Area schools announce top 2 graduates

The Class of 2020 Valedictorians and Salutatorians have been named for Slaton, Roosevelt, Southland and Wilson.

Taylie McLinksy is the Slaton High School valedictorian while Madison Mosako is salutatorian.

Slaton had its virtual graduation Tuesday evening (May 19) with a parade and showing of the graduation at Stars and Stripes Drive-In in Lubbock. A full story will be in next week’s edition.

Ashleigh Hoffman was named valedictorian for Roosevelt High School while William Hyatt was named salutatorian.

Roosevelt will host its graduation May 29 at 10 a.m. at 4ORE Golf. School Principal Jimmy Ledbetter said those wanting to send well-wishes to graduates can send them to the school in the student’s name at 1406 CR 3300, Lubbock, TX 79423.

Tony Pantoja is Wilson High School’s valedictorian while Nate Davila is the salutatorian.

Wilson will have its graduation Saturday (May 23) at 10 a.m. at the school. The event will be a drive through graduation, which allow each graduate to have three vehicles, one for the grad and two others for their guests. They will then get their diploma, and have their photos taken by a professional photographer.

Valedictorian for Southland is Nayeli Perez and salutatorian is Abigail Ramos.

Southland will have its graduation June 5 at 6 p.m. at the Southland Football Field.

This year’s grad section is today’s edition (May 21) of The Slatonite.

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