Tonight 202 Bastrop High School seniors will walk across the stage to accept their diplomas.
The students prepared on Thursday with a walk-through rehearsal with Principal Dr. David Nordman and senior English teacher Mitzi Quinn.
“I have gotten to spend two years with these kids, and they can be extraordinary,” Quinn said.
Ni'Gena Brooks and Clay Thomas Winnon were tied with the highest grade point average of 4.92 and both will serve as Valedictorians. Dineshia Chatman will act as Salutatorian for having the second highest grade point average in the class which was 4.82.
This year, the school has 45 students graduating with regular honors, 26 students who have earned honors with distinction and 24 Beta Club students.
In order to graduate with honors, a student must have a grade point average of at least 3.0. In order to graduate with honors with distinction, a student must have a grade point average of at least 3.5.
Students graduating with honors with distinction are Brooks, Winnon, Chatman, Rashini Tappin, Raven Garrison, Tyisha Scott, Devondria Jones, Caitlin Robinson, Brittany Almaroad, Deshanquenek Wheeler, Dominique Minnieweather, Lester Lee, Arkameya Paige, Ellen Johnson, Alexander Freeze, Andrew Watson, Mikyia Porter, Johnnie Marsaw, Mandy Ragusa, Kagan Berry, Devin Cherry, Ashley Robinson, Xavier Latting, Maverick Jaggers, Caitlyn Goodman, Natarcha Morrison and Hayley Reed.
Graduation will be at 7 p.m. tonight at the stadium. Keynote speaker will be Representative Katrina Jackson.