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Paden City Announces Valedictorian, Salutatorian

By Staff | May 17, 2017

Paden City has announced the winners of this year’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian. We would like to congratulate Alexandria Glover who was announced as Valedictorian and Hayden Hizer who was announced as Salutatorian.

Alexandria Glover is the daughter of Robert and Susan Postlethwait and Mark and Tricia Glover. She is a dedicated young lady who remains committed to both her academics and extracurricular activities. She is highly involved in community service, and is the vice president of Paden City High School’s Cat’s Club. She is a member of Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, PCHS Thespian Troupe #4892, and the Wetzel County BOE Student Advisory Council. Alexandria is a color guard member in the Wildcat marching band. She also attends and is a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Alexandria is a recipient of the West Liberty University Presidential Scholarship and the PROMISE Scholarship. Her future plans are to attend West Liberty University this fall to major in theatre performance/education. She is very thankful for the unending support from her family and friends.”

Hayden Nicholas Hizer is the son of Robert and Kimberly Hizer. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Academic Hall of Fame and All Academic OVAC team. Hayden lettered in football, basketball, & baseball all 4 years, and cross country one year while attending PCHS. Hayden’s football honors include OVAC honorable mention 10, All Mason Dixon team 10, All State Honorable Mention 11, OVAC first team 11, All Valley first team 12, OVAC first team 12, and All State second team 12. Basketball honors include All Mason Dixon team 10, OVAC second team 11, WVHIT tournament MVP, and All State honorable mention 12. Baseball honors include All State honorable mention 9, OVAC first team 9, All State honorable mention 11, and OVAC first team 11. Hayden has signed his letter of intent to play baseball for Ohio Valley University. He plans to study pre physical therapy while attending OVU.

We at the Tyler Star News want to wish these kids the best as they further their educations and grow to become contributors to their communities.