Shelton School & Evaluation Center is pleased to announce its valedictorian and salutatorian from the Class of 2017.
Harper McKenzie is the valedictorian. She served on the Viator yearbook staff for four years. She was also a part of the Film Club and a two-year member of National Honor Society, serving both organizations as secretary. Harper was the recipient of the Award of Excellence, Outstanding Freshman, Outstanding Sophomore, and the Peer Tribute Award. Outside of Shelton, Harper was a member of the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas and participated in numerous writing workshops.
Harper plans to major in creative writing at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.
Jonathan Rodrigue is salutatorian. He received the Heart of a Giant (Nick Mentesana) Award in eighth grade. He was voted Outstanding Freshman, received the Peer Tribute Award and was the recipient of the Award of Excellence. He participated in Shelton’s annual Ethics Symposium. Jonathan was a member of the National Honor society for three years and was on the A-Honor roll all four years of high school while taking an all honors curriculum. His activities included varsity tennis, table tennis, playing the piano and being an avid “Words with Friends” aficionado.
Jonathan will attend The University of Texas at Dallas to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and subsequently pursue his aspirations to enter medical school.
Harper and Jonathan are two of 67 seniors graduating from Shelton on May 27, 2:00 pm, on Shelton's campus.