Brookwood Valedictorian, Salutatorian
Gwinnett County Public Schools releases names of Brookwood High School's valedictorian and salutatorian.
Gwinnett Public Schools released today the names of the valedictorian and salutatorian from Brookwood High School.
The title of valedictorian is normally given to the student with the highest GPA, and salutatorian is given to the student with the second-highest GPA. Photos of the honorees are attached to the story.
- Valedictorian: Shushmita Hoque, daughter of Azizul and Roksana Hoque, will attend Georgia Tech. Her intended major is biomedical engineering. She has received or been offered several scholarships and awards, including a $8,000 Zell Miller scholarship, a $500 Maxxis Scholarship, the Presidential Scholarship for University of Georgia, Governor's Honors Program, National Merit semifinalist, second-place winner of the state Reflections contest for literature, fourth-place winner in state science fair, third in the state for the National Spanish exam and fifth place in the Jackson EMC Energy Bowl. She is a member of the Science Olympiad, National Honor Society, and Mu Alpha Theta, among other activities. She also has been a Model Atlanta Regional Commission member and a representative to the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Conference.
- Salutatorian: Adrian Alabi, son of Chris and Rebecca Alabi, will attend Stanford University and major in electrical engineering. His career goals include becoming a professional soccer United States or overseas and do research in the engineering and medical field. He has received several honors, including a WordMasters Challenge Team Award, second all-time scorer in Brookwood High history for goals and assists for soccer, Region 8-AAAAA Striker of the Year in 2011, 2011 Gwinnett County Scholar Athlete of the Year, and Brookwood orchestra “Student’s Choice” Award, among others. He is a four-year member of the school's soccer team, a four-year member of the Brookwood High orchestra program, and the National Honor Society, among other activities. He also has participated in UNICEF and United Way fundraisers and voter drives.