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Katy ISD Announces Class of 2024 Valedictorians and Salutatorians


May 6, 2024

By Natalie Cook Clark

As the 2023-2024 academic year quickly comes to an end, Katy ISD announces the valedictorians and salutatorians from their nine high schools. Katy ISD gears up for commencement ceremonies later this month.

Katy ISD 2024 Valedictorians and Salutatorians. All pictures provided by KISD.

Graduation Ceremonies Begin May 15

Katy ISD’s spring commencement season kicks off at Legacy Stadium on May 15th.

With the highest GPA this year being an impressive 4.8923, these talented students lead the class of 2024 onward to chase their adventures and dreams.


Cinco Ranch High School

Alina Dang – Valedictorian

Yujin Cha– Salutatorian

Left to right: Alina Dang and Yujin Cha

Validictorian- Alina Dang

  • GPA: 4.8923

 Salutatorian- Yujin Cha

  • GPA: 4.8485


Jordan High School

Jade Jie Kamoun – Valedictorian

Sophie Ruoqing Zeng– Salutatorian

Left to right: Jade Jie Kamoun and Sophie Ruoqing Zeng

Validictorian- Jade Jie Kamoun

  • GPA: 4.8594

 Salutatorian- Sophie Ruoqing Zeng

  • GPA: 4.8594


Katy High School

Harraz Bin Hizam – Valedictorian

Krish V. Parikh– Salutatorian

Left to right: Harraz Bin Hizam and Krish V. Parikh

Validictorian- Harraz Bin Hizam

  • GPA: 4.8382

 Salutatorian- Krish V. Parikh

  • GPA: 4.8276


Mayde Creek High School

John Jaeyeon Lee – Valedictorian

Natalie Ann Baxter– Salutatorian

Left to right: John Jaeyeon Lee and Natalie Ann Baxter

Validictorian-  John Jaeyeon Lee

  • GPA: 4.7544

 Salutatorian- Natalie Ann Baxter

  • GPA: 4.6792


Morton Ranch High School

Rose Judith Villasana – Valedictorian

Alina Malikian– Salutatorian

Left to right: Rose Judith Villasana and Alina Malikian

Validictorian-  Rose Judith Villasana

  • GPA: 4.7636

 Salutatorian- Validictorian-  Alina Malikian

  • GPA: 4.7321


Paetow High School

Isabella Marie Fresneda-Bolivar – Valedictorian

Francisco Tezan Howard– Salutatorian

Left to right: Isabella Marie Fresneda-Bolivar and Francisco Tezan Howard

Validictorian-  Isabella Marie Fresneda-Bolivar

  • GPA: 4.7049

 Salutatorian- Validictorian-  Francisco Tezan Howard

  • GPA: 4.6833


Seven Lakes High School

Aidan Zhong Han Lai – Valedictorian

Aayush Kishor Ishware– Salutatorian

Left to right: Aidan Zhong Han Lai and Aayush Kishor Ishware

Valedictorian-  Aidan Zhong Han Lai

  • GPA: 4.8676

 Salutatorian- Aayush Kishor Ishware

  • GPA: 4.8676


Taylor High School

Henry Xiang-Hao Liu – Valedictorian

Genna Min-Ji Kang– Salutatorian

Left to right: Henry Xiang-Hao Liu and Genna Min-Ji Kang

Valedictorian-  Henry Xiang-Hao Liu

  • GPA: 4.8594

 Salutatorian- Genna Min-Ji Kang

  • GPA: 4.8413


Tompkins High School

Aishah AlBatool Shahid – Valedictorian

Sanika Misra– Salutatorian

Left to right: Aishah AlBatool Shahid and Sanika Misra

Valedictorian-  Aishah AlBatool Shahid

  • GPA: 4.8649

 Salutatorian- Sanika Misra

  • GPA: 4.8615


Commencement Schedule:

All ceremonies will be held Legacy Stadium.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 8 p.m. - Jordan High School

  • Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 8 p.m.- Paetow High School

  • Friday, May 17, 2024 at 8 p.m.- Katy High School

  • Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 8 p.m.- Taylor High School

  • Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 8 p.m.- Mayde Creek High School

  • Monday, May 20, 2024 at 8 p.m.- Cinco Ranch High School

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 8 p.m.- Morton Ranch High School

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 8 p.m.- Seven Lakes High School

  • Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 8 p.m.- Tompkins High School

Katy ISD is currently building their 10th high school, Freeman High School that is located at Hockley Road and Longenbaugh. The Golden Eagles will welcome students this August, but won't graduate students for a few years.

Congratulations to all Katy ISD graduating seniors from Katy Magazine!


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