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NHCS Announces the Class of 2017 Graduation Report

New Hanover County Schools congratulates 1,773 graduates from the Class of 2017. Collectively, this graduating class earned approximately $20 million in scholarships and have been accepted into prestigious colleges and universities in North Carolina and around the country. About 80% of the students have chosen to continue their education at two and four-year colleges, while about 10% will serve our country in different branches of the military. The remaining 10% have chosen to begin their careers and enter into the workforce.

Below is the list of the Class of 2017 valedictorians and salutatorians and the colleges or universities they plan to attend.

Ashley High School
Valedictorian: Brian Maxey - Georgia Tech
Salutatorian: Karima Raharjo - Vanderbilt

Brian Maxey, Valedictorian Ashley High School   Karima Raharjo, Salutatorian Ashley High School
Brian Maxey   Karima Raharjo

Career Readiness Academy at Mosley
Valedictorian: Kari Larson - UNC Chapel Hill
Salutatorian: Jacob Crochet - Cape Fear Community College

Kari Larson, Valedictorian Career Readiness Academy   Jacob Crochet, Salutatorian Career Readiness Academy
Kari Larson   Jacob Crochet

Hoggard High School
Valedictorian: Abigail Scholer - Harvard
Salutatorian: Claudia Opper - UNC Chapel Hill

Abigail Scholer, Valedictorian Hoggard High School   Claudia Opper, Salutatorian Hoggard High School
Abigail Scholer   Claudia Opper

Isaac Bear Early College High School
Valedictorian: Giovanni Budi - NC State
Salutatorian: Andrea Lamas-Nino - Harvard

Giovanni Budi, Valedictorian Isaac Bear Early College   Andrea Lamas-Nino, Salutatorian Isaac Bear Early College
Giovanni Budi   Andrea Lamas-Nino

Laney High School
Valedictorian: Erin Coon - Clemson
Salutatorian: Thy Le - UNC Chapel Hill

Erin Coon, Valedictorian Laney High School   Thy Le, Salutatorian Laney High School
Erin Coon   Thy Le

New Hanover High School
Valedictorian: Courtney Marie Loughran - UNC Chapel Hill
Salutatorian: Noah Judson Webb - Rice University

Courtney Loughran, Valedictorian New Hanover High School   Noah Webb, Salutatorian New Hanover High School
Courtney Loughran   Noah Webb

Wilmington Early College High School
Cohort 7 Valedictorian: Samantha Leah Mitchell - UNC Wilmington
Cohort 8 Valedictorian: Kirstyn Danielle Evans - UNC Chapel Hill
Cohort 7 Salutatorian: Nina Anastasia Long - UNC Wilmington
Cohort 8 Salutatorian: Grant Matthew Bonds - NC State

Samantha Leah Mitchell , Valedictorian WECHS Cohort 7    Kirstyn Evans , Valedictorian WECHS Cohort 8   Nina Long, Salutatorian WECHS Cohort 7   Grant Bonds, Salutatorian WECHS Cohort 8
Samantha Mitchell   Kirstyn Evans   Nina Long   Grant Bonds



Posted: 06/15/17