It was an emotional afternoon on Saturday, May 23rd as the 2015 class of Edmonson County High School said their final goodbyes as students at the annual commencement ceremony. 117 students made up this year's class with many receiving scholarships and being recognized for outstanding achievements.
Miss Regan Sailing was honored as valedictorian and received the Regents Scholarship from Western Kentucky University, as well as the Edmonson County Education Association Scholarship. She was an honor student, held a 4.0 or higher GPA and was also a Youth Leadership graduate.
Left: Valedictorian Regan Sailing addresses the class of 2015.
Cole Bedwell was named the salutatorian and received the Reuling Scholarship from Lindsey Wilson College as well as the Jacob Irwin Memorial Scholarship. He was also an honor graduate while maintaining a 4.0 or higher GPA.
Right: Salutatorian Cole Bedwell delivers his speech to the graduating class.
There were 37 students who received honors diplomas and 22 students who held a 4.0 or higher GPA during all four years of high school. A very impressive number of 44 students received at least one scholarship, with almost half of those students receiving more than one.
McK'la Burgess was recognized for being enlisted in the United States Army, and Samantha Easto for being enlisted in the United States Marine Corp.
Ceirra Whitman was recognized for never missing a single day of school, having perfect attendance from grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Michael Meredith presented the graduating class as superintendent Patrick Waddell presented the diplomas.
From all of us here at the Edmonson Voice, we congratulate the graduating Edmonson County Wildcat Class of 2015 and we wish you nothing but the best in the days to come.
Darren Doyle, Editor
Paul Blanton, photos