Cleveland Metropolitan Schools honor top of graduating class

Cleveland Metropolitan Schools honor top of graduating class


Cleveland Metropolitan Schools honor top of graduating class


The Cleveland Metropolitan School District honored the valedictorians and salutatorians from the 2012 graduating class during a ceremony at its regularly scheduled board of education meeting on Tuesday night.

The students that were recognized from each CMSD high school and the college each student plans to attend in the fall are listed below.

Cleveland School of the Arts

Valedictorian: Brittney Marie Perkins – Kent State University

Salutatorian: Daryl Mapson – Skidmore College


Valedictorian: Denzell Anderson – Lourdes College

Salutatorian: Chantina Bush – Eastern Michigan University

East Tech

Valedictorian: Christian West – Case Western Reserve University

Salutatorian: Chloe Blakenship

Garrett Morgan

Valedictorian: Robert Houska – Ohio State University

Salutatorian: Sasha Brooks – Baldwin-Wallace College

Ginn Academy

Valedictorian: V’Angelo Bentley – University of Illinois

Salutatorian: Rahmere Merritt – Cuyahoga Community College


Valedictorian: Garianne Benson – Cleveland State University

Salutatorian: Lois Robinson – Ohio University

High Tech Academy

Valedictorian: Kenisha Baldeo – Ohio State University

Salutatorian: Lavander Cannon – Ohio State University

James F. Rhodes

Valedictorian: Laura Llapa – Miami University (Ohio)

Salutatorian: Allison Onnie – Cleveland State University

Jane Addams – Business

Valedictorian: Clara Smith – Kent State University

Salutatorian: Asia Sampson – Cleveland State University

Jane Addams – Design Lab

Valedictorian: Katie Gobel – Baldwin-Wallace College

Salutatorian: Enrique Montes – Baldwin-Wallace College

John Adams – College Board

Valedictorian: Dominique Cook – U.S. Army

Salutatorian: Amber Anderson – Miami University (Ohio)

John Adams – Financial Services

Valedictorian: Brittany Brewer – College of Wooster

Salutatorian: Chardonnae Randall – Bowling Green State University

John F. Kennedy – College Board

Valedictorian: Teasha Gilmore – Bowling Green State University

Salutatorian: Jordan Marrow – North Carolina Central University

John Hay – Early College

Valedictorian: Lavender Cannon – Ohio State University

Salutatorian: Hassan Khaled – Oberlin College

John Hay – Architecture & Design

Valedictorian: Kevin Inthavong – Kenyon College

Salutatorian: Christopher Love – Ohio State University

John Hay – Science & Medicine

Valedictorian: Nichelle J. Ruffin – Case Western Reserve School of Medicine-Edwards Scholar

Salutatorian: Arik London – Miami University (Ohio)

John Marshall

Valedictorian: Stephanie Gloria Maldonado – Cleveland State University

Salutatorian: Emily April Clark – Ohio State University

Lincoln West

Valedictorian: Nichole Tan – Ohio State University

Salutatorian: Yongxin Wu – Cleveland State University

TJ Newcomers

Valedictorian: Halbert Hernandez  Cuyahoga Community College


Valedictorian: Manuel Martinez – Cornell University

Salutatorian: Tawanna Williams – College of Wooster

Max Hayes

Valedictorian: Melinda Lacavera – Cleveland State University

Salutatorian: Aleisha Saez – Cleveland State University

Martin Luther King Jr. – Health Careers

Valedictorian: Mercedes S. Young – Ohio State University

Salutatorian: Chrishona Todd – Eastern Michigan University

Martin Luther King Jr. – Law

Valedictorian: Dontea T. Gresham – Morehouse College

Salutatorian: Marvin Perry Jr. – Central State University

Promise Academy

Valedictorian: Airington Henderson – Cuyahoga Community College

Salutatorian: DeAndre Miller – Cuyahoga Community College

Success Tech

Valedictorian: Alexander Phipps – Cleveland State University

Salutatorian: Kyle McKenty – Eastern Michigan University

Washington Park

Valedictorian: Joenet Brooks – University of Toledo

Salutatorian: Deshawn Jordan – College of Wooster

Whitney Young

Valedictorian: Kenisha Baldeo – Ohio State University

Salutatorian: Briana Miller – Bowling Green State University

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