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Other Star Students nominees

May. 24, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

The Herald-Dispatch was flooded with nominations for outstanding graduating seniors. Here are the submission forms for other students who were nominated:

Brandon R. Adkins
Age: 18
High School: Cabell Midland
GPA: 3.9
College choice: Undecided
Accomplishments: Fellowship Baptist Church, varsity baseball, soccer, football, National Youth Leadership Forum, Who’s Who Among High School Students, honor roll (all four years), volunteer.

Eden Adkins
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 3.9
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Volleyball, Swimming,Key Club president,Newspaper Design Editor,Yearbook People Editor, Senior Class Treasurer, Student Council,Quill and Scroll,FCA, Teenage Republicans, National Honor Society

Nicholas Allen
High school: Chesapeake High School
Grade point average: 3.68
College choice: Ohio University Southern or Marshall University
Accomplishments: Nic gave up being with his friends and playing golf during his senior year in order to start his future early by attending OU Southern. Graduating 6th in class Plays guitar at Cross Community Church
*The limit of 25 words is not enough to tell you about Nic!!

Alexandria “Alex” Amorim
Age: 17
High School: Wayne
GPA: 4.0
College choice: West Virginia University
Accomplishments: Alex excels in sports and academics. She puts her heart and 110% in everything that she does. She is loved by all who know her.
 
Caleb Blackburn
High school: Ironton St. Joseph
Grade point average: 4.0
College choice: Ohio State or Marshall
Accomplishments: An All-District and All State performer in baseball, basketball and soccer while maintaining GPA of 4.0.

Melanie Dawn Beaver
Address: #6 Hawthorne Dr., Winfield, W.Va. 25213
Phone: 304-586-4571
Age:
High School: Hurricane
GPA: 3.7
College choice: Roanoke College
Accomplishments: Junior and senior year Flag Corp. and Color Guard, awards in dance, All-County Chorus, community service (choir leader, Read Aloud Program, tutoring, assisting pre-school)

Caleb Blackburn
High school: Ironton St. Joseph Catholic
Grade point average: 4.0
College: Ohio State
Accomplishments: Caleb is a member of the National Honor Society. He is also on the quiz bowl team,soccer,basketball and baseball team. He has a 4.0 and will graduate in one of the top ranks of his class. He is a leader and just a wonderful person. I am so proud he is my grandson.

Kathleen Blatt
High school: Fairland High School
Grade point average: 3.5
College: Ohio State University
Accomplishments: Member of Math, Spanish and Drama Clubs; plays softball; performed in all school plays culminating with lead role in Cinderella; co-anchor for school news.

Marisa Blatt
High school: Huntington High
Grade point average: 4+
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Member of the National Honor Society, Beta, Spanish Honorary, Art Honorary, Young Republicans, Quill and Scroll, and Fourth Estate Honorary, and volunteers for local organizations.

Kara Ann Blevins
High school: Spring Valley
Grade point average: 3.5
College: WVU
Accomplishments: National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Spanish Honors Club, Key Club, Enviromental Club, Young Republicans, Promise Scholorship Recipient, Tutors, Homeless Volunteer, Babysitter, outstanding communicator and babysiteter.

Christopher Bolen
High school: Cabell Midland High School
Grade point average: 3.75
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Honor roll/Deans list since elementary school, promoted to manager at age 17 at Mcdonalds Milton, President of DECA and 2009 Champion in FFM.
 
Travis Bowman
Age: 17
High School: Hannan
GPA: 3.9
College choice: Marshall University (accepted to School of Nursing)
Accomplishments: 18 college credit hours, class officer (two years), FBLA (three years), National Honor Society (three years), 4-H (seven years), Math Field Day Regionals, PROMISE Scholarship, track (two years), basketball (four years), football (two years), youth basketball coach, RAZE

Hannah Brewer
High school: Cabell Midland
GPA: 4.35
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Collegium Musicum, Volleyball team (captain freshman and senior year), active in church youth group - LMBC, choir, mission work in Ecuador and Louisiana, works with feeding the homeless, Math Field Day, All County Choir, Rotary Club Student of the Month.

