Wednesday, May 27, 2015

BHS Class of 2015 to Graduate Saturday

Class of 2015 Top 3 Students

The Buffalo High School Class of 2015 will graduate this Saturday, May 30th. Commencement Exercises will be held at 2pm in the BHS gymnasium. Being honored as Valedictorian is Kayla Hutchins, Salutatorian Macey Jonas, and Historian Damon Magouirk. Rounding out the Top 10% include Marissa Jones, Bryce Burwitz, and Layne Shelton.

Kayla Hutchins is graduating with a 4.15 GPA. She will be attending Texas A&M University in the fall to major in Allied Health. She is the daughter of Dawn Hutchins.

“My mom has taught me how to fight for what I want and to never settle for anything less,” Hutchins said.

Macey Jonas is graduating with a 4.14 GPA. She will be attending Texas A&M University in the fall to major in Animal Science. She is the daughter of Russell & Leann Jonas.

“I want to follow my dad’s determination to get things done and become a vet,” Jonas said.

Damon Magouirk is graduating with a 4.06 GPA. He will be attending Texas A&M University in the fall to major in Business Administration. He is the son of Kristi O’Brien.

“My mom has inspired me the most because she has not given up. She has followed her dream and opened her own business,” Magouirk said.

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2014-2015 BHS Sports Awards

Sports Awards 2014-2015

2014-2015 BUFFALO HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AWARDS -- Awards given by the Bison Booster Club at the 2014-2015 Buffalo High School Sports Banquet on Tuesday evening, May 19th, include Lady Bison Most Outstanding Senior Marissa Jones, Lady Bison Sportsmanship Award Erykah Anderson, Bison Most Outstanding Senior OT Garcia, and Bison Sportsmanship Award Jernon Hawley.

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BISD School Board Tackles Agenda

MEDIA HONOR ROLL -- BISD Superintendent honors Mitchell Pate as a member of the Media Honor Roll.

The BISD School Board met on Monday, May 18th for their May meeting. Business Manager Courtney Rodell installed the returning board members Jennifer Humphries, Terry Cotton, and Pat Bell. The board then voted to leave the officers the same. Jennifer Humphries remains as President, Jack Helmcamp Vice President, Bobby Fishbeck Secretary, and Randy Ayres Alternate Officer.

Superintendent Lacy Freeman then honored the BHS Bison Belles, FCCLA, UIL, One Act Play, FFA, Boys & Girls Track, Baseball, and Journalism for their accomplishments that they have received this year.

Mitchell Pate and Susan Wilder of The Buffalo Express and Sherry Matney with The Buffalo Press were then honored by Freeman as members of the Media Honor Roll.

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Buffalo Needs Street Repairs

Many streets in the city of Buffalo are badly in need of repair. At the Buffalo City Council meeting Monday, May 18th, Buffalo Mayor Royce Dawkins said that he is fully aware of all the streets in need of work. The city is receiving calls and complaints daily about the problem streets.

The mayor showed council members a list of streets he has compiled and will begin work on as soon as the weather allows. “While it is raining, or when it is going to rain the next day or two,” explained Dawkins, “there is no use trying to make repairs. It just all washes away.”

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Buffalo JH 8th Grade Graduates

BHS 8th Grade Graduates

BUFFALO 8TH GRADE GRADUATES -- The Buffalo Junior High 8th Grade Graduation was held on Friday evening, May 22nd at 6:30pm followed by a dance. BJH 8th Grade Graduates include Taylor Adams, Yomele Almeida, Luis Andrade, Benjamin Arriaga, Erick Ayala, Kayleigh Barnett, Tristan Best, Charles Bosh, A’sia Bradley, Allison Burns, Keiley Caffee, Tana Cleveland, Dylan Cornish, Thomas Davis, Marissa Delacruz, Mykayla Dennix, Joshua Devaney, Jose Diaz, Breannali Dominguez, Hector Dominguez, Jenifer Dominguez, Alonso Dominguez, Sheri Donaldson, Caleb Doyle, Tanner Duran, Cheyenne Eitson, Isela Esquivel, Alma Esquivel, Sonia Esquivel, Jarrett Fishbeck, Andrea Garcia, Brenda Garcia, Jesus Garcia, Makayla Gilliam, Juan Gongora, Peyton Graves, Colton Green, Luis Guerrero, Selena Guerrero, Savanna Guevara, Liberty Hairston, Maryelle Helmcamp, Jacob Hennigan, Gabrielle Hulett, Zaid Jackson, Marshal Jonas, Bradley Kelly, Dirk Kilgore, Trevor King, Rhiannan Kocher, Lupita Martinez, Margaret Mayse, Melanie McGill, Margarita Medina, Iveth Molina, John Montano, Mackenzie Morales, Jacob Patterson, Luis Porras, Vanesa Ramirez, Anthony Rios, Ernesto Rios, Guadalupe Rivas, Giovanni Rivas, Lasundra Robinson, Daniel Rodriguez, Mckenzie Ryder, Adrian Saenz, Fernando Sanchez, Jonathan Sanchez, Jose Sanchez, Timothy Simpson, Melanie Slay, Eva Smith, Andrew Sotelo, Josalyn Taylor, Nicholas Thompson, Ashley Thunderhawk, Ashley Thunderhawk, Stefani Trejo, Sadie Tubb, Raquel Vasquez, Megan Wedhorn, Derald Young, Juan Zaldivar.

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