High SchoolValedictorianActivities & Honors
Anna Jonesboro Community High SchoolLexie LingleLexie is an Illinois State Scholar. She was a VCA All-American cheerleader and National Honor Society vice president. Lexie also served as an American Red Cross Blood Drive coordinator for 2 years.
Benton Consolidated High SchoolOlivia BarclayOlivia is an Illinois State Scholar. She was a Student Chamber member. She was also a member of the National Honor Society.
Bernie High SchoolLandon ZollLandon was fourth in Missouri state history for three pointers made in a season. He was named to all-conference and all-district for basketball. He also served as vice president of Senior Beta Club and the senior class.
Bloomfield High SchoolParker Levi HeatonParker was named Elks Student of the month, He received the Presidents Excellence Award, The George Washington Carver Award, College Prep Certification and 3years of the Citizenship Award. He was in Beta Club and FFA. Parker will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Bunker High SchoolKatie McClanahanKatie was president of Beta Club and FBLA. She also was class president for 4 years.
Calloway County High SchoolElle CarsonElle was a 4-year class officer. She was a state qualifier for FFA & FBLA placing 1st in Business Ethics. She was KHSAA Region 1 Player of Year for Soccer and a 3 time KHSAA Triple Threat award recipient.
Campbell High SchoolHannaha Kay LittrellHannah attended Missouri Girls State. She was part of volleyball team that won Bootheel Conference tournament 5 years in a row. She also held a job at an elderly nutrition center and loved the people as much as they loved her. Hannah will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Central High SchoolEmma McDougalEmma was a National Merit Finalist. She scored a 36 on the ACT. She was the viola section leader and named to District Honors Orchestra. She served as president of CHS Thespian Troupe and Vice President of NHS.
Carterville High SchoolJason AllenJaxon served as National Honor Society President. He was a member of the ACES academic team and played football. He also served as District Student Council president.
Central R-3 High School (Park Hills)Breanna WhaleyBreanna graduated with an Associate’s degree before graduating high school. She was cheer captain and an NCA All-America cheerleader. She was a reader’s theater state finalist.
Century High SchoolDebra BakerDebra was an advanced Honors ecscrow Recipient. She was a member of the Beta Club. She has been accepted into a nursing program.
Chaffee High SchoolPaige Marie SchaeferPaige received a grand award for Mechanical Deisgin and Drafting. She placed 2nd in MoDot bridge competition. Her Robotics Team got 1st Place at state. She also competed in the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Houston.
Cobden High SchoolAubrey FisherAubrey is a College Board National Rural and Small Town Scholar. She was Illinois Senior Beta Club State Secretary. She was also a Fellowship of Christian Atheletes Leader.
Delta High SchoolEmily LandeweeEmily was a cross country runner, a state qualifier and academic all state all 4 years. She also ran track. She was involved in Student Council, National Honor Society, FBLA, FFA, Art Club and 4-H
Dexter High SchoolRyder William BolesRyder won back to back Bloomfield Christmas Tournaments. He was named Prom King. He went to tennis districts 2 years. He also placed in the top 10 of SCAA Cross Country meet.
Dongola High SchoolMadeline G. KellerMadeline was in Beta club. She was on the WYSE team for 4 years. She played sotball for 4 years, bing anem to first team all-conference.
DuQuoin High SchoolAddison CarverAddison received the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens award. She was NHS President, Student Senate President, an Illinois State Scholar, and Won a Rising Star Award at IDTA dance competition her Junior year
Eagle Ridge Christian SchoolLogan SchwiegerLogan was a member of Honors Society and Student Council. He was all-state and all-conference player in Soccer and basketball. He was a gold medalist in shot put and disc.
East Carter County High SchoolCory MeyersCory was a member of Game club, E-Sports club and Literature club. Cory was class president for 2 years and served on student council.
East Prairie High SchoolJulianna PearsonJulianna was president of Future Teachers of America. She wa a Beta National premier performer. She was a drum major and the dance team captain. Julianna will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Egyptian High SchoolMackenzie WilliamsonMackenzie was a member of Beta Club and Student Council. She received multiple awards in English, Social studies, Math and Science. Mackenzie will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Ellington High SchoolMadeline BufordMadeline ran for Missouri Beta Secretary. She was Student Council President. She received the presidential excellence award. She was name to Academic all-state in Softball and All-conference in Softball.
