Po-Hi valedictorian, salutatorian named

Ponca City Now - May 4, 2016 4:19 pm

The Ponca City Senior High School 2016 Graduating Class announces Joshua Braley Spiers as the Valedictorian and Faith Elizabeth Greenhagen as Salutatorian.

Po-Hi graduation is at 8 p..m. Friday, May 20 at Sullins Stadium. Ceremonies will be held in Robson Field House in case of inclement weather. Baccalaureate is at 7 p.m. Friday, May 19, in Howell Auditorium.

Spiers is the son of Jacey and Jay Hopkins. He plans to attend the Oklahoma State University, majoring in chemical engineering. He then plans to go to medical school and become a doctor.

Greenhagen is the daughter of Chris and Emily Greenhagen. She plans to attend the University of Tulsa, majoring in theatre and political science with a certificate in international studies and a minor in Spanish. She hopes to serve a tour in the Peace Corps after receiving her undergraduate degree, and then return to school to get a degree in international law.

Activities and honors for both scholars include:

Joshua Spiers – Awards/Honors/Clubs/Activities
Class of 2016 Valedictorian

AP Scholar with Honor

Oklahoma Academic All-State Nominee

Academic Team – 11th & 12th

Sophomore Outstanding Student

W.B. Clark Memorial Scholarship

Community Health Foundation Scholarship

DAR (Daughters of American Revolution)

NHS – 11th & 12th

Youth Traffic Court – 11th & 12th

DECA – 11th & 12th

DECA President – 12th

Great Race Team – 11th & 12th

Foreign Language Club Rep. – 12th

Tennis Captain – 11th & 12th

Tennis – 9th & 12th

Scholastic Award for Tennis – 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Active at St. Mary’s Youth – 9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th

Faith Greenhagen – Awards/Honors/Clubs/Activities

Class of 2016 Salutatorian

AP Scholar with Honor – 12th

DAR (Daughters of American Revolution)

Elks Chapter Scholarship

Oklahoma Academic All-State Nominee

Oklahoma Girls State – 11th

Junior Outstanding Student – 11th

Student Council – 9th & 12th

NHS President – 12th (Member 11th & 12th)

Sophomore Homecoming Attendant – 10th

Foreign Language Club – 9th, 11th, 12th

Ponca Playhouse – 10th, 11th, 12th

Eastman Bank Most Valuable Citizen Award – 12th


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