Gean Lashley, Zachary Moses Lasley, Padric Thomas Lee, Patton Bradley Lenard
M-Q Chase Leon Maxwell, Allison Marie McDaniel, Christopher Lee McDonald, Randall Vaughn McDonald, Alex Franklin McFry, Dylana Jayne Moore, Damian Lynn Munson, Lura Lee Murphy, Abigail Irene Murray, Mary Alexis Murray,
Jacob Houston Nisbett, Brianna Corinne Oden, Christopher Chace Oliver, Angel Gabriella Osowski, Mikayla Nicole Owen, Curtis David Parker, Jordan Lee Perry, Joanna Mary Poole, Autumn Leighann Pritchett,
R-Z Dalemetrius Deshaun Reddick, Jerry Jacob Regner, William Garrett Rhoades, Nicholas Tyler Robinson, Whittany Michelle Saxon, Brittany Marie Seney, Adam Taylor Smith, JeanAnn Niccole Smith, Allison Leigh Stucker, Olivia Katherine Taylor, Elizabeth Anne Thornburg, Modesty Alys Thornton, Destinie Ira Turner, Dakota Justice Warren, Matthew Edward Wells, Haylie Brooke Whiteside, Catherine Nicole Williams, Wesley Charles Williams, Megan Marie Wise and Alissa Denise Wood
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ALABAMA SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND
CHEROKEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
Commencement: 7 p.m., May 29, Oliver Hall Auditorium Speaker: Dr. Marquita F. Davis, Director of Finance for the State of Alabama Baccalaureate: 9 a.m., May 29, Hawkins Chapel Speaker: Coach Doug Nussmeier, offensive coordinator of quarterbacks for The University of Alabama
Class: 95 Commencement: 6 p.m. Thursday, Gadsden State Cherokee Arena Baccalaureate: 5 p.m. today, Centre First Baptist Church Speaker: Rev. Eddie Nation
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION William Joshua Cooper of Bromley, Miracle Joy Lily Jean Driscol of Tallassee, Jarvis Deon Jones of Mobile, Timothy Dakota McNair of Smiths, Logan Parker of Elba,
Allen Mack Tolbert of Fort Payne, Charlotte Weaver of Tuscaloosa, Lane Eugene Wells of Salem, Lakera Renae Williamson of Ashland and Danny Joe Woodard of Sycamore
ALABAMA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF Commencement: 3:30 p.m., May 29, McFarlane Auditorium Speaker: Pamela Lloyd-Ogoke, chief of Community Integration Services and Supports for the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Baccalaureate: 9 a.m., May 29, Hawkins Chapel Speaker: Coach Doug Nussmeier, offensive coordinator of quarterbacks for The University of Alabama
Raven Rayshaun Sutton of Centerpoint
William Shannon Weaver Jr. of Chunchula
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION Jessica Alewine of Grant, Ti-Nesha Brantley of Elba, Jabar Brice of Evergreen, Khalisia Brown of Tifton, Ga., Oscar Cienfuegos of Hartsville, Gabriella Ciganek of Fyffe, Joshua Eatmon of Bessemer, Chelse Ellison of Huntsville, Desiree Grant of Montgomery, Kassey Hester of Columbiana, Anthony Jones-Robinson of Birmingham, Kieana Jones of Lafayette, Kim Ryan Juntilla
of Grand Bay, Charles Lett of Daphne, Jazzlyn Mann of Birmingham, Terrance McCree of Ashford, Kayla McDaniels of Talladega, David Mumford of Bon Secour, Jasper Raynor of Northport, Kadarius Slaughter of Tarrant, Raven Sutton of Centerpoint, Soledad Valladares of Birmingham, Tanulyn Wallace of Huntsville, William Weaver of Chunchula and Trent Williams of Phenix City
Christine Anne Shaw
Victoria (Tori) Catherine Davis PARENTS: Doug and Cathy Davis GRANDPARENTS: Jim and Annie Lou Davis of Centre and Larry and Mary Ann Wallace of Guntersville ACTIVITIES: Advanced diploma with Advanced Placement endorsement, Beta Club class officer and Senior Beta Club President, Leo Club, Spanish Club, FBLA, yearbook staff, Girls State, ABC 33/40 “First Class Student of the Week,” Wendy’s Heisman winner and state finalist, Youth Leadership-Cherokee, lettered in basketball and softball, basketball All-Area, All-County and All-Regional teams, softball All-Area and All-County teams, the Anniston Star Softball All-Area Team, The Gadsden Times Player of the Year, the Alabama Sports Writers Association named her to the Softball All-State Team, Super All-State Team and 4A Player of the Year, Cherokee County’s MVP in softball and was named to the All-Regional and All-State teams and is an active member of Centre First Methodist Church and Youth Group. COLLEGE: Plans to attend the University of North Alabama and pursue a degree in secondary education and play softball.
Class: 16 Commencement: May 16 at Harvest Church of God Speaker: Scott Ramey
GRADUATES Cory Adams, Royce Brown, Lucas Cobb, Brittni Downey, Macayla Ellison, Katrice Elston, Emily Graggs, Roxanne Knight, Peter Leavitt, Jacob Maddox, Cody Penland, Gerald Rickson, Danielle Sexton, Anna Smith, Jacob Whitmore and Kourtney Woodall
HELEN KELLER SCHOOL OF ALABAMA Commencement: 1:30 p.m., May 29, Wood Hall Auditorium Speaker: Sister Bernadette Wynne, coordinator for the National Training Team at the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults Baccalaureate: 9 a.m., May 29, Hawkins Chapel. Speaker: Coach Doug Nussmeier, offensive coordinator of quarterbacks for The University of Alabama
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION William Thomas Davis III of Mobile, Woodrow Diggs of Whistler, Brian Wesley Helton of Ohatchee, Kellie Kirk of Gadsden, Robert Screws of Lineville and Lauren Vinson of Thomasville
PARENTS: Ernie and Kathy Shaw GRANDPARENTS: Melrose and Joe Shaw ACTIVITIES: Beta Club Vice President, JSU Writers’ Bowl, “Most Likely to Succeed,” Lions Club Youth Leadership Forum, Youth Leadership Cherokee (volunteer at the Lions Club Annual Breakfast and the Weiss Lake Ground Water Festival). COLLEGE: Plans to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham and major in biology and pursue a career as a surgical physician’s assistant.
