Grafton High School - Class of 2024

Aruesha Srivastava
Valedictorian
Aruesha Srivastava
About the Valedictorian

Aruesha Srivastava

  1. GPA: 5.0408
  2. High School Extracurricular activities: Cancer Research, HealAmerica Inc. 501(c)3 Nonprofit, Biomedical Computation Group, Debate, YCSD Gifted Education Advisory Board, Engineering Club, Creative Writing, and Honors Societies (National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Science National Honor Society, and Rho Kappa)
  3. Community involvement: Founder and President of wellness-distribution focused 501(c)3 Nonprofit called HealAmerica Inc. which has served 1,000+ individuals across Virginia, STEM tutor for middle and high school students, pediatric cancer awareness short-story author in Virginia Musings, and member of the Hindu Center of Virginia
  4. College attending: California Institute of Technology
  5. Studying/Major: Bioengineering and Business, Economics, & Management
  6. Tell us about a person or experience that has had a significant impact in your life? Throughout my life, my parents have been my biggest role models and guiding lights. They have taught me the value of cherishing compassion, culture, and hard work in whatever I do. I am truly blessed to be able to call myself their daughter.
  7. If you could give one piece of advice to rising high school students, what would it be? I would tell rising high school students to enjoy every moment of their four years in high school and focus on pursuing their passions to the fullest.
  8. What was your favorite class you've taken in high school and why? My favorite class I have taken in high school has to be Mrs. Montini's AP Psychology because of her memorable stories, kindness towards everyone, and the general applicability of the material.
  9. What school tradition or experience will you miss the most? I will miss the overnight trips we took as a debate team to competitions. It was a bonding experience that allowed us to become not only a more effective team but a closer group of friends.
  10. Describe your high school experience in one word. Transformational
 
Hannah Chen
Salutatorian
Hannah Chen
About the Salutatorian

Hannah Chen

  1. GPA: 4.9591
  2. High School Extracurricular activities: Varsity Swim, Varsity Debate, Rho Kappa Theta (National History Day), Scientific Research, Jefferson Lab Mentorship.
  3. Community Involvement: Virginia Peninsula Chinese School
  4. College attending: University of Virginia: School of Engineering and Applied Science
  5. Studying/Major: Computer Engineering
  6. Were there any teachers or mentors who played a significant role in shaping your academic journey? If so, how? Andrew Abeyounis: he is very sarcastic, but incredibly supportive to all his students.
  7. If you could give one piece of advice to rising high school students, what would it be? Go for your goals, but remember to put your life first - hobbies, friends, family. Your goals mean nothing without them.
  8. What was your favorite class you've taken in high school and why? AP Human Geography. This was the most applicable class to real life, and I still use the things I learned from Mr. Minor in random conversations or school projects.
  9. What school tradition or experience will you miss the most? Varsity Sport Senior Night. Usually my sport, swimming, does not have much student turnout in the stands, but Senior Night was packed with teachers and friends that cheered me on.
  10. What is your most memorable experience or highlight from your high school years? Overnight Debate trips. The car ride karaoke, fighting over the aux, and roasting each other back and forth kind of reminded me of a big family.

June 8, 2024
4 p.m.

William & Mary
Kaplan Arena
751 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Total Number of Students: 1,210

Total Number of Graduates: 265

Number of Students Awarded Scholarships: 70

Total Amount of Scholarships: $9,141,436

Scholarships: List of scholarships

Post-Secondary Profile:
4-year college: 62%
2-year college: 18%
Workforce/Vocational: 12%
Military: 8%

Top 10 Colleges:

  • Virginia Peninsula Community College
  • Christopher Newport University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • James Madison University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • University of Virginia
  • George Mason University
  • Longwood College
  • Tidewater Community College

Senior Class Officers:
President - Tej Patel
Vice President - Isabella Smith
Secretary - Hannah Chen
Treasurer - Mark Manternach
Recording Secretary - Jay Ni
Historian - Miriam Ahmad


