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PCS graduates 610 students in Class of 2017

posted Jul 12, 2017, 10:41 AM by Miranda Ferguson   [ updated Jul 12, 2017, 10:42 AM ]
Pender County Schools celebrates the 610 graduates making up the Class of 2017. Graduates from Heide Trask High, Pender High, Pender Early College, and Topsail High schools earned a combined total of more than $6 million in scholarships this year. While many will continue their education at a university or community college, others plan to join the military or enter the workforce.

Below is a list of our 2017 valedictorians and salutatorians, as well as their future plans.

Heide Trask High School
Valedictorian: Allison Rae Harris, NC State University
Salutatorian: Samantha Jo Long, NC State University

Pender High School
Valedictorian: Jordan Savage, UNC Chapel Hill
Salutatorian: Kitty Zheng, UNC Chapel Hill


Pender Early College High School
Valedictorian: Kevin Montoya, U.S. Army
Valedictorian: Kelly Rivenbark, King University
Salutatorian: Vanessa Meza, Cape Fear Community College

Topsail High School
Valedictorian: Madison DeVries, UNC Chapel Hill
Salutatorian: Alan Smith, UNC Chapel Hill

We wish all of our graduates the best in their future endeavors!