HISTORIAN Hannah Lynn Hughston PARENTS: Rev. Lynn and Theresa Hughston GRANDPARENTS: Paul and Joyce Chambless of Sylacauga and the late Daniel and Jewel Dean Hughston of Alexander City ACTIVITIES: Student Government Association, Senior Beta Club, Writers’ Bowl Team, Quiz Bowl Team, Leo Club, Key Club, Math and Science Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Science Olympiad Team, “Most Intellectual,” delegate to the National Youth Leadership at Harding University and an active member of Tates Chapel Baptist Church. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Troy University.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-F
HARVEST HOME SCHOOL
Courtney Alexandra Adams, Codi Dean Amos, Lauren Ashley Bobo, Jordan Leigh Bandini, Jennifer Elaine Barton, Zachary Kyle Bedwell, Maxamillion Oyabun Bland, Mary Jean Bradley, Madison Leigh Brannon, Keion D’Andre Brooks, Jessica Marie Cervantes, Taylor Nichole Lee Christopher, Dustin Chance Cobb, Amber Raigh Cochran, Amber Shea Cooper, Abigail Lee Cothran, Brianna Dean Crane, Hunter Ray Cureton, Victoria Catherine Davis, Joseph Douglas Diamond, Kimberly Leann Dostart, Marianne Kate Drummond, Jessica Renee Dunn, Kyonna Monique Dupree, Carly Ann Durden, Taylor Allyssa Eads, Mariah Alexis Emmett, Tyler Scott Evans
G-L Billy “Trace” Hudson Garrett III, James Cameron Graham, Kylie
Ruth Graham, Tiesha LaShay Green, Autumn Elizabeth Hampton, Cody Ed Hancock, Samantha Whitney Haston, Duncan Ray Hellums, Brandon Tyler Henderson, Joshua Twain Higgins, Justin Thomas Hincy, Jiawei Hoang, Hannah Lynn Hughston, Anthony Kyle Hulsey, Devin Lee Sky Hulsey, Billy Joe Hunnicutt, Janison Waide Hunter, Hayley Renae Johnson, Matthew Dale Kelley, Jason Lee Kiser, Brandon Wayne LaPorte, Logan Cade LeCroy, Bethany Richelle Leonard, Zachary Andrew Lockhart, Alan Eduardo Luna, Gregory Michael Lyons II
M-Q Dexter Lydell McAllister, Chloe Olivia Mackey, Alexander Wilhelm Mayer, Candace Mikala Mitchell, Ashlyn Taylor Montgomery, Bradley Alexander Moon, Chrisitan Alexandra Muskett, Dalton Ray Nabors, John Wister Nickles, Dustin Kyle
Owens, Hayley Renee Peek, Zachary Lane Peek, Emily Elizabeth Perry, Logan Dewayne Pierce, Zachery Lamar Pruitt
R-Z Steven Jesse Ragan, Morgan Taylor Rampley, Chelsea Faith Ray, Will Edward Reese, Bradford Wain Robbins, Austin McRae Robertson, Donald Ray Robinson, Dylan Blake Rogers, Skyler Blake Rogers, Octavious TyDreek Rooks, Darbie Marielle Rosser, Candice Jean Satterfield, Luke Halbert Sewell, Christine Anne Shaw, Christian DeLane Spinks, Paden Ryder Spriggs, Jessica Evan Stubbs, Branden Duane Studdard, James Granger Surrett, Brittany Michelle Thomas, Ashley Nichole Waller, James Phillip West, Joshua Len White, Jacob Hunter Whitmire, Lucas Edward Whitmire and James Tanner Young
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Evie Elizabeth McCombs
Xavier Dennard Jr.
Saks High School
Anniston High School
Mom and Dad are very proud of you. You have worked so hard to get where you are now. You are on the right path and through God and positive guidance, you did it. Just keep God first, strive and work hard at your goal and you will achieve it. Love, Mom, Dad, Corpio and Miracle
I am so proud to announce my daughter’s special day. Through God all things are possible. Always keep God first in all you do. Love, Mom, Quintavious & Marrio Jr.
Alexis Shyanne Tiller
Ohatchee High School
Oxford High School
May God’s graces be with you as you step ahead towards your dreams. Keep the courage as you face new challenges in life. Congratulations! We are proud of you!
Parents: Matt & Teresa Delozier/ Holli Delozier
We love you!! Grandparents: Robert & Jeran Griffin
Ohatchee High School Parents: Dax & Amberly McCombs
Hailey Stansell Cleburne County High School Parents: Ty & Suzie Stansell
Kalandra Rashae English,
Olandre’ LeQuan English
Anniston High School, Daughter of Pamela Taylor and Nathan Harvill. Granddaughter of Ollie Jr. and Willie Mae English of Anniston.
Oxford High School, Son of Ollie III and Anngenette English. Grandson of Ollie and Willie Mae English and Gloria Johnson all of Anniston.
Alison Nicole Cline
Hayden Seth Crowe
Jacksonville Christian Academy
Cleburne County High School
Parents: the late Tony Cline & Sharon Cline
Parents: Michelle & Doyle Jordan, Shane & Mandy Crowe
Sacred Heart Catholic School
Parents: Wil & Tiffani Davis
Parents: Kevin & Erin Waldrep
Oxford Christian School
The Anniston Star thanks everyone who participated in our
2013 Graduation Section. We would like to congratulate all the graduates. We join all the proud parents, relatives and friends in wishing all of them the very best in their bright futures. Thank You!
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CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL of CLAY COUNTY Class: 120 Commencement: May 17, football stadium
VALEDICTORIAN Hailey Grace Boswell PARENTS: Brandon and Olivia Goble of Delta GRANDPARENTS: Elaine Smith of Delta, Wanda Hammock of Tallassee, Jerry and Debbie Goble of Anniston, Marvin and Becky Jackson of Reeltown ACTIVITIES: Miss CHSCC, Girls State Representative, UCA AllAmerican Cheerleader, Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Nominee, Senior Beta Club, DECA, Educational Talent Search, HOSA, Math Club, Pre-Calculus Math Team, Juniorettes, Varsity Cheer Squad Captain COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University on a PLUS Scholarship and pursue a degree in pediatric medicine and a career as a pediatrician.
SALUTATORIAN Megan Cagle PARENTS: Angie Cagle of Talladega and Donnie Cagle of Lineville GRANDPARENTS: Ray and Nelle Camp of Ashland, Charles and Bobbie Cagle of Verbena ACTIVITIES: University of Alabama Capstone Leadership Academy, Auburn University Leadership Conference, Senior Class Favorite, Prom Queen, Scholars Bowl Captain, yearbook s taff, Juniorettes, Senior Beta Club, HOSA, Math Team. COLLEGE: Plans to Attend Auburn University on a Spirit of Auburn Founders Scholarship and pursue a degree in occupational therapy and a career as an occupational therapist.
HISTORIAN Kayla Bearden PARENTS: Darryl and Tammy Bearden of Delta GRANDPARENTS: Jerry Mac Waldrop of Carrolton, Ga. and the late Sandra Waldrop, and the late J.D. and Fayrene Bearden ACTIVITIES: Highest Average in Pre-Calculus, Algebra II, Geometry and Algebra I, General Federation of Women’s Club, Senior Beta Club, HOSA, Pre-Calculus Math Team, Girls Varsity Basketball, Marching Band Danceline. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Southern Union State Community College on a Presidential Academic Scholarship and pursue a degree in nursing and a career as an ER registered nurse.
