High School graduation ceremonies held Friday

Staff reports
62 percent of the class anticipates TOPS 4-year scholarship awards. The breakdown of TOPS Scholarships awarded are $284,800, and $102,750 other scholarships.

Salutatorian is Ashlyn Marie Grisaffe. Ashlyn will attend Southwest Mississippi Community College in the fall and major in secondary education. She is the daughter of Burt and Darla Grisaffe of Donaldsonville. 62 percent of the class anticipates TOPS 4-year scholarship awards.

Donaldsonville High Class of 2009 valedictorian is Chelsea Davis. Davis plans to attend Xavier University and major in Pre-med.

Salutatorian is Gabrielle Bessix. She finished with a cumulative GPA of 3.95.  She is the daughter of Sharon Joseph and Joseph Bessix.  She plans to attend Southern University in Baton Rouge and major in Nursing.

Complete lists of graduates of Donaldsonville High and Ascension Catholic are listed inside.

2009 Donaldsonville High Salutatorian Gabrielle Bessix.