Peabody High School has named 18 scholars in the Class of 2018.
To receive scholar status, a student must score 1,694 or more points. Points are figured by multiplying the student’s ACT composite score by 27.777 and multiplying his/her GPA by 250 then adding the two scores. There are 1,000 possible points in each category.
The scholars will lead the processional at commencement Friday, May 25, in the Peabody gym. Graduation begins at 7 p.m. Baccalaureate is Wednesday, May 23, 7 p.m. in the gym.
Parents: Cindy Letienne, Maurice Letienne
FCCLA, History club
Jackson State for two years then enter a nursing program
Parents: Phil and Cary Grooms
Activities: Soccer, Football, FCCLA, and Trenton Church of Christ
Future plans: Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering at UT Martin.
Parents: Bryan and Stephanie Franks
Activities: soccer, cheer, tennis, Beta Club, Peabody Pals, History Club, FCA, Pep Club, STEM Club
Future Plans: I plan to attend the Mississippi State University and major in biochemistry.
Parents: Autumn & Jason Renfroe, Chris & Sheri Baker
Activities: Soccer (4 yr), Beta Club (3 yr), Student Council (2y), First Christian Church
Future plans: UT Chattanooga majoring in social work Master’s Degree
Parents: James & Bobbie Phares, Paul Heatherly
Activities: FTA, Band
Future plans: UTM – Teacher
Bethany Ann McKenzie
Parents: John McKenzie, Sammy and Tiffany Edmiston
GPA: 3.796 @ PHS, 4.0, 33 credit hours @DSCC,
Activities: West TN Lamb Exhibitor, FFA President, Student Council Treasurer, Beta Club, HOSA, FTA, First Presbyterian Church of Trenton.
Future plans: Mississippi State University majoring in Biochemistry.
Parents: Jerald & Sonya Campbell
Activities: Cheer, Peabody Pals, and Beta Club
Future plans: Attending UT Martin for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Dixie Elise Reed
Parents: Paige Jones Reed, Judd & Denise Reed
Activities: Public Communications for Student Council, Pep club, Beta Club, FTA, FCCLA
Future plans: Dyersburg State majoring in education.
Parents: J.J. & Nikki Whitwell
Activities: Beta Club, Gold Honor Roll, Future Teachers of America, Best Buddies, Varsity Football, West TN All-Star Football Team, Post season All-District & All-State Football, Dyer County Clay Target Team, FCA, Outstanding Senior, and Boys State Representative.
Future plans: Will be attending Martin Methodist College in the fall to pursue a degree in Wildlife Biology.
Parents: Sergio & Estela Martinez
Activities: PHS girls’ soccer
Future plans: US Army
Parents: Donna Warren, Paul Warren
Activities: STEM Club, Chess Club, and FTA
Future plans: College – MTSU
Michael A. Crutchfield
Parents: Michael S. Crutchfield, Regina Choate
Activities: Tennis team, STEM Club, Chess Club, FTA
Future plans: US Navy
Parents: Rachel & Shane Moore
Future plans: Dyersburg State for two years, then a four-year university with a major in accounting.
Parents: Tricia & Steve Young; Jason and CaRae Tubbs
Activities: Band, FTA, and Beta Club
Future plans: UT Martin for Animal Science
Parents: Michelle and Mike Scott, Michael and Sally Cates
Activities: Band, Student Council, Yearbook, Beta, STEM, Englewood Baptist Church Orchestra
Future plans: University of Tennessee at Martin, majoring in Animal Science.
Jasmine Shyanne Love
Parents: Dorell Love, Kimberly and Billy Wilkins
Activities: tennis, soccer, Beta Club, Student Council, FTA, Upward Bound, yearbook
Future plans: Attending University of TN at Knoxville in the fall to study Supply Chain Management.
Parents: Marcus & Melinda Jones
Activities: Basketball, soccer, Beta Club, FCA, FTA, STEM Club, Student Council
Parents: Gil and Leah Jean Rollins
Activities: Officer in Beta Club, FTA, & HOSA. PHS Band of Gold Captain, Class Treasurer
Future plans: UT Chattanooga for Pre-Pharmacy