GRADUATES A-C Austin Lee Adams, Brianna Leigh Andrews, Austin Tyler Bailey, Olivia Grace Bain, Catherine Ann Baker, Sydney Danyelle Baker, Alexus Nicole Battle, Kayla Ophelia Bearden, Samuel Benjamin Berry, Ashley Aaliyah Billingsley, Brett Edward Borden, Hailey Grace Boswell, Tiffany Laine Bottoms, Tyler Cole Bowen, Steven Charles Bryant, Megan Nelle Jalene Cagle, Logan Alan Camp, Madison Dawn Campbell, Cullen Ellis Carr, Jerrod Ryan Carr, Russell Wesley Causey, Taylor Elizabeth Chappell, Alison Nicole Cook, Dominique Quanae Cosby, Tyrone LaJunior Cosby, Alesha Shanece Craig, Wayne Hardeman Culp
D-H Megan Marie Denney, Ariona Vai East, Justin Frank Edmondson, Shanna Bree Elder, Timothy Levail Ellis, Andrew Keith Fullington, Melinda Brook Fullington, Devin Jamal Gaddis, Edward Keith Golden, Alexandria Nicole Griffin, Vincent Michael Xavier Guest, Austin Dean Halfmann, Sylina Hope Hallman, Alyssa Cheyenne Hamlin, Andrew Robert Hamlin, Shuntavious Tomaus Hardy, Brandon Michael O’Neal Harkins, Ashley Danielle Harris, Megan Leigh Harris, Megan Danielle Haynes, Cynthia Brooke Hebert, Daniel Phillip Henry, Teyonna Tryae’ Hicks, Katia Maria Hill, Breanna Autumn Hogeland, Kelsey Ivanna Holloway, Carlena Dianne Holton, Andrew Devontae Hughes, Judson Todd Hurst
J-M Christian Blake Jackson, Joseph Cody Johnson, Kaitlyn Breanne Johnston, Austin Ryan Jones, Bethany Ann Jones, Cody Ryan Jones, Chelsea JoAnna Jordan, Irene Perez Juarez, William Patrick Kelley, Kiarra Brishay Kidd, Kenneth Esmond Lacy Jr., Chelsea Dawn Livingston, Adron Zachary Logan, Jamario Pierre Lyles, James Tyler Mastin, Kaley Faith McCain, Dezaraye Rose McDaniel, James Ryan McVey, Kayla Ann Medforth, Brianna Jane Meek, Shani Shirley Mendoza, Laney Rae Mintz, Joshua Wayne Moore, Ricardo Manuel Moreno
CLEBURNE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Class: 118 Commencement: 7 p.m. Monday, L.E. Bell Field Baccalaureate: 6 p.m. today, gym Speaker: Grant Nichols
VALEDICTORIAN Keegan Mitchell Brower PARENTS: Brad and Mica Brower of Heflin GRANDPARENTS: Joe and Earline Holliman of Jacksonville ACTIVITIES: ACT Score 34, Paul Cable Outstanding Musician Award, band captain, Alabama All-State Honor Band, Jacksonville State University Emerging Leader, Youth Leadership Cleburne County, Math Club, Key Club COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama on a Presidential Scholarship.
SALUTATORIAN Shea Alexandra Morris PARENTS: Jeff and Donna Morris of Heflin GRANDPARENTS: Travis and Carolyn Jackson of Ashland, Sherre Morris of Lineville, O.M. “Mickey” and Darlene Morris of Delta ACTIVITIES: Accepted into the University of Montevallo’s Honors Program, Honorable Mention in the Digital Art Division of the State of Alabama Board of Education Art Contest, Homecoming Sponsor, Drama Club President, low brass section leader, low brass section “Rookie of the Year,” Beta Club, Drama Club, Key Club, Marching Band and Symphonic Band. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Montevallo on a Presidential Honors Scholarship and pursue a bachelor’s degree in fine arts.
G-L Leslie Hope Gray, Brittney Nichole Hammock, Jennifer Whitney Hanvey, Joshua Dale Hester, Shannon Tyler Hodge, Jada Breanne Holcombe, Charles Robert Howle II, Emily Anne Jeffers, Eric Bradley Jones, James Ezra Joslin, Davis Jordan Kilgore, Marquisha DeShonte’ Kirby, Brittney Nicole Knight, Brooke Shannon Ledbetter, Dakotah Lane Lochbaum, Angel Alberto Lopez
M-Q Jose David Maldonado, Ashley Nicole Martin, Courtney Jade Martin, Anna Elizabeth McCormick, Anderson Blake McDaniel, April Scarlet McMichael, Jon Logan Messer, Amber Nichole Moore, Jennifer RayAnn Moore, Thomas Jeffrey Morgan, Shea Alexandra Morris, Brandon Gunter Murphy, Ethan Grant Norton, Leonardo Meza Olguin Jr., Alison Nicole Peacher, Megan LeAnn Pierson, Statlin David Ponder, Tanisha LeAnn Pope, Evan Elijah Prescott, Kasey McKenna Price
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION
Heather Lynn Rainey, Samantha Michelle Richardson, Victoria Malynn Roberts, Daniel Garrett Robinson, Ethan Briggs Roe, Lucas Lee Rollins, William Matthew Caleb Rowland, Andrew Brent Rutledge, Brithany Eva Sellers, Haley Jordan Shultz, Alisha Mesha Smith, Clayton Luke Smith, Hailey Brook Stansell, Megan Leigh Stewart, Michael Donta Street, James Austin Strickland, Alan Scott Taylor, Anthony James Taylor, Brittany Alisha Larae Taylor, Lauryn Hollis Taylor, Jerica Marlene Thielsen, Elizabeth Harless Thrower, Trenton Michael Townsend, Dalton Blake Turley, Blake Newell Turner, Caleb Leland Turner
Haley Christine Andrews, Rovelyn Araza, Tonya Nicole Austin, Bethany Lea Barker, Lee Christian Barker, Amanda Joyce Bell, Patrick Larry Bell, Cassidy Danielle Bolt, Anthony Lemana Atagi Bowen, Mariah Sky Boyd, Autumn Leigh Bradley, Brianna Lillian Bright, Keegan Mitchell Brower, Alexis Gabriel Brown, Ashley Mae Brown, Destiny Margaret Burrough, John Henry Butler, Bailey
Cody Scott Victorino, Ansley Paige Walker, Austin Piper Walker, Juwan James Walker, Nickolaus Greer Walker, Tuwan Will Walker, Jimmy Colton White, Brendan Mitchell Wigington, Allyson Elizabeth Williams, Ciera Nicole Williamson, Hannah Mamie Willingham, Frank Hervey Wright III, Ciara Nicole Wudarczyk, Kaleb Bain Yancy and Chelsey Elizabeth Zeiders
N-S Emily Holland Nelson, Hunter McClain Nelson, Nicholas Hanson New, Tykisha Renee Newell, Jacob Hunter Peeler, Courtney Leigh Phillips, Lonnie Paul Phillips Jr., Corey Nathaniel Phillips, Bethany Gail Price, Danielle Denise Ragland, Jimmy Dewayne Rathel, Tristan Scott Roberson, Abby Louise Robertson, William Andrew Robinson, Ja’Quan Montreal Ross, Sydney Claire Saxon, Adarius Donyeae Scott, Sabrina Ann Sewell, Jatori Janay Simmons, Sequoyia De’Nae Simmons, Ashley Anne Smith, Holly Elizabeth Smith, Jeremy Austin Smith, Sequoyah LaTae Smith, Travis Paul Smith, Jamari Dajour Staples, Gwenisha Keiyona Strong
Wyatt Camp, Devin Michael Cantoral, Christian Kyle Carter, Michael Thomas Chandler, Nicholas Ryan Chandler, Brody Shane Christopher, Magnus Alexander Clark, Justin Blake Clarke, Paul Matthew Cohran, Tito Ottoniel Roblero Corson, Shedelle Kay Cromwell, Hayden Seth Crowe, Dylan Gage Crumpton, Cheyanna Marie Daniel, Andrew Chase Davis, Logan Avery Davis, Stacy Brian Dickerson, Savannah Rae Draper, Julia Taylor Estes, Dylan Lee Feazell, Levi Godinez Flores, Joshua Lee Flosom, Shawn Marquet Forte, Joshua Luke Fuller
T-Z Matthew Dalton Tapley, Joseph Lawrence Taylor, Tacara Natasha Taylor, Ashley Suzette Traylor, Tyneshia Chantel Turman, Juawon La’Marlin Vaughn, Anna Dawn Whatley, Haley Brooke White, Joshua Aaron Whitehead, Nelson Ray Whitman, Kristen Lea Williams, Iesha Shunta Wilson and Keyon Devontaye Zachery
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HANDLEY HIGH SCHOOL Class: 104 Commencement: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Wright Field Speakers: Superintendent Chuck Marcum and Principal Gregory Foster Baccalaureate: 7 p.m. Monday, Roanoke City Auditorium Speakers: Superintendent Chuck Marcum, Principal Gregory Foster and Counselor Kelli Hendon
Kenneth (Kenny) Dewey Seiffert III
Justin Carl Fetner
PARENTS: Leslie and Ken Seiffert Jr. of Roanoke GRANDPARENTS: Brenda and Ken Seiffert Sr. of Crestview, Fla., C.L. Colvin of Roanoke and Anona Aderholt of Gadsden ACTIVITIES: 2011 AHSAA Class 3A State Football Champion, National Young Leaders State Conference, Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference, HOBY World Leadership Congress, U.S. Military Academy Summer Leaders Seminar, Alabama Boys’ State, varsity football and baseball (lettered four years, team captain), varsity basketball (lettered two years, team captain), SGA President, Key Club and the InterAct Club. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University Honors College on a Spirit of Auburn Founders’ Scholarship and major in aerospace engineering.