Gideon High SchoolJarret SmithJarret was a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club. Jarret received awards for English, 1, 2 & 3, Health/Careers, Nutrition, Physical Science, Biology, World History, Missouri History and Geometry. Jarret will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Hardin County High SchoolMelissa WintersMelissa was class vice president. She played softball for 4 years and was part of the school’s first volleyball team. She participated in Academic Challenge (ACES) placing 1st in sectionals and 4th at state in Physics.
Herrin High SchoolKelsey JurichKelsey was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was NHS and FBLA President. She was also name to all-state volleyball.
Holcomb High SchoolAbby Grace HellebuschAbby attended Sophomore Pilgrimage and Missouri Girls State. She received the FFA state degree. She served as Beta Club President. She also went on a mission trip to Honduras. Abby will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Jackson High SchoolWinston J. PaisWinston attended Missouri Scholars Academy. He also attended Missouri Boys State. He was in FBLA. He also participated in the National Chemistry Olympics.
Leopold High SchoolKyleigh LewisKyleigh was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. She received Volleyball Academic All State Honors. She served as Beta Club President. She’s also a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.
Malden High SchoolEmma Jane EarnheartEmma served as class president for 4 years. She was student body president. She was yearbook editor and a cheerleader. She also was lead vocalist in Beta Club Group Talent and show choir performances.
Marquand-Zion High SchoolCharlotte Ruby StallardCharlotte served as Beta Club president. She attended sophomore pilgrimage. She was volleyball captain and named volleyball MVP for 3 years.
Marshall County High SchoolEthan MorganEthan was a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar. He served as student council president. He was a member of the golf team. He served as Interact, Junior Rotary co-president.
Meadow Heights High SchoolTitus Andrew AckmanTitus was a member of Beta Club and FFA. He was a member of the Beta Robotics team that placed 2nd at state for 2 years and then 3rd at National Beta Club competition both years. Titus will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Meridian High SchoolMalik BallardMalik was involved in Beta Club, National Honor Society and Phi Theta Kappa. Malik is also a President’s Award Scholar
Murphysboro High SchoolElana QasemElana was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a voice of democracy Essay Contest District Winner & State Finalist. She was president of the National Honor Society.
Murray High SchoolClaire WhitakerClaire was class president. He was rotary student of the Month. He also served Beta Club vice president.
Naylor High SchoolKaylynn JohnsonKaylynn was recognized with All District Honors for 2 years, all conference for 3 years and Academic All-state honors all 4 years in girl’s basketball. She also served as class president.
New Madrid County CentralHannah Marie FariesHannah served as drum major. She was a member of Beta Club and choir. She also was a founding member of Writer’s Guild. Hannah will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Norris City-Omaha-Enfield High SchoolWil SuttonWil was named an Illinois State Scholar. He served as vice president and president of Pep Club. He was on the scholar bowl team. He also was a 1st and 2nd place medalist in Physics and Math for the ACES competition.
North Pemiscot High SchoolJayden HunterJayden attended Missouri Girls State. She served as Beta Club and senior class president. She participated in volleyball and FBLA.
Notre Dame Regional High SchoolClaire SouthardClaire was a National Merit Scholar and 1 of 4 females in Missouri named a Presidential Scholar semi-finalist. She was published in a literary journal. She was in top 8 in country on National French exam. She was a state qualifier in 11 state competitions in areas ranging from scholar bowl, to tennis to flute to piano.
Oak Ridge High SchoolErin Paige GrayhekErin was class president for 4 years. She was selected for Sophomore Pilgrimage and Missouri Girls State. She served as Student council and National Honor Society president. She also received a 1 Rating in district and gold rating in state piano competition.
Perryville High SchoolAmari MooreAmari was captain of the Academic Team. She was a member of the Drama Club. She received the President’s Volunteer Service Award. She received Honorable Mention to Missouri Top 100 Students.
