Beebe High School Class of 2014 Honor Graduates

May 8th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Top Story

Graduation is Friday night, May 16th  at Bro. Erwin Stadium,  at 7:30 p.m.

Valedictorian’s Biographies:

Jesse Kloss is the daughter of David and Cindy Kloss of Beebe. She plans to attend the University of Arkansas in the fall and study political science and music. She will play saxophone in the Razorback marching band, and later plans to attend law school.

Senior Madison Kate McGraw has garnered several prestigious awards as she prepares to graduate from Beebe High School as class Co-Valedictorian.   In attendance in the Beebe School District for 13 years, Katie has excelled in the classroom by being an All-A Honor Roll Student every year, National Merit Finalist and U.S. Presidential Scholar Nominee. In extra-curricular activities, Katie loved being in the Beebe Band as clarinetist & color guard, competing  in Lady Badger sports as a track athlete earning All-Conference and All-State standing, and serving in the Beebe First United Methodist Church.  Katie has been selected for the Brown Scholarship at Lyon College, for the Clinton Foundation “Ideas Matter” Scholarship, for the Blue Angels Alumni Scholarship, for the Arkansas Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship, for the Fleet Reserve Association Local & State Scholarships, for the Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Award, and for the U.S. Achievement Academy Scholarship. Katie is the daughter of Dr. & Mrs. Lance A. McGraw of Beebe and older sister to Kelsey & Taylor. She is the granddaughter of Dr. K.C. & Gladys McGraw of Beebe and Jack & Marjorie Anders of McRae. Katie plans to attend Lyon College in the fall to pursue a degree in Biology and later attend medical school.

Jacey Sites is the daughter of Jerry and Joy Sites of Beebe. She has been very active in high school in both academics and leadership. Jacey has received all As throughout her school career with a combination of core and advance placement courses. She has also earned eighteen hours of college credit through concurrent enrollment.

Jacey’s leadership roles in high school have included being president of the Beebe High School Student Council and secretary of the Beta Club. She was also on the leadership team of Youth Alive and a devotional leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Jacey was active in Future Business Leaders of America and competed on a state, regional, and national level. Jacey is a four year varsity cheerleader and has served as the team captain during her senior year. She was also on the competitive cheer team for the previous two years and was a National Cheerleading Association All American Leadership Nominee this year. Jacey is a four year member of the Beebe High School Marching/Concert Band and plays the alto saxophone.

Jacey is the founder of the Positive Influence Mentoring program and has participated in the Angel Tree program, Relay for Life, and canned food drives. Jacey was recently honored as the school, chapter, and state winner of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award. Jacey cherishes her Christian faith and is an active member of Union Valley Baptist Church where she is involved with her Sunday school group and helps with the nursery.

Jacey has been accepted into and will attend the University of Arkansas Honors College in the fall. Jacey is majoring in Pre-Med Biology, and plans on attending medical school after acquiring her bachelor’s degree. Her dream is to become a pediatric oncologist.

Madison Richey is the daughter of Greg and Nona Richey and has one younger brother, Dane, and one younger sister, Marianna. She has been a part of the track team, basketball team, and FBLA club throughout high school. Madison will be attending Harding University in the fall and pursuing a degree in the area of mathematics.