By Barry Eberling
They are the 86 students who during their soon-to-end local high school careers made getting A grades routine.
On Thursday evening, they stepped to the balloon-lined stage at the Fairfield Community Center to be celebrated. They shook hands with the local mayors and school board members and other dignitaries as the crowd applauded.
But before the 2014 Highest Honors Award Ceremony came four years of striving. The highest honors students had to master the secrets of academic achievement.