Three young women are the top scholars of this year’s Cedarcrest graduating class – valedictorian Erica Debrecht and salutatorians Haley Knox and Cara Strodel.
Cedarcrest salutatorian Haley Knox, valedictorian Erica Debrecht and salutatorian Cara Strodel. Photo by Leanne Christensen, RSD
Besides earning top grades, all have involved themselves in challenging educational, volunteer and athletic activities, earning numerous awards along the way.
During her years at CHS, valedictorian Erica Debrecht has taken advantage of the many academic and extracurricular activities available to her and has also been the recipient of countless awards.
Erica has been a National Honor Society member and on the Honor Roll since 2007, captain of CHS Color Guard, captain of Girls Soccer, a member of DECA, Random Acts of Kindness, was the recipient of the Wellesley College Book Award, the Masonic Remarkable Student Award and was chosen for the Rotary Youth Exchange to Germany in 2010. Amazingly, she has been able to accomplish all of this, not to mention challenging courses such as AP calculus and AP English; all the while achieving a GPA of 4.0.
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