Oro Valley took a moment during the Nov. 16 council session to honor another of the community’s youth. Grant Grimit – pictured alongside Councilmember Mary Snider – has the right to call himself an impressive young man. Grimit is a Boy Scout who works within his local community, assisting on annual food drives and community projects and is as an usher and altar server. A sixth grader at Wilson K-8, Grimit is also a straight-A student and a multi-sport athlete: baseball for the CDO Little League, cross country and soon he will begin his wrestling career. Perhaps Grimit’s greatest achievement to date are his medical battles two years ago when he underwent surgery to have a tumor removed from his spinal cord. “His story isn’t just about service to our community and personal success—it’s about overcoming incredible obstacles, that takes a lot of courage and a lot of determination for a young man,” Snider said.
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