By Kris Freeman for White House High School
The Class of 2021 was celebrated on Monday night, May 10, 2021, with the announcement of the honors and awards for the senior class.
With the 2021 commencement approaching next week, White House senior Griffin Brake was awarded the highest academic honor of the Class of 2021 and announced as the valedictorian.
The valedictorian is selected through a process of grade point average, honors and AP credits, and dual enrollment credits. Brake will be recognized again at the White House High School Commencement at Long Hollow Baptist Church on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7 p.m.
The top 18 students at White House High School were placed in the Highest tier award honorees during Monday’s event. Brake and his senior soccer teammates arrived at the honors night event after playing in a District 9-AA soccer semifinal win over Greenbrier.