Cleveland residents Ashley Augustine, Noah Davis, Allie Harper and Austin Ngo were among this year’s graduates of the Baylor School in Chattanooga.
Augustine is valedictorian of the class of 2014 and was a recipient of the John Roy Baylor Award, named for Baylor’s visionary founder and first headmaster and presented to seniors who have contributed richly to the school as both citizens and scholars. She also won the Spanish Language Award, was a member of the RESPECT community service board and was selected for the Jamaica Servant Leadership Trip and the Joe "Sarge" Key Award. A member of the National Honor Society and the Cum Laude Society, Augustine was also honored by the American Lung Association as a 2014 Young Woman of Distinction.
She is the daughter of Molly and Mathai Augustine and will attend Vanderbilt University.
Davis was a member of the Baylor Honor Council, the admissions department’s Red Circle and Spirit Club. A varsity soccer player, Davis was a Baylor ambassador and worked in community service.
The son of Linda and Keith Davis, he will attend the University of Mississippi.
A member of the French Club and Spirit Club, Harper sang in the Baylor Concert Choir winning an Art Forum Award for vocal music and worked in the school’s community service program. She was also named Baylor’s Homecoming Queen.
Harper, the daughter of Lisa and Ian Harper, will attend Loyola University Chicago.
Ngo was a recipient of the Hubert J. Stagmaier Award, given to outstanding all-around senior students and won the Joe Key Award, the Orchestra Award and the Senior History Award. A member of the National Honor Society, the Cum Laude Society and the literary discussion group Round Table, he was co-captain of the mock trial team and worked in the Baylor Writing Center.
Ngo, the son of Que-Anh Dao and Minh Ngo, will attend the University of Tennessee.
Baylor is a day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 6- 12.