PARENTS: Jimmy and Marlo Fetner of Roanoke GRANDPARENTS: Jimmy and Delilah Fetner of Roanoke and Brian and Pat Shelton of Newnan, Ga. ACTIVITIES: Highest Numerical Average Award (9th grade), Academic Letters, United States Student of Excellence in Mathematics, Who’s Who Among All-American Scholars, All “A” Honor Roll, placed first in the Individual Math Tournament, National Honor Society President, Mu Alpha Theta President, InterAct Club Vice President, Key Club Treasurer, Student Government Association, yearbook co-editor and sports editor, Math Teams (Calculus, Algebra I&II, Geometry and Comprehensive). COLLEGE: Plans to attend Lagrange College on an academic scholarship and pursue a doctoral degree in mathematics and business.
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CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-C Kana Marie Adamson, Carissa Denise Anglin, Avery Anthony Arrington, Hidey Megan Arrington, Jakiea Armon Autrey, Erica Sharece Baggett, Abbie Rae Bailey, Bre’Anna Danielle Bennett, William Connor Boyd, Bradley Scott Bozeman, John Travis Briskey, Terri Keandria Brooks, Austin David Brown, Christopher Bryant, Jasmine D’Brittney Burden, Sequoyah Tatyana Burdette, Jasmine Kierra Burton, Shermiah Vanee’ Burton, Quaneeka Da’shay Calloway, Makayah Antrenese Cannon, Ceteria Teaona Carlisle, Ambreka Chante Chappell, Chance Harmon Cofield, Tevin Marville Cook, James Wesley Crenshaw
D-J Tanner Lance Daniel, Aliyah De’Shon Daniels, Candace JaNell Drake, Travius Dewayne Dunson, Justin Carl Fetner, QuaTeshia Ny’Asha Flournoy, Yacobian Quintrel Floyd, Kimberly Kenshia
Foster, Patrick Hunter Fulghum, Extavious Shaquan Glass, Dakota Alexander Grier, Leslie Victoria Guizar, Ryan Hendon Gunn, Brittney Brianna Hambrick, Holli Jordan Hand, Hannah Brooke Heard, Terrence Lamar Hughley, Allan Dalton Johnson, Anisha Lenea Johnson, Kanisha Monea Johnson, Anfernee Marquis Da’shawn Jones
K-R Artravian Travon Kyles, Krista Lynn Lance, Brandon Michael Law, Shaquetta Nicole Lee, Awbrey Nicole Lumpkin, Jacob Dwayne Mann, Brittany Nicole McCarley, Brandon Lee McCleary, Shana Nicole McFarland, Joshua Lou McManus, Christina Danielle Moore, Joshua Logan Moore, Kevin Cleophus Morgan, Matthew Tillman Morgan, Tevin Forrest Morgan, Tierra Reshae Nolan, Kadedra Roshae Nunn, Semaj Marques Nunn, Dederick Lashawn Parker, Latrina Denise Parker, Urvi Sunil Patel, Ciaria Simone Patillo,
Justin Lee Pike, Erin Bliss Rampy, Sanders Kennedy Robertson, Elizabeth Ann Rollins, Emily Lauren Rowe, MacKinley Tre Rushton
S- Z Kenneth Dewey Seiffert III,
Morgan Lee Shelnutt, Allyson Mary Shipps, Rocky Douglas Smith, Kiera Antorsha Staples, Breanna LaShae Stegall, Alexas Maleah Taylor, Elijah James Taylor, John William Tennant, Chafaye Renae Thompson, Tyrelle Chadric Thompson, Jessica Nicole Tooker, Albrandoes Sherwane Trammell, Georgette Nicole Trammell, Kalon Lamar Trammell, RaShad Lavell Trammell, Tyler Ray Treadwell, Arron Jerod Tucker, Sedrick Devontae Tucker, Tamara Wynette Tucker, Terry O’Bryan Vines, Kathryn Elizabeth Vollenweider, JaJuan RaShad Ware, Ta’Nekqua Shondrell Weaver, Tyler Lance Whaley, Caleb Justin Wilson, Kyitelii Autri Wilson, Matthew Madison Wise, David Anthony Yawn and Duran Latrae Zachery
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LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL Class: 104 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Speed Channel Dome, International Motorsports Hall of Fame, Talladega
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James Bryan Carlisle
Alliyah Shelette Gover
PARENTS: Billie Jo Grenon and Ronald Grenon of Talladega GRANDPARENTS: Pamala Carol and David Carol of Elizabethtown, Ky. ACTIVITIES: “Best in Class,” second place in the school’s talent show, participant in Educational Talent Search, “A” Honor Roll, Mu Alpha Theta, Beta Club, Robotics Team, Key Club, Color Guard, 21st Century Technology Team, Choir, sang the Alma Mater before school each day, peer tutor and ran track. FUTURE PLANS: Plans to pursue a career as a choir teacher, public singer and further her education in the culinary arts.
PARENTS: Charles and Marilou Carlisle of Lincoln GRANDPARENTS: Mary Carlisle of Lincoln and the late Charles Carlisle ACTIVITIES: Second in his class, football team captain, Golden Football Award, Senior Defensive Player of the Year, Beta Club and Mu Alpha Theta. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama and major in aeronautical engineering and attend flight school.
