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2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

The 2017-2018 Valedictorian is Mr. Logan McNeel and the Salutatorian is Ms. Keaton Rosenlieb.  Valedictorian and Salutatorian are based solely on the cumulative grade average during high school with extra weight given to honors and dual credit classes.

 

                         
Valedictorian, Logan McNeel is the academic leader of the ETCA Class of 2018 with a weighted grade average of 101.53.  Logan has been a student at ETCA since the 6th grade.  In addition to excelling in honors classes, he played soccer and basketball for the Panthers. He was a class representative to the Student Council his 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade years; and this year was voted President of the Student Council by the student body. He is also a member of the National Honor Society.  Logan was a Group Leader on the Arms of Hope Mission trip this past fall and last year participated in the St. Louis Mission trip.
 
Logan is an active member of the Youth Group at Flint Baptist Church where he has been involved in numerous community service activities. He enjoys his participation in the church’s youth band playing the guitar. This past summer, Logan was a camp counselor for five weeks for the Boys and Girls Club of Tyler. Logan spends his free time playing the guitar and learning to play the piano.
 
After graduation, Logan will be attending Dallas Baptist University with the goal of preparing to go into the ministry. Logan is the recipient of the DBU’s top Academic Excellence Scholarship earned through his high ACT score.

Salutatorian, Keaton Rosenlieb is the granddaughter of former TISD Educator and ETCA Head of School, Mr. Wayne Boshears.  Keaton came to ETCA as a 1st grader.  She has been very involved in all aspects of life at ETCA from President of our chapter of the National Honor Society and Academic Rodeo competitor (earning 2nd place in writing) to playing volleyball, softball, and track & field.
 
An active volunteer, Keaton has given her time to serving with Caring Kitchen, Achieving Dreams of Tyler, and PATH in Tyler.  Her spare time is filled with spending time with her family and music; she has been a competitive pianist since the age of six.  She is also a member of the Junior Symphony League of Tyler.  Keaton is a member of the Glenwood Church of Christ.
 
In the past two summers, Keaton has attended academic camps at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.  Following graduation, Keaton will travel back to the west coast to attend Pepperdine University majoring in occupational therapy.  She is the recipient of three scholarships from the university, the Associated Women of Pepperdine Scholarship, the Christian Leadership Award, and the George Pepperdine Achievement Scholarship.