Donaldsonville High School Class of 2019 graduated May 17 in ceremonies in Donaldsonville.
Leading the class were valedictorians Jada Bulter and Ta'kia Mollere. Keian Joseph was the salutatorian.
Butler participated in National Beta Club, National Honor Society, Student Council, Junior ROTC and Elite Ladies. She was crowned 2019 Four Seasons Garden Club Debutant Queen. She plans to attend Xavier University, New Orleans and major in biology, pre-med. Her career goal is to become a pediatrician. She is the daughter of George and Trina Butler. She is the recipient of multiple awards and scholarships, including Southern University Talent Search, Bi-Parish University of Women Scholarship, BASF Scholarship and the Ascension Minority Business Association Scholarship.
Mollere, who also received a diploma from River Parishes Community College, participated in Beta Club, band, Interact Club and National Honor Society. She plans to attend the College of Arts and Science at New York University with a double major in psychology and law. She is the daughter of Wanda Mollere.
Joseph participated in National Beta Club, band and baseball. He plans to attend Southern University, Baton Rouge and major in mechanical engineering. He is the son of Todd and Tuesday Joseph. He is the recipient of multiple awards and scholarships, such as the Eatel Corp. Scholarship Award, BASF Scholarship, Methanex Scholarship and ACT and WorkKeys awards.
The graduating class included:
Taye Rafael Jackson