Heather Crew, left, and Anna Bennett, pictured at WRAL Azalea Gardens, are two of Wake County’s 29 valedictorians this year. They’re also first cousins. Crew is valedictorian at Leesville Road High School. Bennett is graduating from Fuquay-Varina High School. They say being at the top of their respective classes has brought them closer together.
Heather Crew, left, and Anna Bennett, pictured at WRAL Azalea Gardens, are two of Wake County’s 29 valedictorians this year. They’re also first cousins. Crew is valedictorian at Leesville Road High School. Bennett is graduating from Fuquay-Varina High School. They say being at the top of their respective classes has brought them closer together. Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com
Heather Crew, left, and Anna Bennett, pictured at WRAL Azalea Gardens, are two of Wake County’s 29 valedictorians this year. They’re also first cousins. Crew is valedictorian at Leesville Road High School. Bennett is graduating from Fuquay-Varina High School. They say being at the top of their respective classes has brought them closer together. Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com

Wake County valedictorians share top ranks – and family pride

June 03, 2016 3:54 PM