Andrea King and Micah Worley are the valedictorian and salutatorian respectively of the Coahoma High School Class of 2019.
King is the daughter of Lanny and Dornell King and will graduate with a 4.0 GPA.
She has been very active in the Big Red Band during her four years of high school. She has qualified for both regional ATSSB All-Region band and state Solo and Ensemble all four years of high school. During her junior year, King advanced to area-level competition for All-Area band which is the last step to state.
She has also been involved with many other extracurricular activities such as National Honor Society, FCCLA, FFA, theater and UIL academic competitions. She was named the Greater Big Spring Rotary Student of the Month.
Following graduation, King plans to attend Texas Tech University to pursue a bachelor of science in computer science.
Worley is the daughter of Tabitha and Coy Worley.
Worley has been a standout leader in the Coahoma FFA program. She is the Coahoma FFA Chapter President, El Rancho District FFA President, and Area 2 FFA Vice President. She was a FFA state qualifier for two years and a FFA area qualifier for four.
Worley has shown leadership skills in other activities. She is the drum major for the CHS band. She has served as the president of the National Honor Society. She was a cheerleader and was named an All-American Cheerleader for three years. She has also participated in Academic UIL and One-Act Play.
Worley plans to attend Texas A&M University to pursue a degree in animal science and then continue on to receive a doctorate in veterinary medicine. After college graduation, she plans to become a veterinarian specializing in large animals.
The Coahoma High School graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019 will begin at 7 p.m. tonight at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.