Several area schools have announced their top graduating students.
Laredo R-7 named its eighth-grade valedictorian as Emma Thompson and salutatorian as Luke Porter.
Pattonsburg R-2 announced the valedictorian for its senior class as Shaila Cramer and the salutatorian as Logan Pankau.
For Tina-Avalon R-2, the valedictorian was Hannah Colliver, and the salutatorian was Khloey Forest.
The valedictorian at Hale R-1 was Carolyn Abbey Hoerr (Hair), and the salutatorian was Bailey Stephens.