Caden and Cara Brubaker

Caden and Cara Brubaker won top academic honors among this year's graduating seniors at Mansfield St. Peter's.

MANSFIELD – St. Peter’s High School announced Thursday afternoon the Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian come from the same family and share the same birthday.

Cara Brubaker earned the top honor, followed by her brother Caden who earned Salutatorian.

Cara and Caden are the children of Chad and Christina Brubaker of Mansfield. Chad is a Captain for the Mansfield Police Department, and Christina is the principal of St. Mary of the Snows elementary school in Mansfield.

Cara will be attending The Ohio State University with a major in Neuroscience. Caden will also be attending The Ohio State University as a member of the Navy ROTC with plans to major in history.

Both Cara and Caden are scholar student-athletes and active in the school’s Department of Theater and Performing Arts. The duo also earned several thousand dollars in scholarships.

Overall, 17 students (60%) in the Class of 2021 are graduating with GPAs of 3.7 or greater and nine earned a gold tassel with a GPA of 4.0 or greater.

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