Newton High 2020 Top Ten Graduates

Newton High School Announces Class of 2020 Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Top 10 Graduates
Posted on 02/13/2020
valedictorian and salutatorianNewton High School is pleased to announce the top ten graduates of the Class of 2020. Graduating at the top of the class is valedictorian, Israel Dixon, and salutatorian, Eliana Lewis. Rounding out the top ten graduates in alphabetical order are: Triniti Brown, Meghan Byrne, Scott Evritt, Alexia Foster, Jazmyn Lee, Ariel Mattis, Kemora Seide, and Tyjah Tuggle.

See below for information on the top ten graduates, including their plans for the future.

Israel Dixon—Israel plans to attend The United States Military Academy at West Point and will commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. His biggest aspiration is to positively impact the lives of others by becoming an officer in the Army and encouraging soldiers to be the best that they can be. Israel chose Dr. Katrina Stanfield as his top ten teacher.

Eliana Lewis—Eliana hopes to attend Howard University, a historically black college, to major in English Education. She hopes to one day pursue a career in education and work on publishing her first novel. Eliana chose Ms. Irena Ebert as her top ten teacher.

Triniti Brown--Triniti plans to attend The University of Georgia, Spelman College, or Savannah State University to major in Business Administration. She aspires to one day own a nationwide beauty line. She chose Mr. Tony Brooks as her top ten teacher.

Meghan Byrne-- Meghan plans to continue her attendance at Georgia State University and graduate in 2021 with an Associate Degree in Biology. She will then transfer to either Mercer University or The University of Georgia. Meghan chose Ms. Heather Henderson as her top ten teacher.

Scott Evritt-- Scott has enlisted in the United States Marine Corps to become a Marine. He plans to go to Norwich University during his time in the Marines to pursue studies in war and peace. He aspires to become a history teacher. Scott chose Mr. Edward Kim as his top ten teacher.

Alexia Foster-- Alexia plans to attend SCAD and earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Sequential Arts. She enjoys art, comics, animation, video games, and mythology and aspires to become a well-known animator and comic artist. She chose Ms. Kandi Manning as her top ten teacher.

Jazmyn Lee-- Jazmyn plans to attend Georgia State University to pursue a career as a nurse. She chose Mr. Ramesh Parmar as her top ten teacher.

Ariel Mattis-- Ariel plans to study Political Science at Kennesaw State University and aspires to become a lawyer. She chose Mr. Johnny Edwards as her top ten teacher.

Kemora Seide-- Kemora plans to attend a four-year university and major in Biology. She also plans to pursue a pre-veterinary track and go on to become a veterinarian as well as an accomplished writer. She chose Ms. Grenetta Turner as her top ten teacher.

Tyjah Tuggle-- Tyjah plans to attend Florida A & M University and major in Business. She hopes to one day own her own business. She chose Dr. Victoria Lockhart as her top ten teacher.