Meet the 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

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The high school’s Class of 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian are Caroline Meehan and Justine Rizzo, respectively.

Meehan, an AP Scholar with Distinction and Long Island Arts Alliance Scholar-Artist, finished with a weighted GPA of 109.22. A News 12 Scholar-Athlete, she earned All-Division status for spring track and Academic All-County status for cross-country and track. As a violinist, Meehan earned NYSCAME and LISFA recognition and serves as president of the school’s Tri-M Honor Society. She will study mechanical engineering at Northeastern University.

Rizzo, an AP Scholar with Distinction and AP Capstone Diploma recipient, earned a GPA of 107.94.  She is co-president of the school’s National Honor Society, a member of the Foreign Language Honor Society and first violinist of the honors symphony orchestra. Rizzo will attend the University of Delaware, where she plans to major in chemical engineering.