GRAND BLANC — The following Grand Blanc High School graduates earned the distinction of being the Top 10, having achieved the highest grade point averages of the Class of 2021.
Shriya Yarlagadda is the valedictorian. She is the daughter of Sreekanth and Himabindu Yarlagadda. Yarlagadda graduated with a grade point average of 4.52.
She plans to attend Harvard University to pursue a degree in government or environmental science, then further her education by attending law school and working in foreign policy, human rights, or environmental policy.
While attending Grand Blanc High School, Yarlagadda was captain of the Mock Trial and varsity Quiz Bowl teams, and president of the Model United Nations Club.
In May 2021, Yarlagadda received the distinguished honor of being named a Presidential Scholar.
Maneet Angra is the salutatorian. She is the daughter of Hitesh Angra and Kirpal Kaur. Angra earned a grade point average of 4.41.
She plans to attend the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to pursue a degree in social theory and practice and pre-med. Ultimately, her goal is to become a doctor.
Angra was president of the National Honors Society, a National Merit Commended Scholar, AP scholar with distinction and recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service award.
The rest of the Top 10, their parents and grade point averages include:
• Micah Johnson, daughter of Michael and Theresa Johnson, 4.388
• Claire Noe, daughter of Michael and Molly Noe, 4.351
• Ryan Raybuck, son of Richard and Angie Raybuck, 4.269
• Hayden Quinn, daughter of Kelly and Kristin Quinn, 4.266
• Jennah Changezi, daughter of Dr. Hameem Changezi and Aisha Changezi, 4.256
• Meredith Doan, daughter of Jim and Stephanie Doan, 4.231
• Sophia Tali, daughter of Joseph and Linda Tali, 4.226
• Madison Reese, daughter of Eric Reese and Michelle Thomas, 4.225
Congratulations to the Grand Blanc High School Class of 2021 and the Top 10 scholars.