The Long County High School Class of 2012 had its senior banquet on May 17, and each student was recognized.
Class President Kathryn Strickland welcomed everyone, followed by Vice President Haley Riddle blessing the food. During the meal, a slideshow of the students from when they were babies through their school careers was shown.
The speaker was Long County State Court Judge Jeff Arnold, who congratulated the graduates. Class Secretary Ariel Morales presented a gift basket from the class to the judge.
Each graduate also received a gift basket and was congratulated by Assistant Principal Bill Epps and senior advisors Amanda Crews, Michael Taylor and Sherry Lester. Principal Scotty Hattaway, senior advisor Malinda Meadows and guests presented awards and scholarships.
Valedictorian: Ruth Francis
Salutatorian: Lauren Young
Honor graduates: Sarah Barrett, Silvia Chihuahua, Brittany Edwards, Shelby Edwards, Tiffany Edwards, Victor Flores, Ruth Francis, Taylor Harrison, Daniel Middleton, Melinda Raymundo, Kathryn Strickland, Dominick Torres, Lauren Young
DAR good citizenship: Jerren Bacon, Ruth Francis
CTAE agriculture: Jimmy Parker, Dustin Spell
CTAE adm/information support: Andra Ramie
CTAE therapeutic/medical: Silvia Chihuahua, Brittany Edwards
CTAE therapeutic/nursing: Sarah Barrett, Tiffany Edwards
CTAE small business development: Holli Smith, Lauren Young, Cole Walker
CTAE engineering and technology: Jerren Bacon, Jeremy Bange, John Duncan, Christopher Coleman, Cody Laurence, Taylor Harrison, Justin Lozo, Hugo Rubio, Patrick Howard
HOSA membership: Sarah Barrett, Tiffany Edwards, Taylor Henderson, Krystal Parks
BETA Club: Silvia Chihuahua, Erin Davis, Ruth Francis, Lauren Young
Senior project: Ruth Francis, Ciara Frisbie, Hollie Smith, Haley Riddle, Andra Ramie, Charlotte Morgan, Jesse Boring, Shelby Siefken, Elvis Morales, Taylor Harrison, Daniel Middleton, Kwanzi Lattimore
William Cox Memorial: Melina Raymundo
Liberty/Long Retired Educators: Haley Riddle
Altamaha Fed. Credit Union: Haley Riddle
A New Beginning Church: Jessica Holton, Melina Raymundo
Compass Worship Center: Gene Middleton, Allison Gordon
HAPfan Golf Foundation: Haley Riddle
Hi Fidelity Civic Club: Ruth Francis
KIDZ-Etc: Haley Riddle, Ariel Morales, Allison Gordon
Long Co. Protective Services Auxiliary: Melina Raymundo
Ludowici Bank: Allision Gordon
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity: Allision Gordon
Raymond Holloway: Laura Clary, Jarquez Payne
Raymond I. Fulcher: Ruth Francis, Taylor Harrison, Ariel Morales
Shawnee McGowan Memorial: Shelby Siefken
Point University football: Kwanzi Lattimore