PCHS Holds Graduation
Paden City High School graduated its Class of 2016 Sunday, May 15 at the high school.
Graduates were led by Valedictorian Samuel Price and Salutatorian Michele Doyle.
Samuel Warren Price is the son of Brian and Debra Price. He is a third generation graduate of PCHS.
Samuel participated in concert, jazz, and pep bands throughout his high school years, earning a spot with the All State Orchestra his senior year. He held several school and class offices including Class President, President of the National Honor Society, and President of Mu Alpha Theta.
Samuel and other PCHS students also formed the Cats Club, a new community service organization within Paden City High School.
Samuel is also very active with the Paden City Church of Christ, handling all of its multi-media efforts including its weekly live broadcasts.
Samuel is scheduled to enter WVU in the Fall to study Computer Engineering.
Michele Doyle is the daughter of Michael Doyle. She was born in New Jersey and grew up in New York. Michele notes that even though she is not from West Virginia, “this is my home.”
Throughout Michele’s educational career, she has been on the softball and swim teams. She was in a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and was the highest Spanish completer.
In her free time, Michele loves working on derby cars and riding four-wheelers.
Michele plans on continuing her education at Fairmont State University, where she will study National Security and Intelligence.
She aspires to be a United States Marshal.
Price, Doyle, and fellow senior Taylor Cosper each graduated with High Honors while Aubrey Ritchie, Logan Carroll, and Mitchell Cooper graduated with Honors.
Price and Ritchie each made the Principal’s List for the 4th Nine Weeks of School. Seniors who made the Honor Roll for the final nine weeks are as follows: Michaela Askew
Cydney Blatt, Lindsay Bohrer, Olivia Bolen, Logan Carroll, Mitchell Cooper, Taylor Cosper, Chelsea Dennis, Michele Doyle, Dakota Gatian, Akayla Kline, Shaylee Lyons, Dezirae Middleton, Angel Moore, Deven Price, Erin Richmond, Darrien Ritchie, Brittany Smith, William Wilcox III, and Zachery Yeater.
The complete list of graduating seniors at PCHS is as follows: John Anderson, Michaela Askew, Cydney Blatt, Cheyenne Blizzard, Lindsey Bohrer, Olivia Bolen, Kristopher Byers, Sofia Caputo, Logan Carrol, Luke Cooper, Taylor Cosper, Andrew Dennis, Chelsea Dennis, Michele Doyle, Dakota Gatian, Desiree Heasley, Tyler Kiger, Akayla Kline, Travis Leonard, Shaylee Lyons, Dezire Middleton, Angel Moore, Deven Price, Samuel Price, Miranda Reynolds, Erin Richmond, Aubrey Ritchie, Darien Ritchie, Brittany Smith, Kobe Wade, and Michael Wilcox.