Long Island salutatorians 2017: Roslyn to Wyandanch

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Meet Long Island's 2017 salutatorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Roslyn to Wyandanch. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.

ROSLYN HIGH SCHOOL, ABIGAIL FLYER Hometown: Roslyn Heights

ROSLYN HIGH SCHOOL, ABIGAIL FLYER Hometown: Roslyn Heights GPA: 98.90 (unweighted) Activities: National Honor Society, World Language Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Student Prints, model government, Ethics Bowl College and major: Duke University, psychology, linguistics

SACHEM HIGH SCHOOL EAST, ALICE TSAI Hometown: Holtsville

SACHEM HIGH SCHOOL EAST, ALICE TSAI Hometown: Holtsville GPA: 105.77 (weighted) Activities: Winter and spring track and field, varsity swimming captain, Tzu Chi Foundation volunteer, Math Honor Society president, Foreign Language Honor Society treasurer, National Honor Society, English Honor Society College and major: Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, science

SACHEM HIGH SCHOOL NORTH, CLAIRE RAMIREZ Hometown: Nesconset

SACHEM HIGH SCHOOL NORTH, CLAIRE RAMIREZ Hometown: Nesconset GPA: 104.77 (weighted) Activities: Swim team captain, Math team president, Euro Challenge Competition team, National Honor Society communications director, Social Studies Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, Science Honor Society College and major: Cornell University, industrial and labor relations

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SACRED HEART ACADEMY, MARGARET MINETT Hometown: Garden City

SACRED HEART ACADEMY, MARGARET MINETT Hometown: Garden City GPA: 104.02 (weighted) Activities: National Honor Society, Science Honor Society, French Honor Society, Math Honor Society, speech and debate president, dramatic interpretation team captain, president and choreographer of "The Nutcracker" production, Girl Scouts Silver Award College and major: Mount Holyoke College, biology

SACRED HEART ACADEMY, MARGARET MINETT Hometown: Garden City

SACRED HEART ACADEMY, MARGARET MINETT Hometown: Garden City GPA: 104.02 (weighted) Activities: National Honor Society, Science Honor Society, French Honor Society, Math Honor Society, speech and debate president, dramatic interpretation team captain, president and choreographer of "The Nutcracker" production, Girl Scouts Silver Award College and major: Mount Holyoke College, biology

SANFORD H. CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL, MATTHEW GARBER Hometown:

SANFORD H. CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL, MATTHEW GARBER Hometown: North Merrick GPA: 101.33 (weighted) Activities: National Honor Society, district governor of New York District Key Club, AP Scholar with Distinction, Science Club, National Merit Commended Scholar, Math Honor Society, Science Honor Society College and major: University of Pennsylvania, applied mathematics, political science

SAYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, MATTHEW TOMKO Hometown: Sayville GPA:

SAYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, MATTHEW TOMKO Hometown: Sayville GPA: 106.33 (weighted) Activities: All-State musician, Tri-M treasurer and board member, Brookhaven National Laboratory summer research program, National Honor Society, newspaper, Robotics Club, Mathletes College and major: Stony Brook University Honors Program, computer science

SEAFORD HIGH SCHOOL, EVAN GRODER Hometown: Seaford GPA:

SEAFORD HIGH SCHOOL, EVAN GRODER Hometown: Seaford GPA: 102.75 (unweighted) Activities: National Honor Society, Key Club, Freshman Mentors, jazz band, Tri-M, Robotics College and major: Undecided, undecided

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SEWANHAKA HIGH SCHOOL, JESSICA HERNANDEZ Hometown: Elmont GPA:

SEWANHAKA HIGH SCHOOL, JESSICA HERNANDEZ Hometown: Elmont GPA: 102.19 (unweighted) Activities: Varsity volleyball team co-captain, SADD co-president, volunteer at Pets4Luv Foundation, National Spanish Exam Gold and Silver recipient, Science Honor Society, World Language Honor Society College and major: Cornell University, biomedical engineering

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL, WILLIAM GARRISON Hometown: Shelter Island

