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Calhoun County High School will conduct its 85th commencement exercises on Friday at 7:30 p.m., with 70 seniors scheduled to graduate.

Calhoun County Schools has named Anna Marie Sampson as valedictorian and Andrew Richard Metheney as salutatorian for the Class of 2009.

Anna Marie Sampson

Anna is the daughter of Diana Sampson and the late Kenneth Sampson of Millstone. Her activities include National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Health Sciences and Technology Academy, cross country, and track.

She attended Governor’s Honor Academy and WSAZ Best of the Class, and was cross country female MVP for three years. She was on the honor roll for four years and had perfect attendance for two years. Community activities include 4-H and 4-H charting pin. She plans to attend WVU and major in speech pathology and audiology.

Andrew Richard Metheney

Andrew is the son of Rev. Richard and Susan Metheney of Grantsville. His activities include PRIDE, RAZE and broadcasting. He is a member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, and was an honor roll student for four years, and completed 27 hours of college credit prior to graduation.

He is an Angel Food Ministry volunteer, World Vision 30-hour Famine, and Relay for Life participant. He plans to attend Glenville State and major in business administration.

The CCHS band will perform the National Anthem, Processional, “Pinnacle,” and Recessional. The choir will perform “There Is a Season” and “My Home Among the Hills.”

After the salutatory and valedictory addresses, and memories of the Class of 2009, principal Karen Kirby will present the class, superintendent Roger Propst will accept the class, and board president Cynthia Dale will present the diplomas.

A list of graduates is on page eight of this week's print issue. Senior class officers are Hannah Wilson, president; Kelsey Collins, vice president; Nichole Parsons, secretary; Maria Kisner, treasurer; and Elizabeth Duskey, historian.

Faculty senate president Sharon Pitts will carry the mace. Ushers are Kayla Boggs and Andrew Wilson.


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