Howard, Smith, Sattler top grads
Bridge City High School will hold graduation ceremonies at 8 p.m., Friday, May 28 at the Larry Ward Stadium. In adverse weather conditions, the commencement will be moved to the middle school gym.
Valedictorian D’Lisa Gail Howard is the daughter of Clyde and Daina Howard. She is the granddaughter of Nina Howard, Polly and Wayne Wright and Clyde and Linda Howard. She has two brothers, Cade and Wade Howard. D’Lisa ranks tops in her class of 160 with a GPA of 4.9143 based on a weighted 4.0 scale. She is an Academic Honor Roll student, treasurer of the Spanish Club, and a member of the National Honor Society and Art Club. She was chosen as Student of the Month for the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce and Student of the Week for KOGT-AM during October.
D’Lisa represents Bridge City High School on the Youth Advisory Board of RADAAC. She participated in UIL Spelling and won second in Algebra at Lamar’s Math Fest. D’Lisa is also involved in peer tutoring and Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church.
D’Lisa plans to attend one of the Lamar campuses but is still contemplating the degree to pursue.
• Co-Salutatorian Alyson Kae Smith is the daughter of James and Melissa Smith, and the granddaughter of Earl and Judy Scrivner and Estelle and the late C.H. Smith. Alyson is graduating with a 4.8250 GPA on a weighted 4.0 scale. Alyson is a four year member of the National Award Winning Strutters Drill Team, serving as chaplain her junior year and lieutenant her senior year. She was also named 2010 Strutter of the Year. Alyson is secretary and two year member of the Spanish Club, President and four-year member of En Croix (Fellowship of Christian Dancers), two-year member of Student Council, four-year member of Cardinals for Christ and a one-year member of the Press Club.
Alyson was selected to receive the President’s Education Award, Rotary Club Award for Scholastic Excellence, and Bridge City Chamber of Commerce October 2009 Student of the Month.
Alyson is an active member of Winfree Baptist Church Youth Ministry, where she has participated in Student Life Summer Mission Trips, 30 Hour Famine, World Changers Summer Mission Trips, as well as other volunteer work.
Alyson plans to attend McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La., and is pursuing a bachelor’s and master’s degree in nursing in anticipation of becoming a pediatric physical therapist.
• Co-Salutatorian Amy Katherine Sattler is the daughter of Brian and Kay Sattler. She has a younger brother, Gregory, and is the granddaughter of Ron and Kathy Emmert of Bridge City, and Carol and the late Lt. Col. Harold Sattler of Doss. Amy has a 4.8250 GPA on a weighted 4.0 scale. Amy is an Academic Honor Roll student and a member of the National Honor Society. She was chosen as Student of the Month in May for the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce. Amy is also a member of the Spanish Club, Art Club, and is vice president of Cardinals For Christ. Amy participated in UIL events including Ready Writing and Solo and Ensemble. She made the TMEA All-Region Band for three years and the ATSSB All-Region Band this year. She participated in the BCHS band and was the secretary/treasurer for two years, Color Guard for three years, and lieutenant for past two years.
Outside of school, Amy is an active member of the youth group at Orange First Church of the Nazarene, participating in several mission trips and service projects. She plays keyboard with the youth praise team and flute with the church praise band.
Amy plans to attend Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Okla., this fall to major in biology/chemistry as part of the pre-veterinarian program and to minor in equine business.
Honor graduates of the Bridge City High School class of 2010 are:
• Summa Cum Laude: Valedictorian D’Lisa Gail Howard, and Co-Salutatorians Amy Katherine Sattler and Alyson Kae Smith.
• Magna Cum Laude: Jacob Scott Ballard, Katherine Brianne Birdwell, Logan Wade Bryant, Emily Anne Ginn, Zachary Steven Heinze, Jacqueline Hernandez,
Matthew Thomas Hicks, Jacob Nicholas Howard, Lisa Kim Nguyen Huynh, Emily Camille Kosh, Hostin Madison May, Catelyn Jennifer Myers and Kimberly Lien Truong.
• Cum Laude: Sydnie Morgan Anderson, Jessica Erin Bradberry, Andrea Taylor Daville, Brittany Hannah Derouen, Tanner Lien Hogan, Gretchen Elizabeth Hollier,
Jessica Nicole Kelly, Kelly Keith Royal, Maresa Janelle Schuff and Shaela Noelle Thayer.
