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Class of 2020
Nicholas Shrewsbury – Pikeview High School. He loves hunting and fishing. He will be going to WVU in the fall.
Jessica Meadows – Shady Spring High School
Nathanael Judy – Lewisburg Baptist Academy
Elizabeth Lowe came to Oak Hill High School from Fayetteville High School. She plans to go to West Virginia University Institute of Technology to major in Information Systems.
Ethan Vance – Greenbrier East High School Ethan is an Honor student, a member of the National Honor Society and a member of Mu Alpha Theta. He was a 4 year Varsity shooter for the JROTC Rifle Team, competed with the Raider Team, and did color guard. He was in the STEM Program studying engineering. He plans to study Electrical Engineering at WVU Tech while serving in the WV Army National Guard.
Madison Tabor – Liberty High School. She is heading to Fairmont State to study Forensics.
Alexis McLain – Homeschool
Robert Coleman – Shady Spring High School. Shady Spring Class President, Honors Society, Soccer, Boys’ State, and Governor’s School participant
Emily Sprong – Greenbrier West High School. Emily is the daughter of Shawn and Melissa Manning and Phillip Sprong. She is a very caring young lady who loves children. She will complete JROTC, and plans to attend Mary Baldwin in the fall.
Will Kirk – Princeton Senior High School Will was a member of the Tennis Team and was captain of the PSHS drumline. He plans to attend Marshall University in the fall and be on the Marshall Marching Herd Band drum line.
Hunter Vanhoy – Wyoming East High School
Zachary Sayers – Montcalm High School. Zachary is a four year letterman in both baseball and football. Chase all your dreams!! Congratulations, we are so proud of you.
Ryan Reynolds – Greenbrier West High School
Piper Redden – Danese Christian School
Emily Daniel – Liberty High School
Jayda Manns – Oak Hill High School. Jayda is an amazing young lady with lots of talents and gifts she will be attending Beauty School to become a cosmetologist. Way to go Baby Girl!!
Lydia Baker – Lewisburg Baptist Academy. Lydia plans to attend college this fall. She desires to work with the elderly population within the healthcare profession. Lydia’s infectious smile, beautiful heart, and her faith in God will lead her on the path to shine.
Samuel Scudo – Tazewell High School. Sam is an excellent student and is looking forward to going to James Madison University in the fall, he is majoring kinesiology. We all are so very proud of him. Love mom, dad, and family.
Emily Casto- Pocahontas County High School. She is the daughter of John and Sara Casto of Marlinton. While in High School Emily was a member of the Lady Warrior Soccer Team, President of SADD/Raze Club, Member of The Tribe, Community Club Member, Soccer Representative on the Above The Influence Poster and very active in 4H.
Nicholas White – Meadow Bridge High School. Nicholas is an academic and athletic four year letterman. He was the Senior Football Captain. He will be attending WV Tech in the fall in Electrical Engineering.
Sabrinah Nichols – Shady Spring High School. We are so proud of you Brinah! Your life is just beginning and you will do just fine! We love you! Mom Dad, and Gabbi.
Hattie Hall – Woodrow Wilson High School. A senior born on 9/11 amidst the terrorist attack and published in 3 books over her 18 years called Faces of Hope that are featured in the 9/11 memorial in NYC.
Mattie Walker – Oak Hill High School
Jacob Beller – Liberty High School. Jake is furthering his career at New River Technical College.
Macie Horne – Tazewell High School. Macie is an honor roll student. She will be taking summer class at SWCC and will be attending UVA-Wise in the fall to pursue a special education degree.
Kamryn Grubb – Mount View High School. I am a varsity cheer, volleyball and softball captain for the Golden Knights and a member of the Welch Stingray and Highlands Rapids swim teams. I will attend WVU Tech in the fall to pursue a degree in Health Services Administration. I have also been recruited to swim on the WVU Tech swim team.
