Celebrating our Graduates – 2022

Celebrating our Graduates – 2022

Join us in congratulating the Hartford Public Schools Class of 2022. Please enjoy words of wisdom from some of our Valedictorians, Salutatorians, and exemplary students.

Meet our Valedictorians, Salutatorians, and Exemplary Students


VALEDICTORIAN:
Nikay Jones
Bulkeley High School
Johns Hopkins University – -Engineering
“I want to fight for what I believe in and help people be comfortable with who they are and have people become more open minded.”

SALUTATORIAN
Julia Gochez-Ibanez
Bulkeley High School
Capital Community College then transferring to UCONN: Major: Business
 “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

VALEDICTORIAN:
Grace Hill
Capital Preparatory Magnet School
Vassar College
“The purpose of education…is to create in a person the ability to look at the world for himself, to make his own decisions” – James Baldwin

SALUTATORIAN:
Isaiah Fontan
Capital Preparatory Magnet School
Vanderbilt University
“Your future depends on the actions of today” – Mahatma Gandhi
VALEDICTORIAN
Reilly Fournier
Classical Magnet School
Fordham University



VALEDICTORIAN
Iyunade Precious Akugue
Great Path Academy

University of Connecticut – Storrs
Pursuing a Medical Degree in OB/GYN

SALUTATORIAN
Lorelei Chapps
Great Path Academy
University of Connecticut-Storrs – Computer Science
 
VALEDICTORIAN
EhTa Mwe Paw
Hartford Public High School

UCONN, School of Allied Health

VALEDICTORIAN
Bryan Truong
Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy
Yale University 
 

VALEDICTORIAN
Time Kreiker
Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts
Pratt Institute
Graphic Design
“I am neither false nor fake. I am simply me.”

SALUTATORIAN
Abigail Delgado
Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts
University of Connecticut
Honors Psychology Major
“I am not particularly interested in saving time; I prefer to enjoy it.” -Eduardo Galeano

VALEDICTORIAN
Laxmi Vobbineni
Pathways Academy of Technology & Design
University of Connecticut – Biomedical Engineering
“Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.” – Emily Dickinson

SALUTATORIAN
Katelyn Archambault
Pathways Academy of Technology & Design
CNC machining at Goodwin University, then
University of Connecticut for Engineering/Technology
“Through God all is Possible” -Mathew 19:16

VALEDICTORIAN
Santiago Gonzalez
Sport & Medical Sciences Academy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Intended major: Mathematics and Computer Science
“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.”

 


SALUTATORIAN
Aniya Encarnacion
Sport and Medical Sciences Academy

University of Connecticut- Intended major: Physiology and Neurobiology
“Don’t be pushed around by fears in your mind.  Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

CLASS PRESIDENT & FOX SCHOLAR
Nathaniel Torres
University High School of Science & Engineering
University of Connecticut
VALEDICTORIAN
Isabell Tyus
Thomas Snell Weaver High School
University of Pittsburgh
 

SALUTATORIAN
Nicole Tirado
Thomas Snell Weaver High School
University of Connecticut – Storrs: Biology 
(University High School of Science and Engineering does not practice the valedictory tradition.)