The Vernon Parish School Board honored 91 outstanding graduating seniors on May 5 at the 25th annual Academic Achievement Awards Banquet, held at the East Leesville Baptist Church Family Life Center.
The banquet recognized those seniors who maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average throughout their high school years.
The guest speaker for the event was Eddie Fuller, a 1986 graduate of Leesville High School who went on to play for the LSU Tigers and the Buffalo Bills.
Students honored at the ceremony include:
Anacoco High School: Luke Alphonso, Joshua Cecil, Dillon Clouse, William Cook, Ashlie Dowden, Brandi Doyal, Sabrina James, Hilary Kees, Armando Marin, Wade Morrison, Katherine Phillips, Lindsay Plummer, Colleen Reese and Loring Shelburg.
Evans High School: Kylee Cook, Katarina Haymon, Kalli Jeane, Lillie Minion, Layla Phillips, Kaylee Robison and Brianna Simmons.
Hicks High School: Katelynn Doucet, Brooke Hebert, Kylee Lack, Jasmine Monk, Katelin Ransome and Brooklyn Robinson.
Hornbeck High School: Matthew Alford, Allen Beaird, Braley Browning, Andrea Garrett, Nicolys Johnson, Tori Prell, Miranda Roberts, Anna Robertson, Meagan Thiels and Annslea Whiddon.
Leesville High School: Kathrine Benson, Elaine Blanco, Cedrick Bradley, Darshai Brock, Tyler Bruss, Jacob Chambers, Kaitlyn Connors, Walker Dillon, Angel Donegan, Christopher Freshley, Jessica Gabor, LaShayla Lipton, Ronny Maines, Mercedes Mattes, Tajai McCollum, Jacob Papillion, Kiersten Robertson, Katherine Rogers, Kaplan Rolon, Stephen Smith, Taylor Smith, Teiraney Turner, Chasity Williams and Amber Young.
Pickering High School: Benjamin Burnham, Samantha Comeaux, Cynthea Corfah, Diamond Griffin, Wyatt Kampfer, Bailey LeBato, Eunice Moore, Bryan Ruiz, Joiandria Taylor, Rahel Toth and Zackary Triplett.
Pitkin High School: Heidi Brister, Aimee Calmes, Janna Hargrave and Kelsey Thomas.
Rosepine High School: Kathleen Breitkreutz, Haley Brown, Hannah Cardy, Joshua Clark, Kaitlynn Frey, Blake Hinson, Colton Johnson, Celicia Lemons, Dustin Thompson and Brittney Upchurch.
Simpson High School: Sara Bradford, Brittany Counts, Mackenzie Kelly, Jared Parker and Caleb Tate-Goff.