Deric McCurry, the son of Eddie and Cari McCurry, is the 2014 Salutatorian at Sudan High School. Deric has participated in several activities and been a part of several organizations in high school including speech and debate, band, UIL academics, 4-H, FFA, National Honors Society, and Student Council. He has been a four-year State UIL Academic qualifier and three-year drum major for Sudan High School. Some of his most memorable moments have included being a Silver-Medalist in Informative Speaking at the UIL State Meet in 2013 and being a two-time National Speech and Debate Tournament Qualifier. He plans to attend Austin College in Sherman, Texas, this fall and will major in political science and minor in international economics and finance. He hopes of one day becoming an attorney, businessman, and politician.