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL, WILLIAM GARRISON Hometown: Shelter Island GPA: 99.90 (weighted) Activities: National Honor Society, jazz ensemble, varsity cross-country captain, drama club lead actor, yearbook staff, Science Club, varsity winter track captain College and major: University at Buffalo, biomedical engineering

SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER HIGH SCHOOL, KYLE HIGGINS Hometown: Shoreham

SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER HIGH SCHOOL, KYLE HIGGINS Hometown: Shoreham GPA: 102.17 (weighted) Activities: Varsity lacrosse, National Honor Society vice president, community programs lacrosse coach, Academic All-County varsity basketball, AP Scholar with Honor, second-team All-Division football, Natural Helpers Club College and major: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, aerospace engineering

SMITHTOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, YE HU 'DAVID' HWANG Hometown:

SMITHTOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, YE HU 'DAVID' HWANG Hometown: Seoul, South Korea GPA: 99.15 (weighted) Activities: Leaders in Missions team, student government secretary, Science Honor Society president, SCMEA All-County Concert participant, LINK Low Ropes Team Building, Academic Excellence Award College and major: Pratt Institute, architecture

SOUTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL, GRACE FEINER Hometown: Rockville

SOUTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL, GRACE FEINER Hometown: Rockville Centre GPA: 104.32 (weighted) Activities: Varsity volleyball captain, All-County and Scholar Athlete, Camp ANCHOR staff member, Girl Scouts, Athletes Helping Athletes, CYO volleyball head coach College and major: Elon University, psychology

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SOUTHOLD JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, MEG PICKERELL Hometown: Southold

SOUTHOLD JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, MEG PICKERELL Hometown: Southold GPA: 98.33 (unweighted) Activities: North Fork Academy of Dance dancer and student teacher, Drama Club actress, singer and choreographer, Peconic Landing Nursing Home recreation volunteer, Interact Club vice president, East End Arts association, Suffolk Zone Leadership Award College and major: Temple University, Honors Program, undecided

ST. ANTHONY'S HIGH SCHOOL, CHRISTINA BADALAMENTI Hometown: Bayport

ST. ANTHONY'S HIGH SCHOOL, CHRISTINA BADALAMENTI Hometown: Bayport GPA: 105.82 (weighted) Activities: Pit orchestra, cross-country, honors orchestra president, Helping Hands, National Honor Society, Friar Faithful, Math Honor Society College and major: Middlebury College, environmental science, international/global studies

ST. DOMINIC HIGH SCHOOL, MELINA RANDAZZO Hometown: North

ST. DOMINIC HIGH SCHOOL, MELINA RANDAZZO Hometown: North Massapequa GPA: 100.01 (weighted) Activities: New York National Chemical Society Award, Science Honor Society, Math Honor Society, varsity basketball captain, varsity lacrosse captain, varsity volleyball captain, Health and Science Careers Club president College and major: Undecided, biology

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST DIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOL, DOMINICK

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST DIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOL, DOMINICK JOHN RICH Hometown: Bay Shore GPA: 104.53 (weighted) Activities: National Merit finalist, National Honor Society vice president, varsity basketball, St. Ann Soup Kitchen volunteer, Catholic Charities volunteer College and major: Johns Hopkins University, molecular biology, pre-medicine

ST. MARY'S HIGH SCHOOL, CIARA WARNER Hometown: Hempstead

ST. MARY'S HIGH SCHOOL, CIARA WARNER Hometown: Hempstead GPA: 104.07 (weighted) Activities: Varsity volleyball, National Honor Society officer, Project Rebuild, Stock Market Club, Stock Market Game winner, Campus Ministry Junior and Senior Shepherd, Spanish Honor Society College and major: St. John's University, undecided

SYOSSET HIGH SCHOOL, BEN RHEE Hometown: Syosset GPA:

SYOSSET HIGH SCHOOL, BEN RHEE Hometown: Syosset GPA: 100.00 (unweighted) Activities: U.S. Presidential Scholar, science research program, Regeneron Science Talent Search 2017 prizewinning scholar, National Chemistry Olympiad finalist, National Merit finalist, AP Scholar with Distinction, senior class treasurer College and major: Harvard University, biosciences

