District Announces Class of 2020 Top Ten Graduates
Cambridge Central School District is pleased to announce the class of 2020 top ten graduates. They are:
Valedictorian Abigail Maher was an active member of the National Honor Society, environmental club, Latin club, student government, drama club, band, yearbook committee, the district’s strategic plan committee, and a member of the soccer and basketball teams. Abigail has also been active outside of school through her sheep 4-H club, participating in the Washington County Fair, and volunteer work. She participates in Irish step dance, plays the clarinet, and performed in productions at Hubbard Hall. She enjoys spending time outdoors, going on adventures, reading, drawing, caring for her sheep, and being with friends and family. By the time the quarantine is over, she hopes to have learned at least one new language and to have read a great deal more literature, especially pertaining to historical social movements. Abigail will attend Yale University with an undeclared major at this time.
Salutatorian Alice Roosevelt was an active member of the student council, National Honor Society, environmental club, the “Whatever” art and literary journal, drama club, the district’s strategic plan committee, and a member of the track and volleyball teams. She is also a potter, a dancer, an actor, a singer, an amateur botanist, a budding conservationist, and she loves puns. Through participating in these various activities, she has learned many valuable lessons and discovered her passion for environmental conservation. Alice will attend the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and major in conservation biology, with the goal of working in environmental policy or education.
Mallory Brownell graduates third in the class. She held several leadership roles as class officers, as well as treasurer of the National Honor Society. She was a member of VOSCA and the soccer team. Mallory will attend SUNY Plattsburgh to major in biomedical sciences.
Jordan Brown graduates fourth in the class. He was the class president, a member of the National Honor Society, and member of the district’s strategic plan committee. He ran indoor and outdoor track, played soccer, and enjoyed cheering on his friends at football and basketball games. Jordan will attend the University of Florida to major in biochemistry.
Matthew Romack graduates fifth in the class. He held several leadership roles as class officers and was a member of the National Honor Society, VOSCA, and was selected as a delegate for Boys’ State. Matthew was a member of the basketball team and soccer team, and was the soccer team captain for two years. He also enjoys tennis, video games, spending time with his dog, and watching
YouTube. Matthew will attend the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to pursue a doctor of pharmacy degree.
Calvin Schneider graduates sixth in the class. He is a member of the National Honor Society, and the football, basketball, and lacrosse teams. In his junior year, Calvin became involved in VOSCA and participated in the annual trip to South Carolina to help rebuild homes. He is a self-taught guitarist and enjoys playing 90’s alternative rock, as well as watching movies with his family. Calvin will attend Union College to major in managerial economics.
Eden Bailey graduates seventh in the class. Throughout her entire high school career, she was a member of the varsity track and volleyball teams, and was co-captain of the volleyball team her junior and senior years. Eden was also a member of the art club, Spanish club, and participated in student government. In her free time, she enjoys playing the piano, playing the ukulele, singing, drawing, snowboarding, skiing, and skateboarding. She loves the outdoors, flowers, traveling, hiking, going on adventures, and spending time with friends. Eden will attend Gordon College where she will major in biology and play volleyball.
Gabriel Sgambettera graduates eighth in the class. Throughout his entire high school career, he was on the football and lacrosse teams, and was named captain in both sports. In addition to participating in sports, Gabriel enjoys coaching and refereeing for Cambridge Youth Lacrosse. He always enjoys playing the Irish fiddle. Gabriel will attend Union College where he will major in biology and play lacrosse.
Vanessa Evans graduates ninth in the class. She was a class officer, a member of the student council, and a member of VOSCA. Throughout her entire high school career Vanessa was a member of the varsity soccer team and ran indoor and outdoor track. Vanessa will attend Mercyhurst University where she will major in biology and play soccer.
Adrianna Roarke graduates tenth in the class. She enjoys playing volleyball and tennis in her free time, as well as bullet journaling and playing video games. Adrianna will attend the University at Buffalo and major in computer science.