The academic elite at Pawhuska High School received recognition Monday night at the 25th-annual PHS Honors Banquet.
An overflow crowd turned out for the event at the Pawhuska Elks Lodge. First held in 1989, the banquet salutes the top 10 percent academically from each of high school classes.
Guest speaker for the event was 1991 PHS graduate Lyndall Stout, a former large-market television news anchorwoman who currently works for SUN-UP TV at Oklahoma State University. Ron Reed served as this year’s emcee.
The 2014 PHS honor students recognized at the banquet included:
Seniors — Sage Allen, Darion Anthony, Logan Big Eagle, Carlie Culver, Tyler Culver, Zalin Edwards, Charlsey Frost, Hanna Henley, Tristen Moberly, Kylar Moody, Taylor Priest, Kaytlyn Swan, Morgan Waddle.
Juniors — Kortney Barnhart, MaKayla Deatherage, Dakota Jester, Tyler Reece, Andie Sweeden, Ashley Youngwolf.
Sophomores — Loryn Big Eagle, Stephanie Clifton, Gage Dagenais, Genie Herren, Karissa Hughes, Trent Hughes, Bradley Moreland, Sarah Phillippi, Breanna Redeagle, Brittney Summers, Bailey Thompson.
Freshmen — Caleb Bruce, Heather Conner, Madelyn Priest, Riley Sell, Jenna Shulanberger, Tristen Tucker.