Board of Ed Honors Top 20 for the GCHS Class of 2014

The Glen Cove Board of Education, in conjunction with Glen Cove High School honored the Top 20 academically ranked members of the Class of 2014 in a ceremony held during the January 13 Board planning meeting.

Glen Cove High School Principal Roseann Cirnigliaro, Assistant Principal Allen Hudson and Assistant Principal Nadine Wheeler introduced the high school’s top academic achievers, listing the many extracurricular groups and academic clubs for which these students belong, including Student Government, Mock Trial, Masquers, Model UN, DECA and numerous athletic teams and musical performing groups.  They also noted some of the fine post-secondary institutions for which the Top 20 have been accepted into, including Cornell, Georgetown, Penn State, Tulane, Indiana, Drexel, Purdue, Temple, Towson, and University of Pittsburgh, to name a few. Each member of the Top 20 was awarded a certificate of recognition signed by Superintendent of Schools Maria L. Rianna and Ms. Cirnigliaro.

Samantha DiPaola is the Class of 2014 Valedictorian. Hans Ring is the Salutatorian and Andrew Schuck is the Honorarian (ranked 3rd academically). The following students complete the Top 20: Daniel Wlodarczyk, Madison Dratch, Jackelyn Hayduk, Inked Sodhi, Claudia Kolanovic, Natalie Tenke, Dakota Herman, Sean Tan, Elizabeth Willson, Charles Daniele, Gillian Farnan, Kaitlin Sobelman, Michael Burrell, Alessandra Cappiello, Tianna Stephens, Maxine Lizaso and Hailey Aleman. The students' weighted grade point averages range from 96.31-103.76.

Congratulations to these students on all of their hard work and dedication to achieving excellence.