Wall, Williams named top students for Class of 2021


Longview High School's Class of 2021 Valedictorian is Elizabeth Grace Wall, and Salutatorian is Emma Catherine Williams.

Wall, Williams named top students for Class of 2021

Fri May 7, 2021


Longview High School's Class of 2021 Valedictorian is Elizabeth Grace Wall, and Salutatorian is Emma Catherine Williams.

Elizabeth plans to attend Auburn University to pursue a degree in Business Administration with a Pre-Med concentration. Emma plans to attend Baylor University and major in Communication Sciences and Disorders to become a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist.

With some offers still pending, scholarships total over $7.4 million for Longview High School seniors, according to Mrs. Kay Ray, coordinator of college scholarships and financial aid.

The Top 2 percent of the Class of 2021 includes (in alphabetical order): Delia Acuna, Diana Acuna, Rylee Danielle Babino, Nicholas Harrison Goodan, Harrison Paul Lin, Elizabeth Grace Monsour, Kate Pimentel, and Alexandra Lynn Rojas Monsivais.

The Top 10 percent of the Class of 2021 includes (in alphabetical order): Stella Rayne Barton, Justin Tomas Beltran, Isabel Marie Valentine Breaux, Jennifer Capella, Kiaira Lashay Coates, Josephine Elise Cowart, Kimberly Nicole Delgado, Molly Lynn Escandon, Tatum Michelle Fenton, Brady Lawson Gideon, Daniela Gomez Pedroso Soto, Ivriah Fayth Horton, Margaret Frances Jackson, Camryn Layne Jacobs, Andrew Martin Johnson, Ethan Evans Jones, Ayaan Muhammad Khan, James Thomas Markowitz, Samantha Azucena Martinez, Cooper Michael Mayes, Daija Isabella Molina, Samantha Marie Neely, Braden Nickel, Daisy Michelle Nieto, Jennifer Lynn O'Connor, Carolina Olivas, Austin Malik Pencheon, Kelsey Jinghua Quiett, Carlos Alberto Ramirez, Mallory Alexandra Reeves, Alejandro Lee Rojas Monsivais, Alexandra Itzel Sanchez, Valerie Ann Smith, Colby Tristum Stokes, Evelyn Mae Summers, Caroline Alisse Taylor, Emily Linh Tran, Julisa Vazquez, Charles Clark Ward, and Dagmawit Yednekachew Worke.



Multiple graduation options are tentatively scheduled at Lobo Stadium for the week of May 10-14, with smaller individual ceremonies taking place lasting from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A more traditional group commencement ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 14th.

In the event of inclement weather, the individual ceremonies will be moved to Lobo Coliseum at the same time and day, while the traditional ceremony will be split into two ceremonies at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15th.

All graduation ceremonies will be live-streamed via the Longview ISD YouTube page and linked to the district social media pages for relatives unable to attend in person. 

“We want to ensure our students, families, and staff safety and still allow our students to have this milestone moment,” said Mr. James Brewer, LHS Principal. “We could not be more excited to celebrate our seniors’ time at Longview High School.”

Graduation FAQ  

Is there a limit to the family members that may attend the individual ceremonies? Is there a limit to the family members that may attend the Formal Graduation Ceremony?

At this time there is not a limit to the number of family members that may attend the individual or formal graduation ceremony. 

Can a graduate participate in both the individual and the group ceremonies?

Unfortunately, students may not participate in both ceremonies.

Will there be an IB Robing before the Formal Graduation Ceremony? 

The IB Robing Ceremony is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. May 7th. Please contact the high school to make arrangements to attend. 

When will students receive honor cords?

Students will be presented with their honor cords prior to the commencement ceremony. 

For more questions please call the high school directly at 903-663-1301.

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