FULTON – Hundreds of G. Ray Bodley High School students were recently honored for scholastic excellence during the 33rd annual academic awards ceremony held in the school auditorium.
Teachers, family and friends gathered to recognize scholarship recipients, academic award-winners and other honorees.
Principal Donna Parkhurst congratulated the students on their accomplishments and noted that the ceremony is one of the school district’s points of pride.
“This event is certainly one of the highlights of our school year,” Parkhurst said. “These students have worked hard and they are leaders in our school and our community.”
Senior classmen earned financial awards from universities, booster clubs, local businesses and nonprofit organizations.
In addition to the hundreds of thousands of dollars awarded to graduating seniors during the ceremony, several juniors also received hefty scholarships to various four-year institutions.
The scholarship awards were just one facet of the evening, as students from each class received honors for their achievements in a variety of courses.
Certificates were presented to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors representing the top 25 in each class as well.