Logan Krodle and Matthew Wheat have been named the top honor graduates of Cumby High School Senior Class of 2022.
Logan Krodle, son of Brandon and Keri Krodle, earned the distinction of being this year’s valedictorian with a 4.0018 cumulative grade point average.
Krodle has been a student at Cumby ISD his whole life. Logan graduated from Paris Junior College Friday with an Associate of Science in Accounting, a few weeks before he officially wraps up his high school career.
Staff at CISD noted that “Logan is an exceptional young man, and we are proud to have him as a student at Cumby ISD.”
While in high school, Krodle has participated in baseball, basketball, and track. He is a member of the National Honor Society, and is on the Alliance Bank Student Advisory Board.
He also was nominated as the Chad’s Media + Alliance Bank Student of the Month for April, and received a National Merit Scholar Recognition Indigenous/Small Rural School Scholarship in the amount of $24,000.
Krodle has been accepted to Texas A&M University – College Station, where he will major in Business Administration with the goal of becoming a CPA. He was awarded a $1,500 TAMU Tuition Support Award , a $500 Cumby Athletic Booster Club Scholarship and a $1,000 Cumby Tel Scholarship to help him attain that goal.
With a GPA of 3.8350, Matthew Wheat is the second highest ranking senior at Cumby High School. The CHS Class of 2022 salutatorian is the son of Jeff and Robin Wheat.
“Matthew is an outstanding young man, and a true asset to Cumby ISD,” school officials said of Wheat,
Wheat has attended Cumby ISD since first grade. While in high school, Matthew has been a member of the National Honor Society, Beta, Texas Association of Future Educators and Student Council. He has participated in One Act Play, the Citizen Bee and UIL academic competitions. Matthew has been the captain of the Football Film Crew and co-founded the Gaming Club.
Wheat has been accepted into the Honors College at The University of North Texas in Denton, where he will major in History with the goal of becoming a high school history teacher, and eventually a history professor at the college level. He has been awarded a UNT Excellence Scholarship in the amount of $7,000 annually as well as a $3,000 UNT Merit Scholarship to help him attain his goals.
Other Notables For CHS Seniors
Both top graduates at Cumby High School will be recognized, along with the other members of the Senior Class of 2022, at a commencement service Friday, May 27, 2022.
This week was designed as a fun week to reward seniors for their 12-13 years of hard work. On Monday, seniors and National Honor Society members were slated to tour Urban Air in Rockwall. While prekindergarten through fifth graders are enjoying a field day complete with water events Tuesday, Cumby High School seniors enjoyed an outing at Shenaniganz in Rockwall. Wednesday, the seniors are slated to head to Sulphur Springs to enjoy a movie at Bright Star Cinemas. While Cumby Junior High students attend an awards ceremony in the gym Thursday morning, seniors are scheduled to visit the Dallas Zoo.
Community Lighthouse Baptist Church will honor seniors Sunday, May 22, with a Senior Baccalaureate Service at 6 p.m. Graduates and their families will then be treated to light refreshments after the service.
This year’s Cumby High School Senior Class includes Aelyn Fuentes, Annalyse Drake, Azlyn Hornsby, Brooklyn Shamburger, Casey Elmore, Cassidy Jimenez, Clayton Jensen, Constance Smith, Cordelia “Cordie” Moseley, Dakota Morgan, Damian Cota, Dayli Sims, Dylan Young, Emily McJohnston, Fabian Camargo, Germarray Weatherall, Isabela Vizcaya, Israel Torres, Jaden Basham, Kaiden Jones, Katie Sells, Kera Turner, Logan Krodle, Logan Miller, Marcelo Vizcaya, Matthew Wheat, Montgomery Owens, Savannah Kurn and Summer Coke.