Greene County News
BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek High School will graduate 581 in its Class of 2016 Saturday at Wright State University. Graduation will take place 9 a.m. at the Nutter Center.
Of those graduating, 347 students plan to attend a four-year college, 117 a two-year college.
This year’s valedictorians earned a 4.7 GPA. They are: Richard Huang, Dennis Li, Roselle Bea P. Almazan and Lamia Himed.
The class salutitorians earned a 4.6 GPA and include: Mitchell Via, Erika Nguyen, Molly MacLeod, Allye Camden, Lindsay Kreill, Chad Brunswick, Saima Wase and Hannah Nelson.
Huang received the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholarship, and was a 2016 National Merit Finalist. He received 2016 Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award and will attend Princeton University. Li is a member of National Honor Society, received a 2016 National Merit Scholarship, was a member of the BHS swim team. He will attend Georgia Tech to study computer science.
Almazan is a member of the National Honor Society, was the BHS girls tennis team captain and will attend Wright State University majoring in biology. Himed will attend Wright State University to study neuroscience and pre-med.
Via is a member of National Honor Society and will attend The Ohio State University. Nguyen will attend the University of Cincinnati and major in medical sciences. MacLeod will attend the University of Cincinnati to study biochemistry and pre-med. Camden will attend Wright State University to major in nursing.
Kreill will attend Wheaton College (MA). Brunswick is a member of the National Honor Society, a 2016 National Merit Finalist and will attend the University of Cincinnati. Wase will attend Kent State University for a concentrated six-year medical program. Nelson is a 2016 National Merit Scholar, BHS drum major and will attend The Ohio State University to major in English.
Greene County News Report compiled by Merrilee Embs.