Yantis State U.I.L. winners are shown with their coaches, as they brought back the
second place State U.I.L. Award in Spelling and placed individuals in two other
events, out of over 300 1-A Schools.
Yantis Names Top Students
at Thursday Awards Assembly
by: Bobby McDonald
Class Salutatorian, Ty Davis, left, and Valedictorian, Alyssa Bussell, were among the
top scholarship winners at Thursday's Awards Assembly at Yantis High School.
"We've had an outstanding year at Yantis School!" exclaimed High School Principal, Michael Alphin, as he welcomed parents, guests, and began Thursday's annual awards program at the school. "We've won our second in a row District UIL Championship, we've placed second in State UIL with a spelling team, and placed two more individuals at the state contest, and our students are poised to receive over $30,000.00 in scholarships, today!"
Alphin began Thursday's program with recognizing the students that had perfect attendance and the program ended with the presentation of a number of scholarships to members of the Class of 2012.
Enjoy these photos from Thursday's Awards Presentation at Yantis School:
Alphin presented Ty Davis with the DAAR Scholarship.
Ty Davis, Sarah McCullough, Amy Bryant, and Shayna Garrett each received a scholarship from
the Lake Country Neighbors Association.
Ty Davis received the Professional Land & Title Scholarship from Markeda Fisher and Kayla Price.
Shayna Garrett and Ty Davis were the recipients of the Yantis Masonic Lodge #382 Awards.
Rocio Olayo, Shayna Garrett, Alyssa Bussell, and Amy Bryant each received a $4000.00 Tyler Junior
Alyssa Bussell received the Pilot Club of Quitman Scholarship.
Brian Irby received the Lake Country Classic Car Club Scholarship.
Ty Davis and Alyssa Bussell received the Yantis Booster Club Scholarships.
Ty Davis received the City National Bank Scholarship.
Alyssa Bussell, Amy Bryant, Shayna Garrett, and Ty Davis received the Yantis Lions
Sarah McCullough received the Retired Teachers Scholarship.
Sarah McCullough received the Wood County National Bank Scholarship.
District UIL Winners.
State UIL Qualifiers.
Senior Class Award winners.
Junior Class Award winners.
Sophomore Class Award winners.
Freshman Class Award winners.
Shelby Shoemaker Cristo Sanchez
8th Grade Valedictorian 8th Grade Salutatorian
8th grade award winners.
7th grade award winners.
6th grade award winners.
These students received perfect attendance awards.
Congratulations to Yantis Students!!!!