Congratulations To The Leaders Of The Class Of 2020!

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Valedictorian

Victoria McGovern

An honor graduate, Victoria was a member of President of the NJHS in 9th Grade and a member of NHS in 10th - 12th Grade.  She also served as NHS Treasurer in her junior and senior year. Victoria earned a spot on the school’s Honor Roll all four years of High School and won numerous Academic awards.  In 11th Grade, she was a Junior Marshal, Presbyterian College Junior Fellow and received the SCISA Certificate of Honor in her senior year.  Very active in student government, Victoria was a member of Student Council in 9th, 10th and 11th Grade.  She served as Vice President in her senior year.  Victoria was a member of Key Club for all four years of High School and received the Excellent Award in 10th Grade, the Outstanding Award in 9th and 10th Grade and was also Key Club President in her junior and senior year.  She was also editor of the school yearbook in 11th and 12th Grade.  Victoria travel to Chicago to serve inner city residents in need during the senior mission trip. She was elected to the Homecoming Court her sophomore and junior year.  As a senior, she was named Homecoming Queen.  An avid athlete, Victoria swam, played soccer, basketball and was a member of the Crusader Track and Field team.  She will attend Anderson University in the fall. Victoria was also accepted to Clemson University, Catawba College, Gardner-Webb University, Niagara University, Miami University of Ohio, Winthrop University, USC Upstate, Liberty University and University of Lynchburg.  She is the daughter of proud parents Kevin and Tara McGovern.  Congratulations, Victoria!

Ned Horton
Salutatorian

Ned Horton

Ned is the Salutatorian for the Class of 2020 and an honor graduate.  He was a member of the NJHS in 9th Grade and the NHS in 10th - 12th Grade.  Ned earned a spot on the school’s Honor Roll for all four years of High School and also won numerous Academic class awards.  He also was recognized with the SCISA Certificate of Honor and the ACSI Creative Writing Superior Award in his senior year.  As a junior, Ned was named as a Wofford Scholar, Furman Scholar, Presbyterian Fellow, and Junior Marshal.  He served the school as a student Ambassador as a senior and traveled to Chicago for the class mission trip to minister to inner city residents in need.  Ned was a four year member of the Cross Country team, the Track and Field team and played Crusader Basketball as a sophomore.  He was also involved in the school’s drama productions To Which End Do We Proceed (11th Grade) and Trouble in Tumbleweed (in rehearsal - 12th Grade).  Ned will attend Clemson University in the fall.  He was also accepted to Anderson University, Wofford College and Furman University.  Ned is the son or proud parents Zach and Jan Horton.  Congratulations, Ned!