The Colorado High School Class of 2014 will take the final walk as seniors on Friday, May 30th at 8 p.m. at Wolf Stadium. As every year, graduation is planned for Wolf Stadium to allow plenty of space for visiting friends and family members. If inclement weather arises, the ceremony will be held in The Pit at Colorado Middle School.
Taylor Griffith earned the top spot of valedictorian this year, and she will be giving the valedictorian address during the ceremony. She is the daughter of Mike and Kaci Griffith and has attended Colorado ISD for 14 years, beginning pre-k at Kelley Elementary. Taylor plans to attend Hardin-Simmons University in the fall to play volleyball. She will major in sports medicine and plans to get her doctorate in physical therapy.
Salutatorian honored went to Cason Smith who has attended Colorado City schools for eight years. He will be attending Texas A&M University in the fall to major in engineering. He said he hopes to become a mechanical engineer to work in the aerospace industry. Cason is the son of Paul and Missy Smith.
Loraine seniors are set to walk across the stage on Friday, May 30th at 7 p.m. in the school’s cafetorium to officially become graduates. Diplomas will be presented to nine seniors during commencement ceremonies.
Tristan Mosher will receive valedictorian honors and will give the valedictorian address during the ceremony. He has attended school in Loraine for five years and is the son of Anvil and Misty Mosher. He says his ambition is to reach his highest potential, never backing down from a challenge that will allow me to live a better life and overcome adversities for his future.
Timothy Garza earned the number two spot and will be named Salutatorian of the graduating class. He is the son of Edward Garza and Cynthia Madrid, and he has attended Loraine ISD for 12 years. When asked about his future plans, he said, “I want to go out and be successful in life, live with purpose towards God and be a great example to my younger brothers, nephews and sister.”
The Westbrook Class of 2014 will walk across the stage for a final time to take their last steps as students and first steps as graduates Friday, May 30th at 7 p.m. in the WISD Auditorium.
Cole Strain earned the title of class valedictorian and will address the class as such during graduation. He is the son of Jeremy and Machelle Strain and has attended Westbrook schools for four years. He plans to attend Angelo State University to begin his path toward becoming a physician’s assistant.
Jasmine Alaniz, daughter of Patricia Alaniz, will receive Salutatorian honors on Friday. She has attended Westbrook ISD for 13 years. She plans to attend Angelo State University in the fall to work on her bachelor’s degree in education.
Graduation ceremonies for Wallace High School will be held at the amphitheater in Ruddick Park on Thursday, May 29th at 7:30 p.m.