|Mr. and Miss AHS Named|
Remington Propps, Macie Miller Chosen By Faculty Vote
Valley Ridge, VA (June 18, 2020) - Remington Propps and Macie Miller have been named Mr. and Miss AHS for the Alleghany High School Class of 2020.
The honor is given each year to two seniors the faculty and study body feel best represent the graduating class.
Due to the ongoing school closures mandated by Governor Ralph Northam, a field of 12 candidates were chosen by a faculty vote. These finalists then took part in a virtual panel interview, and their interview scores were added to the results of a second faculty vote on the 12 finalists to determine the winners.
The interview panel included Karen Staunton, Jared Brown, Cindy Fox, Josh Craft, Mallory Nicely, and Josh Hagy.
Remington Propps is the son of Aaron and Amanda Propps. He has one brother, Barrett, and one sister, Alana.
At Alleghany High School, Remington has read the morning and afternoon announcements for four years, served as vice president of his sophomore and junior classes, and assistant vice president of the senior class. He has been president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes during his junior and senior years, a role he utilized to begin prayer meetings and expand worship events at AHS, including Fields of Faith.
Remington has also preached in churches throughout Alleghany, Greenbriar, and Monroe counties in churches of every major denomination. He will be serving at Bethesda Church and will be taking seminary classes through the Church of God to become a full-time minister.
Macie Lynore Miller is the daughter of Tim and Lynda Miller. She has a sister, Michaela Miller.
At AHS, Macie was an honor graduate and was the Head Drum Major of the AHS Marching Band, of which she was a member for four years.
She has been a member of the swim team and the JV and varsity girls soccer teams for four years. Macie has also been a member of the National Honor Society, National Beta Club, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Macie was also the first two-time school Poetry Out Loud champion, as well as the first regional Poetry Out Loud champion, in AHS history.
In addition to her school activities, Macie has earned her Bronze and Silver Awards in Girl Scouts and was in the 4H Livestock Club for several years. She has been active in her churchâ€™s youth group and has enjoyed service work with her group in local nursing homes. She has participated in a mission trip to Panama with her father and sisters two years ago to work in medical missions for the underserved in the region.
Macie works at as a lifeguard at the Alleghany Highlands YMCA and will continue her education at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College before transferring to Virginia Tech.
Candidates for Mr. AHS included David Donnan, Derek Benoit, Brian Broughman, Travis Fridley, and Justin Leitch. David Donnan was the runner-up for Mr. AHS.
Candidates for Miss AHS included Emma Nicely, Beverly Silver, Abigayle Reynolds, Maggie Rooklin, and Elizabeth Lee. Emma Nicely was the runner-up for Miss AHS.