NEW BREMEN — Grades are finalized and New Bremen High School officially announced the valedictorian and salutatorian of the class of 2017.

Valedictorian Alexa Paulus is the daughter of Mike and Teresa Paulus. She has plans to study music therapy at Indiana Wesleyan University. She volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters and just completed a missionary trip to Greece with her church.

Sophia Fox is salutatorian. She is the daughter of Ken and Kami Fox. She plans to study biology with a pre-medicine track and play softball at Ohio Northern University.

Graduation is Sunday, May 28, at 2:30 p.m., in the high school gymnasium.

New Bremen valedictorian Alexa Paulus Bremen valedictorian Alexa Paulus

New Bremen salutatorian Sophia Fox Bremen salutatorian Sophia Fox

Staff report