Congratulations to all of the teenagers across the community who have just closed the book on their senior year! Hats have been tossed, hugs have been given and promises to stay in touch exchanged. It’s June, and our area high schools have just completed the graduation of the Class of 2017.

Where are they off to? Humble ISD provided the top five colleges that are home to their graduates. The number one choice is Lone Star, followed, in order, by Texas A&M University, the University of Houston, the University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University - San Marcos.
Here are the Top 10 graduates for each high school.

The Quest High School Class of 2017 Top Ten are, from left: Brianna Weber, Resvyl Creer, Hillary Bennett, Akriti Keswani, Jacob Cortez, Van Lam (valedictorian), Kayla House, Brandon Ho (salutatorian), Fernanda Flores and Marylyn Alvarado. Photo by Beverly Reynolds
The Humble High School Class of 2017 Top Ten are, from left, bottom row: Pascale Lindauer (valedictorian), Avery Cantu (salutatorian), Nia Daughtry (salutatorian), Karrington Donald, Michael Lara and Elizabeth Velasquez. Top row, from left: Brian Nguyen, Brandon Casper, Ndifereke Uboh and Nicholas Scott.
The Hargrave High School Class of 2017 Top Ten are, from left, first row: Cameron Rae Taylor, Amber Michelle Zschokke (valedictorian) and Cynthia Renae Colbert. Second row, from left: Aliece LaShaun Milton, Dalaina Raelee Dreymala (salutatorian), Aryn Lynn James and Denise Diosdado. Back row, from left: Devin Charles Kelly, Austin Kyle Gee and Trevor Jake Asher.
The Kingwood High School Class of 2017 Top Ten are, from left: Ryan Elo, Kristen Herink, Daisy Johnston, Fernanda Arroyo, Alexandra Bishop (salutatorian), Sanjay Unni (valedictorian), Sarah Antrich, Stephen Chamness, Evan Loyka and Madeline Meier. Photo by Beverly Reynolds
The Summer Creek High School Class of 2017 Top Ten are, from left: Sarah Hernandez, Sammy Melendez, Vontavia Davis, Christina Naupari, Kylee Turner (valedictorian), Kahlan Martin (salutatorian), Courtney Nguyen, Caroline Glasscock, Valeria Moreno and Ameera Azar. Photo by Beverly Reynolds
The Atascocita High School Class of 2017 Top Ten are, from left: Lauren Martinez, Nicole Cheng, Sean Corley, Lillian Jackson, Logan Brabson (valedictorian), Jonathan Petsch (salutatorian), Amber Byles, Stephanie Fose, Jillian Garcia and Elyse Santiago. Photo by Beverly Reynolds
The Kingwood Park High School Class of 2017 Top Ten are, from left: Helena Vassiliades, Nicole Kell, Hanzelle Kleeman, Mario Foltz, Gabriel Zolton (valedictorian), Greg Mika (salutatorian), Amanda Timmerman, Joshua Smith, Courtney Blanchard and Amelie Hebert. Photo by Beverly Reynolds