Pope County High SchoolEmma CollierEmma was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was named 2019 GEC Most Valuable Player for Softball. She was also named to 2019 All State 2nd Team and All South 1st Team for Softball.
Poplar Bluff High SchoolLauren RobertsonLauren participated in Missouri Scholar’s Academy. She was Academic Team captain. She was a member of the National Honor Society. She play Morticia Addams in the school production of “The Addams Family”.
Portageville High SchoolDrew IrbyDrew was name to first team all-state and Academic all-state for basketball. He was selected for Missouri Boys State. He also served as Student Body president.
Puxico High SchoolCaleb RobisonCaleb received the FFA State Degree. He was a Boys State nominee. He served as Class president. He also was a Beta Club member. Caleb will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Saxony Lutheran High SchoolMegan BenkendorfMegan was a National merit Finalist. She was named to the Missouri Top 100 Scholars. She got a 36 on the ACT. She was an all District Band participant. She also got letters in Tennis and Band.
Scott City High SchoolKayla McCainKayla was a drum major. She was secretary of her senior class. She was a member of Student Council and National Honor Society. She also served as FBLA president and went to state competitin for FBLA. Kayla will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Scott County Central High SchoolLydia CanadyLydia graduated with 37 college hours. She was president of the National Honor Society. She was a member of student council, beta club, History Club, FCCLA while playing 2 sports and working part time. Lydia will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Senath-Hornersville High SchoolGavin FryGavin was a student volunteer with the National Weather Service. He was an all district varsity golf member. He is an American Meteorological Society undergraduate scholarship recipient.
Sesser-Valier High SchoolDerek SampleDerek was elected Illinois Section 21 FFA president. He was an Illinois Youth & Government Committee Chair. He was a 2-time Math Team Regional Champion. He was a four time ACES Team Regional Champion.
Sikeston High SchoolTrinity LandTrinity was a link crew leader. She graduated Summa cum laude earning a full ride scholarship.
South Iron High SchoolAurellia Mills-RhodesAurellia was president of the student council, senior class, Senior Beta and South Iron Students Community Connection. She placed 2nd in Two-Dimensional Design at State Beta. She became a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Sparta High SchoolAllison RheineckerAllison was named an Illinois State Scholar. She served as senior class president. She was a member of the National Honor Society. She was also named to all conference volleyball for 2 years.
St. Mary High School (Paducah)Megan LorchMegan was captain of varsity soccer, varsity cheerleading and varsity tennis. She served as senior class president. She was also Paducah Bank Teen Ambassador.
Steeleville High SchoolKaylee LuehrKaylee served as class secretary for 3 years. She placed first in physics at ACES competition. She was also a member of lifesavers for 4 years.
Thomas W. Kelly High SchoolAlaney MooreAlaney broke her school’s all time scoring record in basketball. She received all-state honors in softball and track. She attended state competitions in 3 of the 4 sports she was involved in. She attend FFA state convention and placed in FFA knowledge.
Thompsonville High SchoolAlexis McFarlandAlexis played volleyball and was a cheerleader. She was a member of the National Honor Society, FFA and Science Club
Trico High SchoolKaden WilsonKaden was named an Illinois State Scholar. He received the Illinois Principal Association Student Achievement Award. He received the Southern Illinois Society of High School Achievement Award. He also was name his school’s Male Athlete of the year.
Twin Rivers High SchoolErin InmanErin was president of FBLA. She was an officer in Student Council, FCCLA, FCA and participated in Beta Club and varsity softball. She placed in state level competitions in science and client services.
Woodland High SchoolEmma ScottEmma served as class president for 4 years. She was a member of FBLA, FCCLA, Beta Club, and Pep Club. She received the Optimist Outstanding Youth Award for 2 years. Emma will attend Southeast Missouri State University
Woodlawn High SchoolNicole DeckerNicole was named an Illinois State Scholar. She was a member of the Honors program, National Honors Society and Youth and Government.
Zalma High SchoolLogan LemonsLogan received the Glory of Missouri Award for Liberty. Logan received the Marble Hill Optimist Youth Appreciation Award. Logan graduated with 27 college credit hours. Logan will attend Southeast Missouri State University