Caleb Andrew Brownfield
Age: 18
High School: Cabell Midland
GPA: 4.63
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: soccer (two years varsity, two years captain), track (two years), Harvard Book Club Award, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, F.C.A., AP Rising Scholar Award, Algebra 2 Harvard Book Club, AP Psych award, AP Science award, YMPT (two years), Marshall University Journalism award, AP Environmental Science award, Spanish Honorary

Stephanie Ann Budrus
Age: 18
High School: Huntington High
GPA: 4.0 (UW)
College choice: undecided
Accomplishments: Speech & Debate Team, 2009 W.Va. State Champion Impromptu, After Dinner and Duo (with Tyler Rice), Quarter finalist in NCFL National Speech/Debate tournament, BETA Club, National Honor Society, Honors program, Co-captain of Ultimate Frisbee Team, Sunday School teacher.

Lydia K. Cartwright
Age: 18
High School: Huntington High
GPA: 4.0
College choice: West Virginia University
Accomplishments: She is a National Honors inductee at age 17, was considered for Yeager Scholar and coveted by many colleges and universities (WVU, Yale, Harvard, etc.)

John Castillo
High school: Huntington High
Grade point average: 3.63
College choice: The Ohio State University
Accomplishments: John has accomplished a lot. He is an Eagle Scout, senior class presient, capitan of the football team and has worked since he was 16 at Chic-fil-A, His ACT score was 30. He has been awarded an Air Force Scholarship and the National Buckeye Scholarship.

Kalyndee Cazad
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 4.25
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Honor Society, National Math and Science Awards, LeoClub, Student Council, Cheerleading,Showchoir, Presidential Student Ambassador 2 yrs, DARE club, debate club

Corey Childers
High school: Winfield High School
Grade point average: 4.7
College: Georgetown University
Accomplishments: Attended Governor's Honor Academy. Member of National Honor Society, FCA, band, Mu Alpha Theta (secretary) and Vice-President of student council. Runs track and played baseball.

Caleb Childers
High school: Winfield High School
Grade point average: 3.6
College: Xavier University
Accomplishments: Member of National Honor Society, FCA, Christian Teens and ski club. President of SADD. Runs crosscountry and track. Performed in 3 school plays.

Ashley Clark
High school: CMHS
Grade point average: 3.8775
College choice: WVU
Accomplishments: AP scholar, in Marching Band worked at Rue21, volunteered at Little Victories, A member of the National Honor Society. Selected for Morehead Honor Band,Will recieve the Mountainier Scholarship.
 
Jarrod Clay
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 3.6
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Jarrod played soccer for Midland for 4 years, is a member of the Interact Club, Sports Editor for the Medieval Times, is active with his church youth group, and an Eagle Scout with Troop 707

James Derek Collins
High school: Tolsia High School
Grade point average: 4.00
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: 4.00 GPA K-12 First Youth Ambassador for Wayne Co. Habitat for Humanity, 2009 Mr. Rebel, Tolsia H.S. 2009-10 Sunday School Teacher at Silver Creek Church Puppet Ministry Director WV Promise Scholar

Hilary Cornell
High school: Huntington
Grade point average: 4.261
College: undetermined
Accomplishments: National Merit Finalist, a member of the National Honor Society, MU Alpha Theta, and a participant in the WV Cyber Safety Summit. She has appeared in three plays at HHS (including one leading role), and she is a wonderful ballet dancer, achieving the rank of soloist with the Charleston Ballet. She has been accepted at many colleges as a pre-Med major and she will make her final decision May 1st. I know of no other graduate that has worked harder than Hilary and I do hope you will recognize her academic, community service, and artistic achievements. Thank you.

Cory Davis
High school: Ravenswood
Grade point average: 3.75
College: WVU
Accomplishments: President of 4-H club, Carbon 12- drama group. Member of Percussion band, going on local tour. Drum Major for RHS band, All State Band

Rebekah Donchatz
High school: Grace Christian
Grade point average: 4.0
College: Cedarville University
Accomplishments: MVP Varisty Baskeball Three years in a row Wendys Hesiman fianlist attended missions trips in summer including out of the country trips, (Raised money herself) Number in Graduating class THree time state finalist in WVCA Basketball winning state championship once,WVCA volley state champion , she made alltounamnet three times in Basketball

Patricia Dotson
High school: Wayne High School
Grade point average: 3.75
College: Marshall
Accomplishments: Patricia is a very good student, she is is member and of the National Honor Society, she is on the Newspaper staff, and recently won 1st place at Marshall for Sports writer. She is also a member of the girls softball team and has been since her freshman year. She is a very bright student and has done very well in all her studies, she will attend Marshall going into journalism, then onto to law school.

