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Meet the Top Ten Class of 2019 Graduates

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Mrs. Caroline Goss, Cambridge Jr./Sr. High Secondary Principal, is pleased to announce the top ten graduates of the class of 2019.

Rhiannon Darling earned the honor as class valedictorian. She is a member of the Cambridge chapter of the National Honor Society where she served as president. She played soccer, basketball, softball, and participated in yearbook club. Rhiannon is a volunteer with VOSCA, and a counselor for the Cambridge youth basketball program. She plans to attend Brown University to study ecology and evolutionary biology. Rhiannon is the daughter of Colette and Dean Darling.

Cassandra Bovie earned the honor of class salutatorian. She held various leadership positions throughout her high school career as class vice president, vice president of the Cambridge chapter of the National Honor Society, and co-consul of Latin Club. She is active in the community volunteering for VOSCA and the Cambridge Public Library where she will work this summer. She plans on attending Nazareth College to study early childhood education. Cassandra is the daughter of Monica and David Bovee.

Nethanel Woodcock is a member of the Cambridge chapter of the National Honor Society, played varsity golf, baseball, and volunteers for VOSCA. He holds great interest in 3-D print manufacturing, prosthetics, and forging. He plans on attending Hudson Valley Community College to study mechanical engineering. Nethanel is the son of Kate Cruz and Tim Woodcock and is a step-son to Angel Cruz and Mary Baker.

Autumn Headwell is a member of the Cambridge chapter of the National Honor Society and was president of the Student Council. Autumn was selected as the Adirondack Area School Board’s Association (AASBA) scholarship recipient. She played tennis, ran indoor and outdoor track, and was a member of the robotics team and yearbook staff. She plans to attend Wentworth Institute of Technology to study biology. Autumn is the daughter of Teresa Headwell and Roy Headwell.

Alex Hommel is a member of the Cambridge chapter of the National Honor Society, a member of chess club, and served as a class officer. He was the delegate selected to attend boys’ state at SUNY Morrisville in the summer of 2018. He plans to attend Hudson Valley Community College to study civil engineering. Alex is the son of Lisa and Jeff Hommel.  

Tre Rossi is a member of the Cambridge chapter of the National Honor Society where he served as treasurer. He is an avid downhill ski racer and captain of the Sillwater-Cambridge ski team, as well as a member of Spanish Club and Student Council. Tre earned Eagle Scout rank and is a senior patrol leader of Boy Scout Troop #61. He volunteers for VOSCA, and is an altar server at St. Patrick’s Church. He plans to attended Middlebury College with an undeclared major. Tre is the son of Margaret Surowka and Ralph Rossi.


Leah Jaffe was a member of the “Whatever!” journal’s editing team the past two years since the publication’s revival, which published her photograph “Paw Patrol” in the 2018-2019 edition. She was a drama club member and an elementary drama club assistant, and VOSCA volunteer. She plans to attend Clark University to study physical science or history. Leah is the daughter of Edwin Schiele and Deborah Jaffe.

 

Daniel Maguire is a member of the Cambridge chapter of the National Honor Society. He played baseball, soccer, and volunteered as a student aide. He plans on attending Stony Brook University to major in environmental studies. Daniel is the son of Cindy and Jim Maguire.

Jackson Hagadorn is a member of the Boy Scouts and will attend Hudson Valley Community College to study business. He works at the IGA as a cashier. Jackson is the son of Courtney and Adam Dearstyne.

Natalie Giordano participated with band every year since seventh grade, and was selected to perform in the Zone 7 Area All-State Festival multiple times. Natalie was a class officer and member of the Student Council throughout grades 9-12, and a member of the softball and soccer team grades 9 and 10. She has volunteered as an animal camp counselor, volunteers for Saratoga Hospital, is a member of the Girl Scouts, and works part-time at Clark’s Pizzeria. She will study psychology at Union College. Natalie is the daughter of Laura Sieme-Giordano and John Giordano.