October 18, 2016 - Amayrany Gonzalez: Representing the Class of 2020 is Amy Gonzalez. Amy is the 14 year old daughter of Victor and Maria Gonzalez. Amy is escorted tonight by Trevor Jackson. Throughout school, Amy has participated in volleyball, track and cross country. After high school, Amy plans to attend SFA to become an orthodontist.
Harley Hinton: Representing the Class of 2019 is Harley Layne Hinton. Harley is the 16 year old daughter of Brad & Dena Hinton and the granddaughter of Larry & Tamie Warren and Thelma Hinton. Harley is escorted tonight by Kolby Parker. Harley is a varsity cheerleader and participates in track and softball. She is a member of FFA and the Junior Chamber of Commerce. After high school Harley plans to attend college. Harley wants to thank the sophomore class for voting for her to represent their class, she greatly appreciates it.
Tiara Sampson: Representing the Class of 2018 is Tiara Sampson. She is the 16 year old daughter of Darrell and Marlo Ross. Tiara is escorted tonight by Malik Cartwright. Her future plans are to attend Oklahoma University and pursue a degree in physical therapy. Tiara would like to thank the class of 2018 for electing her to represent them for a second year. She would also like to leave you with her favorite Bible verse "I Can Do All Things through Christ Which Strengthens Me "- Philippians 4:13
Hannah Hall: Representing the Class of 2017 is Queen Candidate Hannah Hall. Hannah is the daughter of Rusty and Lori Hall. Hannah is escorted tonight by her father, Rusty Hall. Hannah is a senior here at Shelbyville high school. She has been a member of the Dragon Band for six years, and has competed with them at the state level for three of those years. Hannah has participated in U.I.L poetry and prose, qualifying for regionals twice and was last year’s district champion. She is also a four-year varsity cheerleader and is currently serving as captain. Hannah is a two-time state qualifier in powerlifting. She broke the regional squat record and placed 3rd at last year’s state meet. Hannah has been a member of the varsity softball team for 3 years and has been named 2nd team all-district the past two years. Hannah ran at the state track meet last year placing 4th in the 800 meter relay and 2nd in the mile relay. She is an active member of FCA and her church youth group. She is a member of National Honor Society, Young Ambassadors, Student Council, and is enrolled in the early admissions program through Panola. After high school she plans to attend Kilgore College and later transfer to SFA to pursue a career in physical therapy. Hannah would like to thank her classmates for allowing her to represent the class of 2017, and would like to leave them with Proverbs 16:3, “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.”
Kennedy Parker: Representing the Class of 2017 is Queen Candidate Kennedey Parker. Kennedey is the daughter of Kevin and Sonya Parker and the granddaughter of Rev. Gordon and Linda Vaughn and the Late Doug and Doris Parker. Kennedy is escorted tonight by her father, Kevin. Kennedy has participated in several extracurricular activities during her high school career. She is a two year regional qualifier in powerlifting. She won second at the regional meet this past year. She is also a two time State qualifier in powerlifting. She has been a varsity cheerleader for four years and was selected as an All-American cheerleader one year. She was also a member of the SHS marching band for four years and participated in the State Marching Contest for two years. She was a member of the basketball team for two years. She has also participated in UIL Current Issues and Events for three years and was a regional qualifier for two year. Kennedey is an active member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Council, the National Honor Society, and the Junior Chamber of Commerce, where she is a Young Ambassador. She was selected to represent her class on the homecoming court her freshman and junior years. Kennedey is enrolled in the early admissions program through Panola College and will graduate with 24 college hours. She will graduate on the distinguished program. Kennedey is an active member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, where she was the nursery Sunday school teacher and the nursery worker. She has traveled to Belize Central America to teach Bible School to the children there. After graduation Kennedey plans to attend East Texas Baptist University to cheer and major in sport medicine. Kennedey would first like to thank God for all her many blessings and without Him nothing would be possible. Next, she would like to thank her family and friends for all the support and for always being there when she needs you. Lastly, she would like to thank the Class of 2017 for giving her the opportunity to represent them tonight. She considers it an honor and a privilege to be selected. She would also like to thank the seniors for the many memories made through the years of school. Kennedey would like to leave the Class of 2017 with a scripture from Jeremiah 29:11 - “For I know the plans I have your, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plan to give you hope and a future.”
Bailey Rabalais: Representing the Class of 2017 is Queen Candidate Bailey Rabalais. Bailey is the daughter of Tim and Tammy Brown and Donnie and Donna Rabalais. Bailey is escorted tonight by her grandfather, Mr. Morris Brown. Bailey has been actively involved in sports throughout her High School years. She has been a State Qualifier in Discuss her freshman, sophomore, and junior year. She received 1st Team All-District in softball and basketball and was honored as “New Comer of the Year” in both sports. She has served as a Class Officer for 2 years and is a member of FCA, JCC, Student Council, and the National Honors Society. She is also currently enrolled in the early admissions program through Panola College, and will be graduating distinguished. Bailey’s future plans are to attend LeTourneau University where she will play softball and obtain a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Bailey would like to thank her friends and fellow classmates for always supporting her and allowing her the opportunity to represent the Senior Class of 2017. She would also like to thank her parents for never losing faith in her and for always believing in her when no one else did. Bailey’s favorite scripture is Romans 8:31, “If God be for us, who could be against us.” She gives all glory to God in everything she does, and is thankful for all of the blessing He has given her during her years here at Shelbyville High School.
Skylar Sigler: Representing the Class of 2018 is Skylar Sigler. Skyler is the daughter of Leah Chase and David Sigler. Skylar is escorted tonight by her father, David Sigler. Skylar has participated in Theater, UIL, and was the Shelbyville Dragon Mascot her freshman year. She is a member of McClelland Church. After graduation, Skylar hopes to attend the University of Texas in Austin, and pursue a degree in Zoology. She would like to thank her classmates for giving her the opportunity to help represent the Junior class.
Loren Vandrovec: Representing the Class of 2019 is Loren Vandrovec. Loren is the daughter of Bob and Stacey Vandrovec of Huxley and granddaughter of Larry and Melba Pettiette of Nacogdoches and Bob and Marlys Vandrovec of Nacogdoches. Loren is escorted tonight by her grandfather, Larry Pettiette. Loren is a member of the Varsity volleyball team and JCC’s. She is also a member of Shelbyville 4H where she competes in the Horse Project. Loren attends Lydia Baptist Church. She also volunteers with Huxley Helping Hands. Loren is very proud to be selected as a Sophomore Duchess.
Mickenzie Murry: Representing the Class of 2020 is Mickenzie Murry. Mickenzie is the daughter of Mick and Ramona Murry. She is the granddaughter of Welton and Linda Blackmon and Charlene and the late Cleon Murry.
Mickenzie is escorted tonight by her father, Mick Murry. Mickenzie is a varsity cheerleader and runs on the cross country team. She plays on her tournament softball team, and is excited about competing in the Lady Dragon softball program this Spring. She also plans to be on the Lady Dragon basketball team this fall. Mickenzie participates in academic UIL where she competes in Number sense and Prose and Poetry. She is a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Junior Chamber of Commerce. She attends of Ephesus Baptist Church and is active in the Youth group.
Mickenzie would like to thank her classmates for this opportunity and encourage each of you to remember " anyone can find the dirt in someone, be the one who finds the gold" Proverbs 11:21