Mariam Parray, 17 , is the class of 2023 valedictorian at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock.
Maylee Rollins, 18, is the salutatorian of the class.
Parray has been named a Jefferson Scholar to the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. The daughter of Tariq Parray and Sameera Farooqi, she plans to pursue a career in either medicine or law.
Rollins intends to enroll in the John Martinson Honors College at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., in preparation for a career as a public policy analyst for a nonprofit organization. Her parents are Brett and Wendy Rollins.