valedictorians and salutatorian share spotlight
Cindy DiFazio - Staff Writer
Milan High School is splitting the honor of being the schools
valedictorian three ways in 2007. Three deserving young women share
the title this year.
Kendra Walker, daughter of Kenny Walker and Debbie Walker, is the
student council president and senior class treasurer. She is in
the National Honor Society and participated in cheerleading, band
and Spell Bowl. Kendra will attend IUPUI this fall pursuing a degree
in business. She noted, The high point of my senior year was
winning Homecoming Queen.
Rebecca Jackson, who is sharing valedictorian honors, manages the
cross-country track team, is a member of the National Honor Society
and Senior Club and plays in band. Rebecca, who is the daughter
of Mrs. Carol Jackson, works at the Subway Sandwich Shop in Versailles.
She also will attend IUPUI later this year, but has not yet decided
on her major. Her advice to underclassmen, Have fun, but work
Amanda Walter, the third co-valedictorian, loves to play sports.
She is involved in basketball, tennis and golf. Amanda is the treasurer
for the National Honor Society, on the academic team, a Spell Bowl
participant and a member of the Senior Club. She works at Kroger.
Amandas major at IUPUI will be in Biology and her plans include
dental school. My favorite memory, Amanda reminisced,
would have to be our senior trip to Florida. She is
the daughter of Kevin and Brenda Walter.
This years salutatorian is senior class president, Zach Baker,
son of Mike and Stephanie Baker. Zach is also the Sergeant-At-Arms
for the National Honor Society and is on the student council. He
plays football and basketball and runs track. Baker is proud to
be a member of the IHSAA Role Model program. He will attend the
University of Indianapolis where his focus will be on sports management
with a minor in business. Zach had this advice for his younger schoolmates,
Take time to enjoy your four years of high school. If you
dont you will wish you had made the most of it.
CINDY DI FAZIO PHOTO
Pictured above from left are MHS Valedictorians Kendra
Walker, Rebecca Jackson and Amanda Walter. At right is Salutatorian