2017-05-17 / Celebrations & Milestones

Sandusky announces top seniors

Allyson E. Blank Allyson E. Blank Sandusky High School has announced the salutatorian and valedictorians of the Class of 2017.


Allyson E. Blank is the daughter of Aaron and LuAnn Blank of Sandusky. She has a 3.96 grade point average. Allyson is planning to pursue a 4-year college degree with a focus in mathematics or health sciences. Over the course of her high school career, she has been active in volleyball, softball and basketball. Allyson was selected to play in the 2017 All- Thumb All- Star game. She also received the 4-year varsity award for volleyball. Allyson has been active with the student council, Sanilac County Youth Advisory Council, National Honor Society and the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall project. She was nominated for the Patten Scholarship and is receiving the Academic Excellence Award from Central Michigan University.

Emily R. Morris Emily R. Morris VALEDICTORIANS

Emily R. Morris is the daughter of John and Jody Morris of Sandusky. She has a 4.0 grade point average. Emily is planning to attend Oakland University to pursue a career in health sciences. She will also be auditioning for a position with Oakland’s pep band. During her high school years, Emily has written for the Sandusky Tribune, participated in band, jazz band, solo ensemble, drama, cross country and track. She has also served in student government as secretary and treasurer, Academic Games captain and is National Honor Society secretary. Emily is planning a motivational production with a peer group and has done tutoring locally. She has participated in two community projects, the Flags of Remembrance and the Vietnam Moving Wall. She has received both the Oakland University Distinguished Scholar award and the Oakland University Geographic Region award.

Amanda N. Mrozek Amanda N. Mrozek Amanda N. Mrozek is the daughter of Scott and Donna Mrozek of Sandusky. She has a 4.0 grade point average. Amanda is planning to attend Central Michigan University to pursue a degree in secondary education with a major in English. Amanda plans to continue her passion for marching band as a member of the Marching Chips. While attending high school, Amanda has been a drum major, competitive cheerleader and a sideline cheerleader. She has also participated in track, tennis, English Academic Games, quiz bowl, drama club, student council, National Honor Society, 4-H and honors band. Amanda has participated in several community projects including the Vietnam Moving Wall, the Flags of Remembrance, and the Kansas Wildfire Relief effort. She is a recipient of the Sanilac County Honors Band scholarship and the Centralis Award from CMU.

Crystal Tovar Crystal Tovar Crystal Tovar is the daughter of Mario and Katie Tovar of Sandusky. She has a 4.0 grade point average. Crystal is planning to attend Spring Arbor University and will potentially pursue a double major in speech/ministry and exercise science/ pre-med. She has excelled as a gymnast, winning medals at the state and regional levels. Crystal has also been a state qualifier in track and field and cross country. She has participated in MMTA piano, theatre, church youth group and 4-H as well as community projects including The Moving Wall and Food-4-Friends. Crystal has received the Academic (Trustee) Scholarship and the Athletic Scholarship from Spring Arbor University.

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