A group of Belton High School students has planned a vigil to honor the memories of Alexander “A.J.” Howard and German “Andres” Martinez-Bazan. This event is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Marching 100 Practice Field at BHS. It will include tributes from students, musical selections and a balloon release.
At BHS, Jasmine Peng is the valedictorian, and Christina Gaw is the salutatorian. At New Tech, Andrew McMahon is the valedictorian, and Heather Parker is the salutatorian. Belton ISD's Class of 2016 has a record number of graduates. Together, the two schools will hand out 766 diplomas this year.