De Jong, Baumert top of class of 2014
By SARAH LOBLEY
Valedictorian Alexandra De Jong is the eighteen-year-old daughter of Cheri and Donald De Jong. While she was in high school, she participated in track and cross country, was a member of Student Council and the National Honor Society, of which she was the president.
Alexandra is very dedicated to her academic pursuits and has been ranked number one since she was in the eighth grade.
Salutorian Lea Baumert is the eighteen- year-old daughter of Peter and Denise Baumert. She has kept herself very busy these past few years with all of the extracurricular activities she has been involved in over the course of her high school career. She played flute in the band, participated in UIL One-Act Play and various other UIL academic events, was a member of the astronomy club and the National Honor Society, participated in the TACS Academic Challenge, and was involved in the Gifted and Talented Program.
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