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Katy ISD Announces Valedictorians and Salutatorians


May 14, 2019

Katy ISD announces the top two students from each high school who are ranked highest academically in their respective graduating classes.

This exceptional group of students has worked extremely hard throughout their entire high school career. Many of them are now moving on to prestigious colleges and universities throughout the nation. The 2018-2019 valedictorians and salutatorians are:


Cinco Ranch High School Valedictorian

William Li Wang

Rice University, Chemistry


Cinco Ranch High School Salutatorian

Nevin George

Yale University, Math and Computer Science



Katy High School Valedictorian

Joshua Aman Dierker

University of Texas at Austin, Computer Science


Katy High School Salutatorian

Sarah Catherine Hatcher

University of Texas at Austin, Biology


Mayde Creek High School Valedictorian

Owais Hyder Ghulam

University of Houston, Chemical Engineering


Mayde Creek High School Salutatorian

Monica Arrambide Valdes

Texas A&M University, Computer Engineering



Morton Ranch High School Valedictorian

Frederica Anna Kizek

Southern Methodist University, Biology on pre-med track and swimming for university


Morton Ranch High School Salutatorian

Bao Khanh Hoang Vu

University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, International business


Seven Lakes High School Valedictorian

Surya Indukuri

Hofstra University, Bio-Chemistry


Seven Lakes High School Salutatorian

Naveen Kumar Venkat

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science & Math


Taylor High School Valedictorian

Lauren Mary Huyentran Nguyen

University of Houston, Biology


Taylor High School Salutatorian

Sunny Ann Tang

Harvard University, Chemistry


Tompkins High School Valedictorian

Blake Austin Romero

University of Texas, Computer Science


Tompkins High School Salutatorian

Kristi Zhang

Cornell University, Engineering

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