The River High School Class of 2012 will hold its graduation ceremony on May 19 at Flannery Field at 7 p.m. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held in the R. L. Potts Gymnasium. The class cordially invites parents, grandparents, family members, and friends to celebrate this joyous occasion with them.
The Valedictorian of the Class of 2012 is Renae Alaine Riley. She is the daughter of Molla and Kevin Riley of Powhatan Point. She is a four-year Kiwanis Scholar, member of the National Honor Society, and four year OVAC Varsity Board Member. Renae is a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Powhatan Point. Renae plans to attend The Ohio State University and major in Medical Dietetics.
The Vocational Valedictorian is Logan Spencer Postle of Brownsville. He is the son of Brad and Amy Postle. Logan's activities include football and track, member of the Vocational-Technical Honor Society, and a member of 4-H. Logan is a member of the Unity Baptist Church of Antioch. His future plans include a career in welding.
Valedictorian Renae Alaine Riley
Brandon James Price of Hannibal will serve as the Salutatorian for the Class of 2012. He is the son of Kimberly Kraushaar and Stephen Price. He is a four-year Kiwanis Scholar, member of the National Honor Society, and East Ohio Baseball League All Star. Brandon plans to attend West Liberty University and major in Music Education.
Emily Grace Dierkes, daughter of Tabitha and Kelly Dierkes of Woodsfield, will offer the invocation. She is a four-year letterman in cross country and track, three year letterman in basketball, and prom queen 2012. Emily is a member of the Duffy Church of Christ. Emily plans to attend Ohio University in Athens and major in Sports Management.
Staci Michelle Indermuhle, daughter of Allen and Janet Indermuhle of Sardis, will welcome guests to the graduation. Staci is the president of the National Honor Society, attended Ohio University via post secondary option for two years, and is graduating with honors. She is a member of the Apostolic Christian Church of Sardis. Staci plans to attend either The Ohio State University or Case Western Reserve University and major in psychology.
Shannon Noelle Leasure will introduce the special guests at River's graduation ceremony. She is the daughter of Ann-Marie Leasure, and Casey and Michelle Leasure. Shannon was a member of the ski club and placed in the Voice of Democracy Essay contest. Shannon's future plans are undecided.
The Class President Mark Petho, son of Steve and Pauletta Petho of Powhatan Point, will lead in the turning of the tassels. Mark is the Americanism Award Winner 2010 and 2011, participant in the West Liberty Civics Challenge, and Top of Class in Technical Drafting. Mark is a member of the St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Powhatan Point.
Mariah Dawn Indermuhle will provide the benediction. Mariah is the daughter of Eric and Lisa Indermuhle of Sardis. Mariah was a PVC Academic Achiever, OVAC Academic Award Winner, and Honor Roll recipient. Mariah attends the Apostolic Christian Church in Sardis. She plans to attend the University of Akron and major in Nursing.
Dr. Vincent Monseau, principal of River High School, will present the class. Board members Ron Winkler and Rob Caldwell will award the diplomas. The following are members of the River High School Class of 2012: Jeremy Benjamino Alexander, Landon Allen Baker, Franklin Albert Bauer, Sabrina Jo Boles, Kenya Nicole Brill, Zachary Ryan Caretti, Kacy James Cecil, Ford Austin Cisler, Brittany Michelle Conners, Brianna Nichole Cook, Russell Lee Cook, Austin John Curtis, Rafael Delgado Jr., Emily Grace Dierkes, Justin Tyler Dye, Robert Steven Glendenning III, Aaron Jacob Goddard, Aislinn Rory Clare Goddard, Brad Russell Goddard, Lindsey Rene Goddard, Jacob Matthew Haney, Karah Rachelle Harman, Janine Katharina Heath, Andrew Jay Henry, Taylor Jo Hill, Jared Wade Hinkle, Kayla Dawn Hoagland, Kerri Lynn Hoagland, Randa Dale Imhoff, Mariah Dawn Indermuhle, Staci Michelle Indermuhle, Leeanne Marie Karpacs, James Franklin Kile, Ciara Lakel Kimble, Devon Matthew Knowlton, Katlin Rose Knowlton, Demi Kokshoorn, Anniek Maria Kuyper, Mallory JoLynn Lancaster, Marissa Jo Langsdorf, Shannon Noelle Leasure, Austin Tyler McConn, Jeffrey Dean Meredith II, Morgan Elizabeth Meyer, Carli Rose Modra, Magdalena Kay Rufener Morrow, Stephanie Marie Murdock, Mallory Yvonne Nelms, Amanda Michelle Pavlik, Mark Allen Petho, Larry D. Pickens, Courtney Madison Porter, Logan Spencer Postle, Torey Danelle Potts, Brandon James Price, Brooklyn Jane Price, Renae Alaine Riley, Anna Marie Rufener, Jadon Charles Rush, Joey Lynn Saffell, Jessica Jo Schoonover, Nathaniel Wayne Schultheis, Brianna Morgan Smith, Caleb Alan Snyder, Taylor Marie Sterns, Jesse Lynne Vucelich, Lexy Dawn Elizabeth Wells, Dennis Michael Wines, Skyler Dean Wohnhas, Martin Logan Wolfe, and Matthew Wayne Wriston.