06-07-2018 Ellie Troyer and Ryan Chisek named WHS Outstanding Senior Boy and Girl;

Ellie Troyer and Ryan Chisek named  WHS Outstanding Senior Boy and Girl

By Annette Christie Watervliet High School held their graduation ceremony in Panther stadium on Friday night. The outstanding boy and girl of the Class of 2018 were named as a traditional part of the ceremony. Ellie Troyer

Matthew Davis is CHS Green & Gold Award winner

By Annette Christie Coloma High School held their 2018 Commencement Ceremony in the gymnasium Friday night. As is traditionally done during the event, the Green and Gold Award winner was named.

COLOMA HIGH SCHOOL Principal Dave Ehlers (left) presents the Green and Gold Award to Class of 2018 recipient Matthew Davis (right) Friday night at the Graduation Ceremony. (TCR photo by Annette Christie)

The Green and Gold Award was established in 1931. This is the most prestigious honor of Coloma High School. The student receiving the award shall be a person who has displayed outstanding qualities of scholarship, industry, leadership and citizenship throughout their four years in high school. The student shall have been influential in the promotion of school activities as well as an active participant. The winner is chosen by the high school faculty. Matthew Davis Matthew Davis is the son of Scott and Melissa Davis. He is in the Top 10 of his class. He is a member of the National Honor Society and Academic Challenge Team. Davis is on the football team and is a member of the Concert Band and Marching Band. Following high school, he will be attending Adrian College to major in mathematics. He plans to pursue a Masters Degree in Financial Mathematics for a career in Business.

Hartford graduates 71 in the 135th graduating class

By Jon Bisnett As the 71 members of the 135th Hartford High School Graduating Class of 2018 flung their caps in the air with reckless abandon, we spoke with Board President Ben Chambers. He expressed his thoughts of this newest addition to the Hartford alumni family, “Just a great group of kids… really pleased to see over a third getting scholarships and moving on to higher education including seven of our Top Ten moving towards medical fields. I’m also pleased to see some apprenticeship plans and the Jobs for Michigan Grads students better prepared for the adult workplace.”