Celebrating Excellence: RPS Honors its 2015 Valedictorians
As a group, this year’s valedictorians compiled a 4.4 grade point average and earned over two million dollars in scholarships to pursue postsecondary education opportunities.
Richmond Public Schools (RPS) honored the district’s 2015 valedictorians at the 5th Annual Valedictorian Luncheon this past Thursday, May 28, at the Science Museum of Virginia. The luncheon was sponsored by Capital One, an RPS corporate partner.
The program featured special performances by Franklin Military Academy’s a capella ensemble, FM Stereo, as well as a special video tribute honoring the valedictorians (which can be seen here).
As a group, this year’s valedictorians compiled a 4.4 grade point average and earned over two million dollars in scholarships to pursue postsecondary education opportunities. Lamar Greene, the citywide valedictorian with a 4.91 grade point average, was recently named a recipient of the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship, a renewable cash award funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates
Foundation that covers both undergraduate and graduate studies. Greene will attend Emory University this fall where he plans to major in medical science.
This year’s complete list of RPS high school valedictorians is as follows:
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