From left to right, (front row) Ashley Katzenstein, Emma Neish, Ariel Siegel, Michael Hochman, John Lee, (back row) Adrian Astaphan, Tori Weprinsky, Rebecca Galanti, Emily Kelly and Leenie Baker.

From left to right, (front row) Ashley Katzenstein, Emma Neish, Ariel Siegel, Michael Hochman, John Lee, (back row) Adrian Astaphan, Tori Weprinsky, Rebecca Galanti, Emily Kelly and Leenie Baker.

SPECIAL TO THE AJT //

North Springs Charter High School is proud to announce that the following Spartans are the top 10 seniors in the Class of 2013 based on their cumulative grade point average. Per school tradition, each had a special role at graduation, which this year was held on May 23 at The Cobb Energy Center. North Springs congratulates these grads on their success!

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  • Emily Kelly – Valedictorian, 2013 STAR Student and National Merit Scholarship Award Winner. She attended Sandy Springs Middle School and will be attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Michael Hochman – Salutatorian and National Merit Finalist. He attended The Epstein School through 8th grade and is a member of Congregation Beth Shalom. He will be attending the University of Chicago.
  • Victoria (Tori) Weprinsky – The 2013 Atlanta-Area Female Athlete of the Year. She attended Sandy Springs Middle School and will be attending the University of Virginia.
  • Adrian Astaphan – He attended High Meadows School through eighth grade and will be attending McGill University.
  • Emma Neish – She attended Sandy Springs Middle School and will be attending Emory University.
  • John Lee – He attended Frank Tejeda Middle School in San Antonio, Texas and will be attending Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Ariel Siegel – She attended The Epstein School through 8th grade and will be attending The University of California Los Angeles.
  • Ashley Katzenstein – She attended Webb Bridge Middle School and is a member of Congregation Or Hadash. She will be attending Vanderbilt University.
  • Rebecca Galanti – She attended The Davis School through eighth grade and is a member of Congregation Or VeShalom. She will be attending George Washington University and is the recipient of a GW Presidential Scholarship.
  • Ilene “Leenie” Baker – National Merit Finalist. She attended Peachtree Middle School and the Dekalb School of the Arts (and spent three summers at Camp Barney Medintz!) She will be attending the University of Pittsburg and is a recipient of the full four-year Chancellor’s Scholarship.
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