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K’Lah Skidmore, Maria Lara Recognized As Como-Pickton High School Valedictorian, Salutatorian
May24

K’Lah Skidmore, Maria Lara Recognized As Como-Pickton High School Valedictorian, Salutatorian

K’Lah Skidmore and Maria Lara were honored this week as the top students in the Como-Pickton High School Senior Class of 2019. K’Lah Skidmore, daughter of Lee Skidmore and Kris Brown of Pickton, graduates first in the class of 63 students Friday with a 3.8 grade point average. She has attended Como-Pickton CISD for 13 years. The valedictorian has been active in sports, and involved in National Honor Society and FCCLA....

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Teer, Tran Named Top Seniors At Como-Pickton
May17

Teer, Tran Named Top Seniors At Como-Pickton

Como-Pickton High School Principal Kelly Baird announced the top seniors at Como-Pickton. Makayla Marie Teer graduates at the top of her class as valedictorian and Sarah Tran as the salutatorian of the Senior Class of 2020. 2020 CPHS Valedictorian Makayla Marie Teer is the daughter of James and Eva Teer of Sulphur Springs. Her brothers and sister-in-law are Justin Teer of Sulphur Springs and Allan and Stephanie Teer of Greenville. She...

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Como-Pickton High School Names Top 10 Seniors
Apr24

Como-Pickton High School Names Top 10 Seniors

This year’s top 10 Como-Pickton High School seniors were announced Friday afternoon, April 24. Makayla Teer earned valedictorian honors and Sarah Tran salutatorian honors. Also making the top 10 are seniors Jake Anderson, Ruby (Gema) Mercado, Carol Nabors, Mya Lewis, Andrew Rasgado, Nolan Brown, Ruben Preciado and Diana Gallegos. Como-Pickton recognizes this year’s top 10 seniors

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Como-Pickton Seniors Honored At Academic Awards Assembly
May23

Como-Pickton Seniors Honored At Academic Awards Assembly

Como-Pickton High School Principal Kelly Baird welcomes students and guests to the school’s annual Senior Academic Awards Assembly. Como-Pickton High School seniors were honored this week with awards, scholarships and honors during the annual Senior Academic Awards program. The Class of 2019 was awarded at least $170,600 in scholarships, at the annual salute of outstanding 12th graders. Valedictorian K’Lah Skidmore was...

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Como-Pickton Class of 2016 has 52 students
May30

Como-Pickton Class of 2016 has 52 students

52 Eagles crossed the stage for their diplomas on Friday May 27 in the Ron Heflin Stadium on the campus of Como-Pickton CISD. Two young ladies represent the Class of 2016; McKenzie Ingalls is Valedictorian and Rayla Petty is Salutatorian.  

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CPJH Academic Awards Announced
May19

CPJH Academic Awards Announced

Baxley, Monk Named Top 8th Graders While Como-Pickton Junior High was unable to host the 8th grade awards program scheduled earlier in the year to take place on May 18, school administrators and staff still recognized students accomplishments. CPJH Principal Cassie Bland announced this year’s CPJH Academic Awards recipients, including Top 10, perfect attendance and Honor Roll award recipients Monday. Top 10 Earning top honors as...

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A “Salute to Excellence” For All Area Graduates of the Class of 2018!
May22

A “Salute to Excellence” For All Area Graduates of the Class of 2018!

The staff of KSST, Channel 18 TV and ksstradio.com salute the hard work and commitment to excellence that graduates of the area schools have shown as they prepare for their big day, graduation. It is our privilege to congratulate them and wish them unlimited success!   There are 50 senior classmen who will receive diplomas at Como-Pickton High School graduation in the Eagles’ Heflin Field on Friday May 25 at 7:30pm. (in...

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Graduation News Around Hopkins County
May25

Graduation News Around Hopkins County

SSISD…Graduation on Friday May 26 at 7:00 pm  in the Arena of the Hopkins County Civic Center. There are 285 graduates wearing the cap and gown, with Lydia Burleson and Tori Mattison representing the top of the Class of 2017. NORTH HOPKINS…28 students will be handed their diplomas on Saturday May 27 at 3 pm in the W.S. Long Gymnasium. Mary Brown is Valedictorian and Christian Matlock is Valedictorian. SALTILLO…Anna...

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Miller Grove News
May27

Miller Grove News

by Brandon Darrow I’m making up for lost time this week.  Since I didn’t have time to write a news column last week I have quite a bit to report this go-round. First I would like to pass along my condolences to the Plunk family of Miller Grove.  Bobby Neal Plunk passed away May 11, 2016.  He was born Apr. 1, 1936, in Emory.  He was the son of Horace Cleo Plunk and Evelyn Plunk.  He married Mollie Lindsey in 1998 in Miller Grove.  He...

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Top Students and Graduation Dates for Area High Schools
May20

Top Students and Graduation Dates for Area High Schools

North Hopkins High School has 15 seniors who will graduate on Saturday Jun 6. Commencement will be conducted at 3 p.m. in Panther Gym. Valedictorian is Maruricio Gamez and Salutatorian is Denice Franco. Sulphur Bluff High School will graduate 13 seniors Saturday June 6th at 5 p.m. in the new high school gym. Their top two graduates will be announced May 29th during awards day ceremonies. Yantis ISD will graduate 16 in commencement...

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