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York, Grubb to lead FCHS Class of 2017

VEEDERSBURG — The valedictorian and salutatorian of the Fountain Central High School 2017 graduating class will speak at the commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. May 26 in the high school gymnasium.

Valedictorian Dylan York is the son of James and Jackie York of Veedersburg. He maintained a 3.96 GPA while being involved with a wide variety of activities, including: Varsity Football, Varsity Baseball, Varsity Track and Field, Spirit Lifting, Mustang Mentors, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Mustang Maniacs.

York will graduate with an academic honors diploma. He plans to attend Ivy Tech Community College to obtain an associate degree and transfer to a four-year university to obtain his bachelor’s degree in nursing. York plans to work as a surgical nurse before obtaining his nurse anesthetist license.

Salutatorian Erin Grubb is the daughter of Brian Grubb of Veedersburg and Keri Mears of Plant City, Florida. She was an active member of several activities and clubs, including: Anti-Bullying Club, Spanish Club, Student Council, National Honors Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Cheerleading, Mustang Mentors and Math Bowl. She is Senior Class Secretary and Treasurer of the National Honors Society.

Grubb has maintained a 3.95 GPA and will graduate with an academic honors diploma. She plans to attend IUPUI to major in business, pursuing a career that involves her love for math.