“But success, as Winston Churchill wisely noted, is not final. It is not the end of the road, but rather a milestone along the way. It is the courage to continue that truly counts. As you step into the next chapter of your lives, remember that this is just the beginning. Embrace the challenges that lie ahead, for they will shape you into the extraordinary individuals you are destined to become.” ~ Dr. Douglas Massengill, Principal
Meet Massey Hill's Standout Senior: https://bit.ly/SOS203TuckerSamuelian
Graduation Photo Gallery: MHCHS Media Photo Folder
Graduate Quick Facts:
- The Class of 2023 students have received almost $2 million in scholarships, including 20 full-rides to their chosen college or university.
- Jackson David Miller was awarded the Robert H. Short Scholarship.
- Serenity Briles will be attending the University of North Carolina School of Arts (UNCSA) this fall and will major in Scenic Painting as she works toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Serenity received $14,000 in scholarships and grants and aspires to be a scenic painter and actor.
- Larissa Pillittere will be attending the College of Charleston this fall. Larissa has received a College of Charleston Merit Scholarship, and Access to Excellence Scholarships, which include Access to Excellence, Access to Excellence II, and Access to Excellence NR.
- Samantha Wilson will be attending Maryland Institution College of Art (MICA) and will be majoring in Illustration, minoring in Concept Art and working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Samantha has received a $58,000 Merit Based Scholarship and aspires to be an illustrator.
- Riley Nazario will be attending East Carolina University Honors College this fall and will be majoring in Chemistry on a Pre-Med track working towards a Bachelor of Science. Riley received 64K as an EC Scholar, a State Employees’ Credit Union 8K scholarship and a $40,000 Chemours Future of Chemistry Scholarship. She was also awarded the Brian Edkins scholarship. She aspires to be a neuro-ophthalmologist.
- Camden Hire will be attending the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) this fall. She will major in Speech Pathology and minor in American Sign Language as she works toward her Bachelor of Science degree. She’s received a $40,000 UTK Volunteer Scholarship and aspires to be a speech pathologist.
- Tucker Samuelian, the 2023 Standout Senior, graduated with a 4.59 weighted GPA and has completed over 300 hours of community service hours. Tucker has been accepted into 8 colleges and received over 15 scholarship offers. He plans to attend Methodist University in the fall.
The following seniors from PFHS participated in the NC Governors’ School program during their high school years:
Serenity Briles -Theater
Riley Nazario - Natural Science
Ariana Collins - Instrumental Music
- Isabel Gare - Theatre Arts