Graduates


Jennifer Mae Agner
Miriam Zehra Ahmad
Sana Tahira Ahmad
Yamahn Irie Albert
Angelina Mae Amon
Bentley Mackenzie Anderson
Dale Jonathan Anderson
Tristan Patrick Andreas
Eli Logan Angello
Samantha Trista Miller Arlando
Jacob Ray Austin
William Haefner Ball
Amber Lynn Ballard
Phoebe Bo-Beh Bang
Juneela Tykeeya Loretta Beamon
Aidan Hansheng Bennett
Trevor Scott Biedermann
Julia Rachel Blaha
Alexandria Michelle Boatwright
Dylan Nicholas Bowers
Annabelle Elizabeth Boyce
Christian Ray Boyd
Sade Elizabeth Brayboy
Cody Brack Brewer
Sophia Jasmine Britos
Sophie Grace Britton
Delaney Ann Broderick
Kaylee Neriah Brown
Skylar Ann Brushwood
Viviane Jade Bugno
Jack Robert Burcher
James Ward Burn
Tahlia Lynn Butler
Mason Alexander Butler-Au
Benjamin Caleb Calderwood
Ian James Campbell
Katelyn Ashley Campbell
Allison Jolie Candelario
Cammy Thi Cao
Julia Shuri Carlson
Beau Patrick Carroll
Gracie Brooke Carter
Kirsten Ann Carter
Kameryn Hope Cartwright
Hannah Chen
Stanley Chen
Ryan Sean Choudhury
Rainer Leif Christiansen
Samantha Rou-ann Christie
Ciearra Renee Christopher
Keagan Joseph Clark
Sophia Anne Clevenger
Austin Tyler Close
Michelle Cloud
Anna Michelle Cockrell
Harrison Michael Coffey
Kyler Neil Coleman
Ashton Olivia Collins
Candace Micaela Collins
Tyler Jacob Connors
Kaitlynn Leianne Cook
Jackson Vicente Cooper
Anthony Emanuel Correa
Fredrick Ernest Cowell IV
Griffin Kaneily Croke
Maya Gwyneth Cruz
Abraham David Cubbedge
Eliza Jane Culpepper
Zachary Scott Cunningham
Will Henry Dabbs
Cayla Marie Dane
Benjamin Evan Davis
Emma Mackenzie Day
Corbin Alexander Deaton
Paige Elizabeth DeBerry
Celeste DeLuna
Desiree-Elizabeth Arianna Deramous
Dominic Ambrose DiGioia
Sean Ryan Dunn
Marianna Elizabeth Eckhardt
Mason Bailey Edwards
Sawyer Haydn Maddox Ehrlich
Marshall Charles Eldred
Elizabeth Faith Elswick
Jonathan Oliver Emerson
Gabrielle Simone Epps
Kathryn Marie Fachko
Teagan Clare Fallon
Caroline Ann Fannin
Caitlyn Brianna Fields
Joey Marianna Fleegal
Edwin Zamir Funez Jr.
Reagan Me Ke Aloha Pumehana Funkhauser
Emelyn Paige Gentille
Isaiah Giovanni Antonio Giles
Lindsey Elizabeth Glass
Bradley Shea Goodwin
Alexander Ilias Grant
Nicole Estefania Grigsby
Samuel Allen Guye
Alexandria Klara Hair
Elizabeth Faith Hancock
Breyana Rae Harris
Trevon David Harris
Jason Patrick Havelis
Haley Michele Hawk
Reid Joseph Hawkins
Landon Charles Hayes
Leona Elizabeth Hedden
Kenton Dewayne Herrington
Vincent Michael Hoepfner
Dylan Mihai Hoffman
Owen Eugene Hofman
Michayla Denise Holley
Hannah Zoey Hong
Xavier Marques Huff
Kyle Isaiah Hughes
Summer Zoe Hull
Jayla Marie Ingle
Makayla Yaira Jackson
Moana Love Jackson
Julius David Jacobs III
Faith Rita Jango
Alexis Marie Jean
Cody Jayce Jenkins
Justice Ukaoma Jones Jr.
Zachary Kyle Justice
Alexis Marie Keeter
Forrest Allin Escher Kellum
Sophia Margaret Kelly
Megan Elizabeth Joan Killian
