Holy Trinity High School valedictorian Catherine Vincent is headed to the University of Texas at Austin in the fall, while salutatorian Alexander Enriquez will be attending the United States Military Academy at West Point beginning this summer.
Vincent is the daughter of Gordon and Cate Vincent. She plays classical and jazz piano, and has played for the past 14 years. She has earned gold medals in piano at the UIL state and TAPPS state contests.
For six years in a row she has won first place at the TMTA State Chamber Music competition, and she won first place in the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Chamber Music competition.
Enriquez is the son of Anthony and Julie Enriquez. He was born in Georgia, and followed his father’s military career to California when he was five days old. He has also lived in Hawaii, Germany and several parts of Texas. He was homeschooled from fifth grade to 10th grade, when he enrolled at Holy Trinity.
Vincent is a National Merit Commended Scholar and an AP Scholar with Distinction. Enriquez is a National Hispanic Scholar.
At Holy Trinity, Vincent was involved in the Superintendent Student Advisory Council, Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society, the National Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Youth Congress, the Forensics Academic team, German Club, Engineering Club and the Society of Women Engineers.
Enriquez has been involved in Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society, the National Honor Society, Pro-Life, Interact Club, the Forensics Academic team, and the debate team.
Vincent has been accepted to the Dean’s Scholars honors program at UT Austin. With an acceptance rate of just 15 percent, this program is one of the most competitive honors programs in the country.
Vincent plans to major in neuroscience and hopes to obtain a commission in the U.S. Air Force.