Christison and Larison Named West Liberty-Salem Seniors of the Month


Malachi Christison and Sidney Larison are the West Liberty-Salem April Seniors of the Month.


Malachi Christison is the son of Stefan and Anna Christison.

School Activities and Awards: Soccer team, Wrestling team

If I were principal for a day: I would make every day of the week a two-hour delay.

Favorite school memory: My favorite school memories have been being on the soccer and wrestling teams.

People who have been an inspiration to me include: My parents

Because: My parents have been a huge support throughout high school and have pushed me to do my best in everything.

Lately, I have been reading: The hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien

My advice to parents: My advice to parents would be to motivate your kids to try their hardest in everything.

My biggest regret: My biggest regret in high school was not wrestling my freshman year.

Next year I will be: Next year I will be working and taking classes toward being a civil engineer.


Sidney Larison is the daughter of Katherine and Nick Furr.

School Activities and Awards: I’m part of Book Club, Link Crew, Student Council, Chess Club, Spanish Club, NHS, etc.

If I were principal for a day: I would have ice cream cups in the cafeteria!

Favorite school memory: Elementary field day

People who have been an inspiration to me include: My gymnastics coach, my friends, and my parents.

Because: They inspire me to be the best version of myself that I can be.

Lately, I have been reading: Educated by Tara Westover

My advice to parents: Try to spend as much quality time with your kids as possible and support them in their passions and activities.

My biggest regret: I regret not trying everything that I wanted to in high school, because I feel like I’ve missed out on some things. Try everything you’re interested in!

Next year I will be: studying at Miami Ohio University to become an audiologist!