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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 .

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.

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