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Henry County Public Schools names top graduates for 2023

BASSETT, VA – On Thursday evening, Henry County Public Schools honored seventy seniors as Graduates of Distinction at Bassett High School.

Students qualified for this award by meeting one or more of the following criteria:

  • Achieving a grade point average of 3.8 or higher

  • Scoring 1250 or higher on SAT using any two of the subtests, or at least 700 on any one of the subtests

  • Scoring 28 or higher on the ACT

  • Earning a state or national academic award/office and maintaining a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Students and their guests heard remarks from Henry County native Dr. Valencia Eggleston-Clark.

Eggleston-Clark is a graduate of Laurel Park High School, Duke University, and The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

She decided to pursue a medical degree to provide health care to needy patients despite economic or insurance status.

Eggleston-Clark is currently a practicing Family Medicine physician with Carilion Clinic in Martinsville.

Each student received a medal and a certificate indicating their achievements.

This year's Graduates of Distinction are:

  • Karli Nicole Barker

  • Abbygale Paige Bender

  • Ian Alexander Betton

  • Nicholas Ian Bokman

  • Jolie Elizabeth Bowyer

  • Jaxon Thomas Britton

  • Anaya Sincere Brown

  • Katherine Emmaline Cecil

  • Claire Warner Coleman

  • Alyson Carolina Cuthbertson

  • Tanner Austin DeShazo

  • Amiya Taleah Dillard

  • Ruben David Duran

  • Danielle Elizabeth Edwards

  • Sarah Madison Finley

  • Analuisa Frias Alvarez

  • Shenyiah Shenise Fuller

  • Alexis Brooke Garten

  • Jacob William Gilbert

  • Trinity Rayne Gilbert

  • Emily Grace Gilley

  • Hunter Davis Goad

  • Joshua Bradley Graham

  • Cierra Chanel Hagwood

  • Jamina Jarnisha Hairston

  • Tyrian Lamont Hairston

  • Ta'Niya Lanae Hairston

  • Nathan James Hopkins

  • Caleb Charles Jenkins

  • Abigail Jimenez-Ramirez

  • Mallory Shannon Kaczor

  • Olivia Shires Keller

  • Sophie Madison Kendall

  • Eric Johnson Lane

  • Caleb Michael Lynch

  • Kailea Christian Martin

  • Zy'Adria Denasha Martin

  • Camryn Alexis Martin

  • Natoria La'Shae Martin

  • Catherine de Rosset Maxwell

  • Isaac Marvin McKissick

  • Kailei Ann Minter

  • Brittney Faith Mitchell

  • Abigail Grace Mosley

  • Abbie Grace Moxley

  • Carlyna Loise Parks

  • Evan Hope Parnell

  • T'Mesha Mone Penn

  • Nala Kay Preston

  • Clara Elizabeth Prillaman

  • Alyssa Nicole Ramsey

  • Hannah Elizabeth Rankin

  • Kelsey Madeline Reece

  • Taylor Lane Reed

  • Zeariah Renea Reeves

  • Brandon Jermaine Reid II

  • Saylor Elizabeth Robertson

  • Madison Nicole Ross

  • Jennifer Ruiz

  • Audrey Grace Russell

  • Yulisa Salinas

  • Jada Marie Setliff

  • Hailey Madison Spencer

  • Kayin Shanelle Spencer

  • Summer McKenzie Stone

  • Clarisa Mae Tye

  • Dua Umar

  • Noelia Valderrama

  • Andrew Christian Warren

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