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Bucks County twins share Neumann valedictorian honor


Jacqueline and Victoria Schneider, twins from Holland, Bucks County, shared Neumann University’s valedictorian honor, presented at the annual Academic Awards Convocation on April 26.

According to the Office of Academic Affairs, it was the first time in Neumann’s 54-year history that the valedictory medal was awarded to two students.

Jacqueline is a criminal justice major, who has played ice hockey and softball throughout her years at the university. She is pursuing career opportunities at the Department of Homeland Security and the Philadelphia Police Department.

An early childhood education major, Victoria also plays softball and competes with her sister to earn playing time at first base. She has applied to several elementary schools in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs and hopes to land a position teaching second to fourth grade.

The valedictorians will address their classmates at Neumann University’s Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 11.