Katherine Endicott
Age: 18
High School: Tug Valley
GPA: 4.0
College choice: Marshall
Accomplishments: Drama class (all four years), Gov. School of the Arts (Drama), basketball (all four years), volleyball (one year), teaches Sunday School, helps at Bible School

Justin Erwin
High school: Spring Valley
Grade point average: 4.0
College: Marshall
Accomplishments: State HOSA competition winner 2 years; State track qualifier for mile; Booth Scholar, HATS participant, MU alpha theta, Student Council
 
Alissa M. Fetherolf
Age: 18
High School: Huntington High
GPA: 3.6
College choice: Marshall
Accomplishments: 5th place state tournament poetry interpretation, eight years community theater, 1st place in District Sectional and State Oratorical Contest (U.S. Constitution)

Mindy Fink
High school: Spring Valley
Grade point average: 3.25
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Mindy is an outstanding student, determined, always willing to help others. Only girl snare in the band, part of HOSA currently doing clinicals at St. Mary's, CHH, & Riverside Phys. Therapy. She will be attending MU in the fall majoring in Phys. Therapy. In addition to all the above is also working and buying her own vehicle.

Luke Finley
High school: Huntington High School
Grade point average: 3.96
College: still undecided
Accomplishments: Luke has excelled in academics, athletics (state cross country 3 years, captain track team), scouting (recent Eagle Scout), and community service (drums for church.)

Bethany Rae Fizer
Age: 18
High School: Huntington High
GPA: 3.8
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: School activities: National Honor Society, Tri-M Music and French Honorary, chamber and show choir. Volunteer services: United Way, pet shop, church choir, youth group (Dare to Share)

Brittany Foley
High school: Hannan High School
Grade point average: 4.5
College: Marshall
Accomplishments: State volleyball allstar; senior Miss Wildcat, prom princess, community service at church and elementary school, class president, cheer squad captain, National Honor Society.

Carli Followay
High school: Wayne
Grade point average: 3.79
College: Marshall University School of Nursing
Accomplishments: Active in church and school. Played volleyball and softball (9-12). Class officer (3 years), HOSA (Officer). Honor Society and completed one year of college classes.

Rachel Gilliam
High school: Huntington High School
Grade point average: 4.35
College: Transylvania University
Accomplishments: Member of National Honor Society; lettered in soccer, track and cross country; active in community service, church activities and Presbytery of WV Youth Council

Carissa Gilmore
High school: River Valley High School
Grade point average: 4.0
College: The Ohio State University
Accomplishments: National Honor Society, Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Volleyball, Art Club, Drama Club, Senior Chorus, FFA, Church Youth Group, 4-H, Miss Gallia County.

Matthew Hicks
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 3.5
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: He is in many antidrug and smoking programs in school and has been leader of raze and sadd. He recently recieved his eagle scout.

Aaron Holley
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 4.03
College: West Virginia University
Accomplishments: Civil War Reenactor/ Living Historian Musician in Professional Bluegrass Band Song Writer Church Music Team Musician WV Golden Horseshoe Winner AP Scholar National Honor Society

Jackie Hysell
High school: Huntington High
Grade point average: 3.57
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Jackie is a 2yr memember of the Huntington High School Chamber Choir, 1yr memeber of the Marching Highlander Band and Huntington Illusion Choir. She is also a Tri-M member and also in TRIO. She has voulenteer for the past 2 year with Special Olympics as a Chaperone.Jackie's goal is to become a Registered Nurse when she finishes her education at Marshall.

Jessi Ison
High school: River Valley (Cheshire OH)
Grade point average: 4.0
College: Marshall University (MOVC)
Accomplishments: Jessi is an outstanding student. She's involved in numerous clubs and voluntary activities. She's a talented artist and plans to pursue a career as a nurse anesthetist.
 
