Daniela Padron Castillo is the Class of 2020 Valedictorian. During her four years at Duncanville High School, Daniela was a star on the varsity tennis team as she qualified for the State Tennis Tournament as a freshman. “She is a great player because of her tenacity and heart she displays on the court,” said then Head Tennis Coach Trent Sellers. “She’s also very coachable and has a desire to never give ‘less than best’ effort.” Daniela was also involved with Youth and Government, Student Council, and was a secretary for the National Honor Society. She plans to attend Swarthmore College where she will study Civil Engineering.
Julia Bowers is the Class of 2020 Salutatorian. Julia was a national qualifier all four years in Youth and Government. She was also the National Honor Society President and Senior Class Treasurer. “She is a young woman of strength, integrity, grace, and passion,” said NHS sponsor Shaunna Kile. “She lets God lead her and it pours from her soul.” Julia plans to attend Boston College where she will major in biology on the pre-medicine track. Her favorite memory was going to the YAG state conference with her best friends.