PARENT: Carsha Gover of Lincoln GRANDPARENTS: Mary Estell of Vincent and L.C. Gover of Pell City ACTIVITIES: Overall “A” Average, Spanish Award, National Elite Group for discus, Mu Alpha Beta, a participant in Educational Talent Search, volleyball and track. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University and pursue a career as a physical therapist or elementary school teacher.
SUMMA CUM LAUDE Leia Hope Brown PARENTS: Ricky and Lorie Brown of Lincoln GRANDPARENT: Jaqueline Bullock of Anniston ACTIVITIES: Highest overall average, first in her class, Talladega County Volleyball Player of the Year, yearbook editor, Mu Alpha Theta President, Beta Club President, FBLA, volleyball, basketball and soccer. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University and major in animal science and pursue a career as a veterinarian.
SUMMA CUM LAUDE Jamie Elizabeth Cote PARENTS: Jeff and Roxann Cote of Lincoln GRANDPARENTS: The late René Cote, Rachel CotePerrault and Paul Perrault of New Britain, Conn., and the late Warren and Leanora Fellows ACTIVITIES: Third in the state FBLA competition, National Merit Program Letter of Commendation, Academic Achievement Award, highest class average in AP History, Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta Secretary, president of the Young Women’s Program at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Talladega. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Brigham Young University to pursue a Chemical Engineering degree, complete her mission for her church and then get married and start a family.
SUMMA CUM LAUDE Heather Nicole Proctor PARENTS: John and Rachel Proctor of Lincoln GRANDPARENTS: Sammie and Jimmy Cotton and John and Sarah Proctor, all of Lincoln ACTIVITIES: Overall “A” average, All-County Softball Team and All-Area Volleyball Team, Mu Alpha Theta, Beta Club and yearbook staff. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Central Alabama Community College in Alexto and play softball, then transfer to Wallace State Community College and pursue a career as a dental hygienist.
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Destini Sharee Dye
PARENT: Arrica Calhoun of Talladega GRANDPARENTS: Shirley and Charles Calhoun and Mary Morgan, all of Talladega ACTIVITIES: HOSA, Mu Alpha Theta, Beta Club, prom committee, Volleyball All-Tournament Team and All-Area Team, softball, basketball, participant in Educational Talent Search. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama and study Pre-Med, then attend Vanderbilt Medical School to pursue a career as a pediatrician with her own practice.
PARENTS: Valerie Dye and Carlos Braxton of Talladega GRANDPARENTS: Mickey and Ernestine Dye and Rooney Braxton, all of Talladega ACTIVITIES: Academic Awards, Highest Algebra Award, Honor Awards, All-County Volleyball Team, Beta Club, prom committee, Mu Alpha Theta, Key Club, participant in Educational Talent Search, varsity softball, basketball and volleyball. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama to pursue a degree and career in chemical engineering.
Maura Caitlyn Whitten PARENTS: Leslie Alan Whitten and April Lyn Willix of Lincoln GRANDPARENTS: Ann and Ralf Garrett of Lincoln and Julie Fleming and David Fleming of Philadelphia, N.Y. ACTIVITIES: Highest overall average in English II and Geometry, placed second in the Technical Fair 2010 Multimedia Design, FCCLA President, “A” Honor Roll, Mu Alpha Theta, HOSA, FBLA, Beta Club, Key Club, a participant in Educational Talent Search, football manager and member of track team. FUTURE PLANS: Plans to pursue a career as a dentist.
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CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-F Brent Alexander Bagwell, Rayah Machelle Baldwin, Rebecca Deanna Blancher, Destanie Seymon Bradford, Jennifer Nicole Brown, Leia Hope Brown, Melissa Renae Bushey, Sebrina Gabriel Butler, Krystal Charmae Calhoun, James Bryan Carlisle, Dalshala TeVoceya Carmichael, Quartavian Rash’ona Carmichael, Jaquan Lashawn Carter, Jasmine Alexa Carver, Nicholas Ray Case, Dontavis Javar Cosper, Jaimie Elizabeth Cote, Angel Brianna Crowe, Brittany Alexandria Cruise, Jacob Wade Davis, Brandy Lanay Decker, Jaycie Lynn Dulaney, Destini Sharee Dye, DeAndra Lashelle Elston, Rateccia Ar’shay Curry Elston, Nekia Sharda Embry, Tevin JaMarcus Embry, Luz Adriana Enchautegui, Jasmine Carmisha English, Ja’Chasia Hollineque Evans, Stephen Ray Farrior, Alan Wayne Ford
G-L Dillon Scott Garrison, Robert Damien Gilliand, Averi Tyler Goodwin, George Andrew Gordy, Alliyah Shelette Gover, Jerod Rashon Grace, Mallory Brooke Grace, Savion Cortez Green, Ashanti Kahlill Greer, Tisuan Martez Groce, Matthew Dillon Haney, Angel Verneé Hardie, Tiffany Lynn Harris, Taylor Lee Higginbotham, Donald Edward Horton Jr., Demecia Quy’tae Howard, Kasey Lafaye Hughes, Kaitlyn Cheyanne Hutto, Kayla Miciah Jackson, Kenneth Jackson Jr., Donald Dasean Johnson, Jaida Shonteia Lane, Angel Roe Lewis, LaKeshia Shuntea Luckey
M-Q Coyogla Kyncaid Maddox, Jamicheal Shaquille Mathews, Joetavius Jackez Maxwell, Xavier Merez McCluney, Miranda Ann McLendon, Taylor Ryan Meadows, Melanie Anna Mendez, Dimitrius Lloyd Miller, Johnathan Alan Noah, Brittany Leisha Oden, David Justin Pate, Marcus Terrell Patterson, Deylon Marque Pearson, Molly Rae Perry, Henry Ray Pointer, Heather Nicole Proctor
Dakota James Riddle, Shannon Lynn Rudick, Jasmine Nicole Russell, Brandy Alexandra Satterwhite, Skyler Shala Seals, Kathryn Grace Sewell, Eric Bernard Sheeley, Tykeviah Ja’Quan Sillmon, TyMeshika Jaaliyah Sillmon, Logan Taylor Sims, Autumn Brooke Smith, Bre’Tyrra Shankerra Smith, Tyler Earvin Smith, Jessica Nicole Snider, Christian Garrett Sullivan, Destin Cierre Swain, Hydea Katrece Swain, Jakorvius Diante Swain, William Zeb Taylor, Quinlan Miguel Thomas, Kelsie Leann Thompson, Corey Jarrel Threatt, Darrius Shaquan Truss, Dontavious Juantrel Truss, Lewis Herring Truss, Terrance Jarrod Truss, Timerek Lamont Truss, Brady Tyler Vanderslice, Jacob Alan Walp, Maura Caitlyn Whitten, Jonah Dalton Williams and Ian Chase Wilson
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MUNFORD HIGH SCHOOL Class: 85 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, gym
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PARENT: Paul Cockrell of Munford GRANDPARENTS: Donald and Doris Cockrell of Munford ACTIVITIES: National Merit Scholar, Beta Club, SGA, Lions Live and photography. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama and major in Journalism.
PARENTS: Scott and Gina Batey of Munford GRANDPARENTS: Dave and Linda Sailors of Munford and James and Juanita Batey of White Plains ACTIVITIES: Football, volunteer firefighter, Beta Club, SGA, yearbook and FFA. COLLEGE: Plans to attend to Gadsden State Community College, then transfer to Auburn University and major in fish and wildlife management.
