Heritage Christian Academy handed diplomas to 39 graduating seniors last night at the Bruce Convention Center, with several the recipients of scholarship money.
In all, the seniors combined to receive just over 177-thousand dollars in annual-renewable scholarships to attend college. The Class of 2012 Valedictorian is Kathryn Meador and the salutatorian is Kristen Lisembee.
The “Warriors of the Year” are Chelsey Bennett and Haylee Page. 12 seniors were able to accumulate a grade point average of over 4.0 by taking advanced placement courses. They were honored as Academic Excellence Award winners and include Meador, Lisembee, Page, Miranda Bivins, David Colby, Zachary Garnett, Emily Goodman, Kelsey Kennedy, Nicole King, Alex Little, Abby Weatherford and Brookelynn Garrett.
Hopkinsville High School will hold graduation ceremonies this afternoon at 5 and Christian County High will follow at 8:30.