The 2022 class at The Mount Vernon School in Sandy Springs, the largest senior class to graduate in the school’s 50-year history. (Courtesy of The Mount Vernon School)

Congrats to the Class of 2022! High school graduations returned in May, and families gathered to celebrate the students as they earned their diplomas and honors. 

Here are the valedictorians and salutatorians for the schools serving Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs. The schools provided the students’ names and photos.


Atlanta Classical Academy

Charles Wessinger, Valedictorian

Mary Catherine Adams, Salutatorian


Atlanta Girls’ School

Annalise Jones, Valedictorian


Atlanta International School

Carolyn Lee, Valedictorian

Cara Joyce, Salutatorian


Atlanta Jewish Academy 

Daliya Wallenstein, Valedictorian

Micah Feit Mann, Salutatorian


Benjamin E. Mays High School

Antoni Juarez, Valedictorian

Corissa Ross, Salutatorian


B.E.S.T. Academy

Amani Bedwa, Valedictorian

DeCarlos McKinney, Salutatorian


Booker T. Washington High School

Angel Walker, Valedictorian

Evelyn Navarrete, Salutatorian


Brandon Hall School

Duy “Mike” Nguyen, Valedictorian

Karyssa Hiller, Salutatorian


Capstone Academy

Emily Tso, Valedictorian

Kate Williams, Salutatorian


Carver High School Early College

Toni Takaya Reid, Valedictorian

Zariah Taylor, Salutatorian


Carver High School STEAM

Brian Akomeah-Sakyi, Valedictorian

Kyshawn Forbes, Salutatorian


Chamblee High School 

Rafia Islam, Valedictorian

Olivia Li, Valedictorian

Eleanor Altwarg, Salutatorian 

Owen Oertell, Salutatorian


Charles R. Drew Academy

Myah Crowell, Valedictorian

Alexandria Sweeny, Salutatorian


Cross Keys High School 

Benson Lin, Valedictorian

Alicia McGlory, Salutatorian


D.M. Therrell High School

Daniel Hermonstine, Valedictorian

Evan Means, Salutatorian


Dunwoody High School 

Ryan Altera, Valedictorian

Piranavaskanthan Abeyakaran, Salutatorian

Spencer Hopkins, Salutatorian


Frederick Douglass High School

Raymond Bedell, Valedictorian

Jeremiah Williams, Salutatorian


Greater Atlanta Christian School

Marilee Karinshak, Valedictorian

Lynn Sim, Salutatorian


Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School

Brandon Sertl, Valedictorian

George Wray, Valedictorian

Abigail Jablon, Salutatorian


Holy Spirit Preparatory School

Daniel Jones, Valedictorian

Luke Farris, Salutatorian


King Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Alexandria Smith, Valedictorian

Treasure Evans, Salutatorian


KIPP Atlanta Collegiate

Jala Birtha, Valedictorian

Haleigh Sallaway, Salutatorian


Marist School

Evan Merritt, Valedictorian

Madeline “Maddie” Lamm, Salutatorian


Maynard Jackson High School

Madeline Davis, Valedictorian

Meghan Frederick, Salutatorian


Midtown High School

Annie Laster, Valedictorian

Duncan Tanner, Salutatorian


Mount Vernon School 

Lisa Kosmos, Valedictorian

Jackson Aull, Valedictorian 

Austin Taylor, Salutatorian


North Springs High School 

Jacob Mirsky, Valedictorian

Sophia Hawkins, Salutatorian 


North Atlanta High School 

Milan Capoor, Valedictorian

Riley Coogan, Salutatorian


Pace Academy 

Kargil Behl, Valedictorian

Samuel Alkire, Salutatorian


Riverwood International Charter School 

Andrew Wyatt, Valedictorian

Taylor Goldman, Salutatorian


South Atlanta High School

Anaya Mitchell, Valedictorian

Ge’Naya Hough, Salutatorian


St. Pius X Catholic High School

Katherine Graebner, Valedictorian

Maximilian Brogi, Salutatorian


The Lovett School

Anika Singh, Valedictorian

Phoebe Ann Phinizy Ellis, Salutatorian


The Weber School 

Danny Kobrinsky, Valedictorian

Molly Fisher, Salutatorian


The Westminster Schools

Mira Srinivasa, Valedictorian

Stephen Shin, Valedictorian

Dean Cureton, Salutatorian

Kristina Schaufele, Salutatorian


Wesleyan School

Kayla Kim, Valedictorian

Nadia Thieriot, Salutatorian

Amy Wenk

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Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.