Valedictorian, salutatorians announced at Cactus Shadows

Cactus Shadows valedictorian Luke Rodriguez with Interim Principal Jim Swetter. (Submitted photo)

Cactus Shadows High School has announced its class of 2019 salutatorians and valedictorian.

The 2019 valedictorian is Luke Rodriguez, while the salutatorians are Niklus Cuc, Isabella Sayegh and Emma Strouse, according to a press release.

“Congratulations to our valedictorian and salutatorians,” Jim Swetter, interim principal, said in a prepared statement.

“The naming of the valedictorian and salutatorians is always very exciting. These students are a great representation of four years of academic excellence, perseverance and dedication.”

Mr. Rodriguez has been attending CCUSD since the fifth grade. He attended Desert Willow Elementary School and Sonoran Trails Middle School.

Cactus Shadows salutatorians are Niklus Cuc, Isabella Sayegh and Emma Strouse with Interim Principal Jim Swetter. (Submitted photo)

Mr. Cuc has been attending CCUSD since fifth grade as well; while Ms. Sayegh has been attending CCUSD since first grade and Ms. Strouse has been attending CCUSD since Kindergarten.

All three attended Horseshoe Trails Elementary School and Sonoran Trails Middle School.

Rounding out the top 2 percent of the class of 2019 are Morgan Mullenmeister and Sarah Weiss (5th); Gabriel Ozaki (7th); Kyle Anderson and Jared Modic (8th).

The top 3 percent of the class of 2019 are Mikaela Morris (10th); Melissa Rimsza (11th); Natacha Ramioulle (12th); and Kiran Gershenfeld (13th).

Top 5 percent of the class of 2019 are Kaley Patton, Danielle Quenzler, Claire Dawson, Noah Steward, Daniel Ramos, Jordan Anderson, Harrison Kessel, Sophie Louis and Caroline Benson.

Top 10 percent of the Class of 2019 are Gregory Torre, Emily Bergman, Jad Bazzi, Peyton McGregor, Walter Denzak, Eryn Jagelski Buchler, Kira Solberg, Halle Ata Abadi, Tyler Phillips, Anna Draper, Grace McKay, Syndi Reimer, Hayley Rudee, Luke MacGowan, Olivia Cristante, Lauren Garrison, Jenson Persinger, Kelby Kuo, Dylan Skov, Lauryn Hudson, Abagail Mock and Jack Magtibay.

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