2007-06-02 / News

Top high school graduates named

Beacon photos by Scott Rawson.

Lakewood High School: Twin sisters Kalee (right, salutatorian) and Mattie (left, valedictorian) McCord took the top academic spots for Lakewood High School this year. Kalee is headed to Ohio University at Zanesville and Mattie's going to OSU's main campus. Lakewood High School: Twin sisters Kalee (right, salutatorian) and Mattie (left, valedictorian) McCord took the top academic spots for Lakewood High School this year. Kalee is headed to Ohio University at Zanesville and Mattie's going to OSU's main campus. LAKE AREA- The best and the brightest students from all the lake area high schools are ready to conquer whatever awaits them after graduation, but not after enjoying a long and relaxing summer. This year's lake area valedictorians and salutatorians are:

Sheridan High School: Four students share the title of valedictorian at Sheridan High School this year. Left to right, they are Allison Wills, Heidi Bowles, Emily Forgrave, and Molly Brink. Allison will attend Muskingum College, where she'll major in biology; Heidi is headed to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City to study musical theatre; Emily will major in pre-pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati; and Molly's going to The Ohio State University. Sheridan High School: Four students share the title of valedictorian at Sheridan High School this year. Left to right, they are Allison Wills, Heidi Bowles, Emily Forgrave, and Molly Brink. Allison will attend Muskingum College, where she'll major in biology; Heidi is headed to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City to study musical theatre; Emily will major in pre-pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati; and Molly's going to The Ohio State University. Liberty Union High School: Liberty Union High School senior Kenzie George (left) is this year's salutatorian, and Beth Underwood (center) and Rachel Foltz (right) share the title of valedictorian. Liberty Union High School: Liberty Union High School senior Kenzie George (left) is this year's salutatorian, and Beth Underwood (center) and Rachel Foltz (right) share the title of valedictorian. Millersport High School: (left to right) Jessica Henderson, valedictorian, and Elizabeth Slater, salutatorian. Jessica plans to attend Ohio University at Lancaster and Elizabeth is headed to OSU Newark to study education. Millersport High School: (left to right) Jessica Henderson, valedictorian, and Elizabeth Slater, salutatorian. Jessica plans to attend Ohio University at Lancaster and Elizabeth is headed to OSU Newark to study education. Excel Academy: Excel's 2007 valedictorian is Shannon Mahood. Salutatorian Kelly Dickerson is not pictured. Excel Academy: Excel's 2007 valedictorian is Shannon Mahood. Salutatorian Kelly Dickerson is not pictured.

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