The McCallum High School community of teachers, staff, families and friends joined graduating seniors at the Frank Erwin Center today to celebrate the Class of 2019.
Superintendent Paul Cruz congratulated the 352 McCallum graduates, and highlighted some of the class's achievements.
- Three academic distinctions from the Texas Education Agency
- In scholastic art and writing, 26 Gold Key recipients advance to New York City
Valedictorian Raiya Myren and Salutatorian Lindsey Wiley thanked their classmates, teachers and family.
"I’m grateful for everything McCallum has given me the past four years and, most importantly, taught me,” Wiley said. "I’ve learned to be gracious and will carry this with me as I move forward in life."
Retiring Principal Michael Garrison congratulated the Class of 2019 and wished them well on the next step of their journey.
He left the graduates with words from a Bob Dylan song: "May you always be courageous, stand upright, and be strong; may you stay, may you stay forever young."