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Class of 2018

2017-2018 Senior Class Officers and Representatives

 President

Ashleigh Davis

 

Vice President

McKenzie Hosey

 

Representatives

Tyler Carter

Alex Claire Hodges

Brady Nell Johnson

Mary Moore

Kaitlin Murchison

Kassidy Poore

Frances Proctor

Jakayla Wilson


Senior Advisory

Julia Hughes

Pamela McTier

Patricia Allen

Janon Green

Allyson Craddock

Jeff Steers

Melissa Lewis

Loretta Player

Martez Tidwell

 

 

Seniors and Parents

Your senior year of high school is a culmination of 12 years of growth and maturity.  The next 9 months will launch you into an exciting era where life will lead you to a two-year or four-year college, the military, or the workforce.  It is the hope of the SHS family that you work to achieve all your goals to make that next step into your future successful and rewarding.  This year will be memorable; therefore, take advantage of all that is offered to you during this part of your educational journey. 

Seniors, please complete the Senior Awards Program scholarship form as you receive scholarships.  Be very thorough with the information provided (name of scholarship, exact name of college, organization, or agency awarding it, and the amount).  Complete a form for EACH scholarship you receive, whether you intend to use it or not!

Visit this webpage often to catch the latest news and information related specifically to you.

Please refer to www.balfour.com  for information to plan your expenses for graduation needs.  

Sylacauga High School does NOT organize or sponsor a senior trip!!  If you hear of plans or meetings for one, please find out who is in charge and contact them if you wish to be included.

 

Baby and Senior Memory Pictures

The SHS Journalism Class creates a Senior Memory and Baby Video in honor of the Senior Class.  Please send your pictures to the emails below:

Senior Baby Pictures by March 1
shsseniorbabypictures@gmail.com
Senior Memory Pictures by April 1
shsseniormemorypictures@gmail.com
   

Graduation Cords

Career and Technical Education Cord Requirement

Students meeting the eligibility requirements for the National Technical Honor Society will be recognized at the Senior Awards Ceremony and may wear the Career and Technical Education cord at graduation exercises. These eligibility requirements are validated by the Alabama State Department of Education as an indication of achievement, over and above the requirements to earn a high school diploma. To be eligible for this recognition, a student must meet the following standards.

  • Complete a sequence of 3 CTE courses in a pathway; Business, Health Science, Human Services, Engineering, or Technical Dual Enrollment
  • Maintain a 3.5 GPA in those CTE courses 
  • Be a member of a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO), which correlates to the three courses in a pathway, at least three out of the four years of high school with one of the years being senior year.

 Aggie Vols, Work-based Learning, Senior Project, or Internship may count for the third course in the series if the work matches the pathway. Only one credit of each of these classes may be used to complete a series.(Multimedia Publications may count as 2 credits toward the series.)



Seniors—Class of 2018

SCHEDULE OF FEES

Your senior year can become very expensive; therefore, we wanted to give you a schedule of fees early in the year to allow you time to prepare for these events and obligations.

 

August-October

Senior Portrait Orders

prices vary

$25 sitting fee

August-December 31

2018 Syhiscan

$45

November 14

Balfour Graduation Info Meeting and Cap and Gown Measurements

November 29

Deposit due to Balfour for graduation expenses $50 or $100 (depending on order)

· graduation announcements - approx. $190 and up

· graduation supply cost (includes cap, gown, tassel, diploma and diploma cover) - $80

January 1- March 31

2018 Syhiscan

$55

January 18

Balfour Collection\Payment Date

 

February 9

Late Fee of $20 is applied to Graduation Supply Fee (Make at least a $20 deposit before this date)

March 7

Cap and Gown pictures

(Spring Sports)          

$30-$50

March 22

Final Payment Due

(Cash or Money Order

April 1-April 20

2018 Syhiscan

($70 if extra books are available)

$65

April 7

Prom picture packages

Prom portraits

$15-$45

$45

May

All debt obligations must be paid before noon on May 18 in order to graduate

May 24

Graduation

Graduation Diploma Picture

 

$15- $45

                                                                                                           

 Hopefully, this information will help you plan expenses for your senior year.  Also, visit the school website under Senior Class News for additional information relating to graduation supplies and costs available through Balfour.

 

Senior Sponsors