Rector grads to say farewell
The 36 members of the Rector High School Class of 2012 will receive their diplomas in commencement ceremonies to be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at the RHS gymnasium.
Valedictorian of the Class of 2012 is Kelsey Inies Wynn, the daughter of Freddie Wynn and Jill Wynn. Salutatorian of the class is Heather Faye Myres, the daughter of Peggy and James Myres.
Also recognized as honor graduates are Amanda Diann Bradford, Benjamin Joseph Petty, Jessica Linnae Scott and Melissa Renee Weaver.
Other graduates are Justin Tyme Beck, Christopher Michael Burke Jr., Kailee Lorene Carter, Ashley Nicole Cavaness, Steven Ray Cowgill, Ariel Nicole Dooley, Dylan Ray Eubanks, Zachary Dillon Fitzgerald Gilbee, Colton Lane Groves, Morgan Lynn Hampton, Allison Taylor Harmon-Duncan, Kerbi Ashton Hatcher, Breana Alexis LaCaze, Karie Lynn Lamar, Phillip Ryan LaRue, Tyler Blake Lucas, Sabrina LeAnn Morrisett, Steven Lee Pennington, Read Chance Phillips, Eathan Dale Pruett, Hali Marie Rackley, Alexandria Taylor Ray, Heather Gail Scott, Logan Daniel Shavalia, Dustin Michael Sparks, Brandon Alexander Stevens, Beverly Donielle Stone, Emilea Rachelle Vangilder, Tanner Elliott Wheat and Tyler Wayne Wheat.
Graduates will enter as the processional is played by the RHS Band, directed by Daniel VanAalsburg. The invocation will be given by Eathan Pruett, and the RHS Choir, directed by Judy Hargrave, will sing "Thankful," arranged by Rollo Dilworth.
Following addresses by the Valedictorian and Salutatorian, awards will be presented by principal Wade Williams. Diplomas will be presented by School Board president Jim Speer.
Members of the senior class will join in singing their class song, "Tattoos on This Town," followed by the Alma Mater, led by senior class members.
The benediction, by Ryan LaRue, will be followed by the recessional, played by the RHS Band.
Ushers for the evening will be juniors Kelly Fowler, Sydney Simmons, Mitchell Weber and Jake Scott.