Highlights of Joaquin High School Senior Awards/Scholarship Night 2018

May 16, 2018 - Many faculty members, relatives, friends, and community members packed the JHS auditorium in order to show their support of the Class of 2018. Numerous scholarships were given to the seniors, in order to help them continue their post-secondary education.


Shelby County Bass Anglers: Brock Hughes
AJ Lawrence Memorial: Jacy Williams
Farmers State Bank: Keith Johnson
Shelby Savings Bank: Annalyn DeChamplain
Shelby Savings Bank Employee: Karley Broadway
Texas State Bank: Matthew Silvey
Joaquin Employee’: Joshua Hamilton, Cralon Hughes, Katelyn Jackson, Matthew Silvey, Kase Yates
Joaquin Alumni: Kase Yates
TJ Williams: Josh Hamilton
Sirman Brothers: Madelynn Hutchins
Red Owens: Annalyn DeChamplain
Matthews-Shaw Wiggins: Matthew Silvey
Arnold Hooper: Santiago Ruiz Luna
Ag & Tech: Zachary Sharp
Hilton Family: Katelyn Martinez
JHS Class of 1964: Allyson Garrett
JHS Class of 1965: Erielle Kawaja, Addison McDaniel
Panola College Leadership: Tray Wilkerson, Jacy Williams, Jacie Lilly, Katelyn Martinez, Dalanie Stanley
Jackson Missionary Baptist Church: Weston Van Houte, Allyson Garrett, Cralon Hughes, Brock Hughes, Matthew Silvey, Addison McDaniel, Jacie Lilly, Annalyn DeChamplain
San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo: Cralon Hughes
Joaquin Masonic Lodge: Zachary Sharp, Matthew Silvey, Keith Johnson
JVFD/Joaquin Masonic Lodge/FUMC Mike Wood Memorial: Addison McDaniel
John Paul McSwain Memorial: Lillian Welch, Keith Johnson
JHS Athletic Boosters: Desere Cooper, Dayza Lane, Brock Hughes, Kase Yates
Bone Hill Foundation: Desere Cooper, Joshua Hamilton, Brock Hughes, Annalyn DeChamplain, Matthew Silvey, Addison McDaniel, Allyson Garrett, Ana Rodriguez, Katelyn Jackson
Shelby County Cruiser: Santiago Ruiz Luna
Daughters of the Republic of Texas: Annalyn DeChamplain
First United Methodist Church of Joaquin: Madelyn Hutchins, Annalyn DeChamplain, Addison McDaniel, Allison McKenzie
FUMC Mam Shug: Matthew Silvey
FUMC Coach Billy Freeman: Ana Rodriguez
FUMC Mike Wood: Dayza Lane
FUMC Sam and Bessie Wood: Katelyn Jackson
Webb and Betty Dean Memorial: Jacie Lilly, Matthew Silvey, Tray Wilkerson
Ag Backers: Madelynn Hutchins, Cralon Hughes
Austin Underbrink Memorial: Santiago Ruiz-Luna, Keith Johnson, Jacie Lilly
Brandi Mills Memorial: Dayza Lane
JC Lewis Construction: Madelynn Hutchins
Shelby County Aggie Moms, Inc.: Brock Hughes, Matthew Silvey
Mangum Funeral Home: Ana Rodriguez
Claims Administration Services: Erica Davis
Shelby County Area Go-Texan: Annalyn DeChamplain, Allyson Garrett, Joshua Hamilton, Brock Hughes, Katelyn Jackson, Keith Johnson, Dayza Lane, Katelyn Martinez, Addison McDaniel, Matthew Silvey, Kaleb Wilburn, Kase Yates
Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative: Brock Hughes, Joshua Hamilton, Matthew Silvey, Karley Broadway, Keith Johnson, Madelynn Hutchins, Dayza Lane, Jacy Williams, Katelyn Martinez
General Shelters of Texas: Karley Broadway
East Texas Poultry Festival Pageant: Madelynn Hutchins
SFA Cynthia Betty Whiddon, Dorothy L. Irish Graves, Floyd “Dock” and Fannie Baldwin Watson, Homer Bryce, Nelson W. Jones, MD, Ray and Eleanor Hurst, Kim Golden, Bryan Blevins, Leo Rushing: Joshua Hamilton
Friends of Shelby County Duck Unlimited Darren Wilson Memorial: Matthew Silvey
Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church: Katelyn Jackson
Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department Elmer Mathew Memorial: Desere Cooper
Stanley Burgay Memorial: Brock Hughes
Gourd Neck Farms: Annalynn DeChamplain
First Baptist Church of Logansport Wilmer H. & Myrtis Jackson: Brock Hughes
First Baptist Church of Logansport Mildred Shaddix, Adam Matthews-Brad Wiggins: Brock Hughes, Annalyn DeChamplain
First Baptist Church of Logansport M.C. & Sophia Thomas: Annalyn DeChamplain
Josh Wood Memorial: Santiago Ruiz-Luna
Shelby County Farm Bureau: Karley Broadway, Madelyn Hutchins
Heritage Achievement Foundation: Brock Hughes
TX. EX’s: Allyson Garrett
Go-Texan: Keith Johnson
Louisiana Tech University Outstanding Student/Bulldog: Madelynn Hutchins
Louisiana tech University Outstanding Student Bulldog: Allyson Garrett
Northwestern State University Outstanding Student/President’s/President’s Honor Roll: Allyson Garrett
Pell Grant: Keith Johnson
Tyler Junior College Presidential Honors/Presidential Honors Living and Learning Community: Katelyn Jackson
Willis Knighton Gives Back: Brock Hughes


