• Christopher Dwellingham
    Christopher Dwellingham

    Christopher Dwellingham—Furr High School


    Christopher Dwellingham attended N. Q. Henderson Elementary and Holland Middle schools before graduating from Furr. He serves as president of his senior class and foreman on the Principal’s Court. He is also a member of the National Honor Society, the Student Council, and the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps’ rifle and drill teams.


    Dwellingham enjoys running, playing basketball, and writing poems. He has received scholarships from the Houston Endowment, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Texas Legislative Black Caucus. He has also received awards for his performance in track and academics. Dwellingham is active in his school’s GIVE Club, Drama Club, track team, and basketball team. He plans to major in criminal justice at Lamar University.

    Silvia Rivera
    Silvia Rivera
    Silvia Rivera—Furr High School


    Silvia Rivera, whose favorite subject is science, attended R. P. Harris Elementary and Holland Middle schools before coming to Furr. She plans to attend Texas A&M University this fall to pursue a degree in landscape architecture.


    Rivera is a member of the National Honor Society and the school choir. She has also been active in campus theatre productions and has had her art displayed at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. In her spare time, Rivera enjoys singing, cooking, collecting antiques, and studying astronomy.