Chase Cooper, son of Mark and Kim Cooper, was the valedictorian of the Junction High School class of 2011. He is the grandson of Roy and Sheila Cooper, and great-grandson of Clara Velma Starks and Viletha Cooper. Chase has received numerous academic awards during his four years of high school and participated in football, tennis, the Spanish Club and One Act Play. Chase is a member of the National Honor Society and JHS Student Council. He is now beginning classes at the University of Texas in Austin where he has been accepted into the Red McCombs School of Business.