Decision Day 2024

DCHS Students Make College Choices on Decision Day
Posted on 05/15/2024
Decision Day was May 1st and approximately 60 seniors from Douglas County High School participated by announcing their college choices as part of the celebration.

Principal Kenja Parks said this was the largest graduating class, with students receiving many national and local scholarships to attend prestigious colleges and universities.

Among those making their decisions was International Baccalaureate senior Nathan Zhu, who was accepted into five of the top colleges in the country — Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, Stanford, Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia.

Zhu plans to major in engineering and chose MIT.

Isabel Yang and Anna Liu, who were the district STAR Students with the highest SAT scores in the county, also finalized their college selections. Yang will attend Emory, while Liu will attend Georgia Tech.

Among the other DCHS seniors participating were:

• Nnenna Ajukwara, North Carolina A&T
• Catlina Alvarez, North Carolina Central
• Jalyn Batts, UGA
• Oluwa-darasimi Bankole, Northwestern
• Chloe Blacknall, Vanderbilt
• Amaya Boykins, Real Estate
• Brittany Brown, Penn
• Cameron Camp, Xavier
• Stanley Cato, North Georgia
• Rochelle Cherenfant, U.S. Army
• Hadassah Cox, UGA
• Taylor Echols, Jacksonville State
• Brooklyn English, Kennesaw State
• Jonathan Essien, UGA
• Ny’Asia Ford, Tuskegee
• Milton Gibbs, North Carolina A&T
• Ja’myah Gibbons, Georgia State
• Jazmynn Gilliard, Augusta University
• Alyssa Gunn, Georgia Southern
• Jonathan Hardnett, Duke
• Jordan Jackson, Tennessee Valley Prep
• Jahzaria James, Kennesaw State
• Brian Johnson, North Carolina A&T
• Amad Kelly, Kennesaw State
• Ador Keys, Louisiana State
• Darius McNeal, West Georgia
• Rylan Moore, Georgia Southern
• Jessiah Morris, Louisiana State
• Tamaja Musgrave, Kennesaw State
• Dasha Nunez, Georgia State
• Mateo Ojeda, Kennesaw State
• Gabby Ortega, The University of Chicago
• Brandon Payton, Reinhardt
• Peyton Pinckney, Jacksonville State
• Kai Reid, North Carolina State
• Christian Richards, East Georgia
• Raquel Riggins, Alabama
• Garian Riley, Howard
• Tamiyah Scott, University of South Florida
• Jaylan Shaw, North Carolina A&T
• Gabby Singer, University of Richmond
• Paige Stockdale, Kennesaw State
• Jayla Strong, Kennesaw State
• Sabine Tchamba, Howard
• Avery Thompson, UGA
• Jon Tyler, Georgia State
• Eric Williams, Tuskegee
• Jaylin Watts, Point
• Daniel Wilson, Kennesaw State
• Saniya Wilson, Howard

“DCHS was excited to celebrate seniors by acknowledging their diligent efforts in an event marking the culmination of their high school journey,” Parks said. “The promise of a quality education rooted in community, character, and service paves the way for a bright future for students that unlocks the limitless potential within each of them. Our students leave us equipped to excel in the military, workforce, or college, posed to make significant contributions to the world.”
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