Valedictorian Madelina Huffman, a graduate of Harding Academy, followed her passion for beauty wherever it led, from performing an operetta to marveling over a mathematical formula. Over her four years at SCA, Madelina has been honored for excellence in Geometry, Literature, French, Chemistry, and History, along with her membership in three honors societies. Madelina also devoted considerable time to volunteering both in and out of school. One of the most evident gifts for which she has been known at St. Cecilia is that of her musical talent. With a voice at once powerful and angelic, Madelina starred often on the SCA stage, most notably as Ariel in "The Little Mermaid." While she was involved in many different areas of school life, she was known for her balance, and told younger students, "Work hard and always do the best you can, but know that one bad grade won't destroy your GPA, college plans, or life. If you don't know the material by midnight, stop studying and go to bed. You will be fine." Madelina will attend Vanderbilt University this fall.