Wyoming East High School graduation ceremonies are scheduled for Sunday, June 1, at 5:00 p.m.
Upon completion of course work, the top ten candidates for graduation include Savannah Marie Lusk, Derek Alan Laxton, Jaime Lea Brooks, Holly Danielle Pettus, Joseph Christian Lupardus, Harley Kate McKinney, Katie Nicole Shell, Emily Faye Poindexter, Harley Dawn McBride, Steven Ryan Cantrell, and William Edward Charles McKinney.
Savannah Marie Lusk is the daughter of William and Tressa Lusk of Covel. She plans to further her education at West Virginia University where she will be majoring in Exercise Physiology.
Derek Alan Laxton, son of Tiny and Robin Laxton of Saulsville, intends to attend West Virginia University in the fall. He plans to obtain his political science degree, and then go on to Law School at WVU.
Jaime Lea Brooks, daughter of Mary Catherine Brooks and Billy Ray Brooks, resides in Kopperston. She plans to attend Concord University in pursuit of a degree in secondary education.
Holly Danielle Pettus is the daughter of Morris and Sherri Pettus of Saulsville. Holly will be attending West Virginia University where she will study performing arts. She also wants to attend graduate school and pursue her dream of becoming an actress.
Joseph Christian Lupardus is the son of Melinda Vance, now married to John Vance, and Timothy Lupardus, now married to Paula Lupardus, all of Pineville, WV. Joseph plans to enlist in the Marine Corps and later attend college to either become a military officer or a grade school teacher.
Harley Kate McKinney, daughter of Michael and Jacqueline McKinney, resides at Barkers Ridge in Stephenson. She plans on attending University of Charleston to obtain a degree in Radiology.
Katie Nicole Shell is the daughter of Bueford and Lena Shell of Pineville. She plans to attend Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College for her first two years, and then transfer to Bluefield State College to finish her education. With her love of children and desire to help others, she plans to pursue a career as an elementary school teacher, hoping to teach first grade students.
Emily Faye Poindexter is the daughter of Gary and Susie Poindexter of Mullens. She plans to attend Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College this fall majoring in Allied Health with emphasis on Nursing.
Harley Dawn McBride is the daughter of Russell and Samantha McBride of Covel. Harley will be attending Bluefield Christian College where she plans on studying Pre-Dentistry and Biology Education (6-12).
Steven Ryan Cantrell is the son of Steven and Missy Cantrell of Pineville. He will be attending West Virginia University, where he plans on studying medicine and getting his Doctorate in Pharmacy.
William Edward Charles McKinney, son of Jason and Tanya McKinney, resides in Stephenson. He plans on attending Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College in pursuit of a degree in Psychiatry. Upon completion of coursework, other senior candidates for graduation include the following:
Casey Danielle Acord, Sidney Paul Allen, Daniel Lee Arnott Jr., JaQuan Mykal Ayers, Ta-Ron Mikal Ayers, Brianna Hope Bailey, Leah Marissa Bailey, Matthew Kyle Bailey, David Coty Billings, Coty Lee Bishop;
Shane Arden Bishop, James Michael Bland, Christopher Devan Blankenship, Dustin Tyler Bower, Jacob Maxwell Boyce, Alan Keith Brooks, Chasity Nicole Brown, Derek Lee Browning, Michael Kalin Browning, Chance Michael Broyhill;
Jeremy Ray Burgett, Efrain Burgos III, Sarah Elizabeth Campbell, Austin Reid Canada, Alexander Lewis Chapman III, Randi Kaitlyn Colbird, Anthony James Cook II, Christopher Allen Cook, David Henry Cook, Charles Jeremiah Cozort;
Kayla Alexzandria Daniels, Douglas Lee Dilbeck Daugherty, Alison Jaide Deweese, Christa Rae Edwards, Tyler Scott England, Benjamin Phillip Ferguson, Aaron Nelson Foley, Christopher Lee Foley, Carrie Michelle Gillespie, Hana Jane Graham; James Austin Grant III, James Michael Grimmett Jr., Shawon Douglas Hall, Charles Ray Hash, Jordan Matthew Hayes, James Raymond Haynes Jr., Christian Brent Hedinger, Candice Lea Hess, Dakota James Hood, Nicholas Lee Hood;
McKayla Lynn Houck, Erik David Huffman, Jordan Ray Jedra, Caleb Wheeler Jennings, Candice Brooke Jones, Jeffrey Scott King, Chrissy Cavella Kiser, Kaitlan Michele Lambert, Brittany Leeann Lane, Michael Eugene Lawson II;
Brittany Leannea Lester, Tyler Jordan Lester, William Austin Lester, Neil Keith Lively, Kayla Belle Long, Jessie Dale Lucion, Takota Evan Lucion-Wimmer, Charla Marie Maynor, Brandon Kyle Marchant, Kaila Nickole Marcum;
Forrest Harley Marsh, Lauren Mykel McCann, Kristian Marie McClung, Robert Eugene McDaniel Jr., Benny Mitchel McKinney, Halie Nicole Michael, Thomas Alexander Mitchell, David Dewayne Mitchem, Luther Wayne Mitchem, Victoria Faith Hope Mitchem;
Jordan Wayne Morgan, McKenzie Rae Morgan, Michael Lee Morgan Jr., Nicholas Drew Morgan, Emalee Jo Mullens, Marissa Nicole Mullins, Jeremy Ryan Myers, Cortnei Dezarae Neace, Courtney Necole Osborne, Devin Ray Pennington;
Thomas Joshua Poindexter, Kayla Gail Polk, Molly Nicole Potter, Dalton Tanner Powers, Aaron Chase Presley, Kellie Danielle Puckett, Chapel Gage Reed, Katelyn Louise Reed, Kerri Michelle Reed, Keshia Lucinda Reed;
Courtney Cheyenne Reynolds, Coty Allen Roberts, Nicholas Paul Shiflett, Andrew Bradford Shirley, Marcus Shane Shrewsberry, Cody Michael Shrewsbury, Joshua Dimitri Sinecoff, Michael Edrich Sinecoff, David Edward Sizemore Jr., Jacob Derek Sizemore; Levi Cameron Sizemore, Donivan Blake Smith, Christina Marie Smyth, Luisa Marie Stafford, Tyler Jordan Stafford, Bryce Richard Staton, Sabrina Louise Stover, Jacob Allen Summe, Tanner Alexander Thames, Kaydi Cheyenne Thomas;
Audrianna Reid Tilley, Jeremy Scott Tilley, Nathaniel Michael Davis Tilley, Terry Jordan Tilley, Jonathan Keith Tolliver, Eric James Vance, Carmela Elizabeth Vargas, James Wesley Walker, Kaila Aleisha Washington, Brian Matthew Whitt, Natoshia Christine Williams, Benjamin Issac Workman, Derrick Lee Workman, and Joshua Evan Zeboskey.
(Some photos of top graduates were not provided.)