JARRELL — The top two graduates of Jarrell’s Class of 2019 were recently announced.
Jarrell High School valedictorian, Parker Fitzner, graduates with a 4.64 grade point average. Parker is the son of Dean and Tammy Fitzner.
Salutatorian of the Class of 2019 is Corinne Dundas, who graduates with a 4.51 grade point average. Corrine is the daughter of Mike and Anne Dundas.
Fitzner has been involved in Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Student Council, Interact Club, Key Club, National Honor Society and was treasurer of the junior class. Parker lettered in baseball for all four years, and was named a Region IV Top 40 Player for 2019.
Parker will attend the University of Texas at Dallas to study engineering and play baseball. He also has a summer internship with HDR Engineering.
He will remember most the friendships and relationships made during his time at Jarrell High School.
Parker said, “The one thing I’ve learned is to never be afraid of failing.”
During her time at Salado High School, Corrine was a member of the National Honor Society. She was secretary of the Interact Club and was junior class secretary.
She put in 326 service hours with First Baptist Church in Georgetown.
Corrine was named to first team All District in basketball and lettered all four years in basketball and track.
She will attend Texas A&M Nursing School.
A quote Corrine values was by Professor Hoag. “Go be the change you want to see in the world.”
Graduation ceremonies were Thursday at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.