RHS Will Give Out Diplomas
The River High School Class of 2009 will hold its graduation ceremony on Sunday at Flannery Field, beginning 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 2009 is Cheyenne Ariel Romick, the daughter of Matt and Mary Romick of New Matamoras. She has earned a varsity letter in softball every year in high school. Cheyenne is also a four-year Kiwanis Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society.
Her future plans include attending Ohio University and majoring in biotechnology. Cheyenne is a member of the Harmony Hill Baptist Church in Brownsville, Ohio.
The vocational valedictorian is Kaley Elizabeth Bowen, the daughter of Mark Bowen and Sherry Lundy of Sardis. She is a member of the Vocational Technical Honor Society and Business Professionals of America. Kaley plans to attend Belmont Technical College and major in business administration.
Erika Dawn Williams will serve as salutatorian for the Class of 2009. Erika is the daughter of Arthur T. and Kathy Williams of Sardis. Erika is a member of the National Honor Society, a four-year Kiwanis Scholar and also a Regional Scholar. Her future plans include attending The Ohio State University and majoring in biochemistry/pre-medicine. Erika is a member of the Church of God in New Martinsville.
Kierstynn Deana Clipner, the daughter of Dean Clipner and the late Libby Potts of Hannibal, will offer the invocation. Kierstynn served as the president of her freshman class, was awarded the Charles E. Feoick Scholarship and was a Kiwanis Banquet attendee for two years.
She plans on furthering her education at West Virginia University to pursue a career in nursing. Kierstynn attends the United Methodist Church in Clarington.
Kelsey Ann Krempasky, the daughter of John and Melissa Krempasky of Hannibal, will deliver welcoming remarks. Kelsey is president of the National Honor Society, has twice been a Kiwanis Scholar and was a part of the 2009 AA OVAC Cheerleading Championship Squad.
She plans on attending The Ohio State University in the fall where she will major in chemistry/pre-optometry. Kelsey attends the United Methodist Church in Hannibal.
Chelsea Brooke Lowe will introduce the special guests at River’s graduation ceremony. Chelsea is the daughter of Valerie Williamson of Hannibal and Craig Lowe of Paden City. Chelsea serves as the vice president of the National Honor Society, is a Kiwanis Scholar, and was a member of the 2009 AA OVAC Cheerleading Championship Squad.
She plans on attending West Liberty University where she will major in secondary science education. Chelsea attends the Duffy Church of Christ.
Class President Kurt Richard Indermuhle, son of Allen and Janet Indermuhle of Sardis, will lead in the turning of the tassels. He has participated in baseball and is a member of 4-H. Kurt also attended Ohio Buckeye Boy’s State.
He will be attending Ohio State in the fall to pursue a career in architecture. Kurt attends the Apostolic Christian Church in Sardis.
Landyn Alizabeth Lucas will provide the benediction. Landyn is the daughter of Mark and Lori Lucas of Clarington. She was a member of the 2009 AA OVAC Championship Cheerleading Squad, president of the Spanish Club, and was a Kiwanis Scholar.
Landyn plans on attending The Ohio State University where she will major in chemistry/pre-dentistry. She attends the Amity United Methodist Church in Powhatan Point.
Dr. Vince Monseau, principal of River High School, will present the class. Board of education member Ron Winkler will award the diplomas to the following members of the River High School Class of 2009:
Witney Patricia Algeo, Brandon Scott Arman, Marc Adam Armann, Matthew Tyler Ash, Jeffery Glen Beaver, Sarah Catherine Blatt, Jonathan Michael Blazus, James Neal Boley Jr., Kaley Elizabeth Bowen, Tyler Douglas Brooks, Stephanie Rose Brown, Ashley Mae Brunner, Amanda Don Caretti, Felicity Paige Caretti, Justin Bryan Cecil, Jordan Bradley Clegg, Justin Scott Cline, Kierstynn Deana Clipner and Chacity Dawn Craig;
Ariel Anae Drum, Donald Dale Duke Jr., Tyler Ray Fankhauser, Cary Matthew Felton, Brianna Lynn Garcia, Matthew Tyler Gehring, Amy Jeannine Haslam, Saylee Ann Haslam, Paul Michael Henthorn, Gage Edward Higgs, Kurt Richard Indermuhle, Ayla Dawn Islay, Michael Alan Jackson, Brandy Marie Johnson, Michael Allen Knight, Kelsey Ann Krempasky, Erin Renee Lance, Lisa Marie LeMasters, Chelsea Brooke Lowe, Alisha Nicole Loy and Landyn Alizabeth Lucas;
Nikkia Raichel McCracken, Toni Marie McGarry, Kelsey Rose McGuire, Dalton Ramsey McIntire, Chelsea Renea Matusik, Randy Lynn Mick Jr., Cody James Moore, Ciera Michelle Morgan, Kyle James Nelson, Scotty Lee Newlen, Meagan Briann O’Neil, Timothy Gregory Oldfield, Kaitlyn Ashleigh Owens, Amanda Dawn Parsley, Eden Marie Pletcher, Chad Michael Potts and Taylor Matthew Potts;
Luke Levi Reed, Cory James Ridgeway, Cheyenne Ariel Romick, Briana Marie Schaad, Daniel Logan Starr, Liam Rupert Starr, Paden James Stewart, Adam Lee Tucker, Brianna Michele Watkins, Epic Skye Wayts, Travis Gregory Wells, Sabrina Louise White, Benjamin Clark Whittington, Cary Dean Wichterman Jr., Deanna Joy Willey, Erika Dawn Williams, Courtney Marie Wykert, Jessica Marie Yager and Walter James Young.