This year’s salutatorian is Kyle Bettwy, who is the son of Mary Jo and Mark Bettwy of Clarion. Kyle is a member of National Honor Society, the Robotics team and Clarion Singers. He had earned Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America. Additionally, he is the captain of both the cross country team and track and field team and a member of the Clarion Riversharks swim team. Kyle plans to attend Pennsylvania State University at University Park, majoring in microbiology.
Margaret C. Luthin - Valedictorian
Margaret C. Luthin, the daughter of Kay Fineran Luthin and Herb Luthin of Clarion, is the valedictorian of Clarion Area’s Class of 2016. Margaret, the vice-president of the Class of 2016, is also a member of the student council, youth council, reading competition and National Honor Society. She has been involved in concert band, marching band, jazz band, honors band, and District and Regional Band. She is a member of choir, county choir and held the lead role of Maria in “West Side Story”. Margaret will be attending Davidson Honors College at the University of Montana with an undecided major.