The Top 10 academically ranked students for the Class of 2017 have been announced by Principal Joe Burns.
The valedictorian for the Class of 2017 is Rachel Nix and the salutatorian is Michael Martinets.
Other students ranked among the top 10 are Abigail Brack, Cameron Adkins, Katelynne Marsan, Natalie Schmidt, Britt Seifert, Brooke Adams, Emily Binniger, and Emma Berthelsen. Nix, Brack and Adkins also are National Merit Finalists.
All 10 students carried an overall weighted grade point average of 104 or higher.
“Considering the level of academic rigor at Dripping Springs High School, earning a spot in the top 10 is an amazing accomplishment,” said Burns in a statement. “These students not only have exhibited a strong commitment to academic excellence and challenged themselves with advanced coursework, they are well-rounded students who have excelled in extracurricular activities as well.”
The students will be honored during Senior Awards Night May 25 and at the Dripping Springs High School Graduation June 2.