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Southern Vance High School Graduation Marshals

Southern Vance High School has selected its sophomore and junior graduation marshals for 2014-2015. They will assist with ceremonies for the Class of 2015 Class Night on May 19, and the Graduation ceremony on June 13.

SVHS Sophomore Marshals

The graduation marshals are shown in the accompanying photos and include as sophomores in the first photo, front row from left, Ariana Aguirre, Luis Amaya-Villa, Brittany Bennett, Dasia Burrell, Viridiana Chavez, Yasmene Clark, Alyssa Dickerson and Dalton Elliott. On the second row, from left, are Gavin Eutsler, Kenia Gomez Jimenez, Cynthia Harrington, Kendall Harris, Anna Hernandez, Krystal Jones, Alexis Lowery, Antonia Loyd, and Carrington Matias. On the back row, from left, are Lizeth Nieto, Vianey Nonato, Heidy Reyes, Shaqundra Richardson, Jasmine Rodriguez, Samya Susewell, Jordan Thomas, Logan Waite and Autumn Wortham. Others selected as sophomore marshals who were not available for the photo are Jan Aldana, Daniel Faulkner, Datasha Hedgepeth, Brandon Lawrence, Angela Martinez, Tyler Patrick and Yahnae’ Quinn.

SVHS Junior Marshals

Junior marshals include in the second photo, front row from left, Nigoria Alston, Dominique Anderson, Ayzha Burwell, Samaria Carter, Canaan Dale and Logan Edwards. On the second row, from left, are Julissa Isidro Arellano, Maya Kearney, Cayla Ranes and Alicia Shearin. On the back row, from left, are Joseph Strickland, Kaliyah Tunstall, Brittany West and Keena White. Those junior marshals not pictured include Brielle Barrow, Monica Branch, Jhan’e Palmer, Megan Penny and Jacqueline Peoples.


Northern Vance High School National Honor Society Inductions

A total of 23 students who attend Northern Vance High School were inducted into the school’s National Honor Society chapter for their high academic achievements during special ceremonies held in the school’s cafeteria on May 14. Those inducted into the chapter are shown in the photo and include, seated from left, Megan Andrews, Donye Burwell, Charlie Chiem, Tamiya Davis, Brooks Falkner, Alliya Gadsden, Savannah Hester and Holly Hilliard. Inductees standing, from left, are Nora Martinez, Chaquella Mason, Hannah Mason, Shadi Nagi, Courtney Parham, Connor Pendergrass, Turner Roberson, Jade’jah Robinson, Bailey Shelton, Imani Simmons, Marissa Vaughan and Jeffrey Zheng. Additional students, who were inducted but not present, were Joel Royster, Nathaniel Stevenson and Sherie Whitfield.

NVHS Honor Society Inductees


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Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society

The Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society of Henderson is dedicated to helping the homeless animals at the Vance County Animal Shelter in finding the loving homes they deserve. They are in need of items and donations. There are several shelter dogs and cats that need immediate vetting and there are several animals in boarding awaiting transport to rescue groups. Items that are in need include crates, flea/tick medication, puppy pads for travel and much more. Due to the economy, a record number of animals are being surrendered to the shelter.

***If there is any way you can donate, even a small amount, it would be greatly appreciated. Please donate to:

Ruin Creek Animal Protection Society of Henderson
301 Pine Trail
Henderson, NC 27537


Vance County Animal Shelter

The shelter is full of dogs, cats and kittens in urgent need of adoption. Please call or visit the shelter if you are interested in fostering or adopting.

The Vance County Animal Shelter is in need bleach in order to disinfect and keep a disease free environment. If you are interested in donating the shelter is open Mondays 12:30-4:30, Tues-Thurs 10am-2pm and Saturdays 8am-12 noon.

The Animal Shelter is located at 165 Vance Academy Rd in Henderson. Phone number is 252-492-3136.