Morris, Cook head Rochelle’s seniors

Seventeen seniors from Rochelle High School will part ways Friday, May 30 and begin their lifelong journeys as commencement exercises get underway at 8 p.m. on the Rochelle football field. This year’s graduating class at Rochelle High School is represented by valedictorian TK Morris with a 3.97 grade point average and salutatorian Tanda Cook with a 3.80 GPA. Morris is the son of Archie and Kay Morris. He plans to attend Angelo State University for two years and finish his college education at Texas A&M University, majoring in petroleum engineering. In high school he participated in football, basketball, track, tennis and golf. As an A Honor Roll student, he is listed in Who’s Who Among American High School Students and attended the Lions Honor Banquet. He is also a member of National Honor Society and the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) U.S. Achievement Academy, math and science. Cook is the daughter of Janice Cook. She plans to attend Angelo State University or Abilene Christian University and become a teacher/coach. While continuing her education, she hopes to play college basketball. Her high school activities included cheerleading, basketball, tennis, track and cross country. She was a member of the All-Regional Basketball Team for three years, was selected to the Basketball All-Star Game and was selected the district’s “Most Valuable Player” in basketball. She served as homecoming queen, Miss RHS and was a cross country regional qualifier.

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