ABILENE – Abilene High School principal Michael Garcia announced the school’s Top 25 graduates for the Class of 2021 Monday morning at a ceremony in the AHS Auditorium.

William Hampton, who will attend Rice University and major in History and Classical Studies, is the Valedictorian for this year. Shannon Henry, who will attend the University of Texas and major in Political Science, is the Salutatorian for the Class of 2021.

The rest of the Top 25 is as follows (with collegiate choice and major):

3. Emma Horn, University of Texas, Studio Art
4. Cole Patterson, University of Alabama, Mechanical Engineering
5. Bennett Sullivan, Abilene Christian University, Undecided
6. Emma Pfrimmer, Hardin-Simmons University, Psychology
7. Taylor Thompson, University of Texas, Political Science
8. Camille Scarborough, University of Texas-Arlington, Nursing
9. Julia Melson, Texas A&M University, Forensic Science
10. Madi Sipe, Abilene Christian University, Business Finance / Musical Theatre
11. Julia Davidson, Colorado Christian University, Business Administration
12. Susannah Lee, University of Oklahoma, Nursing
13. Jane Ann Carroll, Abilene Christian University, History
14. Carlee Lamb, Texas Christian University, Business / Marketing
15. Dylan Haught, Hardin-Simmons University, Undecided
16. Ruth Hill, Trinity University, Engineering
17. Andrew Milam, Angelo State University, History
18. Sarah Cox, Texas Tech University, Animal Science
19. Jade Spangler, Southwestern University, Education
20. Emily Shelburne, University of Notre Dame, Political Science
21. Hannah Hillis, Emerson College, Writing / Literature and Publishing
22. Nathan Watts, Texas A&M University, Engineering
23. Brent Bardin, University of North Texas, Psychology
24. Kelly Boyland, University of Texas, Environment Science
25. Lauren Wilhelm, Texas Tech University, Interior Design & Architecture

Abilene High will host its 133rd commencement ceremony at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 29, at Shotwell Stadium. The ceremony will be streamed live on the AISD-TV Facebook page.