COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School announced its valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2017 Monday afternoon.

Madyson Stricker, valedictorian
Andrew Jagger, salutatorian

Madyson Grace Stricker is the school’s valedictorian. She is the daughter of James and Beth Stricker, of South Whitley. Madyson plans to attend Indiana University in the fall to double major in informatics and political science.

Andrew Jagger, salutatorian, is the son of Ryan and Leah Jagger, of Columbia City. Jagger plans to attend IPFW in the fall to study mechanical engineering.

The Class of 2017 will graduate Friday, June 9 at 6 p.m. in the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium.


  1. Garrett Harter of Columbia City, Indiana did this to his son Seth for cutting his hair with Garrett’s Hair Clippers, coloring on a wall of the family home, and urinating in a drinking cup!!! Where was the supervision and WHY was this the punishment??? This is MY Grandson. He has a twin brother named Thadius. The five year old twins will be in Kindergarten at Mary Raber Elementay next school year. Please PRAY to our God for the safety of my grandsons!!!!!!!
    If you see anything that you believe is not acceptable with my little men PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE call IN CPS and report it!!!!