Class of 2016
Senior Night - October 2nd
Chandler Tate Burrell
Chris Cain is the son of Chris and Gretchen Cain of Newborn. He is the Vice President of the Senior Class, and has played both football and basketball for four years. He belongs to both the Beta Club and National Honors Society. He was voted “Most Athletic” by his senior classmates. Chris plans to attend the University of North Georgia and pursue a career physical therapy.
Tanner Casey is the son of Dona and Robert Casey of Monticello.
Tanner will play four years of golf in high school earning a GHSA team championship at Lambert High School in 2015. He is playing both football and basketball his senior year at Piedmont. He was voted “Most Talkative” by his senior classmates and plans to attend Georgia College and State University after graduation.
Ben Davis is the son of Elizabeth Davis of Monticello and Melton Davis of Eatonton. He has played football, run track, and been a member of FCA all four years of high school. He was named to the All-Region team in both wrestling and track his junior year. His classmates voted him “Mr. Piedmont,” and he plans to attend Georgia Military College.
Amelia Dodson is the daughter of Kim and Ronnie Dodson of Jackson, Georgia. She has played softball, basketball, soccer, and track for four years and has been in FCA for four years as well. She was a member of the 2015 Region championship softball team, and she has been has been a Jasper County Mentor for two. years. Her awards include "Most Athletic" senior superlative, All-Region soccer team in 2014, All-Region basketball and softball teams in 2015, Beta Club and National Honor Society. She plans to attend Coastal College of Georgia and major in nursing.
Cameron Hammock is the son of Emily and James Hammock of Jonesboro. Cameron has played football, soccer, baseball and run track during his high school career. He was a member of PAC’s 2015 baseball team that won both the region and state championships. He also received recognition as the runner-up for highest averge in his conceptual physics class. Cameron plans to attend Georgia Highlands College.
Sarah Holland is the daughter of Kelly Norman of Covington and Clifton Holland of Lithonia. She is a member of the math team and a writer for PAC’s newspaper, Cougar Call. She is also a member of NSHSS. She plans to attend Georgia College and State University and major in psychology.
Rebecca Hopper is the daughter of Wanda Johnson and the late Robert Hopper of Forsyth. She has played soccer for three years and has been a softball manager for one year. Becca has also been a part of the One Act Crew for a year. She is a member of Beta Club and National Honor Society. She was voted “Most Likely to Succeed” by the members of the senior class. She is planning to attend UGA and major in political science with hopes of one day being a lawyer.
Clay Kirkpatrick is the son of Darren and Monty Kirkpatrick of Conyers. He has been a member of the Beta Club and played varsity football for four years. He was a 2014 All-Region football player and was selected “Most Likely to Succeed” by the senior class. Clay plans to attend Georgia College and State University and major in business.
Morgan Victoria Leach is the daughter of Dana and David Leach of Monticello. She has been on the debate team for three years, in Spring Literary for four years, and a member of the National Honor Society for three years. She was named a UGA Merit Scholar, has served as debate team captain for two years, and is the 2014-2015 Youth Assembly First Lady. She is planning to attend the University of Georgia and major in English and criminal justice in hopes of pursuing a degree in law.
Steve Martin is the son of Laura and Steve House of Monticello, Georgia. He has been on the Literary team and One Act for three years and mathletes for two. Steve’s awards include Outstanding Performance award for One Act play. He is a member of Georgia State Rialto Youth and the National Honors Society. He plans to attend college and get a major in the music business with his ultimate goal being to form a band.
Alicia Peek is the daughter of Lisa Ragan and Harry Ragan of Social Circle and Jason Peek and Kathleen Peek of Conyers. She has been in FCA for four years, cheerleading for four years, and is a hospital volunteer in Newton County. She is a member of Beta Club and was voted "Wittiest" and "Most Talkative" of the Senior Class. She plans to attend Valdosta State University to go into the medical field.
Anna Phillips is the daughter of Mindy and Shane Phillips of Jackson. She has participated on Piedmont’s soccer and track teams during her high school career. She was part of a region winning soccer team at Jackson High School. She plans to attend ABAC and major in biology.
Bridgette Phillips is the daughter of Shirley Harkins and Don Harkins of Monticello. She has played soccer for four years, track for two, and tennis for one. She has also been a competition cheerleader for two years, and a sideline cheerleader for four. Bridgette has been in the Jasper County Mentor Program for two years She is a member of Beta Club, PAC’s sideline cheer captain, and “Most Attractive” of the senior class. She is planning to major in nursing.
Alan Powell is the son of Carla and Jeff Powell of Jackson. He has played baseball for four years and was a member of PAC’s 2014 and 2015 state and region championship teams. A member of FCA (Fellowhip of Christian Athletes), Alan plans to attend Gordon College and major in physical therapy.
Noah Quick is the son of Tammy and Phillip Quick of Covington. He has been a member of the baseball team for four years, the football and shotgun teams for two years. He was a member of the 2014 and 2015 state championship baseball teams and has twice been named to the All-Region baseball team. He is a member of the Beta Club and was chosen “Most Attractive” by his senior classmates. Noah plans to attend college to study engineering and business.
Austin Sullivan is the son of Scott and Tracey Sullivan of Jackson. He was involved in HOSA- Health Occupation Students of America for one year, Key Club for four years and Yearbook Club for one year. He was awarded Highest Geometry Grade Runner up in 11th grade and was a HOSA Nationals Competition Participant. He hopes to attend Armstrong - Atlantic, Coastal Georgia or Georgia Southern for college where he wishes to major in Information Tech. or Sports Medicine.
Taylor Swart Is the daughter of Michele Swart and David Swart of Covington. She has played softball four years, soccer three years, and tennis for one. Taylor was an All-Region softball player her junior year. She has also been in the Jasper County Mentor Program for two years, as well as being a member of FCA, the National Honor Society, and Beta Club. She plans to attend Valdosta State University and pursue a career in special education.
Haley Morgan Tyler is the daughter of Jim and Laura Tyler of Monticello. She has played softball for five years where she was a member of the 2015 Region championship team. She has also played basketball and soccer for four years. She plans to be a part of this years’ tennis team as well. She is the Secretary for Beta Club, a member of the National Honor Society, editor of the school newspaper, Cougar Call, and has been a part of the Jasper County Mentor Program for 2 years. She was selected "Most School Spirited" by the senior class, and is also the secretary of her senior class. Haley plans to attend Mercer University.
Michael Weatherly is the son of Kim and Brian Weatherly of Jackson. He has played both football and baseball three years and was a member of the 2015 State Championship baseball team and 2012 Region Championship football team. Mike plans to attend Gordon College and major in business.
Hunter Whiting is the son of Tina and Michael Whiting of Jackson, Georgia. He has played baseball for three years and has been on the shotgun team for three years. He is also a member of Beta Club and the Jasper County Mentor Program. Hunter’s awards include treasurer of Beta Club and treasurer of the senior class. He is planning to attend college and major in pre-med in order to become a pediatrician.
Zachary Thomas Wilson is the son of Norman and Renee Wilson of Mansfield. He has played football, basketball, and baseball for all four years of his high school career. He was a member of the 2014 and 2015 State championship baseball teams. He was named to the All-Region Basketball team as a junior. Zach plans to work on his family’s farm after graduation.