Legacy Prep Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian of 2020 Class

By: Michele Kuykendall
| Published 05/03/2020

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THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy (Legacy Prep) in The Woodlands, Texas has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for their graduating class of 2020. Legacy Prep is excited to celebrate their seventh graduation ceremony at the end of this school year. Amber Wentz has been named valedictorian and Ali Neuberger has been salutatorian.

Legacy Prep is a University-Model School (UMS) comprised of grades pre-kindergarten through 12th. The school prepares students to be successful in college and life by providing a rigorous academic background that is rich in opportunities. Legacy Prep is a Christ-centered school that creates college-worthy, character witnesses for Christ.

Amber Wentz is graduating from Legacy Prep as valedictorian. She has attended Legacy Prep for four years. Wentz has been involved in Legacy Prep's Student Council, National Honor Society, cheerleading squad, and softball team. She will be attending Purdue University in the fall.

'Legacy has prepared me spiritually and academically for my next steps in life. The university model has taught me great study habits by fostering independence and time management. I have learned how to prioritize my time in order to fulfill obligations in extracurricular activities while maintaining my grades. In addition, Legacy has prepared me spiritually to defend my faith in college and to grow in my faith during this next phase of my life,' stated Wentz.

Wentz received the Purdue alumni scholarship. She plans to major in mechanical engineering. After receiving her bachelor's degree, Wentz hopes to work in the field of aerospace at a company such as Boeing, NASA, and SpaceX.

'In my, I hope to impact others by being alight and sharing the love of Christ with them,' Wentz added.

According to Legacy Prep principal Shannon Jones, 'Amber is an amazing young lady. She is not only a great student, but she is also an outstanding Christian role model. Her younger peers look up to her and have mentioned how much they will miss her next year. Amber has been a blessing to Legacy, and we are so very proud of her. I know she has a great future ahead.'

Ali Neuberger is graduating as salutatorian and has attended Legacy Prep for seven years. She will be attending Texas A&M University in the fall to study education. Neuberger has participated in Legacy Prep's National Honor Society, cheerleading squad, and volleyball team.

'I feel like Legacy has taught me how to work hard and defend my faith. I think being to take dual credit classes throughout high school has given me a better sense of how college classes will work,' said Neuberger.

Principal Jones added, 'Ali has worked very hard academically to earn the spot of salutatorian. She is kind and giving, and she has been instrumental at Legacy by being a leader for her peers in the classroom and in our community. Ali has a servant's heart made of gold, and we are excited to see how she grows in the next phase of academic career.'

If you would like more information about Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy, please visit www.legacypca.org or follow Legacy Prep on Facebook.

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