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McKenzie High School hosted its 35th annual Academic Honors Banquet on Tuesday, March 10 at the school. The annual event is hosted by the McKenzie Rotary Club.Honorees enjoyed a dinner in the school …
McKenzie High School hosted its 35th annual Academic Honors Banquet on Tuesday, March 10 at the school. The annual event is hosted by the McKenzie Rotary Club.
Honorees enjoyed a dinner in the school cafeteria before moving to the school’s gymnasium for the honors ceremony. Terry Howell, an alumnus of McKenzie High School and former teacher and principal at the school, was the featured speaker. Howell spoke to the audience about serve to mankind and urged them to seek answers from multiple sources.
Rotary President Joel Washburn presented two $1,000 scholarships to seniors. Jenna Tucker received a $1,000 scholarship to attend Bethel University. Jackey Zheng received a $1,000 scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
MHS Principal Kelly Spivey announced each recipient’s name as they crossed the podium. Terry Howell and Sheila Ridley presented the certificates. Four-year honorees additionally received a plaque.
Freshmen — Zachery Thomas Aird, Briley Rayann Auvenshine, Ian Preston Barker, Kristin Elena Bradberry, Kassidy Alaina Brown, Ashlyn Presley Burnine, Bobby Austin Bush, Jesse Calderon, Jackson Blain Cassidy, David T. Cheney, Brianna N. Dalrymple, Hannah Ruth Dillingham, Jimmie Wray Fitzgerald, Alajah Jeanice Gilbert, Makia Nashea Halliburton, Gracelyn Dawn Henderson, Sophie Ann Hilliard, Allie Beth Laser, Lauren Maria Laser, Daniel Travis Latimer, Leah C. Matheny, Rashad D. Mccreary, Payton Renae Ognibene, Nathan Keith Price, Allyson Rayburn, Nolan Lynn Renfro, Kylie Ann Reynolds, Dylan Richardson, Adam Riley, Bryson Patrick Steele, Lexie Michelle Sullivan, Lillyann Grace Sumrok, Yajaira Vega, and Maggie Claire Walker.
Sophomores — Emma-Leigh Madison Barnett, Jaden Renee Barton, Wynter Jamison Baucum, Gracie Alyeese Blount, Carson Andrew Burke, Wesley Thomas Bynum, Shannan Marrie Cheney, Meya Rae Chesser, Andrew Alan Cole, Trey Robinson Cook, Dharma J. Dutton, Dani Susanne Dyer, William Jason Essary, Sydney Raelyn Fornera, Bethanny Abigale Gallimore, Taylor Nicole Hall, Jonah Stanley Hampton, Hayden Anthony Hudson, Raina Lee Jones, Zayden Ty Mccaslin, Collin Cordell McLearen, Madison Faith Minard, Olivia Agnes Nolin, Sadie Faith O’brien, Brittany Ann Olson, Duane Llewellyn Patrick, Andrew Josef Pershell, Garrett Allan Pettingill, Claire Nicole Price, Blair Leann Putman, Rhilee Nicole Roberson, Anna Paige Robinson, Anna Grace Spivey, Natalie Nicole Stephens, Ashlyn Doraye Swinea, Rachel Michelle Umstead, Connor Moore Viana, Kelly Juleyanne Weatherford, Landon Thomas Russell Winchester, Hadley Blaine Woodruff, and Isabelle Claire Wright.
Juniors — Maggie Blaine Aird, Lilly Kathryn Bennett, Brandon Christopher Boaz, Emilie Elizabeth-Mae Brewer, Ashleigh Nicole Britt, Anna Grace Callahan, Presley Nicole Chadwick, Ruby Lorell Chantler, Allie Grace Chappell, Ashlynn Shawn Chesser, Claire Elizabeth Cottrill, Jaden Lorenz Currie, Ashlyn Nicole Drewry, Matheu Kinkaid Eis, Tyler Timothy Fann, William Grooms Gallimore, Austin Pate Gant, Margaret May Glass, Aubree Anna Gail Glissen, Kennedy Paige Green, Logan Richard Green, Olivia Marie Henderson, Charles William Latimer, Logan Wayne Lyles, Lauren Elizabeth Mansfield, Lincoln Gabriel McReynolds, Annabelle Nicole Medford, Johnathan Terry Moore, Andrew Joseph Murphy, Nathan Ridley Nanney, Elijah Brett Seivers, Nicholas Landon Smiley, Lyndsey Brooke Summers, Eli Garrison Surber, Graycie Elizabeth Turner, Stephanie Renteria Vazquez, Dominic Alex Ventura, Presley Oleta Wallace, Kandice Jade Ward, Lydia Ruth Warren, Anna Grace Washburn, Chase Callicott Webb, Gracie Sue Webb, Richard Clay Wilson, and Levin Baine Young.
Seniors — Hannah Nicole Adkins, Desteyana Janae Allen, Tommie Jo Barker, Drew Bradford Beeler, Molly Kate Boucher, Karli Alyse Brown, Isabella Florrie Colotta, Brian Weston Cook, Hallee Brooke Davis, Shelby Danielle Davis, Moriah Jordan Momilani DeLoach, Kimberly Elizabeth Essary, Jack Thomas Fry, Giselle Garza, Daniel Alejandro Gonzalez, Andrew Nathanial Goodrum, Nikolas Ashton Heath, Madison Claire Hendrix, Braxton Donnell Hobson, Lane Thomas Horton, Evan Benjamin Jarrett, Riley Scott Joyner, Cameron Joshua Kee, Lucas Avery King, Ashton Drake Marr, Kinley La’Dawn Millsap, Witt Wallace Mitchum, Chance Tolbert Norden, Mitchell Chase Norman, Alex Matthew Parham, Sydney Grace Pate, Claudia Dale Patrick, Jensen Lynn Pewitt, Morgan Lee Rayburn, Hannah Noel Reed, Nathan Thomas Rorer, Terrance Zachery Roy, Nicholas David Simpson, Whitley Lynn Smith, Kyla Damara Steele, Lilli Noelle Taylor, Mary Camille Travis, Jenna Paige Tucker, Mary Grace Vandyke, Sabrina Vazquez, Michael Wayne White, Nathan Lavon Whitsell, Hunter Worsham, Amber Elizabeth Wright, and Jackey Qiying Zheng.
Four-Year Attendees — Hannah Nicole Adkins, Tommie Jo Barker, Drew Bradford Beeler, Molly Kate Boucher, Isabella Florrie Colotta, Brian Weston Cook, Hallee Brooke Davis, Shelby Danielle Davis, Kimberly Elizabeth Essary, Jack Thomas Fry, Daniel Alejandro Gonzalez, Madison Claire Hendrix, Braxton Donnell Hobson, Lane Thomas Horton, Evan Benjamin Jarrett, Cameron Joshua Kee, Ashton Drake Marr, Sydney Grace Pate, Claudia Dale Patrick, Jensen Lynn Pewitt, Morgan Lee Rayburn, Hannah Noel Reed, Nathan Thomas Rorer, Terrance Zachery Roy, Kyla Damara Steele, Lilli Noelle Taylor, Jenna Paige Tucker, Mary Grace Vandyke, Sabrina Vazquez, Nathan Lavon Whitsell, Amber Elizabeth Wright, and Jackey Qiying Zheng.