Reid, Lang top list of 40 Longhorn grads


Harper High School’s 2014 salutatorian Taylor Reid (left) and valedictorian Madison Lang will lead a class of 40 seniors for graduation ceremonies this Friday night, June 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Harper ISD Gymnasium. — Standard-Radio Post/Danny Hirt

Forty Harper High School seniors will receive their diplomas during commencement exercises slated in the Harper Independent School District gymnasium on Friday, June 6, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The processional whereby the graduating students will enter the gym in pairs will open the event, with music provided by the HHS Band. The band will then play the National Anthem.

Cassidy Deike will offer the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Kayla Inmon.

After welcoming comments are made by Lindsey Milner, Annie Yates will present a special reading to the parents.

Madison Lang will then give her salutatory address, followed by the valedictory speech offered by Taylor Reid.

Harper High School principal Dean Eckert will lead a presentation of awards and scholarships, followed by the introduction of the administration by Baley Felts.

A response to the faculty will then be given by Destinee Love.

HISD superintendent Chris Stevenson will present the seniors for graduation.

Following the playing of the school song and fight song by the HHS Band, Sarah Whitten will lead the benediction.

The recessional will consist of “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors.

Ushers for graduation will be Rachel Maner, Angie Pascarella, Austin Noah and Guy Stevenson.

Students accepting their diplomas will include:

Preston Earl Adkins*, Ross Owen Barlow, Losson Todd Brooks*, Jaida Marie Brown*, Cody Allen Bryant, Wyatt Norval Clapper, Levi Mason Compton, Bree’Anna Danielle Daughtery*, Mason Blane Deaton* and Cassidy Scott Deike*.

Also, Hope Lynette Dillon*, Tyler Shawn Duncan, Ryan Slade Erickson, Baley Nichole Felts*, Cavin Edward Felts, Laura Gail Gonzales, Brayden Davis Hagendorf*, Chance Nelson Hale, Michael Neal Hutto and Cheyanne Rae Hyatt.

And, Kayla Renee Inmon*, Madison Sue Lang*+, Shelby Lawrence LaQuey*, Levi Brentley Lashley*, Austin James Long, Destinee Dawne Love*, James Titus McGowan*, Lindsey Erin Milner*, Shelby Jaye Morrow* and Alexander Rey Ortiz.

Also, Ta’Marya Iesha Reneé Owens, Taylor Kay Reid*+, Colton Ryan Saul, Richard Cody Smith*, Veronika Teresa Talavera*, Aaron Vazquez, Ashley Marie Weigand, Sarah Clark Whitten*, Fritz Jacob Wittkohl* and Annie Rose Yates*.

(* denotes honor students; + denotes distinguished students)

Officers for the Harper High School Class of 2014 are: Taylor Reid, president; Austin Long, vice president; Baley Felts, secretary, and Cody Smith, treasurer.

Class sponsors include Pat Buch, Allison Burow, Nancy Cantwell and Wendi Reid.

Class choices

•Flower: Gerber Daisy.

•Colors: Green and Gold.

•Song: “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors.

•Motto: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” — from the film, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

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