Del Valle High School Class of 2021 graduated on June 17th, with a total of 454 students receiving their diplomas.
The school's valedictorian was Gilberto Lopez-Jimenez who was accepted to UTEP, UC Berkley School of Business Global Management Program, UT Austin McCombs School of Business, and Harvard. He was a Quest Bridge and Gates semi-finalist. He will be majoring in Economics at Harvard. He was awarded $503,694.00 in scholarships and grants.
Salutatorian, Mia Salazar was a Quest Bridge finalist and matched with Emory University. She was accepted to St. Mary's University, University of Arizona, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany College of Pharmacy, Ut Austin, and the University of Oklahoma. She will be pursuing a pharmacy degree at UTEP where she received the Presidential Scholarship. She was awarded $494,669.00 in scholarships and grants.
Students who were honored with the Conquistador Award were: