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Wayne pride shows in Class of 2022

The Class of 2022, Valedictorians and Salutatorians Vanessa Prush, Brianna Reid, Diana Fuller, Nicole Johnson, Nicolas Figueroa, Emma Fleming, Mackenzie Hill, Nancy Ramirez and Lauren McKeny. Photo by John Rhaesa

There are two valedictorians this year, and Wayne Memorial High School has seven salutatorians. Both categories of achievement are determined strictly by cumulative GPA. Valedictorians have GPAs 4.0 and above. Salutatorians have GPAs between 3.93 and 3.99.

Nicolas Figueroa – Will attend Williams College in Williamstown, MA in the fall to study biology.
Mom – Brenda Figueroa, Dad – Fernando Figueroa Notable High School Accomplishments:
– Student Senate Executive Board President – 4th year academic letter recipient – KLAA Scholar Athlete – Captain of the Boys Cross Country Team – National Honors Society Member – Upward Bound Scholar – College board AP Scholar Award Recipient – Quest Bridge Scholar – Received a 4-year full tuition scholarship to Williams College

Emma Genevieve Fleming – Will attend Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti to study Nursing. Parents Tracy and Travis Fleming. Notable High School Accomplishments: Editor and chief in yearbook, 4-year academic letter, varsity letter in volleyball

Diana Jade Fuller – Will attend Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti to Major in Biology. Parents Staci Fuller and Johnny Fuller. Honor Roll all four years, 4th year academic recipient, 4-year varsity letter recipient

Mackenzie Denise Hill – Will attend college to study Radiology. Parents Tamara Hill, Michael Hill. Senate, National Honor Society

Nicole E. Johnson – Will attend Michigan State University, East Lansing to study Environmental Studies and Sustainability. Parents Kerry Johnson and Rachel Johnson. Notable High School Accomplishments: Senate Executive Board Publicity Historian, Yearbook Copy Editor, Varsity Softball and Volleyball Captain
Lauren Rachel McKeny – Will attend the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor to study Nursing. Parents Stacey Buckley and Matthew Buckley. Notable High School Accomplishments: 4th year Academic Letter, National Honor Society Scholar, Upward Bound Scholar, Senate Class Officer, Operation Opportunity Scholar, Regional Center for Math and Science (RCMS) Scholar, Local Scholarship Recipient: Jerome H. Scleicher Memorial Scholarship, Wayne Ladies Literary Club, Wayne Rotary Foundation Scholarship, Wayne Westland Central Office Admin Association Scholarship, Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union scholarship, 135 hours of volunteer work as a junior coach for Westland cheerleading through Champion Force Athletics.

Vanessa Prush – Will attend Wayne State University, Detroit to begin studying nursing. Parents Butch Prush and Jennifer Prush. Notable High School Accomplishments:
Valedictorian, 4th year academic letter recipient, Upward Bound, National Honor Society, and Senate Scholar, 4.4 GPA junior year, Outstanding Achievement in French freshman year, summa cum laude, member of Operation Opportunity.

Nancy Guadalupe Ramirez – Will study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Parents Maria and Mariano Ramirez. Notable High School Accomplishments: Captain of Ethics team, Captain of Girls Soccer team, Upward Bound scholar, Operation Opportunity scholar, Salutatorian, Summa Cum Laude, National Honor Society Senator

Brianna Ja’nae Reid – Will attend Pratt Institute to study Architecture. Parents Janel Ball and Brian Reid. Notable High School Accomplishments: Salutatorian, Summa Cum Laude, 4th year academic letter, National Honor Society

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