Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced at Amelia Academy
2017, May 15 – Valedictorian at Amelia Academy for the class of 2017 is Noah R. As a student at Amelia Academy, Noah has served with distinction in many organizations. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, and has served as his class treasurer for the past four years. He has participated in the Academy’s Scholastic Bowl team and competed in the annual Forensics competition. He has also been a member of the Drama Club and performed in the Academy’s Cabaret programs.
Noah is the son of Sherry and Donald R., of Rice. Noah will attend North Carolina State University in the fall.
Salutatorian for the class of 2017 is Erin A. As a student at the Academy over the past two years, Erin has been active in forming the environmental and science clubs. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the Beta Club. Erin has also participated in the Academy’s Equine Program. This year, she serves as treasurer of the Academy’s Student Government Organization (SGO).
Erin is the daughter of Dawn and Phillip A., of Amelia. She will attend Virginia Tech next fall.
Other honor graduates are: Rachel A., Rebecca A., Royce C., Leland H., Maxwell M., Grady O., Abbigayle S., and Seth Z.
Baccalaureate Services will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 21 at 4:00 p.m. Guest speaker will be Mrs. Amanda Williams Moore, an Academy alumnus from the class of 2005. He will be assisted by Rev. Callie Jackson Walker, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church, also an Academy alumnus from the class of 1986.
Graduation exercises will be held on Thursday, May 25, at 7:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Guest speaker will be Mr. Matthew Charles Goodman, a member of the Academy’s class of 1997.
Pre-School graduation will be held on Monday, May 23, at 10:00 a.m. in the school gymnasium and kindergarten graduation will be on Tuesday, May 24, at 10:00 a.m. in the school gymnasium.