Brooke Barker named ULHS Valedictorian; Reid Hightower named ULHS Salutatorian

April 10, 2014

Karen Truesdale\Thomaston-Upson School System

Upson-Lee High School Principal Tracy Caldwell announced the Class of 2014 honor graduates on Wednesday, April 2. Brooke Lindsey Barker is the 2014 Valedictorian and Elinor Reid Hightower is Salutatorian. Valedictorian is the senior with the highest numeric average who has completed all honors courses and has taken or is currently enrolled in 3 of the 4 AP core subject classes. All grades through the 3rd nine weeks of the senior year are included, and the student must have been enrolled at ULHS for both semesters of his or her junior and senior years. The same criteria apply to the Salutatorian, which is the student with the 2nd highest numeric average. Barker is the daughter of Mark and Michele Davis of Thomaston and Jeffrey Barker of Culloden; Hightower is the daughter of John and Juliette Hightower of Thomaston. Pictured l-r: ULHS Principal Tracy Caldwell, ULHS 2014 Salutatorian Reid Hightower, ULHS 2014 Valedictorian Brooke Barker, and T-U Deputy Superintendent Dr. Mike Gatlin.