It may not have had the usual "pomp and circumstance" of the end of year graduation ceremony, but the diplomas presented to 15 Longview Early Graduation High School students are just as special.

15 early graduates receive diplomas

Mon Mar 6, 2017

It may not have had the usual "pomp and circumstance" of the end of year graduation ceremony, but the diplomas presented to 15 Longview Early Graduation High School students are just as special.

During the Longview ISD trustees meeting Monday, March 6, graduates were recognized by Principal Kristi Means. Means encouraged the graduates to never be limited by their obstacles, "But always work and strive in the direction of your dreams."

  • Eldrin Abston is a Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan.
  • Miranda Arredondo is a Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan. She will attend Kilgore College to major in nursing.
  • DeOviyon Bowens will attend Tyler Junior College to major in nursing.
  • Edward Cole plans to attend Wiley College. He is undecided on a major.
  • Reyna De la Rosa is a Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan. She plans to attend Kilgore College to major in welding.
  • Jonathan Kidd plans to attend the Art Institute of Austin where he will major in music production.
  • Darius King plans to attend Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. He aspires to become an engineer.
  • Daniel Lara is a Globe scholar graduating on the recommended plan. He is undecided on a school. He plans to major in computer programming.
  • Emma Lindsey is a Globe scholar graduating on the recommended plan. She will major in nursing at Kilgore College.
  • Paige Mathis is a Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan.
  • McKenzee Menefee plans to attend Kilgore College in the fall where she will major in cosmetology.
  • Michael Perez is a Globe Scholar that will graduate on the recommended plan.
  • Delia Espinoza is a Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan. She plans to major in nursing at the University of Texas @ Arlington.
  • Guadalupe Solis is a Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan. Her goal is to attend the Art Institute of Dallas to major in culinary arts.
  • Dakota True is a Globe Scholar graduating on the recommended plan. He plans to attend Kilgore College to major in welding.

The Longview Early Graduation High School (formerly known as LEAD Academy) serves progressive students who wish to graduate early. Providing dual-credit courses for students seeking higher education, it also features career and technology options, online/distance learning, and ACT/SAT preparation.

For more graduation photos from the commencement ceremony, please click here.