Lynn L. Martin
Alva Middle School Eighth Grade 2017 – From left, front row: Baylor Wren, Maddy Beiswanger, Rebecka Abraham, Kyra Prophet, Tanner Quinlan, Hannah Reiman, Cammi Rogge, Haley Jackson, Katherine Ryerson, Jaylyn Scribner, Zeke Simmons, Zachary Thomas, Zayin Tiger, Bethany Towns, Gabriel Vasquez, Jadyn Heidrick, Zachary Wallis, David Carpenter. Middle row: Sandra Fragosa, Emily Barton, Emma Place, Jaedyn Gleyre, Gavin Perez, Matthew Hansel, Samuel Houston, Nathen Hunt, Madison Buckley, Dayla Johnson, Aimee Chapman, Spencer Kinzie, Delaney Lambert, Bridgitte Crouch, Ingrid Maldonado, Morgann Martin, Hannah Mason, Dominic Minjares, Tara Owen, Alec Ferguson. Back row: Tania Arizmendi, Hoby Furgason, Joe Parsons, Brickman Bradt, Isaac Ruhl, Harley Bynum, Ethan Kilmer, Rianna Clark, Morgan Cook, Dominick Covert, Talon Lynch, Cameryn Decker, Devin Dowty, Logan Eades, Kory Faulkner, Adjany Antonio, Cole Wiersig. Not pictured: Rachel Bratton, Dusty Colvin, Logan Dominguez, Kailey Gouker, Trinady Smith.
Tornado warnings delayed the Alva Middle School Eighth-Grade Promotion from Thursday evening to Saturday morning. The weather was much better with bright sunshine and mild temperatures. Sixty eighth-grade students were promoted to begin their high school years as family and friends watched and cheered.
The students were led into the Alva High School Auditorium by seventh grade ushers Colby Mackey, Julian Ehninger, Kaden Slater, Dalon Percival, Jenna Maier, Dalton Marteney and Jarin Shirley.
The 7th and 8th Grade Mixed Chorus sang "Hey! Look at Us Now" directed by Bryce Lewis. School board m...