Ashley Jones
High school: Chesapeake High
Grade point average: 3.8
College choice: Huntington Cosmotology School
Accomplishments: Ashley has been singing gospel music since she was 5 yrs.old,she has sang for nursing homes participated in benifit song fest for cancer patiance,does the national anthem for sport events with her school. She is very well liked by teachers and fellow students.She also plays the piano and sings for her home church.She is a vey good role model for kids her age.

Madison Jones
High school: Wayne
Grade point average: 2.84
College: Ashland Technical and Community College
Accomplishments: Played football 9-12. All-Cardinal Conference (12). Played on 2006 AA State Championship team. HOSA. Assists with grandmother's care. Is a church member.

Zach Jordan
High school: Fairland High School
Grade point average: 3.5
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Member of the varsity basketball team and baseball team for four years and still seemed to maintain a high grade point average, even with multiple games a week. Always takes his education seriously. Community service- refs buddy league basketball games for the girls.

Andrew Keffer
High school: South Point High School
Grade point average: 4.00
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Soccer, Track, Tri-State Youth Orchestra, County and District Honor Bands, National Honor Society, Senior Salute, MU Alpha Theta, Sonrise Club, STEM Academy, SCORES, Class Officer.

Meghan Law
High school: Grace Christian School
Grade point average: 3.75
College: Piedmont Baptist College
Accomplishments: awarded J.P. Hutchinson Memorial Scholarship,AACS Honor Society,3 year varsity cheerleader, WVCEA all-state cheerleader, 2 time WVCEA Fine Arts Competition Bible Teaching State Winner

Cody Lambert
High school: Lincoln County High School
Grade point average: 3.5
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Student body president Hgtn. Mall Teen Board; 2 Yrs. playing Basketball; Football 3 years (captain ‘08); Yearbook staff.

Chloe A. Lemaster
High school: Tolsia
GPA: 4.0
College:
Accomplishments: plays and studies piano, teaches Bible class, volunteers at 3 Rivers (had back brace and knee surgery in the past two years)

Nikki Lindsey
High school: Cheapeake High
GPA:3.39
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: National Honor Roll, Honor Roll, National Beta Club, Who’s Who Among American High School Students, softball conference and sectional champions, all-district volleyball; seven sports letters

Chelsea Mayes
High school: Spring Valley High School
Grade point average: 4.0
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) President, NHS, Spanish Club President, Award Winning Essay, serves on Church committees, has been accepted in MU's School of Nursing.

Lauren McAlister
High school: Grace Christian
Grade point average: 4.02
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: American Christian Honor Society, Class Secretary, Teenage Conservatives, English Scholars, Kindergarten Aide, Choir, Church Youth Group, All American Scholars, Who's Who, Daughters of the American Revolution Citizenship Award, The Promise Scholarship

Chelsea McClelland
High school: Chesapeake High
GPA: 3.14
College: Kent State University
Accomplishments: National Beta Club, Honor Roll, Quiz Bowl Team, Who’s Who Among American High School Students, lettered in Cross Country and track; homecoming attendant; Student Council

Brittany McComas
High school: Winfield
Grade point average: 3.4
College: Charleston University
Accomplishments: Additional College Classes Completed.
Represented Winfield High At Education Conference Home Coming Queen Candidate Modeled Local Showing Primo Ballerina, Ballets danced ,Nut Cracker Marshall Artist.

Adam McDermott
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 3.98
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: 3rd Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do/ Junior Instructor. Trumpet Marching Band. All County five years, All regional four Years. Church Orchestra. 4-H Teen Leader, Academic Booster Award, People to People Australia, Outstanding Jr. Male (Phys. Ed.)

Brittany Messer
High school: Spring Valley High School
Grade point average: 3.9
College: Alderson-Broddus
Accomplishments: She is the secretary for the National Honor Society at SVHS. Was a captain for the Girls Soccer team and a 4 year letter earner. Is a member of Booth Scholars and many other clubs.

