Lubbock-Cooper High School named Andrew Langston West as valedictorian for the class of 2011. Andrew, son of Alan and Amy West of Lubbock, graduates with a grade-point average of 103.119. He plans to attend Texas Tech University Honor College and major in Biology/Pre Med.
Andy served as President of the National Honor Society and the President's Council. He was an active member of the Lubbock-Cooper Pirate Pride Band, serving as the Drum Major. He was named to the ATSSB All State Band. Andy was a UIL Regional Qualifier in Poetry Interpretation and Extemporaneous Informative Speaking. Andy was a state qualifier for HOSA.