Sixty Seahawks will be sent out to soar into the world Friday night, as part of Franklin County High School’s 11th annual commencement exercises.
The graduation ceremony begins at 7 p.m. either outside on the football field or in the gym. District officials said they are monitoring the weather closely, and ceremonies will be on the field unless announced otherwise. The said notification will be on Facebook in the event it is moved indoors.
In any event, the ceremony is sure to draw an enormous crowd of parents and grandparents, siblings, and friends.
Leading the class will be valedictorian Madison Alexandria Burt, with Faith Morgan Sapp as salutatorian.
Also earning summa cum laude honors, considered highest honors, will be Jordan Monique Alexander, George Christian Amison, Michaela Louise Cassidy, Alayna Luise Covan, Lauren Brooke Martina, Ethan Jared Moses, Andrew Thanh Nguyen, Elizabeth Sallie Rose Paul, Genevieve Storey Printiss, Leah Sheri Reeder, Lucas Emery Sasnett, Makenzie Shuman, and Madison Marie Smith.
Magna cum laude diplomas, or high honors, will be awarded Brianna Faith Garrett, Simon James Hodgson, Nathan Joel Jones, William Eugene Lee, Allison Pamela Ray, Hannah Catherine Westbrook, and Allie Marie Zingarelli.
Cum laude, or honors, sheepskins will be given to Ana Laura Aguiar, Brian Allen Barfield, Katelynn Marie Denney, Tylyn Summer Gillikin, Cara Reese Jones, Micah Emanuel Patriotis, Audrianna Nicole Penamon, Sawyer Brent Stultz, Harper Lynn Westbrook, and Chance Hunter White.
Earning a standard diploma will be Landen Dean Abel, Christa Shontell Bass, Landon Gaige Chisholm, Madison Brooke Cooper, Monica Elizabeth Cruz, Mia Salonia Cummings, Haden Alexander Daniels, Kyle Gene Dasher. Elijah Marcelle Decourcey, Evangelina Ermaine Ducker, Edwards, Joshua Matthew Edwards. Elijah Isaiah Grier, Makenzie Dawn Griner, Gabriel Wolfgang Guidry, Jack Logan Harris, Joseph Nhathibhe Martinez, Braxton Skyler McKnight, Christopher Landon Nash, Branden Seth Osburn, Jesse Allen Page, Taylor Leigh Polous, India Ny'chele Sewell, Dalyn Kole Sheridan, Alyssia Leeanne Shirah, William Aric Sowell, Lauren Lanell Tarantino, Michael Ray Taylor, and Shazmine Chalonte Windham.