Joshua Eldon Mills
Age: 17
High School: Wayne
GPA: 3.7
College choice: University of Kentucky
Accomplishments: Honor Society, AP classes for college credit, PROMISE Scholarship, UK Provost scholarship, Quiz Bowl, Sports Editor for yearbook, baseball (all four years), football (all four years), special and honorable mention: All-State, Cardinal Conference, All Wayne County Team, Football Leadership Award 2007, RAZE, hugger in Special Olympics, active at Lick Creek Baptist Church, employed by church to mow and worked on local day care building last summer, studies guitar and paints in oils

Morgan Elizabeth Milton
Age: 18
High School: Wayne
GPA: 3.7
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: State winner in HOSA, National Honor Society, Captain of the flag team, in the marching band, volunteer with veteran activity

Kyle Mitchell
High school: Gallia Academy
Grade point average: 3.2
College: Undecided
Accomplishments: 1st team all seoal in Basketball ,1st team all district in Basketball, MVP for the GAHS Blue Devils Basketball Team. Participated in the District 13 Allstar Game held at Rio Grande College on March 23. GPA 3.2

Alison Morris
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 4.16
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Alison has a 4.16 GPA and is a recepient of the A. Michael Perry Scholarship, member of National Honor Society and is a St. Mary's volunteen.

Shannon Morrison
High school: Dawson-Bryant
Grade point average: 3.8
College: Ohio State University

Stephanie Nace
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 3.0
College: Marshall CTC (Culinary Program)
Accomplishments: Stephanie believes there are many rewarding aspects to cooking, she has earned the first MCTC College Transition scholarship, nominated St. Mary's Cafeteria volunteen, and more...

Alexandra Nelson
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 4.1
College: Marshall
Accomplishments: Promise Scholarship; Student Council; Yearbook; Honors Society; French Honorary; Academic Boosters Award; Honors and AP Classes; Big Brother/Big Sisters; Special Olympics; Food Pantry; Operation Christmas Child; Piano, Guitar, Handbell Choir; Soccer, Cross Country, Softball.

Jesse Lee Patterson
Age: 17
High School: Cabell Midland
GPA: 4.2
College choice: West Virginia Wesleyan College
Accomplishments: Jesse is in Cabell Midland Show Choir, Honor Society, French and Tri M Music Honorary, attends and instructs dance, member of Bates Memorial Presbyterian Church

Joshua Todd Perry
High school: Wayne High School
Grade point average: 3.8
College: MoreHead state univ
Accomplishments: whs football, booth scholar; football leadership award whs; national honor soc.; wayne elem vol reader; whs Raze

Miranda Pierson
Age: 16
High School: Cabell Midland
GPA: 3.9
College choice: Alderson-Broaddus College
Accomplishments: She will graduate at age 16.  All County Choir, All State Choir, Chamber Choir, Collegium Musicum, Show Choir, Academic Team Captain, MU Alpha Theta

Angela Pino
High school: Huntington High School
Grade point average: 3.8
College: Emerson College
Accomplishments: Beta Club, Editor: school paper, SCORES Winner, GSA, United High School Media Winner, Thespians, Hosted Alex's Lemonade Stand for Pediatric Cancer Research, All County Choir.

Jacob Preece
High school: Cabell Midland High School
Grade point average: not available
College choice: Marshall University or St. Mary's School of Nursing
Accomplishments: Accepted to both Marshall University School of Nursing, and St. Mary's School of Nursing. ACT score of 29. Musician, Songwriter, Plays guitar, and sings in River Cities Community Churches Youth Band. Plays guitar and sings in Dietz Holler Boys Band. Works part-time job at Subways in Proctorville.

Keith Queen
High school: Wayne
Grade point average: 3.0
College: Marshall
Accomplishments: Active in HOSA.  Loves the outdoors.  Works.  Church member.  The guy neighbors and friends go to when something needs to be done.

Michael Ray
High school: Huntington High
Grade point average: 4.1
College: Carnegie Mellon
Accomplishments: National Merit Finalist; Student Body President; Honors Program; President & Founder of Peace Through Understanding Club; National Quiz Bowl Team competitor; Latin Club Historian.

