The following Guilford County Schools students were named valedictorians or salutatorians at their schools. Students graduated in May and June. Graduate counts are approximate.

The Academy at Smith

Pich Panha Him, The Academy at Smith valedictorian


Valedictorian Pich Panha Him will enroll as a pre-med student at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Scarlett Nunez, The Academy at Smith salutatorian


Salutatorian Scarlett Nunez will attend UNC-Greensboro to study business.

Graduating class: 55


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Valedictorian Nolan Canegallo speaks during the Andrews High School graduation on June 17 in Greensboro.

Valedictorian Nolan Canegallo will attend N.C. State with plans to major in aerospace engineering.

Miracle Johnson, Andrews High salutatorian


Salutatorian Miracle Johnson will attend Salem College, majoring in biology and minoring in history and creative writing.

Graduating class: 208.


Faraji Joseph-Chandler, Dudley High valedictorian


Valedictorian Faraji Joseph-Chandler will attend Howard University in Washington and plans to major in biology.

Moses Kamara, Dudley High salutatorian


Salutatorian Moses Kamara will attend The Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where he plans to major in international economics.

Graduating class: 325

Eastern Guilford

Valedictorian: Hannah Lee Robertson.

Bradley Seth Kennedy, Eastern High co-salutatorian


Co-salutatorians: Bradley Seth Kennedy and Paul Benjamin Stokley.

Paul Benjamin Stokley, Eastern High co-salutatorian


Graduating class: 263

Greensboro College Middle College

Rachel Rouse, Greensboro College Middle College valedictorian


Valedictorian Rachel Rouse will attend UNC-Greensboro and major in biology/pre-medicine.

Michaela Royal, Greensboro College Middle College salutatorian


Salutatorian Michaela Royal will attend Guilford College and major in cyber security.

Graduating class: 67


Sama Wagdy Elmahdy, Grimsley High valedictorian


Valedictorian Sama Wagdy Elmahdy will attend Duke University to study biology and global health.

Olivia Romine, Grimsley High salutatorian


Salutatorian Olivia Romine will attend UNC-Chapel Hill to study health policy and management and Hispanic language and culture.

Graduating class: 427

High Point Central

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Superintendent Sharon Contreras presents a co-valedictorian award to Rachel Edens during High Point Central High School commencement June 14.

There was a three-way tie for valedictorian. Rachael Edens will attend the University of South Carolina to major in biochemistry.

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Superintendent Sharon Contreras presents co-valedictorian award to Nour Dau during 2018 commencement ceremonies for High Point Central High School in Greensboro, NC on June 14, 2018.

Caroline Dau will attend N.C. State to major in biomedical engineering.

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School superintendent Sharon Contreras presents the co-valedictorian award to Andrew Blosse’ during the 2018 commencement for High Point Central High School on June 14.

Andrew Blosse will attend Duke University as a Trinity Scholar to major in actuarial science and math.

Harrison Strag, High Point Central High salutatorian


Salutatorian Harrison Strag will attend N.C. State to major in engineering.

Graduating class: 359

Kearns Academy at Central

Valedictorian Amna Yasin will attend UNC-Chapel Hill and major in pre-med.

Michelle Garcia, Kearns Academy at Central salutatorian


Salutatorian Michelle Garcia will attend UNC-Greensboro and major in business with a focus on international business.

Graduating class: 32

Middle College at N.C. A&T

Jameson Rasheed Cunningham, Middle College at N.C. A&T valedictorian


Valedictorian Jameson Rasheed Cunningham will attend UNC-Charlotte and major in mechanical engineering.

Marquise Moore, Middle College at N.C. A&T salutatorian


Salutatorian Marquise Moore will attend Howard University and major in mechanical engineering.

Graduating class: 34

Northeast Guilford

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Northeast Guilford High valedictorian Kazara Williams, the second African American valedictorian at Northeast, during 2018 commencement ceremonies for Northeast Guilford High School in Greensboro, NC on June 14, 2018.

Valedictorian is Kazara Renee’ Williams.

