ACKERLY â€” Jennifer Renee Franco and Preston Zant will lead the Sands High School Class of 2013 when it holds graduation exercises Friday.
Franco, the daughter of Patricia Franco and the late Sonny Franco, is class valedictorian with a grade point average of 94.92. She is a member of the National Honor Society and student council and was a regional qualifier in UIL academics this year.
In athletics, she was active in basketball, track and cross-country.
She plans to attend Midland College in the fall and study diagnostic medical sonography.