Chandler Priest has been named salutatorian for Abernathy High School class of 2014. He is the son of Kelly and Barbie Priest and will graduates with a 5.189 grade point average. He has been accepted to Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University and will double major in finance and accounting. Chandler has been awarded the Presidential Merit Scholarship to Texas Tech University. During his high school career, he was active in football, basketball, track, National Honor Society and UIL activities. He participated in the State UIL Contest in Number Sense for three years running. He placed 4th as a sophomore, 5th as a junior, and 4th as a senior. Chandler has served his community through volunteer opportunities and gone on two mission trips during his high school career.