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LHS Grads Awarded Over $52K in Scholarships


Pictured above are the top ten graduates of Lexington High School 2012. In order of class rank, they are (front, L to R) Will Holcomb (valedictorian), Lauren Johnston (salutatorian), Christina Komandosky, Zane Kleinschmidt, Zach Rother, (back) Cody Morgan, Vaughn Kassner, Kaylee Claire-Sherman, Miranda Jones, Kirsten Nadeau. 
PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. Pictured above are the top ten graduates of Lexington High School 2012. In order of class rank, they are (front, L to R) Will Holcomb (valedictorian), Lauren Johnston (salutatorian), Christina Komandosky, Zane Kleinschmidt, Zach Rother, (back) Cody Morgan, Vaughn Kassner, Kaylee Claire-Sherman, Miranda Jones, Kirsten Nadeau. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. Over $52 thousand dollars were awarded Tuesday, May 22, to many deserving seniors at Lexington High School’s Award Ceremony. Lauren Johnston and Zach Rother each received $8,750 in scholarship awards. Lauren received scholarships from Austin Chalk, Giddings Rotary, Lexington ISD ATPE, the Gladys Thomas Memorial and the Live, Love, Learn Scholarship. Zach received awards from Bluebonnet Electric, the Gladys Thomas Memorial, the Lee/Bastrop County Farm Bureau, the Lee County 4-H Parent Volunteers Association, Lee County Go Texan, Lee County Texas Stars, Lexington ISD ATPE, and the Texas Farm Bureau District.

Also receiving scholarship awards Tuesday were Ashley Graves, Ashley Retzloff, Casey Strom, Christina Komandosky, Cody Morgan, Colton Robertson, Donnie Havard, Ethan Ragland, Jorden Kelley, Kayla Janda, Kaylie Clare-Sherman, Kelly Eidenschink, Kirsten Nadeau, Landon Walch, Lane Turner, Leeann Burkett, Megan Scantlin, Miranda Jones, Raimond French, Regina Owens, Tommy Stegall and Will Holcomb.

In addition to scholarship presentations at last week’s ceremony, dozens of students were recognized for their scholastic accomplishments, as well. The following is a list of the awards presented: Allen Junek – Achievement Spanish Sophomore Award; Alyssa Dussetschleger – Outstanding Student in Principles of Information Technology; Alyssa Mireles – Algebra I E2 Award; Bliss Brewer – English II Pre-Advanced Placement and Algebra POP II Outstanding Student Awards; Brooke Herklotz – Achievement Spanish Junior Award and Outstanding Female Theater Student Award; Caitlyn Sherrill – Algebra I Star Student Award; Chelsey Iselt – Algebra II Outstanding Student Award, Physics E2 Award, US History Outstanding Student Award and Art Award; Christina Komandosky – Outstanding Anatomy Award and Government Outstanding Student Award; Cody Church – Pre-Advanced Placement World History Outstanding Student Award; Cody Morgan – Government Outstanding Student Award; Colby Stamport – Algebra I E2 Award; Colton Robertson – Achievment Spanish Senior Award; Destinee Gartman – English II Award, Chemistry Award and Outstanding Family and Consumer Science Student Award; Ethan Ragland – Criminal Justice CSI Award; Karley Wren – English III Advanced Placement Award and Pre-Advanced Placement Pre- Calculus Outstanding Student Award; Kayla Kussad – Pre- Calculus Outstanding Student Award; Laura Martinez – Outstanding Student in Digital Interactive Media Award; Lauren Cass – Math Models Award; Lucy Martinez – Yearbook Newcomer of the Year Award; Maegan Sanders – English I Pre-Advanced Placement Award, Geometry Outstanding Student Award and Pre-Advanced Placement Biology Outstanding Student Award; Makayla Thurston – Biology Outstanding Student Award and World History Outstanding Student Award; Malissa Sanders – Yearbook and Outstanding Physics Awards; Mariah Thornton – English II Award; Miranda Jones – Environment Sciences Award; Sa’Monica Poux – Algebra I E2 Award;Stevie Burleson – Outstanding READ 180 Award; Sydney Carter – English I Award, World Geography Outstanding Student Award and Achievement Spanish Freshman Award; Tameka Hall – English IV Award; Thomas Alex Burke – Pre-Advanced Placement Chemistry Award; Vaughn Kassner – Calculus Outstanding Student Award and Outstanding Male Theater Student Award; and Will Holcomb – English IV Advanced Placement Award, Outstanding Anatomy Award and Economics Outstanding Student Award.

Lexington and Giddings will host graduation ceremonies this week. Lexington’s graduation will be held Saturday, June 2, at 8 p.m. at Eagle Stadium. Giddings’ will be Friday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at Buffalo Stadium.

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