Congratulations to Sarah Beth Heath and Austin Tedders who were named Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2017!
Sarah Beth Heath, daughter of Tony and Mitzi Heath, has been a student at Tattnall since K4. She has been a leader on Tattnall’s Soccer Team and a member of Beta Club, Y-Club, and Young Life for four years. Sarah Beth was named Distinguished Young Woman of Bibb County during her junior year and Cherry Blossom Princess her senior year. She has been a member of the Ronald McDonald Teen Board and has donated many hours of service to her school and community. A University of Georgia Certificate of Merit recipient, Sarah Beth plans to attend the University of Georgia in the fall.
Austin Tedders, the son of Tommy and Susan Tedders, has been a student at Tattnall since kindergarten. He has been a vital member of Tattnall’s Band of Gold since seventh grade where he served as Percussion Captain since eighth grade. Austin has received numerous band awards as well as many highest average awards. He is an Exchange Club Student of the month, Golden Eagle nominee, Wofford Scholar, Presbyterian College Scholar, and a University of Georgia Certificate of Merit recipient. Austin, who received scholarships in both music and engineering, plans to attend Mercer University in the fall.
Sarah Beth and Austin will deliver the valedictory and salutatory address at commencement on Monday, May 22 beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Friendliest – Hayla Thomley and Jared Heath
The seniors who have best extended kindness and courtesy to others and who have consistently approached relationships with a positive and outgoing attitude.
Most Athletic – Kristen Johnson and Christian Rodgers
The seniors who have exhibited the most outstanding athletic ability in competitive sports.
Most Spirited – Kenzie Dingmore and Garrett Houston
The seniors who have best displayed a love, enthusiasm and sense of pride for Tattnall Square Academy and have encouraged others to extend that same support.
Most Christlike – Katie Sanders and Jacob McCallum
The seniors who have demonstrated outwardly their commitment to model their lives after Jesus Christ, who provided the perfect pattern for living.
Most Talented – Blair Back and Austin Tedders
The seniors who have excelled in one or more areas of the visual or performing arts.
Best Citizens – Sarah Beth Heath and Tyler Warnock
The seniors who have best shown a sense of responsibility and respect for their school, community and country and have demonstrated that dedication through both service and conduct.
Most Intellectual – Caroline Dunn and Austin Tedders
The seniors who have exhibited the most outstanding academic ability and achievement.
Most Likely to Succeed – Allysa Epps and Tyler Warnock
The seniors who have best demonstrated the qualities of responsibility, leadership, ambition and integrity through academic and extracurricular achievement.