Eric Salyers
High school: Fairland
Grade point average: 3.85
College choice: University of Cincinnati
Accomplishments: Eric has been member of Spanish Club, Mu Alpha Theta, FCCLA. Eric is active member of First Baptist Church of Proctorville and played football and basketball.

Jimmy Scheidler
High school: Winfield
Grade point average: 4.12
College choice: WVU (pre med)
Accomplishments: Gifted program 3rd-8th grade-Member Fellowship of Christian athlete's-Vice Pres.Mu Alpha Thata- Volunteer Union Mission Homeless Shelter & Community Cupboard-Varsity basketball & track.

Johnathon Schweickart
High school: Ironton High School
Grade point average: 3.0
College: Ohio State
Accomplishments: 3.0 GPA, Quarterback, Division IV All-State Honorable Mention, 2 time- 1st team All-District, 2 time -Honorable Mention All-League (SEOAL), handled all kicking for team,averaged over 40 yards per kick. Basketball- All-District & All-League. Student Council Secretary, 4 year volunteer Special Olympics, volunteer city youth league coach for football, selected as a participant in the Top Gun Football Challenge, Ohio Jr. Nationals Basketball team, 3 yr. varsity letterman in football, basketball & baseball.

Amanda Sellers
High school: Spring Valley
Grade point average: 3.5
College: Marshall
Accomplishments: Math Field Day Winner, MU Alpha Theta Math Club, Special Olympics volunteer, Varsity Soccer

Courtney Sealey
High school: Hurricane High School
Grade point average: 3.38
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Four Year Award Winning Marching Band Student; Track Participant; Who is Who Amoung Americn High School Students.Past Volunteer for the Putnam County Animal Shelter, 3 year lifeguard at Foxfire Resort, 2 year Upward Bound Soccer Coach with Milton Baptist Church.

Andrew Senior
High school: Huntington High School
Grade point average: 4.48
College: Wittenberg University
Accomplishments: Andrew is an exceptional hardworking student. He play football, runs track, and is a member of MU Alpha Theta. Honorable mention all MSAC Football.

Shana Slash
Age: 17
High School: Huntington High
GPA: 3.5
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Track team, dance team, Outstanding Black High School Student, TRIO, Ebony Essence Club, honor roll and graduating 88 of 389 in her class

Ellen Sparks
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 4.1
College: Lennore- Rhyane
Accomplishments: Ellen is in the math club, quill and scroll,and a member of the track team.She also works with the elderly.

Stephanie Spencer
High school: Spring Valley High School
Grade point average: 3.8
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Member of National Honor Society, SOAR, Senior Salute, HOSA, Teen Institute Staff, Friends of Rachel, girls soccer, girls tennis, member of New Baptist Church youth.

Spencer Mark Smith
Age: 18
High School: Huntington High
GPA: 4.1
College choice: The Ohio State University
Accomplishments: National Honor Society, Student Body Secretary, Speech & Debate Team, football team videographer, Mountaineer Boys State, Eagle Scout, St. Joseph Catholic Church altar server, guitar

Taylor Spears
High school: Fairland
Grade point average: 3,5
College choice: Ohio Univesity
Accomplishments: He has been in men's choir for four years and in Varsity vocals for one year.He also belongs to Tri-M. He was just voted by his classmates most courtious senior.

Brandon Alexander Stanley
Age: 18
High School: Huntington High
GPA: 3.6
College choice: Marshall University (engineering school)
Accomplishments: Honor student, co-captain of football team, accomplished musician (guitar), dedicated to exercising (lifts weights regularly), polite and kind person (a real gentleman), devoted son, brother and grandson

Kristen Stephens
High school: Wayne High School
Grade point average: 3.8
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Yearbook, editor-in-chief; NHS, Skills USA, treasurer; lead female role in High School Musical; Newspaper staff; SCORES; WVU High School Journalism Competition, 3rd place design.

Steven Stowers
High school: Huntington High School
Grade point average: 3.86
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Four years of Honor Roll, Four year Marching Band member, Two year Percussion Section Leader, Pep Band member, Church and Community volunteer.

