Elizabeth Threlkeld was named valedictorian and Leah Huiting was named salutatorian of the Evergreen High School 2009 graduating class, and both are planning careers in science fields.
Threlkeld will be attending the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Massachusetts on a full-tuition scholarship. She plans to major in bioengineering or biomedical engineering.
With high school completed, Threlkeld is looking forward to the challenges of college.
“I’m excited to learn things that I can be more passionate about,” she said.