West Jefferson High School held its commencement ceremony for 262 graduates on May 21 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, with Jefferson Parish School Superintendent Isaac Joseph and school Principal Vanessa Brown-Lewis as speakers.

Valedictorian was Aroob Zahra, daughter of Thaer Hammad and Lamis Zahra, who maintained a 4.4 GPA. She will be attending Xavier University pursuing a degree in psychology with an interest in education.

Salutatorian was Thanh-Loan Cao, daughter of Hiep Cao and Thuan Truong, who maintained a 4.3226 GPA. She will be attending the University of Louisiana at Monroe pursuing a degree in pharmacy.

HONOR GRADUATES: Abdelaziz Bassam Mirfiq, Sean Thuong Ly, Keyla Alvarado, Tychelle Alice Causey, Cian Shardae Butler, Kenia Ninoska Cruz, Ernisha Erncy Hyaty, Briana Dionne Sylve, Kayla Leigh Dominique, Kerry Tien Tran, Richie Stanley Cruz, Gia Hoang Le, Xin Jiang, Eric Lin, Ta’Seanna Patrice Johnson, JC Henderson Brown, Bethany Faye Chiasson, Tyra Alexandrea Rodgers-Harper, Brittany Kay Collins, Kevin Nguyen, Daniela Alejandra Maradiaga-Varela, Emma Mae Bejarano, Geremy Wayna Bullock, Makayla Angelena Crain, Christley Bonhomme Pierre, Travis Reese Ruiz, Steven Blutcher, Ashley Kaitlynn Leagans, Daija Shawayne Sullivan, Kailyn Alexis Williams, Amy Gisella Sabillon, Yasmeen Awawdeh, Hipa Abdelaziz Ayyad.

GRADUATES: Bianca Mireya Acero, Carlos Alvarado, Tim Terrell Anderson, Edson Julian Arzu, Khader Mubarak Ayyad, Mohamad Mubarak Ayyad, Savannah Leigh Barker, Byron Bernard’os Barnes, Jr., Willie Frank Joseph Barnes, Chelsea Leeanna Bedney, Alicia Marie Bellaire, Luanni Mercedes Beras Figaro, Brechel Ga’lina Bernard, Devin Reco Bernard, Tevin Denzel Bernard, Don Bien-Aime, Harold Gerard Blame, Jr., Nathaniel Bolden, Sergio Anibal Bonilla, Kayla Marie Bourg, Davante’ Lee Bradley, Vyvian Tatiana Breaux, Rayshawn Bright, Terese Danielle Brown , Alvinisha Nicole Butcher, LudGina Cadet, Andrea Michelle Calix Flores, Denzel Alexander Calix White, Jeremy Rene Castro, Rachel Nicole Castro, Tinnel Centeno, Cinthya Regina Chacon, Ruth Charles , Daysha Rena Cheatteam

Also, Destiny Dionne Christian, Jasmine Oriona Claiborn, Destin Shane Clarke, Cassidy Cheri Clay, Coby Mikel Clifton, Caleb Deshawn Cole, Tyrece Ernest Condoll, Jasmine Tri’ra Constant, Latece Andrea Cooper, Collin Omar Craft, Syrus Lendell Craft, Dory Marie Champagne Curren, Triton Adrian Daniel, Leion Alexis Davis, Adarlin De La Cruz, Angel De Los Santos, Anthony Vonteer Degree, Phillip Yullian DeLaCruz-Holland, Sierra Delgado, Ted Lorse Pierre Desire , Jasmine Rita Ann DiBartolo, Jason Paul Dickerson, Darrick Dixon, Jr., Garinesha Lindsey Dorsey, Ariante Darrelle Drawsand, Jovany Michel Elie, Maria Elvir Sanchez, Sa’Von Tariq Esco, Yanet Paola Estrada, Cassidy Christine Estus, Darius Wayne Fairman, Logan Leslie Jude Falgout, Paige Carol Fichter

Also, Alberto Angel Fonseca, Joecel Manalansan Franco, Leticia Tyana Frazier, Marques Kentreal Fuller, Harold Funez, Arianny Garcia, Jacquelinne Elizabeth Garcia, Bernard Garlick, IV, Jamel J. Gibbs, Sterling Malik Givens, Kemberly Giselle Gonzales, Roger Gonzales, Brooke Ashley Gray, Olishia Shaudaisa Green, Darius Lawrence Growe, Ricky Lee Hanson, Earl Carl Harney, Tashika Marie Harris, Collin Michael Hebert, Jesus Andres Hernandez, Mason Antonio Hernandez, Mikhail Da’Shawn Hill, Adam Paul Hollingsworth, Diante’ Antonio Humble, Austin Paul Hurt, Lizeth Iniguez, Alicia Ishman, Lana Munzer Issa, Dwayne Jackson, Brice Omar James, Dajhon James, Carleb Jean, Guy Richard Jean-Pierre, Kenya Dejia’nay Jefferson

