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Genesee Valley Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Val and Sal 2021 Genesee Valley Central School (GVCS) is proud to announce this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2021.

Kayci Bigelow, daughter of Jennifer and Bill Bigelow, has been named valedictorian with a cumulative grade point average of 96.55.

During her time at Genesee Valley, Kayci attended the New Visions Program at the Career and Technical Education Center at Belmont. New Visions is an elective program for high school seniors who plan to attend college and major in a health-related field.

Kayci has been an active participant in GVCS athletics, playing soccer, basketball, volleyball, and softball. She has also been involved in NHS, yearbook, the youth government program, and student government. Kayci works part time at Off Duty restaurant in Belmont.

Kayci plans to attend St. John Fisher College and major in Chemistry with a Pharmacy track.

Avery Grusendorf, daughter of Holly and Shawn Grusendorf, has been named the salutatorian of the Class of 2021 with a cumulative grade point average of 95.6.

Avery has served as Vice President of her class for all four years of high school. She has been a member of NHS, Ski Club, FBLA and LOTE.  She has played on the GVCS softball and soccer teams, and also served as captain for both the girls and boys varsity volleyball teams.

Avery’s musical involvement includes select choir, concert band, marching band, and a role in the musical, “Newsies.” She works part-time at 3 Bums Pizza in Angelica and East Wind Landscape Nursery in Belmont.

Avery plans to attend the Alfred State Nursing program with hopes to eventually become a doctor specializing in women’s health.