South Atlanta High School will hold commencement exercises on May 22, 4:00 p.m. at Georgia Institute of Technology’s McCamish Pavilion. Principal Dr. Patricia Ford and the entire Hornets family have plenty to brag about: 177 graduates have earned more than $4.9 million in scholarships!
Meet the Valedictorian, Salutatorian and STAR students.
Get to know these exceptional South Atlanta seniors.
Heavonly Boykin, 18, has maintained a part-time job and 3.0 GPA throughout her tenure at South Atlanta High School, and will soon become the first in her immediate family to receive a high school diploma and attend college. Read more.
Mekhal Jones, 17, has become accustomed to being the “new kid.” He has had stints in DeKalb County Schools and Clayton County Schools before attending South Atlanta High School, where he will graduate on May 22. After losing two influential women in his life to cancer, Mekhal fought on to succeed in spite of the adversity he faced. Read more.