Hyungjoo William Kim
Lane Michael King
Jada Camille Kinney
Arda Levent Kizilkoca
Dominic Lorenzo Klemish
Allyn Michael Koehnle
Nicholas Michael Kostin
Ava Gabriella Krizan
Reaghan Lynn Krueger
Theodore Jiwon Lee
Madeline Hope LeFever
Keira Daisy Leena Legum
Isabel Kathleen Lewis
Hannah Li
Tanner James Lindsay
Nathan Ryan Littreal
Valerie Paola Loaiza
Nathaniel Seth Lonzaga
Franklin Thomas Lopez
Paige Elizabeth Macedo
Mark Tyler Manternach
Jacob Leroy Marmon
Sameer Evan Mazumdar
Sanyahh Leghrae Ayvonna Lynn McAdams
Emma Marie McAlister
Samantha Reiko McCall
Jayton Michael Franklin McDuffie
Austin Michael McGraw
Farron Douglas McKinnis
Kaleb Ray Mendiola
Randin Roque Cruz Mendiola
Aden James Meredith
Jasmine Rose Millering
Nabeeha Fatima Mohammed
Aiden Monell
Cameron Nicholas Monge
Felicity Raquel Monge
Ethan Philip Montgomery
Gwendolyn Rose Moore
Layla Gabrielle Mott-Smith
Kelly Ann Murphy
Angelina Prajeep Nair
Reagan Leigh Neider
Jay Ni
Alexander Raymond Ott
Heidi Elizabeth Otten
Caleb Michael Overton
Sydney Nicole Parker
Laila Patel
Mohit Rakesh Patel
Prachi Vimal Patel
Tej Dilipkumar Patel
Ariel Monique Patterson
Phenoix Redd Patterson
Tristin Nicholas Lee Paulsen
Adam Gabriel Peredo
Lana Noelani Marie Peregrine
Quoc Anh Pham
Nhi Yen Pham Nguyen
Helen Hanh Ngoc Phan
Abigail Rose Poole
Addison Lindley Poteat
Nicole Helena Prieto
Julianna Star Pugh
Braden Lee Queen
Katelyn Ann Reeps
Lucy Yukiko Reese
Gabrielle Marie Rhodes-Gatling
Matthew David Rich
Hyder Raiyan Richardson
Eamon Sean Riley
Zahra Ali Rizvi
Ashton Sean Roberts
Jeremiah Douglas Roe
Kevin Mckinley Rogers
Sheryl Catherine Ross
Marianna Esther Ruelas-Trejo
Isabel Mercedes Ruggles
Caleigh Jo Schmidt
Jaxom David Schwarz
Julia Marie Scott
Owen Thomas Seaford
Noah Franklin Secrist
Sofia Isabella Seely
Jada Emoni Shannon
Brenden Montgomery Shaw
William Lewis Shoemaker
Addysen Mae Smagh
Caroline Lorraine Smith
Christian Lee Smith
David Sebastian Smith
Isabella Grace Smith
Joy Ann-Marie Snipes
Andrew Nicholas Soto
Dylan Bryan Spalla
Isabella Christine Speer
Ayden Michael Spence
Aruesha Srivastava
Joshua Raymond Staley
Keyvon Rahsean Starkey
Bralin Montgomery Staton
Talon Michael Strickland
Dylan James Swisher
Nahalia Alexis Taylor
Bryce ONeal Thaxton
Isaac Daniel Tinoco
Aminata Aliyah Traore
Alexander Wayne Vargo
Malayna Alexis Vest
Alexis Hailey Vincent
Maana Jasmin Vora
Angelo Gray Wagoner
Robert Earl Walker IV
Omari Jay Wallace
Lily Jean Walton
Rowan Haywood Warren
Alonni Lumyai Wells
Asa Dixon West
Christian Floyd White
Emily Wilches
Bradley Edward Wilkinson
Emmanuel Sebastien Williams
Gabrielle Anaiya Williams
Riley Michelle Wilson
Ella Jennifer Wood
Bryan Michael Wyatt
Vivian Yena Yi
Momoka Yoshida
Lailah Alexandra Zaneveld
Ian Yihan Zhang
Ivy Zhang
Kevin Zheng
Wilson Zheng
Pedro Aguiar Zurita
Cameran Jean Zuvich

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