Mattie Zimmer, a resident of Arabi, LA, was named Holy Rosary High School’s Valedictorian for the 2017-18 school year. She will attend The University of New Orleans on the prestigious Homer L. Hitt Presidential Scholarship. Zimmer has been inducted into UNO Honors Program and will major in Mathematics. Zimmer is also the recipient of the St. Bernard Volunteers for Family & Community Scholarship, St. Bernard Parish Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship, Actuarial Foundation Scholarship, and Eric Marder Fund Scholarship.
Mattie has autism, Mitochondrial Disease, Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID), Spina Bifida Occulta, and a number of other medical conditions.