A pair of area middle schools held promotion ceremonies recently. Cassville Middle School promoted 152 eighth graders and Shell Knob School honored 21 graduates.
The CMS promotion event was held May 22 in the middle school gym. Student Body President Rebecca Haney and Vice-President Izabella Larson addressed the assembly, and Layne Rose, Cassville High School student body president, also spoke. The eighth grade choir performed "You'll Always Be a Part of Me."
CMS eighth grade graduates included: Ce'sha Adams, Jeremy Agans, Michael Angel, Garrett Barnes, Ashley Batsche, Jacob Beck, Emma Beeson, Sevanna Berry, Levi Boxley, Allison Bradford, Kyle Brady, Wesley Branham, Calisia Brookes, Jeremiah Broshar, Jamie Brown, Tyler Bruxvoort, Mikhaila Burbridge.
Amanda Burkitt, Celiste Burton, Sara Byler, Adam Cabral, Whisper Cain, Alberto Castro, John Cavness, Drew Chadd, Brittany Clark, Macayla Coleman, Kendal Cooper, Mitchell Cooper, Steven Cornell, Benjamin Crawford, Anthony Daniels, Staci Day, Austin Deffenbaugh, Brianna Dittmar, Kayla Doolittle, Reba Dupont, Lacey Elkins.
William Elliott, Jaime Everett, Adrianna Fine, Lauren Fitzpatrick, Oto Franco, Lauren Frazier, Rebecca Gilbert, Ricardo Gonzalez, Rita Gonzalez, Robert Griffith, Dale Groth, Jr., Tomas Guerrero, Christian Hagan, Rebecca Haney, Chai Hang, Alexander Hare, Dusty Hayes, Kory Hayward, Ethan Headlee, Mary Higgins, Tyler Hill, Devin Hobbs.
Trevor Hobbs, Amanda Holder, Jessica Holenda, Gage Holloway, Klayten Holt, Travis Honeyman, Jayne Hoover, Misti Horton, Spencer House, Kennadi Howard, Josh Howcroft, Taylor Inman, Ashley Jackson, Kaitlin Jacobs, Daniel Jones, Logan Jones, Kerry Karns, Natasha Kay, Miles Keithley, Joshua Lannum, Izabella Larson, Matthew Lawrence.
Zane LeCompte, Marissa Lekarczyk, Patience Lewis, Landon Long, Tyler Long, Megan Lyons, Crystal Mallory, Conrad Marrs, Garrett Marshall, Brianna Martin, Josh McCarroll, Breanna Miller, Jeanine Mona, Zachary Muise, Kreg Myers, Darren Nance, Connor Nesbitt, Ricky Nichols, Angela Nickle, Chad Norman, Vanessa Ortega, Benjamin Paine II, Samii Paine.
Tyler Pankratz, Nallely Perez, Justin Pflug, Danielle Pianalto, Jordyn Ragland, Susan Ray, Ashley Reid, Laney Riehn, Claudia Rivera, Ashley Roberts, Vincent Roberts, Isaac Romero, Dakota Rose, Kristy Rose, Trey Rose, Rachel Sanders, Dakota Schwartz, Joshua Sexton, Cliff Shoemaker, Julie Shoemaker, Stephanie Smith, Trinity Smith, Jerod Stillwell, Jennifer StJohn.
Haylee Stockton, Michelle Stranch, Stanton Stringer, Nathan Sutphin, John Thompson, Yeeshua Thor, Samantha Treat, Dillon Triplett, Cailey Trotter, Marissa Tucker, Angel Urbina, Cari Vollenweider, Kelsey Vollenweider, Jay Watkins, Alexander Weinreber, Lane Weldy, Evan White, Alex Williams, Brooke Williams, Adam Wilson, Camryn Wilson, Aghsah Zamniak and Jesus Zermeno.
Shell Knob event
Shell Knob School's graduation ceremony included Zackery Durossette and Taylor Drosset as class speakers and Jessi Johnson as the guest speaker. The middle school band performed "To a New Beginning."
Shell Knob's Class of 2008 included: Alexander Kenneth Beck, Joseph Anthony James Lee Campbell, Darlene Jewel Darbro, Taylor Elizabeth Drosset, Zackery Kerthanuelle Durossette, Jackee Dale Grayum, Ashley Nicole Hunt, Kyle Ray Kahler, Renea Josephine Lange, Brittany Lynn Lett, Joel Michael Maher, Gabrielle Lynn Ogan, Jessica Louise Owens, Dustin Lee Parsons, Danelle Janea Peoples, Anthony Wayne Peredoe, Emily Shyann Pouncey, Dustin Paul Ramsey, Thomas Jay Reynolds, Briana Danielle Street and Christopher Carroll Thornborrow.