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High schools announce 2016 valedictorians, salutatorians

Campus administrators from Denton, Guyer and Ryan high schools have announced the top graduates for the Class of 2016, who will be recognized alongside their classmates during graduation ceremonies on Friday, June 3.
 
Graduation ceremonies will begin with Guyer High School at 11 a.m. June 3, followed by Ryan High School at 2:30 p.m. and Denton High School at 6 p.m. All graduations will take place at the University of North Texas Coliseum, located at 600 Ave. D in Denton. For more information on graduation ceremonies, click here.
 
The valedictorians and salutatorians for each high school can be seen in the tables below. 
 
Denton High School
Valedictorians
Adinawa Dessoi Adjagbodjou of Denton will attend Harvard University and major in economics and computer science. Her parents are Dr. Paulin Adjagbodjou and Colette Tinkpon.
Emma Lee Besier of Denton will attend the University of California Berkeley and major in philosophy. Her parents are Brian Besier, Stephanie Reinke and Ron Reinke.
Carrissa Leigh Davis of Denton will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in English. Her parents are Michael Davis and Laura Davis.
Jackson John Gwilliam of Denton will attend Southern Virginia University and double major in mathematics and computer science. His parents are John Gwilliam and Michelle Gwilliam.
Stephanie Kim of Denton will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in biology. Her parents are Dr. Seongcheol Kim and Dr. Hyunju Kim.
Lillian Elisabeth King of Denton will attend the Georgia Institute of Technology and major in biomolecular engineering. Her parents are Timothy King and Teresa King.
Rose Elena Koeninger of Corinth will attend the University of Texas at Dallas and study biology. Her parents are Keith Koeninger and Alicia Koeninger.
Logan Timothy Maltz of Denton will attend the University of Oklahoma and study chemistry. His parents are Timothy Maltz and Andrea Maltz.
Blase Anthony Martin of Denton will attend the University of North Texas and major in biomedical engineering. His parents are Scott Martin and Gina Martin.
Kristin Nicole Williamson of Denton will attend Texas A&M University and study civil engineering. Her parents are Paul Williamson and Dianne Williamson.
Salutatorians
Sarah Ruth Holdeman of Denton will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in radio, television and film studies. Her parents are David Holdeman and Karen DeVinney.
Maxwell Riney Hyman of Denton will attend the Culinary Institute of America and study the culinary arts. His parents are Randy Hyman and Jackie Calvert Riney.
Courtney Tober of Denton will attend Texas Woman’s University and study mathematics. Her parents are Edward Tober and Lisa Tober.

Guyer High School
Valedictorians
Catalina Elena Aloman of Denton will attend Texas A&M University and major in biomedical engineering. Her parents are Daniel Aloman and Georgeta Aloman.
Peyton Joel Griffiths of Lantana will attend the University of Utah and major in physics. His parents are Joel Griffiths and Kimberlee Griffiths.
Joshua Michael Kasitz of Lantana will attend Oklahoma State University and study aerospace/mechanical engineering. His parents are Kevin Kasitz and Shelly Kasitz.
Calley Ann Krinner of Denton will attend Wichita State University. Her parents are Brian Krinner and Sharon Krinner.
Inki Lee of Denton will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in chemistry. His parents are Jinhee Bae Lee, Byung Young Lee, Eunkyong Bae and Hungjae Oh.
Gairy Natividad of Denton will attend Texas A&M University and study chemical engineering. Her parents are Fernando Natividad and Lakshmi Valdes.
Malissa Smiley Owen of Flower Mound will attend the University of Texas at Dallas and major in molecular biology. Her parents are Ken Owen and Sotevy Owen.
Chandani B. Patel of Denton will attend the University of Texas at Dallas and will major in business. Her parents are Bharat Patel and Gina Patel.
Evan Michael Samsky of Denton will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in biochemistry. His parents are Greg Samsky and Alice Samsky.
Tiffany Jessica Wang of Denton will attend the University of Pennsylvania and study international relations. Her parents are Chiachih Wang and Hueifon Lee.
Erin Elizabeth Wylie of Corinth will attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in accounting. Her parents are Rod Wylie and Jeanne Wylie.
Salutatorian
Sydney Foster Seavey of Double Oak will attend Southwestern University and study biology. Her parents are Mike Seavey and Leslie Seavey.
 
Ryan High School
Valedictorians
Hannah Faith Jensen of Denton will attend the University of Tulsa and study chemical engineering. Her parents are Brian Jensen and Debbie Jensen.
Baylee Marie Van Ryswyk of Denton will attend the University of North Texas and major in music. Her parents are Jeff Van Ryswyk and Kim Ryswyk.
Taitum Yvonne Wilson of Denton will attend the University of Oklahoma and major in journalism. Her parents are BJ Balentine and Harmony Balentine.
Walter Thomas Tunnell Wilson of Oak Point will attend Whitman College and will major in biology and environmental studies. His parents are Edward Wilson and Jannae Tunnell.
Salutatorians
Tania Paola Aleman of Denton will attend the University of North Texas and major in education – mathematics. Her parents are Pablo Aleman and Maria Ortiz.
Annie Colleen Wallace of Denton will attend George Washington University and major in biology. Her mother is Kelly Donahue-Wallace.