ASHTON — On Saturday, 41 seniors from Hannan High School will receive their diplomas during the school’s 88th commencement ceremony which begins at 11 a.m., inside the gymnasium.
This year, Maggie Elizabeth Waugh has been announced as class valedictorian and Joshua Aaron McCoy has been named salutatorian. Both will address classmates in separate speeches during commencement.
Waugh of Apple Grove, will be attending Potomac State College on a full one year tuition waiver from winning a Livestock Judging Competition through the FFA at Hannan. She will be majoring in Agriculture and Education. Activities include: FFA, Livestock Judging, FBLA, Student Council, SADD, RAZE, NHS, Mount Zion Baptist Church Youth Group, Varsity Girls Basketball. She is the daughter of John and Carla Waugh.
McCoy of Frazier’s Bottom, will be attending Marshall University, majoring in Pre-Med. Activities include: National Honor Society President, Varsity Basketball, Varsity Track. He is the son of Joe McCoy and Lisa Wilson.
Honors graduates from the Class of 2017 include:
Summa Cum Laude: (4.01+ GPA): Maggie Elizabeth Waugh, Joshua Aaron McCoy, Kelsey Lenee DeVries, Makayla Cheyenne Adkins.
Magna Cum Laude: (3.81-4.00 GPA): Shelby Lynn Long.
Cum Laude (3.50-3.80): Tyler Ray Connor, Samantha Elaine Graley, Timothy James Parsons, Zachary Grant Parsons.
A complete list of graduates is as follows with *** denoting Summa Cum Laude (4.01+ GPA); ** denoting Magna Cum Laude (3.81-4.00 GPA); * denoting Cum Laude (3.50-3.80 GPA):
Makayla Cheyenne Adkins***, Timothy William Akins, Mackenzie Christine Barker, James Carl Bledsoe, Nicole Ann Byrd, Justin Louie Michael Call, Tyler Ray Connor*, Kelsey Lenee DeVries***, William Charles Fielder II, Alex Daniel Ford, Jonathan Ray Graley, Samantha Elaine Graley*, Bailey Elizabeth Harless, Corey Thomas Hudnall, Nicholas Lee Hughes, Darien Cole Janicker, Brittany Nicole Lane, Kelsie Yvonne Lee, Hunter Levi Lemaster, Shelby Lynn Long**, Robert Douglas Mask, Desire Dakota Kate Mayes, Adrianna Dawn McBride, Joshua Aaron McCoy***, Connor James Miller, Aletha Hope Moore, Bailey Cree Oldaker, Timothy James Parsons*, Zachary Grant Parsons*, Michael David Peak, Michael Anthony Powell, Joseph Allen Rollins, Sidney Parker Ross, Stephen Gabriel Runyon, Taylor Brooke Scarbrough, Zachary Calvin Smith, Madison Elizabeth Staggs, Tanner Bryce Stover, Maggie Elizabeth Waugh***, Jarod Matthew Weikle, Isaiah Samuel White.