Leedey Seniors Graduating with High Honors

Students who have attended Leedey Schools for at least two semesters and who have maintained a 3.8 GPA or better are eligible for graduation with Very High Honors. This year Leedey is fortunate to have four such students. In alphabetical order, they are: Cade Clem, Kelsey Dowdle, Montana Farris and Rylie Gore.
Cade Clem is the son of Jeremy and Andrea Clem. He has been active in numerous organizations throughout high school such as Future Farmers of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, Business Professionals of America, and the One Act play. Cade is also a member of the basketball and baseball teams. He is a member of the National Honor Society and has been on the Superintendent’s Honor Roll all four years. Although Cade hasn’t made his final choice, he is considering attending Southwestern, Northwestern and Redlands for his undergraduate degree and probably OU for their Master program as a Physicans’ Assistant. He would like to thank everyone who has helped him throughout the years. Cade is very appreciative of all those who put in countless hours of work to help him get to where he is today.
Kelsey Dowdle is the 18-year-old daughter of Brian and Mindy Dowdle. Throughout her high school career she has been very involved in extra curricular activities and served in many leadership roles. This year, she served the Leedey Business Professionals of America as the Chapter President. In 2021, she was a National BPA Torch Award winner. As a member of Leedey FFA, she is currently serving as the Chapter President. Kelsey has attended numerous leadership conferences within FFA, including the Washington Leadership Conference. At this year’s State FFA Convention, she will receive an award for my Swine Supervised Agricultural Experience, an Academic Excellence Award, as well as the coveted State FFA Degree. Showing livestock through 4-H and FFA has always been her passion. This year she was fortunate enough to exhibit the Champion Berkshire Barrow and Berkshire Gilt at the Woodward District Junior Livestock Show and the Reserve Champion Berk Barrow at the Tulsa State Fair. In addition to her show honors, this year she was named Academic All- State by the Oklahoma Youth Expo and will receive the Justin Whitefield Memorial Scholarship. In the fall, Kelsey plans to attend Oklahoma State University and pursue a double major in Agricultural Communications and Agribusiness.
Montana Farris is the 19-year-old daughter of Flint and Amber Farris. Throughout high school, she has been a member of both the softball and basketball teams where she has made many lifelong memories. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family and soaking up these last few moments before she graduates. She is involved in FCA, Business Professionals of America, Family Community and Career Leaders of America, F.O.R club, and Student Council. She is also a member of the National Honors Society. She has been on the Superintendent’s Honor Roll all four years of high school and she appreciates all the administrators, teachers, and coaches who have helped her get to where she is today. Montana is excited to continue her education at West Texas A&M University where she will pursue a degree in Speech Communication Disorders.
Rylie Gore is the oldest daughter of Darin and Jamie Gore. She has two siblings, twelve year old sister Saidi Gore and thirteen year old brother Coulson Gore. Rylie has attended Leedey Schools since Pre-K. She is a member of Leedey First Baptist Church where she participates by singing specials and helping lead worship from time to time. Throughout High School, Rylie has been part of Business Professionals of America, Future Career and Community Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Friends of Rachel Club, and Student Council. Rylie has also been a member of the High School Softball and Basketball team. Rylie is very thankful for the memories and success that she experienced in these four short years of sports. Spending time with her team is something that she will never forget. Rylie plans on attending Southwestern Oklahoma State University where she plans to obtain an associates degree in allied health sciences and later apply to dental hygiene school to pursue a career in dental hygiene. Rylie wants to thank her family, friends, coaches, and teachers for pushing her to be the best that she can be.