PARENTS: Fredrick and Carla Franklin of Oxford GRANDPARENTS: The late Cain Loggins and Lula Loggins of Kilmichael, Miss. and Lafayette and Bertha Franklin of Oxford, Miss. ACTIVITIES: Dual-enrolled student at Gadsden State Community College, MHS Ambassador, Senior Class Reporter, Beta Club, Academic Excellence Awards, Athletic Excellence Awards (varsity football and track). COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama at Birmingham and major in nursing.
PARENTS: Kimberly Wiley of Talladega and Billy Wiley of Lincoln GRANDPARENTS: Shirley Johnson of Talladega and Junior and Lisa Wiley of Lincoln ACTIVITIES: Varsity cheer captain and UCA AllAmerican, varsity softball, SGA, Beta Club President, Homecoming Court. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University and major in biology/pre-med.
PARENTS: Thaddeus and Chanita Byers of Anniston GRANDPARENTS: The late Walter Birdsong and Delores Birdsong of Anniston, the late Otis Byers, Kedrick and Shirley Jones of Anniston ACTIVITIES: Varsity volleyball, Beta Club, SGA, MHS Ambassador. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of West Alabama and major in PreHealth/Dentistry.
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PARENTS: Janice and Karl Sikole of Munford and Randy Huter of Talladega GRANDPARENTS: Mary Pearl and Floyd Watts of Munford ACTIVITIES: Senior Beta Club, Prom Committee and 21st Century Technology Showcase. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University and major in marketing.
PARENTS: Jeff and Tammy Mayo of Talladega GRANDPARENTS: Bruce Ramey, Patsy Merritt, Frank and Elaine Williams of Talladega ACTIVITIES: Varsity cheerleader and UCA All-American, SGA, Beta Club, Homecoming Court. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University and major in nursing.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-D Eric Cruz Baird, Devonta Resharrd Banks, Chad Tanner Batey, Nakia Marshae Birdsong, Jessica Renae Blankenship, Cotia Quinyonna Bolton, Treashéar Nicole Britt, Brandon Lee Brown, Shandrea Latrice Byers, Alexis Lashea Calhoun, Corbyn Alyse Campbell, Domenic Allen Carney, Alexander Reid Champion, Wilson Zachery Champion, Christal Michaela Chapman, Gwen Ashley Cherwaty, Calvin Odell Cockrell, Cedric Jadarrius Cook, Kelsey Elise Craven, Marina Noelle Crow, Kayla Marie Cupo
E-H Sunshine Chasity Eldridge, Justin DeShawn Evans, Kelley Elizabeth Foster, Kyle Lamar Franklin, Heather Leann Freeman, Brittany Ann Gaither, Savan-
nah Renae Gaither, Xavier Kiante Jamal Garrett, Chelsea Chavon Glover, Tatyana Aljundria Gooden, Daniel Paul Gortney, Alec Gerard Hall, Breanna Renea Hall, Dustin Avery Haynes, Blake Ingram Haynie, Christopher Scott Henson, Michael James Howard, William Howle Hurst, Ashley Kay Huter
J-Q Howard Rashad Jackson, Michael Orey James, Kee`Andrae Walternez Johnson, Keegan Shawn Johnston, Emily Ann Jones, Silas Brady Jones, Corey Dale Kirk, Jessie Adam Kirksey, Jerrica Leigh Lindsey, Austin Wayne Lowrance, Emily Alice Maddox, Alexander James Marshall, Grant Gunter Mayfield, Ashleigh Lauran Mayo, Jakara Alesha McCallum, Breanna Sheniece Mckinney, Benjamin Hunter
Millard, Haley Elizabeth Mitchell, Jaylen Kanell Mitchell, Tabathia Renee Pritchett, Daniel Earl Putt
Q-Z Kyle Ransaw, Samuel Aaron Reed, Quanderious Tradell Richardson, Morgan Rae Rouse, Maranda Michelle Salers, Brandon Gauge Smith, Lillian Jeanett Smith, Kimberly Dawn Spears, Jacob Joseph Steever, Heath Allen Steffey, Kevin DeWayne Stephens, Shereka Shenaye Stockdale, Dylan Austin Ray Strickland, Heather Lynn Sweet, Patrick Scott Thornton, Eric Lee Tucker, Heather Mae Turner, Clay Franklin Upchurch, Brenden Gunnar Whaley, Morgan Elexis Wiley, La`Jackie Brenshay Wilson, Austin Troy Wolf, Maggie Elizabeth Yates and Kiana Jenae Zachary
RANBURNE HIGH SCHOOL Class: 60 Commencement: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Harlan Robinson Field Baccalaureate: 6 p.m. today, Freedom Baptist Church, Ranburne
VALEDICTORIAN Corey Lee Smith PARENTS: Carl and Becky Smith of Ranburne GRANDPARENTS: Larry and Sherella Mayfield of Heflin, Lamar and Patsy Smith of Ranburne ACTIVITIES: Alabama Youth Soccer Association State Champions, Region III Premier League back-to-back Soccer Champions, “Likely to Succeed,” Olympic Development Program State Selected
Soccer Player, second place Precalculus team at SUSCC Math Tournament, second place in the state Physics team competition, second place Scholars’ Bowl Tournament at SUSCC, 4.0 GPA, Vestavia Hills Soccer Club, DI Soccer Team, Steamers ‘95 Olympic Development Program, Beta Club, Math Team COLLEGE: Plans to attend Birmingham-Southern College on an Achievement Scholarship, Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship, Best Buy Scholarship, Cleburne County Republican Party Scholar-
ship, Cleburne County Democratic Party Scholarship and a United Daughters of the Confederacy Scholarship.
SALUTATORIAN Taylor Shari Tate PARENTS: Angel Shari Tate and Daniel Wayne Tate of Heflin GRANDPARENTS: Joyce and Kelley Patterson of Bowdon, Ga., Vicky Hudson and John and Karen
Moore, all of Carrollton, Ga., Larry and Kathy Tate of Kingsport, Tenn. ACTIVITIES: Marching Band Drum Major, English Award, third place in Vocal Music at SUSCC Language Arts Tournament, third place Pre-calculus team at SUSCC Math Tournament, one of 30 students in the state chosen to participant in the Weekend Immersed in Language Development program in Chelsea, Beta Club, Spanish Club President, Scholars’ Bowl, Math Team, Language Arts Team.
COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of West Georgia on an Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship and pursue a career in ESL education.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-G Rebecca Faith Anglin, Maggie Leigh Ayers, Michelle Elizabeth
Baughn, Kaitlyn Victoria Benefield, Tia-lisa Nicole Boyd, Logan Howard Butler, Richard Cody Buttram, Robin Maci Caldwell, Matt Dillon Carty, Jessica Lynn Caul, Chassity Nicole Darnell, Matthew Shannon Denney, Meganne Katerina Denney, Cassidy Autumn Dover, Megan Elizabeth Dowda, Kristin Amanda Dumond, Kayla Nicole Dunson, Kalee Michelle Easterwood, Brandon Dwayne Edwards, Jared Thomas Edwards, Steven Jeffery Farlow,
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RANDOLPH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Class: 50 Commencement: 7 p.m. Wednesday, football stadium Baccalaureate: 5 p.m. today, Ava Methodist Church Speaker: Ron Watters
SPRING GARDEN HIGH SCHOOL Class: 44 Commencement: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Gadsden State-Cherokee, Centre Baccalaureate: 3 p.m. today, Goshen United Methodist Church, Piedmont
PARENT: Lynell Langford of Roanoke GRANDPARENTS: Nadine and Tom Ryun of Roanoke ACTIVITIES: Girls State Representative, Football Maid, Student of the Month, Honor Roll, Entertainers of Tomorrow President, TRUTH Club President, Key Club, yearbook editor and Beta Club. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa on an Academic Scholarship.
