Hunter Von Welch is the 2011 Plains High School Salutatorian. Hunter graduated with a GPA of 8.96 and a Grade Average of 95.92. He is the son of Tracy and Darla Welch and plans to attend Texas Tech University in the fall. Hunter excelled academics and athletics but distinguished himself as a State Qualifier in UIL Mathematics, Calculator Applications, and One Act Play. He was honored on Academic All-State Football, Basketball, and Track teams and was given the 1A Technical Excellence award at the State One Act Play competition, where he and his peers one the State 1A Championship. Plains High School is very proud of our Salutatorian, Mr. Hunter Von Welch.