Academically Excellent

Katy ISD is proud to announce the top two students from each high school who are ranked highest academically in their respective graduating classes.  These students have worked extremely hard from the very first day of their ninth grade year until the last day of their senior year.  Many of them are now moving on to prestigious colleges and universities throughout the nation.  The 2018-2019 valedictorians and salutatorians are:

Cinco Ranch High School:

William Li Wang – Valedictorian
College/University:  Rice University
Major:  Chemistry
Nevin George – Salutatorian
College/University:  Yale University
Major:  Math and Computer Science
Katy High School:

Joshua Aman Dierker – Valedictorian
College/University:  University of Texas at Austin
Major:  Computer Science
Sarah Catherine Hatcher – Salutatorian
College/University:  University of Texas at Austin
Major:  Biology
Mayde Creek High School

Owais Hyder Ghulam – Valedictorian
College/University:  University of Houston
Major:  Chemical Engineering
Monica Arrambide Valdes – Salutatorian
College/University:  Texas A&M University
Major:  Computer Engineering
Morton Ranch High School

Frederica Anna Kizek – Valedictorian
College/University:  Southern Methodist University
Major:  Biology on pre-med track and swimming for university
Bao Khanh Hoang Vu – Salutatorian
College/University:  Stanford University
Major:  Economics
Seven Lakes High School

Surya Indukuri – Valedictorian
College/University:  Hofstra University
Major:  Bio-Chemistry
Naveen Kumar Venkat – Salutatorian
College/University:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Major:  Computer Science & Math
Taylor High School

Lauren Mary Huyentran Nguyen – Valedictorian
College/University:  University of Houston
Major: Biology
Sunny Ann Tang – Salutatorian
College/University:  Harvard University
Major:  Chemistry
Tompkins High School

Blake Austin Romero – Valedictorian
College/University:  University of Texas
Major:  Computer Science
Kristi Zhang – Salutatorian
College/University:  Cornell University
Major:  Engineering
Congratulations to all of these outstanding students! 

Source: KISD