Austin Jackson and Kaysi Evans named Hurley Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
May 3, 2018
Austin Reed Jackson, Valedictorian
Austin Reed Jackson is Hurley’s class of 2018 Valedictorian.
Jackson is the son of Annette Jackson and John Reed Jackson.
“I feel very proud of myself to be the top of my class,” Jackson said.
Upon graduation, Jackson will attend Missouri State to pursue a computer science degree. He wants to become a video game designer. “I feel like my education has prepared me more than enough to get through my life,” he said.
Jackson is Class President. He participated in bass club, baseball, basketball, FCA and FBLA.
“Going to State for baseball for the first time in school history,” is what Jackson says stands out most looking back on his career at Hurley.
Kaysie Jeane Evans, Salutatorian
Kaysi Jeane Evans is Hurley’s class of 2018 Salutatorian.
Evans is the daughter of Larrisa Evans-Medlin, of Crane, and Brian Evans of Deland, Fla.
“I feel honored to receive Salutatorian because it was such a close race for the spot,” Evans said.
After graduation, Kaysi Evans will attend Ozarks Technical College to further her education. “I feel my education has prepared me for my next step in life greatly by challenging me constantly,” she said.
Evans is FFA President and a member of FCA.
Friends and memories stand out most for Evans, looking back on her time in school. “The one thing looking back on my time in school that stands out most would be the friends and memories I made my senior year.
Hurley R-1 Class of 2018 Graduation will be Friday, May 4, starting at 7 p.m. at the high school. Congratulations to all 22 members of the graduating class.