West Liberty-Salem High School hosted an Academic Excellence Banquet April 11 to honor 91 students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or above.
Principal Greg Johnson provided the opening remarks reflecting on this year’s theme, “sailing through life’s seasons,” emphasizing the importance of adapting to change in order to continue to move forward, even in the face of adversity.
Fourteen seniors were invited to recognize an educator who had a profound impact on their life. This is an honor given to those seniors who have been invited to the academic banquet four consecutive years.
Honored educators included Dan McGill, honored by Dominic Blair; Steve Fannin, honored by Hailee Clifford and Tyler Motzko; Brice Henry, honored by McKena Floyd and Lauren Fowler; Renee Arnold, honored by Kaylee Harrison; Aaron Hollar, honored by Gabby Hollar; Greg Johnson, honored by Addy Johnson; Andy McGill, honored by Rachel McGill; June Seymour, honored by Courtney Neer; Cheryl Shank, honored by Sarah Painter; Kenleigh Farris, honored by Arrah Sandy; Surena Neer, honored by Chloe Spencer; and Todd Lewis, honored by Cayden Whitman.
A catered meal was provided by Helmuth Catering.