The event, which recognizes outstanding graduating seniors, was held in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the Southeastern campus.
Greg Massey, Chief Executive Officer of First United Bank, presided over the event. Participating in the presentation of medals and certificates of achievement were Massey, Southeastern president Michael D. Turner, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Chief Gregory Pyle, Southeastern Dean of Enrollment Management Liz McCraw, and First United bank presidents from representative communities.
Chief Pyle also delivered the keynote address, emphasizing to students and parents the theme of “never giving up.”
Musical entertainment was provided by Kristen Morgan of Silo High School. School administrators introduced the honorees from their school.
Following is the complete list of honorees (by high school):
Achille: Emily Garrett, Joshua Gibby, Sarah Hicks, Ariel Williams.
Bennington: Dustin Jake Burch, Erin DeWalt, Jamie Clark.
Boswell: Shelby Manar, Meredith Mullenix, Cassidy Percer, Nathaniel Pickard, KC Wood.
Caddo: Jessica Birdsong, Ramon Hernandez, Erika Miller, Brittany Pilkilton.
Calera: Clayton Chase Cooper, Christy Ann Higgins, Estrella Marie Pena, Chloe Kay Stringfellow.
Colbert: Wesley Johnston, Spencer Weddle, Callie Weger, Dianne York.
Durant: Jessica Ashley, Zane Bourne, Shayla Brewer, Rachel Britton, Alysia Brooks, Charles Craige, Clairissa Craige, Cameron Croft, Taylor Downs, Whitney Edwards, Chelsea Fortenberry, Ashley Granger, Cadence Heard, Ciera Houser, Lauren Hughes, Dev Jaiswal, Ty Ketchum, Ela Mayhue, Allie McKinzie, Joshua Riffe, Ethan Schuth, Demetra Wilkerson.
Fort Towson: Curtis Martin, Christina Draper, Randy Hider, Alan Roden, Ashley Harvison.
Hugo: Erin Lee, Chelsea Wells, Chance LaFlore, Megan Jones.
Kiamichi: Sam Garner, Hanna McIntyre.
Kingston: Zachary Backues, Michael Davis, Joshua Depuydt, Hunter Hampton, Allison Stottlemyre, Kaitlynn Whatley.
Madill: Quin Castleberry, Kylee Clement, Abigail Del Angel, Timothy Hardin, Jady Lollis, Heather Pugh, Molly Raley, Alexis Rogers.
Rock Creek: Katelyn Burns, Megan Jones, Tyler Klement, Kaitlynn Pruitt.
Silo: Hillary Bryant, Misty Maples, Micah Moore, Madison Newton, Tyler Slawson.
Soper: Michelle Beason, Robert Blankenship, Presley Grammar, Chantri Harper, Katelyn Lester, Dustin Meller, Jennifer Smith.
Victory Life: Andrew Cacho, Caleb Clubb, Kallie Engle, Leisel Parks, Gabriela Smith.
First United is the corporate sponsor of the Tri-County Honors Program, and Southeastern is the education sponsor.