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Local graduate chosen as college valedictorian

By: Staff report
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Amanda Nelson, a 2004 grad- uate of Granite Bay High School, has completed her bachelor of science degree in nutrition at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. At the June 14 graduation ceremony, Nelson was valedictorian for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. The college had a graduating class of approximately 4,000 students. Nelson graduated with a grade point average of 3.97. Her future plans include beginning a combined program for a master’s degree in nutritional sciences and a dietetic internship through Cal State Long Beach. She is currently interested in becoming the director of a school district’s lunch program.