Summer Creek High School student crowned Miss Top Teen of America
- Written by Jeffry Tupa
Kristen Alexis McGruder was recently crowned Miss Top Teen of America, Sugar Valley Chapter at the eleventh annual Blue and Silver Ball. Kristen is daughter of Adrien and Keisha McGruder, the maternal granddaughter of Bobby and Ruth Buffington and the paternal granddaughter of Rev. Richard and Gwen Brown. She is the big sister of Adrien and Anthony. She has been a member of Sugar Valley Top Teens for five years and serves as financial secretary. She is also a member of Christian Tabernacle Church. Kristen has excelled academically while being involved in various school activities. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Leadership Team, Student Council and the Humble ISD AP/Dual Credit Program. She is in the top 20 percent of her class at Summer Creek High School and will graduate with 15 dual credit hours from Lone Star College-Kingwood. She plans to major in Forensics at Sam Houston State University and become a crime scene investigator.