A.C. Jones High School valedictorian Taylor Castillo, along with other outstanding scholars from around the Coastal Bend, attended the Flint Hills Resources’ and Koch Pipeline Company, LP’s annual scholars banquet, recognizing South Texas students for their academic achievements through the Outstanding Scholar Recognition program, on May 21 at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi. Dr. Mark Escamilla, president of Del Mar College, was the guest speaker. Taylor was given an outstanding achievement certificate, a gift certificate and a small gift. She is pictured here with Larry Van Horn, vice president of Koch Pipeline Company, LP in Corpus Christi. Not pictured are Clay Brown and Brittany Treviño, both of Pettus High School, who also attended.