Class of 2021 says goodbye to Stephenville High School
Stephenville High School’s 2021 class went off on a high Friday night with a launching ceremony that ended with fireworks at Memorial Stadium.
Stephenville ISD Superintendent Matt Underwood graduated approximately 221 students as they walked across the grounds amid cheers and celebrations.
Madison Nation’s class of 2021 said she plans to attend Tarleton State University.
Nation explained how she believed each of her graduating classmates had a bright future ahead of them, whether they were attending college, entering the workforce, or joining the military.
“I can’t wait to see this incredible impact of this class on the world,” Nation said.
Classroom salvor Kyle Styron said he plans to attend Baylor University.
Styron delivered the first speech of the evening, which touched many hearts both on the pitch and in the stands.
“Something that I believe is important to recognize at this point in our lives is friendships and memories,” Styron said. “You have to count the days and make the days count.”
Many graduates are excited to take on new ventures this fall as they continue their education towards their bachelor’s degree. Some of these students shared their plans:
Fifth in his class and two-time National Agriscience Fair champion Ryan Hess plans to attend Texas Tech University, where he will major in agricultural communications and minor in political science.
“There is an internship at Texas Tech called the Washington, DC Congressional Internship Program, and I’m hoping to participate in that program so that I can work with members of Congress and women in government. And then after I get my bachelor’s degree, I hope to go to law school, ”Hess said.
College theater and tennis team member Dylan Jones said he plans to attend Louisiana State University.
“I plan to attend LSU and specialize in sports administration. While at LSU I will be working in the video department making videos for the soccer team and hopefully walking to play tennis there, ”Jones said.
Grayson Traweek, a varsity athlete for the football, basketball, baseball and golf teams, plans to attend Tyler Junior College with a major in sports management.
“I have made a commitment to play golf at Tyler Junior College and will start playing fall tournaments there in August or September,” Traweek said.
In all, graduates of the Stephenville High School Class of 2021 have applied for and received over $ 1.3 million in scholarships and awards to continue their education.