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Bridge City High School's Val and Sal for the Class of 2024

Elizabeth Mamie Bunch (right) is the daughter of Mark and Erin Bunch and will be graduating as the Valedictorian of Bridge City High School’s Class of 2024. Over the past four years, Elizabeth dedicated her time to the Bridge City Band where she served as drum major of the marching band in her senior year. In band, she was a four time TMEA All-Region band member and participated in Area auditions three times. Elizabeth was also the Vice President of UIL Academics, competing in the Calculator, General Math, Number Sense, and Spelling events, and advanced to regional competitions for three years. She was also the Vice President of the Interact Club, the President of National Honor Society, and a member of Student Council, serving as the Senior Class Treasurer. Elizabeth was a recipient of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award junior year and was a member of the TASC State Secretary Campaign her senior year. She also earned the Girl Scout Gold Award. In the fall, Elizabeth will be attending Texas A&M University in College Station to study Public Health to pursue a career in Neonatal Nursing. 

Addison Woolley is the daughter of Tim and Sally Woolley and the older sister of Carter, Callie, and Reid Woolley. Addison will be graduating Salutatorian of the Bridge City High School’s Class of 2024. Over these past four years, Addison dedicated her time to the Bridge City Band where she served as a drum major for two years. Addison helped lead the band to state-level marching performances back to back and was part of the Wind Ensemble that performed at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago. As a sophomore, Addison was selected to lead a super team of CTE students through the process of building and designing a district-wide STEM Bus. Over the next few years, she presented in front of various companies to help raise over $50,000, worked with others to execute the design plans, and began overseeing lessons with the fully functional mobile STEM lab. Addison has held several other leadership positions outside of these organizations. She served as president of UIL Academics as well as Math Captain, advancing to regionals in multiple events throughout her time in high school. She was involved in Student Council as a class representative and Spanish Club as treasurer.  During her junior year, Addison was selected as a member of the Youth Leaders of Southeast Texas where she worked alongside other student leaders to create a project that served the Orange County Rainbow Room. In the fall, Addison will attend Southern Methodist University to pursue a double major in Accounting and Mechanical Engineering.

BCHS Commencement was held May 24 8:00pm at H.N. Litton Field at Larry Ward Stadium.


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