THE STONY BROOK SCHOOL, JOY-LOUISE GAPE Hometown: Smithtown

THE STONY BROOK SCHOOL, JOY-LOUISE GAPE Hometown: Smithtown GPA: 4.20 (unweighted) Activities: Junior varsity girls soccer, sailing, Locks of Love, 30-Hour Famine, Peanut Butter & Jelly group College and major: Stony Brook University, undecided

UNIONDALE HIGH SCHOOL, BRYAN ROJAS TORRES Hometown: Uniondale

UNIONDALE HIGH SCHOOL, BRYAN ROJAS TORRES Hometown: Uniondale GPA: 98.78 (unweighted) Activities: Model UN, National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, Key Club, Young Leadership Conference, DECA College and major: Hofstra University, economics

UPPER ROOM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, ANGELIQUE ROBERSON Hometown: Wheatley

UPPER ROOM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, ANGELIQUE ROBERSON Hometown: Wheatley Heights GPA: 3.94 (weighted) Activities: Cheerleading, select choir, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, English Honor Society College and major: Iona College, business management

VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, GABRIELLA REYES Hometown:

VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, GABRIELLA REYES Hometown: Valley Stream GPA: 104.97 (weighted) Activities: FBLA State Leadership Conference, National Honor Society secretary, select choir, jazz band and community band baritone saxophonist, dance team, AP Scholar with Honor, SEEKERS Club president College and major: Ohio State University, international studies

VALLEY STREAM NORTH HIGH SCHOOL, SAHAR CARAVAN Hometown:

VALLEY STREAM NORTH HIGH SCHOOL, SAHAR CARAVAN Hometown: Malverne GPA: 107.1 (unweighted) Activities: National Honor Society president, Language Honor Society president, It's Academic captain, grade council, Math Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society College and major: Undecided, pre-medicine

VALLEY STREAM SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL, JESSICA MA Hometown:

VALLEY STREAM SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL, JESSICA MA Hometown: Valley Stream GPA: 105.36 (weighted) Activities: National Honor Society vice president, Math Honor Society treasurer, Tri-M, district and chamber orchestra first-chair cello, Key Club, Cultural Society co-president and choreographer College and major: Princeton University, economics, math

W.T. CLARKE HIGH SCHOOL, PRIYA AGGARWAL Hometown: Levittown

W.T. CLARKE HIGH SCHOOL, PRIYA AGGARWAL Hometown: Levittown GPA: 108.55 (weighted) Activities: DECA president, Multicultural Club, computer science initiative co-founder, National English Honor Society co-president, National Honor Society secretary, school newspaper layout staff, Mathletes College and major: Stony Brook University, human evolutionary biology

WALDORF SCHOOL OF GARDEN CITY, WEIEN GUO Hometown:

WALDORF SCHOOL OF GARDEN CITY, WEIEN GUO Hometown: Shanghai, China GPA: 95.82 (unweighted) Activities: American Mathematics Competitions first place, Camp Glen Brook group leader, student council class treasurer, Shanghai Ruijin Hospital volunteer, Professional Association of Diving Instructors, orchestra College and major: University of Washington, science

WALT WHITMAN HIGH SCHOOL, KARTHIKEYAN MAYILVAHANAN Hometown: Huntington

WALT WHITMAN HIGH SCHOOL, KARTHIKEYAN MAYILVAHANAN Hometown: Huntington Station GPA: 99.41 (weighted) Activities: Huntington Hospital volunteer, Mathletes, varsity tennis, Teen Advisory Board member at South Huntington Public Library, karate at American Kempo Karate, fencing College and major: Stony Brook University, psychology

WALTER G. O'CONNELL COPIAGUE HIGH SCHOOL, MIKAYLA ANGEL

WALTER G. O'CONNELL COPIAGUE HIGH SCHOOL, MIKAYLA ANGEL Hometown: Copiague GPA: 103.39 (unweighted) Activities: Tri-M president, National Honor Society president, marching band president, varsity track and field captain, varsity field hockey captain, Math team president, One Mind Club leader College and major: University of Pennsylvania, economics

WANTAGH HIGH SCHOOL, THOMAS SULLIVAN Hometown: Wantagh GPA:

