Ascension Christian High School is holding commencement exercises at 2 p.m. Saturday at Household of a Faith Church in Gonzales.

Tiffany Bell will lead the class as valedictorian.

Bell, the daughter of Bob Bell and Linda Malbrough, graduates with a 4.564 grade-point average.

She was a member of the National Honor Society and Senior Beta Club for two years and volunteered with the Creative Ministries Youth Group at her church.

Bell is working on a one-year internship and will study pre-med at Tulane University.

Paige Thomas, the daughter of Gene and Christy Thomas, was named salutatorian. Thomas, who had a 4.561 GPA, was a cheerleader and member of the National Honor Society, Senior Beta and ACH Leadership Academy.

She plans to major in elementary education at Nichols State University. She received the NSU Academic Enrichment Award for $13,336 and the NSU Scholars Award at $6,840.

The school’s third-ranking graduate is Jeanne Marquette, daughter of Darrell and Tracy Marquette.