• Cne Ross
    Cne Ross

    Cne Ross—Yates High School


    Cne Ross is active in her school’s National Honor Society, Debate Club, and Student Council. She attended Lockhart Elementary and Ryan Middle schools before coming to Yates and she lists her favorite subject as science. Her hobbies include reading, swimming, and cooking.


    Ross plans to attend the University of Houston, where she will major in biology/neonatal nursing. She was named the Top Varsity Debate Speaker and the Summer Tournament Champion of the Houston Urban Debate League. Ross has received scholarships from the Texas Legislature Black Caucus, the Houston Endowment, and Project GRAD Houston.

    Ronald Guillory
    Ronald Guillory

    Ronald Guillory—Yates High School


    Ronald Guillory enjoys basketball, tennis, and playing keyboard at his church. His lists his favorite subject as mathematics, and says he plans to attend either Prairie View A&M University or Stanford University to study mechanical engineering. He attended Turner Elementary and Ryan Middle schools before graduating from Yates.


    Guillory is a member of the Coin Club, the Music Club, and the National Honor Society. He also serves as an actor in his school’s Theatre Group. Guillory has been recognized for his outstanding performance by the Rice University Math Institute, the Prairie View Summer Transportation Institute, and Community Voices for Public Education. He is also the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship from Prairie View A&M University.