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Saluting our 2020 Graduating Seniors

Our office is taking a moment to remember our graduating seniors. This is especially important in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and that our seniors did not get to experience their final year in high school the way they would have liked to. Please help us congratulate these seniors. For more information on the Wayne County 4-H program, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

Information about each senior is found underneath their photo.

Senior Salute - Zara Harold 2020

This is Zara Harold, a senior from Spring Valley High School. She is a four year member of the Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, and various other honor bands. She is a member of the Wayne County 4-H Ambassadors, has her 4-H Charting Pin, and a recipient of the Head H from Alpha 2 in 2019.

Senior Salute - Andrew Kelley 2020

This is Andrew Kelley, a 2020 graduate of Spring Valley High School. His parents are Scott and Sarah Kelley. He has been active with the 4-H Shooting Sports competing at county, state and national levels as well as the JROTC Drill & Rifle Teams at SVHS. In fact, Andrew competed in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Competition in 2019 and placed 5th nationally. Andrew is the current President of the Sharp Shooters 4-H Club. Some of his other accomplishments include CTE Completer, Honor Roll, and the recipient of the Marksmanship award for three years. He has worked as a lifeguard for two years at Dreamland Pool and the YMCA and enjoys blacksmithing as a hobby. His plans include pursuing a Registered Nurse degree with the long-term goal of becoming a nurse practitioner in trauma care.

Senior Salute - Jessica Mitchell 2020

This is Jessica Mitchell, who graduated from Spring Valley High School with very high honors. Her parents are Toby and Becky Mitchell of Prichard. Jessica is a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society, MU Alpha Theta, and Beta Club. She has competed in county and regional horse shows for many years as well as participated in the Southern District Horse Camp. Jessica is also serving as President of the Wayne County 4-H Horse and Livestock Club. Jessica plans to attend Marshall University in the fall and major in pre-veterinarian medicine. 

Senior Salute - Ethan Napier 2020

This is Ethan Napier, graduating from Spring Valley High School with Honors. He served as Sagamore of the Seneca Tribe at Older Camp in 2018 and showed livestock (rabbits, feeder calves, and market steers) and won beef showmanship one year, as part of the 4-H Livestock Show with the Wayne County Fair. He also attended state 4-H camp two years in a row. Ethan will pursue Economics and Accounting at Marshall University this fall.

Senior Salute - Chase Smith 2020

This is Chase Smith, a 2020 Homeschool Graduate. His parents are Tim and Amy Smith of Prichard. He has been a member of the Whites Creek Critters 4-H Club and has been active with the 4-H Ambassadors, as well as with county and state 4-H camps. His favorite things during high school include 4-H Shooting Sports and soccer. Chase plans to pursue Computer Science/ Engineering at Marshall University this fall. 

Senior Salute - Javan Christian 2020

Ja van C hristian, graduating Senior from Wayne High School, is the son of our office secretary, Becky Christian. Javan has participated in the Wayne High School Biomedical program and the Robotics team. He is a recipient of the John Laidley and Promise Sc holarships. After graduation, Javan plans to attend Marshall University to pursue a career in the medical field.