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From left, Parker High School's Alejandrina Bravo plans to attend Alabama State University and study physical therapy; Woodlawn High School's Michelle Thomas plans to attend Jefferson State Community College; Huffman High School's Kierra Hutchins plans to attend the University of South Alabama to study psychology; Carver High School's Jamerial Gardner and Ariana Robinson are best friends and both plan to attend Wilberforce University; Jackson-Olin High's Alana Bennett plans to attend Alabama A&M University to study political science; and Ramsay High's Maya Quinn plans to attend Samford University to study biology.

 All Birmingham school valedictorians for 2016 are female

From left, Parker High School's Alejandrina Bravo plans to attend Alabama State University and study physical therapy; Woodlawn High School's Michelle Thomas plans to attend Jefferson State Community College; Huffman High School's Kierra Hutchins plans to attend the University of South Alabama to study psychology; Carver High School's Jamerial Gardner and Ariana Robinson are best friends and both plan to attend Wilberforce University; Jackson-Olin High's Alana Bennett plans to attend Alabama A&M University to study political science; and Ramsay High's Maya Quinn plans to attend Samford University to study biology.
From left, Parker High School’s Alejandrina Bravo plans to attend Alabama State University and study physical therapy; Woodlawn High School’s Michelle Thomas plans to attend Jefferson State Community College; Huffman High School’s Kierra Hutchins plans to attend the University of South Alabama to study psychology; Carver High School’s Jamerial Gardner and Ariana Robinson are best friends and both plan to attend Wilberforce University; Jackson-Olin High’s Alana Bennett plans to attend Alabama A&M University to study political science; and Ramsay High’s Maya Quinn plans to attend Samford University to study biology.

 

Talk about major girl power. All of the Birmingham City Schools’ valedictorians for 2016 are female. Carver High School was unique in that they had two students tie for valedictorian this year. At last count, the valedictorians had amassed more than $2.85 million in scholarship offers for 2016. Overall, the school system’s Class of 2016 has garnered more than $36 million in scholarship offers. The district also had two Gates Millennium scholars this year including Ramsay High’s Valedictorian Maya Quinn.

The eighth Valedictorian, her principal, and the Salutatorian: Wenonah High School Valedictorian Brianna Adams (right) plans to attend Benedict College and study accounting. She is with school Salutatorian Natalyn D'Errico (left) and Principal Regina Carr Hope.
The eighth Valedictorian, her principal, and the Salutatorian: Wenonah High School Valedictorian Brianna Adams (right) plans to attend Benedict College and study accounting. She is with school Salutatorian Natalyn D’Errico (left) and Principal Regina Carr Hope.