Franklin High School honors top grads
Five top graduates will lead Franklin Senior High School’s Class of 2013 during commencement exercises tonight. The ceremony is at 6 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. The top academic graduates are Nicole Crow, Annabel Picard, Kaitlin Janay Randle, Jada Patrice Davis and Becca Robison.
Nicole Crow is the daughter of Paul and Joanne Crow. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her high school career. She will attend Northwestern State University in the fall to major in business administration and minor in French. Nicole was a member of the cheerleading team during her junior year, has been a National Honor Society member since her sophomore year and has been a member of the theatre program since her freshmen year.
Annabel Picard is the daughter of James and Rebecca Picard. She has a 4.0 GPA and plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to major in mechanical engineering. She has been awarded the following scholarships Centenial Scholarship from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, TOPS honors, the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce scholarship, and the Dr. Ray P. Authement Valedictorian Scholarship. Annabel’s extracurricular activities include the Future Farmers of America, National Honor Society, 4-H, rally team, and the rocket team.
Kaitlin Janay Randle is the daughter of Pastor Allen and Pamela Randle Sr. She has a 4.0 GPA and will be attending Baylor University in Waco, Texas majoring in pre-physical therapy with a minor in athletic training. Kaitlin has received numerous scholarships this year which include three Baylor University scholarships one of those being the President’s Gold Scholarship. She also received the Hilcorp Scholarship, the Franklin Rotary Club Scholarship, the Wendel Henry Foundation Scholarship and the National Honors Society Judith Moms Memorial Scholarship with a combined total of $124,800. She also was named one of Franklin Senior High School’s Shining Stars and the Cox Cable Student of the Week. While attending Franklin High, she has been a part of the varsity cheerleading squad for three years, two of which as captain. She also was a manager for the volleyball and baseball teams, a member of the Future Business Leaders of America Club, the Insight Club, and the theatre program, and participated in Literary Rally for four years.
Jada Patrice Davis is the daughter of Ida Davis-Bore1 and Robert Davis. Jada has a 3.9 GPA and plans to attend Nicholls State University. While at Nicholls, she plans to major in nursing. She has received the Nicholls Diversity Leadership Scholarship, as well as the Franklin Rotary Club Scholarship. She has also received two additional scholarships for competing in a Martin Luther King Jr. advocacy competition sponsored by the National Bar Association. Jada has been on the honor roll throughout her four years in high school. She also has won the 100 Black Men of St. Mary Parish Black History essay contest for three years in a row. Some of her extracurricular activities include managing the volleyball and baseball teams, and being a cheerleader for one year. Jada was a part of many clubs and organizations such as FBLA, Del-Leaders, Freshmen Mentor, Rally Team, and is a member of National Honor Society.
Becca Robison is the daughter of Cherrise Picard and Timothy Robison. Throughout her high school career she has earned a 3.9 GPA. Becca plans to attend Louisiana State University and major in sports medicine, then further her education and become a physical therapist. In high school, she was a member of National Honor Society, 4-H Club, mentoring program, AHEC of a Summer program, Theatre Department, as well as being a manager for volleyball, softball, football and basketball.