Penns Valley students celebrate milestone

From CDT staff reports

School: Penns Valley Area Senior High School

Class: 2017

Number of graduates: 115

Colors: The female graduates wore white caps and gowns while the male graduates wore blue caps and gowns. All graduates had a blue and white tassel with a gold 2017 medallion.

Principal: Dustin Dalton

Student speaker: Colton Wenrick, senior class president

Keynote speakers: Barry Rossman, Penns Valley Class of 1967

Valedictorian: Six students shared the honor of valedictorian —Alexis Feidler, Martha Dunkelberger, Payton Bell, Virginia Stattel, Aubrey Feinour and David Krum.

Student memories: Graduating senior Michaela Wallingford said one of her favorite memories at Penns Valley Area High School was this year during the senior class prank. “We ran some Mario Cart races through the hallway and we threw candy into the rooms, so that was pretty great,” Wallingford said. Graduating senior Garrett Fleck said some of his favorite memories included “playing football every Friday night with all of my friends.” Fellow graduating senior and twin brother Trevor Fleck said it was his teachers who made Penns Valley Area High School so special. “We have the best teachers around, it’s just a great community and all of us are really close knit,” Trevor Fleck.