Rockwall ISD is excited to recognize Rockwall-Heath High School senior, Junta Chanthavisay, as our last “Saluting our Graduates” profile.
Junta is a graduate from Rockwall-Heath High School Class of 2016. She plans on attending the University of Texas at Arlington for a year before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin to major in nursing.
In August 2009, Junta was diagnosed with Thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder that requires blood transfusions. Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin.
To hear Junta’s full story please see the video below.