Bartlett High School

Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Bartlett High School Announced

Valedictorian: Victoria Layne Smith

Victoria “Tori” Smith is Bartlett High School’s Class of 2018 Valedictorian. Tori will graduate with an exceptional 4.6 weighted grade point average after excelling in Honors and Advanced Placement level classes throughout high school. She has played competitive golf for seven years, earning 14 wins and 26 top five finishes throughout her career. Tori is the Programming Director of the Tennessee High School Democrats and a member of the Bartlett High School Democrat club. She was a two year member of the Diamond Girls and has volunteered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and various soup kitchens around the community. Tori is currently involved with the Beta Club, National Honor Society, and is a member of the Knowledge Bowl team. She has received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy and plans to major in Economics.

Salutatorian: Bano Faraedoon Qaladize

Bano Qaladize is the Class of 2018’s Salutatorian, earning a phenomenal 4.59 weighted grade point average through her dedication in Honors and Advanced Placement classes. Bano is a leader on the Bartlett campus, currently serving as the President of Canstruction and Vice-President of the National Honor Society. She is a member of the Beta Club and acts as a Student Council Class Representative, assisting with events such as “Go, Jim, Go!” and school blood drives. Bano is a member of the varsity tennis team and has given of her time to LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in their Volunteen program, the “Stomp Out Suicide” 5K at the Ninth Grade Academy, and at Bartlett High School’s Panther Camp, which welcomes new students to campus. Bano plans to continue her education at Christian Brothers University and will major in Biology.

Both students will graduate as members of the Bartlett High School Honors Academy, as well as with State Honors and State Distinction. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.