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Class of 2020: Valedictorians & Salutatorians!

Class of 2020: Valedictorians & Salutatorians!

  • In the News |
  • May 19, 2020


Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) announced Class of 2020 valedictorians and salutatorians ahead of its systemwide eGraduation Celebration next Saturday.

The upcoming eGraduation Celebration is being produced in collaboration with ABC7/WJLA-TV and features Academy Award-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson as commencement speaker. The event will pay tribute to an estimated 8,000 seniors at 31 traditional, public charter and alternative high schools and will air Saturday, May 30 on WJLA 24/7 News (Comcast 808, FiOS 508, DirecTV/Dish 8) at 7 p.m. with an encore Sunday, May 31 on ABC7 at noon. 

The event can also be viewed on PGCPS and ABC7 digital platforms, including the school system's website and social media channels.

This year's list of valedictorians and salutatorians is below.

For more Class of 2020 student features and highlights, visit the Future Ready grad portal.

Academy of Health Sciences at PGCC
Brittany Linus, Valedictorian
Jared Zheng, Valedictorian
Amy Chen, Salutatorian
Sammy Orozco Contreras, Salutatorian

Bladensburg High School
Melisa Diaz Velasquez, Valedictorian
Tyreece Jackson-Marshall, Salutatorian

Bowie High
Carlos Encinales Angulo, Valedictorian
Jordan Evans, Salutatorian

Central High
Ameenat Afolabi, Valedictorian
Chandler Ransome, Salutatorian

Charles Herbert Flowers High
Evan Zheng, Valedictorian
Destiny Dennis, Salutatorian

Chesapeake Math and IT Public Charter
Nasya Anderson, Valedictorian
Phillip Nissen, Salutatorian

Chesapeake Math and IT South Public Charter
Ryan Raphael Sajot, Valedictorian
Rennie Kemar Pearson, Salutatorian

College Park Academy
Kalonji Harrington, Valedictorian
Immanuela-Nicole Enwesi, Salutatorian

Community-Based Classroom
Lisna Rugama Diaz, Valedictorian
Dayana Rojas-Anez, Salutatorian

Croom High
Alyesha Norris, Valedictorian
Machiya Muse, Salutatorian

Crossland High
Kamille Canlas, Valedictorian
Tiana Johnson, Salutatorian

Crossland High Evening
Brayan Rodriguez Chavez, Valedictorian
Josseline Franco Palacios, Salutatorian

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High
Richelle Eastridge, Valedictorian
Naomi Barnett, Salutatorian

DuVal High
Rainer Ian Espiritu, Valedictorian
Ashlee Nanze, Salutatorian

Eleanor Roosevelt High
Melissa Jones, Valedictorian
Nicole Miko, Salutatorian

Fairmont Heights High
Ashley Gonzalez Coreas, Valedictorian
Mathelyn Velasquez, Salutatorian

Frederick Douglass High
Alexy-Alani Okie, Valedictorian
Kanajah Drakes, Salutatorian

Friendly High
Jaelene Amaya-Perez, Valedictorian
Jaelyn Boyden, Salutatorian

Gwynn Park High
Zarah Castro, Valedictorian
Yareny Amaya-Garcia, Salutatorian

High Point High
Darlin Paredes Hernandez, Valedictorian
Jennifer Sarpong, Salutatorian

International High School @ Langley Park
Tehune Asaye, Valedictorian
Stefany Novoa Chicas, Salutatorian

International High School @Largo
Damaris Aguilar Reyes, Valedictorian
Selvin Moreno Canales, Salutatorian

Largo High
Hana Wolde, Valedictorian
Ana Guevara Flores, Salutatorian

Laurel High
Yury Franco, Valedictorian
Melinda Davies-Cole, Salutatorian

Northwestern High
Tiffany Alvarenga-Sorto, Valedictorian
Reyna Mulatillo Rivera, Salutatorian

Northwestern High Evening
Yaire Garcia, Valedictorian
Kenia Argueta Chavez, Salutatorian

Oxon Hill High
Ashley Marcelo, Valedictorian
John-Eduard Trinidad, Salutatorian

Parkdale High
Feven Huruy, Valedictorian
Marlon Cruz, Salutatorian

Potomac High
Joshua Smith, Valedictorian
Lishanelly Alvarez Richardson, Salutatorian

Suitland High
Ayomide Badmus, Valedictorian
Marites Castillo, Salutatorian

Surrattsville High
Parris Veney, Valedictorian
Alyssa Holley, Salutatorian

Tall Oaks High
Abdul Fullah, Valedictorian
Duy Pham-Nguyen, Salutatorian