Health & Education
Willamina High graduates 63 seniors on Saturday, May 27
WILLAMINA – Willamina High School graduated 63 seniors during its Saturday, May 27, exercises held in the high school gym.
Hallee Marie Hughes was this year’s valedictorian and salutatorians were Spencer Jo Onstot and Alexis Iva Wertz. Former middle school/high school vice principal Shawn Draper was the guest speaker.
The other 60 students – CTGR denotes enrolled Grand Ronde Tribal members -- in the 2023 graduating class included Gabriela Abigail Arenas, Brooklynn Mae Bailey (CTGR), Jasmine Margret Ann Bastin-Babatunde, Angelique Larie Bechtol, Alexander Elliott Bezona, Gage Augustus Bishop (CTGR), Zachary Jordan Bradley, Richard Oliver Brisbois II (CTGR), Alyssa Marie Carpenter, Kai Lucius Connelly (CTGR), Parish Mirage Cook, Elias Daniel Prophet Davidson, Jayda Lynn Engle, Mireyah Alanah Escamilla-Orozco, Austin Ray Flynn, Dominik Elijah Gomez, Kendra Jade Gustafson, Kyle Edward Herod, Thanya Alejandra Isiordia, Alyssa Grace Jackson, Ayasha Marie Jacobson, Austin Jeffery Johnson, Jacob Lee Kennedy, Abbygale Rose Ketzner, Lauren Elizabeth Klaers, Lillianna Rosemarie Labonte, Tiffany Corinne Lanchester, Allison Marie Lapoint, Leanna Marie Lapoint, Ramiro Lopez, Tanner Jeffery Lundgren, Trevor Michael Maaranen, Zander Lee Marmon, Cayleb Lee Marsh, Jimmy Robert McIntosh III, Hattie Ruth Mercier (CTGR), Aryana Faith Murphy-LaChance, Lilliam Alexandra Oswald, Tanner Burdine Parks-Shell, Aleah Rose Patterson (CTGR), Alyson Marie Payne, Emily Allessandra Ramirez-Ramos, Alijah Esperanza Ramos, Jasmine Leilani Richert, Elijah Johnathon Rocco, Anastasia Rosca, Ireland Rayne Schiedler, Lacody Les Scott, Maone Buck Scott, Annaka Marie Schafer, Kaleigha Aleenah Simi (CTGR), Trinity Noelle Simon, Justice Aaron Smith, Shawnessy Amerie Sohappy (CTGR), Elliza Lucy West, Brooklyn E. Westerlund, Collin James Whitmore, Trevor Allen Williams, Zoie Lynn Willie and Johnathon Ryan Woods.
Willamina’s graduating exercise was the only one held indoors in the West Valley.