History was made on May 20th, 2016 when the first All Saints High School graduating class participated in commencement exercises. The 2016 class is the first to graduate in All Saints Episcopal School’s 60 year history.
Catherine Elizabeth Latour was the class valedictorian while Benjamin Paul Tipton was honored with class salutatorian.
Latour’s grade point average is 4.9. She is the daughter of Dr. Jonathon and Mrs. Patty Latour. Catherine is attending Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. Her honors include: Girl’s State Delegate,Youth Award for Service and Leadership from the Lubbock Volunteer Center, Regional Finalist for Coca Cola Scholarship Award, AP Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa Excellence Award, and National Honor Society.
Tipton’s grade point average is 4.7. His parents are Dr. Roger and Dr. Nadene Tipton. Ben attends Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. His honors include: Future Problem Solver – state medalist; All Saints Student Scholar Awards in Debate; Pre AP Pre-Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Spanish 3 and 4, Russian 1,2,3,4; Academic All State in Basketball and Track; National Honor Society; and Student Council.
The 12 seniors of the Class of 2016 were accepted into over 26 universities. These universities include: Washington & Lee, William and Mary, Texas A&M, University of Texas, University of Oklahoma, Villanova, SMU, St. Andrews – Scotland, North Carolina State, Missouri Southern State, Colorado State, Colorado School of Mines, Baylor, Boston College, Texas Tech, LCU, Purdue, Wayland Baptist, Abilene Christian, West Texas A&M, Georgetown, Tufts, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt, Southwestern University, and Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Projected scholarships total approximately $1,068,000.
Three members (Catherine Latour, DJ McCallister, Ben Tipton) of the 12-member senior class attended All Saints since they enrolled in three-year-old preschool. This class set the traditions and standards for the high school for generations of Patriots to follow.
We look forward to following each of them as they continue to strive for excellence outside the walls of All Saints Episcopal School. Never forget where you came from! We are very proud of you and look forward to following your continued success.