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5/21/2014 7:48:00 AM
First-ever senior class at Canyon View; classmates close out high school years together
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Cassie Glisson, Salutatorian, left, and Crystal Maiorana, Valedictorian, will graduate Thursday.
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Cassie Glisson, Salutatorian, left, and Crystal Maiorana, Valedictorian, will graduate Thursday.
Sue Tone
Reporter

The ten graduating seniors at Canyon View High School have shared a lot of "firsts."

"We're the first graduating class, the first valedictorian and salutatorian, the first athletic teams," said Crystal Maiorana, valedictorian and also first class president and first homecoming queen. "We are all going to be remembered, all nine of us, by the teachers and the other kids."

Maiorana said about 28 students enrolled as sophomores when Canyon View first opened three years ago. Nine original students will graduate Thursday, with one "new" student who arrived this year as a senior.

Small classes and teachers who care about students are what attracted Maiorana to the school.

She has taken business classes through the dual enrollment program with Yavapai College, and intends to enroll in cosmetology classes.

She's worked for Rue 21 at Gateway Mall for two years and currently manages the store.

"I have an interest in retail and fashion designing. I mostly draw, but I like putting together outfits," she said.

Tall and slender, Maiorana also played on the school's volleyball, basketball, soccer and softball teams.

Both she and salutatorian Cassie Glisson are graduating with a 4.0 grade point average.

Glisson said she first met Maiorana as a ninth-grader at Prescott Valley High School. They entered Canyon View together and have remained friends throughout the rest of their high school years."Everybody feels like a family here," Glisson said.

She will enroll in the nursing program at Yavapai College and eventually will transfer to Arizona State University. Her goal is to become a traveling nurse and see the world, citing Central America, Ireland and Scotland as her top destinations, followed by Germany.

"I want to go see the Anne Frank Memorial. I read her diary over and over. I really like history," Glisson said.

The 10 seniors making up the Canyon View High School Class of 2014 will graduate Thursday, May 22.


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