Lubbock-Cooper High School named Saugat Parajulee as valedictorian for the class of 2013. Saugat, son of Megha and Sharmila Parajulee, of Lubbock, graduates with a grade point average of 107.3. He plans to attend Texas Tech University and major in Pre-Med and Finance.
Saugat served as President of the National Honor Society and Captain in the Pirate Pride Band and was a member of the President's Council. He has received the American Citizenship Award and the President's Endowed Merit Scholarship from Texas Tech University.
Saugat also competed on the UIL Academic team. On the District level he placed 2nd in Accounting and 2nd place team in Calculator Application and Number Sense. He was a regional qualifier in Accounting, Calculator Applications and Number Sense.
Saugat's favorite activities involve traveling, hanging out with his friends and playing basketball