Stephanie Metzler, the daughter of Jerry and Glenna Metzler of Lindsay, has been named valedictorian of Lindsay High School by Principal Larry Smith.

Metzler has played basketball all four years of high school, and was named 1st team All-District her senior year and Honorable Mention her junior year. The Lady Knights were Bi-District Champions her junior and senior year.

Metzler was part of the fifth place Regional 4x200 Meter Relay her junior year as well as a Regional Qualifier in Long Jump. She was also a Regional Qualifier in the 4x200 Meter Relay her sophomore year. She has also competed in Cross Country all four years of high school. Metzler has been a part of the State Champion One-Act-Play for the past three years, and this year the OAP was State Runner-Up. She has earned many OAP honors, including All Star Cast in Area her sophomore year, Regional All Star Cast her sophomore, junior and senior year, and State All Star Cast her junior year. Metzler also competed in Editorial Writing, Computer Science, Ready Writing, and Mathematics, and was a member of the State Champion Mathematics team her junior year, as well as a Regional Qualifier in Ready Writing her senior year.

Metzler is currently National Honor Society President, and has been a member of NHS for the past three years. She’s been a member of the Science Club for the past three years and is currently treasurer. She’s been a class officer for three years and a member of the Pep Club all four years. Metzler is currently a member of Student Council, as well as the Yearbook staff. Metzler has been part of the All “A” Honor Roll throughout high school. She was HOBY Leadership Ambassador her sophomore year.

She was named National Merit Commended Student her senior year.

Metzler has coached an under-six soccer team for CCSA as well as a basketball team with CCYC.

Metzler is a member of Saint Peter’s Church and ROCK youth group in Lindsay.

She plans to attend the University of Texas at Dallas in the fall, majoring in business. She was awarded UTD’s Academic Honors Scholarship, a full tuition and fees scholarship, including a stipend, as well as the Fort Worth and Dallas Scottish Rite Scholarships, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Essay Contest Scholarship.

Malcom Martin, the son of Gordon and Cindy Martin of Lindsay, has been named class salutatorian by high school Principal Larry Smith. Martin has played football all four years of high school, and was named Offensive Newcomer of the Year his junior year, and All-District offensive lineman his senior year.

The Knights football team was an Area Qualifier his junior year, and Regional Finalist his senior year. Martin was a member of the 3rd place State Cross Country team his freshman year. Martin played basketball all four years of high school, advancing to Semi-State Semifinalists his senior year. Martin competed in Track three years in high school. Martin has been an integral part of Lindsay High School’s State Academic UIL Championship team most of his high school career.

His freshman year, he was the State Champion in Number Sense and part of the 2nd place team; his sophomore year, he was part of the State Champion team and 2nd place individually; and his junior year, Martin was the State Champion and part of the State Champion Number Sense team. Martin was also a State Qualifier in Mathematics for three years, and was part of the State Champion Mathematics team his junior year, as well as third individually. He competed in Calculator Applications three years of high school, and competed in Science all four years, being a part of the 3rd place team at Regional his freshman year and State his sophomore and junior year, earning 3rd place honors his junior year.

Martin is currently National Honor Society treasurer, and has been a member of NHS for the past three years. He has been a member of Science Club and Student Council for the past three years. Martin has also competed in TMSCA throughout high school, earning Top Gun awards three of those years. Martin was also a member of Spanish Club his sophomore year and class president his junior year. He has been on the all “A” honor roll his entire high school career.

Martin is a member of Whaley United Methodist Church in Gainesville. He plans to attend Texas Tech in the fall and major in chemical engineering. He is the recipient of the Texas Tech Presidential scholarship, the Koh Family Scholarship and the Raymond Ince Scholarship ($61,000 total).

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