Claire McCutcheon was named valedictorian of Faith West Academy Class of 2017. She is the daughter of Wade and Heather McCutcheon. Claire excelled in the classroom where she took Advanced Placement and Honors courses and had a four-year GPA of 4.77, as well as participated in numerous extracurricular activities. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and the National Science Honor Society. Claire was a cheerleader for the FWA Eagles that has received several State and National awards. In the fall, Claire will attend University of Texas to major in biology. Her plans are to enter Medical Science, but her specialty is undecided.
Li (Alice) Wang was named salutatorian of Faith West Academy Class of 2017. She is the daughter of Hongming Wang and Yan Yang. Alice comes from the Province of Sichuan in China. She came to America for her studies during her eighth grade year. Her accumulative GPA is 4.76. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Speech and Debate Team, Choir, Book Club, International Club and the Thespian Society. She was also a member of the Color Guard and swim team. Alice will attend University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to study business administration to become an entrepreneur.