Valedictorian and salutatorian announced

Published 6:00 am Friday, May 15, 2020

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Graceyn Cubbage and Jordan Smith have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian of Cumberland High School.


Cubbage is the daughter of Kenny and Karen Cubbage of Farmville. She will be attending the University of Virginia in order to major in global studies. She is a member of the CHS color guard and the National Honor Society.


Smith is the son of Todd Smith and Lacie Womack of Farmville. He will be attending Virginia Tech to pursue a major in environmental studies. Smith is a member of the CHS varsity baseball team.

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Cumberland High School Principal Eugene Williams said the 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian are two highly motivated students who shine both in and out of the classroom.

Due to current social distancing protocols resulting from COVID-19, the traditional graduation ceremony has been postponed until Saturday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. However, a virtual graduation will be presented on YouTube and other social media platforms on May 26.