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2019 Top Ten L.D. Bell High School Graduates by GPA
Posted 05/28/2019 03:02PM

Congratulations to L.D. Bell High School's top ten graduates by GPA for 2019:

1. Erin Millican, 4.8513
Varsity Tennis - Top line girls singles and doubles, USTA Champ, USTA Sportsmanship award; Future Medical Professionals - Historian; Blood Drive Committee; Inaugural Student Ambassador; National AP Scholar; National Honor Society; National Technical Honor Society; Mu Alpha Theta; Math Club; Cook Children's Junior Volunteer in Oncology and NICU; Bedford Public Library Junior Volunteer; HEB ISD Education Foundation Awards of Excellence in Math; Young Texanne of the month; National Merit Commended Scholar; Superintendents Scholar; State PTA Honorable Mention in Literature. Previously attended Bedford Heights and Bedford Junior High. Plans to attend Texas Tech University and major in Honors Arts and Letters with a Pre-Med Track.

2. Chanel Perreault, 4.8225
International Baccalaureate Student; National Merit Scholar finalist; Leo C. Benavides Award Recipient; Optimist Club Award Recipient; Poetry Society of Texas High School Award; CIEE leadership award; AP Scholar with Honors; Presidential Gold award; Creative writing club; Junior Lab volunteer THHEB hospital; participated in student abroad in Ghana and undertook various school based initiatives to support NGO's in Accra. Active volunteer for the Play and Learn Foundation; Co-creator of A-Z of Amazing Women for International Women's Day celebration. Previously attended Meadow Creek Elementary and Harwood Junior High. Plans to attend McGill University, Montreal, Canada and major in International Development and Immunology.

3. Isabela Ponce, 4.80944
International Baccalaureate Student; Two Year Drum Major for the L.D. Bell Blue Raider Band; Varsity Clarinet/Bass Clarinet Player; Spanish Honor Society President; Mu Alpha Theta Officer; National Honor Society; Interact Club; Class Council; Young Entrepreneurs Academy; Founder and CEO of All4College; Sam's Club Success Made Simple Award; AP Scholar with Distinction; Superintendent Scholar; Colleyville Women's Club Youth Volunteer Service Award; HEB ISD Education Foundation Awards of Excellence in Band. Previously attended Bedford Heights and Bedford Junior High. Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin and major in Business.

4. Landry Picone, 4.781
International Baccalaureate Student; National Honor Society, Vice President; Interact Club, Treasurer; Mu Alpha Theta; HEB ISD Student Ambassador; AP Scholar with Distinction; Superintendent Scholar; Completed the District Spanish Immersion program; Young Texanne Nominee; Four year Varsity Tennis, Captain/Two Time MVP/District Freshman of the Year; Varsity Tennis All-District Honors, 2016, 2017, 2019; Active volunteer for local ESL program; Developed ESL Lending Library program; Church mission volunteer. Previously attended Bedford Heights and Bedford Junior High. Plans to attend Texas A & M and major in Biomedical Engineering.

5. Rebekah Sharp, 4.7655
International Baccalaureate Student; President of National Honor Society; Vice President of International Club; Mu Alpha Theta Officer; Spanish Honor Society; Asian Club; Varsity Cross Country and Track; Superintendent Scholar; AP Scholar with Distinction; participant in HEB Youth in Government; HEB Youth in Government scholarship recipient; honorable mention for North Texas Piano solo competition. Previously attended Bedford Heights and Bedford Junior High. Plans to attend Baylor University and major in University Scholars - International Studies and Economics.

6. Verena Sorial, 4.7459
International Baccalaureate Student; L. D. Bell Blue Raider Marching Band and Concert Band; Future Medical Professionals , Community Service Chair; Asian and Pacific Islanders Club; CAS Club, Secretary; Mu Alpha Theta, Vice President; National Honor Society, Officer, Event Coordinator; Spanish Honor Society, Treasurer; Student Council; Class Council; Interact Club; St. Abanoub Coptic Orthodox Church Sunday School and Choir Teacher and VBS Coordinator; Founder of a Tutoring Program for Bilingual Orthodox Students; Christians in Action Volunteer Committee: active member at Christ's Haven for Children and Mission Arlington; Voluntary Camp Counselor with North Texas Kid's Camp; Annual Thanksgiving Meal Preparation for 1000 Homeless Individuals through Mission Arlington; AP Distinguished Student; UIL Scholar in Band. Previously attended River Trails Elementary and Hurst Junior High. Plans to attend University of the Incarnate Word and major in Biology, through the Direct Admit Program with the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine.

7. Sean-Matthew Aujong, 4.74468
International Baccalaureate Student; National Merit Scholar; L. D. Bell Swim Team Captain and Varsity Swim Team; TISCA Academic All State; Pianist Accompanist; National Honor Society Officer; Superintendent Scholar; AP Scholar with Distinction; Young Texan of the Month; All District Swim Team; Philharmonic Orchestra; Asian Club; Computer Science Club; Class Council; Mu Alpha Theta. Previously attended Meadow Creek Elementary and Central Junior High. Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin and major in Computer Science.

8. Vivian Taylor, 4.72598
International Baccalaureate Student; HEB Superintendent Scholar; National Merit Commended Scholar; AP Scholar with Honors; Mu Alpha Theta Officer; National Honor Society, Vice President; Gay-Straight Alliance; International Club; Asian Pacific Islanders Club; Interact Club, Historian. Previously attended Holy Trinity Catholic School. Plans to attend Texas A & M and major in Economics.

9. Kathryn Pierson, 4.7257
National Honor Society; Mu Alpha Theta; UIL Academic Math Club; L.D. Bell Marching Band; Wind Symphony; Full Orchestra. Previously attended Bedford Heights Elementary and Bedford Junior High. Plans to attend University of North Texas and major in Accounting.

10. Maria Ghaly, 4.70134
International Baccalaureate Student; Commended National Merit Scholar; High School All-Region Band in 10th and 12th; AP Scholar with Honors Award; President of Mu Alpha Theta; National Honor Society, Treasurer; Future Medical Professionals Club, Chairman of Community Services and Historian; Senior Representative of CAS Club; Young Entrepreneur Academy National Semi-Finalist; Interact Club; L. D. Bell Blue Raider Marching Band and Concert Band; Volunteer for DFW Coptic Orthodox Churches; HEB ISD Superintendent Scholar Award; AP Distinguished Student; Participant in hospital and clinical shadowing; Organized and executed a peer health education and prevention initiative regarding chronic back pain; Employability skills award; Varsity clarinetist; UIL Scholar - Band; Texas Music Scholar - Band. Previously attended River Trails Elementary and Hurst Junior High. Plans to attend University of Texas at Austin and major in Biology, with participation in the Biology Scholars Program and the Freshman Research Initiative.


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