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A Message From the Superintendent

This evening we will say farewell to the Spring Hill High School Class of 2020. These seniors have represented our community with such pride during their time in Spring Hill ISD. This group wasn't able to complete their semester within the walls of Spring Hill High School but their influence and leadership will continue to fill our hallways. May we keep our seniors in prayer as they leave us and enter into the next phase of their life.

Hats Off to the Senior Class of 2020...You did it!

Graduation Slide Show 2020

Spring Hill ISD Proudly Presents the Class of 2020 Top 10%

Valedictorian Nicholas Vadasz

Nick has been highly involved in Panther Nation, participating on the UIL Math Science Team all four years and serving as captain both his Junior and Senior year. He has also been on the TCEA Robotics team. But, his true accolades come from his membership in The Blue Brigade, qualifying for State this year. He also reached the state finals of the Texas Citizenship Bee in 2019 and was awarded first place at the recent Student Invitational of the LMFA in the printmaking category.


Nick will continue his studies at Brown University, Rhode Island to seek a degree in neuroscience to ultimately become a physician.

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Salutatorian Madison Vaughn

Madison, a Panther since 5th grade, has served as the Drum Major for the award winning Blue Brigade as well as playing Clarinet in the Symphonic Band. She is the Vice President of the NHS, and letter in Varsity High Jump.


She also qualified for State Debate, and has completed a long list of AP Courses and exams. Madison will be attending the University of Arkansas as a Business and Economics Major in the Honors College in the fall of 2020.

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Kalen Barlow

Kalen, a 13 year Panther, is not just a scholar, both in the classroom and in UIL Accounting, but also a four-year member of the Spring Hill cross country team, advancing to state in cross country the last two years; he also earned a seventh place finish at the state track and field meet in the 1600-meter run last spring. He is also a member of the NHS. Kalen will be attending UT Tyler on a XC and Track scholarship and is getting his BS in Nursing to become a nurse anesthetist.

Ashlee Blake

Ashlee Blake is a 13 year Spring Hill Panther. She is Varsity Cheer Co-Captain, Varsity basketball captain, runs track, plays softball, and is a member of the homecoming court. Ashlee is a true leader. She will be fulfilling her goal of attending UT Austin in the Fall of 2020.

Haden Bray

Haden entered the Spring Hill district as a 6th grader. Haden has served as class officer, Student Council officer and is a member of the National Honor Society. He has participated in the Pack as a flag runner. He also serves as a representative on the Spring Hill Bank student board. Hayden advanced to State in Cross Country his junior and senior year.

Lexi Gossage

Lexi Gossage is a 13 year Panther as well. She is Co-Captain of Spring Hill Varsity Cheer and a motivator of school spirit by partnering with The Pack for pep rallies and spirit events. She is a Class Officer, a member of NHS, StuCo and Z-Club. She is a Co-Founder of the Health Science Club.

Lexi will be attending the University of Arkansas in the fall. She plans to major in Biology to become an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon.

Zoe Goudarzi

Zoe is an instrumental member of Spring Hill Cheer, helping them advance to the UIL State Competition this year where they placed 17th in Texas. She is involved in Student Council, is the Z Club President, and a Class Officer. Zoe is also the Art Club President, and a member of the National Honor Society. Her senior year, Zoe founded the Spring Hill Health Science Club. In addition, she also was selected to attend the Leadership Conference at Harvard Law School. She plans to attend the University of Alabama majoring in marketing. Zoe later plans on attending law school and be an advocate for social change.

Justin Hickerson

Justin is a proud member of the SHHS marching band and jazz band, as well as the East Texas Youth Orchestra and church bells. He is also a Varsity Soccer player and a District Champion in UIL Social Studies. Justin plans to attend UNT and major in anthropology.

Grace Iltis

Grace has been a Spring Hill Panther for 13 years. She has been a proud member of the band since 6th grade, serving as Representative 9th-11th grade, Marching Captain 12th grade as well Band Treasurer. She is also the Art Club’s President her senior year earned Honorable Mention at Longview Fine Arts Museum’s 51st Annual Student Invitational last year. She is a member of the National Honor Society. She is a State Qualifying member of the SHHS Golf team, an honor she has held all four years. Grace will continue her academic career at Texas A&M University in the Fall.

Kaitryn Johnson

Kaitryn Johnson transferred to SH ten years ago from Nevada. She plays French Horn in the Blue Brigade where she serves as secretary and the uniform crew. She is part of the NHS, TBT Student Board, and runs Cross Country. Kaitryn also serves on the SHHS Leader’s Core.

She started a baking business, Kaitryn's Creations, to earn money for college expenses. Kaitryn will attend LeTourneau University in the fall to study Early Childhood Education.

Caden Noah

Caden Noah has been a Spring Hill Panther since 8th grade. He has been a starting pitcher for the Panthers on Varsity Baseball all four years. Caden will attend the University of Texas this fall to play baseball and major in Physical Culture and Sports in the College of Education.

Qi "Helen" Ruan

Helen is a member of the Varsity Tennis Team, is an advocate for women as a member of the Z-club and actively participates in the Art Club. She is also a member of the NHS.

Marissa Seyer

Marissa Seyer has been a proud Spring Hill Panther for the last 13 years. She has been a member of the UIL math science team, SLT, and marching captain in the Blue Brigade has served on the student council and is a member of the NHS. Marissa is also on the TBT student board. Marissa is also a Varsity Basketball player and Soccer starter. Marissa will attend UT Austin in the Fall to major in corporate communication.

Class of 2020 Final Trip Around the District

Class of 2020 "Senior Drive Around Campus"

Check out Senior Shout-Outs in the Latest Edition of The Panther's Paw

Feel the Excitement in the Air Throughout the Community...Even if it's Not Our Typical Graduation Celebrations

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Every Sunset Brings New Opportunities. Best Wishes to the Class of 2020 as you Search for Yours!!

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Blessed to be a Spring Hill Panther: Proud Past...Promising Future

  • TEA "A" Rated district
  • K-12 Education
  • Premier school district in East Texas
  • College and Career Readiness best in the area
  • Low teacher / student class ratio
  • Honors, dual-credit, gifted & talented, Career & Technical Education, and numerous local courses offered
  • UIL Academics, robotics, theatre/drama, band, drill team, cheerleading, athletics and bass club activities offered
  • State award winning band
  • Education Foundation
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • District enrollment at an all time high
  • Designated as a District of Innovation by the Texas Education Agency
  • Outstanding parent and community support
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Spring Hill Independent School District...The Hidden Treasure of East Texas

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Spring Hill ISD Partnerships

Spring Hill ISD would like to thank the following sponsors for their continued support through the marquee partnership program. Proceeds help support:
  • Classroom technology
  • Fine arts exposure and experience
  • Support athletic programs
  • Innovative classes for sports marketing and game day production
  • Scholarships

For advertising information, please contact the superintendent's office at 903-323-7740.

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