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Trinity Christian School valedictorian Anne Tanner Murray
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Trinity Christian School valedictorian Anne Tanner Murray

Since beginning her education as a kindergartner at Trinity Christian School, Anne Tanner Murray has done a lot of helping herself, making near perfect marks in every class thrown her way.
    As a result, the 2012 Trinity Christian valedictorian now has a chance to help others.
    Murray, who says she is proud to earn the valedictorian title she always pined for, will begin taking college classes this fall en route to a job serving the sick and hurt.
    “I am definitely interested in, and want to go into the medical field,” Murray said. “I would like to be a nurse.”
    Murray says she has always enjoyed science-related courses and opportunities to learn more about medical professions.
    “I volunteered at the East Georgia Medical Center for a summer (a couple of years ago), and my senior project was on immature infants — so I was able study, and interview a doctor and nurse,” she said. “I really enjoyed it.”
    Murray says she plans on taking a first step toward her career aspirations by enrolling this fall in the Pre-Nursing program at the University of Georgia — she already has earned a college credit in a course offered by Georgia Southern University earlier this year.
    The straight-A student, who also played volleyball and basketball while at Trinity, doesn’t yet know if she will later transfer to another school — like Georgia Southern — to complete her nursing degree after finishing the pre-nursing program in Athens.
    While attending Trinity, Murray was a part of the school’s Student Council, Beta Club and Choir.
    She also was named an honor society student.
    “I’m proud to be valedictorian,” she said. “It is something I always wanted to achieve. It was a goal of mine.”
    Trinity Christian School hosted its graduation service Friday at Trinity Presbyterian Church.

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