Texas Scholars recognized during luncheon
From Staff reports
Atlanta High School last week honored its 2017 Texas Scholars.
The event took place during a luncheon at Luigi’s in downtown Atlanta, at which the 55 seniors who have or will complete at least six college credit hours -- with at least a 3.0 grade point average -- were recognized.
Most students have completed more than the required hours to earn the Texas Scholar medals they will proudly wear over their robes at graduation.
Zoe Allen received recognition for completing 32 college hours. Brock Childress and Andrew Hammonds will complete 29 hours.
Victoria Bergt and Audria Stovall will complete 27 college hours. Tanner Ashmore and Cody Hipp will complete 26 hours. Taylor Barnes, Brooke Baugus, Jennifer Bridges, Davis Flint, Grant Harrell, Layton Henson and Mary Katie Tigert were recognized for completing 24 college hours.
AHS offers a total of 38 college credit hours to students through a partnership with Texarkana College with more credit-hour offerings possible in the near future, according to district officials.
The full list of AHS seniors who are 2017 Texas Scholars is: Tristen Allen, Zoe Allen, Charles Anderson, Tanner Ashmore, Taylor Barnes, Brooke Baugus, Kylee Belk, Emilee Bennett, Victoria Bergt, Jennifer Bridges, Taylor Carrell, Brock Childress, Angel Daniels, Hunter Daugherty, Starr Davis, Gray Davis, Amanda Dickerson, Autumn Dinning, Sarah Fincher, Charles Flint, Hadley Garrett, Martin Godwin, Nick Hale, Andrew Hammonds, BJ Hammonds, Grant Harrell, and Layton Henson.
Also, Cody Hipp, Logan Jenkins, Kaydee Kelly, Aniya King, Wendy Medina, Seth Mendoza, Alison Moreno, Nathan Morgan, Kaylea Moro, Brianna Musgrove, Christian Oliver, Diana Olvera, Devangi Patel, Emily Primrose, Savannah Riddell, Austin Samples, Hannah Seavey, Teshuna Sheppard, Austin Sikes, Kayla Smith, Cheyenne Snellgrove, Ethan Solis, Audria Stovall, Abigail Strutton, Rebecca Thomas, Mary Katie Tigert, Avery Trotter, and Grantland Utley.