Izza Chatta and Kallie Juel have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the La Porte High School Class of 2017.
Izza is the daughter of Nazia Firdous and Khalid Chatta. She attended Heritage Elementary, James H. Baker Sixth Grade Campus, and Lomax Junior High before entering La Porte High School.
Izza has been active in the National Technical Honor Society, National Honor Society and Health Occupations Students of America. She plans to attend Baylor University with the goal of becoming a neurosurgeon.
Kallie is the daughter of Malinda and Victor Juel. Before entering high school, she attended Lomax Elementary, James H. Baker Sixth Grade Campus and Lomax Junior High School.
While at LPHS, Kallie has been involved in Health Occupations Students of America, Athletic Training and the Academic Decathlon. This fall she will attend the University of Houston with plans to become a trauma surgeon.
Photo: Todd Schoppe, left, principal of La Porte High School, congratulates Izza Chatta, center, and Kallie Juel on being named the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the LPHS Class of 2017.