PARENTS: Andrea and Michael Robinson of Wedowee GRANDPARENTS: Sandra and L.T. Robinson of Iuka, Miss., and Sue and Burt Borden Iuka, Miss. ACTIVITIES: All-County Softball Team, Scholar’s Bowl Team Captain, Honor Roll, R Club, Beta Club, Key Club, Entertainers of Tomorrow, Spanish Club, Juniorettes, Mu Alpha Theta, Scholar’s Bowl, softball, basketball and volleyball. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Southern Union State Community College on a Presidential Scholarship.
PARENTS: Michael and Lynn Lake and Allen Casey GRANDPARENTS: Beth and Bobby Grantham, Roxie and Freddie Leffew, Donna and Jim Tate ACTIVITIES: GPA of 98, FCCLA First Vice President, CoEditor-in-Chief of the Panther yearbook staff, FCS, Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta, math team, varsity cheerleader cocaptain and UCA All-American, “Most Intelligent,” “Friendliest,” Class Treasurer, Homecoming representative, graduate of Youth Leadership Cherokee, STEM Camp and Camp YEAH! programs. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama and pursue a degree in psychology.
PARENTS: Robert and Beth Howell GRANDPARENTS: David and Elaine Ingram, Vera Howell and the late Johnny Mac Howell ACTIVITIES: GPA of 96.15, varsity baseball and basketball, Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta, a graduate of Youth Leadership Cherokee, active member of his church youth at the Piedmont Church of the Nazarene. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University at Montgomery and pursue a degree in physical therapy.
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PARENTS: Ricky and Sharon Daniel of Wedowee GRANDPARENTS: Huey and Curtis Noles and Carolyn Daniel, all of Wedowee ACTIVITIES: All-Area Football, All-County Football, All-County Baseball, AllCounty Basketball, Boys State Representative, Gold Glove Award, Mu Alpha Theta, TRUTH Club, Key Club, FFA, R Club and Beta Club. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa on the Dr. and Mrs. John N. Todd III Scholarship and study sports medicine.
PARENTS: Richard and Laurie McKenney of Wedowee GRANDPARENTS: Jarelle and Sandra Bullock of Acworth, Ga. ACTIVITIES: Student of the Month, Honor Roll, TRUTH Club Vice President, Key Club Vice President, Mu Alpha Theta President, Beta Club, R Club, FFA, basketball and baseball. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Southern Union State Community College on a Presidential Scholarship, transfer to Auburn for pre-med and UAB for medical school.
PARENTS: Ashley and Tammi Penton. GRANDPARENTS: Joe and Ramona Holland and Wayne and Barbara Penton. ACTIVITIES: Boys State Representative, Alabama Rural Electric Association Washington, D.C. Youth Tour, Jacksonville State University Emerging Leaders program, Cherokee County Lions Club Leadership Luncheon, Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta, yearbook sports editor, varsity baseball (AllArea and All-County), four varsity letters in football, All Region Football Team, All-County Football Team and The Anniston Star All-Coverage Team. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Miles College and play baseball and major in secondary science education.
Kelsy Hope Bailey, Sarah Ashley Barnes, Hayden Leigh Bates, Miranda Lynnzey Casey, Dylan Kyle Dempsey, Douglas Trent Dickeson, Toery Clay Edwards, Laura Kathryn Fann, Dustin Jeffery Formby, Robyn Audrey Gorham, Jacob Manco Grogan, Joshua Brent Hale, Jacqueline Elizabeth Haney, Brady Van Hardin, Timothy Alan Herter Jr., Robert Chase Howell, Brian Craig Jones Jr., April Daniele Kirk, Forrest Kane Livingston, Victoria Ivy Mann, Whitney Elyse McCown, Justin Jeffery Musselman, Hunter Bryant Parker, Ciera Danielle Penton, William Hunter Penton, Tori Dawn Pierce, Ashley Leigh Pittman, Stephanie Briann Pope, Samantha Jo Reaid, Christopher Michael Shell, Morgan Brooke Short, Lydia Paige Sloan, Heather Nicole Smart, Josey Cole Smith, Kayleigh Dakota Smith, Caleb Seth Steward, Callie Jayne Thompson, Toni Breann Traffanstedt, Benjamin Jeffery Turner, Madeleine Rain Warren, Jeffery Dylan Watson, Aston Elizabeth Weaver, Chyenne Autumn Welchel and Christopher Logan Whorton
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-L Kylie Bain, Dontae Barrett, Brad Benefield, Katie Bennett, Kayla Boggs, Dillion Brown, Casey Caldwell, Cortavious Childs, Tashae Clark, Cassie Cook, Olivia Creed, Tanner Cross, Zack Dailey, Lance Daniel, Tia Fennie, Holly Gabriel, Scott Gordon, Taylor Hall, Gladys Hernandez, Lezlie Howard, Cayla Ingram, Stetson Jones, Blake Key, Mattie Kirby, Kristin Langford, Colton Lovvorn
M-Z Nick McKenney, George Moore, Timothy Nelson, Ashley Pinkard, Shaquitta Poole, Tanner Reynolds, Allison Richards, Brooke Richards, Briana Robinson, Claire Sanders, Kylan Sims, Casey Smith, Josh Smith, Katie Stephens, Madriekus Stevens, Darius Terrell, Isaac Thackston, Jacob Thackston, David Traylor, Brittney Treadwell, Summer Trigg, Mac Tyson, Melanie Watkins and Skyler Williamson
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S-Z Corey Lee Smith, Summer Skye Smith, Lance Paul Sorenson, Taylor Shari Tate, Katherine Elizabeth Thomas, Shane Eugene Tullis, Logan Kirby White, Joseph Michael Wierzbicki, Anthony Shay Wiggins, Randell Brett Wilkinson, Ashlyn Delane Wilkinson and Clayton Edmond Young
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WADLEY HIGH SCHOOL
WOODLAND HIGH SCHOOL
Class: 32 Commencement: 7 p.m. Friday, the new gym
Class: 57 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Warren Sewell Field Baccalaureate: 3 p.m. today, Noon Day Christian Church
PARENTS: Larry Moncrief of Wadley and Nancy Fuller of Lafayette GRANDPARENTS: Linda and Wayne Railey of Alexander City ACTIVITIES: “Most Likely to Succeed,” “Class Favorite,” Honor Roll, Beta Club, Math Club, Spanish Club. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Southern Union State Community College on a Presidential Scholarship, then transfer to Auburn or Huntsville to major in aerospace engineering.
