The commencement ceremony for the International High School of New Orleans was May 26 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. The valedictorian of the Class of 2016 is Angel Washington and the salutatorian is Sylvia Jones. Washington, daughter of Andrew and Deneen Washington, plans to attend Xavier University of Louisiana and study biology in preparation for medical school. Jones, daughter of Warren and Robin Jones, plans to attend Tulane University and study marketing.
Others in the top 10 of the Class of 2016 are Brea Arties, Clement Hinz, Michael Fernandez, Valeria Rodriguez, Galatia Jones, Hassan Simmons, Grace Bridges and Jessica Joseph.
Other graduates: Kamryn Alexander, Tia Alexander, Berenice Alfaro, Claudia Allain, Alexis Allen, Garett Anderson, Remy Anderson, Shane Anderson, Brea Arties, Christopher Bailey, Midori Barandiaran, Miquel Bickham, Jourdan Bournes, Grace Bridges, Nicholas Brown-Aguilar, Everette Campbell, Jason Campbell, Danna Cartagena, Alejandro Castellon, Armani Clanton.
Also, Kendol Colbert, Darius Cooper, Rondeaja Craige, Andre Davis, Duy Dinh, Schuyler Dolton, Jolasia Dorsey, Tierra Duckworth, Michael Fernandez, Jamal Freeman, Fredy Godoy Jr., Jalen Grainer, Tia Grant, Yelianny Guerrero, Justin Hardy, Naomi Harris, Clement Hinz, Aisha Holmes, Leslie Ibanez, Deandra James.
Also, Lillian Joffrian, Octavian Johnson, Galatia Jones, Sylvia Jones, Jessica Joseph, Mackenzie Kane, Christian Kassa, Jathiya Kazi, Asha Lane, Joshua Larsen, Fisher MacCash, Ja’Kori Madison, Lily Maloy, Jamar Mathieu, Raaziq Muhammad, Surayyah Muhammad, Jy Nero, Huyen Nguyen, Michelle Nguyen, Trang Nguyen, Michael Nuessly Jr., Tiane Oliver, Alessandro Pelias, Alvin Peters, Treion Phelps, Khari Pouncy, Alexandros Reis, Kalyn Ridgley, Valeria Rodriguez, Juan Sanchez, Ahmad Shabalala, Hassan Simmons, Da’Nisha Tapo, Kyran Theyard, Idallis Tillman, Ngocmai Tran, Nguyen Truong, Victoria Turner, Murray Tyler, Oceane Verdan, Tyler Warren, Angel Washington, Audrey Watson, Nathan Watts, Zachary Watts, Nakyra Westerfield and Keshone White.