|Local News Fri., May 24|
Commencement exercises for the Adair County High School Class of 2013 will take place on Friday, May 14, 2013, at 7pm at the John Burr Memorial Gymnasium. Each senior who is participating in the graduation ceremony has been given two tickets for early entry. Ticket holders may enter the gym at 5:30pm. The general public may enter at 6pm.
The Class of 2013 is made up of 184 students. Seventeen students will be wearing gold cords indicating that they have completed high school with a four-year cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher on a weighted 4.0 scale. Additionally, 56 students will be wearing red, white, and blue cords signifying that they have a four-year cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 3.74 on a weighted 4.0 scale. Seventy-nine students have met the standards for receiving a college preparatory diploma, as well.
The valedictory address will be delivered by Heather Jackson. Heather is the daughter of Trish Zatkoff and Robert Jackson. Her four-year GPA is 4.413 on a weighted 4.0 scale. Cody Giles will deliver the salutatory address. Cody is the son of Jeff Giles and Mary Ellen Simpson. Cody's four-year GPA is 4.375 on a weighted 4.0 scale.
Special music will be performed by graduating senior Roslin Wilson and the ACHS Band.
The class motto is "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream" by C.S. Lewis, the class flower is the Blue Forget-Met-Not, the class colors are Red and White, and the class song is “Live Like We’re Dying” by The Script. - Chad A. Parnell, Information Technology Teacher, School Technology Coordinator