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SSHS Class of 2016: Valedictorian Kendall Wallace, Salutatorian Sidney Dietze


L to R, Valedictorian Kendall Wallace, SSHS Principal Derek Driver, Salutatorian Sidney Dietze

Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the 2016 Graduating Class at Sulphur Springs High School were introduced to the School Board Monday night. Tuesday morning local media spoke with Valedictorian Kendall Wallace, 18, daughter of Mark and Michelle Wallace and Salutatorian Sidney Dietze, 17, daughter of Jason and Jill Dietze.


Valedictorian Kendall Wallace, center, and parents Mark and Michelle Wallace

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Kendall will graduate with a 4.35909 grade point average and plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin following graduation. Her goal is to become a surgeon. During her high school career her interests, accomplishments and activities include: National Honor Society, Health Science Technology Education Practicum, Health Occupations Students of America, Hopkins County High School Leadership Class, Hi-King Klub, and Key Club.


Salutatorian Sidney Dietze, center, and parents Jason and Jill Dietze

Sidney graduates with a 4.16905 grade point average and plans to attend Baylor University. Her career plan is to become a Cardiologist. During her high school career, she has been class president all four years, Vice President of the Gladys Alexander Chapter of the National Honor Society, Academic All-District 15 5-A Volleyball her junior and senior years, Honorable mention All-District Volleyball, 2016 Homecoming Court nominee, recipient of the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award, and Hopkins County Dairy Festival Queen. She is President of the Key Club this year, a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Sulphur Springs High School President’s Council Athlete’s Representative, National Thespian Society, and Hopkins County High School Leadership Class.

Author: Staff Reporter

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