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Potter, Ricketson Top Ranked Saltillo 8th Graders

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Tobin Potter and Shelbi Ricketson are recognized as the top ranked Saltillo 8th graders.

Valedictorian Tobin Potter is the son of Dr. T.K. and Karen Potter.

He said his favorite subjects in school are math and science. He received Math, Reading and Science Awards and is on the A Honor Roll.

At school, Tobin is involved in Junior FFA, and plays on the Saltillo Lions Basketball team, runs cross country, baseball and trade.

He is a member of First Baptist Church of Sulphur Springs and sings in the Haystack Youth Choir.

Tobin said his hobbies and interests include working at Hopkins County Vet Clinic, hunting, fishing, and spending time with friends and family.

Eighth Grade Class of 2022 Salutatorian Shelbi Ricketson is the daughter of Jason and Jennifer Ricketson.

Her favorite subjects in school are science and athletics. She played on the junior high basketball team and ran cross country.

Among the awards and honors she has received include being the 8th Grade Top Reader and being on the A Honor Roll.

Shelbi’s hobbies and interests include playing basketball, reading, hunting, camping and spending time with family.

Tobin and Shelbi will be honored along with the rest of hte 8th grade class at a Junior High Graduation service at 7 p.m. May 26, 2022, in Garmon Gym.

Saltillo 8th Grade Class of 2022

Saltillo ISD released the following updated schedule for the last week of school:

  • May 22
    • Baccalaureate Saltillo Baptist 6 p.m.
  • May 23rd
    • AR trip (K-5th)
    • Masonic Lunch Mount Vernon
    • AR trip (JH-HS)
  • May 24th
    • Senior & Kindergarten Walk Through 9 a.m.
    • High School Awards 7 p.m. in the gym
  • May 25
    • Elementary awards 9 a.m.
    • Jr. High awards. following elementary awards
    • Yearbook forms due without Personalization
  • May 26
    • Kindergarten Graduation 9:30 a.m.
    • Last day of school
    • Jr High Graduation 7 p.m. in the Garmon Gym
  • May 27
    • High School Graduation 7 p.m. in the Garmon Gym
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Author: Faith Huffman

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