West Forest High School Honors Valedictorian Christopher Pedersen and Salutatorian Travis Swartz

Valedictorian – Christopher Pedersen

Christopher is the son of Julie and Chris Pedersen. He has one sibling, Lorraine. Christopher is the

Valedictorian – Christopher Pedersen

Treasurer of the Class of 2019, Vice President of National Honor Society, and Captain of Envirothon. He is also a member of Foreign Language Club, Varsity Club, Band, Chorus, Drama Club, Yearbook, and Gifted. Christopher participated in Golf, Basketball, and Baseball. He was on Homecoming Court. Throughout his academic career, he has received the Presidential Excellence Gold Award, the Envirothon Award, the Lions Club Academic Award, the KSAC Scholarship, the Thomas D. Fulton Award, the Ruth and Vernon Taylor Valedictorian Award, the Moose Club Scholarship, the Bausch and Lomb Science Award, the President’s Education Award, and the American Legion Auxiliary Award. Christopher’s plans are to attend Penn State, Behrend to major in Chemical Engineering.

Salutatorian – Travis Swartz

Salutatorian – Travis Swartz

Travis is the son of Kevin and Kelly Swartz. He has five sisters, Jessica, Megan, Morgan, Rebecca, and Elizabeth. Travis is the President and Secretary of the National Honor Society, Treasurer of Student Council, and President of Drama Club. He participated in Drama Club and Baseball. Throughout his academic career, he received the Humanities/Social Studies Award, Senator Scott Hutchinson Good Citizenship Award, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 334 Award, Red Cross Blood Drive Scholarship, President’s Educational Excellence Award, and the Ruth and Vernon Taylor Salutatorian Award.  Travis’ future plans are to attend Clarion University for Secondary Education Mathematics.
These seniors were honored by West Forest High School during it’s 59th Annual Induction Ceremony  of the Harold Seigworth Chapter of the National Honor Society on May 17th for meeting high standards of character, scholarship, leadership, and service.