WANTAGH HIGH SCHOOL, THOMAS SULLIVAN Hometown: Wantagh GPA: 105.74 (weighted) Activities: Camp ANCHOR volunteer, varsity basketball captain, University of Rochester Bausch + Lomb Honorary Science Award, AP Scholar with Distinction, National Honor Society vice president, Science Honor Society vice president College and major: Georgetown University, pre-medicine

WARD MELVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, ISABELLE SCOTT Hometown: East

WARD MELVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, ISABELLE SCOTT Hometown: East Setauket GPA: 104.86 (weighted) Activities: Mock Trial co-president, published author, kickboxing, met with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor after winning Federal Bar Association Civics Essay Contest, three-time winner of Walt Whitman poetry contest, Art Honor Society co-president College and major: Brown University, journalism

W.C. MEPHAM HIGH SCHOOL, KRISTINA SCHWAB Hometown: Bellmore

W.C. MEPHAM HIGH SCHOOL, KRISTINA SCHWAB Hometown: Bellmore GPA: 100.11 (weighted) Activities: Relay for Life leadership committee chair, varsity badminton captain, SADD treasurer, varsity tennis, National Honor Society, Math team, Habitat for Humanity, Leo Club College and major: University of Pittsburgh, Honors College, neuroscience

WEST BABYLON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, MICHAEL LEE Hometown:

WEST BABYLON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, MICHAEL LEE Hometown: West Babylon GPA: 107.84 (weighted) Activities: Student association vice president, National Honor Society, Science Olympiad, Foreign Language Honor Society, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, National Grid Engineering Pipeline Program, The Goonies travel deck hockey team College and major: Georgia Institute of Technology, aerospace engineering

WEST HEMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL, TINA TUDISCO Hometown: West

WEST HEMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL, TINA TUDISCO Hometown: West Hempstead GPA: 102.25 (weighted) Activities: Class president, National Honor Society, Mathletes president, Italian Honor Society, Theater Club president, U.S. Presidential Scholarship, Leon Pollack Scholarship College and major: Adelphi University, Honors College, childhood education, history

WEST ISLIP HIGH SCHOOL, JACK DUFFY Hometown: West

WEST ISLIP HIGH SCHOOL, JACK DUFFY Hometown: West Islip GPA: 103.69 (weighted) Activities: Winter track and field, spring track and field, mixed chorus, Chorale, National English Honor Society, National Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society College and major: Binghamton University, engineering

WESTBURY HIGH SCHOOL, TALOUTE WILNAPHEKIE Hometown: Westbury GPA:

WESTBURY HIGH SCHOOL, TALOUTE WILNAPHEKIE Hometown: Westbury GPA: 100.31 (weighted) Activities: National Honor Society, varsity track, Literacy Nassau book club volunteer, student council member, AP Scholar, Ascend mentoring program, Principal's Honor Roll College and major: University of Pennsylvania, undecided

WESTHAMPTON BEACH HIGH SCHOOL, REILLY DUNNING Hometown: East

WESTHAMPTON BEACH HIGH SCHOOL, REILLY DUNNING Hometown: East Quogue GPA: 100.30 (weighted) Activities: National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, varsity soccer captain, varsity basketball captain, varsity lacrosse captain College and major: University of Maryland, Honors College, undecided

WILLIAM FLOYD HIGH SCHOOL, MICHAEL HALL Hometown: Shirley

WILLIAM FLOYD HIGH SCHOOL, MICHAEL HALL Hometown: Shirley GPA: 102.20 (weighted) Activities: YMCA Youth and Government, National Honor Society, student government, AP Scholar with Honor, Breast Cancer Walk, Colonial Youth and Family Services volunteer, nursing home volunteer College and major: Stevenson University, applied math

WYANDANCH MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL, ANNEKE PARKINSON Hometown: Wyandanch

WYANDANCH MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL, ANNEKE PARKINSON Hometown: Wyandanch GPA: 3.80 (unweighted) Activities: National Honor Society vice president, executive council treasurer, varsity soccer team, Smart Scholars Early College Program, NYCOM STEP Program, varsity softball team, Robotics Club College and major: University of Tampa, exercise physiology

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