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Little named DCHS Valedictorian
Ruch 2015 Salutatorian
Julia Little

The names of the top students of the DeKalb County High School Class of 2015 have been revealed.


Julia Little, the daughter of Dr. Scott Little and Kristin Raymond, is this year’s Valedictorian. Makalee Ruch, the daughter of Melissa and Joe Ruch is the Salutatorian.


Other Class of 2015 students achieving Top Rank follow in alphabetical order:


• Shara Adcock,


• Rachel Adcock,


• Rayanna Baker,


• Austin Ball,


• Jonathon Ball,


• Isaac Beck,


• Rebecca Benshoof,


• Kathryn Blair,


• Leah Burchfield,


• William Caplinger,


• Savannah Driver,


• Dakoda Eaton,


• Taylor Ellis,


• Michael Ferguson,


• Matthew Foutch,


• Sydnie Garmer,


• Bailey Hayes,


• Kelsey Hedge,


• Rachel Holcomb,


• Justin Johnson,


• Brandon Leiser,


• Ortega Maciel,


• Micah Merriman,


• Kenzie Morris,


• Cason Oakley,


• Jacquelyn Overbey,


• Bethany Poss,


• Makayla Redmon,


• Brooke Reffue,


• Zachary Roberts,


• Harlli Silcox,


• Emilee Stephens,


• Austin Tittle,


• Lydia Trail,


• Darrian Turner,


• Jacob Washer,


• Bruce Wilson,


• Charles Young.


According to DCHS Guidance Counselor Lori Myrick, a total of 40 DCHS students met the qualifications to be considered Top Rank. To achieve Top Rank, students must take at least 10 honors, dual enrollment, and AP courses, and must have a 21 or higher ACT composite score.