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Griffin, Alberts Recognized As Top Miller Grove 8th Graders

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Eli Griffin and Janie Alberts are recognized as the top Miller Grove 8th graders.

Eli Griffin, MG 8th Grade 2022 valedictorian

Eli Griffin has been named valedictorian of the 8th grade graduating class of 2022 with an overall grade point average of 92.4. 

Eli is the son of Cyndi and Dean Williams and has one sibling: his Uncle Jeremy.

As a Hornet athlete, Eli has competed in basketball, baseball, cross country, and track. He is also a member of Miller Grove FFA.

Outside of school, Eli enjoys working out, playing basketball, and hanging out with his friends.

His future short-term goals include playing on the varsity basketball team, and making it to a state competition in running. His long-term goals are going to college and owning his own business. 

Janie Alberts secured the Miller Grove 8th grade salutatorian spot with an overall average of 91.3.

Janie Alberts, MG 8th Grade 2022 salutatorian

Janie is the daughter of Bill and Maggie Alberts. Her siblings are Colleen, Merry, and Katie Alberts.

As a member of the Miller Grove FFA Chapter, Janie competes in LDE and CDE contests. She is also a Lady Hornet, competing on the junior high basketball team.

In her spare time, Janie enjoys playing video games and writing.

Janie’s future goals include being high school valedictorian and making good enough grades to get her college degree paid in full.

Eli and Janie will be honored, along with the rest of the Miller Grove 8th Grade Class of 2022, with a graduation service at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26.

Congratulations to these top Miller Grove 8th graders, and all students on their achievements.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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