Finishing out their eighth grade year at Rochelle Junior High school as class valedictorian and salutatorian are Romano Vargas and Paul Garretson. Romano is the son of Eliceo and Socorro Vargas. He completes the year as valedictorian with a grade point average of 90.5. He was active in football, basketball, track and cross country. His future plans include attending Angelo State University to major in pre-law and hopefully attend the University of Texas Law School. Paul is class salutatorian and the son of John and Adella Spencer and Clifford Garretson. He will enter high school with an 89.5 GPA. He was active in football, tennis, track, band and was recognized as the third highest accelerated reader. He hopes to some day write suspense stories and would like to attend Baylor University in Waco and play college football for the Baylor Bears.