Sandra Defibaugh – James Monroe High School. She enjoys being outdoors and she is also a 4 time graduate from the Vocational school at James Monroe.
Grey Hazuka – Shady Spring High School
Emily Turner Summers County High School
Sarah Jane Akers – James Monroe High School. Sarah Jane has been a light in our world. She has worked diligently to complete her requirements to test for a CNA license and Phlebotomy certification. She has participated in HOSA and loves her friends and family. Her entire family is very proud of our 2020 graduate.
Cody Hall is a graduate of Princeton Senior High School. He is a 4 year varsity soccer player, and a varsity basketball player. So far, his plans are to attend WVU in the fall, and study engineering. Good luck, Cody! We love you so so much, and words can’t express how proud of you that we are!
Taylor Richards – Woodrow Wilson High School. Graduated Summa Cum Laude. Going to attend WVU in Civil Engineering.
Johnny Mack Brown, III – Westside High School
Jacob Mullins – Independence High School – ACT Therapeutic Services Graduate. We Love You and are very proud of you from Mom and Will.
Alyssa McGhee – Graduating from Liberty High School. Plans to attend Concord University to major in Elementary Education.
Kaelyn Dunbar – Greenbrier East High School. She is attending West Virginia University in the fall.
Logan Coburn – Princeton Senior High School
Hailey Miller – Greater Beckley Christian School. Member of National Honor Society and 4-year honor roll student. She plans to seek out a paralegal studies degree.
Maggie Bostic – James Monroe High School. Maggie plans to pursue a degree in nursing.
Austin will be attending Universal Technical Institute this fall. He plans to be a mechanic and one day own and operate his own business.
The young man in the hat is Austin Thompson and the other picture is his twin brother Beau Thompson. They are seniors at Midland Trail High School. I am so proud of these two awesome young men.
Cloie McGhee of River View High School. She is in National Honor Society, English Honor Society, Upward Bound and Yearbook. She will be attending ETSU in the fall where she will major in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Mom and Dad Love You!
Zoe Hinkey is a Senior at Greenbrier East High School. She will be attending WVU tech in the fall for nursing school, and working at the Greenbrier this summer. She is a member of FCCLA.
Heath Dunn is a Senior at PikeView High School
Hi my name is Eli stickler and I am a Senior at Midland Trail High School!
Princeton Senior High School. Attending college in the fall on a Promise scholarship, major undecided. An avid animal lover, who desires to work with no kill animal adoptions. Member of First United Methodist Church in Princeton. Daughter of Brad and Jordie Veneri
PikeView High School. Patrick is a hard working student. He loves history and his friends.
Midland Trail High School Fayette County, WV
Oak Hill High School Class of 2020
Greenbrier East High School Class of 2020. Do everything you can to help us out! We’d do anything to walk across that stage. Stay home and stay safe and help us have the graduation we deserve!
I go to Oak Hill High School. I am the Student Body President at my school. A few things unique about my class is that we were all born around the event of 9/11. We all have experienced the transition of getting new schools in Fayette County, and now our senior year has been interrupted by the Coronavirus. So, I’m glad that 59 News is honoring the class of 2020 as a whole!
Lindsay Brooke Workman Senior class of 2020. She will be pursuing her career in nursing.
Jaiden Dickenson is a Senior at Summers County High School. She is a member of the Bobcat Softball team and the Summers County FFA. Congratulations Sissy! We are all so proud of you and we love you so much! Keep on moving those mountains girl!!
Allison Shupe – Woodrow Wilson High School Allison is a Woodrow Cheerleader and a member of the National Honor Society. She has had Perfect Attendance all 4 years and will graduate Summa Cum Laude. She will continue her education at WVU in the fall where she will major in Nursing.
Dae’Von Hairston a.k.a Oatmeal is a senior at Bluefield High School Home of the Beavers. He will be attending Concord University in the fall for Sport Management and playing football as a Mountain Lion.
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