CGHS names Top 20 students in the Class of 2021

Top 20 Students

(May 3, 2021) - Center Grove High School has named the Top 20 Students in the Class of 2021. The students were honored during a presentation on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Each student invited one elementary or middle school teacher and one high school teacher who inspired them during their academic career. The students spoke about those teachers during the program.

“We are thankful for the opportunity to gather with family members and honored teachers of this year’s CGHS Top 20 as we celebrated their brilliant minds, caring hearts and servant leadership,” said Dr. Jeff Henderson, CGHS principal. “These young adults have established the work ethic and perseverance to continue their academic and personal growth, and are well on their way to making remarkable contributions to our world. We wish them every success in life as they head off to make their mark on their universities and communities.”


Student Name

School Attending
Course of Study
Rahul Appaji


Purdue University
Biomedical Engineering (Pre-Med)

Erin Clingerman

University of Michican
Christian Durbin Purdue University School of Pharmacy Pharmacy
Lucas Embrey Purdue University Actuarial Science
Emma Hoffman Purdue University Engineering
Samuel Howe Purdue University Engineering
Taylor Jarosinski Indiana University Kinesiology (Pre-Physical Therapy)
Christina Monev New York University Finance, Investment Banking
Sarah Pack IU Kelly School of Business Business
Lauren Pagel Miami University of Ohio Business (Pre-Law)
Parthiv Patel Purdue University Computer Science (Pre-Med)
Sydney Plowman University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) Neuroscience
Bryce Rayner Purdue University School of Pharmacy Pharmacy
Taylor Smith Indiana University Biology (Pre-Med)
Mackenzie Souchon Purdue University Biochemistry
Sapna Vyas University of Texas at Dallas Healthcare Studies (Pre-Med)
Sonya Vyas Indiana University Healthcare Management, Business Administration
Olivia Wilder Kenyon College Chemistry, Studio Art
Ryan Wiseman Indiana University Computer Science, Software Engineering
Samuel Wong Purdue University Mechanical Engineering