2022 Valedictorians

TaylorAnn Ammassi | Grace Andrade | Jon Crabtree | Alicia Daraban | Isabella Flores | Ryden Matsuda | Mason Pritts | Jack Saito

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TaylorAnn Ammasi

TaylorAnn is the daughter of April Ammasi and Joshua Ammasi. She is a member of the Medical Pathway, Academy of Medical Services and Culinary Arts.  After graduation, TaylorAnn plans to attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa, majoring in Exploratory Health Sciences.

Co-curricular Activities/Awards/Recognitions include:

  • Student Council Class Secretary 2018-2022

  • Student Ambassador 2019-2022

  • HOSA 2019-2021 (1st place Behavioral Health for state competition), 2021-2022 (1st place Pharmacology for state competition)

  • 2nd place Health Services Problem-Based Assessment (PBA) Districts 2021-2022

  • Member, E Ola Pono 2019-2022

TaylorAnn Ammasi

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Grace Andrade

Grace is the daughter of Sherri Andrade and JR Andrade.  She is a member of the Medical Pathway, Academy of Medical Services and Culinary Arts.  After graduation, Grace plans to attend Oregon State University, majoring in Biology.

Co-curricular Activities/Awards/Recognitions include:

  • Track and Field 2018-2022

  • Castle Dance Ensemble 2019-2022

  • National Technical Honor Society 2021-2022

  • HOSA 2021-2022

  • Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology Club 2019-2020

Grace Andrade

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Jon Crabtree

Jon is the son of Andrea Crabtree and Toney Crabtree.  He is a member of the Engineering Pathway, Academy of Innovation.  After graduation, Jon plans to attend Windward Community College, majoring in Information Technology

Co-curricular Activities/Awards/Recognitions include:

  • Cross-Country 2018-2022

  • Cross Country MVP, 2019-2020

  • Track and Field 2018-2022

  • National Honor Society Officer (Secretary) 2021-2022

  • Seaperch  2019-2020

Jon Crabtree

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Alicia Daraban

Alicia is the daughter of Richelle Daraban and Christopher Daraban.  She is a member of the Engineering Pathway, Academy of Innovation.  After graduation, Alicia plans to attend Windward Community College, majoring in Computer Science.

Co-curricular Activities/Awards/Recognitions include:

  • Japan Wizards 2018-2019

  • CTE Honors 2022

  • Key Club Honors 2022

  • 2nd Place in the Systems Software (SOFT) Category for the Senior

  • Division in the Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair (HSSEF) 2022

  • International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Finalist 2021-2022

Alicia Daraban

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Isabella Flores

Isabella is the daughter of Heather Flores and Peter Flores.  She is a member of the Medical Pathway, Academy of Medical Services and Culinary Arts.  After graduation, Isabella plans to attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa, majoring in Exploratory Health Sciences.

Co-curricular Activities/Awards/Recognitions include:

  • HOSA 2019-2022

  • Graduation Chair, Knights Student Association 2021-2022 

  • Student Ambassador 2019-2022 

  • Second place in Health Services PBA (Problem-Based Assessment) Districts 2021-2022 

  • Saxophone Section Leader, Castle High School Band 2021-2022

Isabella Flores

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Ryden Matsuda

Ryden is the son of Casey Matsuda and Ryan Matsuda.  He is a member of the Engineering Pathway, Academy of Innovation.  After graduation, Ryden plans to attend the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

Co-curricular Activities/Awards/Recognitions include:

  • Castle Seaperch Team Member 2018-2019, 2021-2022

  • National Honor Society 2020-2022

  • Eagle Scout May 2022

  • AVID Program Student 2018-2022

  • UH Manoa Provost Scholarship Recipient

Ryden Matsuda

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Mason Pritts

Mason is the son of Cindy Pritts and Richard Pritts.  He is a member of Business Pathway, Academy of Arts and Business.  After graduation, Mason will attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa, majoring in General Business.

Co-curricular Activities/Awards/Recognitions include:

  • UH Manoa Provost Achievement Scholarship Recipient

  • National Honor Society 2020-2022

  • Key Club 2019-2022 

  • CHS Swim Team 2018-2022

Mason Pritts

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Jack Saito

Jack is the son of Christine Tomooka-Saito and Ryan Saito.  He is a member of the Engineering Pathway, Academy of Innovation.  After graduation, Jack plans to attend the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Co-curricular Activities/Awards/Recognitions include:

  • Robotics Team Captain 2018-2022

  • Bassoonist/Trombonist, Castle High School Band 2018-2022

  • Bassoonist, Hawai'i Youth Symphony Orchestra  2018-2020

  • International Science and Engineering Fair Finalist 2021

  • NASA SEES Internship 2021

Jack Saito

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