The valedictorians and salutatorians of
Pasadena ISD's five high schools have put in many long hours of
study to reach the pinnacle of success. As they enter college
life, they have their eyes on their goals - and have made their
plans to reach them.
Abigail Corrington is the valedictorian at
Memorial High School. She plans to attend Rice University and
major in linguistics and then attend medical school. Her future
goals are to become a doctor of neurology.
Memorial's salutatorian is Sydney Nguyen.
Nguyen will attend the University of Houston, where she plans to
major in chemical engineering and then attend law school. She
eventually hopes to practice law in the Houston area.
Edgar Nacianceno is Sam Rayburn High
School's top graduate and he plans to attend the University of
Houston. Nacianceno said he will major in mechanical engineering
and plans to eventually go to work for NASA.
Lesly Delgadillo is Sam Rayburn's
salutatorian. She will attend either the University of Texas at
Dallas or the Art Institute of Houston, where she will major in
Pasadena High School's valedictorian is
Lindsy Rice. She will attend the University of North Texas in
the fall and will major in English. Rice's future plans include
a career in editing.
Elizabeth Benitez is Pasadena High's
salutatorian. She plans to attend the University of Texas at
Austin and major in architecture. After graduation, she hopes to
enter the architectural design field.
Brenda Tran is Dobie High School's
valedictorian. She is attending the University of Texas at
Austin in the fall and is majoring in finance. After graduation,
Tran plans to become involved in the international financial
Carol Nnabuife is Dobie's salutatorian and
plans to major in math in college and attend medical school. She
eventually wants to land a career as a pediatrician or in the
South Houston High School's valedictorian
is Yesenia Guzman. She plans to attend St. Mary's University in
San Antonio, where she will major in education. Guzman wants to
become a teacher and eventually work her way up into school
Cindy Le is South Houston's salutatorian.
She is attending the University of Houston, where she will major
in occupational therapy. Upon graduation, she plans to practice
as an occupational therapist.