South Adams announces 2014 valedictorian and salutatorian
Erika Miller, daughter of John and Kristina Miller, has been named valedictorian of the 2014 graduating class of South Adams High School. She has a GPA of 4.07 on a 4.0-point scale.
Miller has been involved in tennis for four years, soccer for two years, National Honor Society for two years, a cappella choir for four years, jazz band for four years, and musical for two years. She was captain of the tennis team for two years and captain of the soccer team for one year. Outside of school, she has been an active member of the First Mennonite Church youth group for six years and has traveled to Haiti twice with Dots in Blue Water to install water purification systems.
Miller has been on the Honor Roll throughout her high school career and was awarded the South Adams Example of Excellence award for her work with Dots in Blue Water. She has achieved second team all-conference in soccer and the Starfire Award for her leadership on the tennis team. She was chosen to represent South Adams at the HOBY Conference in Indianapolis. She went to state solo and ensemble contest three years and earned a total of six gold medals from the Indiana State Music Association. She was student of the year in English, algebra 2, history, and composition.
In her free time, Miller enjoys playing the piano, terrorizing her older sister, watching Downton Abbey, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. She plans to attend Goshen College to major in History and Pre-Law.
Allison Sprunger, daughter of Eric Sprunger and Catherine Sprunger, has been named salutatorian of the South Adams High School class of 2014. She has a GPA of 4.04 on a 4.0-point scale.
Sprunger has been involved in a cappella choir for two years, National Honor Society for two years, South Adams musicals for two years, concert band for two years, and basketball for one year. Outside of school, she has been an active member of the First Mennonite Church youth group for six years, First Mennonite Church youth praise band for three years, and First Mennonite Church youth hand bell choir for three years.
A few of the awards Sprunger has received include the Frederic Chopin Piano Award, the Outstanding Senior Math Award, and Honor Roll throughout high school. She was also named student of the year for Chemistry and Algebra II. She has gone to the state solo and ensemble contest for two years for piano and choir.
In her free time, Sprunger enjoys playing piano, watching movies, biking, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. She looks forward to attending Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall and majoring in Medical Technology with the goal of becoming a clinical laboratory scientist.
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