South Fulton graduates to don caps and gowns Friday night
Valedictorian Alex Burrow and salutatorian Chelsea Cox, members of the Class of 2008 at South Fulton High School, will give the high honors address at graduation Friday evening in the SFHS gym at 5:30 p.m. Adam Stephens, principal, will welcome those celebrating the occasion and Bart Netherland, class president, will also address the graduates and their guests.
Stephens will be joined in presenting diplomas by Obion County School Board member from South Fulton Rodney Taylor, Obion County Director of Schools David Huss and other members of the school board.
Huss will also add comments to the evening and will offer the pronouncement of graduates.
Members of the class, whose sponsors are Katie Gray, Bryant Driver and Ped Foster, include Ashley Janelle Akers (reporter), Hunter Blake Angel, Michael Anthony Beamish, Samantha Michelle Benjamin (historian), Brittany Nicole Birmingham, Caela Elizabeth Black (secretary), Austin Stuart Bridgewater, Alexandra Elizabeth Burrow (Challenge Student, valedictorian, Top Ten student — first in the class, Tennessee Scholar graduate), Brittany Fanielle Caksackkar, Audrey Elizabeth Casey (Challenge Student, Top Ten student — ninth in the class, Tennessee Scholar graduate), Odessey Odesa Cole, Casidy Faith Connell, Chasity Hope Connell, Chelsea Lynn Cox (Challenge Student, historian, Top Ten student — second in the class, Tennessee Scholar graduate), Kelly Leann Crabtree, Justin Wesley Cranford, Lisa Marie Crawford (treasurer), Joshua Wayne Daniels, Samantha Jo Davidson, Joel Fernando Garmon, Shantea Nicole Garmon, Valencia G’evohn Georgetown, Colton Thomas Harris (Top Ten student — tied for fifth in the class, Tennessee Scholar graduate), Bria Shauntay Hickman, Charity Lee’Cole Holliman, Terry Lee “T.J.” Howard II (Challenge Student, vice president, Top Ten student — eighth in the class, Tennessee Scholar graduate), Kassandra Lynn Hughes (Top Ten student — seventh in the class), Madison Nicole Hutchins, Joshua Woodrow Johansen, Clay Cornell Johnson, Cory Davis Johnson (sergeant-at-arms), Daniel Lynn King, Kayla Marie McClanahan, Angela Dawn McMahan, Jacob Thomas Milam, Jordan Elizabeth Monroe, Lindsey Brooke Moreland, David Bartlett Netherland (Challenge Student, president, Top Ten student — fourth in the class, Tennessee Scholar), Bryan Christopher Norris, Reginald LaShawn Pate, Melissa Kay Reams, James Dale Robinson, David Charles Shepherd, Jonathan Wade Smith (Top Ten student — tied for fifth in the class), Whitney Lynn Stroud, Kristen Leigh Tucker (Challenge Student, Top Ten student — 10th in the class, Tennessee Scholar), Sarah Kaitlin Turner (Challenge Student, Tennessee Scholar), Cherissa Chaunte Vinson (Challenge Student, Top Ten student — third in the class, Tennessee Scholar), Ashley Rhea Weldon, Brandy Nicole Wheeler and Nicholas Andrew Wright.
Members of the Class of 2008 at SFHS will celebrate Class Night Thursday at 7 in the gym.
Howard will welcome the students and Miss Cox and Miss Benjamin will present the Class History and Class Who’s Who and will introduce the class video.
The principal will award honors, assisted by guidance counselor Pam Burrow.
The evening will close with the singing of the Alma Mater.
Published in The Messenger 5.21.08