Category Archives: Vipers

VHS graduates 647 students, shines with academic high achievers

Nearly 650 Vandegrift students graduated on June 1 at 8 a.m. at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park.

Leander ISD graduated more than 2,500 students last weekend including 647 from the Vandegrift class of 2019.

“Is there a better time of year than graduation,” asked Dan Troxell, LISD superintendent. “I am truly inspired and honored to tell people that our current group of public school students – from kindergarten to this graduating class – is the finest collection of young people I have seen in my more than 30 years in education.”  

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Viper Walks connect graduating seniors with their elementary schools

Th e class of 2019 graduating Vandegrift seniors took to the halls of their elementary schools on Friday for the annual Viper Walk. River Ridge, Steiner Ranch, Laura W. Bush, Grandview and River Place elementary schools all hosted Viper Walks on May 31.

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VHS trombonist releases electronic dance music

Kurt Wokoek, a junior trombone player at Vandegrift, writes electronic dance music and is being represented by AWAL out of London.

Kurt Wokoek, a junior at Vandegrift, got his first big break in December. He’s been writing EDM, electronic dance music, for several years but during Christmas break, Wokoek received the email he’d been anxiously waiting for, AWAL was going to represent him.

AWAL is a British distribution company and record label with its headquarters in London. They handle distribution, data analytics, artist marketing, playlist and radio, and funding of the artists they represent.

AWAL handles some big names like Don Diablo, deadmau5, R3HAB, and Madison Beer, to name a few.

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