Cheers and applause could be heard in the gym at Bryan County High School Friday morning when dozens of students were recognized for their academic and extracurricular achievements.
Taking the senior class’ top honors were Lorena Calderon and Tyler Rogers, who were recognized as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the class of 2012.
Calderon, along with senior Corey Cook received a $1,000 scholarship from Canoochee EMC. Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe presented the scholarships on behalf of Canoochee EMC and said he was pleased to announce two students from BCHS were among the 10 $1,000 scholarships awarded from Canoochee EMC.
Cook received another $1,000 scholarship from the Bryan County High School Booster Club. He also received several awards, including the Engineering and Technology Award, a science award and male Academic Athlete of the Year.
He shared the Academic Athlete of the Year title with senior Tiffany Howard, who took home female Academic Athlete of the Year.
Howard was also recognized for her 12 years of perfect attendance, awarded a scholarship on behalf of Hendrix Park and named Redskin of the Year, the school’s student of the year award.
Read more in the May 12 edition of the News.