Starkville High School celebrates a year filled with #StarkvilleSpark, honoring numerous students for their achievements during the 2016-17 school year.
Valedictorian: Nancy Zhang
Nancy plans to attend Johns Hopkins University and major in bio-medical engineering.
Salutatorian: Shanika Musser
Shanika, a Provost Scholar, will attend Mississippi State University.
STAR Student: Jay Travis
Jay scored a 35 on the ACT. He plans to attend Georgetown University.
STAR Teacher: Amy Bordelon
AP Scholars: Shane Aguayo, Alexandra Baldwin, Bradley Curtis, Vance Dewberry, Marika Dunne, William Brady Hunt, Andy Li, William Paul Ellis, Georgiana Swan, Jay Travis, Shanika Musser, Nancy Zhang
Highest Honors Graduates: Nancy Zhang, Shanika Musser, William Paul Ellis, Sara Grace Duncan, Sarah Fischer, Marika Dunne, Jay Travis, Camryn Dawkins, Georgiana Swan, Brady Hunt, Alecea Niven, James David May, Allexie Rose Williams, Andy Li, Bradley Curtis, Ashley McLemore, Alexis White, Ronnieshya Grayer, Amelia Story, Shaquilla Wordlaw, Lauren King, Keyona Young, Genny Fischer, Vance Dewberry, Mari Hunter Brown, Alexis Poe, Alexandra Baldwin, Kelsey Damms, Bradley Burns, Yasenia Pinkney, Wesley Albritton, Jesse Little, Hannah King, Lake Spradling, Madilyn Morris, Rylan Moore, Madison Bean, Heidi Miller, Kensley French, Audry Robertson, Thomas Roberts, Anna Taylor, Craig Ruff, Skylar Shields, Kaylee Coleman, Kate Mattox, Clay Turner, Luke Davis, Keilei Williams, Ethan Baca, Anna Byrd, Robert Haynes, Shane Aguayo, Lawson Joy Dumas, Carla Bohna, Jackson Rosinski, Sierra McKinley, Carlos Kemp, Jr., Ericka Davis, Jill Jackson, Olen Coatney, Braylon Fisher
Honors Graduates: Shane Aguayo, Wesley Albritton, Ethan Baca, Alexandra Baldwin, Chloe Bardon, Madison Bean, Carla Bohna, Vinny Brocato, Bradley Burns, Anna Byrd, Keasheeka Clark, Olen Coatney, Bradley Curtis, Kelsey Damms, Ericka Davis, Luke Davis, Camryn Dawkins, Vance Dewberry, Lawson Joy Dumas, Sara Grace Duncan, Marika Dunne, William Paul Ellis, Genny Fischer, Sarah Fischer, Kensley French, Tristan Grantham, Tristen Grantham, Ronnieshya Grayer, Robert Haynes, Brady Hunt, Jakoby Jones, Hannah King, Lauren King, Kennis Kingery, Andy Li, Hailey Linley, Jesse Little, Hudson Matheny, Kate Mattox, James May, Sierra McKinley, Ashley McLemore, Heidi Miller, Rylan Moore, Malek Mrayyan, Shanika Musser, Alecea Niven, Thomas Perez, Yasenia Pinkney, Alexis Poe, Thomas Roberts, Audrey Robertson, Alex Roskelley, Craig Ruff, Skylar Shields, Samuel Snell, Lake Spradling, Amelia Story, Georgiana Swan, Anna Taylor, Jay Travis, Clay Turner, Alexis White, Allexie Williams, Amber Williams, Keilei Williams, Shaquilla Wordlaw, Keyona Young, Nancy Zhang
Seniors of Distinction: Andy Li, Genny Fischer, Ashley McLemore, Marika Dunne, Alexis White, Jay Travis, Shanika Musser, Yasenia Pinkney, Bradley Curtis, Camryn Dawkins, Allexie Williams, William Paul Ellis, Sarah Fischer, Sara Grace Duncan, Alexis Poe, Nancy Zhang, Lake Spradling, Kate Mattox, Wesley Albritton
30Club (Scored 30 or higher on the ACT): Sara Duncan, Marika Dunne, Emily Durr, William Paul Ellis, Lori Feng, Emily Franklin, Jonathan Franz, Joshua Gwaltney, Sawyer Gray, Ethan Holder, Brady Hunt, Noah Knox, Andy Li, Kevin Liao, Sean Mackin, Abigail Musser, Shanika Musser, Madeleine Obuya, Helen Peng, Pitcher Rendon, Thomas Roberts, Audrey Robertson, Alex Roskelly, Mary Sanders, Lake Spradling, Georgiana Swan, Sarah Swiderski, Pepito Thelly, Jay Travis, Hamilton Wan, Jacob Wubben, Nancy Zhang, Hannah Jian
Scholarships: The SHS Class of 2017 earned more than $5.2 million in scholarships, and graduates will continue their education journey as presidential and academic scholars at numerous prestigious colleges and universities across the country, including Purdue University, Hampton University, Emory University, George Washington University, Mississippi State University, University of Georgia, University of Alabama, University of Mississippi, University of Maine, Millsaps College, and many others. For a complete list of scholarships & universities, click here.
Starkville High School Hall of Fame 2017
Mr. & Miss SHS: Jesse Little, Kate Mattox
Academic Athlete: Vance Dewberry, Kate Mattox
Best Expressive Artist: Bradley Curtis, Sara Grace Duncan
Best Performing Artist: Michael Brumley, Madilyn Morris, Amelia Story
Best Visual Artist: Samuel Snell, Marika Dunne
Most Likely to Succeed: James Travis, Nancy Zhang
Most Versatile: Wesley Albritton, Camryn Dawkins
Most Outstanding Senior: Brady Hunt, Shanika Musser
Most Outstanding Junior: Austin Campbell, Abigail Musser
Most Outstanding Sophomore: Hamilton Wan, Katherine Dumas
Most Outstanding Freshman: Jack Perry, Jasmine Baker
Browse our photo gallery from the SHS awards program and graduation ceremony at www.facebook.com/StarkvilleSD.