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Commencement set Friday night at Milano’s Pruett Field

By KAY LAGRONE
Reporter correspondent

Graduation ceremonies for the Milano High School Class of 2012 will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday at Pruett Field. The class is led by valed ic tor ia n John Jent sch a nd salutatorian Hunter Gage. Congratulations to all 33 graduates.

Other MHS Top 10 graduates are Elisabeth Thomason, Lyndsie Gray, Dylan Eastland, Desiree Adrian, Elizabeth Serna, Elizabeth Bradshaw, Brandon Garza and Lacie Porterfield.

Promot ion ceremonies for Milano Junior High eighth graders will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, also on Pruett Field.

Eighth graders w ith 90 or above averages are Christian Grimes, Wyatt Beard, Kaymee Howell, Emily Morgan, Kirsten Crowe, Tera Arledge, Jailene Alcala, Hannah Trout and Iain Hart.

Milano ISD is looking for input to help fill the superintendent position. A “Superintendent Questionnaire” is available on the school’s website (www.milanoisd.net). You can email it or turn it in to any campus office or the administration office no later than Friday, May 25.

The first annual Knight Family Scholarship Alumni Volleyball Tournament for women held Saturday was a huge success. Six teams played a round robin style tourney. There were lots of sore muscles and smiles.

Awards were handed out to top athletes at the MHS athletic banquet held Thursday. John Jentsch and Lyndsie Gray were named top senior athletes of the year, while Dominique Messer and Stonie Guthrie, both juniors, were named most valuable athletes. Jentsch also received the Charlie Martin Award.

The date has been set for the annual Milano Ex-Students Association reunion. The event and meal will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at Milano High School. A catered meal will be served at noon.

It is also the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1962. For more information on the reunion, contact Carolyn Haf ley, 512- 455-2473.

The Lagrone family has a valedictorian in its midst. Granddaughter Keely Lagrone, youngest of Chad and Sherry, is the top student in her Gause Junior High eighth grade class. She will deliver a speech at promotion ceremonies on Thursday at the GISD gym. We are super proud of all of her accomplishments.


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