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Culbertson Celebrates Class Of 2024

Culbertson High School celebrated the graduating class of 2024 in the gym Saturday, May 18. Destiny Thompson was valedictorian and delivered an address. Kylie Bergum was salutatorian. The commencement address was delivered by Ashley Copple. School board trustee Mark Colvin presented diplomas with Culbertson Public Schools superintendent Nicole Simonsen. The class colors were white, black and purple and the class flower was a yellow rose. Ushers included Dawson Bergum, Klesta Goci, Michah Eagle Boy, Peyton Jahns and Serenity Wilbanks.

During the ceremony, Kylie Bergum, Carson Solem, Destiny Thompson and Mathew Wadsworth were awarded the Millard E. Peterson Scholarship. The award is being made in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Peterson by their son Millard E. Peterson, who attended CHS. The total amount of this scholarship is $7,000.

Senior Samantha K’Lyn Annett said she’ll be studying to be an EMT and nurse after graduation. Kylie Bergum will be studying ranch management and Kayson Norman Bigler is planning to join the U.S. Army.

Donte Dominique Eagle Boy is planning to attend United Tribes Technical College and Nyreece Jaydon Halvorson is planning to study psychology at Montana State University Billings. Summer Rae Lyon will be studying to become a dental tech and Makai Patrick Poser will be pursuing a career in welding, as will Chase Charles Semm, Carson Andrew Solem will be studying ag business. Caden Rayne Summers will be attending Fort Peck Community College and Destiny Paige Thompson will be studying elementary education at Dawson Community College. Mathew John Clark Wadsworth is planning to attend a trade school for welding.

The graduating class of 2028 was also recognized. They include Gabrial Vincent Annett, Felixe Danile Becker, Shanna Rae Bets His Medicine, Kalia Ruby Featherston, Shyla Christina Hanson, Jaden Ray Iron Moccasin, Christopher Kenneth Lee Kauten, Trinity Lynn Pirkle, Emilynn Rose Powell, Arlie Wynn Purvis, Eli Johnson Turning Heart and Kinley JoLee Wallace.

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