DELPHOS — Jefferson High School’s 137th commencement will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Jefferson Middle School Auditorium. There are 71 members in the class of 2012.
Commencement speaker will be Landeck Elementary and Franklin Elementary schools Principal Mark Fuerst, The Rev. Randy Bevington, Ohio City Church of God, will deliver the invocation and the benediction. The Student Prayer will be delivered by Justin Rode. Commencement music will be provided by the Commencement Band, under the direction of David Stearns, and by the senior members of the Vocal Music Department, under the direction of Tammy Wirth.
The valedictorian of the class is Cassidy Bevington and the salutatorian is Lindzi Hoersten. They will be addressing the assembly on behalf of the class of 2012.
Bevington is the daughter of Randy and Judy Bevington. Her high school activities include National Honor Society, serving as vice president this year; Delphos Junior Optimist Club, serving as president this year; Varsity “D” Club; Fellowship of Christian Athletes, serving as a leader this year; Students Against Destructive Decisions, serving as president this year; Student Council; band, serving as president this year; Quiz Bowl; and the musical. She has played soccer and softball for four years, receiving 2nd-team all-NWC honors in soccer this year. Bevington has been the top student in Geometry, Algebra II, Trigonometry/Statistics, Advanced Placement Statistics, Biology I, Biology II, Physics, College Prep. English I, Advanced Placement English Language and Composition, Current Events and French I and II. She has taken the Advanced Placement Exams in Statistics, Calculus, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition and French. She is also very involved in her church youth group, EPIC Student Ministries. She will attend Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, majoring in physics or engineering physics.
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