Bailey Caroline Botts, Northeast Guilford High salutatorian


Salutatorian is Bailey Caroline Botts.

Graduating class: 275

Northern Guilford

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Valedictorian Owen States speaks during commencement for Northern Guilford High School seniors on June 16.

Valedictorian is Owen States.

Annika Preheim, Northern High salutatorian


Salutatorian is Annika Preheim.

Graduating class: 350

Northwest Guilford

Capri D’Souza, Northwest High valedictorian


Valedictorian Capri D’Souza will attend UNC-Chapel Hill and plans to major in business.

Kyle Tharrington, Northwest High salutatorian


Salutatorian Kyle Tharrington will attend N.C. State University to study aerospace engineering.

Graduating class: 465


Austin William Connors, Page High valedictorian


Valedictorian Austin William Connors will attend Duke University.

Sophia Joan Dalldorf, Page High salutatorian


Salutatorian Sophia Joan Dalldorf will attend Duke University.

Graduating class: 510


Meredith Dawson McGill, Ragsdale High valedictorian


Valedictorian is Meredith Dawson McGill.

Samuel Price Lempp, Ragsdale High salutatorian


Salutatorian is Samuel Price Lempp.

Graduating class: 355


Hieu Le, Smith High valedictorian


Valedictorian is Hieu Le.

Ana Isabel Barrios, Smith High salutatorian


Salutatorian Ana Isabel Barrios is planning on taking a gap year before attending a four-year university.

Graduating class: 300

Southeast Guilford

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Southeast Guilford High School valedictorian Mikayla Stuart speaks to the class during graduation June 16.

Valedictorian Mikayla Stuart will attend High Point University to study special education/occupational therapy.

Sydney Amidon, Southeast High salutatorian


Salutatorian Sydney Amidon will attend N.C. State to study biology/pre-medicine.

Graduating class: 334

Southern Guilford

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Breanna Duquette, Southern Guilford High valedictorian

Valedictorian is Breanna Duquette.

Salutatorian is Jordyn Starr.

Graduating class: 260

Southwest Guilford

William Addenbrooke McAbee, Southwest High valedictorian


Valedictorian William Addenbrooke McAbee will attend the University of South Carolina-Columbia to major in biomedical engineering.

Hayden Davis Hmiel, Southwest High co-salutatorian


Co-salutatorian Hayden Davis Hmiel will attend UNC-Chapel Hill to major in pre-medicine.

Nikolas Scrofani Lord, Southwest High co-salutatorian


Co-salutatorian Nikolas Scrofani Lord will attend N.C. State to major in engineering.

Graduating class: 409

Weaver Academy

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Weaver Academy: Co-valedictorians Luke Cain (left) and Kaeli Miller get ready for Weaver Academy’s commencement.

Co-valedictorian Lucas Cain plans to attend UNC-Chapel Hill and major in political science and economics. Co-valedictorian Kaeli Miller plans to attend the University of South Carolina and major in biochemistry and molecular biology.

Maegan Chow, Weaver Academy salutatorian


Salutatorian Maegan Chow plans to attend University of Hawaii Manoa and major in environmental science.

Graduating class: 56

Western Guilford

Virginia Gilliland, Western High valedictorian


Valedictorian is Virginia Gilliland.

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Western Guilford salutatorian Julie Kim waves to her parents before giving her speech during 2018 commencement ceremonies for Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, NC on June 13 2018.

Salutatorian is Julie Kim.

Graduating class: 300

Triad Math and Science Academy

Valedictorian is Addison Adams. Salutatorian Ali Deeb will attend N.C. State, majoring in computer science.

Graduating class: 66

Other honors

Middle College at GTCC-Greensboro

Middle College at GTCC-Greensboro doesn’t designate a valedictorian or salutatorian, but four students met criteria for summa cum laude honor graduate status. Ashley Jolin is planning to attend UNCG to pursue a degree in biology. Postponing their graduations to stay for the fifth-year program are April Alcantar, Ashlynn Burge and Cassandra Sam, who are on track to complete their associate of science degrees next year.

Graduating class: 45.

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