By Jamal Thomas May 8, 2019
Letohatchee, AL– Calhoun High School hosted their Class of 2019 Senior Class Night on Monday. Graduating seniors were honored for their achievements, leadership, and character.
“Tonight is all about honoring the seniors of Calhoun High School” said Class of 2019 Valedictorian Trinity Whiting. “We are proud to have made it.”
J.C. Love, an attorney at Rushton, Stakely, Johnston, & Garrett, P.A. law firm in Montgomery, was the keynote speaker for the night. He provided encouraging words and shared some life lessons he learned since graduating Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery 20 years ago.
“Remember the road to success is not a straight path” Love said. “You must believe in yourself and trust in your faith to see you through.”
Attorney Love also encouraged the graduates to work hard and to dream big. “You have the opportunity to be anything that you want to be. Put your mind to it and go out and do great things.”
The Class of 2019 received over $1 million in scholarships. Seniors were accepted to institutions throughout the state and neighboring areas to include Alabama State University,
Alabama A & M University, Auburn University Montgomery, Bishop State, Concordia University, Huntingdon College, Jacksonville State University, Laureen B. Wallace Community College, Spellman College, Talladega College, Troy State University Montgomery, Tuskegee University, University of Alabama, University of West Alabama, and Valdosta State University.
There were also some seniors who enlisted in the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Navy.
In his closing remarks, Calhoun High School Principal Nicholas Townsend charged the graduates to continue dreaming. “I am so very proud. I look forward to seeing the individuals they will become.”
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