Tempe Union Class of 2017 Accomplishments by School (Video)

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The seven high schools that comprise the Tempe Union High School District hosted graduation ceremonies on Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18 for approximately 3,100 students.

While many schools have moved ceremonies to various stadiums and other facilities, TUHSD ceremonies took place on each of the schools’ football field, a time-honored tradition enjoyed by families, friends and loved ones of the graduates.

This year’s graduating class of seniors is one of distinction, with many honors and accomplishments, including a Flinn Foundation Scholarship, several National Merit Scholarships, many Tempe Diablo Excellence in Education Scholarships and many others. In total, the graduating class of TUHSD 2017 was offered more than $77 million in post-secondary scholarship money.

Graduation Information

Graduates

THS Grad Night 2017 Tempe High:                 303

McClintock:                   380

Marcos de Niza:             306

Corona del Sol:             701

Mountain Pointe:            600

Desert Vista:                 711

Compadre:                   115 

Total:                        3,116

Valedictorians

Tempe High: Jose Luis Diaz Reyes

McClintock: Emma Ryan

Peggy Payne Academy at McClintock: Bobby Chen

Marcos de Niza: Nicole Marie Hoke

Corona del Sol: Praveen Balaji and Nomith Murari

Mountain Pointe: Logan Kenny

Desert Vista: Aditya Bollam, Bobae Johnson, Dewey Johnson and Alice Wong

 

Salutatorians

Tempe High: Alexis Schlotterback

McClintock: Roomie Wood

Peggy Payne Academy at McClintock: McKinley Becraft

Marcos de Niza: Mandri Randeniya

Corona del Sol: Andrea Lara-Garcia

Mountain Pointe: Sarah Ding

Approximate Scholarship Amounts Offered:

Tempe $     2,900,000
McClintock $   11,000,000
Marcos de Niza $     5,900,000
Corona del Sol $   17,679,228
Mountain Pointe $     6,600,000
Desert Vista $   33,379,462
Compadre $          11,575
Total $   77,470,265

Percentage of Students Immediately Attending:

School University Community College Technical/ Vocational Military Career/ Other
Tempe 26% 40% 4% 3% 27%
McClintock 40% 36% 2% 1% 21%
Marcos de Niza 29% 50% 1% 5% 15%
Corona del Sol 70% 23% 2% 1% 4%
Mountain Pointe 47% 42% 3% 4% 2%
Desert Vista 72% 21% 1% 2% 4%
Compadre 2% 30% 20% 10% 38%

 

– See more at: http://www.tempeunion.org/Congratulations-Class-of-2017#sthash.o8dyoqwq.dpuf

Source: Tempe Union High School District

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