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Cruce carries on family tradition

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By MARK VIOLA / Staff writer

When it was announced Taylor County High School (TCHS) senior Katherine Claire Cruce would be valedictorian for the Class of 2014, it was not only the culmination of years of hard work and dedication, it was also the continuation of a family tradition.

Her sister, Tori Cruce Hollar, was valedictorian of the TCHS Class of 1999, and her brother Nate Cruce was third in his graduating class. Her father, Clyde Cruce, former principal at both TCHS and Perry Primary School, was also valedictorian of his own class, as was his mother before him.

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