Top of The Class: Meet Cobb County's Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Top of The Class: Meet Cobb County’s Valedictorians and Salutatorians

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As the academic year concludes, the Cobb County School District has named its valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2024. These students have distinguished themselves with remarkable academic achievements, exemplified by an impressive average GPA of 4.697 among valedictorians and 4.659 among salutatorians.

Allatoona High School

  • Valedictorian: Brayden Smith, GPA: 4.647, Georgia Institute of Technology, Biomedical Engineering
  • Salutatorian: Mary Chamberlain, GPA: 4.636, Georgia Institute of Technology, Public Policy

Campbell High School

  • Valedictorian: Brandon Buchalter, GPA: 4.833, Vanderbilt University, Mathematics
  • Valedictorian: Elina Natu, GPA: 4.833, Emory University, Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology
  • Salutatorian: Rachel Levine, GPA: 4.828, Yale University, Electrical Engineering and Philosophy

Cobb Horizon High School

  • Valedictorian: Lexi Latham-Drain, GPA: 4.310, Undecided
  • Salutatorian: Andrew Mena, GPA: 4.297, Kennesaw State University, Nursing

Harrison High School

  • Valedictorian: Catherine Varicak, GPA: 4.719, University of Georgia, Cognitive Science
  • Salutatorian: Madison Owen, GPA: 4.667, Georgia Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering

Hillgrove High School

  • Valedictorian: Siryet Bekele, GPA: 4.734, University of Georgia, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Salutatorian: Abby Foster, GPA: 4.703, Georgia Institute of Technology, Biology

Kell High School

  • Valedictorian: Claire Lanaghan, GPA: 4.703, Georgia Institute of Technology, Physics
  • Salutatorian: Ajanay Butts, GPA: 4.648, Rice University, Biology

Kennesaw Mountain High School

  • Valedictorian: Cassidy Woodham, GPA: 4.765, Johns Hopkins University, Engineering
  • Salutatorian: Joseph Bamert, GPA: 4.721, Georgia Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering

Lassiter High School

  • Valedictorian: Kelly Wu, GPA: 4.786, Georgia Institute of Technology, Biomedical Engineering
  • Salutatorian: Ruhi Datar, GPA: 4.75, Cornell University, History

McEachern High School

  • Valedictorian: MyMy Le, GPA: 4.557, Georgia Institute of Technology, Material Science and Engineering
  • Salutatorian: Jose Luis Ramirez Gomez, GPA: 4.486, Georgia Institute of Technology, Biomedical Engineering

North Cobb High School

  • Valedictorian: Claire Isbitts, GPA: 4.719, University of Georgia, Public Health, Film Studies, Entertainment and Media Studies
  • Valedictorian: Tristin Shestag, GPA: 4.719, Georgia Institute of Technology, Biomedical Engineering
  • Salutatorian: Kate Kunst, GPA: 4.706, Georgia Institute of Technology, Biochemistry

Osborne High School

  • Valedictorian: Jesus Ortiz, GPA: 4.545, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aerospace Engineering
  • Salutatorian: Trish Tran, GPA: 4.531, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aerospace Engineering

Pebblebrook High School

  • Valedictorian: Carolyn Wong, GPA: 4.591, Columbia University, Undecided
  • Salutatorian: Jordyn Russell, GPA: 4.578, Tuskegee University, Architecture

Pope High School

  • Valedictorian: Bryce Chapin, GPA: 4.796, Georgia Institute of Technology, Industrial Engineering
  • Salutatorian: Jay Natu, GPA: 4.779, University of Georgia, Biochemistry

South Cobb High School

  • Valedictorian: MaCayla Wakefield, GPA: 4.682, Howard University, Biochemistry
  • Salutatorian: Kyndal Cunningham, GPA: 4.652, North Carolina A&T State University, Biology (Pre-Med)

Sprayberry High School

  • Valedictorian: Isabella Sternagle, GPA: 4.692, University of Georgia, Biology
  • Salutatorian: Jordan Tolliver, GPA: 4.656, University of Pennsylvania, Economics and Computer Science

Walton High School

  • Valedictorian: Ethan Ju, GPA: 4.86, Georgia Institute of Technology, Computer Science
  • Salutatorian: Xiyuan Li, GPA: 4.821, Georgia Institute of Technology, Industrial Engineering

Wheeler High School

  • Valedictorian: Zachary Tong, GPA: 4.766, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence
  • Salutatorian: Richard Kang, GPA: 4.758, Georgia Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering

Eight Cobb valedictorians and nine salutatorians will attend Georgia Institute of Technology. Other prestigious destinations include Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Howard University, University of Georgia, Cornell University, Tuskegee University, Yale University, and University of Pennsylvania. These students plan to pursue diverse fields such as biomedical engineering, biochemistry, aerospace engineering, mathematics, physics, industrial engineering, economics, and nursing.


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