Calhoun County High School will conduct its 85th
commencement exercises on Friday at 7:30 p.m., with 70 seniors scheduled
Calhoun County Schools has named Anna Marie Sampson as
valedictorian and Andrew Richard Metheney as salutatorian for the Class
Anna Marie Sampson
Anna is the daughter of Diana Sampson and the late
Kenneth Sampson of Millstone. Her activities include National Honor
Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Health Sciences and Technology Academy, cross
country, and track.
She attended Governor’s Honor Academy and WSAZ Best of
the Class, and was cross country female MVP for three years. She was on
the honor roll for four years and had perfect attendance for two years.
Community activities include 4-H and 4-H charting pin. She plans to
attend WVU and major in speech pathology and audiology.
Andrew Richard Metheney
Andrew is the son of Rev. Richard and Susan Metheney of
Grantsville. His activities include PRIDE, RAZE and broadcasting. He is
a member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, and was an honor
roll student for four years, and completed 27 hours of college credit
prior to graduation.
He is an Angel Food Ministry volunteer, World Vision
30-hour Famine, and Relay for Life participant. He plans to attend
Glenville State and major in business administration.
The CCHS band will perform the National Anthem,
Processional, “Pinnacle,” and Recessional. The choir will perform “There
Is a Season” and “My Home Among the Hills.”
After the salutatory and valedictory addresses, and
memories of the Class of 2009, principal Karen Kirby will present the
class, superintendent Roger Propst will accept the class, and board
president Cynthia Dale will present the diplomas.
A list of graduates is on page eight of this week's
print issue. Senior class officers are Hannah Wilson, president; Kelsey
Collins, vice president; Nichole Parsons, secretary; Maria Kisner,
treasurer; and Elizabeth Duskey, historian.
Faculty senate president Sharon Pitts will carry the
mace. Ushers are Kayla Boggs and Andrew Wilson.