The Westfield School is pleased to award William Andrew Collins as the 2019 Valedictorian and Alice Rebecca Culpepper and Olivia Carolyn Eubanks as co-salutatorians.
William Andrew Collins is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Cato and the late Mr. William Collins. As the 2018 STAR student, Andrew has earned numerous academic excellence awards during his high school career including National AP Scholar, University of Georgia Certificate of Merit, Georgia Governor’s Honors nominee, Morris C. Johnson GISA Award, Presidential Education Award, Presbyterian College Junior Fellow, Wofford Scholar, Furman Scholar, Middle Georgia National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete, Perry Area Chamber of the Commerce Student of the Month, Perry Kiwanis Club Student Athlete of the Year, and Golden Eagle Award nominee. Andrew is a high honor with distinction graduate. He has received top academic average award in every subject during his high school career and also served as president of his class during his freshman, sophomore, and junior years. Andrew earned a region championship title and also finished second in the state in Argumentative Essay. A graduate of the Robins Regional Youth Leadership program, Andrew has participated in many school activities including Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Key Club, and Foreign Language Club. Additionally, he was a member of the varsity football team, varsity baseball team, varsity track team, and varsity clay target shooting team. Andrew has served as a peer tutor each year during his high school career, and his volunteer service includes hours donated for Camp Good Grief, Houston County Volunteer Medical Clinic, and a mission trip to Guatemala. He and his family attend Cross Point Baptist Church. Andrew plans to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) to major in Biochemistry and then attend medical school.
Alice Rebecca Culpepper is the daughter of Judge and Mrs. Bryant Culpepper. She has earned many academic awards during her high school career including highest academic average in every subject. A National AP Scholar with Distinction and 2019 Georgia Scholar, Alice has earned the University of Georgia Certificate of Merit, Presbyterian College Junior Fellow Scholar, Wofford Scholar, Furman Scholar, President’s Education Award, and Golden Eagle Award nominee. She is a high honor with distinction graduate. A graduate of the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership program, Alice served as a page in the Georgia State Legislature and was recognized as a Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month. She received the 2019 City of Perry Mayor’s General Excellence Award. She has been involved in the Westfield literary team, as well as the Beta Club, Culinary Arts Club, Foreign Language Club, Tri-Hi-Y, yearbook, math team, cross country team, and academic bowl team. As a member of Fort Valley United Methodist Church, Alice has been a volunteer for vacation Bible school and also Mighty Meals. She has served the community in various capacities including Kappa Alpha Zeta, Perry Public Library, Houston County Book Sale, Mistletoe Market, and Perry Volunteer Outreach’s KidsGive program. Additionally, she has been a peer tutor during her high school years. Alice plans to attend the University of Georgia.
Olivia Carolyn Eubanks is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Eubanks. A National AP Scholar with Honor and 2019 Georgia Scholar, Olivia has received numerous awards including University of Georgia Certificate of Merit, Presbyterian College Junior Fellow Scholar, Wofford Scholar, Furman Scholar, Georgia Governor’s Honors semi-finalist, Golden Eagle Award nominee, Presidential Education Award, and University of Rochester Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award. She is high honor with distinction graduate and has been recognized as a Student of the Month by the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce. As academics editor of her school yearbook, she also has been involved in many school activities including Beta Club, Foreign Language Club, chorus, Key Club, Tri-Hi-Y Club, Culinary Arts Club, and the academic bowl team. She represented Westfield as a member of the girls’ trio in the region and state literary competition. Olivia has been very involved in community service, earning the bronze level of the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for her work in Special Olympics, Jay’s Hope, Perry Public Library, and Kappa Alpha Zeta. Alice received the 2019 Balvaunuca Club scholarship and the 2019 Perry Kiwanis Club scholarship. She has served as a Sunday School teacher and vacation Bible school teacher at Butler United Methodist Church. Olivia plans to attend the University of Georgia.