Courtney Strickland
High school: Green High School
Grade point average: 3.7
College: Marshall
Accomplishments: Courtney is a member of the National Honor Society , all county honors choir, Cheerleading, band, flag corp., spanish club, dance team, river days dance team, red cross volunteer (red,white and youth.

Stephanie Stroud
High school: Spring Valley High
Grade point average: 4.0
College choice: Marshall University - School of Medicine
Accomplishments: Involved in Teen Institute Huger for Special Olympics Volunteered at St.Mary's Hospital Jazz Band 4 Years Color Guard 4 Years Majorette 2 Years Feature Twirler 1 Year

Jennifer Sturgeon
High school: Cabell Midland High School
Grade point average: 4.449
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Graduate Very High Honors, Student Council, Honor Society, Tennis, Show Choir, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish Honorary, All County Choir, Who's Who Among American High School & Mathematic Students, FCA, Teenage Republicans, Academic Booster Award, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation volunteer for 12 years.

Seth Tackett
High school: Spring Valley High School
Grade point average: 3.85
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Varsity Football, co-captain. powerlifting, track team, JROTC, alumni of People to People Student Ambassadors to Austrailia. Plays baritone & piano.Will attend Marshall for Engineering

Jason Thompson
High school: Wayne
Grade point average: 3.92
College: Morehead State
Accomplishments: Football and Baseball (9-12),  all-state honorable mention in both plus many other recognitions.  Honor Society.  Class officer.  Booth Scholar.  12 hours college credit earned.

Kathryn Thornton
High school: Cabell Midland High School
Grade point average: 4.2
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: taking 3 AP classes; Lewis Memorial Baptist Church missions team and praise team; Hospice of Huntington volunteer since the age of 10; helps care for her sick grandfather daily; Huntington Mall Fashion Advisory Board

Rosetta Tillet
High school: Huntington
Grade point average: 4.0
College choice: Concord
Accomplishments: Rosetta is a star student because she has kept a grade point average of 3.8 or more all year long. She participates in community activities such as raze and baptist youth fellowship at her church and other programs that I don't know the name of. She will be attending college.

John Wesley Trautwein
Age: 18
High School: Wayne
GPA: not available
College choice: not available
Accomplishments: He has worked at the Lavalette Fire Department for several years.

Aaron Nicholas Ward
Age: 18
High School: Fairland
GPA: 3.7
College choice: Rio Grande
Accomplishments: Honor roll student, varsity vocal choir, 5th Ohio District Most Valuable Player--track and field, football punter and wide receiver, non smoker

Emily Watson
Age: 18
High School: Cabell Midland
GPA: 3.95
College choice: Marshall
Accomplishments: Who’s Who in Mathematics, National participant in DECA, People to People Student Ambassador, CMHS Color Guard (all four years), lifeguard, Business Finance Award

Kyle Hunter Webb
Age: 19
High School: Chesapeake
GPA: 3.95
College choice: Marshall University
Accomplishments: National Honor Society, Beta Club, basketball (1st team All-OVC, District 13 Player of the Year, 3rd team All-Ohio), football (All-OVC and All District Team Honorable Mention)

Michelle Wilson
High school: Wayne
Grade point average: 4.0
College: Marshall
Accomplishments: Will represent WV in Skills USA-graphic arts (WV gold medalist) competition. Honor Society (officer). Class secretary.  Ran track. NP Staff (10). Active in church.

Holly Wilson
High school: Fairland High School
Grade point average: 4.4
College choice: Undecided
Accomplishments: Senior Class, Math, and Spanish Club President, National Honor Society Vice, Dance Team Captain, World Champion Horseback Rider, National Merit Commended Scholar, Senior Salute Winner

Danielle Winningham
High school: Cabell Midland
Grade point average: 3.46
College choice: Ohio University
Accomplishments: Track & Field State Champion twice. Ray McCoy Trophy 2006 winner. Volunteered for Hershey Youth Track & Field and Huntington Mall Fashion Advisory Board.

Hannah Workman
High school: Point Pleasant
Grade point average: 3.6
College: Marshall University
Accomplishments: Drum Major Black Knight Marching Band, Senior Class Secretary, National Honor Society, Promise Scholar, "Mothman" Play lead role, 4H Charter Member, member New Hope Baptist.

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