Thomas Beckerink salutatorian for Lazbuddie High School's class of 2015. Beckerink, son of Matthew and Nancy Beckerink, graduates with a 97.113 grade point average. He plans to attend Tarleton State University and major in Animal Science. Thomas (TJ) Beckerink helped lead the Lazbuddie Longhorns to their first Regional Playoffs in 14 years. TJ, along with several other seniors resurrected the Lazbuddie Boy's Basketball team. He also threw shotput for the Lazbuddie High School Track and Field team. TJ also went with the State Dairy Judging Team who placed 2nd in the state and placed 1st individually at the same competition.