Watch and read speeches from the Valley's High School valedictorians.
- Rachel Yohn Warrior Run High School
Regardless of our future path, challenges leave us with just two choices. We can crumble in the midst of crisis, or we can learn from where we’ve been uniquely placed and let those obstacles mold us to become even stronger.
- Eric Baker Milton Area Valedictorian
I want to challenge every one of you to live each moment of your life to the fullest. If there is one thing that this pandemic has taught me, it is to cherish the time that we have and value those that we are closest to in this world.
- By Carter Knepp Midd-West Valedictorian
If this time of uncertainty teaches us anything, it is that life carries on, whether we are ready or not.
- By Tyler Barnhardt Mount Carmel valedictorian
We are a unique senior class. Together, we have endured hardships that we would have never believed to be possible.
- Seth Kline Mifflinburg valedictorian
So, Class of 2020, what I ask of all you from now on is don’t fear change. Change is not something that should have a negative connotation, but rather evoke an opportunity for growth.
- Hannah Drexler Lewisburg valedictorian
When you push your boulder up to the top of the hill, pause your work for a second and enjoy the view from the peak. The beauty of the landscape below is a reflection of your hard work. And you have earned it.
- By Morgan Everett Danville Area High School valedictorian
The unknown is inevitable, something that is completely out of our control. What is in our control is our outlook on the situation, or our ability to “make the most” of a maybe not-so-favorable reality.
- By Dillon Bohner Line Mountain Valedictorian
My last wise words come from everybody’s favorite insect, Jiminy Cricket, and they are: “If your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme.”