Madison County High School’s 2016 valedictorian Jessica Samuel, of Royston, plans to spend her summer volunteering at a hospice center in Atlanta before she begins her college career at Georgia Tech this fall studying material science.
But first, she and salutatorian Samantha Kincaid, of Colbert, who will study genetics at the University of Georgia come fall, will lead the class of 2016 during commencement exercises at the Classic Center in downtown Athens Friday night.
Samuel is the daughter of Stanley and Sabrina Samuel. She has one brother, John Samuel, who was salutatorian of the Class of 2014.
Kincaid is the daughter of Tony and Kelly Kincaid. She has a brother Joshua, who is a rising eighth grader, and a sister, Mary, who will be in sixth grade this fall.
Kincaid says after graduation her grandparents will take her on a surprise destination senior trip next month.
MCHS Class of 2016 honor graduates
Honor graduates for the Class of 2016 include: Amber Nicole Adams, Samuel John Bartlett, Justin Russell Bishop, Mary Kate Bowles, Elizabeth Matet Carmichael, Lauren Amberlie Chitwood, Cheyenne Michelle Cleveland, Claire Marie Coberly, Alexis Maria Davis, Shannon Kathleen Dinkle, Robert Eli Dixon, Maranda Joy Dove, Carrie Alice Dove, Joe Chance Dudley, Davis Chase Dudley, Leah Michelle Gearing, Emily Elizabeth Halpin, Emily Leann Hill, Todd Wallace Huff, James Kacie Mae James, Trinity Taylor Kimsey, Samantha Danielle Kincaid, Chandler Adam Kyle, Nathan Daniel Lewis, Arimar Marin, Josie Katherine McKenzie, Melody Faith Montgomery, Viral K. Patel. Kasi Marie Pressley, Kayla Ann Reilly, Jessica lee Samuel, Allison Renee Sarna, Leah Catherine Scarborough, Rory Christopher Smith, Hannah Lee Smith, Cameron Kade Stevenson, Amber MarieTanner, Courtney Chuc-Vy Ton-Nu, Brittany Nha-Y Tran, Andrew Tyler Tyson and Charlie Pham Vu.
— See the annual Madison County Journal graduation section in this week’s print edition.
Salutatorian Samantha Kincaid (L) and valedictorian Jessica Samuel will lead the Class of 2016 during graduation ceremonies Friday night at the Classic Center in downtown Athens. Margie Richards/staff
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