Faith West Academy’s Class of 2016 Valedictorian Announced

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Faith West Academy announced its valedictorian as Jamie Coalson (GPA 4.74), and two co-salutatorians for the Class of 2016.  Salutatorians Rebecca Lockyear and Allison Klimple shared a four-year GPA of 4.70.

FWA Val Jamie CoalsonJamie Coalson

Jamie is the daughter of James and Beth Coalson of Katy.  During her high school years, she has been a member of the National Honor Society, the Science National Honor Society (secretary), Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Mu Alpha Theta. She is a member Lady Eagle Volleyball Team and the Varsity Swim Team.  Jamie was named Academic All-State for TAPPS Volleyball and All-District First Team.  AP Physics and AP Chemistry are her favorite courses and have created some of her fondest memories, including the physics excursion to Galveston’s Pleasure Pier.

In the fall, Jamie will attend Harding University’s College of Pharmacy in Searcy, Arkansas.

FWA Sal Rebecca LockyearRebecca Lockyear

Rebecca is the daughter of Laura and Alan Lockyear of Katy.  During her high school years, she has been a member of the National Honor Society, a member of the Science National Honor Society, and Mu Alpha Theta (president).  Rebecca is a gifted art student and has several state fine arts awards for her paintings and drawings.  Her favorite classes are AP Physics and art. One of her most memorable experiences has been touring the Houston Medical Center, where the class observed open heart surgery.

Rebecca will attend University of Colorado in Boulder to study neuroscience.

Allison Klimple

FWA Sal Rebecca LockyearAllison is the daughter of Sherryl and Joe Klimple of Katy.  During her high school years, she has been team captain of the FWA cheerleaders, a member of National Honor Society (chairperson of honors recognition), the Science National Honor Society (president), Fellowship of Christian Athletes (president), and Mu Alpha Theta (treasurer).  She was the parliamentarian for the Class of 2016.  Allison is a gifted athlete and has won several cheerleading competitions.  Her favorite class is AP Chemistry, and her favorite memory from Faith West is the Senior Trip to the Cayman Islands.

Allison will attend Texas A&M in the business honors program.

All three of these young ladies exemplify the character and virtues expected of the prestigious positions of valedictorian and salutatorian. The Class of 2016 received a cumulative total of 3.4 million dollars in scholarship money.