PARENTS: Randy and Carol Howell of Wadley GRANDPARENT: Ann Owsley of Notasulga GREAT-GRANDPARENT: Flora Griggs of Notasulga ACTIVITIES: “Most Likely to Succeed,” “Best Personality,” “Most Outgoing,” HOBY recipient, Boys State, SGA President, FFA Chaplain, TRUTH Club President, Key Club, Beta Club, baseball captain, football captain, Football All-County. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Southern Union State Community College on a Presidential Scholarship and be in the Show Choir, then transfer to Auburn University on a Bryant-Jordan Scholarship and major in engineering.
SALUTATORIAN Harley Wilkinson PARENTS: Chad and Bonnie Wilkinson of Wadley GRANDPARENTS: Margaret Bass of Daviston and the late Barney Bass, Terry and Dorothy Wilkinson of Wadley ACTIVITIES: Girls State, “Most Likely to Succeed,” “Best Dressed,” Honor Roll for 12 years, FFA District Vice-President, yearbook editor, Key Club Vice President, FCCLA President, Beta Club. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Mississippi State University on an Excellence Scholarship, Salutatorian Scholarship, National FFA Scholarship and Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship and major in biological engineering.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION Tiffany Baldwin, Aaliyah Battle, David Briones, Alyssa Cole, Ridge Dobson, Tanesha Freeman, Daniel Green, Kayla Halker, Hannah Hamby, T.L. Heard, Arin Howell, Lauren Hughes, Luke Knight, Jonathan Lacy, Kelli Laster, Makayla Looser, Adrian Marable, Corey Ray McGill, Landon Moncrief, Marly Overton, Lesli Padgett, Courtney Pinkard, Lara Reese, Danielle Richardson, Kyle Richardson, Katelyn Schriefer, Jordan Shaver, Connor Taylor, Corey Waldrep, Bailey Watson, Makayla Wilkins and Harley Wilkinson
TALLADEGA COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL Class: 27 Commencement: 7 p.m. Thursday, Clarence Marble Gymnasium
MAGNA CUM LAUDE Nicholas Embry, Alishia Garrett, Kalesha Garrett, Brittany Sillmon, Adaria Swain, Jasmine Swain, Kavious Swain, Zana Wallace, Wilbert Wells and Jy’kiria Zimmerman
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION Chason Khalil Anderson, Jakerrin Khalil Armbrester, Kelvin Jacobe Beavers, Jacoby Emmauel Dickerson, Sancranetta Danielle Dye, Nicholas Karnard Embry, Alishia Breja Garrett, Kalesha Monique Garrett, Taylor Jamelle Garrett, Lexus LaBrea Isom, Alexsis Dominique Moreno, La’Karria Donyae’ O’Neal, Francisco Devante’ Pedraza, Julius Wayne
Player Jr., Kameron Darrell Posey, Asia Danae’ Reynolds, Tyree Chesterion Robinson, Ramone’ La’Charles Russell, Brittany Ni’Cole Sillmon, Zikerriel Niqcolet Stockdale, Adaria Latia Swain, Jasmine Kyerra Swain, Kavious J’Von Swain, Aa’liyah Shabane’ Threatt, Zana Nicole Wallace, Wilbert Wells Jr. and Jy’Kiria Simone Zimmerman
Emily Lauren Murphy Nicole Shea McLeod PARENTS: Jeffery and Pamela Murphy of Woodland GRANDPARENTS: Billy and Linda Murphy of Woodland, Emmett White of Wedowee and Carolyn Sheppard of Carrolton, Ga. ACTIVITIES: All “A” Honor Holl throughout high school, “Most Likely to Succeed,” first place in overall solo at the Kids Artistic Revue dance competition, second place in overall solo at Applause dance competition, yearbook business manager, senior class vice president, Beta Club Treasurer, Mu Alpha Theta and the Truth Club. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of North Alabama.
PARENTS: Veronica and Randal McLeod of Newell GRANDPARENTS: Lawerance and Wanda Edwards of Newell and Roy McLeod of Ranburne ACTIVITIES: All “A” Honor Roll throughout high school, “Most Outgoing,” All Around Cowgirl, State Pole Bending Champion, State Pole Bending Reserve Champion, yearbook business manager, Truth Club, Beta Club and Mu Alpha Theta. COLLEGE: Plans to attend Auburn University in Montgomery.
Jessica Diann Williamson PARENTS: Wayne Williamson of Newell and Christina Tweedy of Toney GRANDPARENTS: Blanche Williamson and the late Durward Williamson ACTIVITIES: All “A” Honor Roll throughout high school, “Best Personality,” first place in Kids Clone Championship go-kart racing, second place in Stock Light go-kart racing, Beta Club, Truth Club and Mu Alpha Theta. COLLEGE: Plans to attend The University of Alabama at Huntsville.
CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION A-L M-Z Tyler Ray Almond, Brandon Cole Argo, John Edward Austin, Amber Lynn Bales, Kyle Shane Britt, Madison Hope Brown, James Christian Burroughs, Charles Andrew Cavender, Abby Rhyan Cook, Karen Leigh Cook, Kenna Ray Craft, Amber Nicole Daley, Albert James Davis, Nicholas Brett Dukus, Jimmy Eugene Edwards Jr., Austin Ray Forehand, Cindy Gembe Garcia, Eduardo Reyes Gembe, Randal Joshua Gibbs, Anna Gale Glaze, Megan Kiana Goodwin, Michael Dylan Graben, Darien Tobie Harris, Riley Shea Harris, Casey Robert Heard, Allison Renae Herren, Michael Crayton Howard, Elizabeth Nichole Hudduleston, Macy Jo Jennings, Christopher Luke Johnson, Christopher Gene Langley
Dustin Tyler McClurg, Heather Renea McCormick, Nicole Shea McLeod, Niota Jade Michels, Elizabeth Claire Mitchum, Brittany Ann Morrison, Emily Lauren Murphy, Dylan Andrew Madison Noles, Kayla Annette Pauley, Nicholas James Phillips, Breanna Lynn Rape, Trevor Rodney Richardson, Whitney Danielle Roberts, Daniel Allen Sikes, Brianna Leah Sledge, James Austin Steeley, Samuel Will Stewart, Taylor Ciara Story, Amy Dalane Strain, Joseph Dakota Strain, Rhonda Kate Tiemersma, Guy Thomas Traylor III, Lauren Ashley Ware, Tyler Chase Williams, Jessica Diann Williamson and Jordan Elizabeth Williamson
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S C H O O L
University at Montgomery Southern College
Riley Ann McBride
National Merit Finalist
The Ohio State University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Florida Southern College
Louisiana State University
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Mississippi State University Pennsylvania State University
· Samford University · Sewanee, The University of the South Shorter University · Spring Hill College · Troy University · Tulane University · Tusculum College United States Military Academy – West Point · University of Alabama · University of Alabama at Birmingham University of Denver · University of Florida · University of Maine · University of Mississippi University of Montevallo · University of North Alabama · University of South Alabama University of West Alabama · Vanderbilt University · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Presbyterian College
Georgia Institute of Technology
Johnson & Wales University Maryville College
College of Charleston University
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Members of the Class of 2013 have received merit-based scholarship offers in excess of 4 million dollars and have been offered acceptances by the above colleges and universites.
Discover the Difference Schedule a tour with Admissions Director Sue Canter: firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-236-4459 ext. 119. Please visit www.donohoschool.com for more information and driving directions to our campus.
Published on May 18, 2013