Also, Ambreione Joelisha Johnson, Jaquan Eric Johnson, Josiah Anthony Johnson, Khari Monique Johnson, Remy K. Johnson, Terrance Jemane Johnson, Ni’Jay Solee Jolla, Nariah Nicole Jones, Nia Rochelle Jones, Taylor Brandon Joseph, Aaqib Ahmed Kamarudeen, Tra’unte Trevor Kent, Samuel Maurice Laneair, Jr., Melane Franshesca Lantigua Jorge, Briantea Ikierra Le’Gania, Sara Michelle Lee, Cortez Eric Lenoir, Jada Dionne Lewis, Tyronne Lewis, Derek Anthony Lightell, Jr., Alma Liriano-Blanco, Dallas Tatiana Lloyd, Tyra Geraldine London, Hayden Elizabeth Lucas, Eva Maria Lugo, Jesalyn Raven-Leigh Lumpkin, Lacey Cecelia Lymous, Ty’Jell Sha’Rell Mackyeon, Diamante Antonio Maldonado, Daniela Lily Maradiaga, Kevon Danniel Marrero, Julio Yardonny Martinez, Didier Manrique Martinez Baca, Christopher John Massey, Rondell Corey Maxwell, Keira Centrell Mayer, Breon Antonio McGee

Also, Eleazer Mena Lopez, Chelsey Jazlyn Miller, Cambrione Alexus Mitchell, Dylan Aziz Mohammed, Jasmine Elizabeth Montepeque, Regin Alcides Moquete, Christian Mauriacio Morales, Jeonell Jose Morillo, Jessica Treshaun Mosbey, Charlsey Stachell Moten, Dejuante’ Antonio Murray, Jr., Sabrina Mytil, Hamady Brahim Nalla, Kevin Alexander Oliva Merino, Gabriella Enora Ortiz, Destiny Joanne Paredes, Ronisha Khadijah Paul, Lizbeth Perez-Hernandez, Virginia Hurtado Perez, Beatriz Perez-Morales, Derbith Dario Pineda, Erin Kia-Marshae Poole, Jamaar’e Armanda Price, Jhazmin Ramirez Rodriguez, Rina Arlette Ramirez, Desmond Jamar Rankins, Carlson Ronald Ransom, Moesha Sade’ Raymond, Charles Reeves

Also, Trevon LeKeith Rideau, Mary Carmen Rivas Orellana, Jared Michael Robie, Mikall Raven Rodriguez, Robert Darnell Rogers, II, William Felix Romair, IV, Emmanuel Alexander Roque Rosario, Keshira Malaysia Ruffin, Cesia Keren Salazar, Luke Matthew Salvador, Keidy Marisol Sanchez, Linie Shunta’ Scott, Norquisha Short, Carlos Jose Silva, China Simmons, Derrick Denna Simmons, Mercedes Simmons, George Montero Singleton, Remy Keshawn Singleton, Aaron Anthony Smith, III, Herman Smith, Sierra Breanna Smothers, Tyrus Jamal Spears, Ariel Andrell Sterling, Mariah Ann Sylve, Bryan Giovani Tapia, Dominic Jacques Tate, Kailey Tavarez, Matthew Justin Taylor, Yesenia Alejandra Taylor, Besker Telisma, Adrian Alexander Theriot, Jason Joseph Thomas, Tyrell Thomas

Also, Brian Michael Tinson, Rebecca Betty Tomko, Brendan Dane Toussaint, Alexis Trosclair, Jeyson Jacob Umanzor Howard, Dashanta De’Sean Veal, Alana Denee’ Videau, D’Ivian Alaina Vigne, Noel Eduardo Villeda Hernandez, LaJae Teairra Webb, Shandrea Monique Wells, Johnisha Angel West, Monique Racquel Wheeler, Deanasia Lenee White, Desmond White, Donald Lamar White, Jr., Precious Maalik Whitley, Glynnia Antoinette Wiggins, Randelle Troyvonne Wilkerson, Zaayir Williams, Quiara Michelle Willis, Terrance Lamont Wilson, Jr., Tirek Wilson, Brandon Lee Winkles, Dorian Montel Womack, Kenneth Mack Wright, Madison Lynn Zullo.