Morton High School Valedictorian Taylor McLendon is the son of Gary and Julie McLendon. He plans to attend West Texas A&M to play baseball and major in Business Management. Taylor's favorite high school subject was math. Sports honors he received include All District Baseball, 2011 and 2012; All South Plains Baseball, 2012; All Region Football, 2011; All District Basketball, 2012 and 2013; 2013 All South Plains Basketball, second team; Golf Fighting Heart Award; and Baseball Offensive MVP. Taylor also achieved A-Honor Roll 2009 and 2010, and AB-Honor Roll 2011, 2012, 2013. While in high school, Taylor participated in Student Council, National Honor Society, National Technical Society, FFA, and 4H.