KINGWOOD\u00a0\u2014 Diplomas were awarded to 259 Preston High Students Friday, during a ceremony on the football field. Knights Honors for 2018 were Junior Robert Noss, Haley Marie Zinn, Jessica Lynn Clemens, Rebecca Jane Foy, Isabella Grace Parsons, and Ward Baxter Ries.\r\n\r\nZinn, who gave the Salutatory Address said her message to the class was to thank all the people in their lives. \u201cDon't cage yourself in, move forward in life and be positive about your choices, she said. Zinn, the daughter of Charles and Jennifer Zinn said she wanted to attend West Virginia Wesleyan and study environmental science.\r\n\r\nNoss, who gave the Valedictory Address, said he wanted to thank the teachers. He wanted to remind his fellow graduates to \u201calways remember where we came from and give back to the community.\u201d Noss, the Son of Howard and Elizabeth Noss wants to attend WVU and become an electrical engineer.\r\n\r\nPrior to graduation, several students and parents discussed the future. Susan Gribble, mother of Caleb Gribble said she had a lot of mixed feelings about graduation \u201cHe (Caleb) signed up for the Marines. I am proud of him. Prior to graduation he received his license as a journeyman electrician.\u201d\r\n\r\nGlenda and David Scroggs said they are excited about their son Andrew graduating. Scroggs said her son wanted to attend WVU and study music education\u201d He wants to come back and work with kids,\u201d Scroggs said. \u201cWe're proud he's following his dream,\u201d Scroggs father said. \u201cHe wants to graduate and give back to his community.\u201d\r\n\r\nGraduate Isiah Hardy said he wants to attend WVU to study creative writing and theater. \u201cI want to be a playwright,\u201d Hardy said. Hardy's brother Jahser Ward and his sister Chyna Ward said they were there to see their brother graduate.\r\n\r\nFormer 2015 graduate Autumn Grogg said she was there to see her friend Tiffany Miller graduate. She said she, too, had an outside graduation and was looking forward to this one.\r\n\r\nFloyd Barber said he was attending to see his daughter Jasmine Poe, who wants to become a singer, graduate.\r\n\r\nRebecca Foy, daughter of Andrew and Rina Foy said she wants to attend Marshall and study biology. \u201cI want to be a physician\u2019s assistant,\u201d she said.\r\n\r\nGraduate Charles Buckingham, son of Richard and Brenda Buckingham said he was going to do some farm work this summer. He said he received his food handlers card and wanted to work in the culinary field.\r\n\r\nTabitha Sigley, daughter of Christie and Uriah Brand said she was going to WVU to study forensic sciences \u201cI hope to one day work for the FBI,\u201d she said.\r\n\r\nSchool Counselor Kimberly Metheny said $1.9 dollars in scholarship monies was awarded to graduating students. She said this year 38 students qualified for the Promise Scholarship.