Name: Cooper Allison, 8th Grade Valedictorian.

Family: Larry and Callie Allison, parents. Elijah Allison and Drew Womack, siblings. Elizabeth Hawkins and the late Gibby Beshear, maternal grandparents. The late Marvin and Cathy Allison, paternal grandparents.

Noteworthy: attended Crowder since 3rd grade. He is on the Superintendent’s Honor Roll, active in baseball, basketball, and the Junior High Academic Team.

Future plans: attending The University of Oklahoma and majoring in Architecture.

Name: Royce Florenzano, 8th Grade Valedictorian.

Family: Robert and Amanda Florenzano, parents. Roger and Carolyn Spicer of Quinton, maternal grandparents and Andrew and Paula Florenzano of Milton, Florida, paternal grandparents.

Noteworthy: attended Crowder School since starting Pre-K. Active in Quiz Bowl, basketball and baseball. Royce enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Future plans: attending Crowder High School and will pursue a career in Veterinary Medicine in college.

Name: Abbie Jo Lott, 8th Grade Salutatorian.

Family: Chip and Lisa Lott, parents. Jacob, Allison, and Maggie Lott, siblings. Joe and Betty DeLaune of Arpelar, maternal grandparents and Jess and Pat Sepeda of McAlester, paternal grandparents.

Noteworthy: attended Crowder since 3rd grade. Participated in 4-H, basketball, and is currently active in softball. Active member of Calvary Baptist Church in McAlester. Enjoys riding horses, feeding cows, baking, and playing softball.

Future plans: attend Crowder High School and she plans on attending OBU with a major in Veterinarian Medicine.

Name: Talon Lance Miller, 8th Grade Salutatorian.

Family: Jim and Lesa Miller, parents. Birthel Parker of Longview, Texas, maternal grandmother.

Noteworthy: Attended Crowder since the first grade. Captain of the Junior High Quiz Bowl team and is a member of the Crowder Jr. High School Orchestra and Show Band playing the Upright Double Bass and Bass Guitar. Enjoys traveling, music, and video games.

Future plans: major in medicine.

Name: Haley Dawn Sharp, 8th Grade Salutatorian.

Family: Willie and Julie Sharp of Krebs, parents. Eldon and Nancy Gwin of Wilburton, John and Cindy Bales of Edmond, Danny Sharp of Wilburton, and Marilyn Sharp of McAlester, grandparents.

Noteworthy: Attends Hartshorne Assembly of God Church with her family. First year at Crowder. Since 6th grade she has been on the Superintendent’s Honor Roll, Principal’s Honor Roll, Junior High Academic Team, and nominated twice for the Junior National Young Leaders Conference. Enjoys being outdoors, playing basketball, and spending time with friends and family. Future plans: Attend college in Oklahoma where she hopes to get a degree in Botany and open her own flower shop, or obtain a degree in the medical field.