Longview High School's commencement exercises are set for at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 19, at Lobo Stadium. Class of 2017 co-valedictorians are Christopher Guck and Arjun Peddireddy. There is not a salutatorian this year.

510 LHS graduates to receive diplomas

Wed May 3, 2017
2017 Longview High School co-valedictorians Arjun Peddireddy, left, and Christopher Guck.

Longview High School's commencement exercises are set for at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 19, at Lobo Stadium.

Class of 2017 co-valedictorians are Christopher Guck and Arjun Peddireddy. There is not a salutatorian this year.

Christopher Guck has been accepted to two universities, Notre Dame and the University of Texas at Austin, with scholarship offers from both. Arjun Peddireddy receiving acceptance from Southern Methodist University, Texas A&M, and UT Austin.

The Top 2 percent of the Class of 2017 includes (in alphabetical order): Sunita Brimmer, Naomi Darbell, Mary Darby, Daniele Farren, Christopher Guck, Rutvi Patel, Abigail Pauley, Arjun Peddireddy, Neal Rangu.

With some offers still pending, scholarships total $7,610,000 for 510 seniors. The total is currently down from $7,668,770 last year, but LHS scholarship coordinator Kay Ray said a pending Doris McQueen Primary School Scholarship should put the Class of 2017 over 2016's total.

For more information about this year's commencement ceremonies, please call Longview High School at (903) 663-1301.