Shea Burkett, daughter of Mike and Donna Burkett of Lamesa, has been named as the Valedictorian of Borden County High School for the Class of 2013.
Burkett is a member of the National Beta Club and is a Distinguished Achievement graduate. She also completed 30 hours of dual credit college classes through Western Texas College during her high school career.
Burkett was active in the athletic program where she was a state qualifier and third place state medalist in tennis, a three time regional qualifier in cross country, and a participant in basketball. She has been a state qualifier in academic UIL, a participant in One Act Play, Spanish Club, FFA, and FCS.
Burkett will attend Texas Tech University Honors College in the fall, where she will major in pre-medicine as she aspires to be a pediatrician.