Long County seniors who participate in cross-country, band and cheerleading and were recognized last Thursday prior to the football team’s final game.
Cross-country members were Sarai Castillo, Kelsey Higgason and Malik Williams. Castillo, who was escorted by her father, Gumaro, said she plans to attend Valdosta State University. Higgason, who was escorted by her father, Rusty, said she plans to attend Armstrong Atlantic State University. Williams, escorted by his mother, Angela, plans to enter the Air Force after graduating.
The football-cheerleading squad’s lone senior was Alyssa Butler. She was escorted by her parents, Mary and Michael, and plans to attend Georgia Southern University.
Members of the band who were recognized included Jasmine Boykin, Ashley Burnside, Reginald Campbell, Joshua Denny, Sanquez Fair, Allison Foster, James Francis, Tyler Holbrook, Savannah Hreha, Jelani Hutchison and Stefhon Post. Boykin was escorted by her stepfather, Frederick Flowers, and plans to attend college in Atlanta. Burnside, escorted by her parents, Theodore and Teresa, wants to become an art teacher. Campbell, who plans on attending college, was escorted by Blue Tide band director Terry Kenny. Denny said he plans on becoming a game designer and was escorted by Laura Goodman. Fair was escorted by his mother, Valarie Boyd, and after graduation he plans on attending Mercer University. Foster was escorted by her brother, Cameron, and plans to attend college. Francis, who was escorted by his mother, Marion, either will enter the military or go to college.
Holbrook was escorted his mother, Missi, and will join the Air Force. Hreha, who was escorted by her mother, Tracey Hugo, plans to join the military. Hutchison, escorted by Charlestine Hutchison, said he wants to be a computer engineer. Post was escorted by his mother, Janet, and plans to attend Valdosta State.
See Friday’s Coastal Courier for a story on the football team’s seniors.