The Salutatorian of the Tahoka High School Class of 2015 is Dane Rivas with a GPA of 4.3072. Dane is the son of Mike and Paige Rivas. He has been a member of the Tahoka FFA for 15 years and has held the offices of President, Vice-President and Sentinel. Dane is also Vice-President of the Area 2 Texas FFA Association. He is the current Vice-President of the National Honor Society, the Current President of the THS Student Council and the current Co-Senior Class President.
Dane has been a member of the THS Varsity Basketball Team and the Varsity Track team. Dane has been very active with the Tahoka First Baptist Church youth group, as well as the Lynn County 4-H.
Dane has many awards to be proud of, including:
THS Outstanding Agriculture Student of 2015 (Sponsored by the Lynn County Soil & Water Conservation District)
The Nancy Anderson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award.
Who's Who among America High School Students
The Lynn County Stock Show Grand Champion Barrow for 2011, and the Lynn County Stock Show Barrow Showmanship Award in 2013 and 2014.
After graduation, Dane will attend the Texas Tech University Honors College, majoring in Animal Sciences.