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Cactus Shadows announces valedictorian and salutatorian for class of 2016

3/23/16

SCOTTSDALE – Congratulations to Cactus Shadows High School’s Nicole Curnutt, valedictorian for the class of 2016 and Maya Glicksman, salutatorian for the class of 2016.

Curnutt has been a student in the Cave Creek Unified School District since kindergarten. She attended Lone Mountain Elementary School, Desert Arroyo Middle School/Sonoran Trails Middle School, and then Cactus Shadows High School. She lives with her family in Cave Creek. Curnutt will be going to college to study Biochemistry and then on to medical school, where she hopes to pursue a career in genetic research. She hasn’t selected a school yet, but has been accepted at U of A, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Rochester, and University of San Diego.

Glicksman has been a student in the Cave Creek Unified School District since 6th grade. She attended Desert Arroyo Middle School/Sonoran Trails Middle School, followed by Cactus Shadows High School. She lives with her family in Cave Creek. Glicksman will be attending Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, in the fall of 2016.

Congratulations to these exceptional students!