Joaquin Masonic Lodge Miribeau: Keith Johnson
Distinguished Graduation Plan: Natalya Adame, Eboni Adams, Alli Jo Baldwin, Zachary Bell, Karley Broadway, Christian Carrington, Desere Cooper, Erica Davis, Annalyn DeChamplain, Allyson Garrett, Joshua Hamilton, Titus Harvey, Braeden Hensley, Brock Hughes, Cralon Hughes, Madelynn Hutchins, Katelyn Jackson, Keith Johnson, Dayza Lane, Christipher Lightfoot, Katelyn Martinez, Addison McDaniel, Bailey Murff, Trevor Raybon, Jake Risinger, Ana Rodriguez, Rosalinda Ruiz, Santiago Ruiz, Zachary Sharp, Matthew Silvey, Delanie Stanley, Weston Van Houte, Kaleb Wilburn, Tray Wilkerson, Jacy Williams, Kase Yates, Fiona Young
Distinguish Plan Advanced Measures: Karley Broadway, Christian Carrington, Annalyn DeChamplain, Allyson Garrett, Joshua Hamilton, Brock Hughes, Katelyn Jackson, Addison McDaniel, Ana Rodriguez, Matthew Silvey, Delanie Stanley
Mr. Joaquin High School: Matthew Silvey
Miss Joaquin High School: Katelyn Jackson


Joshua HamiltonJoaquin High School 2018 Valedictorian is Joshua Spencer Hamilton, son of Jeffery and Alicia Hamilton. Committed to his studies in mathematics and science, Joshua is an active member of the Texas High School Rodeo in Region V Steer Wrestling and Roping Team. Academically, he challenges himself with a rigorous course load, including taking college classes at Panola College.

Joshua has played football for the RAMS, participating in BETA club, UIL Science and Math, and has been a class officer for the three years.

Joshua plans to attend Stephen F. Austin State University in the fall, majoring in Biology. After attaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, he will apply to Pharmacy School.


Brock HughesJoaquin High School 2018 Salutatorian is Brock Hughes, son of Brad and Melanie Hughes. Brock is not only committed to his high-achieving academics at school and Panola College, but also to his extracurricular activities and volunteer work. An active member of the BETA Club and Junior Chamber of Commerce, he has collected can food, clothing and toys for the community. He has been an active volunteer at the local festivals, Little League games, and escorted the reigning queen in the Poultry Festival Pageant. Brock has represented his class and various clubs as an officer.

After graduation, Brock plans to attend Texas A&M University, pursuing a degree in Biology and continuing his education in Dental School.