WHS valedictorian and salutatorian 2014

WHS valedictorian and salutatorian 2014
Posted on 06/11/2014

Matthew JohnsonValedictorian: Matthew Johnson

Parents:  Melissa and Judge Matt Johnson

College plans:
University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

Major:
Finance

Top achievements in high school:
AP Scholar with Distinction
3-year Academic Achiever/NHS
Mock Trial team for 4 years--received Best Advocate at the Regional Mock Trial Competition
First Place in State History Fair/5th in the nation
Rotary Club of Waco Youth Citizenship Award

School or community activities:
Achieved the rank of Eagle Scout
Teen Leadership Waco
Acolyte at St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Cotton Palace Court
Waco Symphony Brass
Waco Rotary Challenge Team



Marshall TekellSalutatorian: Marshall Tekell

Parents:  Angela and David Tekell

College plans:
University of Texas

Major:
Chemical Engineering or Liberal Arts

Top achievements in high school:
Dorothy Crippen Hurd Scholarship Recipient
U. S. Presidential Scholar Nominee
National Merit Commended Scholar/AP Scholar with Distinction
3-year Academic Achiever/NHS
Outstanding Advocate at State Mock Trial Competition
Texas History Day Finalist at State
District Champion in Tennis-- 2014 Boys Doubles

School or community activities:
Camp Olympia O'Crew
Waco Youth Council
Waco High Tailgating
Named to District All-Star Theatre Cast
Recycling Club
Captain of Waco Rotary Challenge Team