Nyssa High School seniors ready to claim diplomas

Wearing Bulldog blue T-shirts, the Class of 2018 gathers to memorialize the milestone of graduation. (Photo courtesy of Nyssa High School)

NYSSA – Nyssa High School’s 76 graduating seniors will share the spotlight at commencement at 1 p.m. Sunday at the school.

The Class of 2018 will be led by three top students.

Valedictorian Savanna Kesler plans to work on her family’s farm this summer and then leave on an Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints mission in the fall. On her return, she will attend Utah State University and major in interior design with a minor in business. 

Daughter of Scott and Brenda Kesler, she has been active in FFA, FBLA, Honor Society, tennis, track, soccer, and volleyball.

Valedictorian Garrett Stoneman also is headed for an LDS mission in the fall and then will attend the University of Utah and major in engineering. He would like eventually to return to the area and use his degree to innovate a better future.

Son of Don Stoneman and Darci Jennings, he has been active in FFA, FBLA, National Honor Society, track and field, football management, band, basketball, and student council. 

Salutatorian Sailor Hartley, daughter of Michael and Sheila Hartley, is set to graduate from TVCC with an associate’s degree in June. She plans to work on her family’s farm this summer and then attend Brigham Young University and major in entrepreneurial management. Her plans include an LDS mission at age 19, followed by finishing her degree.

She has been active in FFA, FBLA, Honor Society, student council, soccer, cross country, basketball, track and field, and is a state champion pole vaulter.

Following is a list of all the grads:

Christopher Acosta

Paola Delgado Amaral

Tye Anderson

Britney Arredondo

Jacob Ashby

Mickena Ausman

Adan Barajas

Nathan Bedford

Kayla Carlson

Tanisha Carrasco

Noemi Castillo

Anthony Cervantes

Alejandra Conchas

Andrew Contreras

Nathan Cooper

Alejandro De Santiago

Mariah DelaFuente

Sarita DeLeon

Rose Delgado

Ana Delgado-


Cristian Diaz

Yesenia Dominguez


Cerena Duarte

Elijah Esplin

Dennet Flores Elizondo

Brandon Franks

Aaron Garcia

Maya Garner

Josue Guerrero

Romeo Guillen

Sailor Hartley

Ebony Hernandez

Kierra Hernandez

Luz Hernandez

Adrian Herrera

Jonathan Iniguez

Savanna Kesler

Diego Lopez-Ramos

Denia Lucas Garcia

Dominik Madrid

Anabel Martinez

Jeremias Martinez

Michael Martinez

Virginia Martinez Arroyo

Dawson McIntosh

Alysander Moncada-


Jessica Morales


Curtis Moses

Marina Nungaray

Bianca Ortega

Blanca Ortega

Jaime Ortiz Guzman

Cesar Pedraza

Elizabeth Ponce

Christopher Ramirez

Abigail Ramos

OJ Riojas

Edgar Rivera

Isabel Salcido

SanJuana Salinas

Kevin Sanchez-Gonzalez

Corrin Shuster

Garrett Stoneman

Jacob Stout

Chayce Temple

Boston Thompson

Eduardo Trejo

Kelsee Tucker

Ismael Valentin-


Adam Valenzuela

Adam Van Meter

Judith Vazquez-Estrada

Marc Vielma

Cecilia Villegas Perez

Ivey Wagstaff

Braenna Waldron