BC High School candidates list Class of 2010, listed alphabetically
Colton Blake Abney, Lindsey Joy Adams, Rebecca Ann Allen, Sydnie Morgan Anderson, Miranda Leigh Arabie, Breanna Elise Armentrout-Russell, Vaughn Stephen Ayres III, Jacob Scott Ballard, Chelsea JoAnna Enola Bellair, Katherine Brianne Birdwell, Emily Anne Blanchard, Jacob Ryan Bland, Luke Matthew Bland, Tyler Anthony Bollenbacher, Evan Michael Boren, Eric Braden Borg, Brent Jeffrey Boyd, Jessica Erin Bradberry, Jessica Angeline Brooks, Valerie Marie Brown, Lauren Elisbeth Brownlie, Logan Wade Bryant, Ashley Nicole Buchanan, Jacob Cody Buffington, Haleigh Denise Bush, Cody William Calhoun, Rocio de Jesus Cardenas, Jose Miguel Carranza, Cody Glen Chappell, Ariel Kristine Chesson, Conor Wayne Cook, Ryan Blake Cormier, Keaton Trace Creel, Timothy Michael Cude, Jeremy Taylor Culp, John Thomas Culp, Dylan James Darbonne, Andrea Taylor Daville, Brittany Hannah Derouen, Torie Raeann DeRouen, Sean Presley Dionne, Chayse Mitchell Doguet, Timothy Aaron Duhon II, Emily Elizabeth Eaves, Reianne Alfonso Espina, K’Lynn Michelle Ess, Kirsten Kay Foreman, Amber Rose Foster, Jessica Elizabeth Frazee, Samantha Taylor Freeman, Kayleb Matthew Garbs, Esteban Miguel Garcia, Martin Garcia Jr., Nataílya Raichelle Garcia, Derek Wayne Gaspard, Emily Anne Ginn, Tanner Reed Girouard, Margarita Yazmin Gomez, Jeanna Anne Gonzales, Chelsea Renee Graham, Garrett Mikel Griffin, Sydney Elizabeth Hale, Amy Kay Hancock, Bryce Jacob Hartman, Zachary Steven Heinze, Jacqueline Hernandez, Matthew Thomas Hicks, Tanner Lien Hogan, Gretchen Elizabeth Hollier, D’Lisa Gail Howard, Jacob Nicholas Howard, Heather Brooke Howlett, Shelbie Sueanne Huffman, Lisa Kim Nguyen Huynh, Dylan Paul James, Lauren Ashley Justice, Jessica Nicole Kelly, Lexie Leigh Kennedy, Whitney Renee Knippers, Emily Camille Kosh, Tracy Dale Lacy, Robert Tyler Landrum, Wesley Stephen Lansdale, Joshua O’Niell Lemoine, Brandon Scott Longmire, Johnathan Pache Lozano, Keegan Shane Maceda, Joshua Clayton Marshall, Maci Elaine Mathews, Hostin Madison May, Nathan Addison McAnelly, Allen Perry McBride, Meredith Leigh Miller, Rachel Marie Moritz, Brooke Nicole Moseley, Shelby James Mulhollan, Catelyn Jennifer Myers, Randyn Don Myrick, Hoang Van Nguyen, Cierra Renee Nixon, Katelyn Elizabeth Norman, Devin Jake Oceguera, Colby Thurman Pachuca, Sara Kaitlin Palmer, Johnathon Dominic Peterson, Jordon Hunter Pickard, Melissa Ann Pittman, George Gabriel Pohorence II, Jennifer Lyndsay Powers, Alexis Kimberly Prestwood, Kaci Nicole Pruitt, Cody Alan Quigley, Tyler Luke Rhodes, Shelby Angella Richard, Alexa Bree Ann Richmond, Dakota Michael Risinger, Angelo Rene Rivera Jr., Joseph Wayne Robertson, Kayla Lynn Rogas, Nathan Levi Romine, Bridget Leigh Rothering, Tyler James Roy, Kelly Keith Royal, Eric Ray Runnels, Jessica Ann Russell, Kayla Lynn Sanchez, Amy Katherine Sattler, Jonathan Richard Savoy, Erin Renee Schroeder, Maresa Janelle Schuff, Amanda Kay Sharp, Monica Nicole Sharp, Ricci Michelle Shoemaker, Holly Diane Simpson, Seth Michael Slawson, Alyson Kae Smith, Meagan Marie Smith, Meghan Marie Smith, Bryce Alen Staggs, Morgan Leigh Stone, Harley Rae Strong, Thomas Reid Taylor III, Jessica Louise Terrell, Shaela Noelle Thayer, Kade Jordan Tolar, Vinh John Quang Tran, Kimberly Lien Truong, Meagan Leigh Turner, Jasmine Nichole Valencia, Alexandria Leigh Vanderheiden, Rafael Lance Vargas, Caleb Stephan Vaughn, William Burke Veillon, Jacob Daniel Vercher, Ngoc Hong Vu, Katelyn Diane Wall, Mallory Lynn Wappler, Kimberly Diane West, Christopher Daniel Weston, Megan Nichole Wise, Heather Nicole Work and Joshua Luis Zuniga.